'Orange Is The New Black' Vaults Comic To StardomPlay
The critically-acclaimed Netflix show "Orange is the New Black" vaulted actress Lea DeLaria to stardom. She plays Carrie "Big Boo" Black on the show.
But for 30 years, DeLaria had already been an Obie Award-winning Broadway actress, jazz singer and brash gay stand-up comic.
She joined Meghna Chakrabarti on Radio Boston.
- Lea DeLaria, comedian, actress, and jazz musician. She tweets @realleadelaria.
This segment aired on February 25, 2014.