Lea Michele Grew Up In Tenafly New Jersey

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Michele began working professionally as a child actress on Broadway in productions such as Les Misérables, Ragtime, and Fiddler on the Roof. in 2006, she originated the lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. Michele was born in the Bronx, New York City. She grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey. Michele was home schooled one year while working in Toronto, Ontario on Ragtime. On May 18, 2008, Michele left Spring Awakening with her co-star Jonathan Groff, where they were both replaced the next day by Michele’s understudy Alexandra Socha and newcomer Kyle Riabko. She portrayed Eponine in the Hollywood Bowl’s Les Misérables concert in August 2008.

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In 2006, she originated the lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. She is the only child of Edith, a nurse, and Marc Sarfati, a delicatessen owner. Michele was raised Catholic, and has stated that her father “gladly” attends church with her and her mother. She also sang on the 2004 Broadway revival cast recording of Fiddler on the Roof. Around the same time that the show was set to go to Broadway, she was offered the role of Eponine in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables. She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in Spring Awakening in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Musical. She performed in a reading of Sheik and Sater’s new musical, Nero, in July 2008 at Vassar College. in December 2010 Lea Michele received Billboard’s First-Ever Triple Threat Award.

Lea Michele Is Over The ‘Super-Frustrating’ Diva Rumors But The Glee Star

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In 2006, she originated the lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. She is the only child of Edith, a nurse, and Marc Sarfati, a delicatessen owner. She grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey. She attended Rockland Country Day School for elementary school in New York and then Tenafly High School. She was then later accepted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, but opted instead to continue working professionally on the stage. This was followed by the role of Tateh’s daughter, the Little Girl, in the 1998 original Broadway cast of Ragtime. She played the role of Wendla in Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s musical version of Spring Awakening, starring in early workshops and Off-Broadway and finally originating the role in the Broadway production in 2006 at the age of 20. She elected to remain with Spring Awakening, which debuted on Broadway in December 2006.

Lea Michele Is Over the ‘Super-Frustrating’ Diva Rumors But the Glee star is thankful for the love and support of real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith [link]

Lea And Cory Also Tweeted GORGEOUS Photos Of [...]

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In 2006, she originated the lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. She attended Stagedoor Manor in the Catskills, a center for performing arts training. She made her Broadway debut in 1995, as a replacement in the role of Young Cosette in Les Misérables.

Lea Michele’s Bikini Body Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving For Cory Monteith! Looks like someone’s $2,000 gift made his gurlfriend verrry happy! Lea Michele is just as radiant as ever strolling the sands of Hawaii with lover Cory Monteith. And, as usual, she’s looking impeccably fit. The two were spotted here enjoying their New Year’s Day with the mermaids. Lea and Cory also tweeted GORGEOUS photos of [...] [link]

The Glee Gal Chose To Accessorize Lea Michele’s Look With pink Heels, Anita Ko jewels And

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Michele began working professionally as a child actress on Broadway in productions such as Les Misérables, Ragtime, and Fiddler on the Roof. Michele was raised Catholic, and has stated that her father “gladly” attends church with her and her mother. She made her Broadway debut in 1995, as a replacement in the role of Young Cosette in Les Misérables. 2012. Also as of Feb. 2012, over 70 songs featuring Michele as a lead have reached the Billboard charts, more than any other cast member.

Lea Michele Shows Off Her Stems (PHOTOS) Talk about legs for days! Showing off her slender stems in a hot pink Elie Saab number, Lea Michele turned heads as she strutted her stuff at the 2013 People’s Choice Awards held in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The Glee gal chose to accessorize her look with pink heels, Anita Ko jewels and a Jimmy Choo clutch. Michele,…Read more» [link]

‘Glee’ Star Lea Michele Frolics In A Bikini, Boyfriend Cory Monteith Declares

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In 2006, she originated the lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening. Michele was raised Catholic, and has stated that her father “gladly” attends church with her and her mother. She was then later accepted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, but opted instead to continue working professionally on the stage. Michele adopted her stage name at an early age; when she went on her first audition, she gave her name as “Lea Michele,” and has used it ever since.

‘Glee’ Star Lea Michele Frolics in a Bikini, Boyfriend Cory Monteith Declares She’s ‘Amazing in Every Way’ (PHOTOS) Love has been in the air for Glee stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith since before they became an official couple — amid the fact that Michele previously dated actor Theo Stockman while filming the FOX show with Monteith. Lea is “amazing in every way,” the 30-year-old actor gushed in a recent interview with UK’s Look magazine, finally opening…Read more» [link]

Lea Michele: My Breasts ‘are My Prizewinners’

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She attended Stagedoor Manor in the Catskills, a center for performing arts training. Michele adopted her stage name at an early age; when she went on her first audition, she gave her name as “Lea Michele,” and has used it ever since. She has stated that she changed it because she was teased about the pronunciation of her last name. This was followed by the role of Tateh’s daughter, the Little Girl, in the 1998 original Broadway cast of Ragtime. in 2004 (during her Senior Year of High School), Michele played Shprintze in the Broadway revival of the musical Fiddler on the Roof. She also sang on the 2004 Broadway revival cast recording of Fiddler on the Roof. She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in Spring Awakening in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

Lea Michele: My breasts ‘are my prizewinners’ [link]

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