Carly Rae Jepsen Becomes Disney Princess

Carly Rae Jepsen Becomes Disney Princess

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Carly Rae Jepsen will go from "Call Me, Maybe" to "Bippity Boppity Boo." Jepsen will make her Broadway debut in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. She will play the lead role as Cinderella for 12 weeks, beginning Feb. 4.

Jepsen — who first rose to fame when she placed third in the fifth season of "Canadian Idol" — will replace original cast member Laura Osnes. Osnes has received a Tony Award nomination for her role.

Although this is the first time Jepsen will perform on Broadway, she has previous theater experiencing, including her time at the Canadian College of Performing Arts.

Of the role, Jepsen has said, "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. 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!"

While "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland isn't happy about the casting, what do you think?

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