Host Deardra Shuler talks with singer/actress Vanessa Williams who is presently appearing in "After Midnight." She replaces Toni Braxton and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds. Vanessa who joined the production April 1st will appear in the show located at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, located at 256 West 47th Street (bet. 8th and Broadway) until May 11th.
Ms. Williams who was Tony-nominated for her performance in Into the Woods, is obviously no stranger to the stage having recently appeared in the Tony-nominated play The Trip to Bountiful. She also appeared in Sondheim on Sondheim, St Louis Woman, and Kiss of the Spider Woman.
As a multi-platinum recording artist she has sold millions of albums worldwide, garnering 11 Grammy nominations.
She is well known for her performance of Wilhelmina Slater in the three-time Emmy-nominated show "Ugly Betty."