The Most Powerful Female Voices Broadway Has Ever Heard
Stephanie J. Block is currently playing one of the three main Chers in The Cher Show on Broadway; however, the actress previously appeared on Broadway in 9-5, Wicked, Anything Goes, The Boy From Oz (opposite Hugh Jackman), and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. If you’ve seen Stephanie J. Block on Broadway in the last 15 or so years, chances are she was playing the lead.
[She] is often called upon for roles requiring a great deal of vocal projection – Elphaba in Wicked, Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, etc. – for viewers who come to see these productions expect a certain level of volume, regardless of how pitch-perfect your voice is. However, this girl has no pitch issues either. Block has explained in the past that most pop musicals require a 3-octave range, which has demanded great practice on her part.