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Ito Aghayere BIO

Ito made her Broadway debut originating the role of Jacqueline Blount in Ayad Akhtar’s Tony Award nominated Junk (LCT).

She is a 2016 Lucille Lortel Award nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for her work in Danai Gurira's critically acclaimed play Familiar (Playwrights Horizons).

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Ito Aghayere STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Original Broadway Production, 2018
Rosamond

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at the Public Theater, 2018
Player 3

[Broadway]
Lincoln Center Original Broadway Production, 2017
Jacqueline Blount

[Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer


Ito Aghayere Movies

Logan Lucky
[ 2017 ] Female FBI Agent
Right Song, Wrong Chord
[ 2017 ] Vivian Nimaro
Goldie
[ 2019 ] Lisa
Fear the Night
[ 2022 ] Noelle

Ito Aghayere TV Shows

Carol's Second Act
Dr. Maya Jacobs
Unforgettable
Reporter #1, Reporter #2, Reporter

Ito Aghayere Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

Ito AghayereFamiliar

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Video: Get A First Look At POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive at Geffen Playhouse


Get a first look at Geffen Playhouse's production of POTUS in an all-new video! This production marks Los Angeles premiere of the three-time Tony Award-nominated play.

Review: POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE at Geffen Playhouse


POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE is a a laugh-out-loud riot that would benefit from a few moments of introspection and nuance.

Interview: Selina Fillinger's Making an Insightful Statement with POTUS


Playwright Selina Fillinger’s POTUS Or, Behind Every Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive will be having its Los Angeles premiere at the Geffen Playhouse January 25, 2024 (with previews already started). Jennifer Chambers directs the cast of Ito Aghayere, Alexandra Billings, Lauren Blumenfeld, Shannon Cochran, Jane Levy, Deirdre Lovejoy and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Selina agreed to give me some insights behind POTUS and her other works.

Video: The Cast of POTUS at Geffen Playhouse Share Why You Should See the Show


The cast of Geffen Playhouse's POTUS are explaining why people should check out the show in an all new video! 

Alexandra Billings, Ito Aghayere, and More Will Lead POTUS at Geffen Playhouse


Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its Los Angeles premiere of the three-time Tony Award-nominated play POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Find out who is joining the cast here!

Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at KCRep


KC Rep's 'Cyrano' is noseless in more ways than one.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Comes to Kansas City Repertory Theatre


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 60th Anniversary 2023-24 season with the timeless passionate tour-de-force, Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand, freely adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III. Performances run September 5 through 24, 2023, at Spencer Theatre.   

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Reveals Cast For CYRANO DE BERGERAC


Kansas City Repertory Theatre kicks off its 60th Anniversary Season with the timeless classic Cyrano de Bergerac. Get all the details on the cast and performance dates here.

Applications are now open for Columbia University's MFA in Theatre


Special Offer - Applications are now open for Columbia University’s MFA in Theatre

MCC Theater Announces MCC ON DEMAND - A Streaming Service for MCC's Virtual Content


MCC Theater announced today its new streaming platform MCC On Demand, launching October 28. MCC On Demand will be a one-stop streaming platform for on demand access to MCC's virtual content. Subscribers will be able to login and have immediate access to content available in their subscription.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, June 17- with CHAOS TWINS, Josh Gad, and More!


Today (June 17) in live streaming:The premiere of CHAOS TWINS, Josh Gad visits Backstage LIVE and so much more!

MCC Theater to Broadcast Rescheduled LIVE LABS: ONE ACT Production of PUES NADA on Wednesday, June 17


MCC Theater announced their latest LIVE LABS: ONE ACTS production of Aziza Barnes' Pues Nada will be presented on Wednesday, June 17 at 5:30 pm free on MCC Theater's YouTube Channel. 

MCC Theater Cancels Today's Live Reading of PUES NADA


MCC Theater has announced that the scheduled live reading of Pues Nada by Aziza Barnes, scheduled for 5:30pm today on MCC's YouTube channel, has been cancelled due to a last minute actor conflict. 

MCC Theater Will Broadcast PUES NADA June 3


MCC Theater announces their latest LIVE LABS: ONE ACTS , Aziza Barnes' Pues Nada , will be presented on Wednesday, June 3rd at 5:30 pm for free on the MCC Theater YouTube channel.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT on CBS - Saturday, December 21, 2019


Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT, airing on CBS on Saturday, December 21, 2019!

CBS Gives New Production Orders to All Five Freshman Series


The CBS Television Network announced today that it has rewarded all five series from its top-rated freshman class with new production orders.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT Play 'Are You Old School or New School?'


The new CBS comedy Carol's Second Act fills the generation gap with laughs. But you might be surprised which of the stars keep it classic and which live on the cutting edge!

Kyle MacLachlan Joins Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT


Former Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan will star opposite Patricia Heaton in CBS comedy pilot Carol's Second Act, according to Deadline.

BWW Flashback: So Long, Sarah! BERNHARDT/HAMLET Takes Final Broadway Bow Today


As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Roundabout Theatre Company concludes the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, today, November 18, after 26 preview performances and 63 regular performances.

Ito Aghayere FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Ito Aghayere been in?

Ito Aghayere has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ito Aghayere been in?

Ito Aghayere has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Ito Aghayere been nominated for?

Ito Aghayere has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play at The Lortel Awards for her performance in Familiar.

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