28 Jul 2014
LaVon Fisher-Wilson, most recently seen on Broadway as Medda Larkin in Newsies, and husband Darrell C. Wilson Sr. welcomed the arrival of their first daughter, DaVonna Bessiella Wilson, July 25.
DaVonna was born at 11:34 AM, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz.; she is 19 inches long.
The couple also have two sons, Darrell Wilson Jr. and Darrien Wilson.
Wilson performed the role of Medda in Newsies into her ninth month of pregnancy, making her final performance just a couple weeks ago. She has also appeared on Broadway as Sophia in The Color Purple and Matron “Mama” Morton in Chicago.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.