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Brenda Braxton Broadway and Theatre Credits

 
Bio:
Brenda starred as Velma Kelly opposite Usher in Broadway's hit musical Chicago. Prior to that, she was featured on Broadway in the musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe, that earned her a 1995 Tony Award nomination, the NAACP Theater Award, the city of Chicago's Jefferson Award and a Grammy Award for Best ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Brenda starred as Velma Kelly opposite Usher in Broadway's hit musical Chicago. Prior to that, she was featured on Broadway in the musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe, that earned her a 1995 Tony Award nomination, the NAACP Theater Award, the city of Chicago's Jefferson Award and a Grammy Award for Best ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Gingold Theatre Group Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Ftatateeta
  [Regional (US)]
US Premiere, 2018
Sandra Snyder
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2012
Clarity [Replacement]
Clarity [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Gladiola
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble/Other Roles
Too-Tight Nora
One of "The Crowd"
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Madge
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1987
Performer (Swing)
One of "The Sweethearts" (Understudy)
Lorrell Robinson (Understudy)
Joanne (Understudy)
Edna Burke (Understudy)
Charlene (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Demeter [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
One of "Les Style" [Replacement]
Charlene [Replacement]
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Alternate
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Mushrooms
Mushroom

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2004]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Dance Captain
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Dance Captain
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Production Assistant

Photos

Brenda Braxton, Crystal Fox, Bebe Neuwirth, Chris Calkins Photo

Brenda Braxton, Crystal Fox, Bebe Neuwirth, Chris Calkins

From: 
Date:
02/29/2020
Curtain call: Pascale Armand, Brenda Braxton, Crystal Fox and Marjorie L. Johnson Photo

Curtain call: Pascale Armand, Brenda Braxton, Crystal Fox and Marjorie L. Johnson

From: 
Date:
02/29/2020
Pascale Armand, Marjorie L. Johnson, Crystal Fox, Brenda Braxton Photo

Pascale Armand, Marjorie L. Johnson, Crystal Fox, Brenda Braxton

From: 
Date:
02/29/2020

 

Stage
Performances

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Velma Kelly [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Gingold Theatre Group Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Ftatateeta

  [Regional (US)]
US Premiere, 2018
Sandra Snyder

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2012
Clarity [Replacement]

Clarity [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Gladiola

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble/Other Roles

Too-Tight Nora

One of "The Crowd"

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Madge

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1987
Performer (Swing)

One of "The Sweethearts" (Understudy)

Lorrell Robinson (Understudy)

Joanne (Understudy)

Edna Burke (Understudy)

Charlene (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Demeter [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
One of "Les Style" [Replacement]

Charlene [Replacement]

Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Alternate

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Mushrooms

Mushroom

Productions

[US Tour, 2004]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2001]
Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1987]
Dance Captain

[Broadway, 1981]
Dance Captain

[Broadway, 1981]
Production Assistant