(January 18 to April 1, 1990) She acted in August Wilson's play, "The Piano Lesson," in a Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson and Yale Repertory Theatre production at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California with Charles S. Dutton and Rocky Carroll in the cast. Lloyd Richards was director. ...
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On playing Lola in "Come Back Little Sheba": I'm usually typecast as strong, authoritative, so to find that kind of vulnerability is a real challenge. But Lola is not so far from me, either. I was married, and I understand how to be lonely in a marriage. I believe she's in menopause. And that alone, hormonally, can send a woman into a tailspin. Add in her alcoholic husband, and (you've got) a ...
Was nominated for Broadway's 1990 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson
's "The Piano Lesson."