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Carly Rae Jepsen to play 'Cinderella' on Broadway

Carly Rae Jepsen to play 'Cinderella' on Broadway
Posted December 30th, 2013 @ 9:41am

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Carly Rae Jepsen is headed to Broadway. 

The "Call Me Maybe" singer is set to play the title role in "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" early next year.  She says Broadway has been a dream of hers since she was young, telling "The New York Times" that her favorite part of the school year was the trip to New York City where they toured the theaters and met Broadway performers. 

The Canadian pop star performed in high school productions of "Annie," "Grease," and "The Wiz," and she says she decided to do "Cinderella" now because the story is "so hopeful and inspiring." 

Jepsen's turn in the production - which also features Fran Drescher as her cruel stepmother - is scheduled to start February 4th and will last 12 weeks. 

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