Anthony Joins 'Eclipsed' As Producer

Alani "La La" Anthony is now a producer on "Eclipsed," the play in which Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o will make her Broadway debut.

The play was penned by "The Walking Dead's" Danai Gurira, and Lupita starred in it , off-Broadway, at The Public Theater, during the fall. Directed again by Liesl Tommy, the limited engagement of "Eclipsed" on Broadway, begins previews on February 23.

"'Eclipsed' has ignited conversations, inspired change and empowered audiences and I am honored to champion and be actively involved in a production with such social and cultural merit and courageous storytelling. A production that the critics have hailed as 'mesmerizing and unmissable,'" Anthony said in a statement to Access Hollywood. 

"Eclipsed" follows the story of five women who are brought together "by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia," according to the show's web page.

It also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh.

-- Jolie Lash

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