The 33 Hottest Hunks Of Broadway

These studs give a whole new meaning to “standing OH-vation.”

1. Sebastian Stan

Claims to fame: Picnic (2013), Talk Radio (2007), both on Broadway; TV/FILM: Gossip Girl (2007-2010), Once Upon A Time (2012), Political Animals (2012)

Where to see him next: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (currently filming)

Photo by Joan Marcus

2. David Nathan Perlow

Claims to Fame: La Cage aux Folles on Broadway (2010), Wicked in the 2nd National Tour (2009)

Where to see him now: as Fiyero in Wicked (returning to the 2nd National Tour on April 3)

3. Benjamin Walker

Claims to fame: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson on Broadway (2007); TV/FILM: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

Where to see him now: as Brick in the revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, currently playing at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Broadway

4. John Carroll

Claims to Fame: Follies (2011-2012) and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (2010) on Broadway, performer in Parsons Dance Company, A Chorus Line in the 1st National Tour (2008); TV/Film: Saturday Night Live, All My Children

Where to see him now: TBD; blogging for The Huffington Post

Photo by Kevin McDermott

5. Jeremy Jordan

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Claims to Fame: West Side Story (2009-2010), Bonnie & Clyde (2011), Newsies (2012), all on Broadway; TV/FILM: Joyful Noise (2012)

Where to see him now: Smash, Tuesdays at 10 pm on NBC; New York Pops 30th Anniversary Gala (April 29, 2013, Carnegie Hall); The Last Five Years (to start filming later in 2013)

6. Matthew James Thomas

Claims to Fame: Fame and Whistle Down the Wind (1999-2000, in London), Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (2011) on Broadway; TV/FILM: Britannia High (2008)

Where to see him now: as Pippin in Pippin at the Music Box Theatre (opening March 23, 2013)

7. Brian J. Smith

Claims to fame: The Columnist (2012) and Come Back, Little Sheba (2008), on Broadway; TV/FILM: Lt. Scott in “Stargate Universe” (2009-2010), Max Harding in “Gossip Girl” (2011)

Where to see him now: The Glass Menagerie as the Gentleman Caller (currently at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, but slated to move to Broadway soon)

8. Hunter Parrish

Claims to Fame: Melchior in Spring Awakening (2009) and Godspell (2011), both on Broadway; TV/FILM: Silas Botwin in Weeds(2005-2012), 17 Again (2009), Freedom Writers (2007)

Where to see him now: hosts “Two Guys and a Girl” podcast with Kyle Sherman and Allison Tyler; most recently wrapped final (8th) season of Weeds

9. Kyle Harris

Claims to Fame: played Tony in the National Tour of West Side Story (2010), Sondheim on Sondheim on Broadway (2010)

Where to see him now: Carrie Diaries on the CW (Mondays 8/7 c.)

10. John Gallagher Jr.

Claims to Fame: Moritz Stiefel in Spring Awakening (2007), Johnny aka “Jesus of Suburbia” in American Idiot; TV/FILM: Jim in The Newsroom (2012), Whatever Works (2009)

Where to see him now: The Newsroom (2012) on HBO, returning June 2013

11. Bobby Steggert

Claims to Fame: Ragtime (2009-2010) on Broadway, Stu in Yank! Off-Broadway (2010), Jimmy Curry in 110 In the Shade (2007) on Broadway

Where to see him now: Featured on Playing on Air; Big Fish at the Neil Simon Theater, Fall 2013

12. Tom Sturridge

Claims to Fame: Being Julia (2004), The Boat That Rocked (2009), On the Road (2012)

Where to see him now: Orphans on Broadway, April 2013

13. Stark Sands

Claims to Fame: Journey’s End on Broadway (2007), American Idiot on Broadway (2010-2011); TV/FILM: Six Feet Under (2002-2005), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Generation Kill (2008)

Where to see him now: Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, opening April 4, 2013

14. Jay Armstrong Johnson

Claims to Fame: Broadway debut of Catch Me If You Can (2011), Hair on Broadway (2009-2010), Mark in the National Tour of A Chorus Line (2008)

Where to see him now: Hands on a Hardbody at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre

15. Santino Fontana

Claims to Fame: Sunday in the Park With George (2008), BIlly Elliot (2008-2012), The Importance of Being Earnest (2011) (all on Broadway)

Where to see him now: as the Prince in Cinderella, currently at the Broadway Theater

16. Billy Magnussen

Claims to Fame: Broadway debut in The Ritz (2007); TV/FILM: Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009), Boardwalk Empire (2012), As the World Turns (2010)

Where to see him now: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the John Golden Theatre (previews began on March 5, 2013); Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (TV series on USA, April 2013)

17. Ben Rappaport

Claims to Fame: Picnic (2013) on Broadway; TV/FILM: Outsourced (2010-2011), Hope Springs (2012), The Brass Teapot (2012)

Where to see him now: Do It Yourself (TBS pilot, forthcoming)

18. Cory Michael Smith

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Claims to Fame: The Whale (2012), Cock (2012), The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World (2011) (all Off-Broadway)

Where to see him now: as Fred in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, currently at the Cort Theatre

19. Daniel Reichard

Claims to Fame: Candide (2008) with New York City Opera, Jersey Boys (2005) on Broadway, Forbidden Broadway: 20th Anniversary Celebration (2001)

Where to see him now: in the “Midtown Men” concert tour

20. Max von Essen

Claims to Fame: Che in Evita (2012), Les Misérables (1987, 2006) (both on Broadway), Death Takes a Holiday (2011), Off-Broadway

Where to see him next:My Fair Lady in Concert” in The Kennedy Center’s 21st Annual Spring Gala, May 5, 2013

21. Andy Karl

Claims to Fame: 9 to 5: The Musical (2009), Legally Blonde (2007), Jersey Boys (2005) (all on Broadyway), Altar Boyz (2005) Off-Broadway, Wicked (2003) on Broadway, Saturday Night Fever (1999) on Broadway

Where to see him now: as Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys at the August Wilson Theatre

22. Zak Resnick

Claims to Fame: worked as a singing waiter at Ellen’s Stardust Diner, Disaster (2012), Lucky Guy (2011) (both Off-Broadway); TV/FILM: American Idol (2011)

Where to see him now: making his Broadway debut as Sky in Mamma Mia! at the Winter Garden Theater; maintains a well-trafficked YouTube channel

23. Bryan Terrell Clark

Claims to Fame: Fences (2006) at the Pasadena Playhouse; TV/FILM: CSI:NY (2008); MUSIC: co-writer on Mary J. Blige’s “Irreversible” on My LIfe II, and featured on Michael Buble’s Crazy Love

Where to see him now: as Marvin Gaye in Motown: the Musical, playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

24. Corey Cott

Claims to Fame: cast as an alternate for the lead in Newsies just weeks after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University (2012)

Where to see him now: as Jack Kelly in Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre

25. Adam Perry

Claims to Fame: A Chorus Line (2008), Promises, Promises (2010), Anything Goes (2011), all on Broadway

Where to see him now: as Edgar in Nice Work If You Can Get It, at the Imperial Theatre

Photo by Chris Fore

26. Aaron Tveit

Claims to Fame: Hairspray (2006-2008), Wicked (2008), Next to Normal (2009-2010), Catch Me If You Can (2011), all on Broadway; TV/FILM: Gossip Girl (2009-2012), Les Miserables (2012)

Where to see him next: Graceland on USA (Summer 2013)

27. Reeve Carney

Claims to Fame: frontman in the band Carney (EP’s include Looking Glass (2004), Nothing without You (2008), Mr. Green Vol. 1 (2010)); TV/FILM: The Tempest (2010), played the “ex-boyfriend” in the music video for Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Where to see him now: as Peter Parker/Spiderman in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, at the Foxwoods Theatre

28. Matt Doyle

Claims to Fame: Spring Awakening (2006-2008), Bye Bye Birdie (2009-10), War Horse (2012)

Where to see him now: as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre

29. Gregory Haney

Claims to Fame: Bring It On: The Musical (2012), Memphis (2010-2011), both on Broadway; named one of 25 dancers to watch in 2013 by Dance Magazine

Where to see him now: as Mika in Hit the Wall, Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theater

Photo by Damien Miller

30. Neil Haskell

Claims to Fame: Bring It On: The Musical (2012, closed Dec. 30), 9 to 5: The Musical (2009), Altar Boyz (2008) Off-Broadway; TV/FILM: So You Think You Can Dance, Season 3

Where to see him now: TBD

Photo by Matthew Murphy

31. Kyle Dean Massey

Claims to Fame: Wicked (2003 on Broadway, 2005 Natl. Tour), Altar Boyz (2005) Off-Broadway, Xanadu (2008), Next to Normal (2009), both on Broadway

Where to see him now: as Fiyero in Wicked, at the George Gershwin Theatre

32. Cheyenne Jackson

Claims to Fame: The Performers (2012), Finian’s Rainbow (2009), Xanadu (2007), All Shook Up (2005), all on Broadway; TV/FILM: 30 Rock (2009-2012), Glee (2010-2011), United 93 (2006), Price Check (2012)

Where to see/hear him next: Behind the Candelabra (a TV movie that will premiere on HBO May 26, 2013); independent film Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (currently in pre-production); his latest single “Don’t Wanna Know”

Photo by Karl Simone

33. Nick Adams

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Claims to Fame: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical (2011), La Cage aux Folles (2010), Guys and Dolls (2009), all on Broadway

Where to see him next: in the New York Pops 30th Anniversary Gala (April 29, 2013, Carnegie Hall)

CORRECTION: An earlier version of #18 included an incorrect photo of Cory Michael Smith (3/22/13)

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