Friday, March 26, 2010
Paula Abdul In the Heights
Paula Abdul, the ex-American Idol judge and pop star of the 1990s with hit singles like "Cold Hearted Snake", "Rush Rush", "Opposites Attract", and "Straight Up", is gearing up to make her Broadway debut in the musical In the Heights. Ms. Abdul would replace Priscilla Lopez in the role of Camilla in the Tony winning musical with a score by Lin Manuel Miranda. Rumors are also circulating that Abdul is being courted to choreograph the upcoming film based on the show which is slated to be directed by Kenny Ortega of High School Musical and Dirty Dancing fame. This production would mark Abdul's Broadway debut.