Ice Cream Convos had the pleasure of chatting with Brandee Evans and J. Alphonse Nicholson, the stars of Katori Hall’s new Starz series, “P-Valley.”
Brandee gave the scoop on her role as “Mercedes,” her similarities to the character, and how she prepared for those jaw-dropping pole scenes.
The renowned dancer/choreographer also talked about resigning as the chair of a high school English department, and how her father is her biggest supporter.
J. Alphonse gave the scoop on his journey from North Carolina to the Big Apple and how he used his talents as a percussionist to sustain him between acting gigs.
We also chatted about his role as “Lil Murda” and his experience working with female directors on the series.
Down deep in the Mississippi Delta lies an oasis of grit and glitter in a rough patch of human existence where beauty can be hard to find. This southern-fried, hour-long drama tells the kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the big characters who come through its doors—the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful, and the damned.
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“P-Valley” airs on Sunday night at 8pm on Starz.