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Full-time director/writer/actor Fedna Jacquet was born in Boston to Haitian parents. She is a 2021-2022 Inaugural Still I Rise Documentary Fellow, a 2020-2022 National Black Theatre Playwright in Residence, 2019-2022 Huntington Theatre Playwriting Fellow, and a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting. Written work for the screen includes “Isaiah” (ABFF/TVOne Screenplay Competition Finalist, “Homebase” (Juilliard/NYU Showcase)), “Inheritance” (2020 Tribeca Chanel Through Her Lens Finalist, 2021 Urbanworld Film Festival), “Circus” (2020 HollyShorts Quarterfinalist) and “Going Home”. She is also currently working on two pilots: “Model Minority” (a half hour dramedy centered around an Asian American male lead) and “Pefeksyon” (a half hour comedy centered around a Haitian American family). Written plays include Black Mother Lost Daughter (Commissioned by National Black Theatre, Eugene O’Neill Finalist), Pefeksyon (Playwright’s Realm Finalist, DVRF Finalist, Studio Tisch), Inheritance (Classical Theatre of Harlem Playwright’s Playground, Studio Tisch), Civic Duty (Commissioned by Suny Purchase), Gurlfriend (The Fire This Time Festival) and Heroes (Developed as a Huntington Fellow). Fedna is currently recurring as an actor on “City On A Hill” (Showtime) and “FBI: Most Wanted” (CBS) She has appeared on “The Equalizer”, “New Amsterdam”, “Law & Order SVU”, “The Blacklist”, and many others. BA: Brown University MFA: NYU/Tisch Grad Acting. Her short film “Murika” premiered at the 2021 Brooklyn Film Festival, and she has just wrapped post production on her short film “Chante Maman Mwen” (My Mother’s Song) which received a grant from Still I Rise Films.

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National Black Theatre Opens Applications for 2024-2026 SOUL SERIES L.A.B. PROGRAMS

NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE is now accepting applications for the 2024-2026 SOUL SERIES L.A.B. PROGRAMS. Learn how to apply!
Primary Stages Announces 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series And Playwriting Cohort

Explore the 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series and Playwriting Cohort announced by Primary Stages. Discover new talents and upcoming plays in the world of Broadway.
National Black Theatre Selects Five Artists for 2023 Soul Series Lab Residency Program

Learn about the five talented artists selected for National Black Theatre's 2023 Soul Series Lab Residency Program. Discover their unique work and get an inside look at this exciting opportunity for emerging artists.
Photos: Go Inside The 2nd Annual BLACK WOMEN ON BROADWAY Awards!

The second annual Black Women On Broadway awards were held this week in New York and the star-studded event included appearances from the organization's founders, Danielle Brooks, Jocelyn Bioh, and Amber Iman and Broadway luminaries NaTasha Yvette Williams, Tonya Pinkins, Crystal Lucas Perry, LaChanze, Audra McDonald and more! See who else turned out to celebrate Black women on Broadway in the photos below!
Photos: Go Backstage at HAM4HAM with the Casts of INTO THE WOODS, & JULIET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, and More

The casts of Into the Woods, New York, New York, and & Juliet performed at this week's Ham4Ham, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the performers backstage at the event. Check out the photos here!
Photos: Whoopi Goldberg Toasts Jordan E. Cooper and AIN'T NO MO'

Just last night, the best of broadway came out to celebrate the six-time Tony-nominated Ain't No Mo. Whoopi Goldberg is hosted a private celebration of the acclaimed play at The Edition Times Square. Check out photos from the big night!
BERNARDA'S DAUGHTERS Celebrates Haitian Flag Day With Special Event This Week

Bernarda's Daughters celebrates Haitian Flag Day with a post-show panel and reception following the 7:30pm performance on Thursday, May 18, when The New Group and National Black Theatre host “Tout Moun Se Moun,” a panel featuring Haitian-American artists and cultural workers in discussion about the presence of Haitian art and culture in New York City and elsewhere in the diaspora. 
Fedna Jacquet Welcomes Baby Boy With Husband, Wesley Tjosvold

BroadwayWorld congratulates Broadway's own Fedna Jaquet on the birth of her first baby, a boy named Leo, with husband Wesley Tjosvold.
Pascale Armand, Tamara Tunie & More to Star in BERNARDA'S DAUGHTERS World Premiere Off-Broadway

The New Group and National Black Theatre have announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bernarda’s Daughters, by Diane Exavier, directed by Dominique Rider. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!
AIN'T NO MO' to Play Final Performance on Broadway Today

The Broadway production of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' will play its final performance. Read details about Cooper's campaign to save the show, take a look back at photos from opening night, and more.
Photos: Whoopi Goldberg, Queen Latifah, Billy Porter, and More Show Up to Support AIN'T NO MO

Last week, Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Ramirez, Billy Porter, and members of the New York Jets showed up to support Ain't No Mo, which is currently scheduled to close on Friday, December 23rd. Check out the photos here!
Photos: RuPaul Hosts Performance of AIN'T NO MO'

RuPaul hosted a special performance of Ain't No Mo' on Thursday, December 15 at 7:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the evening, and you can check out photos here!
Video: Go Inside the Belasco As AIN'T NO MO' Announces Its Broadway Extension!

Jordan E. Cooper, the youngest Black American playwright on Broadway, has announced that the history-making and critically-acclaimed Broadway production of Ain’t No Mo’, presented by Lee Daniels, will extend through Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Belasco Theatre.
AIN'T NO MO' Extends Broadway Run Through December 23

The Broadway production of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' will extend its Broadway run for an additional week. Performances will continue through December 23, 2022. 
VIDEO: Jordan E. Cooper Urges Audiences to See AIN'T NO MO' on MORNING JOE

Jordan E. Cooper appeared on Morning Joe this morning to urge audiences to see his play, Ain't No Mo', to save it from its December 18 closing date. During the interview, Cooper, who is the youngest Black playwright in Broadway history, discussed the economic problems that the show has faced during its Broadway run. Watch the video interview now!
Jordan E. Cooper Launches Campaign to Save AIN'T NO MO' the Week of its Closing

Jordan E. Cooper, the youngest Black American playwright in the history of Broadway, has launched the #saveAINTNOMO campaign in efforts to prolong the show’s run and boost ticket sales.
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith Buy Out Performance of AIN'T NO MO

According to a post on Jordan E. Cooper's Instagram page, Will and Jada Smith have bought out a performance of AIN'T NO MO. The show has announced a closing date of December 18th.
Playwright Jordan E. Cooper Pens Open Letter Asking for Support After AIN'T NO MO Announces Closing

Ain't No Mo star and playwright Jordan E. Cooper has penned an open letter to the community asking for support after the show announced it will be closing on Sunday, December 18th.
AIN'T NO MO' To Close On Broadway, December 18

The new Broadway play, Ain't No Mo' will play its final Broadway performance at the Belasco Theatre next Sunday, December 18. 
Words From The Wings: Marchánt Davis of AIN'T NO MO' Shares His Favorite Moments to Watch From Backstage, and More!

BroadwayWorld is bringing you Words From the Wings, a new series of interviews that take fans behind the scenes of some of their favorite Broadway stars' backstage routines! Today we're chatting with Marchánt Davis of Ain't No Mo', who told us all about his backstage routines, pre-show rituals, and more!


How many Broadway shows has Fedna Jacquet been in?

Fedna Jacquet has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Fedna Jacquet been in?

Fedna Jacquet has not appeared in the West End.

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