Let’s Be Bad: Check Out 17 of Our Favorite Broadway Villains

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From evildoers we adore to scoundrels we love to hate, revisit some of Broadways most fearsome foes.
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Alex Brightman Matthew Murphy

While musicals take the audience along for the hero's journey, Broadway is also filled with a treasure trove of showstopping villains. Whether pure evil or humanized over the course of a story, these adversaries can leave as much of a mark on theatregoers as the protagonist, raising the stakes on a plot while inspiring fear and awe. As Ivy Lynn sang in Smash: “When I'm bad, I'm even better!”

From evildoers we adore to scoundrels we love to hate, revisit some of Broadways most fearsome foes and share your favorite theatre villains.

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