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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

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

Photos

Jenelle Chu, Brittany Bradford, Janet McTeer, Ito Aghayere, Kate Levy Photo

Jenelle Chu, Brittany Bradford, Janet McTeer, Ito Aghayere, Kate Levy

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09/26/2018
Janet McTeer, Ito Aghayere Photo

Janet McTeer, Ito Aghayere

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Date:
09/26/2018
Jason Butler Harner, Ito Aghayere Photo

Jason Butler Harner, Ito Aghayere

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09/26/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [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 Biography

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).

Ito Aghayere Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Ito AghayereFamiliar

Ito Aghayere News

Applications are now open for Columbia University's MFA in Theatre Photo Applications are now open for Columbia University's MFA in Theatre
by - Nov 3, 2021

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 Photo MCC Theater Announces MCC ON DEMAND - A Streaming Service for MCC's Virtual Content
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

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! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, June 17- with CHAOS TWINS, Josh Gad, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 17, 2020

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 We Photo MCC Theater to Broadcast Rescheduled LIVE LABS: ONE ACT Production of PUES NADA on Wednesday, June 17
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2020

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 Photo MCC Theater Cancels Today's Live Reading of PUES NADA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2020

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 Photo MCC Theater Will Broadcast PUES NADA June 3
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020

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 2 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT on CBS - Saturday, December 21, 2019
by TV Scoop - Dec 3, 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 Photo CBS Gives New Production Orders to All Five Freshman Series
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 23, 2019

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?' Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT Play 'Are You Old School or New School?'
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

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 Photo Kyle MacLachlan Joins Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 7, 2019

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

Ito Aghayere Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT Play 'Are You Old School or New School?' VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of CAROL'S SECOND ACT Play 'Are You Old School or New School?'
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

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!

BWW TV: Bard + Bernhardt= Broadway! Janet McTeer & Company Celebrate Opening Night of VideoBWW TV: Bard + Bernhardt= Broadway! Janet McTeer & Company Celebrate Opening Night of BERNHARDT/HAMLET
by TV - Opening Night Special - Sep 26, 2018

To Broadway, or not to Broadway? It's not such a question for Bernhardt/Hamlet, which celebrated a triumphant opening last night at the American Airlines Theatre. 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Janet McTeer & Company in BERNHARDT/HAMLET on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Janet McTeer & Company in BERNHARDT/HAMLET on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 11, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

BWW TV: What Is BERNHARDT/HAMLET All About? Janet McTeer & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What Is BERNHARDT/HAMLET All About? Janet McTeer & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

BWW TV: Watch a Preview of the Public's MLIMA'S TALE VideoBWW TV: Watch a Preview of the Public's MLIMA'S TALE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a new video preview of MLIMA'S TALE, now on stage at the Public. Watch below!

BWW TV: Go Inside JUNK's Priceless Opening Night on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside JUNK's Priceless Opening Night on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 3, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, which just opened last night, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you straight to all of the action below!

BWW TV: See Steven Pasquale and More in Highlights from Ayad Akhtar's JUNK on Broadwa VideoBWW TV: See Steven Pasquale and More in Highlights from Ayad Akhtar's JUNK on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Doug Hughes, opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Check out highlights from the show in the video below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE LIQUID PLAIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 4, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the New York Premiere of The Liquid Plain by Naomi Wallace, directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. The production runs through March 29, 2015 with a March 8 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!


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?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Familiar .