Syesha Mercado, Dreamgirls, American IdolIf you caught Dreamgirls at Music Hall, you got the chance to see Syesha Mercado make the leap into leading lady status with her turn as Deena Jones. And if you haven’t, well this weekend is your last chance. She took some time with us to give some insight on what’s behind that voice and talent. And with her experience on American Idol as a contestant, she offered some advice to those competing in the now-happening Voice of Pride contest. You might have even seen her at one of the preliminaries.

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