A Broadway Return for Anika Noni Rose?

PlayBlog   A Broadway Return for Anika Noni Rose?
Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose, who lends her voice as Disney's first African American princess, is at work on a new Broadway musical.

In an interview with Essence Magazine regarding her work in "The Princess and the Frog," Rose revealed that among her new projects is a new Broadway musical, which she is co-composing.

Known for her roles in Caroline, or Change; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; and "Dreamgirls"; Rose stars as Princess Tiana in Disney's latest animated feature "The Princess and the Frog," which features a score by Randy Newman.

Rose joins a line-up of Broadway women who have previously voiced leads in Disney films including Jodi Benson ("The Little Mermaid"), Lea Salonga ("Aladdin" and "Mulan") and Judy Kuhn ("Pocahontas").

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