07/20/2012 07:44 pm ET Updated Jul 23, 2012

Katie Holmes On Broadway: 5 Other Celebs Who Got Back To Work After Splits

If keeping busy is the best way to handle a breakup, Katie Holmes seems to be on the right track.

On Thursday, the 33-year-old actress announced that she'll be appearing on Broadway this fall in playwright Theresa Rebeck's "Dead Accounts." The role is Holmes' first major project since filing to divorce Tom Cruise three weeks ago.

But Katie's not the only celeb to get back to work after a tough split. Click through the slideshow below for five other stars who got back to business after breaking up with their spouses.