THE LAST WORD... ‘
WITH UZO ADABA – AKA SUZANNE ‘CRAZY EYES’ WARREN,
“MY audition was for the role of Janae (played by Vicky Jeudy) and thank you, (casting director) Jennifer Euston, who came to see my play and let me come and read for the show.
The only thing that carried over from the way I auditioned to the actual show were my hair knots.
I wore the knots for Janae, and Jenni liked them.
I only read one time [for Janae] and my agent called me and said, ‘We have some really great news for you’, and I was like, ‘OK’, and they said, ‘Remember that audition you went on for OrangeIsTheNew
You didn’t get it’. I was like, ‘Are we now calling people for the roles we didn’t get?’
But they went on to say, ‘They’d like to offer you another part’ and that was