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Cassondra James

 
Bio:
Cassondra is delighted to be making her Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Recent credits include The First Noel with the Classical Theatre of Harlem. As a background vocalist, she has performed alongside a wide range of artists including Christina Aguilera, Wynton Marsalis, Cory Henry and the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Cassondra is delighted to be making her Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Recent credits include The First Noel with the Classical Theatre of Harlem. As a background vocalist, she has performed alongside a wide range of artists including Christina Aguilera, Wynton Marsalis, Cory Henry and the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Mary Church Terrell
Mary Church Terrell
  [US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2019
Erzulie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Storyteller
Erzulie [Replacement]
Storyteller [Replacement]
Erzulie (Understudy) [Replacement]
Andrea (Understudy) [Replacement]

Cassondra James Biography

Cassondra is delighted to be making her Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Recent credits include The First Noel with the Classical Theatre of Harlem. As a background vocalist, she has performed alongside a wide range of artists including Christina Aguilera, Wynton Marsalis, Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Kim Burrell, Laura Izibor, Ledisi, and Gladys Knight. She is currently finishing a PhD at the Graduate Center (CUNY). Website: www.CassondraJames.com





Cassondra James News

XAVIER SMITH'S LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE Celebrates 10 Years At Joe's Pub, February 9 Photo XAVIER SMITH'S LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE Celebrates 10 Years At Joe's Pub, February 9
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2023

XAVIER SMITH'S LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE returns for it's tenth anniversary on Thursday, February 9 @ 9:30pm at NYC's Joe's Pub.

Tally Sessions, Sally Wilfert, Howard McGillin & More to Star in INVENTIONS OF PIANO  Photo Tally Sessions, Sally Wilfert, Howard McGillin & More to Star in INVENTIONS OF PIANO Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

The Directors Company will present a reading of INVENTIONS FOR PIANO, a new musical by Joseph Thalken, based on the article Fantasia for Piano by Mark Singer. The private industry reading is being presented Thursday, December 8, 2022 at The Theatre Center.

Photos: On the Red Carpet of Broadway Inspirational Voices' BETTER DAYS Fundraising E Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet of Broadway Inspirational Voices' BETTER DAYS Fundraising Event
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2022

Broadway Inspirational Voices held its BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony on October 24, 2022 at 7:00pm in the heart of Times Square. Check out photos here!

Hunter Foster, Cassondra James & More to Take Part in Theatre Aspen's 2022 Season Photo Hunter Foster, Cassondra James & More to Take Part in Theatre Aspen's 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Theatre Aspen announced today the complete casts and creative teams for the company’s 39th Season, which includes the Tony Award-winning musicals Gypsy and Jersey Boys on the mainstage, as well as the summer Cabaret Series at Hotel Jerome and additional programming and special events for the summer.

Shaina Taub on Future of SUFFS- 'I'd love for it go to Broadway...' Photo Shaina Taub on Future of SUFFS- 'I'd love for it go to Broadway...'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Shaina Taub has revealed that she would love for her show Suffs, currently playing at The Public Theater, to go to Broadway. 

VIDEO: SUFFS Star Grace McLean Performs 'Ladies' In A New Clip From the Show Photo VIDEO: SUFFS Star Grace McLean Performs 'Ladies' In A New Clip From the Show
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

Shaina Taub's new musical SUFFS resumes performances tonight at The Public Theater. To celebrate, the company has released a brand-new look at the show featuring Grace McLean performing the song, 'Ladies' as Woodrow Wilson.

Performances of SUFFS Now Cancelled Through May 25 Photo Performances of SUFFS Now Cancelled Through May 25
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

According to The Public Theater's website, performances of SUFFS have been cancelled through May 25. The limited run is set to close on May 29th.

SUFFS Cancels Performances Through May 22 Photo SUFFS Cancels Performances Through May 22
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

According to The Public Theater's website, all performances of SUFFS have been cancelled through May 22. This comes after the show previously cancelled performances last weekend due to COVID-19.

SUFFS Cancels All Performances for May 14th and 15th Photo SUFFS Cancels All Performances for May 14th and 15th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

According to The Public Theater's website, today and tomorrow's performances of SUFFS have been cancelled. The show was set to have play at 1:30pm and 7:30pm on May 14th, today, and May 15th, tomorrow. Other shows have been cancelled for this weekend due to Covid and illness, including Moulin Rouge! The Musical and The Skin Of Our Teeth. SUFFS is set to resume performances on Tuesday, May 17th at 7:30pm. The limited run is set to close on May 29th. For the latest information about the show's schedule, visit https://publictheater.org/productions/season/2122/suffs/.

SUFFS Extended Through May 29 at The Public Theater Photo SUFFS Extended Through May 29 at The Public Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

The world premiere of Shaina Taub's SUFFS has extended again with another two-week extension through May 29. The production is currently on hiatus and will resume performances on April 12. 

Cassondra James Videos

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Never Coming Back' from Cassondra James' New EP Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Never Coming Back' from Cassondra James' New EP

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2020

Once on This Island star, Cassondra James debuted her new EP of original music ‚ÄúPieces‚ÄĚ on Friday, October 16th, 2020.

VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night wit Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night with Seth Meyers

by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2018

Mama provided! The cast of Once on This Island appeared on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, where they performed 'Mama Will Provide.' Watch the full performance below!

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salong Videoplay
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Alex Newell and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opened last night, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and brings you interviews with the company below!

BWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS IS Videoplay
BWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which officially opens on Sunday, December 3rd at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld has brand-new footage from the show below!

VIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade! Videoplay
VIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade!

by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2017

The 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked-off the holiday season this morning, and BroadwayWorld will bring you all of this year's Broadway performances! Next up, Once On This Island!

BWW TV: We Will Provide! Watch Highlights from ONCE ON THE ISLAND on Broadway! Videoplay
BWW TV: We Will Provide! Watch Highlights from ONCE ON THE ISLAND on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2017

Producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold present Once on this Island, the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, currently in previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Once on this Island is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown.

BWW TV: Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Michael Arden and More Talk Broadway's ONCE ON T Videoplay
BWW TV: Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Michael Arden and More Talk Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Plus 'Waiting for Life' Preview!

by TV - Press Previews - Oct 25, 2017

The revival of the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical Once On This Island, directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown, will begin preview performances on Thursday, November 9, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, December 3 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The show held its press preview earlier today and BroadwayWorld has footage and interviews below!

VIDEO: Meet the Islanders! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Gets Ready for Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet the Islanders! ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Gets Ready for Broadway

by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2017

In a new episode of the YouTube video series 'Journey to the Island,' the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Once on the Island discuss what it's been like working together so far, and how they already think of each other as a family.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway-Bound ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tell the Story in NYC Workshop! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Broadway-Bound ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tell the Story in NYC Workshop!

by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2017

The island is little bit closer to Broadway! The new production of the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical Once On This Island, which begins preview performances on Thursday, November 9 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, and officially opens on Sunday, December 3. Directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Arden, the musical just held a workshop in preparation for Broadway and you can go inside the special day below!

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes an Videoplay
BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey!


Cassondra James Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cassondra James been in?
Cassondra James has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Cassondra James been in?
Cassondra James has not appeared in the West End