Good news for Jay Pharoah and
After auditioning actresses in cities across the country,
According to Zamata's website, she appears regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in New York as part of the weekly variety show "School Night." She is also on two improv teams that perform at the theater.
She will be the first black female in the cast since
Last fall, the show's lack of black females came to a head when Thompson told TV Guide that he wouldn't dress in drag to play black female characters anymore.
Many of the criticisms against the show were parodied in the episode hosted by