Special Features Episode 3 Recap: The Whale’s Hamilton Hot Tub Performance Proves Crown-Worthy
Stars From The Prom, Wicked, and more are revealed in the Broadway’s Masked Singer Season 1 finale.
In the end, all you have to do to win
Broadway’s Masked Singer is throw on a whale costume and inflatable crown, get into a hot tub, and sing “You’ll Be Back” from . At least that’s what audiences decided April 30 in the Season 1 finale of the digital series. Hamilton
The Whale ultimately raised over $3,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The nonprofit was the beneficiary of the series, which will get a check for $11,867 when all eight contestant’s efforts are combined.
Laura Benanti to Christy Altomare and Izzy McCalla. The latter picked up speed as a contender and nearly everyone was onboard with the guess as The Prom’s original Alyssa Greene popped out of the costume to much applause. “I am thrilled that I got to actualize my life as a couch potato into a real, live potato,” said McCalla.
Nick Cearley. The performer had been guessed by Marissa Rosen, but few of the other panelists agreed. “I said it, you all laughed at me,” said Rosen in a video upon the reveal. “But I know that voice like the back of your tushy, and the whole world knows the back of that tushy!” Cearley is best known as one-half of the underwear-clad cabaret act The Skivvies.
The Potato and The Elephant only performed once in the finale after coming in fourth and fifth place, respectively.
Jessica Vosk. The feathered friend encouraged viewers to continue donating to Broadway cares before bobbing off-stage, remaining true to character in typical Vosk fashion.
The Bee flew all the way back to the 90’s with “Roll to Me” and “Because You Loved Me,” landing the winged favorite in second place. Last minute guesses included
Jeremy Pope, Ephraim Sykes, and Kevin Smith Kirkwood—but in the end, Jelani Remy was hiding underneath the fuzzy costume. “I had too much fun…it was un- bee-lieveable,” said the Ain’t Too Proud star.
Last to sing was The Whale, who sang “Something to Hold Onto” from the upcoming musical
Between the Lines. After their hot tub Hamilton moment, the time had come to discover who was hiding under the sea. Was it Stark Sands? James Snyder? No! The winner of Broadway’s Masked Singer Season 1 was indeed Nic Rouleau! The star thanked everyone who was on #TeamWhale. “From my blowhole to my tailfin, I really felt the love tonight,” the star said. The Book of Mormon
That’s all for Season 1 of
Broadway’s Masked Singer. Stay tuned for an interview with Nic Rouleau and Jelani Remy—plus unseen performance videos from The Dalmatian, The Flamingo, and more. In the meantime, you can read the recaps for Episode 1 and Episode 2.
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