Get To Know The Lovely Anika Noni Rose.

Anika Noni Rose
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You’re probably well acquainted with the lovely Anika Noni Rose who’s been in films from ‘The Princess and the Frog,’ ‘Dreamgirls’ and “For Colored Girls…”. The Tony-award winner (Caroline or Change) is currently holding her own on stage in A Raisin in the Sun, with the likes of Denzel Washington, Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda/Skin) as Beneatha, the younger sister of the main character Walter (played by Washington). The show has gotten favorable reviews-even the Obamas couldn’t resist going to see the play. Tickets are hard to come by but I would still suggest trying to snag one or two.

Get to know Anika: She/She’s…

– Been to five countries in Africa.

-Laughs hysterically on roller coasters.

– A cat person.

-Would love to be a travel photographer.

-Does’t enjoy eating “American” food when she’s in another country.

– An avid and fast reader. Usually finish most books in a day or two. Usually working on a couple at a time; 1 for train, 1 for house.

-Would love to bring back stylish hats and gloves for the everyday woman.

– An adventure fiend. “If there’s something to throw, kick, run or jump over…I’m down”.