Heads up west coast ‘Eclipsed’ is headed your way.
It was announced today that popular actress, television personality and best-selling author Alani LaLa Anthony—in her highly anticipated Broadway producing debut—joins the producing team of the new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira and starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o joined by Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh, all from the original cast of The Public Theater’s sold-out Off-Broadway run last fall where Eclipsed was named to ‘Best of’ year-end lists from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Time Out NY, and The Wrap, amongst others. Eclipsed, directed by Liesl Tommy, will begin previews on Broadway on February 23, 2016, with opening night set for March 6, 2016 at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). For tickets and information, please visit www.EclipsedBroadway.com.
“I am so thrilled to be joining a production filled with such powerful, talented women,” said Alani “LaLa” Anthony in a statement. “Eclipsed is a stunning new play that demands to be seen, and to make my Broadway debut as a producer with it is an honor!”
Anthony added: “I’m especially excited to join the production’s efforts to bring thousands of young women to see the show through its 10,000 Girls campaign. What an extraordinary opportunity to pave the way for the next generation of commanding young women.”