2 wins & 3 nominations.
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: Played Fantine in "Les Miserables" musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Herbert Kretzmer, original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, additional material by James Fenton on Broadway (Broadhurst Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
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.
The costumes that she wore in the Original Broadway Company of RENT were from her own closet. The clothes inspired a line of RENT-related clothes in Bloomingdales (1996). Still lives in the New York apartment that she has been in since before the RENT phenomenon.