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#FirstFriday: Janel Parrish Talks Her First Role on Stage in Les Mis


Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish is‘s Celeb-in-Chief! She’s hanging around the site all week, sharing her entertainment, fashion, and beauty picks. Today, in honor of TGIF, she’s sharing a #FirstFriday experience—a career first that she’ll never forget!

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Did you know Janel has a background in theater? She got her start in the industry by working with the Broadway and Touring Company in a production of Les Miserables. Tiny Janel played young Cosette. So Janel’s unforgettable #FirstFriday? “The first time the curtain lifted on my first show of Les Miserables on National Tour in San Francisco,” she says. “I was 6, but it’s a high I will never forget.” The acting bug had bitten!

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For all the Les Mis fans out there, you’ve just got to watch this old-school video of Janel singing the famous song, “On My Own.” She’s in eighth grade in the video, and just as adorable as ever. Watch and feel free to sing along.

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What do you think of Janel’s singing voice? Did you know she could sing? Do you like Broadway shows? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @OKMagazine.