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Jacqueline Williams

 
Bio:
Jacqueline Williams returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company where she has recently been seen in Head Of Passes, Hot L Baltimore,The Brother/Sister Plays and No Place Like Home. Most recently she was seen in Gospel Of Lovingkindness (Victory Gardens Theater). Her long association with Goodman includes ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jacqueline Williams returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company where she has recently been seen in Head Of Passes, Hot L Baltimore,The Brother/Sister Plays and No Place Like Home. Most recently she was seen in Gospel Of Lovingkindness (Victory Gardens Theater). Her long association with Goodman includes ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1997
Clara

Photos

Yaegel T. Welch, Stephen Elrod, Jacqueline Williams and Richard Thomas  Photo

Yaegel T. Welch, Stephen Elrod, Jacqueline Williams and Richard Thomas

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04/01/2022
Eunice Woods and Jacqueline Williams Photo

Eunice Woods and Jacqueline Williams

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06/16/2021
Jacqueline Williams Photo

Jacqueline Williams

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Date:
06/16/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1997
Clara

Jacqueline Williams Biography

Jacqueline Williams returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company where she has recently been seen in Head Of Passes, Hot L Baltimore,The Brother/Sister Plays and No Place Like Home. Most recently she was seen in Gospel Of Lovingkindness (Victory Gardens Theater). Her long association with Goodman includes Pullman Porter Blues (limited performances), Camino Real, Trinity River Plays, Blues For An Alabama Sky, Amen Corner and many others. Chicago credits include Caroline,Or Change, Fences, Electra (Court Theatre); Gee’s Bend, The Miser (Northlight Theatre); Yellowman, Fabulation (Next Theatre Company); as well as work with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre and others. Regional credits include performances with La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Playhouse, ACT Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Arena Stage and others. Tours include Crowns and Born In The Rsa with Market Theatre of Johannesburg. Broadway credits include Young Man from Atlanta. Off-Broadway credits include From the Mississippi Delta (co-produced by Oprah Winfrey), Mill Fire and Talented Tenth. Television and film credits include Turks, Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Code, Prison Break, Heartlock, The Break Up, The Lake House and Hardball. Awards and nominations include Joseph Jefferson, Helen Hayes, BTAA, Lunt-Fontanne (Shakespeare) Fellow, 3Arts, American Arts Council, Drama Desk, Sarah Siddons, Excellence in the Arts, After Dark and others. Jacqueline holds a BFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University (formerly Goodman Theatre School). “Greatest blessing: daughter Kara.”

Jacqueline Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Jacqueline WilliamsFrom the Mississippi Delta

Jacqueline Williams News

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Ce Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Center in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.

Congo Square Theatre Announces Performers For Juneteenth Celebrations Photo Congo Square Theatre Announces Performers For Juneteenth Celebrations
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

Chicago's Congo Square Theatre Company, one of the nation's premier African American theatres, celebrates the Juneteenth holiday with two festive “Homecoming”-themed programs, Sunday, June 19 at the Zhou B Art Center, 1029 W. 35th Street in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas is Coming to Philadelphia's Kimmel Cult Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas is Coming to Philadelphia's Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The Kimmel Cultural Campus, in partnership with The Shubert Organization, will present the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird in a Philadelphia premiere engagement, July 12 – 24, 2022 at the Campus’ Academy of Music.

BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Brings to Life American Classic at James M. Nederla Photo BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Brings to Life American Classic at James M. Nederlander Theatre
by Kathleen Anwar - May 22, 2022

This touring production brought to life by Aaron Sorkin brings home a story that is so central to our culture and history; truly a must-see for anyone who cares to understand more about the best- and worst- of America. Read our critic's review.

BWW Interview: Jacqueline Williams of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Presented B Photo BWW Interview: Jacqueline Williams of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Presented By Broadway In Chicago
by Rachel Weinberg - May 13, 2022

It's not an overstatement to say that Jacqueline Williams is a staple of the Chicago theater community. She returns to her hometown in the role of Calpurnia in the current national tour of Aaron Sorkin's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, coming to Broadway In Chicago from May 17,209, 2022. Williams reflected on her return to live theater, what makes this stage adaptation so impactful and timely, and some of her favorite Chicago theater memories.

BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Connor Palace Photo BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Apr 29, 2022

The mockingbird is noted for its ability to duplicate the sounds they hear. The bird's reference in the title of Harper Lee's epic novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD supposedly refers to the statements of prejudice that are repeated over and over in the book's famous trial. Statements about Blacks, Jews, the more and less educated, the economic class of a person. The only way to stop the sounds is to destroy the source.

Review Roundup: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Kicks Off First National Tour; What Are the Cri Photo Review Roundup: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Kicks Off First National Tour; What Are the Critics Saying?
by Review Roundups - Apr 20, 2022

The First National Tour has officially begun for the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Read the reviews here!

Photos: See Richard Thomas & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Photo Photos: See Richard Thomas & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Production photos have just been released from the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, starring Emmy Award®-winning actor Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBI Photo VIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on the Road
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 26, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with two of the stars of the To Kill a Mockingbird national tour, Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams.

Complete Casting Announced For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Photo Complete Casting Announced For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets.

Jacqueline Williams Videos

VIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBI VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on the Road
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 26, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with two of the stars of the To Kill a Mockingbird national tour, Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams.

VIDEO: First Look at OHIO STATE MURDERS at Goodman Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at OHIO STATE MURDERS at Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2021

Tomorrow, Goodman Theatre’s streaming-in-real-time Live series continues with Ohio State Murders by Obie Award-winning playwright Adrienne Kennedy.


Jacqueline Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jacqueline Williams been in?
Jacqueline Williams has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jacqueline Williams been in?
Jacqueline Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jacqueline Williams been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for From the Mississippi Delta .