LaTanya Richardson Jackson honored by Michelle Obama for Broadway show

JULIANNE MOORE honored SAMUEL L. JACKSON's wife LATANYA RICHARDSON JACKSON by reading out a special note of praise from First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA at a cast party this week (beg26May14).

Jackson has been nominated for a 2014 Tony Award for her performance in a Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun, and the cast celebrated the achievement ahead of the prizegiving next month (Jun14) by hosting a bash in New York City on Tuesday night (27May14).

Actress Moore was among the revelers at the party, held at Lady Mendl's Tea Salon in Manhattan, and she read out a tribute to the guest of honor from the First Lady, who made a special trip to see the show last month (Apr14), along with her husband, President Barack Obama.

According to New York Post gossip column Page Six, the note read, "I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to see its (the play's) revival. Barack and I both agree your portrayal of (character) Mama stole the show."

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