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Arnetia Walker

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater New York Premiere, 2016
Mae
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1987
Lorrell Robinson
Effie Melody White (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1985
Lorrell Robinson
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1983
Lorrell Robinson
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1975
Beneatha Younger
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Dorothy (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Singer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1971
Citizen of Verona and Milan [Replacement]

Photos

John Earl Jelks, Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Francois Battiste Photo

John Earl Jelks, Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Francois Battiste

From: 
Date:
03/25/2016
Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Robert Joy Photo

Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Robert Joy

From: 
Date:
03/23/2016
John Earl Jelks, Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Francois Battiste Photo

John Earl Jelks, Arnetia Walker, Phylicia Rashad, and Francois Battiste

From: 
Date:
03/23/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater New York Premiere, 2016
Mae

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1987
Lorrell Robinson

Effie Melody White (Understudy)

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1985
Lorrell Robinson

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1983
Lorrell Robinson

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1975
Beneatha Younger

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Dorothy (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Singer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1971
Citizen of Verona and Milan [Replacement]






Arnetia Walker News

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF CLAY Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF  Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF CLAY Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Interview: Arnetia Walker on THE WIZ, DREAMGIRLS, & YES, VIRGINIA Photo BWW Interview: Arnetia Walker on THE WIZ, DREAMGIRLS, & YES, VIRGINIA
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 11, 2021

From November 18th-21st, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a new holiday comedy by Stan Zimmerman & Christian McLaughlin titled YES, VIRGINIA at Owens Auditorium inside the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. Actress Arnetia Walker stars in the production opposite Mindy Sterling. She has appeared on Broadway in THE SIGN IN SIDNEY BRUSTEIN'S WINDOW, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, RAISIN, THE WIZ, and DREAMGIRLS. Her TV credits include: QUANTUM LEAP, NURSES, THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, MAD ABOUT YOU, NYPD BLUE, MALCOLM & EDDIE, JUST SHOOT ME!, THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW, TOUCHED BY AN ANGLE, CITY OF ANGELS, JUDGING AMY, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, and DYNASTY. Her film credits include: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, THE WIZARD OF SPEED AND TIME, SCENES FROM THE CLASS STRUGGLE IN BEVERLY HILLS, LOVE CRIMES, FOR LOVE OF THE GAME, and COLLEGE ROAD TRIP. I had the great pleasure of interviewing her about all of this and more.

BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman on THE GOLDEN GIRLS and YES, VIRGINIA Photo BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman on THE GOLDEN GIRLS and YES, VIRGINIA
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 2, 2021

Stan Zimmerman is a playwright who has two events coming up at Owens Auditorium inside Bradshaw Performing Arts Center, both of which will be presented by Judson Theatre Company in Pinehurst, North Carolina. On November 14th, he'll be sharing some behind the scenes stories from his days of working as a writer on the first season of THE GOLDEN GIRLS in an event titled AN EVENING ON THE LANAI. Meanwhile, a new holiday comedy he co-wrote with Christian McLaughlin titled YES, VIRGINIA starring Mindy Sterling & Arnetia Walker will be running from November 18th-21st. I had the great pleasure of interviewing him about all of this and more.

Regional Premiere of YES, VIRGINIA to be Presented by Judson Theatre Company Photo Regional Premiere of YES, VIRGINIA to be Presented by Judson Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

Yes, Virginia – the new holiday comedy by Stan Zimmerman (“The Golden Girls,” “Gilmore Girls”) and Christian McLaughlin (“Desperate Housewives,” “Married…With Children”) – will receive its regional theatre premiere at Judson Theatre Company. 

Regina Taylor Announces Winners For The Black Album.mixtape. Project Photo Regina Taylor Announces Winners For The Black Album.mixtape. Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor - the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist - in partnership with Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts.

Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About th Photo Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About the Ambassador Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2021

Learn all about the Ambassador Theater's best known shows including Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, plus the many stars to have graced the stage in Chicago and much more!

BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman Talks YES, VIRGINIA, Starring Mindy Sterling and Arneti Photo BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman Talks YES, VIRGINIA, Starring Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker
by David Clarke - Dec 15, 2020

YES, VIRGINIA is a heartwarming and hilarious holiday comedy about two older women navigating the perils of aging in suburban Detroit. The acclaimed dramedy is crafted in the vein of Stan Zimmerman’s writing for 'The Golden Girls'. To get the inside scoop about the upcoming digital production of YES, VIRGINIA, we chatted with Zimmerman about creating the play and working with Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker to bring this production to life.

Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker Star in Benefit Reading of YES, VIRGINIA Photo Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker Star in Benefit Reading of YES, VIRGINIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

Yes, Virginia - the new holiday comedy by Stan Zimmerman ('The Golden Girls,' 'Gilmore Girls') and Christian McLaughlin ('Desperate Housewives,' 'Married...With Children') - will be presented as a streaming benefit for Judson Theatre Company and Laguna Playhouse on Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 PM Eastern.

VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Releases New Songs for the Vote by Bobby Daye, Yve Photo VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Releases New Songs for the Vote by Bobby Daye, Yvette Cason, Sylvia MacCalla & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

Founded by Broadway’s Arnetia Walker (Dreamgirls) with Stephen Nachamie (She Loves Me), JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is a coalition of creative artists from Broadway, Hollywood and beyond who create multimedia virtual work to inspire people to get informed and plan their vote. J1S4D launched on July 4th, 2020.


Arnetia Walker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Arnetia Walker been in?
Arnetia Walker has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Arnetia Walker been in?
Arnetia Walker has not appeared in the West End