What's an American Idol contestant to do when their season comes to an end? Head to Broadway!
That's where at least 10 alums of the singing competition — including Jennifer Hudson and Taylor Hicks — have headed after their time on television ran out.
From parts in Wicked and The Color Purple to a Tony-nominated turn in Rock of Ages, see which AI stars have hit the Great White Way!
The Oscar winner made her Broadway debut in the 2015 revival of The Color Purple.