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Anika Noni Rose

 
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Birth Place:
Bloomfield, CT
Bio:
Anika Noni Rose is best known for voicing Tiana, Disney's first African-American princess, as seen in the The Princess and the Frog (2009). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011. She is also known for her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls (2006). She ... (read complete bio)
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Anika Noni Rose Headshot

Birth Place: Bloomfield, CT

Bio:
Anika Noni Rose is best known for voicing Tiana, Disney's first African-American princess, as seen in the The Princess and the Frog (2009). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011. She is also known for her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls (2006). She ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Carmen Jones
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Beneatha Younger
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Concert, 0
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Maggie
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2005
Lutiebelle
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer
Emmie Thibodeaux
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Emmie Thibodeaux
Emmie Thibodeaux
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [San Francisco (Regional)]
ACT Production, 1999
Polly Peachum
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Rusty [Replacement]

Photos

Anika Noni Rose, Ben Platt, and Beanie Feldstein  Photo

Anika Noni Rose, Ben Platt, and Beanie Feldstein

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Date:
09/26/2021
Ben Platt and Anika Noni Rose  Photo

Ben Platt and Anika Noni Rose

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Date:
09/26/2021
Theatre Marquee installation of Broadway's 'A Raisin In The Sun' starring Denzel Wash Photo

Theatre Marquee installation of Broadway's 'A Raisin In The Sun' starring Denzel Washington, Diahann Carroll and Anika Noni Rose at the Barrymore Theatre on January 13, 2014 in New York City.

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Date:
10/25/2019
Theatre Marquee installation of Broadway's 'A Raisin In The Sun' starring Denzel Wash Photo

Theatre Marquee installation of Broadway's 'A Raisin In The Sun' starring Denzel Washington, Diahann Carroll and Anika Noni Rose at the Barrymore Theatre on January 13, 2014 in New York City.

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Date:
10/25/2019
Anika Noni Rose, Tramell Tillman Photo

Anika Noni Rose, Tramell Tillman

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Date:
06/20/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Carmen Jones

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Beneatha Younger

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Concert, 0
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Maggie

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2005
Lutiebelle

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer

Emmie Thibodeaux

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Emmie Thibodeaux

Emmie Thibodeaux

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

  [San Francisco (Regional)]
ACT Production, 1999
Polly Peachum

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Rusty [Replacement]

Anika Noni Rose Biography

Anika Noni Rose is best known for voicing Tiana, Disney's first African-American princess, as seen in the The Princess and the Frog (2009). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011.

She is also known for her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls (2006). She is also known for her performances in theatre, particularly for her starring roles as Emmie Thibodeaux in the Broadway production of Caroline, or Change (2004), for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and Beneatha Younger in the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun (2014), for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.

Anika Noni Rose Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Anika Noni Rose, A Raisin in the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Anika Noni Rose, A Raisin in the Sun
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, or Change
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress Gold Star
Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, or Change
 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, or Change
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, or Change

Anika Noni Rose News

Photos: Inside the Vineyard Theatre Gala Celebrating Laura Nyro Photo Photos: Inside the Vineyard Theatre Gala Celebrating Laura Nyro
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Just last night, Billy Crudup and Deirdre O'Connell co-hosted Vineyard Theatre's annual gala, honoring New York City Council Member Carlina Rivera and celebrating the music of the extraordinary late singer-songwriter Laura Nyro. 

Wake Up With BWW 5/16: Lizzo Sings MOULIN ROUGE! on TikTok and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/16: Lizzo Sings MOULIN ROUGE! on TikTok and More!
by - May 16, 2022

Today's top stories include show cancellations this weekend due to COVID, which include Moulin Rouge!, The Skin of Our Teeth, and SUFFS. Plus, watch Lizzo sing from Moulin Rouge! and more!

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup¬†(‚ÄúThe Morning Show,‚ÄĚ The Vineyard‚Äôs¬†Harry Clarke) and¬†Deirdre O'Connell¬†(recent Tony Nominee for¬†Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre‚Äôs annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

The History of FOR COLORED GIRLS... and its Journey on Stage and Screen Photo The History of FOR COLORED GIRLS... and its Journey on Stage and Screen
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2022

This production marks the first Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's piece, however, it has had quite the life on stage and screen. Today, we're taking you through the production history of for colored girls... to learn more about its journey back to Broadway!

Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn & Anika Noni Rose to Take Part in Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gal Photo Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn & Anika Noni Rose to Take Part in Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced their annual gala which will honor Council Member Carlina Rivera and celebrate the music of Laura Nyro.

Carrie Coon, Ann Harada & More to Take Part in SELECTED SHORTS: DANGEROUS WOMEN Photo Carrie Coon, Ann Harada & More to Take Part in SELECTED SHORTS: DANGEROUS WOMEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Symphony Space will present Selected Shorts: Dangerous Women, an¬†evening of short stories celebrating women who subvert expectations and disrupt the peace, including Charlotte Perkins Gilman's feminist classic ‚ÄúThe Yellow Wallpaper.‚ÄĚ

Photos: On The Red Carpet at MCC's MISCAST 2022 Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet at MCC's MISCAST 2022
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 5, 2022

Miscast22 took place in-person, returning to the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday April 4, 2022. The evening honored Emmy and Tony Award-winner Christine Baranski, MCC Board Chair Susan Raanan, and MCC Youth Company Alum Alexander Lambie. View photos from the red carpet!

Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS Photo Cynthia Nixon, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Symphony Space will present Wall to Wall Selected Shorts, a monumental celebration of short fiction, March 26 in Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp theater in New York City (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

Aaron Tveit, Uzo Aduba, Joshua Henry, and More Announced for MCC MISCAST22 Photo Aaron Tveit, Uzo Aduba, Joshua Henry, and More Announced for MCC MISCAST22
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022

MCC Theater announced today that Miscast22 will take place in-person, returning to the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday April 4, 2022. 

Edie Falco, Tony Shalhoub, Holly Hunter & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED  Photo Edie Falco, Tony Shalhoub, Holly Hunter & More to Take Part in WALL TO WALL SELECTED SHORTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022

Symphony Space will present Wall to Wall Selected Shorts, employing the day-long-marathon approach of its Wall to Wall series in a monumental celebration of the organization’s pioneering literature-in-performance program, Selected Shorts, March 26 in Symphony Space’s Peter Jay Sharp theater in New York City.

Anika Noni Rose Videos

BWW Exclusive: Hear Anika Noni Rose Voice a Character in Disney's AMPHIBIA VideoBWW Exclusive: Hear Anika Noni Rose Voice a Character in Disney's AMPHIBIA
by Michael Major - Oct 21, 2021

Anika Noni Rose (voice of Disney Princess Tiana) is guest starring in an upcoming episode of the hit Disney series ‚ÄúAmphibia.‚ÄĚ Anika plays Dr. Jan. Watch a clip of the episode now!

BWW TV: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'With Love' in New JINGLE JANGLE Bonus Music Video VideoBWW TV: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'With Love' in New JINGLE JANGLE Bonus Music Video
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2020

Broadway star and Disney princess Anika Noni Rose sings 'With You' in this brand-new music video from Netflix's 'Jingle Jangle.'

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For JINGLE JANGLE: A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY, Starring Forest Whit VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For JINGLE JANGLE: A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY, Starring Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2020

An all new trailer has been released for the upcoming Christmas musical film, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Butler, Norm Lewis, Hailey Kilgore, and More Perform 'H VideoVIDEO: Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Butler, Norm Lewis, Hailey Kilgore, and More Perform 'Help is on the Way'
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS didn't get to present the 2020 edition of the Easter Bonnet Competition, which would have ended, as the show has since 1995, with the anthem 'Help is on the Way.'

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OU VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, contributed their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares¬ģ COVID-19 Relief Fund.¬†

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gal VideoVIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Sings 'I Want a Friend' For the 2020 Game Changers Virtual Gala
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020

Anika Noni Rose closed out the Game Changers Virtual Gala with 'I Want a Friend.'

VIDEO: Watch All of the Songs from THE DISNEY FAMILY SINGALONG: VOLUME II from Idina  VideoVIDEO: Watch All of the Songs from THE DISNEY FAMILY SINGALONG: VOLUME II from Idina Menzel to Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Ben Platt & More!
by Robert Diamond - May 10, 2020

Taking to their living room studios and kitchen stages to sing beloved Disney melodies with the nation were Christina Aguilera, Tituss Burgess, Sabrina Carpenter, Chloe x Halle, Billy Eichner, Hayley Erbert, Josh Gad, Donald Glover, Halsey, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Jennifer Hudson, Lang Lang, John Legend, Idina Menzel, Miguel, Keke Palmer, Katy Perry, Ben Platt, Seth Rogen, Anika Noni Rose, Walter Russell III, Shakira, Rebel Wilson and more surprises.

VIDEO: Watch the Radio City Rockettes at the Thanksgiving Day Parade VideoVIDEO: Watch the Radio City Rockettes at the Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes will run through January 1, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall and the Rockettes hit the Thanksgiving Day Parade to give a sneak peek at the new finale! 

VIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade! VideoVIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

Roar! Watch King Kong perform on this morning's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

VIDEO: Watch More Videos from Thanksgiving Day Parade's Opening Star - Luca Padovan VideoVIDEO: Watch More Videos from Thanksgiving Day Parade's Opening Star - Luca Padovan
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

Did you fall in love w/ Luca Padovan? One of Broadway's youngest talents who's appeared in Marvin's Room, School of Rock and Newsies on Broadway along w/ benefits and events galore and TV appearances on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, YOU and more…


Anika Noni Rose Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anika Noni Rose been in?
Anika Noni Rose has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Anika Noni Rose been in?
Anika Noni Rose has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Anika Noni Rose been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Carmen Jones , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Carmen Jones , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carmen Jones , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Caroline, or Change , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Caroline, or Change Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Caroline, or Change and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Caroline, or Change .

What awards has Anika Noni Rose won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Caroline, or Change, Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Caroline, or Change Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Caroline, or Changeand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Caroline, or Change.