Broadway in primetime

Given the ratings for the Tony Awards show, I’m guessing this week’s “Idol” will have some of the lowest ratings in the show’s history.

Syesha Mercado is first up with “One Rock & Roll Too Many” (from “Starlight Express”).

“I think she could bring the house down,” Webber says.

It was bluesy. She had a few pitch problems, but she seemed to be enjoying herself.

“This may surprise you, but I feel that not only are you in your element, you could be a Broadway star and this was your best performance to date,” Randy Jackson said.

“That was very sexy,” Simon Cowell said. “I agree with Randy. This was one of your strongest performances by far. We saw massive amount of personality from you…”

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