THE SCREENING ROOM: Jessica Simpson Performs "The Music and the Mirror" in A Chorus Line (Video)
31 May 2013
If the Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Chorus Line dances its way back to Broadway, pop star Jessica Simpson will be waiting in the wings. Here is a clip of Simpson as Cassie in the iconic musical, which features a score by the late Marvin Hamlisch.
"The ultimate #tbt [Throwback Thursday]," Simpson tweeted May 30 along with a YouTube video of her performance of "The Music and the Mirror."
Donna McKechnie originated the role of Cassie in the 1975 musical, earning a Tony Award for her performance. A Chorus Line was revived on Broadway in 2006 with Charlotte d'Amboise as Cassie; she received a Tony nomination for her performance.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.