Before she was the self-assured, confident Rachel Berry on Glee, Lea Michele was a self-assured, confident child actress working in Broadway shows. MTV’s The Seven takes a look back at an interview Lea did with documentary makers back in 1998. At that time, Lea was working the show Ragtime, after having already appeared in Les Miserables.
Even back then, Lea was more than comfortable with the camera, and seemed to know exactly what she wanted to say about her experiences on and off the stage. Her mom sat along for the interview, but she let Lea have the spotlight!
Seems like she was a real-life Rachel Berry — a young star on the rise who knows she can make it to the top!
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