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Inside NeNe Leakes' Broadway Debut!

See pics from her star turn in Cinderella—and which Housewives came out to support her.

By Sabrina Ford

NeNe Leaks is officially a Broadway actress!

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Tuesday night, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star made her anticipated debut as the evil stepmother to KeKe Palmer's Cinderella in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway production of the classic fairytale. And of course her fellow Bravolebs came out to cheer her on.

NeNe shared a photo of her "housewives sorority sister" Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa Gorga and husband Joe in the audience with their three children.


A photo posted by NeNe Leakes (@neneleakes) on Nov 11, 2014 at 8:19am PST

After the show, NeNe posed with past and present Real Housewives of New York City stars Jill Zarin and Kristen Takeman who later tweeted, to NeNe, "Congratulations! What and amazing performance tonight in Cinderella." Former RHONJ star Kathy Wakile was also photographed and later tweeted her review of NeNe's performance in what she called her favorite story: "She was fantastic!!"

A photo posted by NeNe Leakes (@neneleakes) on Nov 11, 2014 at 8:04am PST

In a note on her personal website last week NeNe described how it feels to be living her dream. "Waking up this morning in a daze like what just happened! I stood before a SOLD OUT Broadway theatre screaming my name!," she wrote. "The overwhelming amount of love & support brought me to tears! I have so many people to thank this morning... I can’t believe this. Like I really can’t believe this!"

After her debut, NeNe celebrated with her husband Gregg and family. Gregg even presented her with an over-the-top cake, which she called "beautiful."


My cake my hubby present me with! Beautiful #lifeoftheleakes

A photo posted by NeNe Leakes (@neneleakes) on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:23pm PST

NeNe will be appearing in Cinderella until the production ends it's run in January.

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