Tony Nominee Valisia LeKae Executive Produces “Scenes from Sweet Lorraine” a Benefit for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

NEW YORK – Two legendary literary figures, the late Lorraine Hansberry and the late James Baldwin are about to take to the virtual stage courtesy of Tony nominees Valisia LeKae and Daniel J. Watts.

“Scenes from Sweet Lorraine” is a dramatic interpretation of the final conversation between novelist Baldwin and Hansberry, who is best known for penning “A Raisin in the Sun.”

LeKae who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Diana Ross in MOTOWN plays Hansberry.

“It takes place the last week of her life in a hospital room. As she’s passing away from pancreatic cancer,” said LeKae who also executive produced this presentation.

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