7 Latino Celebs Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage

In recent news, Jane the Virgin star Jaime Camil announced he’d be playing Billy Flynn in the record-breaking show Chicago, starting May 31. 

Aside from the Mexican actor, many other noteworthy Latinos have made a name for themselves on the Broadway stage. 

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1. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin took the Broadway stage in 2012, portraying the character Che in Evita. The play centered on the life of the late Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón

2. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: Rita Moreno

The legendary Rita Moreno performed her autobiographical one-woman show, Life Without Makeup, in 2011-2012. The actress exclusively told Latina that the show was about a young girl who “finds out that it’s not a good thing to be this particular kind of foreigner – which is Puerto Rican.”

3. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda has redefined the world of Broadway with his Tony Award-nominated Hamilton

4. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: John Leguizamo

We've seen John Leguizamo on the Broadway stage all by himself for Freak in 1998 and again in 2011 for Ghetto Known.

5. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: La La

La La Anthony made her Broadway debut in Love, Loss, and What I Wore in 2011. The play was a collection of stories by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron, and used clothing and accessories to depict memories.

6. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: Mark Consuelos

In November of 2011, Mark Consuelos hit the Broadway stage in Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. The show featured short plays by different writers and focused on the battle for marriage equality.

7. Latinos Who Have Hit the Broadway Stage: America Ferrera

Believe it or not, America Ferrera took a break from her Ugly Betty role for a Broadway gig. The actress starred in Chicago as Roxie Hart, a fictional showgirl who had previously been portrayed by numerous stars, including Renée Zellweger.