Cheyenne Jackson is the only openly gay
Broadway star vying
for the title of Broadway's Hottest Guy, but Kyle Riabko, who'll
play gay on 90210 this fall, and gay-friendly John Stamos are
also in the running.
Jackson appeared as Woody in this
season's Broadway production of Finian's Rainbow. He rocked
the lead role of Sonny in the Tony-nominated musical Xanadu.
His film credits include United 93, a feature film that
details the involvement of United Flight 93 in the 9/11 terrorist
plot. In the film, he plays Mark Bingham, a gay man who is believed
to have been among the passengers that stormed the cockpit of the
The hunky star is also making waves on
the small screen, appearing in a guest spot last season on ABC's Ugly
Betty, where he played a gay dad. And he will star on ABC's new gay
comedy It Takes a Village.
Jackson has signed on to play the role
of boyfriend to Christopher Sieber (It's All Relative).
Sieber plays a gay dad struggling to raise his teenage son after
divorcing. ABC agreed in February to pick up the pilot for the
single-camera comedy written by Casey Johnson and David Windsor
(Greek) from ABC studios but the show's premiere remains
Canadian pop singer Kyle Riabko is
transitioning from the stage of the Broadway revival of Hair
to the set of the CW's teenage drama 90210, where
he'll play boyfriend to Trevor Donovan's all-American jock character
John Stamos is also among the 16 men
nominated for the title. Stamos, a vocal supporter of gay marriage,
starred as Albert in Bye Bye Birdie on Broadway this season.