From Black Voices — Tony Award nominee and NCAAP Image Award winnerSanaa Lathan will play the title role of Vera Stark in Lynn Nottage‘s new play, ‘Be The Way, Meet Vera Stark.’
The New York native recently starred as Maggie the Cat in the West End revival of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.’ Her previous theater credits include: Beneatha Younger in ‘A Raisin In The Sun’with Sean Combs, where she received a Tony Award Nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress.
This world premiere comedy will also feature the previously announced Stephanie J. Block, Daniel Breaker, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Kevin Isola, and Tony Award-winner Karen Olivo.
Directed by Jo Bonney, ‘Be The Way, Meet Vera Stark’ is Ms. Nottage’s first play to be produced in New York since she won the Pulitzer Prize for ‘Ruined’ in 2009.