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Armelia McQueen

 
Bio:
McQueen was an American actress best known for her roles in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin' (1978–1982, 1988–1989), the film Ghost (1990), and the television series Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1994). (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
McQueen was an American actress best known for her roles in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin' (1978–1982, 1988–1989), the film Ghost (1990), and the television series Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1994). (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Regional Revival, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Madame Tango
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Mrs. Annie Yeamons
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1984
Mrs. Annie Yeamons
  [US Tour]
3rd National Tour, 1979
Performer 3
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer 3
Performer

Photos

Armelia McQueen, Eric Kunze and Jeff Skowron  Photo

Armelia McQueen, Eric Kunze and Jeff Skowron

From: 
Date:
07/24/2014


Armelia McQueen, Doug Eskew, Debra Walton, Eugene Barry-Hill and Roz Ryan

From: 
Date:
04/23/2009


Richard Maltby and Armelia McQueen

From: 
Date:
04/08/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Regional Revival, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Madame Tango

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Mrs. Annie Yeamons

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1984
Mrs. Annie Yeamons

  [US Tour]
3rd National Tour, 1979
Performer 3

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer 3

Performer

Armelia McQueen Biography

McQueen was an American actress best known for her roles in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin' (1978–1982, 1988–1989), the film Ghost (1990), and the television series Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1994).

Armelia McQueen Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1978 - Performance Gold Star
Armelia McQueen, Ain't Misbehavin'

Armelia McQueen News

Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael R, Jackson, Matt Doyle and More Hit the Stage for  Photo Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael R, Jackson, Matt Doyle and More Hit the Stage for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

The best of Broadway came together to salute love in all forms on May 23, 2022, singing and dancing in celebration of LGBTQ+ stories and musical theater at the first live performance of Broadway Backwards since 2019. View photos from Broadway Backwards here.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 9- AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, May 9- AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2021

On this day in 1978, the musical revue Ain't Misbehavin' opened on Broadway!

Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre! Photo Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

BWW Flashback: Remembering Armelia McQueen Photo BWW Flashback: Remembering Armelia McQueen
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 5, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, actress Armelia McQueen passed away at the age of 68. We're remembering the star with some of her past performances on stage and television appearances.

Wake Up With BWW 10/5: HOCUS POCUS Cast to Reunite, JINGLE JANGLE Trailer, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/5: HOCUS POCUS Cast to Reunite, JINGLE JANGLE Trailer, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2020

Today's top stories: Watch the trailer for Jingle Jangle, the cast of Hocus Pocus will reunite for Bette Midler's Hulaween, and more!

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Star Armelia McQueen Dies at 68 Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Star Armelia McQueen Dies at 68
by Robert Diamond - Oct 4, 2020

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that actress Armelia McQueen has died at 68.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Liza in New Orleans Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Liza in New Orleans
by Ben Rimalower - May 25, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1982 broadcast of the Tony-winning musical 'Ain't Misbehavin',' starring Nell Carter, André DeShields, Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, and Charlayne Woodard. 'Ain't Misbehavin'' is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and 30s, and uses the music of Fats Waller to celebrate the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and the Golden Age of hotspots like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom. The musical was directed by Richard Maltby Jr., with choreography and musical staging by Arthur Faria.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Ben Rimalower - May 18, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1982 broadcast of the Tony-winning musical 'Ain't Misbehavin',' starring Nell Carter, André DeShields, Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, and Charlayne Woodard. 'Ain't Misbehavin'' is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and 30s, and uses the music of Fats Waller to celebrate the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and the Golden Age of hotspots like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom. The musical was directed by Richard Maltby Jr., with choreography and musical staging by Arthur Faria.

Creative Cauldron to Present CROWNS, a Gospel-Fueled Musical of Family, Joy, and Rede Photo Creative Cauldron to Present CROWNS, a Gospel-Fueled Musical of Family, Joy, and Redemption
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020

Creative Cauldron will present its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 - March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This musical draws from the roots of gospel music and traditions of greater African-American Diaspora to weave an inter-generational story of love, joy, and redemption. Crowns has played throughout the country to acclaim, including a sold out run at Arena Stage. Directed by Kara Tameika Watkins and Ian Anthony Coleman, with musical direction by Cedric Lyles. Crowns will be presented at Creative Cauldron, 410 S Maple Ave, Falls Church VA 22046 from February 13 to March 8. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Press night is Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 12th.

Armelia McQueen Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, May 9- AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Gets the Joint Jumpin' on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, May 9- AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Gets the Joint Jumpin' on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2018

On this day in 1978, the musical revue Ain't Misbehavin' opened on Broadway!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in Highlights of SOUTH PACIFIC at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at SOUTH PACIFIC at California Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are currently running through July 27. Check out a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: Jason Alexander Directs 'Damn Yankees' in L.A.
by James Sims - Nov 6, 2007

BroadwayWorld's own James Sims recently caught up with Jason Alexander during rehearsals for Damn Yankees discussing the former 'Seinfeld' alum joining Reprise! as Artistic Director and his vision for the future of the Los Angeles theatre company.


Armelia McQueen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Armelia McQueen been in?
Armelia McQueen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Armelia McQueen been in?
Armelia McQueen has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Armelia McQueen been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin' .

What awards has Armelia McQueen won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin'.