She began her acting career as a child on Broadway
in the hit musical "Annie", in which she played the role of the orphan July and also understudied the title role.
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Toured and also released a CD on the "Woman Thing Music" label, sponsored by cigarette brand Virginia Slims and the Philip Morris Company. This label was soon dropped, widely considered by critics to be a tactic to entice young girls to begin smoking, since the CDs were only available with the purchase of cigarettes.