After fans named Alan Rickman Broadway's Sexiest Man Alive, Broadway.com asked our readers to weigh in on which leading lady deserve the title of Broadway's Sexiest Woman Alive in 2011. The votes have been tallied. Take a look at which female stars rank among the hottest actresses around.
1. Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur) - 25%
Arianda earned a Tony Award nomination earlier this year as bubbly blonde Billie Dawin in the classic comedy Born Yesterday. She is currently showing off her sexy side opposite Hugh Dancy as an aspiring actress auditioning for a steamy play in the Broadway bow of Venus in Fur.
2. Tracie Thoms (Stick Fly) - 17%
Cold Case star Tracie Thoms, best known to Broadway fans as Joanne in the film adaptation of Rent, has returned to Broadway in Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly. Thoms plays a young post-doctoral student meeting her boyfriend's family for the first time at their home in Martha’s Vineyard. Stick Fly is set to open on December 8 at the Cort Theatre.
3. Bernadette Peters (Follies) - 13%
Sexy at 60+! Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters is earning raves as Follies' Sally Durant Plummer, a former showgirl pining for her old lover (Ron Raines). She may be losing her mind onstage, but Peters still has what it takes to seduce Broadway fans.
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