Watch Sheryl Lee give Ralph Jennifer Hudson a ‘Dreamgirls’ tutorial

hot off her emmy win, sheryl lee ralph dropped by “jennifer hudson showTo do some “Dreamgirls” magic this week.

long before its time on ABC”Abbott PrimaryRalph was a hot commodity on Broadway, beginning with her role as Dinah Jones in 1981’s “Dreamgirls.” The music was also important to Hudson, who won an Oscar in 2007 for her portrayal of Effie White in the film adaptation.

On Tuesday’s episode of his daytime talk show, Hudson asked Ralph about his audition for Broadway. director Michael Bennett Also working with fellow “Dreamgirls” actors Loretta Devine and Jennifer Holiday, who went on to star in their own right.

“These women in the room, they weren’t the singers – they were” sangers‘Baby,’ said Ralph. “The building was literally rising above the concrete, that’s how wonderful they were.”

When the show’s creative team requested that Ralph sing “Something from Church”, he opted for “Ave Maria”, which received a tacit response.

“I think they were thinking of something else in the Baptist vein,” she quipped. “They didn’t know I was a little Episcopalian girl. So I sang my little song and I sat down.”

Moments later, Ralph requests that Hudson join him for a quick performance of the musical’s title song, complete with original choreography A Feather Boa and a mini-entertainment for everyone.

Watch Sheryl Lee Ralph’s appearance on “The Jennifer Hudson Show” below.

Elsewhere in the interview, Ralph touched his goosebumps—including Emmy Acceptance SpeechNoting that her win “still feels amazing” after more than a week.

“I was in complete shock,” He remembered, “I didn’t think it was me. I was there to support my cast, my cast members. I thought it was going to be someone else… I honestly can’t remember getting up from my seat. I Don’t remember coming on stage.”

Of course, this didn’t mean that Ralph came to the September 12 ceremony unprepared.

“Like many of you, I have prepared a speech since I was 5 years old,” He said, “And when they called my name, it all went off my head.”

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