Carly Rae Jepsen is about to become a princess ” on Broadway, that is. Taking the role of Cinderella in “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” Jepsen will make her debut beginning February 4 for a 12 week run. Jepsen is no stranger to theater, having starred in classics such as “Grease” and “Annie” in high school before attending the Canadian College of Performing Arts. For her upcoming role, she will perform alongside Fran Drescher, who will play Cinderella’s stepmother.
“Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl and I look forward to working with this incredibly talented cast to tell this classic tale,” said Jepsen, “These last few years have been a real fairy tale come to life for me, so I feel especially blessed to play this part and be reminded that you must never stop dreaming!
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“Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen has hung up on The Boy Scouts of America after backing out of a scheduled concert appearances over her disagreement with the organization’s views on homosexuality.
Jepsen had been booked to perform at the National Scout Jamboree in Mount Hope, West Virginia in July, but announced this morning over Twitter that she had pulled herself from the performance. In a post to fans, Carly wrote “As an artist who believes in equality for all people, I will not be participating in the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree this summer.” She continued, “I always have and will continue to support the LGBT community on a global level … and stay informed on the ever changing landscape in the ongoing battle for gay rights in this country and across the globe.”
The Boy Scouts of America has yet to comment on the situation. Jepsen was scheduled to appear alongside fellow Top 40 artist Train, who have also opted to not perform at the event.
This New Year’s Eve was nothing short of spectacular in Times Square, with a broad range of talent gracing the stage, and embracing hundreds of thousands of screaming fans eager to take in the New Year. Justin Bieber gave us an acoustic rendition of “Boyfriend,” Taylor Swift embraced fans new and old while tackling “I Knew You Were Trouble” and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and Carly Rae Jepsen took the stage singing “Call Me Maybe” and “This Kiss.” Check out all the performances after the jump. (more…)
This past Sunday, Nov. 11, we saw performances by The Killers, Taylor Swift, PSY, fun., and several others at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. While Swift’s performance donned circus stunts and ringleaders, and fun. hung on stage with a few mannequins, Carly Rae Jepsen shared the stage with fans, before diving into the crowd herself for a bit of body surfing.
Check out the performance right here.
If you like Carly Rae Jepsen, check out OurStage artist Kristin Errett.
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