Mimi from "Rent," Lexi Lawson

Lexi Lawson, who plays Mimi in the Broadway Tony-award-winning musical "Rent," joined us in our studio today to tell us about her experience as one of the newest cast memebers in the show.

She also talked about giving up her chances with American Idol this season when she was offered her current role as Mimi in "Rent."

For more information about the "Broadway Across America" production of "Rent," check out this website.

For more information about Lexi Lawson, check out her website.

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