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Candis C. Jones

Also Credited As: Candis Jones
 
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Selected credits: Detroit ’67 (D.C. Signature Theatre), Black Solo Plays (Willamstown Theater Festival), shadow/land (The Public Theater), 53% Of (The Alliance Theater), B*tch (Page 73), Everybody (NYU Tisch), Trapt (Joe’s Pub), House of the Negro Insane (Bay Area Playwrights Festival), Pipeline ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Selected credits: Detroit ’67 (D.C. Signature Theatre), Black Solo Plays (Willamstown Theater Festival), shadow/land (The Public Theater), 53% Of (The Alliance Theater), B*tch (Page 73), Everybody (NYU Tisch), Trapt (Joe’s Pub), House of the Negro Insane (Bay Area Playwrights Festival), Pipeline ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2021]
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Candis C. Jones and Erika Dickerson-Despenza

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Erika Dickerson-Dispenza and Candis C. Jones

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Justin Hicks, Candis C. Jones, and Erika Dickerson-Despenza

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Justin Hicks, Candis C. Jones, Crystal Dickinson, Andrea Patterson, and Lauren F. Wal Photo

Justin Hicks, Candis C. Jones, Crystal Dickinson, Andrea Patterson, and Lauren F. Walker

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Candis C. Jones Biography

Selected credits: Detroit ’67 (D.C. Signature Theatre), Black Solo Plays (Willamstown Theater Festival), shadow/land (The Public Theater), 53% Of (The Alliance Theater), B*tch (Page 73), Everybody (NYU Tisch), Trapt (Joe’s Pub), House of the Negro Insane (Bay Area Playwrights Festival), Pipeline (Detroit Public Theater), Nike (A.C.T. New Strands Festival), The Wolves (American Academy), Brother Rabbit (New Black Fest), Name Calling (Kennedy Center), Morning in America (Primary Stages), TEMBO! (Zanzibar International Film Fest). Upcoming: School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (Cincinnati Playhouse). Awards and Fellowships: 2016 Lilly Award, WP Theater’s 2018-2020 Lab, Drama League alum.




Candis C. Jones News

2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List! Photo 2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Award nominations from the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season have been announced! See the full list here!

The Public Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Five World Premieres & More Photo The Public Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Five World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Public Theater announced the schedule today for The Public’s 2022-23 Season at the Public Theater. Learn all about the shows, schedule and how to get tickets.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall
by Joshua Wright - Jun 7, 2022

Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical, will play its final Broadway performance this fall, almost six years after it opened at the Music Box Theatre. Find out how to get tickets to the last month's of shows and more.

STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Will Return to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Photo STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Will Return to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo is headed back to Broadway! He will make his Broadway return in the role of Jared Kleinmann in Dear Evan Hansen, beginning July 19. Get the scoop.

Photos: Zachary Noah Piser to Step Into the Role of Evan Hansen in DEAR EVAN HANSEN B Photo Photos: Zachary Noah Piser to Step Into the Role of Evan Hansen in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tonight!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Tonight (May 17, 2022), Zachary Noah Piser, will step into the of ‘Evan Hansen’ on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical. Piser, who has been part of the Dear Evan Hansen family since March 2019 and was most recently the ‘Evan’ alternate on Broadway, becomes the first Asian American actor to play the role full-time.

Talia Simone Robinson Takes Over As Zoe Murphy in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tonight Photo Talia Simone Robinson Takes Over As Zoe Murphy in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tonight
by Team BWW - May 3, 2022

Tonight, May 3, Talia Simone Robinson will become the first Black actor to play Zoe Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway full-time. Previously Zoe/Alana understudy, Robinson succeeds Gabriella Carruba, who played the role until May 1.

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Opens This Month at Cincinnati Playhous Photo SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Opens This Month at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

 The Off-Broadway coming-of-age story SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY sold out its run in New York. Now, Cincinnati audiences can enjoy a new production that takes them into the endlessly entertaining world of teenage girlhood when it plays in the Marx Theatre this spring.

Photos: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Ben Levi Ross in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Photo Photos: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Ben Levi Ross in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Ben Levi Ross was welcomed back to the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) on March 22, where he re-joined the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen as 'Evan Hansen.' Ross made his Broadway debut as a cover in Dear Evan Hansen in 2017, and went on to star as the original Evan in the first North American Tour.

Ben Levi Ross Returns to DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tomorrow For Eight Weeks Only Photo Ben Levi Ross Returns to DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tomorrow For Eight Weeks Only
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Ben Levi Ross will be welcomed back to the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) this Tuesday, March 22, where he will re-join the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen as ‘Evan Hansen.’

Zachary Noah Piser Will Take Over Title Role in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More New Castin Photo Zachary Noah Piser Will Take Over Title Role in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More New Casting For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2022

This spring, the show will welcome back Ben Levi Ross, who earned critical acclaim when he originated the role of 'Evan Hansen' on the first North American tour after understudying the role on Broadway. Zachary Noah Piser, who has been part of the Dear Evan Hansen family since March 2019 and is currently the 'Evan' alternate on Broadway, will then become the first Asian American actor to step into the role full-time.