THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Annaleigh Ashford (Video)

Annaleigh Ashford, who earned a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Kinky Boots, celebrates her birthday June 25. She will return to Broadway later this season in the revival of You Can't Take It With You.

Her career includes such roles as Glinda in Wicked, Margo in Legally Blonde, Maureen in the Off-Broadway revival of Rent and Marcy in the acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Dogfight.

Here's a look at Ashford on stage and in concert:

"So Much Better" from Legally Blonde workshops:

Ashford performs "One Hand in My Pocket" with The Skivvies

"The History of Wrong Guys" live at Barnes and Noble.

Ashford performs Will Van Dyke's "The Lighter Side."

"Don't Rain on My Parade."

 

"If Mama Was Married" with "Miranda Sings" at Birdland.

"The History of Wrong Guys" from Kinky Boots.

"Popular" from Wicked.

Audio of "Super Boy and the Invisible Girl" from the New York Musical Theatre festival presentation of Feeling Electric, later Next to Normal.

"Take Me, or Leave Me" from the Off-Broadway Rent revival.

Performing "For Good."

"Sing, But Don't Tell."

"Freedom" with Meghann Fahy.

Performing with Cirque du Soleil's Banana Shpeel on "America's Got Talent."

Playbill.com's highlights from Kinky Boots:

 

 

 

 

The Tony Award-nominated creators and stars of Kinky Boots talk to Playbill.com: