‘Harriet’ Star Cynthia Erivo to Join Jawando for Virtual Storytime Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando announced a special guest for his daily virtual storytime Friday: Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo.

Erivo starred in the 2019 biographical film “Harriet,” about abolitionist Harriet Tubman. In 2016, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Celie HarrisĀ in The Color Purple. She also won a Grammy Award in 2016 with The Color PurpleĀ for Best Theater Album.

Jawando’s virtual storytime will broadcast live on his Facebook page Friday at 12:30 p.m.

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