Actor who has yet to perform on Broadway who you would pay to see?

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As far as I know, Steve Carrell has never performed and I'd love to see him. And I know he's young so of course he hasn't, but Timothee Chalamet would be a treat to see in any drama.
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Mike Barrett said: "As far as I know, Steve Carrell has never performed and I'd love to see him. And I know he's young so of course he hasn't, but Timothee Chalamet would be a treat to see in any drama. "

Huh?  Chalamet is too young to have been on Broadway?   He’s 24 not 8.  Lucas Hedges is 23 and in THE WAVERLY GALLERY right now.   Heck, Matthew Broderick was in his teens when he was in countless Broadway plays.  <<edited by BWW staff>>

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Chalamet was great off-Broadway in John Patrick Shanley's Prodigal Son in 2016.
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Mike Barrett said: "As far as I know, Steve Carrell has never performed and I'd love to see him. And I know he's young so of course he hasn't, but Timothee Chalamet would be a treat to see in any drama."

Tim-o-tay was also off-broadway a few years ago in a play, Prodigal Son at MTC.

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There have been lots of thread similar to this over the years, but Ill keep responding with the same answer until it finally happens:

Christoph Waltz!!!
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Allegedly, Steve Carell has no interest in performing on Broadway. Of course, other people have said that and then persuasive producers or great roles have coaxed them to the stage.

I'd love to see three of today's Oscar nominees onstage: Christian Bale (who got his start in theatre in the UK), Melissa McCarthy, and Richard E. Grant.

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I’d like to see Kate Winslet on Broadway one day. She also only needs a Tony to complete the EGOT (Altho no idea what she got her Grammy for!)

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Woah relax people. Timothee hasn't had a major film career for too long, yes he was in films before he broke out in Call Me By Your Name but he was likely not a major consideration for Broadway. I'm aware of his age and that there's literally a baby currently on Broadway as well in The Ferryman. I wasn't aware he was off Broadway as well
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Also, while there are plenty of exceptions, generally very few actors in their early 20s have been on Broadway, especially if you don't count child actors (which Chalamet was not, to my knowledge). It may have been wrong to say "of course" he hasn't, but it's not that much of a stretch. 

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JBC3 said: "Chalamet was great off-Broadway in John Patrick Shanley's Prodigal Son in 2016."

Agreed!  The play itself, on the other hand...

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Would love to see Connie Britton on stage
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Arnold Schwarzenegger (Lee) and Clint Eastwood (Austin)  in True West.

I was going to nominate Roger Howarth (Todd in One Life to Live) but a check on IBDB says he was in The Lion In Winter.

Sandra Bullock, Amy Adams and Isla Fisher in Crimes of the Heart

 

 

 

 

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Michael Emerson. Full stop.
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With full awareness that it would likely never happen: Joaquin Phoenix.
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themysteriousgrowl said: "
Michael Emerson. Full stop."

Emerson was on Broadway twice per ibdb. Iceman Cometh in 1999 and Hedda Gabler in 2001-2002

 

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Sandra Bullock
Leo Dicaprio
Timothee Chalamet
Cher ( I know she was back decades ago)
Jennifer Aniston
John Travolta
Ryan Reynolds
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I would love to see Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi as stunt casts in a Tangled musical. They are at the age range where they can pull off those characters still. And yes I know Zachary has been on Broadway.

Others I would like to see:
Emily Blunt in a Mary Poppins revival but I would really settle for anything
Dan Stevens as Henry Higgins
Nadia Bjorlin from Days Of Our Lives
Kristen Bell as an Anna stunt cast
Amy Adams
Patrick Dempsey
Emma Watson
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Emily Blunt, 100%
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My #1 would be Nicole Kidman.
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gleek4114 said: "My #1 would be Nicole Kidman."  Kidman was on Broadway in The Blue Room 1998-1999.  

 

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It's too late, but Jack Nicholson.  

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Benedict Cumberbatch is overdue. He's done a lot of work on the London stage, but never in New York, to my knowledge. Same goes for Tom Hiddleston. I imagine both have gotten offers many times that didn't pan out. I'll also add Claire Foy to that category of British stage/screen stars who just have never done a play in New York before. Lily Collins as well.

As for a younger group without as much stage experience, I would love to see Olivia Cooke, who was really amazing in Amazon's Vanity Fair. Many actors mentioned previously in this thread I fear would struggle to make their subtle choices come across in big theaters, but I think Margo Robbie, Jennifer Lawrence, and Anne Hathaway could all carry star vehicles.

On a related note, it's been over 40 years now since Meryl Streep has been on Broadway. It's been over a decade since her last stage performance (Mother Courage). I would pay so much money that I don't have to be able to see her on Broadway.

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Both Anna Kendrick and John Travolta have appeared on bway.

The former even got a. Tony nom. The later was in the original run (as a replacement) of Grease.

 

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