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Anissa Felix

Birth Place: Manassas, VA

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Anissa Felix BIO

Anissa Felix is a star on the rise. She will be making her big TV debut starring in Netflix’s new predicted hit “Survival of the Thickest”. Anissa has already had an impressive career performing on Broadway alongside Glenn Close in the revival of Sunset Boulevard, Motown the Musical, and Summer:The Donna Summer Musical. She is currently filming the first season of a new BET+ show.

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Original Broadway Production, 2018

Adult Mary Ellen

Diva Donna (Understudy)

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Adult Mary Ellen

Broadway Revival Production, 2017

[US Tour]
Second US National Tour, 2017
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Broadway Return Engagement, 2016

[US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Anissa Felix News

Michelle Buteau's SURVIVAL OF THE THICKEST Renewed For Season 2 on Netflix

Survival of the Thickest centers on Mavis Beaumont (Michelle Buteau). Black, plus-size and newly single, Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life as a struggling stylist. She's determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of her chosen family, a body positive attitude, and a cute v-neck and lip gloss.
Review: A SHERLOCK CAROL at Westport Country Playhouse

Mark Shanahan comblines a crowd pleasing show with sophistication that will delight people of all ages.
Photos: First Look At A SHERLOCK CAROL At Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse’s production of “A Sherlock Carol,” a family-friendly holiday show, is running from Tuesday, December 19 through Saturday, December 23. See photos of the production!
Cast Announced For Westport Country Playhouse's Family-Friendly Holiday Show, A SHERLOCK CAROL, December 19 �" 23

Get ready for a family-friendly holiday show at Westport Country Playhouse! Check out the cast announcement for 'A Sherlock Carol' running from December 19-23.
Santino Fontana, Kristine Nielsen, and Arnie Burton Lead Cast in Reading of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD at Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd” on Monday, June 12, at 7 p.m.  From the novel by Agatha Christie, the cunning tale of murder and deception is a brand new adaptation for the stage by Mark Shanahan, who will also direct. This summer, the Alley Theatre in Houston will stage the play’s world premiere production.
New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE NEXT 45, April 19

Celebrating the future, while honoring the past, New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will present The Next 45, an evening benefiting NYTB, Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 P.M. at NYTB's headquarters at St. Mark's Church-in-the Bowery. Emceed by actress Anissa Felix of Netflix's Survival of the Thickest and Stephanie Ruhle, NBC News Senior Business Analyst and host of MSNBC's “The 11th Hour,”
New York Theatre Ballet to Present THE NEXT 45 Emceed by Anissa Felix & Stephanie Ruhle

Celebrating the future, while honoring the past, New York Theatre Ballet will present The Next 45, an evening benefiting NYTB, Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 P.M. at NYTB’s headquarters at St. Mark’s Church-in-the Bowery.
ENTERTAINMENTX Podcast Turns 5 Years Old This Month

Entertainmentx, which gets to the heart, soul and drive of top performers in the entertainment industry, turns 5 years old on February 5th.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages

See photos from opening night of A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages, now in a limited holiday engagement through January 1, 2023.
A SHERLOCK CAROL to Return for 2022 Holiday Season

A Sherlock Carol has announced plans to return for the 2022 holiday season.  Written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR’s Ghost Light Series), the show is currently playing an eight-week limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), and has two weeks of performances left, with a final performance on Sunday, January 2, 2022.
VIDEO: Go Inside A SHERLOCK CAROL, Opening Tonight!

dYou can now see video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR's Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022.
Photos: Drew McVety, Thom Sesma & More Star in A SHERLOCK CAROL

You can now see production photos and video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR’s Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).  The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022. 
A SHERLOCK CAROL Begins Previews Tonight at New World Stages, Rush Ticket Policy Announced

Previews begin tonight, Thursday, November 11, 2021, for A Sherlock Carol written and directed by Mark Shanahan (The Dingdong, A Merry Little Christmas Carol; NPR’s Ghost Light Series). 
A SHERLOCK CAROL Announces Creative Team

A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, has announced the show’s creative team featuring scenic design by Tony Award nominee Anna Louizos (School of Rock, In the Heights), costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho (Take Me Out, Anastasia), lighting design by Obie Award-winner Rui Rita (Skeleton Crew, Velocity of Autumn), and more.
Drew McVety, Thom Sesma and More to Star in A SHERLOCK CAROL

A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, will star Broadway favorites Drew McVety (Billy Elliot, Spamalot) as Sherlock Holmes and Thom Sesma (Sweeney Todd, Pacific Overtures) as Ebenezer Scrooge, and more.
TV Exclusive: Stars from CLUELESS, THE CHER SHOW & More Shine Bright at Broadway Sessions Holiday Edition!

The Holiday Stars shown bright this last week as Broadway Sessions presented it's annual All Star Holiday Show! Broadway vets and newcomers alike shared their favorite "holiday" tunes and nearly blew the garland off the tree with the power of their voices. Enjoy highlights of performances by Blaine Krauss (The Cher Show), Christine Cornish Smith (My Fair Lady), Harris Milgrim (Cats), Zurin Villanueva (Clueless), Ruby Lewis (Paramour), Anissa Felix ( Summer), Adam B. Shapiro (Yiddish Fiddler), Imari Hardon (Ave. Q), Jed Resnick (Ave. Q), Sean Bradford (The Lion King), Nick Godfrey, Katryna Marrtala, Julie Volk Jonathan Moussett and more.
Breaking: Last Dance! SUMMER Will Take Final Broadway Bow in December; National Tour Will Launch in 2019

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical will close on Broadway Sunday, December 30, 2018. A North American Tour will launch on September 30, 2019, playing dozens of cities across the US and Canada, including Los Angeles, Nashville, Rochester, Washington DC and West Palm Beach.
TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER!

There was no shortage of HOT STUFF when the cast of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical visited Broadway Sessions recently. The multi faceted cast, including Storm Lever, Afra Hines, Wonu Ogunfowora, Anissa Felix, Jody Reynard, Ken Robinson, Kristin Yancy, Judith Franklin, Aaron Krohn shared their favorite tunes that went way beyond disco. Audience members had the opportunity to learn choreography from the hit show and to interact with the cast. One audience member even dazzled the cast with a custom gown made entirely of Summer 'fans'! But that's just the sort of thing that happens at Broadway Sessions.Enjoy these highlights, including our magnificently talented Rising Stars Caitlin Gallogly and Sarah Goodman.
Summer Cast Sings 'More Than Disco' At Broadway Sessions

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, 11/8 Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from Summer, The Donna Summer Musical singing 'More Than Disco'
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Ariana DeBose and the Cast of SUMMER Disco Into the Holidays for Carols For A Cure!

Below, check out exclusive photos of Ariana DeBose and the cast of Summer as they record their track, 'Disco (Winter) Wonderland.'


How many Broadway shows has Anissa Felix been in?

Anissa Felix has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Anissa Felix been in?

Anissa Felix has not appeared in the West End.

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