Original Dreamgirl Sheryl Lee Ralph Talks Reuniting with Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday (Video)

PlayBlog   Original Dreamgirl Sheryl Lee Ralph Talks Reuniting with Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday (Video) Tony Award nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph, who created the role of Deena Jones in the original Broadway company of Dreamgirls, recently talked with Heath Daniels backstage at the 21st annual Divas Simply Singing benefit concert, where she reunited with Dreamgirls co-stars Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holliday.

Ralph, who created Divas Simply Singing to raise AIDS awareness, shares her thoughts on the AIDS epidemic and also chats with Daniels about the 30th anniversary of Dreamgirls. As the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical approaches its 30th anniversary, Ralph reminisces about opening night and reconnecting with Devine and Holliday over the years.

Ralph has also been seen on Broadway in Reggae and Thoroughly Modern Millie. The DIVA Foundation, founded by Ralph in 1990, focuses on generating resources and producing events that raise awareness and educate millions of people around the world affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. The DIVA Foundation utilizes music, entertainment and voice as a vehicle to inform, educate and reduce the stigma attached to the deadly disease.

To check out the interview with Ralph, look below:

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