Widely known for playing the lead Elphaba in the US touring company of Wicked. She rose to prominence through her roles in the Broadway shows The Bridges of Madison County (2014) and Finding Neverland (2015).
Prior to working as a musical theater actress, she worked full-time in finance on Wall Street. She quit her job at age 27 to pursue musical theater.
In 2014, she sang as Anita in the San Franciso Symphony's live recording of the West Side Story score. She was subsequently nominated for a Grammy as a member of the larger cast.
She was born and raised in the United States.
She was given her first big break in 2009 when she was cast as a vocalist for a live concert in the UK for the recording of Kristina: The Musical.