Will Lea Michele Go Back to Broadway?

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Lea Michele got her start in on-stage musicals, but after being cast as Rachel Berry in Glee, her options are wide open. The 23-year-old actress can choose to go in whichever direction she wants, thanks to the success of her hit TV series, but does her heart still belong to Broadway? One director hopes so.

According to the New York Post, a role in the new musical Speargrove Presents has been written specifically for the Glee star. Speargrove Presents is about a small Texas town where the high school musical is the biggest event of the year.

However, the community becomes divided when the school chooses the controversial musical Rent as their seasonal production.

"We've crafted the lead with Lea in mind," says executive director Reed Prescott. "As a veteran Broadway trouper, she can relate to her character's frustration over the show, in this case Rent, not going on."
We're not sure if Lea will take this role in particular, but with all the film and TV celebs who have starred in Broadway musicals lately, it wouldn't be surprising if Lea went back to her roots. Plus, with roles in Spring Awakening, Fiddler on the Roof and Les Miserables already under her belt, she's totally the most qualified star to do so.%Poll-42089%
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Actress/singer Lea Michele (L) and singer Ricky Martin present the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance award onstage during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lea Michele;Ricky Martin

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Actress/singer Lea Michele (L) and singer Ricky Martin present the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance award onstage during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lea Michele;Ricky Martin

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Lea Michele, left, and Ricky Martin present the award for best female pop vocal performance at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Actress/singer Lea Michele (L) and singer Ricky Martin present the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance award onstage during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lea Michele;Ricky Martin

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 31: Actress/singer Lea Michele (L) and singer Ricky Martin present the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance award onstage during the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lea Michele;Ricky Martin

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