CARMEN JONES: Stage Buddy

How Anika Noni Rose Makes CSC's 'Carmen Jones' a Roaring Success
By Erin Kahn

"Cindy Lou (a beautifully innocent Lindsay Roberts)...Especially thrilling is the Scene III opener "Beat Out Dat Rhythm On a Drum," carried by Jones's heady choreography and Soara-Joye Ross's superhuman performance. In a more tender number, where Cindy Lou pleads with heaven for her beloved Joe, the electrical current may be more focused, but it's just as spine-tingling. "