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All 38 of The Tony Award Nominees & Winners Who Voiced Animated Disney Characters

September 8th, 2016 by

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The line between Disney and Broadway continues to blur as Feinstein’s/54 Below gears up for The Broadway Villains Party on Sept 15 and The Broadway Prince Party on October 17—and who could forget the OG The Broadway Princess Party? Yup, Broadway folk have always loved belting a Disney tune, and below we look at the 38 Tony Award nominees or winners (* denotes a Tony win) who have seared themselves into our collective childhoods singing songs from the 55 animated Disney films.

Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Miserables, Chess)
Pocahontas, “Colors of the Wind”/“Just Around the River Bend”

Linda Hunt (End of the World)
Pocahontas, “Listen with Your Heart”

Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon*) with She Loves Me’s Brad Kane
Aladdin, “A Whole New World”

Bruce Adler (Crazy for You,Those Were the Days)
Aladdin, “Arabian Nights”

Jonathan Freeman (She Loves Me)
Aladdin, “Prince Ali Reprise”

Nathan Lane (The Producers*, Forum*, Guys & Dolls, The Nance)
The Lion King, “Hakuna Matata”

Jeremy Irons (The Real Thing*)
The Lion King, “Be Prepared”

Jodi Benson (Crazy for You)
The Little Mermaid, “Part of Your World”

Samuel E. Wright (The Lion King, The Tap Dance Kid)
The Little Mermaid, “Under the Sea”/“Kiss the Girl”

Pat Carroll (Catch a Star!)
The Little Mermaid, “Poor Unfortunate Souls”

René Auberjonois (City of Angels, Big River, The Good Doctor, Coco*)
The Little Mermaid, “Les Poissons"

Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, or Change*, A Raisin in the Sun)
The Princess and the Frog, “Almost There”/“Down in New Orleans”

Keith David (Jelly’s Last Jam)
The Princess and the Frog, “Friends on the Other Side”

Billy Joel (Movin’ Out*)
Oliver and Company, “Why Should I Worry”

Bette Midler (1974 Tony Award recipient)
Oliver and Company, “Perfect Isn’t Easy”

Roger Miller (Big River*)
Robin Hood, “Oo De Lally”/ “Not in Nottingham”

Pearl Bailey (1968 Special Tony Award recipient)
The Fox and the Hound, “Best of Friends”

Jack Albertson (The Subject Was Roses*, The Sunshine Boys)
The Fox and the Hound, “A Huntin’ Man”

Jerry Orbach (Chicago, Promises, Promises*, Guys and Dolls)
Beauty and the Beast, “Be Our Guest”

Angela Lansbury (Mame*, A Little Night Music, Blithe Spirit*, Deuce, Sweeney Todd*, Gypsy*, Dear World*)
Beauty and the Beast, “Beauty and the Beast”

Tom Hulce (A Few Good Men, Spring Awakening*, American Idiot)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, “Out There”/ “Heaven’s Light”

Paul Kandel (The Who’s Tommy)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, “Topsy Turvy”

Jason Alexander (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway*) & Charles Kimbrough (Company)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, “A Guy Like You”

Roger Bart (The Producers, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown*)
Hercules, “Go the Distance”

Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast)
Hercules, “I Won’t Say I’m in Love”

Lillias White (The Life*, Fela) & LaChanze (The Color Purple*, Once on This Island)
Hercules, “Gospel Truth”/ “Zero to Hero”/ “A Star Is Born”

Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon*) & Beth Fowler (The Boy from Oz, Sweeney Todd)
Mulan, “Honor to Us All”

Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon*)
Mulan, “Reflection”

Harvey Fierstein (Hairspray*, Torch Song Trilogy*, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles* Casa Valentina, Kinky Boots)
Mulan, “A Girl Worth Fighting For”

Tom Jones (1992 Tony Award recipient, I Do! I Do!, 100 in the Shade)
The Emperor's New Groove, “Perfect World”

Eartha Kitt (The Wild Party, Timbuktu!)
The Emperor's New Groove, “Snuff Out The Light (Yzma's Song)”

Sting (The Last Ship)
The Emperor's New Groove, “My Funny Friend and Me”

Donna Murphy (Passion*, Wonderful Town, The People in the Picture, Lovemusik, The King and I*)
Tangled, “Mother Knows Best”

Zachary Levi (She Loves Me)
Tangled, “I’ve Got a Dream”/ “I See the Light”

Jonathan Groff (Hamilton, Spring Awakening)
Frozen, “Reindeer(s) Are Better Than People”

Santino Fontana (Cinderella)
Frozen, “Love Is an Open Door”

Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon)
Frozen, “In Summer”

Idina Menzel (Wicked*, Rent, If/Then)
Frozen, “For the First Time in Forever”/“Let It Go”