Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Dreamcast Pseudolus from A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM!
We asked, and you answered! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the classic musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum just celebrated the anniversary of its opening night on Broadway! To celebrate, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to name the stars that they would love to see take on the iconic role of Pseudolus. Check out some of your most popular answers below!
Alex Brightman is a Tony Award nominee this year for playing the Ghost with the Most, Beetlejuice. He also starred as Dewey Finn in Broadway's School of Rock, as well as appearing in the Broadway productions of Matilda, Wicked, and Big Fish, and Glory Days.
Josh Gad received a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon. He has also appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and be seen on screen in films such as Beauty and the Beast.
@the.broadway.hotdog on Instagram - "James freaking Corden"
James Corden is the host of this year's Tony Awards and is the host of The Late Late Show. He received a Tony Award for his performance in One Man, Two Guvnors and has also appeared on stage in The History Boys.
Dan Fogler is a Tony Award winner for his performance as William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. He can be seen on screen as Jacob Kolawski in the Harry Potter spin-off film series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
@ozjust4 - "Would love to see Whoopi reprise the role"
Whoopi Goldberg is a star of stage and screen who won an Academy Award for her performance in the film "Ghost." She has also been seen in the film of "The Color Purple" and has appeared on stage in Broadway's Xanadu and the West End's Sister Act.
Danny Burstein is a six-time Tony nominee who's about to star in the Broadway production of Moulin Rouge. He has also recently appeared on Broadway in My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, and Cabaret among others.
@ozjust4 on Instagram - "Rosie"
Rosie O'Donnell is a comedian and star of stage and screen who was a longtime host of both The Rosie O'Donnell Show and The View. Her stage credits include the 1994 revival of Grease and the 2004 revival of Fiddler on the Roof.
Brian d'Arcy James is currently starring in the Tony-nominated production of The Ferryman. His other Broadway performances include his Tony-nominated runs in Something Rotten, Shrek, and the Sweet Smell of Success. He also appeared in the Oscar-winning film Spotlight.
Brian Stokes Mitchell is a Tony Award winner for his turn in the 2000 Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate. He has also been seen in the Broadway productions of Man of La Mancha, Shuffle Along, and Ragtime among others.
@ozjust4 on Instagram - "Bernadette"
Bernadette Peters is a two-time Tony Award winner who was most recently seen on Broadway as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! She has also had star turns in the Broadway productions of Into the Woods, Follies, Gypsy, and A Little Night Music among others.