5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I wasn't even dancing. I was just stepping backwards, and my feet went forward, and I fell backward and caught myself with my hands." - explaining how she broke her arm during rehearsal of the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" during the song "I'm an Accident Waiting to Happen.
Nominated five times for the Tony Award (each time in the Outstanding Actress in a Musical category), as of June 2011, she has won twice; the first win was for the role of Millie Dillmount in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" in 2002, and the second was as Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes" in 2011. The other nominations were for the roles of Jo March in "Little Women" (2005); Janet Van De Graaff in "The ...