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Ariana DeBose

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
2023
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Donna Summer
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Disco Donna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Jane
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Player [Replacement]
Leading Player (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
Diana Ross (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
2012
Nautica
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Nautica

Ariana DeBose Movies

Company
 
[2011]
Ensemble
A Smartphone User's Guide to Etiquette
 
[2018]
Seaside
 
[2018]
Daphne
Hamilton
 
[2020]
Ensemble
The Prom
 
[2020]
Alyssa Greene
West Side Story
 
[2021]
Anita
Argylle
 
[2023]
Kraven the Hunter
 
[2023]
Calypso
Wish
 
[2023]
Asha - Voice

Ariana DeBose TV Shows

Blue Bloods
 
[2016]
Sophia Ortiz
Human Resources
 
[2022]
Danielle
Schmigadoon!
 
[2021-2022]
Emma Tate
Westworld
 
[2022]
Maya

Ariana DeBose Biography

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.

Ariana DeBose Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Ariana DeBose News

Kathryn Gallagher, Max Harwood & More Join BENJAMIN RAUHALA & HIS WEST END BESTIES at Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Max Harwood & More Join BENJAMIN RAUHALA & HIS WEST END BESTIES at Cadogan Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2023

Additional West End and Broadway star guests have been announced for BENJAMIN RAUHALA & HIS WEST END BESTIES at the Cadogan Hall on Sunday 5 February at 6.30pm. See how to purchase tickets!

Wake Up With BWW 1/19: WICKED Tour Casting, FUNNY GIRL Album Signing, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/19: WICKED Tour Casting, FUNNY GIRL Album Signing, and More!
by - Jan 19, 2023

Top stories include new casting for the National Tour of Wicked, a Funny Girl album signing, and more! Plus, check out a video of Aaron Tveit making his entrance in Moulin Rouge! as he returns to the show, and more.

Photos: Apple TV+ Shares First Look at SCHMIGADOON! Season Two Photo Photos: Apple TV+ Shares First Look at SCHMIGADOON! Season Two
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2023

The new season will star Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose, Martin Short, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, and Aaron Tveit are set to return, with Tituss Burgess and Patrick Page joining the cast for season two. Check out the new photos now!

Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetr Photo Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center's 84th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center’s 84th season will continue with a Winter/Spring lineup featuring beloved playwrights and actors, critically-acclaimed novelists and poets. See details about the lineup and more.

VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Teases Her SCHMIGADOON Season Two Musical Number Photo VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Teases Her SCHMIGADOON Season Two Musical Number
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

Jane Krakwoski has teased her big musical number in season two of Schmigadoon, which is titled Schmicago. Krakowski teased that the new season will honor ''70s, '80s sexy musicals,' teasing that her 'challenging' number includes a trapeeze, Sondheim, Chicago, and Cirque du Soleil. Watch the interview video clip now!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, January 23rd at The Green Room 42 at 7pm.

Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan, and More Join Jessica Chastain in A DOLL'S HOUSE;  Photo Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan, and More Join Jessica Chastain in A DOLL'S HOUSE; Complete Casting Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023

Complete casting has been announced as rehearsals commence for Academy Award winner Jessica Chastain as ‘Nora Helmer’ in Lloyd’s radical new production of Henrik Ibsen’s landmark drama A Doll’s House in a new version by Amy Herzog.

Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max Photo Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max
by Michael Major - Dec 31, 2022

HBO Max offers a collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's catalog and a roster of new Max Originals. Among those include an impressive lineup of muscials, plays, and films that theater lovers will enjoy. From Dear Evan Hansen to West Side Story to Cats, check out what Broadway lovers can stream on HBO Max now!

Wake Up With BWW 12/30: Joaquina Kalukango Performs 'Last Midnight', and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/30: Joaquina Kalukango Performs 'Last Midnight', and More!
by - Dec 30, 2022

Top stories include the new Broadway-loving American Girl doll, plus go inside the talkback for Merrily We Roll Along, watch Joaquina Kalukango perform 'Last Midnight' from Into The Woods, and more!

How to Watch the Complete 45th Kennedy Center Honors Featuring Ariana DeBose, Chita R Photo How to Watch the Complete 45th Kennedy Center Honors Featuring Ariana DeBose, Chita Rivera & More
by Michael Major - Dec 29, 2022

The show featured Chita Rivera, Big Bird, Patti LaBelle, Garth Brooks, Ariana DeBose, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Julia Roberts, Mickey Guyton, and more honoring George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León, and U2, comprised of band members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.

Ariana DeBose Videos

VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Teases Her SCHMIGADOON Season Two Musical Number Videoplay
VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Teases Her SCHMIGADOON Season Two Musical Number

by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2023

Jane Krakwoski has teased her big musical number in season two of Schmigadoon, which is titled Schmicago. Krakowski teased that the new season will honor ''70s, '80s sexy musicals,' teasing that her 'challenging' number includes a trapeeze, Sondheim, Chicago, and Cirque du Soleil. Watch the interview video clip now!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From The 45th Kennedy Center Honors Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights From The 45th Kennedy Center Honors

by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2022

Watch the new video trailer for the 45th Kennedy Center Honors. The special is set to feature appearances by Chita Rivera, Ariana DeBose, Big Bird, Garth Brooks, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Katie Couric, Julia Roberts, and more, honoring Gladys Knight, U2, George Clooney, Amy Grant, and Tamia León.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Honors Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Honors Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors

by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

CBS has released a preview of Ariana DeBose performing 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' during a tribute to Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors. The other honorees this year were George Clooney, Amy Grant, Tania León, and U2 (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.). Watch the video preview now!

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting

by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2022

CBS has shared a preview of Ariana DeBose singing 'What Child Is This?' at the National Tree Lighting. Hosted by LL Cool J, the special will also feature Gloria Estefan, Andy Grammer, Joss Stone, Shania Twain, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band and more singing holiday classics. Watch the new video preview now!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE PROM In The Netherlands Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE PROM In The Netherlands

by Team BWW - Sep 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Dutch production of The Prom. The production is currently touring to various venues across the Netherlands.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Human Rights, the Oscars, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Human Rights, the Oscars, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022

Ariana DeBose appeared on The Tonight Show last night, where she talked about the moving speech she delivered at the Oscars, what people can do to protect human rights in the United States and joining the cast of Westworld.

VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners! Videoplay
VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! The American Theatre Wing's 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night. We have interviews with the winners- including Matt Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Michael R. Jackson, Barbara Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Myles Frost, Phylicia Rashad, Joaquina Kalukango, and Deirdre O'Connell.

VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough on Hosting The Tony Awards: Act One Videoplay
VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough on Hosting The Tony Awards: Act One

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2022

Criss and Hough will host 'The Tony Awards: Act One,' one hour of exclusive content streaming live, only on Paramount+. The pair discussed preparing for the ceremony while simultaneously starring in Broadway shows, how they feel representing the Broadway community, and teased what audiences can expect from their opening number.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose on Hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose on Hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Ariana DeBose to discuss hosting the 75th Annual Tony Awards this Sunday, June 12. DeBose discussed the rehearsal process for the ceremony, what audiences can expect from the performances, why she's 'terrified' to host, and more.

VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough Tease Their Tony Awards Opening Number on CBS MO Videoplay
VIDEO: Darren Criss & Julianne Hough Tease Their Tony Awards Opening Number on CBS MORNINGS

by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022

Tony Awards: Act One hosts Darren Criss and Julianne Hough touched on what audiences can expect from their hour-long portion of the Tony Awards, teasing the broadcast's opening number, which was written by Criss. Criss and Hough also discussed their Tony Awards memories, what their pre-show ritual is for their respective Broadway shows, and more.


Ariana DeBose Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ariana DeBose been in?
Ariana DeBose has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Ariana DeBose been in?
Ariana DeBose has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What awards has Ariana DeBose been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical .

What is Ariana DeBose next theatre project?
Ariana DeBose's next show will be Ariana Debose which opens on 4/1/2023 on West End.

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


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