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Jacqueline is a multi-award winner whose Broadway credits include Horton Foote’s Pulitzer winner and Tony-nominated The Young Man From Atlanta (Clara) starring Rip Torn and Shirley Knight. Off-Broadway credits include the internationally acclaimed production of From the Mississippi Delta (Phelia/Woman Two, co-produced by Oprah Winfrey), The Talented Tenth (Tanya), and Mill Fire (Widow Three). Ms. Williams has a long association with the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, and Court Theatre, and she is a frequent collaborator of Oscar recipient Tarell McCraney and Tina Landau. Extensive regional credits include Arena Stage, Hartford Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, ACT Seattle, Portland Stage Co., Asolo Rep, and Mark Taper, where she reprised her role in Head of Passes (Mae) opposite Phylicia Rashad. Tours: Market Theatre of Johannesburg’s Born in the R.S.A. (Thenjiwe) and Crowns (Mabel). Film and recurring TV credits include season two of “The Chi” (realtor Mrs. Harriet Brown), “Chicago Fire”/“Chicago PD”/“Chicago Med” (Sergeant Becerra), “Empire” (Warden Meyers), Heartlock (Captain Rosalyn), The Break-Up (Shondra), The Lake House (Madvi Patel). Upcoming: AMC’s “61st Street” (Nurse Florence), and Amazon’s “Paper Girls” (Dr. Donna Metcalf). Greatest blessing: her daughter, Kara.

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Jacqueline Williams STAGE CREDITS

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First National Tour, 2020


Jacqueline Williams Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Comes to Lincoln in June

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork, coming to Lincoln this June. 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Sets New Records

The TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD national tour sets new records, showcasing the enduring popularity and impact of this classic story across the country.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at the Providence Performing Arts Center

Aaron Sorkin’s dramatic adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, pulls no punches, showing how racial injustice and the attitudes and issues related to it are all still relevant to the modern day.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Golden Gate Theatre

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Golden Gate Theatre? That Harper Lee’s 1960 novel of racial prejudice and social justice is just as prescient today is a sad indictment of American culture. Academy award winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) and Director Bret Sher (Tony Award winner, South Pacific) have crafted a beautifully staged and wonderfully acted production that has taken the nation by storm and hauntingly illuminates the social rifts as seen through the eyes of three children representing the innocence of youth.
American Theatre Guild Begins December Fundraising To Bring Broadway Experiences To Over 13,000 Youth

Staging the Future is a philanthropic outreach program of The American Theater Guild (ATGuild), the surprisingly mammoth Broadway presenter headquartered in Kansas City. ATGuild is the nation’s largest non-profit presenter of Broadway tours.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at KC Music Hall

Aaron Sorkin’s 2018 stage re-imagination of the classic Harper Lee novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” opened Tuesday at the Kansas City Music Hall for a one week run.  It is one of the finest touring companies of any play I’ve been privileged to witness in many years.  “Mockingbird” stars well-known actor Richard Thomas in a stellar turn as the lead character of Atticus Finch.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Wharton Center is a Thoughtful Tale of Family and Race in the 1930's Deep South

Through this Sunday, October 8th, you can catch the new production of To Kill a Mockingbird at Wharton Center in East Lansing.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Coming to Palace Theater Waterbury in November

Get all the details on the complete casting for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at Palace Theater Waterbury in November. Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas and original film 'Scout' Mary Badham headline this critically acclaimed production based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Don't miss out on this must-see show!
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Hall

Bass Hall is a lovely host for an excellent recreation of Harper Lee’s seminal work.
Cast Announced for Third Season of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Tour; First Look!

The complete cast has been announced for the third touring season of the First National Tour of tTo Kill a Mockingbird. Learn more about the cast and check out all new photos here!

Brace yourself for a captivating journey as Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts (NKU SOTA) opens its on-tour theatre season with the Tony Award-winning play 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.'
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts

Seeing To Kill a Mockingbird, now at the Kennedy Center, isn’t the same experience as the novel you were quizzed on in high school or the classic 1962 film. Aaron Sorkin’s script and Bartlett Sher’s direction gain heightened context and nuance from the rise in racial violence in the last decade. The national tour with Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch, which visited D.C. in June 2022, is again at the Kennedy Center though August 27.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Ohio Theatre

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Ohio Theatre?
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Comes to the Bushnell

The Bushnell is thrilled to announce that tickets are on sale now for the highly anticipated First National Tour of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The limited engagement will run for eight performances only from June 27 through July 2, 2023.
Kennedy Center GUYS AND DOLLS, Kevin Chamberlin, And More Win Helen Hayes Awards

This evening, the 2023 Helen Hayes Awards took place at The Anthem on the District Wharf, with over 1,600 theatre-makers and theatre supporters in attendance. Esteemed Washington theatre artists Naomi Jacobson, Erika Rose, Holly Twyford, and Christopher Michael Richardson hosted an evening showcasing the vibrant and diverse community of professional theatre artists in the Washington region.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Concert Hall

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Concert Hall?
Review: Sorkin's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Is An Update Fit for the New Banned-Books Era �" Dr. Phillips Center

Can you kill a mockingbird today without overkilling it? Sixty-three years after Harper Lee's iconic American novel released to instant controversy and enduring acclaim - nary a high schooler gets to cap or gown without an essay on it - this is the challenge confronting playwright Aaron Sorkin. Worry not; this mockingbird has a new song to sing...
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast Announced For Houston Premiere at Broadway At The Hobby Center

The complete cast is announced for the Houston premiere 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. The production is scheduled to play April 25-30, 2023 as part of the Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center 2022-2023 Season.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Hippodrome Theatre

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD at Hippodrome Theatre? Chances are, if you're a product of the American education system, you read Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, in high school or college. And if you didn't, you've likely seen the 1962 film of the same name featuring Gregory Peck in perhaps his most famed role, lawyer and bastion of decency, Atticus Finch. The plot involving Atticus and his children, Scout and Jem, is in some ways, quite 'straightforward.' Atticus is asked to represent Tom Robinson, a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman. It's deep South, Alabama, 1934. It's not going to end well. However, it's what happens along the way, and afterwards, that makes this novel so worth reading, and this play, so worth watching.
Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD At The Buell Theatre Hurts as Much as it Heals

Directed by Bartlett Sher, the characters are fleshed out, a little more flawed than I remember. The children are played by adults, narrated with more self-awareness. It doesn't feel like nearly 3 hours of theatre.


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?

Jacqueline Williams has been nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production award at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in From the Mississippi Delta.

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