Laiona Michelle is making her Broadway debut as Nanna in the new musical Amazing Grace at the Nederlander Theater. The production explores the true story of Josh Newton’s journey from slave trader to abolitionist. The statuesque Michelle has a commanding on-stage persona, and her character is an ancestral force of nature. Off-stage she is an intelligent, engaging young woman, who truly disarms you with her wit and vivacious spirit. She shares her inspiring story of diligence and determination with O&A NYC.
A Conversation With Laiona Michelle