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Anastacia McCleskey

 
Bio:
Broadway: Caroline, Or Change, Waitress (Norma), Violet, Priscilla (Diva), The Book of Mormon, Hair, Tarzan. Off-Broadway: The Secret Life of Bees (May), Mighty Real (Izora). West End: Close to You. TV/film: “The Good Fight,” “New Amsterdam,” “Daredevil,” “Madam Secretary,” “Public ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Caroline, Or Change, Waitress (Norma), Violet, Priscilla (Diva), The Book of Mormon, Hair, Tarzan. Off-Broadway: The Secret Life of Bees (May), Mighty Real (Izora). West End: Close to You. TV/film: “The Good Fight,” “New Amsterdam,” “Daredevil,” “Madam Secretary,” “Public ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Revival, 2021
Performer (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theatre Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
May
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble [Replacement]
Nurse Norma [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Nurse Norma [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]
Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]
Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mrs. Brown [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Diva
  [Toronto]
Pre-Broadway North American Production, 2010
Diva
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Member of the Tribe [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

Photos

Ashley Blanchet, Nik Dodani, Erich Bergen, Anastacia McCleskey Photo

Ashley Blanchet, Nik Dodani, Erich Bergen, Anastacia McCleskey

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Date:
10/20/2021
Anastacia McCleskey  Photo

Anastacia McCleskey

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Date:
08/13/2021
Tamika Lawrence, John Cariani and Anastacia McCleskey Photo

Tamika Lawrence, John Cariani and Anastacia McCleskey

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Date:
02/29/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Revival, 2021
Performer (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theatre Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
May

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble [Replacement]

Nurse Norma [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Nurse Norma [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]

Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]

Becky (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mrs. Brown [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Diva

  [Toronto]
Pre-Broadway North American Production, 2010
Diva

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Member of the Tribe [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Ensemble

Anastacia McCleskey Biography

Broadway: Caroline, Or Change, Waitress (Norma), Violet, Priscilla (Diva), The Book of Mormon, Hair, Tarzan. Off-Broadway: The Secret Life of Bees (May), Mighty Real (Izora). West End: Close to You. TV/film: “The Good Fight,” “New Amsterdam,” “Daredevil,” “Madam Secretary,” “Public Morals,” Sex and the City 2. Helen Hayes, Broadway Alliance & AUDELCO nominee. Love, Peace, & Kindness.




Anastacia McCleskey News

VIDEO: First Look At The 5th Avenue Theatre's World Premiere Of AFTERWORDS Photo VIDEO: First Look At The 5th Avenue Theatre's World Premiere Of AFTERWORDS
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's world premiere production of the captivating new musical Afterwords, is now on stage through May 21.

BWW Review: AFTERWORDS at The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo BWW Review: AFTERWORDS at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Jay Irwin - May 12, 2022

Dear Readers, by now you know that one of my major pet peeves for any show is what I call “someone else’s therapy on stage”. Other people’s problems just aren’t interesting, and I don’t need to see you work through them. Such is the first issue of many I have with the new musical “Afterwords”, currently playing at the 5th Avenue Theatre. The second main issue being that the show appears to have been written with a cliché search engine.

Casts Announced for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at BSC Photo Casts Announced for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at BSC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the first two shows of its 2022 season: the 1978 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, and the world premiere play, Andy Warhol in Iran by Brent Askari (BSC’s American Underground) which opens the St. Germain Stage from June 2-25.

VIDEO: First Look at Rehearsals for AFTERWORDS, A NEW MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: First Look at Rehearsals for AFTERWORDS, A NEW MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre will present the world premiere production of the captivating new musical Afterwords, which debuts this Spring from April 29 - May 21.

Survival Jobs: A Podcast Season 2 is Coming to BroadwayWorld Photo Survival Jobs: A Podcast Season 2 is Coming to BroadwayWorld
by Survival Jobs - Mar 24, 2022

BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the launch of season two of Survival Jobs: A Podcast. Created and hosted by Samantha Tuozzolo and Jason A. Coombs, the upbeat and inspiring show premieres here at BroadwayWorld on Thursday, April 7.

Cast Announced For The 5th Avenue Theatre's World Premiere Of AFTERWORDS Photo Cast Announced For The 5th Avenue Theatre's World Premiere Of AFTERWORDS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Afterwords is the 24th new musical produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre and features music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak and a book by Emily Kazmarek, with direction by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, choreography by Ebony Williams, and music supervision by Matt Perri.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions HELL Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions' HEL Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Capital Productions' HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Photos: Taraji P. Henson, Celina Smith & More in ANNIE LIVE! on NBC Photo Photos: Taraji P. Henson, Celina Smith & More in ANNIE LIVE! on NBC
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2021

Last night, one of the most beloved Broadway musicals came to NBC. Annie LIVE! starred Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace, Tituss Burgess as Rooster and Megan Hilty as Lily St. Regis. Check out photos from the broadcast now!

VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson, Megan Hilty and Tituss Burgess Perform 'Easy Street' on ANNI Photo VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson, Megan Hilty and Tituss Burgess Perform 'Easy Street' on ANNIE LIVE!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

ANNIE LIVE! is live now on NBC! Get a look inside the broadcast here as Broadway stars Tituss Burgess and Megan Hilty join Taraji P. Henson for the villainous tour de force, 'Easy Street.'

Anastacia McCleskey Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Rehearsals for AFTERWORDS, A NEW MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: First Look at Rehearsals for AFTERWORDS, A NEW MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre will present the world premiere production of the captivating new musical Afterwords, which debuts this Spring from April 29 - May 21.

VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation VideoVIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

This afternoon, the company of Waitress on Broadway gathered on the stage of Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre to commemorate a Mayoral Proclamation declaring Friday, September 17, “Nick Cordero Day” in New York City. 

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2021

After a year and a half without Broadway, Waitress fans will get a rare chance to revisit their favorite musical- they'll just have to travel across the street for it. A limited engagement begins performances at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on September 2, where it will run through January 9, 2022. 

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2021

Watch the cast sing together for the first time before Waitress officially returns to Broadway on September 2.

VIDEO: Watch New Music Video for Remixed 'I Am What I Am' featuring J. Harrison Ghee! VideoVIDEO: Watch New Music Video for Remixed 'I Am What I Am' featuring J. Harrison Ghee!
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2021

Pride is here and so is a new spin on a classic that's taking the gay anthem to the next level. Watch below to check out an amazing dance version of 'I Am What I Am' featuring J. Harrison Ghee and directed/produced by Jimmy Larkin.

VIDEO: First Look at Isabelle McCalla, Adrianna Hicks, Ashley Blanchet & More in Pape VideoVIDEO: First Look at Isabelle McCalla, Adrianna Hicks, Ashley Blanchet & More in Paper Mill Playhouse's BEEHIVE: THE '60S MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2021

Featuring such hits as 'My Boyfriend's Back,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,' Beehive chronicles the dramatic transformations of a volatile decade, told from the perspective of six young women who live through it.

Broadway Rewind: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Reaches Its Final Destination on Broad VideoBroadway Rewind: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Reaches Its Final Destination on Broadway in 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011 for opening night of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The musical, directed by Simon Phillips, played for 526 performances at the Palace Theatre.

VIDEO: Ben Platt Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS VideoVIDEO: Ben Platt Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS
by Alan Henry - Oct 2, 2018

Ben Platt took to Twitter to share a video of him performing 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS, and to express his sadness for not being able to see Nicolette Robison take on the role of Jenna. See the video below!

WAITRESS Will Go Pink For Third Year In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month VideoWAITRESS Will Go Pink For Third Year In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress announced today that for the third year running they will be supporting the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October.  

BWW TV: Katharine McPhee, Erich Bergen & the Cast of WAITRESS Explore Bad Ideas at Br VideoBWW TV: Katharine McPhee, Erich Bergen & the Cast of WAITRESS Explore Bad Ideas at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018

This week kicked off with a special performance from the cast of Waitress, including stars Katharine McPhee and Erich Bergen. Watch below as they perform 'What Baking Can Do,' 'Never Ever Getting Rid of Me,' and 'Bad Idea.'


Anastacia McCleskey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anastacia McCleskey been in?
Anastacia McCleskey has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Anastacia McCleskey been in?
Anastacia McCleskey has not appeared in the West End