They’re on, they’re off, they’re…on? Headlines are blaring this week that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, the smoldering stars at the center of Twilight, are maybe, just maybe meeting in secret to rekindle their offscreen romance after an apocalyptic (at least for Twihards) cheating scandal that broke over the summer. To celebrate this possible reunion, we imagined the “sparkling” duo in five romantic Broadway leading roles. (They have time before the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, right?) Go Team Robsten!
Girl and Guy in Once
What better show is there to bring these two brooding souls together than a bittersweet Tony-winning musical about a Dublin busker and the woman who changes his life? No other Broadway show hurts so good—sounds just like RPattz and KStew, no?
Count von Krolock and Sarah in Dance of the Vampires
Hear us out. We know there are many blood-sucking shows to choose from (Lestat, Dracula, etc.), so let's pick the one that contains “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” We get shivers thinking about it. Plus, there’s a song about garlic. Win-win!
Roger and Mimi in Rent
Jealous lovers, hot pants. What more do you need? This might be the biggest reach for the duo, but think of Stewart letting loose on “Out Tonight” and Pattinson breaking hearts with “One Song Glory”—not to mention the aptly titled duet “I Should Tell You.”
Phantom and Christine in The Phantom of the Opera
Honestly, is there anyone better to tell this obsessive romantic tale? Just think of the first line of its most famous number, “The Music of the Night.” (“Night time sharpens, heightens each sensation.”) Need we say more? You can thank us later, Andrew Lloyd Webber!
Bonnie and Clyde in Bonnie & Clyde
Not since Tony and Maria is there a couple more doomed, though Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow seem to fit our pair comfortably. We can just picture Stewart donning a beret and a Tommy gun. As for Pattinson? Two words: bathtub scene.