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Nicole Scherzinger Cast in Neil Patrick Harris' 'Rent'

June 5, 2010 (4:27 am) GMT
Nicole whom Neil described as 'well prepared' at the audition will portray Maureen, the bisexual performance artist, in the stage production.

star is set to hit the high notes alongside this summer after signing up for a part in ' stage directorial debut "Rent".

The "Buttons" hitmaker will portray Maureen in the one-off Los Angeles production when it hits the Hollywood Bowl for three nights in August. And Harris, who starred in the Los Angeles production of "Rent" in 1997, is so far impressed by the pop star's stage presence.

He says: "Nicole had a wonderful audition - she was well prepared, sang beautifully, and had us all laughing. If only she was somewhat attractive and didn't have two left feet... I'm very excited to have finally finished the casting process, and look forward to rolling up my sleeves and start rehearsing."

The gig follows Scherzinger's recent success as the winner of hit U.S. celebrity TV competition "".

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