Emmy winner Loretta Devine, last on Broadway in 1986 in Bob Fosse’s Big Deal, will have a recurring role in the upcoming sixth season of the ABC comedy black-ish.
Devine, who created the role of Lorrell in the original cast of Broadway's Dreamgirls, will play Lynette, Pops’ (Tony winner Laurence Fishburne) new fiancée, according to Deadline.
The new season is scheduled to begin September 24 in a new time slot, Tuesdays at 9:30 PM.
Devine, who can also be seen on Netflix’s Family Reunion, won her Emmy for her work on ABC's Grey's Anatomy. She will also be seen on the silver screen in Never Too Late opposite Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn.