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Capathia Jenkins

 
Bio:
Broadway: Martin Short-Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change, The Look of Love, Civil War. Off-Broadway: (mis) Understanding Mammy-The Hattie McDaniel Story, (Drama Desk Nomination), Love Loss and What I Wore, Caroline, or Change, Godspell. Television: "30 Rock," "The Practice," "Law & Order," "The ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Martin Short-Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change, The Look of Love, Civil War. Off-Broadway: (mis) Understanding Mammy-The Hattie McDaniel Story, (Drama Desk Nomination), Love Loss and What I Wore, Caroline, or Change, Godspell. Television: "30 Rock," "The Practice," "Law & Order," "The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Medda Larkin [Replacement]
A Nun
Medda Larkin
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
The African American Woman
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Comedy All Star
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer
The Washing Machine
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
The Washing Machine
The Washing Machine
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2000
Performer
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Harriet Jackson
Bessie Toler (Understudy)
  [Houston, TX (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Hope Jackson
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1971
Performer

Photos

Shamar Stoddard, Niah Edwards, Capathia Jenkins, Simba McCray and Austin Okoase Photo

Shamar Stoddard, Niah Edwards, Capathia Jenkins, Simba McCray and Austin Okoase

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Date:
03/17/2022
Steven Reineke, Norm Lewis, Allyson Tucker, Capathia Jenkins, Tony DeSare and Christo Photo

Steven Reineke, Norm Lewis, Allyson Tucker, Capathia Jenkins, Tony DeSare and Christopher Riddle

From: 
Date:
03/17/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Medda Larkin [Replacement]

A Nun

Medda Larkin

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

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
The African American Woman

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Comedy All Star

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer

The Washing Machine

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
The Washing Machine

The Washing Machine

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2000
Performer

Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Harriet Jackson

Bessie Toler (Understudy)

  [Houston, TX (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1998
Hope Jackson

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1971
Performer

Capathia Jenkins Biography

Broadway: Martin Short-Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change, The Look of Love, Civil War. Off-Broadway: (mis) Understanding Mammy-The Hattie McDaniel Story, (Drama Desk Nomination), Love Loss and What I Wore, Caroline, or Change, Godspell. Television: "30 Rock," "The Practice," "Law & Order," "The Sopranos," "Third Watch," "Law & Order-SVU." Film: Musical Chairs. Movie Soundtracks: Nine, Chicago, Mission to Mars, Legally Blonde 2.

Capathia Jenkins Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Capathia Jenkins(mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story

Capathia Jenkins News

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Will Host an Aretha Franklin Tribute Concert This Month Photo The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Will Host an Aretha Franklin Tribute Concert This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will host an Aretha Franklin tribute concert October 14-16, 2022, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Anchorage Symphony Presents Aretha: A Tribute Photo Anchorage Symphony Presents Aretha: A Tribute
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

There may be a chill in the air, but the Anchorage Symphony is heating things up with a night of R-E-S-P-E-C-T and hot hits made famous by Aretha Franklin! On Saturday, October 29th, the ASO is joined by vocal powerhouses Capathia Jenkins and three-time Grammy award nominee Ryan Shaw for Aretha: A Tribute.

Win a Private Dinner with Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis & More Through Black Theatr Photo Win a Private Dinner with Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis & More Through Black Theatre United's Charitybuzz Auction
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Black Theatre United has postponed their inaugural Gala to 2023, due to scheduling conflicts. Ahead of the Gala, BTU has partnered with Charitybuzz, the leading impact marketplace for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, for an exclusive fundraising auction.

Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald & More to Perform at Black Theatre Unite Photo Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald & More to Perform at Black Theatre United Inaugural Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

Black Theatre United's inaugural gala, ‚ÄúA Night to Remember,‚ÄĚ will take place on Monday, October 3 at The Rooftop at Pier 17. The evening will begin with a concert featuring performances by America‚Äôs most sought-after Black Broadway and theater talent.

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

10 Videos That Make Tony DeSare Tempting At Birdland July 29th Photo 10 Videos That Make Tony DeSare Tempting At Birdland July 29th
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 22, 2022

Vocalist and pianist Tony DeSare is heading to Birdland this month and Broadway World Cabaret is ready for it.

Photos: See Ariana DeBose, Darren Criss & More at NIGHT OF COVENANT HOUSE STARS Gala Photo Photos: See Ariana DeBose, Darren Criss & More at NIGHT OF COVENANT HOUSE STARS Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas helping homeless and trafficked youth, gathered supporters to celebrate their 50th anniversary during their annual Night of Covenant House Stars Gala.

Little Island Announces Second Summer Season Featuring Joshua Henry, Tonya Pinkins, J Photo Little Island Announces Second Summer Season Featuring Joshua Henry, Tonya Pinkins, Judy Kuhn & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced today the 2022 line-up of ticketed events in The Amph, just days ahead of their one-year anniversary.

Photos: The New York Pops Present GET HAPPY: THAT NELSON RIDDLE SOUND Photo Photos: The New York Pops Present GET HAPPY: THAT NELSON RIDDLE SOUND
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2022

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, presented Get Happy: That Nelson Riddle Sound on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 8:00pm in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. 

BWW Review: NY Pops Enchants With GET HAPPY: THE NELSON RIDDLE SOUND at Carnegie Hall Photo BWW Review: NY Pops Enchants With GET HAPPY: THE NELSON RIDDLE SOUND at Carnegie Hall
by Ricky Pope - Mar 17, 2022

Nelson Riddle, the legendary arranger/orchestrator/composer is largely responsible for what we think of as the sound of The Great American Songbook. His arrangements and orchestrations for artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole Dean Martin, Judy Garland, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney, and Doris Day, created for the Capitol label defined the sound of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. He is responsible for resuscitating¬†Sinatra‚Äôs career and turning him into the legend he became. Riddle is the creator of the ‚ÄúRat Pack‚ÄĚ sound, composing scores for Robin and the Seven Hoods and Ocean‚Äôs 11¬†among dozens of other films. He won an Oscar for the score of 1974‚Äôs The Great Gatsby in addition to 3 Grammy awards, two of them for his album collaborations with Linda Ronstadt that revived his extraordinary career shortly before his death in 1985. It‚Äôs hard to overestimate his importance to American popular music.

Capathia Jenkins Videos

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wo VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Frank Wildhorn and more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family simultaneously world premiered a video featuring¬†53¬†singers from¬†12¬†countries, representing¬†17¬†of his musicals, performing the powerful, ‚ÄúFinding Wonderland,‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical,¬†Wonderland on Friday, July 10th at 9am ET.¬†

VIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorr VideoVIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorrow'
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020

When you're stuck with a day that's gray and lonely, just stick up your chin, grin, and sing 'Tomorrow'! Watch below as stars of stage, screen and more unite to sing the beloved anthem in celebration of our incredible health care providers.

Flashback Video: Stephen Schwartz Career Retrospective at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoFlashback Video: Stephen Schwartz Career Retrospective at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020

In 1997, Paper Mill Playhouse held a Stephen Schwartz career retrospective on the set of Children of Eden.

VIDEO: Corey Cott, Mandy Gonzalez, and More Sing the Music Of Stephen Schwartz On New VideoVIDEO: Corey Cott, Mandy Gonzalez, and More Sing the Music Of Stephen Schwartz On New Episode Of STAGE Network's STUDIO SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2019

STAGE, a new streaming service for premium content devoted to the entire world of theatre, announces the addition of Session Two: Stephen Schwartz of the award-winning original series STUDIO SESSIONS to its diverse line up of programming.

TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthd VideoTBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2019

It's time to seize the day because we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway's original Crutchie from Newsies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the hit show's opening night with Andrew alongside his co-stars Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, and more! Check out all the footage below to watch what happens!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Makes Headlines On Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

VIDEO: Go Backstage With N'Kenge at SOPHISTICATED LADIES VideoVIDEO: Go Backstage With N'Kenge at SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2019

Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim), is currently in Sophisticated Ladies, directed by Emmy Award Winner and multiple Tony Award Nominee Andre De Shields with choreography by Kimberly Schafer alongside other Broadway veterans and young stars.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seizes the Day on Opening Night!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

On this day in 2012, Newsies seized the day on opening night at the Nederlander Theater!

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch The Finale!
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 6, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference?

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 7
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 1, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference?


Capathia Jenkins Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Capathia Jenkins been in?
Capathia Jenkins has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Capathia Jenkins been in?
Capathia Jenkins has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Capathia Jenkins been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for (mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story .