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Crystal Joy

 
Bio:
Broadway: Motown the Musical. West End: HAIR. First national tour: Legally Blonde The Musical, Memphis, After Midnight. Off-Broadway: The Visitor. Regional: The Wiz, Dreamgirls. ‚ÄúRoots‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúBeen Magic‚ÄĚ available for purchase and on all streaming platforms. Helen Hayes nominee. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Motown the Musical. West End: HAIR. First national tour: Legally Blonde The Musical, Memphis, After Midnight. Off-Broadway: The Visitor. Regional: The Wiz, Dreamgirls. ‚ÄúRoots‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúBeen Magic‚ÄĚ available for purchase and on all streaming platforms. Helen Hayes nominee. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere, 2021
Swing
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble [Replacement]
Performer (Swing)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Ensemble
Felicia (Understudy)
  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Member of the Tribe
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Pilar

Crystal Joy Biography

Broadway: Motown the Musical. West End: HAIR. First national tour: Legally Blonde The Musical, Memphis, After Midnight. Off-Broadway: The Visitor. Regional: The Wiz, Dreamgirls. ‚ÄúRoots‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúBeen Magic‚ÄĚ available for purchase and on all streaming platforms. Helen Hayes nominee.

Crystal Joy Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical
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Crystal Joy News

Review: THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT Beautifully Photo Review: THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT Beautifully at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 5, 2022

To present Eric Michael Gillett with the first-ever Darrell Henline Award the American Songbook Association produced an award show ceremony that could serve as a blueprint for how it's done.

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN Photo Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN AMERICAN MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.

JOE ICONIS & FAMILY, A NIGHT FOR LUTHER VANDROSS and More Coming Up At Feinstein's/54 Photo JOE ICONIS & FAMILY, A NIGHT FOR LUTHER VANDROSS and More Coming Up At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Photos: Go Inside Broadway By The Year's ALMOST ON BROADWAY Photo Photos: Go Inside Broadway By The Year's ALMOST ON BROADWAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 28, 2022

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: Almost on Broadway, created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. This latest Broadway by the Year concert highlighted songs that leapt to fame from shows that never actually made it to Broadway. Check out photos here!

Celebrate the Songs that Were 'Almost on Broadway' with Broadway by the Year! Photo Celebrate the Songs that Were 'Almost on Broadway' with Broadway by the Year!
by Team BWW - Jun 27, 2022

Special Offer - Celebrate the songs that were 'Almost on Broadway' with Broadway by the Year!

Original Cast Recording Of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey & Kwame Kwei-Armah's THE VISITOR Re Photo Original Cast Recording Of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey & Kwame Kwei-Armah's THE VISITOR Released Today
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Today Craft Recordings / Concord Theatricals released the original cast recording of The Visitor on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.

Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Kelli Rabke & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: A Photo Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Kelli Rabke & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: Almost On Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: Almost on Broadway on Monday, June 27 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of LITTLE GIRL BLUE at New World Stages Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of LITTLE GIRL BLUE at New World Stages
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

Little Girl Blue, the musical inspired by the life of Nina Simone, is now playing at New World Stages. The musical, written and starring Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace, Book of Mormon, American Hero), began previews on Saturday, March 5th.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 16, 2022

The New Group's just celebrated opening night of Black No More, featuring Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, Gaelen Gilliland, Polanco Jones Jr., Zachary Daniel Jones, Tamika Lawrence, Sarah Meahl, Howard McGillin, Mary Page Nance, Oneika Phillips, Nicholas Ranauro, Malaiyka Reid, Mars Rucker, Angela M. Sauers, Tracy Shayne, Theo Stockman, Ephraim Sykes, Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter, Akron Watson, Nyla Watson, Edward Watts and Lillias White.

Crystal Joy Videos

BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month! Videoplay
BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 18, 2020

A few weeks ago over at Broadway Sessions we were joined by an incredible lineup of artists for our Black History Month Celebration! It was an amazing night full of beautiful moments from everyone involved. Performers included Nikki James (Tony Award-Winner), Olivia Donalson (Aladdin), Arica Jackson (Head Over Heels), Laurissa 'Lala' Romain (South Pacific), Kathryn Allison (Wicked), Brennyn Lark (Les Miserables), Antoine Smith (MJ The Musical), Brynn Williams (Spongebob), Carmen Ruby Floyd (Hello Dolly), Joy Woods (Little Shop Of Horrors), Olutayo Bosede (Moulin Rouge), Crystal Joy (Motown), Salome Smith (Little Shop Of Horrors), L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King), Imari Hardon (Avenue Q), Anthony Chatmon (Be More Chill), Ayana George (MJ The Musical), Anastacia McClesky (Waitress), Christiani Pitts (King Kong), Jay McKenzie (Beautiful).

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Presents WAITRESS Hit 'Everything Changes' Featuring Intro From Sara Bareilles
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2017

Offering "Everything Changes" from the musical Waitress, with music and lyrics by recording artist Sara Bareilles ("Love Song"; "Brave"; "King of Anything"), Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and BIV release the tenth video in this series May 5th.

STAGE TUBE: MARLEY Penn and North Concert Video
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both the life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14. Check out scenes from the Penn and North concert below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

STAGE TUBE: Raena White Sings 'WERQ (The Labor Day Song)'
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2013

To celebrate Labor Day, check out this fun musical short called 'WERQ (The Labor Day Song')', featuring a gospel number sung by Broadway's Raena White and featuring a slew of stage veterans. Click below to watch!

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below!

STAGE TUBE: The Contours from MOTOWN Perform 'Do You Love Me' on KATIE
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's 'The Contours,' led by Broadway triple threat Eric LaJuan Summers, visited Katie Couric's new nationally syndicated afternoon talk show 'Katie' for a special performance of the Motown hit song 'Do You Love Me,' and to teach America's sweetheart 'The Mashed Potato!' Click below to watch the performance!

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - WNBC to Air MOTOWN 'Making Of' Special Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2013

MOTOWNGo behind the scenes of the hit new Broadway show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. WNBC will air a thirty minute "making of" special this Saturday, May 18that 7:00PM, featuring interviews with the stars and creative team, as well as exclusive opening night and backstage footage from the show. Tune into WNBC Channel 4 in the New York metropolitan area.

STAGE TUBE: Berry Gordy Talks MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2013

'CBS Sunday Morning' host Anthony Mason sat down with Motown founder Berry Gordy to discuss his world premiere Broadway production of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL and the history of the legendary record label for a rare and exclusive profile that aired this Sunday, March 31. Watch the complete television segment below, in addition to a special web exclusive video interview about the origin of the iconic song 'Do You Love Me?'!


Crystal Joy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Crystal Joy been in?
Crystal Joy has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Crystal Joy been in?
Crystal Joy has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Crystal Joy's first West End show?
Crystal Joy's first West End show was Hair which opened in 2010

What awards has Crystal Joy been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dreamgirls .