10 Questions for Phylicia Rashad

She seems to be known mostly for the men in her life: Bill Cosby, with whom she co-starred in NBC's hit sitcom The Cosby Show, and now Sean (P. Diddy) Combs, with whom she's appearing on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. But Phylicia Rashad is winning plaudits on her own, most recently a Best Actress Tony Award. She spoke with TIME's Richard Zoglin.

DID YOU HAVE ANY TREPIDATION ABOUT DOING A RAISIN IN THE SUN ON BROADWAY? I did. I didn't want to do it because I didn't like the play. I always thought the woman [matriarch Lena Younger]...

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