Appeared in "Drowning Crow" on Broadway (Broadway debut). Also in cast: Alfre Woodard
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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.
Has stated publicly that she saw the original Broadway cast in the stage production of "Rent" and their performances inspired her to audition several times for the show (all unsuccessful). She finally had her opportunity to join the cast in 2005 when she became one of two "new" principal actors to join most of the original Broadway cast in the feature film version.