This Is How You Bounce Back: Anika Noni Rose Set To Portray Carmen Jones

by Krystal Franklin

April 11, 2018

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A day after BET canceled Anika Noni Rose‘s hit show The Quad, the actress has snagged a new role as Carmen Jones.

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This marks Rose’s return to the musical theater stage since her Tony winning role in 2004’s Broadway production of Caroline, or Change.

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The original production premiered on Broadway in 1943 starring Dorothy Dandridge (whose Oscar nod for the role was the first for an African-American actress) and Harry Belafonte. Fans cans expect to see Rose on stage through July 29.

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