Benja Kay Thomas

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Benja Kay Thomas is a New York based actor. Broadway: Skeleton Crew. Off-Broadway: Fat Ham (The Public), Barbecue, (Atlantic Theater); Halfway Bitches Go Straight To Heaven and Bootycandy (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: Booty Candy (Baltimore Center Stage); Jazz (Wilma Theater). Film/TV: A Love Song, FBI (CBS), Gotham (FOX) A Beautiful Distraction (Netflix), Detective Chinatown 2, Warrior Class, A Gun For Jennifer. Awards: OBIE & AUDELCO! Benja is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and is a member of The Actors Center and the LAByrinth Theater Company.

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Benja Kay Thomas STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2023
Rabby

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Rabby

[Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theatre's Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Peaches

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2014
Performer


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Cast Set For the West Coast Premiere of FAT HAM, Opening at Geffen Playhouse in March

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of the Broadway production of five-time Tony Award nominee and 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Fat Ham. Find out who is starring in the show and how to get tickets here!

CENTER OF THE YOUNIVERSE & More Set for Audible Theater December Audio Slate

Audible Theater has revealed its December audio slate, featuring five new originals.

Jeff Cohen's SQUEAKY Will Receive Developmental Readings This Month

As part of its new Building the Box Developmental Reading Series, Out of the Box Theatrics will present readings of SQUEAKY, a poignant autobiographical comedy by Drama Desk Award winner Jeff Cohen.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE REFUGE PLAYS

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world-premiere production of The Refuge Plays, by Nathan Alan Davis, directed by Patricia McGregor, in association with New York Theatre Workshop. Check out photos of the stars arriving on the opening night red carpet here!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PURLIE VICTORIOUS

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big opening night of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!

FAT HAM Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadway

The Pulitzer Prize-winning FAT HAM by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali will conclude its Broadway run at the American Airlines Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

FAT HAM Extends Run on Broadway

The critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award nominated, Pulitzer Prize- winning FAT HAM by Tony nominee James Ijames will add one week of performances on Broadway.

Get 25% Off Tickets to FAT HAM on Broadway!

Broadway's new play Fat Ham is now running and we're giving BroadwayWorld readers an exclusive discount! Learn more about how to get discounted tickets to Fat Ham here!

Video: Stars Walk the Opening Night Red Carpet for FAT HAM

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway just last week at the American Airlines Theatre and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night in this video!

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of FAT HAM on Broadway

Broadway is a whole lot juicier after last night. The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre. Watch as we take you inside opening night with BroadwayWorld's Katie Lynch in this video!

Video: Watch FAT HAM's Opening Night Curtain Call

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway last night, April 12. BroadwayWorld was there and you can go inside the opening night curtain call in this video!

Photos: The Cast of FAT HAM Celebrates Opening Night

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway last night, April 12. The cast met the press at their opening night celebrations and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos here!

Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet For FAT HAM on Broadway

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway last night, April 12. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night purple carpet here!

Photos: The Cast of FAT HAM Takes Their Opening Night Bows

The Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opened on Broadway last night, April 12. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night curtain call here!

Review Roundup: Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM Opens On Broadway!

Read reviews for the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali, opening tonight on Broadway!

Video: Watch Scenes from FAT HAM on Broadway

Get a first look at footage of Fat Ham on Broadway!

FAT HAM's Adrianna Mitchell Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

Tune in to our Instagram story as Adrianna Mitchell takes you behind the scenes of opening night of Broadway's Fat Ham!

Photos: First Look At Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM, Opening On Broadway April 12

Gte your first look at photos of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy FAT HAM by James Ijames, directed by Saheem Ali on Broadway! 

Photos & Video: Colman Domingo Hosts FAT HAM 'Juicy Disco'

See photos and videos from Colman Domingo-hosted 'JUICY DISCO' celebration in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Fat Ham by James Ijames.

Cynthia Erivo to Host Talkback at FAT HAM This Week

Producer Cynthia Erivo will be hosting a talkback after Fat Ham's 7pm performance this Sunday, April 9th. See how to purchase tickets to Fat Ham!

Benja Kay Thomas FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Benja Kay Thomas's next show will be Fat Ham which opens on 4/12/2023 on Broadway.

Benja Kay Thomas has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Benja Kay Thomas has not appeared in the West End.

Benja Kay Thomas has been nominated for the following awards: Special Citation (Obie Awards) for their work in "Fat Ham" and Special Citation (Obie Awards) for their work in "Fat Ham".

Benja Kay Thomas has won the following awards: Special Citation (Obie Awards) for "Fat Ham" and Special Citation (Obie Awards) for "Fat Ham".

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