The pageant will feature cast members from eight Broadway musicals as contestants: Nick Adams (The Pirate Queen), Ward Billeisen (Curtains), Frankie James Grande (Mamma Mia!), Kenway Kua (Wicked), Tyler Maynard (Mary Poppins), Paul McGill (A Chorus Line), Arbender Robinson (Hairspray), and Nick Sanchez (Tarzan).
The contestants will compete for the title crown in talent, interview, and swimsuit competitions before a panel of celebrity judges, including Cheyenne Jackson, Seth Rudetsky, and Scott Nevins. However, the final vote for the winner will be in the hands of the audience.
Mr. Broadway 2007 is written and conceived by Jeffrey Self and directed by Ryan J. Davis, with musical direction by Eric Svejcar. The pageant will include new songs by Svejcar, Lisa Lambert, Glen Kelly, Ben Cohn, and Sean McDaniel.
Tickets range from $50-$500. For more information, visit www.mrbroadway.org.