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Imari Hardon

 
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Ga
Bio:
Imari is an Atlanta born and bred girl, duking it out in the big apple. Carnegie Mellon University musical theatre grad and proud member of the Actor's Equity Association. Imari can currently be found in the Off-Broadway Production of the Tony Award Winning Musical, Avenue Q, as well as teaching ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Atlanta, Ga

Bio:
Imari is an Atlanta born and bred girl, duking it out in the big apple. Carnegie Mellon University musical theatre grad and proud member of the Actor's Equity Association. Imari can currently be found in the Off-Broadway Production of the Tony Award Winning Musical, Avenue Q, as well as teaching ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2009
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Imari Hardon Biography

Imari is an Atlanta born and bred girl, duking it out in the big apple. Carnegie Mellon University musical theatre grad and proud member of the Actor's Equity Association. Imari can currently be found in the Off-Broadway Production of the Tony Award Winning Musical, Avenue Q, as well as teaching Zumba throughout Manhattan. In her spare time Imari likes to eat cheese, wear pink, and belt Disney Princess tunes. Other favorite credits include Amanda in the World Premiere of Because of Winn-Dixie, Dionne in Hair, Angel in Angels in America, and Crystal in Little Shop. Imari is so thankful for her supportive family, friends, teachers and pets. www.ImariHardon.com





Imari Hardon News

Paige Davis, Patrick Clanton, Amelia Cormack & More to Perform at BROADWAY SESSIONS A Photo Paige Davis, Patrick Clanton, Amelia Cormack & More to Perform at BROADWAY SESSIONS ALL STAR HOLIDAY SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2022

Ben Cameron’s long running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, continues this week at it’s new home, The Green Room 42, Thursday, Dec. 15

BROADWAY SESSIONS Bids Adieu To The Laurie Beechman Theatre After 10 Years Photo BROADWAY SESSIONS Bids Adieu To The Laurie Beechman Theatre After 10 Years
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show will play its final show at The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, June 23rd.

BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio Photo BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio
by Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2022

The artists of diversity in cabaret and concert are ready and willing to work - they just need to be invited to the table.

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Mo Photo VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Month Show
by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated its 6th Annual Black History Month Show on February 17, co-hosted by Ben Cameron & Imari Hardon, in celebration of Black excellence, impact, influence and legacy on Broadway and beyond.

BWW Review: BROADWAY SESSIONS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre Celebrates Black History Photo BWW Review: BROADWAY SESSIONS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre Celebrates Black History Month In Style
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 5, 2022

An exceptional cast of Broadway performers from the community of black actors gathered together to celebrate an important month in all our lives with a special night of musical entertainment.

BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month, February 3 Photo BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month, February 3
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, February 3.

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer! Photo VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer!
by Ben Cameron - Dec 26, 2021

Nothing says 'holiday cheer' like the Broadway Sessions Holiday Show! It was an incredible evening full of performances from Paige Davis, Hannah Cruz, Avionce Hoyles, Kennedy Caughell, Patrick Page, Nathan Lucrezio, Javier Ignacio, Bre Jackson, Joel B New, Imari Hardon, Jessica Hendy, and teen vocal dynamo JJ Jenkins.

Broadway Sessions All Star Holiday Show is Back Next Week Photo Broadway Sessions All Star Holiday Show is Back Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2021

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre LIVE in person this coming Thursday evening, December 16th. 

Queens Theatre THE FLY ON THE WALL Series Continues Saturday, May 29 Photo Queens Theatre THE FLY ON THE WALL Series Continues Saturday, May 29
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2021

Queens Theatre will present the third installment of the Fly On The Wall Series on Saturday, May 29 at 8:00 PM (ET). The series, presented online in tandem with IAMA Theatre Company in Los Angeles, gives audiences the opportunity to follow and participate in the development of a new play, Invisible, by Douglas Lyons, from a blank page to the first draft.

VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month- Watch Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 28, 2021

Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions will return on February 28th at 6:30 pm EST, for a special special virtual concert experience celebrating Black History Month. The 5th annual concert will be filmed onstage at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Imari Hardon Videos

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Mo Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Month Show

by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated its 6th Annual Black History Month Show on February 17, co-hosted by Ben Cameron & Imari Hardon, in celebration of Black excellence, impact, influence and legacy on Broadway and beyond.

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer! Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Returns to Spread Holiday Cheer!

by Ben Cameron - Dec 26, 2021

Nothing says 'holiday cheer' like the Broadway Sessions Holiday Show! It was an incredible evening full of performances from Paige Davis, Hannah Cruz, Avionce Hoyles, Kennedy Caughell, Patrick Page, Nathan Lucrezio, Javier Ignacio, Bre Jackson, Joel B New, Imari Hardon, Jessica Hendy, and teen vocal dynamo JJ Jenkins.

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).

BWW TV: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas at Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Dec 24, 2019

Happy Holidays from Broadway Sessions! Our Annual All-Star Holiday Show this past Thursday the 19th was such a joyous occasion. Belting, tapping, singalongs and laughing- oh my! Our All-Star lineup included Paige Davis (Chicago, Trading Spaces), Patrick Page (Hadestown) Jewelle Blackman (Hadestown), Max Chernin (Sunday in The Park), Rhaamell Burke-Missouri (King Kong), Hernando Umana (School of Rock), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Cafe), Riza Takahashi (Mean Girls), Gianna Yanelli (Mean Girls), Jessica Juanich (Bat Out Of Hell), Imari Hardon (Avenue Q), Robert Mantano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Eric Sebek (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), The Honey Taps, Colleen Harris, Michael Kirk Lane, Katryna Marttala, and Anthony Fett. 

BWW TV: Eden Espinosa, Saycon Sengbloh & More Reunite for the Broadway Sessions Elpha Videoplay
BWW TV: Eden Espinosa, Saycon Sengbloh & More Reunite for the Broadway Sessions Elphaball!

by Ben Cameron - Oct 28, 2019

This past Thursday at Broadway Sessions was exceptionally a?oeWickeda?? at the 5th Annual Elphaball! We added some Glinda's into the mix this year an had an absolute blast. Our iconic lineup included Eden Espinosa, Saycon Sengbloh, Cassie Okenka, Kristy Cates, and Maddy Trumble with fierce special guests; Ally Ivey, Elizabeth McMonagle, Imari Hardon and Karine Hannah. We had such a blast celebrating the past, present, & future of a show that is so near and dear to us and theatre fans everywhere!

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q

by Ben Cameron - Jun 18, 2019

Broadway Sessions bid farewell to Avenue Q recently. Current cast members as well as Q alumni joined together to celebrate the Tony winning musicals 16 year run in NYC. And yes, there was plenty of puppet action! Enjoy these highlights featuring Rick Lyon, Jennifer Barnhart, Ben Durocher, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Maggie Lakis, Erin Quill, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Sharon Wheatley, Joshua Holden, Imari Hardon, Jed Resnick as well as our Rising Star Cassandra Giovinne.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 28, 2019

Broadway Sessions recently held its 3rd annual Black History Month celebration. We invited an all star roster of Broadway talent to share songs and stories reflecting the influence, impact and legacy of black artists on Broadway and beyond. HOLY MOLY! This was one of the most incredible nights of music we have enjoyed. Beyond that it was moving, hilarious and profound. Enjoy these highlights from Broadway vets Antoine  L Smith, Soarer-Joye Ross, Storm Lever, Brennyn Lark, Judith Franklin, Phoenix Best, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Tiana Okoye, Michel Demby Cain, Imari Hardon, Avery Smith, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jennie Harney Fleming, John Edwards, Laurissa 'Lala' Romain, Shonica Gooden and Emme Kemp. We also enjoyed performances from 'Rising Stars' Richard Baskin Jr. and Aneesa Folds. OH, and maybe just an impromptu pre show performance by Tony-winning legend FAITH PRINCE! It was a good night.

BWW TV Exclusive: Stars from CLUELESS, THE CHER SHOW & More Shine Bright at Broadway  Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Stars from CLUELESS, THE CHER SHOW & More Shine Bright at Broadway Sessions Holiday Edition!

by Ben Cameron - Dec 19, 2018

The Holiday Stars shown bright this last week as Broadway Sessions presented it's annual All Star Holiday Show! Broadway vets and newcomers alike shared their favorite "holiday" tunes and nearly blew the garland off the tree with the power of their voices. Enjoy highlights of performances by Blaine Krauss (The Cher Show), Christine Cornish Smith (My Fair Lady), Harris Milgrim (Cats), Zurin Villanueva (Clueless), Ruby Lewis (Paramour), Anissa Felix ( Summer), Adam B. Shapiro (Yiddish Fiddler), Imari Hardon (Ave. Q), Jed Resnick (Ave. Q), Sean Bradford (The Lion King), Nick Godfrey, Katryna Marrtala, Julie Volk Jonathan Moussett and more.

BWW TV Exclusive: Stars of Tomorrow Warm Up at Broadway Sessions Open Mic Party! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Stars of Tomorrow Warm Up at Broadway Sessions Open Mic Party!

by Ben Cameron - Nov 27, 2018

The cold never bothered them anyway! The boldest of the belters braved the storm to come and sing their faces off for our All Open Mic Party. The night was filled with dulcet tones from some of our favorite regulars and some new friends. We even had a few special guests, we'll call the Avenue Q-ties, Jamie Glickman, Lacretta and our very own Imari Hardon. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Paige Davis, Ellen Harvey, Ciara Renee & More Celebrate 10 Years of Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Paige Davis, Ellen Harvey, Ciara Renee & More Celebrate 10 Years of Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Jul 3, 2018

Well, we did it! Broadway Sessions recently celebrated it's 10th anniversary with a full blown SUPER SHOW! We invited back some of our favorite performers to recreate some of our favorite musical moments. We also had some incredible new memories made! Our All-Star cast dazzled the SRO room. Enjoy these highlights by Paige Davis, Kevin Chamberlin, Ciara Renee, Nick Adams, Kennedy Caughell, Jeremy Stolle, Kelvin Moon Loh, Alex Grayson. Bre Jackson, Colton Ryan, F. Michael Haynie, Erica Lustig, Tracy MCDowell, Adinah Alexander, Jen Perry, Jed Resnick, Imari Hardon, Isabel Kruse and more!