Emmy, Tony, and Spirit Award-winning actress, Sheryl Lee Ralph, knows a thing or two about staying power in the capricious world of Hollywood. A seasoned professional who has taken the best lessons learned and used them to move her stellar career forward, she now shares them with you.
If you are an aspiring DIVA in training, regardless of your career choice, much of what she says in DIVA 2.0: 12 Life Lessons From Me For You!, you’ll find invaluable. These 12 lessons could help elevate your journey to greater heights. You’ll get to go behind the scenes of stage, screen, and media to discover what a true Diva must know―and the first step is, respecting themselves. In these personal tales and recollections, Sheryl reveals the ups and downs of stardom, the heartbreaks and triumphs, the strength she found in her family and the kind of love that gives wings.
Join us on Saturday, March 18th at The Billie. The day will feature the legendary actress in discussion about DIVA 2.0 and will be broken up into two conversation sessions at 3pm and 4:30pm, respectively. The last of the two sessions will be followed by a post-reception in The Billie’s lobby.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Conversation with live audience
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Conversation with live audience
Admission Fee + A Free book | $30.00
About the Author:
An actress, singer, and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph has graced both the big and small screen and has leV her indelible mark on Broadway. Ralph burst onto the world stage in her role as Deena Jones in the groundbreaking Broadway Musical hit, Dreamgirls, returning later in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Wicked. She made Broadway history as the first African American to play Madame Morrible in the Broadway musical, Wicked. Ralph has appeared in numerous screen productions starring alongside some of Hollywood’s greats. Throughout her career, she has starred in many TV shows conquering both comedy and drama. Her current TV Series, Abbott Elementary, earned her an Emmy as the beloved teacher, Ms. Barbara Howard, making her the second Black woman since Jackeé Henry in 1987 to receive this honor in thirty-five years.