Star Quality: Broadway's Best Belting

By Ben Rimalower
19 Apr 2014



Sutton Foster
Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

13. Sutton Foster, Thoroughly Modern Millie

It's almost annoying how talented Sutton Foster is. A lot of people are called triple threats, but Sutton really is one. How many dancers are legitimate leading ladies whose acting can carry a show and whose belting can capture a generation? Very few. It's no surprise Sutton has been such a go-to choice for so many top productions since her storybook debut (understudy replacing the lead out of town) as Millie. From the moment she opened her throat to full blast, tearing into the final section of "Gimme, Gimme," the universe has answered with an equally resounding "yes."

Honorable Mention: Sutton Foster, The Drowsy Chaperone

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