So, here then is Headley and cast 18 years ago when they appeared on The Rosie O'Donnell Show singing "The Gods Love Nubia." Even at the start she was none too shabby. But then that's why she got hired -- and won the Tony Award.
And as a bonus, here a few days later is Heather Headley winning the Tony Award. The presenter was Kenneth Branagh, and came against some pretty impressive, experienced competition: Audra McDonald, Marin Mazze, Rebecca Luker and Toni Collette.