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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Choose Three Groovy Leading Men to Play Austin Powers on Broadway

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Choose Three Groovy Leading Men to Play Austin Powers on Broadway
Chad Kimball
Fans want Chad Kimball to star as Austin Powers.

The hit movie franchise Austin Powers will soon bring its swinging '60s style to the Great White Way. Broadway.com asked readers to vote for which funny actor they would most like to see play the international man of mystery. The votes are in, and readers narrowed down the list to three shag-tastic actors. Take a look at the results below!

1. Chad Kimball – 29%
Original Memphis star and Tony nominee Chad Kimball ranks as fans' number one choice to play British spy Austin Powers. The comedic actor previously performed music from the '60s on Broadway in the Beach Boys jukebox musical Good Vibrations and the biomusical Lennon


2. Josh Gad – 19%
Tony nominee Josh Gad currently brings audiences to their feet every night in the blockbuster musical, The Book of Mormon. The Daily Show veteran has even appeared in 21 opposite Kevin Spacey, who made a cameo as Dr. Evil in Austin Powers in Goldmember's movie-within-a-movie, Austinpussy


3. Norbert Leo Butz - 14%
Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz is no stranger to starring in stage adaptations of films: He earned his trophies for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Catch Me If You Can.

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