"I can't believe that at 25 I'm up for a Tony Award," she told Angela Martin-Hinds in the Trinidad Sunday Express.
From there, she decided to embark on a parallel path as a recording artist.
It didn't take Headley long to find a musical niche in her new country.
The years of performing in Trinidad proved solid training when she replanted her roots in Indiana.
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Doo doo doo doo doo Doo doo doo doo doo [Verse 1] Oh, my, where do, how do I begin To answer the question I know you been wonderin' When could, why could, how could it all be true These things, who's that and what's he to you [Hook] He is the mind objector, the heart protector The soul defender of anything I fear The baby conceiver, the make me believer The joy bringer, the love giver He is the dough increaser, the pleasure releaser The hard knocks knower without the scars to show ya The night school teacher, the good life preacher The caretaker, the kiss craver He is [Verse 2] All these words are only frostin' on my cake Feelings explained, don't do justice to how I feel So alive, so in love for the first time No way can I hide who, what [Hook] [Bridge] so , so Everything, everything I want and I want it so , so And so much more than I thought it could be so i girls, i I gotta be the same for him For my baby Oh....yes, he is, oh, oh I know exactly what he is My joy bringer [Hook] [Verse 3] He is the make it alright to get you through the night The soul defender of anything I fear The pain remover, bad times undoer The joy bringer, the love giver He is Ooh......