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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

Broadway Composer and Lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Perform at Axelrod PAC Next Mont Photo Broadway Composer and Lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Perform at Axelrod PAC Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents an afternoon with Broadway composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16. The three-time Tony Award-winner is best known for the musicals Parade and The Bridges of Madison County, the latter which had a star-studded run at the Axelrod in Spring 2022. 

Symphony Space Convenes Celebrated Broadway Performers For SELECTED SHORTS: BACK TO S Photo Symphony Space Convenes Celebrated Broadway Performers For SELECTED SHORTS: BACK TO SCHOOL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

Symphony Space, a home for unforgettable events that happen one time only and only at Symphony Space, has announced the lineup for Selected Shorts: Back to School, produced Wednesday, September 28, at 7pm EST for in-person audiences at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater and viewers tuning in worldwide via live-stream.

Anika Noni Rose to Teach Free Virtual Class for Kids on Auditioning & More, Hosted by Photo Anika Noni Rose to Teach Free Virtual Class for Kids on Auditioning & More, Hosted by Varsity Tutors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Anika Noni Rose, a Tony Award winner, nine-time NAACP Image Award nominee, and a Disney Legend will be teaching a free virtual class for kids at Guthrie Theater on August 31.

VIDEO: AMC+ Shares PANTHEON Animated Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: AMC+ Shares PANTHEON Animated Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Aug 17, 2022

The all-star voice cast features Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, Hawaii Five-O) as David, Katie Chang (The Bling Ring) as Maddie, Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora) as Caspian, Rosemarie DeWitt (Little Fires Everywhere) as Ellen, Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) as Cary, Anika Noni Rose, Maude Apatow, Krystina Alabado, and more. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Showtime Shares LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Teaser Trailer Photo VIDEO: Showtime Shares LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Jul 26, 2022

Watch the trailer for the new the 10-episode series, led by Oscar nominee Demi√°n Bichir (A Better Life), Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls,‚ÄĮPower), Grace Gummer (Mr. Robot), Madison Taylor Baez (Selena: The Series), Kevin Carroll‚ÄĮ(Snowfall),‚ÄĮIan Foreman‚ÄĮ(Merry Wish-Mas), Jacob Buster‚ÄĮ(Colony) and Nick Stahl (Fear the Walking Dead).

A New Story Sets Sail: Disney Cruise Line Welcomes Fifth Ship, DISNEY WISH Photo A New Story Sets Sail: Disney Cruise Line Welcomes Fifth Ship, DISNEY WISH
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 5, 2022

The Disney Wish, the fifth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened on Wednesday, June 29th  during an unforgettable celebration filled with spectacular musical performances, special guests and characters from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar stories.

THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Zankel Hall At Carnegie Hall Photo THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Zankel Hall At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022

Producers Richard Bell, N'Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of ‚ÄúThe Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,‚ÄĚ selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.

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.

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.