If you’ve ever wondered what a Disney Princess might look like in modern day life, take a hint from Broadway’s leading ladies. People Style Watch interviewed five of Broadway’s highly recognizable stars—three of whom play Disney Princesses on stage—to find out what being a modern princess really means.
Cinderella has easily become Lauren Osnes’ favorite, as she plays her on the big stage. She believes that modern princesses have true kindness and care for others.
Actress Adrienne Warren believes that being a modern day princess isn’t about the clothes you wear, but the heart you give to everything you pursue.
Playing Ariel requires a lot of strength on stage, because her tail is actually quite heavy. Off the stage former Ariel, Sierra Boggess, prefers skirts and pretty pumps, but carries that strength forward in female empowerment.
Kara Lindsay, who played Glinda in Wicked, says that Belle is her favorite because she isn’t afraid to be herself, despite what’s said about her or what’s considered normal in her town.
Courtney Reed, star of Aladdin, says that being a modern princess means having independence and courage.
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