Our Readers Pick the 10 Broadway Hunks They'd Cast in Magic Mike The Musical | Playbill

Polls Our Readers Pick the 10 Broadway Hunks They'd Cast in Magic Mike The Musical "Magic Mike XXL," the sequel to the steamy comedy about the lifestyle of male strippers, hit theatres July 1. With a Broadway musical version of the franchise also in the works, we asked our readers to tell us who they want to see strip down and belt it out in Magic Mike the Musical. Here's who made the list!
Nick Adams
Nick Adams

Next to Normal Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, whose musical If/Then recently concluded its Broadway run, are at work on the Broadway musical adaptation of the first film.

Read more here: Going to See the "Magic Mike" Movie Sequel? Here's the Latest on the Broadway Musical

Here's a look at the Broadway hunks our readers picked to spread some Magic... on Broadway!

Nick Adams

Nick Adams Fan Spot: Stop looking!! There isn't anyone out there that could play a more perfect Magic Mike than @TheNickAdams!! Hire him NOW!!!!
Shari Vallone: @TheNickAdams Nick Adams, who else??
Carlos Landa: No doubt about it...Nick Adams!

Readers overwhelmingly voted for hunky actor Nick Adams, who has appeared on Broadway as Felicia in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, as well as in La Cage aux Folles, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, The Pirate Queen and Chicago.

Charlie Williams

Zach: Charlie Williams

Hunky Broadway dancer Charlie Williams (check out his Instagram here!) has appeared in Memphis and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He stole the show as the ticking crocodile in NBC's Peter Pan Live! last season.

Kyle Dean Massey
Kyle Dean Massey Photo by Joan Marcus

Kyle Dean Massey

Jay Vanderwoude: Kyle Dean Massey

Kyle Dean Massey made his Broadway debut as a replacement in Xanadu. He's gone on to appear in Wicked, Next to Normal and the starring role of Pippin.

Ethan Daniel: Andy Mientus!!

Andy Mientus starred as Marius in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables and has gone on to hit it big with TV fans in "Smash" and "The Flash."

Aaron Tveit

Alex Lucci: Aaron Tveit!!!!!

Aaron Tveit, well known to TV fans as the star of "Graceland," made his Broadway debut in Hairspray and later appeared in Wicked. He's originated roles in Catch Me If You Can and Next to Normal. Tveit also starred as Enjolras in the hit film adaptation of Les Misérables.

Taye Diggs

Michelle Defer: Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs will return to Broadway July 22 as the latest star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The stage and screen star is known for roles in "Private Practice," "Grey's Anatomy," "Kevin Hill," Rent, Wicked and the film adaptation of "Chicago."

Darren Criss
Darren Criss

Darren Criss


Broadway's current Hedwig, Darren Criss, is a fan favorite. He's appeared as a teen heartthrob in "Glee" and sold-out his limited run in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Two for the price of one pick! Andy Karl and Will Swenson

Sarah Packard: Andy Karl and Will Swenson please.

Andy Karl recently showed off his physique in Rocky. He's currently co-starring with Kristin Chenoweth in On the Twentieth Century. His numerous credits include Wicked, Saturday Night Fever, Legally Blonde and 9 to 5.

Will Swenson is another actor who's bared it all on stage. He's appeared in Hair, Les Misérables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 110 in the Shade and will co-star with his wife, actress Audra McDonald, in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production of A Moon for the Misbegotten.

Ramin Karimloo

Laura Morris: @raminkarimloo !!!

Another Broadway hunk with a steamy Instagram is Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo, the current star of Broadway's Les Misérables. He's also known for his appearances in The Phantom of the Opera and its sequel, Love Never Dies.

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