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Diahann Carroll Pulls Out Of Broadway Play

Tony Award-winning actress Diahann Carroll was scheduled to return to Broadway for the revival of A Raisin in the Sun , co-starring with Denzel Washington this spring. This was to mark her first time back on Broadway in 30 years. However, Carroll has issued a statement saying that she will not be appearing in the show, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, …

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Diahann Carroll Leaves ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

Veteran actress Diahann Carroll is a legendary performer with a Tony award to her credit. The talented performer was set to return to Broadway as part of the highly-anticipated revival of A Raisin in the Sun though this is no longer a possibility. Producers for A Raisin in the Sun released news on February 9th that Carroll would no longer …

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Diahann Carroll Leaves Cast of “A Raisin in the Sun”

Diahann Carroll, the 78-year-old actress who had agreed to play Lena Younger in the new Broadway version of A Raisin in the Sun, has decided not to pursue the part after all. According to the production’s spokesman, Philip Rinaldi, Carroll decided to leave the project “due to the demands of the vigorous rehearsal schedule and the subsequent eight-performances-a-week playing schedule.” …

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Diahann Carroll Says, “We’re All Very Grateful”

Diahann Carroll was happy to be joined by Kerry Washington on stage during the Emmys. Both women are talented African-American actresses who have starred in television shows that at some point received Emmy nominations. Kerry Washington was a 2013 nomination for the lead in the drama, Scandal. While enthusiastic to share the stage with another talented individual, Diahann Carroll had …

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Diahann Carroll to Join Denzel Washington on Broadway in “A Raisin in the Sun”

After 30 years, Diahann Carroll is heading back to the “Great White Way.” She will be joining Denzel Washington in the second Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun, where the two will play mother and son. The Tony Award winners will be joining a cast that includes Academy Award-nominee Sophie Okonedo as Ruth Younger, Tony Award-winner Anika Noni …

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