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ARIANA DEBOSE won the 2022 Academy Award ®️, British Academy Film Award, Screen Actors Guild and Critics’ Choice Awards for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s WEST SIDE STORY. She also recently hosted the 2022 Tony Awards to critical acclaim and has starred in the hit television series Schmigadoon! for Apple TV+, Ryan Murphy’s film adaptation of THE PROM for Netflix, and HBO’s hit series Westworld. Upcoming film projects include Disney’s animated feature film WISH, KRAVEN THE HUNTER (Sony), ARGYLLE (Apple), and the independent feature I.S.S.

She is currently in production on the Blumhouse psychological thriller HOUSE OF SPOILS for Prime Video.

Her Broadway credits include Hamilton, Bring It On, Company, Pippin and her Tony Award nominated performance in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. She can be heard playing director/choreographer Zoey Taylor in As the Curtain Rises, an original Broadway soap opera podcast from the Broadway Podcast Network.

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[West End]
Performer [Replacement]

All-Female Staged Reading, 2018

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2018
Donna Summer

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Disco Donna

Original Broadway Production, 2016

Original Broadway Production, 2015

World Premiere Production, 2015

Broadway Revival, 2013
Player [Replacement]

Leading Player (Understudy) [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2013

Diana Ross (Understudy)


[US Tour]
National Tour, 2011

Ariana DeBose Movies

[2011]Company Ensemble

[2018]A Smartphone User's Guide to Etiquette

[2018]Seaside Daphne

[2020]Hamilton Ensemble

[2020]The Prom Alyssa Greene

[2021]West Side Story Anita


[2023]Kraven the Hunter Calypso

[2023]Wish Asha - Voice

Ariana DeBose TV Shows

Blue Bloods Sophia Ortiz

Human Resources Danielle

[ 2021-2022]Schmigadoon! Emma Tate

Westworld Maya

Ariana DeBose Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award

Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Ariana DeBose Videos

Ariana DeBose News

Josh Groban's Find Your Light Foundation Gets New Leadership; Reports Over $915K In Grants Awarded In 2023

The Find Your Light Foundation, founded by Josh Groban, announced that in its most recent grant cycle it awarded over $915,000 to 116 nonprofit organizations in 26 states and helped provide arts education to over 160,000 K-12 youth. It also announced new additions to its staff as it seeks to grow its impact on arts education across the nation.

Video: Boy George Talks Rehearsing For MOULIN ROUGE! and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Boy George recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his upcoming role as Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway, and more. Watch the full video here.

Alex Newell Will Perform a Solo Concert at Cadogan Hall in September 2024

Star of stage and screen Alex Newell will perform live at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 1 September 2024 at 2:30pm and 6.30pm.

Cast Members From HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, MJ & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, HARMONY, MJ THE MUSICAL, and KIMBERLY AKIMBO. Join us on Monday, February 19th at 7 PM for an evening of Broadway talent.

Video: Ariana DeBose Remembers Chita Rivera: 'Because She Was, I Am'

Oscar winner Ariana DeBose discussed the loss of Chita Rivera on Live! With Kelly & Mark this morning. The Chita Rivera Award-winner played Anita in the 2021 film adaptation of West Side Story, a role that Rivera originated in the original Broadway production. Watch the interview video now!

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Will Release a Cast Recording This Spring; Recoups Investment

Gutenberg! The Musical! will release a cast recording! After taking their final bows on the stage of the Jones Theatre, Josh Gad  and Andrew Rannells step into the studio to record the upcoming Original Broadway Cast Album. The album will be released this spring on Center Stage Records and Yellow Sound Label.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 29, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 29, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Ariana DeBose & Boy George Team Up For 'Electric Energy' Single From ARGYLLE

Listen to Ariana DeBose's new single with Boy George and Nile Rodgers, 'Electric Energy.' The song is from the upcoming action film Argylle. Watch the music video, featuring the West Side Story Oscar winner and the upcoming Moulin Rouge! star, along with Argylle's star-studded cast.

THE COLOR PURPLE Tops NAACP Image Award Nominations - Full List of Nominees!

The NAACP Image Award Nominations have been announced, with The Color Purple leading with a total of 16 nominations, with nods for Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Taraji P. Henson, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, and more. Check out the full list of nominations now!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 25, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 25, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

SCHMIGADOON! Canceled at Apple TV+ After Season Three Was Written

Schmigadoon! creator Cinco Paul has revealed that Apple will not be moving forward with a third season of the musical series. Paul said that although the new season was written with 25 songs, Apple would not be moving forward with production. The series featured Aaron Tveit, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, and more.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 17, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 17, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Ariana DeBose Responds to Comment About Her Singing on the Critics Choice Awards

Ariana DeBose spoke out on Instagram about a rude comment made about her singing abilities during the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday Night.

Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Châtelet

For the 6th time since the beginning of the 80s, West Side Story, the Berstein-Sondheim Laurents masterpiece, was back in Paris for a limited run as part of a French tour before going to Sydney in April. In sync with the release of the Bradley Cooper biopic Maestro, it is great that younger generations are able to get a look at the real original thing.

Interview: WONKA Choreographer Christopher Gattelli Says Timothée Chalamet is 'The Real Deal'

In this exclusive interview, choreographer Christopher Gattelli shares insights into his creative process and working on the film 'Wonka.' Discover how Gattelli brought Willy Wonka's world to life, created authentic 1940s choreography, and collaborated with actors Timothee Chalamet and Hugh Grant.

Feature: 54 Below - The Basement Where You Want To Be

The Tony Award winning non-profit is here to grow, to achieve, and to change the face of cabaret and concert.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 29th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 29, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Videos: Watch Tituss Burgess, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Perform at the Kennedy Center Honors

This year's honorees include Billy Crystal, Renée Fleming, Barry Gibb, Queen Latifah, and Dionne Warwick. Watch videos of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose, Tituss Burgess, Dove Cameron, Marc Shaiman, Cynthia Erivo, Christine Baranski, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Gladys Knight now!

Danielle Brooks, Ariana DeBose & More Receive 2023 AWFJ EDA Award Nominations

Female-directed movies receive strong recognition in the 2023 AWFJ EDA Award nominations. Find out which films made the cut. Danielle Brooks was nominated for Best Actress, Supporting for her performance in The Color Purple. Ariana DeBose received a nomination for EDA Female Focus: Best Animated Female for her voice performance in Wish.


Ariana DeBose has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Ariana DeBose has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Ariana DeBose has been nominated for several awards. She was nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical." Additionally, she was nominated for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the same production, "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical."

Ariana DeBose's next show will be Ariana Debose which opens on 4/1/2023 on West End.

Ariana DeBose's first West End show was Ariana Debose which opened in 2023

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