A Day in the Life of Broadway Star Condola Rashad

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A Day in the Life of Broadway Star Condola Rashad

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FOR 30-YEAR-OLD actor and singer Condola Rashad, everything begins with music. “I’m haunted by melodies,” she says while noodling on an upright piano in the walk-up she shares with her fiancé, fellow actor Sebastian Stenhøj, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. “There are certain chords that strike different emotions when I hear them.” She’s talking about songwriting—in 2014, she released an album of her own compositions with her band, Condola and the Stoop Kids—but tones, chords and melodies also drive her acting. “I use music to tap into characters,” says the three-time Tony nominee. “Music is my way in—it’s a language,…

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