Sophie Okonedo makes Broadway debut

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Thursday, 27 March 2014 | 870 Total Views


British-Nigerian actress Sophie Okonedo better known for her Oscar nominated performance in Hotel Rwanda, has made her debut on America’s Broadway. 

She will feature alongside Denzel Washington and actress Anika Noni Rose in 'A Raisin In The Sun'. 

Denzel will take on the role of Walter Younger, the hero of playwright Lorrain Hansberry’s masterpiece. While Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose will play either Walter's Younger wife and sister.

A Raisin in the Sun is a story depicting a family’s shared dream for a better life. However, things don’t go as planned – with conflicting aspirations, betrayal and racism.