Announced that she will co-star with Denzel Washington
in Lorraine Hansberry
's latest revival of "A Raisin in the Sun", directed by Kenny Leon
, in New York City on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, beginning April 3, 2014 for a 14-week limited engagement.
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In the beginning, I found myself dealing with a show business dictated by male white supremacists and chauvinists. As a black female, I had to learn how to tap dance around the situation. I had to ... find a way to present my point of view without being pushy or aggressive. In the old days, the only women I saw in this business were in makeup, hairdressing, and wardrobe departments. Now I'm ...
Her third union to Robert DeLeon, the 24-year-old managing editor of Jet magazine, after only meeting three months earlier, grew contentious early in the game. DeLeon began to drink heavily and run up debts, and the marriage ended abruptly when he was killed in a 1977 car accident.