Our favorite show is back, and this time with an all Black cast. This is exactly what we need, friendship and good laughs. The cast of this reboot has an all-star lineup including Regina King, Tracee Ellis Ross, Alfre Woodward, and Sanaa Lathan.
There will be a Zoom production on September 8, at 9:00 p.m. This is part of a series called, “The Zoom Where it Happens.” The original sitcom aired on NBC from 1985 to 1992 and starred Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanhan and Estelle Getty.
According to Ross’ Instagram post about the show, she will play Rose Nylund (played by White in the original), Woodard will become Sophia Petrillo (Getty in the original). King will portray Dorothy Zbornak (Arthur in the original), Lathan will play Blanche Devereaux (McClanahan in the original) and Woodard will become Sophia Petrillo (Getty in the original).
This event supports the racial justice organization Color of Change and is hosted by Lena Waithe.