"American Idol" frontrunner Adam Lambert has shown a flair for the dramatic in his performances on the show each week.
Judging from the clips available on YouTube, it's old hat for the song-and-dance man.
As mentioned during the auditions, Lambert understudied the role of Fiyero in the Los Angeles production of the hit musical "Wicked."
And sure enough, someone has posted a clip of him in it singing the song "Dancing Through Life":
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Here's another clip of him singing the duet "Now that You're Mine" with Teal Wicks as Elphaba:
And here's Lambert in the flop musical "Ten Commandments" singing "Is Anybody Listening?"
Given how many former contestants and winners end up on Broadway, Lambert's decision to audition for the show just might have been a very shrewd career move.