The Cast of  Netflix's " Orange is The New Black " Celebrated the Launch of its 7th and Final Season 13-Episode, Lighting-Up The Tower of The Empire State Building " Orange " ….!

NEW YORK,NY(SMI-ENTERTAINMENT,07.26.19)- The cast of the Netflix's Emmy Award-winning web-television series " Orange is The New Black", celebrated this morning the launch of its 7th & final season and the founding of The Poussey Washington Fund, a non-profit organization that advocates for women's incarceration issues, with a special ceremonial lighting of the tower of the empire state building " Orange " in New York City

 

The comedy-drama series " Orange is The New Black " will premiere today and was created by Jenjil Kohan for Netflix,

based on the book; Orange is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, written by Piper Berman about  her experiences at FCI Danbury, a minimum-security Federal Prison in Danbury, CT.

 

Orange Is The New Black ushered in a monumental era of television, and for six unforgettable seasons has fearlessly tackled some of the most difficult, relevant, and human stories of our time. In its final season, the ladies of Litchfield come to terms with the fact that prison has changed them forever. Piper struggles with life on the outside, while life in Max, as corrupt and unjust as ever, goes on without her. Taystee’s friendship with Cindy still hangs in the balance as her life sentence looms, Gloria and her kitchen staff are confronted by the hard truth of Polycon’s newest profit stream, while others chase drugs or dreams and grapple with the reality of their place in this world.

Orange Is the New Black has become Netflix's most-watched original series. It has received numerous  accolades from its first season, the series garnered 12  Primetime Emmy Award nominations and winning three. In its second season, the series received four Emmy nominations, and is the first series to score Emmy nominations in both comedy and drama categories.

In addition, the series has also received six Golden Globes Award nominations, six  Writers Guild of America Award nominations, a Producers Guild of America Award and a Peabody Award.

Attendees Included:

 Laura Prepon (Alex Vause)

Laverne Cox (Sophia Burset)

Uzo Aduba (Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren)

Danielle Brooks (Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson)

Dascha Polanco (Dayanara Diaz)

Piper Kerman, Executive Consultant and author of the book Orange Is the New Black

The creative team behind the television series " Orange is The New Black " has formed a fund that seeks to support non-profit advocacy groups in order to challenge current policies, reform criminal justice, protect immigrants' rights, end mass incarceration and support women who have been affected by it. Coiciding with the premiere of the 7th and final season of " Orange is the New Black,"  a call to action will be broadcast via Netflix amd social media urging fans to do their part to help rethink , revise and reform justice in America. 

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Photo: Cast Lighting The ESB Tower "Orange" ,Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba & Piper Kerman