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LaChaze to Celebrate Release of 'Little Diva' at BAMfamily Book Brunch, 5/15

LaChaze to Celebrate Release of 'Little Diva' at BAMfamily Book Brunch, 5/15

Tony Award winning actress LaChanze will celebrate the release of her first children's book on Saturday, May 15 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at a BAMfamily Book Brunch at the BAMcafe.

The book, titled "Little Diva," is about a little girl named Nena, who wants to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a Broadway star. The book is illustrated by award-winning artist Brian Pinkney.

The event, which is suggested for children ages 4-8, will feature a special performance by LaChanze.

In 2006, LaChanze won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Celie in THE COLOR PURPLE. Her other Broadway credits include ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and FUNNY GIRL. Off-Broadway credits include DESSA ROSE, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, and THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN. Other theater credits include roles in RAGTIME, THE WIZ, BABY, and COMFORTABLE SHOES.

To stay updated with LaChanze, visit her website at www.lachanze.com. For a complete schedule of events for the BAMcafé, visit online at www.bam.org.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

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