‘Precious’ Looks Back on Acting at Lehman

BRONX, NY–Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe’s first movie will debut this Friday (November 6), when she appears as Claireece “Precious” Jones, the abused and overweight teenage hero in Lee Daniels’ production of the popular novel Push. Katie Couric profiled the rising young star on “CBS Sunday Morning,” including segments filmed on the Lehman campus.

In this podcast, Sidibe recalls her acting experiences with Lehman Stages and the lessons she learned about her craft that still help guide her today.


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