Leslie Uggams has been cast in a pre-Broadway reading of BLUE, a play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx. Directed by Phylicia Rashad, BLUE is aiming for a Broadway debut in the Spring of 2020.
BLUE had its world premiere at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC in 2000, followed by an off-Broadway premiere at the Roundabout Theater Company in NYC in 2001. Rashad starred in both productions.
Casting for the invitation only reading includes Nicole Ari Parker.