Category: Raven Symone
Raven Symone has reportedly come out of the closet as a lesbian. She is living with America's Next Top Model AzMarie Livingston in Raven's luxury $11,00-a-month New York City condo, reports The Enquirer: 'She's at a point now where she doesn't care what her family thinks, and she's in love with AzMarie. She's a lesbian and wants to live that way.'
Raven-Symone will take over the leading role of Deloris Van Cartier in the hit Broadway musical Sister beginning performances on Tuesday, March 27, reports Broadway World. Sister Act features Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as Mother Superior, Fred Applegate as Monsignor, Sarah Bolt as Sister Mary Patrick, John Treacy Egan as Joey, Demond Green as TJ, Chester Gregory as Eddie, Kingsley Leggs as Curtis, Marla Mindelle as Sister Mary Robert, Audrie Neenan as Sister Mary Lazarus and Caesar Samayoa as Pablo.
Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe disco diva whose life takes an unexpected turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT features an original Alan Menken/Glenn Slater score with a vast inspiration of musical styles from Motown, soul and funk to great big disco anthems and Barry White inspired musical comedy.
Two decades after Raven Symone made her Broadway debut at age 5 singing with the Boys Choir of Harlem, she is set to take lead role in the musical Sister Act based on the hit 1992 movie, replacing Patina Miller as Deloris Van..
..Cartier, reports Deadline. Whoopi Goldberg, who played Deloris in the film and its sequel, produces the Broadway adaptation featuring original music by Alan Menken, which opened in April 2011. Raven begins rehearsals in February and hits the stage of the Broadway Theatre at the end of March.