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Julianne Hough is making moves — and a Broadway debut in ‘POTUS’

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salade niçoise and pommes frites at Petite Boucherie. “I was like, ‘Keep an eye out to see if anything’s happening. But I think I just need to put myself in proximity, so maybe I’ll just move there in March.’ Then, in February, I get this script out of nowhere, and it was an offer for the role.

So I very much put it out there, manifested it, not really knowing what it was going to be — just that I wanted to be here.”After her big break on “Dancing With the Stars” in 2007 led to movies such as “Footloose” and “Rock of Ages,” judging stints on both “DWTS” and “America’s Got Talent,” and even a country album, Hough is now exactly where she wants to be — just a few months after her divorce from former hockey star Brooks Laich was finalized in February.

It’s not lost on Hough that she is embracing her new life as both part of the Broadway community and the queer community, just steps from the birthplace of LGBTQ rights at Stonewall. “It’s a new beginning,” she says.In this next chapter, Hough shares the stage at the Shubert Theatre with an all-female cast, including Vanessa Williams, Lea DeLaria and “Saturday Night Live” alum Rachel Dratch in a play that, set in the White House, takes satirical aim at the patriarchy.“I read the first page, and I thought it was the funniest thing I had read in a very long time,” says Hough. “The fact that Selina Fillinger, our playwright, is 28 years old … and our female director [Susan Stroman] is a legend and an icon — especially for me, because she started as a choreographer — before I even got to my character, I was like, ‘Yes!’”As Dusty, the young and pregnant mistress of the president, Hough has learned well from the seasoned sisterhood in the cast.

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