Nick Jonas is back on Broadway. The Jonas Brother will start his stint as J. Pierrepont Finch in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” tonight.
The part of Pierrepont has been played by two other people so far. “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” originally starred Daniel Radcliffe. “Glee” star Darren Criss took on the role next and now it’s Nick Jonas’ turn.
Jonas tweeted his excitement today: “Opening day has arrived!”
Entertainment Weekly reports that “Ugly Betty” star Michael Urie is also joining the cast as Bud Frump.
Jonas isn’t a stranger to the stage. Jonas has already been in “Les Miserables,” “Beauty in the Beast,” and “Annie Get Your Gun.”
Here’s a clip of Nick Jonas singing the opening to “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
Here’s a behind the scenes look at the new production.
EW reports that Jonas’ first attempt as Broadway leading man in Les Miserables received mixed reviews. Do you think Nick Jonas will be able to win over critics tonight?