From Aida to The Color Purple: Celebrate Heather Headley on the Stage

Photo Features   From Aida to The Color Purple: Celebrate Heather Headley on the Stage
 
The Tony winner celebrates her birthday October 5.

Heather Headley made her Broadway debut as Nala in the original 1997 cast of The Lion King.

Since her Tony-winning performance in Aida, Headley has appeared on Broadway as a guest star in the 2013 concert show Il Divo—A Musical Affair and as Shug Avery in the Tony-nominated revival of The Color Purple.

Headley also earned an Olivier Award nomination for starring in the London musical stage adaptation of the Whitney Houston film The Bodyguard.

Flip through some of her stage highlights below:

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