Tuesday, July 22, 2008

American Idol's Diana Degarmo Will Star on Broadway in Godspell

The Broadway/American Idol connection just won't die!

After Season 3 champ Fantasia wow'ed audiences with her performance in The Color Purple, that season's runner-up, Diana Degarmo, will now star opposite Gavin Creel in this summer's revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell. Go Diana!

Since appearing on Idol, Degarmo starred in a national tour of Brooklyn and made her Broadway debut as Penny Pingleton in Hairspray. She also appeared on the CMT show "Gone Country."

Also appearing in the show are Joshua Henry as Judas with Uzo Aduba, Andrew Arrington, Sara Chase, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, David Josefsberg, Telly Leung, Kyle Post, Dana Steingold, Maria Thayer and Daniel Torres.

Performances start September 23 at the Barrymore Theatre.

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