American Idol: Jordin Sparks to star in Broadway’s The Heights

Former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks has landed a role in the Broadway play ‘The Heights.’

The ‘Battlefield’ singer has admitted that she will be fulfilling one of her lifelong dreams, by taking on the role of college student Nina Rosario.

She said: “It’s always been one of my dreams to perform on Broadway. This is a brand new experience for me.

“I look so forward to spending time in New York City and joining this talented cast and my favourite new musical.”

Sparks will begin her 12-week stint as Nina in August 2010.

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