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  • Originated the role of Mimi in the Tony-award winning Broadway musical, "RENT."
  • (October 6, 1999 - October 31, 1999) "Gum," musical; written by Karen Hartman; music and lyrics by Kim D. Sherman; directed by Loretta Greco; with Firdous Bamji (as Firdous E. Bamji); Angel Desai; Lizan Mitchell; Juan Rivera-Lebron; and Daphne Rubin-Vega in the cast; Off-Broadway at the Julia Miles Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
  • (2000) "Rocky Horror Picture Show," musical revival, portraying Magenta.
  • (June 2002) : Plays in "Free to Be You and Me" musical revue by Marlo Thomas (Greenwich House, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (March 2006) : Plays Martirio in the "Bernarda Alba" musical by Michael John LaChiusa based on "The House of Bernarda Alba" play by Federico Garcia Lorca (Lincoln Center Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (2007) Publication of the book "Gods In Spandex, Or, A Survivors' Account Of 80s Cinema Obscura," with contributions by Daphne Rubin-Vega, published by Succubus Press.
  • (November 2006) : 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).
  • (February 25, 2003 - April 6, 2003) "Fucking A," new musical; written by Suzan-Lori Parks; music and lyrics by Suzan-Lori Parks; directed by Michael Greif; with Susan Blommaert (portraying Freedom Fund Lady/Scribe/Waiting Woman #2); Bobby Cannavale (portraying The Mayor/Prison Guard); Yasiin Bey (portraying Monster); 'Peter Gerety' (portraying Butcher); 'Jojo Gonzalez' (portraying First Hunter); Jesse Lenat (portraying Third Hunter); S. Epatha Merkerson (portraying Hester Smith); Manu Narayan (portraying Second Hunter); Chandler Parker (portraying Jailbait/Hunter); Daphne Rubin-Vega (portraying Canary Mary); and 'Michole Briana White' (portraying The First Lady); Off-Broadway at the Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
  • (1996) She acted in Jonathan Larson's musical, "Rent," at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jess L. Martin, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Fredi Walker, and Idina Menzel in the cast. Michael Greif was director.
  • (April 22 to July 22, 2012) plays Stella Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire" play Tennessee Williams, with Blair Underwood, and Nicole Ari Parker, (Broadhurst Theater, New York City, New York, USA)

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