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From an American First Lady to an Old Man and the Pool, Playbill gives a standing ovation to Broadway's brightest born in June.

June is bustin' out all over!

Bursting with pride this month are the performers, directors, playwrights, and other theatre artists who celebrate their birthdays on these summer nights. Our Broadway glories are fresh, alive, gay, and young—and just looney to sing June's love song! 

And for those of you wondering if a pleasant life is on the horizon, let this month's horoscopes tell you if you'll be spoken of so highly. It's Gemini and Cancer season!

On June 1, it's gonna be Betsy Wolfe's (FalsettosWaitress) birthday! The Tony-nominated star of Broadway's & Juliet shares her birthday with Thom Sesma (Dead Outlaw).

We'll hear the people sing "Happy Birthday" on June 2 for Norm Lewis (Porgy & Bess), Joanna Gleason (Into the Woods), Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play), and Wayne Brady (The Wiz).

Some say June 3 is Nikki M. James' (Suffs) special day! 

June 4 is a beautiful mornin' for Mary Testa (Oklahoma!). 

Get up and make it happen for Colm Wilkinson (Les Miserables) and Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!, the upcoming N/A) as they celebrate their birthdays on June 5. 

We're raising up Harvey Fierstein (Funny Girl, Torch Song), Ashley Park (Mean Girls), and Gideon Glick (To Kill a Mockingbird) on June 6.

Words fail to express how excited we are to wish a happy birthday to Benj Pasek (Dear Evan Hansen) and Robert Fairchild (An American in Paris, the upcoming The Artist) on June 9.

There's more than two birthdays to celebrate on June 10 as Judy Garland (At Home at the Palace), Frederick Loewe (Brigadoon) and Nick Adams (Chorus Line). 

You better spend big for Boy George (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Ryan McCartan (Frozen), and Derek McLane's (The Heart of Rock and Roll) birthday on June 14. 

We trust nothing will go wrong for Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubtfire), Adam Rapp (The Outsiders), and Isabelle McCalla (Water for Elephants) on their June 15 birthday. 

On June 16, present sparkling diamonds to Danny Burstein (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Laurie Metcalf (Grey House), J. Harrison Ghee (Some Like It Hot), and Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!), all of whom celebrate their birthday on the same day. 

On June 17, shake your tail feathers for Tracie Bennett (End of the Rainbow) and Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!).

Let's make sure our June 18 celebrations aren't too corny for Jack O'Brien (Shucked, the upcoming The Roommate), Kerry Butler (Beetlejuice), and Tom Kirdahy (Gypsy

June 19 marks a brand new day in a new year of life for Phylicia Rashad (Skeleton Crew) and Des McAnuff (The Who's Tommy). 

We'll be playing pretty music for Jason Robert Brown (Parade) and Mike Birbiglia (Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and The Pool) on June 20 for their birthday. 

We've be due for "A Weekend in the Country" celebrating Aaron Lazar (A Little Night Music) on June 21.

"Does Your Mother Know" that June 22 is Cyndi Lauper (Kinky Boots) and Meryl Streep's (The Cherry Orchard) birthday. 

June 23 is a Big Deal birthday for Bob Fosse (Chicago), Christy Altomare (Anastasia), Steven Skybell (Cabaret), and Justin Cooley (Kimberly Akimbo).

Hello, gorgeous! Beanie Feldstein (Funny Girl) is June 24's greatest star. 

We're baking the best pies in New York City for Annaleigh Ashford (Sweeney Todd), John Benjamin Hickey (The Inheritance), Hunter Foster (The Bridges of Madison County), and Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia) on June 25. 

Something Wicked this way comes for Sean Hayes (Good Night, Oscar) and Ariana Grande (13) on their June 26 birthday.

Make some Beautiful Noise for Michael Mayer (A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical) on June 27.

Keep It Gay for Mel Brooks (The Producers) on his June 28 birthday.

June 29 is gonna be good for Brian d'Arcy James (Days of Wine and Roses) and Nicole Scherzinger (Sunset Boulevard). 

Our finale birthday this June 30 is David Alan Grier (A Soldier's Play).

Playbill Celebrates June Birthdays

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