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Alberta Hunter

 
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Birth Place: Memphis, TN, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1956
Mattie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Anna Hicks (Understudy)
Aunt Matt Crossy (Understudy)
Bessie Bolt (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1940
Dolly
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Dolly
  [Broadway]
1930
Mary Jane






Alberta Hunter News

New World Symphony Presents I DREAM A WORLD: THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE IN EUROPE Photo New World Symphony Presents I DREAM A WORLD: THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE IN EUROPE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2023

New World Symphony announces I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance in Europe. Taking place from February 3-15, 2023, this multi-disciplinary Festival builds on 2022's inaugural I Dream a World Festival and underlines New World Symphony's ongoing commitment to inclusive programming and representation of Black musicians and creatives.

Music Theatre of Connecticut To Present HOLIDAY ON BROADWAY Photo Music Theatre of Connecticut To Present HOLIDAY ON BROADWAY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company continues their 36th MainStage Season with a cabaret series entitled, Holiday on Broadway.

Original Musical MARIAN Starring Emilie Kouatchou & More to Have Additional Invite-On Photo Original Musical MARIAN Starring Emilie Kouatchou & More to Have Additional Invite-Only Readings This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

Liquid Theatre Collective and Randy Donaldson, Executive Producer, will present two additional private, invitation only readings of MARIAN, an original musical based on the life of world-renowned contralto, Marian Anderson.

FreeFall Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo FreeFall Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale for freeFall's 2022/2023 season. Two world premieres, the return of a holiday favorite, A Sherlock Holmes adventure, A Neil Simon romantic comedy and an exciting co-production with our friends at Ebony Rep in Los Angeles makes up just some of the exciting programming Tampa Bay audiences can experience for as low as $29 a month.

Original Musical MARIAN Will Have Private Industry Readings This Week Photo Original Musical MARIAN Will Have Private Industry Readings This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

Liquid Theatre Collective and Randy Donaldson, Executive Producer, will present two (2) private industry readings of MARIAN, an original musical based on the life of world-renowned contralto, Marian Anderson.

Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's BLUES IN THE NIGHT Extended Through March 20 Photo Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's BLUES IN THE NIGHT Extended Through March 20
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Award-winning¬†Porchlight Music Theatre¬†has announced that its¬†latest mainstage production, the ‚ÄúBest Musical‚ÄĚ Tony Award-nominated¬†Blues in the Night,¬†conceived by¬†Sheldon Epps, with the music of¬†Bessie Smith,¬†Johnny Mercer,¬†Harold Arlen,¬†Vernon Duke,¬†Gordon Jenkins,¬†Alberta Hunter¬†and others,¬†is now extended through¬†March 20¬†at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts.

VIDEO: Meet The Women Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT At Porchlight Music Theatre Photo VIDEO: Meet The Women Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT At Porchlight Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre latest mainstage production the ‚ÄúBest Musical‚ÄĚ Tony Award-nominated Blues in the Night, conceived by Sheldon Epps, with the music of Bessie Smith, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Gordon Jenkins, Alberta Hunter and others, is now playing through March 13 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's BLUES IN THE NIGHT Opens Tomorrow Photo Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's BLUES IN THE NIGHT Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2022

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre latest mainstage production the ‚ÄúBest Musical‚ÄĚ Tony Award-nominated Blues in the Night, conceived by Sheldon Epps, with the music of Bessie Smith, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Gordon Jenkins, Alberta Hunter and others, is now playing through March 13 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

Chicago Theatre Week to Honor Black History Month Photo Chicago Theatre Week to Honor Black History Month
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW22), an annual celebration of the rich tradition of theatre-going in Chicago during which visitors and residents can access value-priced tickets, returns for its 10th year and will take place February 17-27, 2022. 

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces New Dates For BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

 Porchlight Music Theatre announces new dates for Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange, Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, May 19 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. and the staged reading of Paul Oaley Stovall’s+ Clear, A New Musical Experience, Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m.  

Alberta Hunter Videos

VIDEO: Meet The Women Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT At Porchlight Music Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet The Women Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT At Porchlight Music Theatre

by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre latest mainstage production the ‚ÄúBest Musical‚ÄĚ Tony Award-nominated Blues in the Night, conceived by Sheldon Epps, with the music of Bessie Smith, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Gordon Jenkins, Alberta Hunter and others, is now playing through March 13 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre

by Gigi Gervais - Nov 20, 2021

Set in 1948 in a Chicago hotel that has seen better days, the interwoven stories of BLUES IN THE NIGHT evoke the misery and humor of life, love and the dogged determination to do more than just survive. The drama reveals itself through glorious songs by Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Alberta Hunter, Harold Arlen, Jimmy Cox, Ida Cox and more.

VIDEO: First Look at CHASIN' DEM BLUES at Milwaukee Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at CHASIN' DEM BLUES at Milwaukee Rep

by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is presenting Chasin' Dem Blues: Untold Story of Paramount Records, running January 17 thru March 22, 2020 to the Stackner Cabaret.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ogunquit's PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2016

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, based on the Oscar-winning film on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse August 10 to September 3.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Alberta Hunter Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alberta Hunter been in?
Alberta Hunter has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Alberta Hunter been in?
Alberta Hunter has not appeared in the West End