Karen Mason, Jenifer Lewis to Join Broadway's Hairspray
Mason's Broadway credits include Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard, and Jerome Robbins' Broadway; her other stage credits include Gypsy, Carnival!, Torch Song Trilogy, and And the World Goes 'Round. She is an award-winning recording and cabaret artist, and will perform next month at the Metropolitan Room (April 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, and 13) in celebration of her new CD, Right Here Right Now.
Lewis last appeared on the New York stage in Mother Courage and her previous Broadway credits include Eubie and Comin' Uptown. Her many film credits include What's Love Got to Do With It?, The Preacher's Wife, Antwone Fisher, and the current hit movie Meet the Browns. She starred on the long-running television series Strong Medicine and has appeared on Friends, Murphy Brown, and The Cosby Show.