Tony Nominee Montego Glover on Blacks on Broadway

The New York Times just ran a front page story on the target marketing of Broadway shows to African-American females and despite some of the theater's overall attendance numbers being down, the momentum for Black audiences is up -- particularly for the hit show "Memphis," the recipient of the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical. ESSENCE.com interviewed the star of "Memphis" Montego Glover to get her perspective on this growing trend. Montego is an acclaimed young African-American woman, having been nominated for a TONY this year in the category Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her moving portrayal of Felicia...

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