(7/26/08-9/7/08)) Stage: Appeared (as "Joanne Jefferson") in "Rent" on Broadway.
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Did You Know?
African-Americans are always forced to learn the other culture, but the other culture is not forced to learn ours. I went to acting school at Juilliard, and we learned Shakespeare and Shaw, but we never did the work of a single African-American playwright, not August Wilson or Ntozake Shange or Imir Baraka.
Like the other seven lead characters, her character in Rent
(2005), Joanne, is based on a character from "La Boheme". Hers was based on Alcindoro, a counselor of state. Hers is the only character whose predecessor was the opposite gender, a change made by Jonathan Larson
to make reference to his own ex-girlfriend leaving him for another woman.