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Friday, October 1, 2010

Broadway Boys: Mr. October 2010: Benjamin Walker

With the new theatre season comes a whole new crop of potential Broadway Boys and Ladies, and so I thought I'd start with a guy who has been on the scene for awhile, but has really come into his own playing the title character in a new musical.

Whether you saw him in his debut in the 2007 revival of Inherit the Wind or the 2008 revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, or in his current show off-Broadway last season, you were no doubt struck by his charm, presence, charisma and his good looks. 

What appeals to me even more than all of that is his work ethic, choosing to remain with his current project and seeing it through its final stages rather than take the bigger step to fame and money by turning down a starring role in the next X-Men film.

And so, without further delay, here is Mr. Broadway for October 2010... Mr. Sexypants himself, Benjamin Walker!

Benjamin Walker


His Broadway Debut:
Inherit the Wind with Christopher Plummer

His first Broadway Opening Night!





Production shots from his movie The War Boys


An Off-Broadway Production of
Romeo and Juliet - Mercutio in a dress...


An earlier incarnation of

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
He's a ROCK STAR!


Les Liaisons Dangereuses with Laura Linney,
where Ben met his future fiance, Mamie Gummer!




Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson moves
from Off-Broadway to Broadway


Engaged since this past May to the daughter
of Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer.


BBAJ hits the recording studio!


My favorite pictures of the new Broadway star!



Comments?  Leave one here.  Suggestions for future Broadway Boys or Ladies?  Email me at jkstheatrescene@yahoo.com.
Jeff
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2 comments:

  1. Good choice! I'm excited to go see Bloody Bloody.

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  2. I am really looking forward to BBAJ, myself, Marcus!

    Be sure to let me know what you thought!

    Jeff

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