Being of Liberian and American heritage, Saycon has used her talents performing at and encouraging fund raising for causes and organizations that spur the growth of the West African nation, Liberia. And you can also see her performing at numerous events for Broadway Cares organization as well. Inspired by her family who always instilled in her an appreciation for the arts she began performing as a teen in plays and musicals at Tri-Cities School for Visual and Performing Arts and attended Agnes Scott College. “I’ve been entertaining people since I was a kid doing plays and musicals, then television, commercials, industrials, you name it!” Sengbloh appeared as Young Dearie B in “Funny Valentines” a movie based on the J. California Cooper’s short story of the same name, you can also see her in the blockbuster film, “American Gangster”.
Danai Gurira is a Zimbabwean-American actress and playwright. She currently plays Michonne on the AMC drama series The Walking Dead.
Lupita Nyongo’s is a Academy Wards-Winning Kenyan Actress basded in the U.S.
Lupita Nyongo was born in Mexico, raised in Kenya, and educated in the USA. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama’s Acting Program.
lupitanyongo leads the brilliant cast of the play by @danaigurira featuring #AkosuaBusia #ZainabJah #PascaleArmand and LIBERIAN Own @vintagepopsoul #SayconSengbloh
ECLIPSED is the first Broadway play written by, directed by, produced by, and starring Black Women.
Photos: Entertainment News – Congrats to Saycon Sengbloh on her Drama Desk Awards nomination for OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS! To Danai Gurira, receiving the Sam Norkin Award for bringing “a fresh new voice to American theater.” And Congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o on her Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY and to Pascale Armand, Zainab Jah.