This 11-Year-Old Broadway Star Is Serenading Essential Workers From Her Porch
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This 11-Year-Old Broadway Star Is Serenading Essential Workers From Her Porch

Serenading essential workers from the comforts of apartment windows and balconies has become a quick staple in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest musical serenade to capture people's hearts comes from an 11-year-old Broadway actress.

Layla Capers, who has portrayed Nala in the Broadway production of The Lion King, puts on musical performances from her porch in her Bronx home. In Capers' own words, her musical performances have served as her own tribute to the essential workers of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I started singing on the porch when Broadway was shut down. When I came home, I started to adapt to my new norm and that made me realize all of the hard work that all the doctors, nurses, all the health care workers and essential workers were doing," Capers said in an interview with Dan Mannarino for PIX 11 News. "So I'm really doing this to thank them for all their hard work, love, compassion. I'm also doing this to uplift all my neighbors and the people in my community."

 

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