Headley earned a Tony Award for her performance in the title role of Disney's Aida. She has also appeared on Broadway as Nala in The Lion King, in the benefit concert of Dreamgirls and the City Center Encores! production of Do Re Mi. She previously performed with Bocelli at Vivere Live in Tuscany concert in Lajatico, Italy, in 2007 and on his My Christmas tour in 2010.
Headley was most recently seen onstage in The Bodyguard in London, where she received an Olivier Award nomination.
Bocelli will also be joined at the Barclays Center by soprano Svetla Vassileva and the New York City Festival Orchestra.
Eugene Kohn will conduct.
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