Veteran Actress Jenifer Lewis, who currently stars in the film “Not Easily Broken” with Morris Chestnut and Taraji P. Henson, is already planning her next move. She’s preparing for a run as the lead in “Hello Dolly” at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle. Lewis will perform in front of 1,600 people every night with a 21-piece orchestra.

But is she ready to switch from the balmy California weather (where she resides) to the often damp and cold confines of Seattle?

“Jenifer Lewis will be their sunshine,” said the outspoken actress. “It’s a beautiful city and all you have to do is duck into the 5th Avenue Theater and get the sunshine of your life. I’m even taking voice lessons and I haven’t done that in years. But it will help me bring things up to their best. When you’re in front of 1,600 people, you want to be on top of your game.”

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You can see Lewis perform in “Hello Dolly” from March 7 to March 29.