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Charlayne Woodard

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group & Vineyard Theatre World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival at The Public Theater, 2017
Gertrude
  [Off-Broadway]
LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production, 2016
Roberta
  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Theatre Production, 2014
Marge
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2011
Elizabeth Sawyer
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2009
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Undine Barnes Calles
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Grusha
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Maria
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Local
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1984
Performer

Writing

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Photos

Actor Charlayne Woodard arrives for the opening night performance of ?Hadestown? at C Photo

Actor Charlayne Woodard arrives for the opening night performance of ?Hadestown? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 27, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture I

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04/29/2022
Playwright Charlayne Woodard arrives for the opening night performance of ?Blues for  Photo

Playwright Charlayne Woodard arrives for the opening night performance of ?Blues for an Alabama Sky? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on April 13, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by D

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04/14/2022
From left, playwright Charlayne Woodard and Sondra Soistt arrive for the opening nigh Photo

From left, playwright Charlayne Woodard and Sondra Soistt arrive for the opening night performance of ?Blues for an Alabama Sky? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on April 13, 2022, in Los Ange

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Date:
04/14/2022
Andy Hammerstein, Riki Kane Larimer, Charlayne Woodard, André De Shields Photo

Andy Hammerstein, Riki Kane Larimer, Charlayne Woodard, André De Shields

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Date:
11/15/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group & Vineyard Theatre World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival at The Public Theater, 2017
Gertrude

  [Off-Broadway]
LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production, 2016
Roberta

  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Theatre Production, 2014
Marge

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2011
Elizabeth Sawyer

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2009
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Undine Barnes Calles

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Grusha

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Maria

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Local

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1984
Performer

Writing
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Charlayne Woodard Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Charlayne Woodard, Charlayne Woodard
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Charlayne Woodard, In Real Life
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Charlayne Woodard, In Real Life
 
Obie Awards - 2000 - Performance Gold Star
Charlayne WoodardIn the Blood

Charlayne Woodard News

L.A. Theatre Works' Audio Theater Adaption Of THE SUN ALSO RISES Launches This Month Photo L.A. Theatre Works' Audio Theater Adaption Of THE SUN ALSO RISES Launches This Month
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

L.A. Theatre Works, the world's leading producer of audio theater, has commissioned and recorded an audio adaptation by the BBC's Kate McAll of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

 L.A. Theatre Works to Present Audio Theater Adaption of THE SUN ALSO RISES Photo L.A. Theatre Works to Present Audio Theater Adaption of THE SUN ALSO RISES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

L.A. Theatre Works has commissioned and recorded an audio adaptation by the BBC’s Kate McAll of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'Hadestown' opened this week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre.

Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Con Photo Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Conference 25th Season Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

On June 4, 2022, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan.  

Photos: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Opens At Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum Photo Photos: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Opens At Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

The revival of Pearl Cleage's rich and beautiful work 'Blues for an Alabama Sky' opened Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. Go inside the starry opening night below!

Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Upcoming 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) has announced the titles to be produced during their 98th season, which will run from August 2022 through June 2023.

All-Star Cast Records Dominique Morisseau's Compelling PIPELINE For L.A. Theatre Work Photo All-Star Cast Records Dominique Morisseau's Compelling PIPELINE For L.A. Theatre Works
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2022

L.A. Theatre Works, the world's leading producer of audio theater, is honored to add Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau to its extensive collection of state-of-the-art audio theater, the largest library of its kind in the world.

BWW Review: CELEBRATING SOME STANDOUT SHOWS FROM 2021 Photo BWW Review: CELEBRATING SOME STANDOUT SHOWS FROM 2021
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 29, 2021

As we head towards the end of the year and look forward to a new one, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the great theatre that was made by San Diego theatres and artists.  From virtual to in-person, theatre proved that art finds a way, and even a pandemic can’t keep them down.

L.A. Theatre Works Relativity Series Presents FRANKLINLAND Photo L.A. Theatre Works Relativity Series Presents FRANKLINLAND
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

L.A. Theatre Works, the world's leading producer of audio theater, is best known for its unique catalog of nearly 600 plays. Another key component of the company's mission is to produce science-themed plays, recorded with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which are made available to schools, libraries and the general public as part of LATW's ‚ÄúRelativity Series.‚ÄĚ The latest addition to that collection, Franklinland, written by Lloyd Suh and starring Gregory Harrison and Larry Powell, is set for release on Thursday, Dec. 16.

Charlayne Woodard Videos

VIDEO: Billy Porter Helps Stephen Colbert Enhance His Look VideoVIDEO: Billy Porter Helps Stephen Colbert Enhance His Look
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2019

Billy Poter was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the second season of Pose on FX. While there, Porter talked about his iconic red carpet looks, and even helped Colbert enhance his own look!

VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks His TONYS Outfit and What's Next for POSE on GMA VideoVIDEO: Billy Porter Talks His TONYS Outfit and What's Next for POSE on GMA
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Billy Porter was a guest on Monday morning's episode of Good Morning America. During the interview, the hosts talk about Porter's iconic look at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday, which was made with the curtain from Kinky Boots! Porter also discusses FX's Pose, the series he stars in, which premiered its second season on June 9.

VIDEO: The Ball Scene Goes Mainstream in the Trailer for Season Two of POSE VideoVIDEO: The Ball Scene Goes Mainstream in the Trailer for Season Two of POSE
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2019

FX has released the first trailer for the second season of FX's Pose, which highlights transgender life in 1990s New York City.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Stars in the POSE Season Two Trailer VideoVIDEO: Billy Porter Stars in the POSE Season Two Trailer
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2019

FX has released a new teaser for season two of POSE starring Billy Porter. Watch the teaser below!

VIDEO: See the First Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's GLASS VideoVIDEO: See the First Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's GLASS
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2018

M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals-2000's Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016's Split, from Universal-in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. 

VIDEO: Check Out this Scene from FX's POSE Series Premiere VideoVIDEO: Check Out this Scene from FX's POSE Series Premiere
by Macon Prickett - Jun 6, 2018

Set in the 1980s in New York City, Pose is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of different segments of society in New York, including the ball culture world. The series stars Evan Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek, Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Charlayne Woodard, Dyllón Burnside, Hailie Sahar, Angelica Ross and Angel Bismark Curiel.

VIDEO: Check Out the Newly Released Teaser for Upcoming Ryan Murphy Project, POSE VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Newly Released Teaser for Upcoming Ryan Murphy Project, POSE
by Macon Prickett - May 30, 2018

Introducing royalty. Pose, FX's new original series, premieres Sunday, June 3. Watch the official trailer below.

VIDEO: Check Out Billy Porter, Evan Peters, & More in The Official Trailer for Upcomi VideoVIDEO: Check Out Billy Porter, Evan Peters, & More in The Official Trailer for Upcoming FX Series POSE
by Macon Prickett - May 3, 2018

Introducing royalty. Pose, FX's new original series, premieres Sunday, June 3. Watch the official trailer below.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's WAR!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2016

Austin Durant, Reggie Gowland, Chris Myers,Rachel Nicks, Michele Shay, Lance Coadie Williams, and Charlayne Woodard star in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theaterproduction of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.WAR is now in previews, and officially opened yesterday, June 6, running for six weeks only through Sunday, July 3 at the Claire Tow Theater. 

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes with Premieres' GRACE and THE OTHER ROOM as Part of 'Inner Voices'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2014

Premieres, the New York based music theater organization whose mission is 'to bring new music theater to light,' presents this season's Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring news teams of playwrights and composers. Performances started on Saturday, October 4th at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is this Saturday, October 11th at 8:00pm. Performances will continue through November 1. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team!


Charlayne Woodard Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Charlayne Woodard written?
Charlayne Woodard has written 5 shows including Pretty Fire (Playwright), Neat (Playwright), In Real Life (Playwright), The Night Watcher (Playwright), The Night Watcher (Playwright).

What awards has Charlayne Woodard been nominated for?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Charlayne Woodard , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for In Real Life Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for In Real Life and Performance (Obie Awards) for In the Blood .

What awards has Charlayne Woodard won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Charlayne Woodard Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for In Real Lifeand Performance (Obie Awards) for In the Blood.