Originated the role of Mimi in the Tony-award winning Broadway musical, "RENT."
5' 2½" (1.59 m)
Did You Know?
We didn't want to go to Broadway to become Broadway stars; we went to kick the motherf***in' doors of Broadway open, because it's old-school and it's stodgy. We were invited there, and that was cool.
Has twice been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award: as Best Actress (Musical), in 1996 for her performance as Mimi in Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize winning "Rent;" and as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play), in 2004 for "Anna in the Tropics." .