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Aunjanue Ellis

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2009
Molly Cunningham
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Hannah Jordan
  [Broadway]
1995
Ariel

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2009
Molly Cunningham

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Hannah Jordan

  [Broadway]
1995
Ariel






Aunjanue Ellis News

Everything You Need to Know About THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Photo Everything You Need to Know About THE COLOR PURPLE Movie
by Michael Major - May 7, 2022

The musical, featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, blues and African rhythms, has a book by Marsha Norman with music by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The film, directed by Blitz Bazawule, will star Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, Ciara, and more.

Terrence J. Smith, Tiffany Elle Burgess, and Aba Arthur Join THE COLOR PURPLE Film Photo Terrence J. Smith, Tiffany Elle Burgess, and Aba Arthur Join THE COLOR PURPLE Film
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Three new faces have been added to the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of The Color Purple. Terrence J. Smith will take on the role of 'Adam', Tiffany Elle Burgess will play 'Olivia', and Aba Arthur will also join the cast.

Jon Batiste Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film Photo Jon Batiste Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film
by Michael Major - Apr 15, 2022

Jon Batiste has joined the cast of the upcoming musical film adaption of The Color Purple. Batiste will make his feature film acting debut in the film as Grady, a piano man and the husband of Shug Avery, played here by Taraji P. Henson. Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, H.E.R., Corey Hawkins, Halle Bailey, Ciara, and more are set for the film.

Elizabeth Marvel Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film Adaption Photo Elizabeth Marvel Joins THE COLOR PURPLE Film Adaption
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022

Elizabeth Marvel will play the role of Miss Millie, the unpleasant wife of the mayor, who hires Sofia to be her maid. The film is currently in production in Georgia. Marvel joins a star-studded cast including Taraji P. Henson, Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Halle Bailey, Ciara, Corey Hawkins, Colman Domingo, H.E.R., and Aunjanue Ellis.

AMC to Debut Original Drama Series, 61ST STREET Photo AMC to Debut Original Drama Series, 61ST STREET
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 5, 2022

AMC's upcoming original drama series 61st Street is set for an April 10th premiere. The two-season event from BAFTA-winner Peter Moffat is a raw, thrilling drama series about a promising Chicago high school athlete wrongfully swept up into the criminal justice system. 61st Street will debut Sunday, April 10 at 10pm ET/PT on AMC, with the first two episodes streaming on AMC+ and ALLBLK. New episodes of the eight-episode first season will roll out weekly, on Sundays, and will be available one week early on AMC+ and ALLBLK. 

Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Mar 27, 2022

Hosted by Wanda Sykes, Regina Hall, and Amy Schumer, the 94th Oscars featured appearances by Liza Minnelli, Halle Bailey, Stephanie Beatriz, H.E.R., Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Lily James, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Rachel Zegler, and more.

ENCANTO, SUCCESSION, and More Win at 33rd Annual Producers Guild of America Awards Photo ENCANTO, SUCCESSION, and More Win at 33rd Annual Producers Guild of America Awards
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards on the evening of Saturday, March 19, 2022 at the Fairmont Century Plaza. A full list of winners is below. 

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield & More to Present at 33rd PGA Awards Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield & More to Present at 33rd PGA Awards
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Notable Hollywood leaders who will take the stage to present throughout the evening include: Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Denis Villeneuve, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Casey Bloys, Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Dornan, Michelle Yeoh, Aunjanue Ellis, Jung Ho-yeon, Troy Kotsur, Linda Lavin, and David Alvarez.

Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List o Photo Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.

American Film Institute Awards Honors WEST SIDE STORY, tick, tick...BOOM!, and More Photo American Film Institute Awards Honors WEST SIDE STORY, tick, tick...BOOM!, and More
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Yesterday, March 11th, the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2021 AFI AWARDS honorees with a star-studded invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. AFI also revealed its official rationales (below) for all 23 honorees, providing the cultural and artistic context to mark these outstanding creative endeavors as the year’s notable milestones.

Aunjanue Ellis Videos

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space VideoVIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Filmed last night, Sunday, June 9, live at the Netflix FYSEE space, the special event marked the first time executive producer Oprah Winfrey interviewed The Exonerated Five - Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam.   

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US VideoVIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Two Premiere of ABC's QUANTICO
by - Sep 6, 2016

On the Season Two premiere of QUANTICO on ABC titled “Kudove”, Alex finds herself at “The Farm,” the CIA’s mysterious training facility.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Yes' Season Finale of QUANTICO on ABC
by Caryn Robbins - May 9, 2016

On the Season Finale of ABC's QUANTICO titled 'Yes', it's graduation day for the NATS of Quantico, while, in the future, Alex and her team find themselves head-to-head with the terrorist. The episode airs Sunday, May 15th on ABC.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Closure' Episode of ABC's QUANTICO
by - May 2, 2016

On the next episode of QUANTICO on ABC titled "Closure", the NATS are excited that graduation is near as they prepare to leave Quantico and head out into the real world for their new assignments.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Drive' Episode of ABC's QUANTICO
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 25, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's QUANTICO titled 'Drive', with only a few weeks until graduation, the NATS are dispatched to various field offices where Alex and Ryan find themselves working a case together.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Fast' Episode of ABC's QUANTICO
by - Apr 18, 2016

On the next episode of QUANTICO on ABC titled "Fast", it's career day at Quantico as the NATS meet representatives from various FBI branches to help them decide their future paths.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Soon' Episode of ABC's QUANTICO
by - Apr 11, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's QUANTICO titled "Soon" - at Quantico, the NATs look into each other’s background to determine who gets high- level security clearance, and in the process Alex, Shelby and Iris learn some surprising truths about Drew, Will and Caleb.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Care' Episode of ABC's QUANTICO
by - Apr 4, 2016

On the next episode of ABC's QUANTICO titled "Care", at Quantico, the NATS' current assignment is to learn about human trafficking when Liam and Miranda challenge them to cross the U.S. / Canadian border without passports.


Aunjanue Ellis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Aunjanue Ellis been in?
Aunjanue Ellis has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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Aunjanue Ellis has not appeared in the West End