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Jordin Sparks to join 'In the Heights' cast on Broadway

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Jordin-SparksImage Credit: Daniel Locke/PR PhotosJordin Sparks is the latest American Idol headed to Broadway. The season six winner announced today that she’s joining the cast of In the Heights, the Tony- and Grammy-winning musical set in the Dominican-American community of N.Y.C.’s Washington Heights. She will play key character Nina Rosario.

Sparks’ 12-week stint in the show runs from Aug. 19 to Nov. 14. Do you think she’s a good fit for this show? Anyone looking forward to seeing Sparks’ Broadway debut?

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