Sutton Foster has won Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical in 2002 for the role of Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie and in 2011 for her performance as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes. See Foster talk about her belated voice training, perform Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” and coach other aspiring musical theater actors in American Voices with Renée Fleming, premiering Friday, January 9, 2015 at 9 p.m. (Check local listings.)
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Were you surprised as Renée Fleming when Foster revealed she had never studied singing before landing her starring role in Broadway’s Thoroughly Modern Millie? With eight performances a week, Foster realized she need training with a voice coach to avoid hitting “the wall.” Do you have experience singing or teaching? Sound off in the comments, below!