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Janet Dacal

 
Bio:
On Broadway: Alice in the production of Wonderland; Nina Rosario in the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, after having originated the role of Carla in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. She thanks this incredible team, her representation, mami, papi, family and friends who are ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
On Broadway: Alice in the production of Wonderland; Nina Rosario in the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, after having originated the role of Carla in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. She thanks this incredible team, her representation, mami, papi, family and friends who are ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
US Tour, 2021
Dina [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Loretta
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Alice
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Carla
Nina [Replacement]
Vanessa (Understudy)
Nina (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Carla
Carla
Vanessa (Understudy) [Replacement]
Vanessa (Understudy)
  [Waterford, CT (Regional)]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
US Tour, 2021
Dina [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Loretta

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Alice

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Carla

Nina [Replacement]

Vanessa (Understudy)

Nina (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Carla

Carla

Vanessa (Understudy) [Replacement]

Vanessa (Understudy)

  [Waterford, CT (Regional)]
Reading, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

Janet Dacal Biography

On Broadway: Alice in the production of Wonderland; Nina Rosario in the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, after having originated the role of Carla in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. She thanks this incredible team, her representation, mami, papi, family and friends who are family. Hope Martinez, thank you sister.

Janet Dacal Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Ensemble Performances Gold Star
Janet Dacal, In the Heights

Janet Dacal News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at The Kennedy Center Photo Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at The Kennedy Center
by Pamela Roberts - Jul 10, 2022

What did our critic think of THE BAND'S VISIT at The Kennedy Center?

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the 2022 Jimmy Awards Photo VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the 2022 Jimmy Awards
by Team BWW - Jun 28, 2022

The JImmy Awards returned for its 13th annual ceremony, which included four iconic character medleys, a tribute to female composers, a tribute to the late Stephen Sondheim, and performances from eight finalists. We've got the highlights video!

Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards Photo Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Nicholas Barr√≥n representing Las Casas Foundation's Joci Awards. The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actress was presented to Kendall Becerra representing The Broadway San Diego Awards.

Photos: On the Jimmy Awards 2022 Red Carpet with Montego Glover, Andrew Barth Feldman Photo Photos: On the Jimmy Awards 2022 Red Carpet with Montego Glover, Andrew Barth Feldman and More!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returned in-person at the Minskoff Theatre, tonight, June 27.

VIDEO: Watch the 2022 Jimmy Awards Opening Number! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2022 Jimmy Awards Opening Number!
by Team BWW - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returns in-person at the Minskoff Theatre tonight! Watch the opening number. 

VIDEO: Go Inside the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the 2022 Jimmy Awards!
by Team BWW - Jun 27, 2022

The Jimmy Awards are back! For the first time in three years, high school theatre's biggest night returns in-person at the Minskoff Theatre. Tune in as BroadwayWorld takes you to the red carpet, then watch the ceremony in full.

VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards! Photo VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Go inside rehearsal for the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Student performers have been chosen for the national program from 46 regional high school musical theatre awards ceremonies presented by Broadway League-member performance arts centers. Watch a video from inside rehearsals!

Kate Reinders Will Host the 2022 Jimmy Awards; Stream Live Monday at 7:30pm Photo Kate Reinders Will Host the 2022 Jimmy Awards; Stream Live Monday at 7:30pm
by Team BWW - Jun 21, 2022

High School Musical the Musical the Series star and Broadway veteran Kate Reinders will return to the stage on Monday, June 27 to host the 2022 Jimmy Awards. 92 student nominees will perform for a chance to win the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress.

Janet Dacal Videos

VIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards! VideoVIDEO: Talented Teens From Across the U.S. Prepare for The Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Go inside rehearsal for the 2022 Jimmy Awards! Student performers have been chosen for the national program from 46 regional high school musical theatre awards ceremonies presented by Broadway League-member performance arts centers. Watch a video from inside rehearsals!

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wo VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Frank Wildhorn and more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family simultaneously world premiered a video featuring¬†53¬†singers from¬†12¬†countries, representing¬†17¬†of his musicals, performing the powerful, ‚ÄúFinding Wonderland,‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical,¬†Wonderland on Friday, July 10th at 9am ET.¬†

BWW TV: Looking Back at PRINCE OF BROADWAY's Opening Night VideoBWW TV: Looking Back at PRINCE OF BROADWAY's Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

As the theatre community mourns the loss of the legendary producer and director Harold Prince, we're looking back at the opening night of Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Prince of Broadway, which celebrated his career spanning seven decades. Check out the video to see Hal alongside the show's stars Tony Yazbeck, Brandon Uranowitz, Emily Skinner, Chuck Cooper, and more on the special night.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr
by Alan Henry - Apr 5, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting. Check out the video below for a first look at the cast in action!

 PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Is in the Works! Video PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Recording Is in the Works!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 30, 2017

Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, closed just yesterday at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, but even if you didn't make it to there show, there's reason to celebrate. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the company is recording a cast album. A release date has not yet been announced.

BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY! VideoBWW TV: The Prince is Back! Watch Highlights from PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tomorrow, August 24, 2017 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: The Prince is Back! Go Inside Rehearsals for PRINCE OF BROADWAY! VideoBWW TV: The Prince is Back! Go Inside Rehearsals for PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 24, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. Prince of Broadway will start previews Thursday, August 3, 2017 for a Thursday, August 24, 2017 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

STAGE TUBE: Janet Dacal Goes Behind the Scenes of CUBA LIBRE World Premiere at Artists Rep
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre extends the world premiere production of the Broadway-scale new musical CUBA LIBRE through November 15. The show is currently in previews for an official Opening Night tomorrow, October 10, at Portland's Winningstad Theatre, in Portland, Oregon. Go behind the scenes with Janet Dacal below!

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 3 - It's Great to Be Back on Broadway from Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol
by Robert Diamond - Dec 15, 2014

If you've been joining us for BWW's 12 Days of Christmas video features, on this 3rd day, the choice was easy and obvious for me. Tonight, for the first time ever on a stage, MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL will be staged and performed, benefitting the The Actors Fund. The very special event takes place this evening at 7:30 pm at The Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). For more info, and how to get tickets, click here.

STAGE TUBE: Adrienne Warren and Emmy Raver-Lampman Rehearse for FRANK & FRIENDS at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2014

Come to 54 Below this Friday and Saturday, December 5 and 6 at 7pm & 9:30pm to see 'Frank & Friends' with Leslie Odom Jr., Janet Dacal, Adrienne Warren and Emmy Raver-Lampman. Click below to watch Warren and Raver-Lampman in rehearsal with Frank Wildhorn!


Janet Dacal Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Janet Dacal been in?
Janet Dacal has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Janet Dacal been in?
Janet Dacal has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Janet Dacal been nominated for?
Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights .

What awards has Janet Dacal won?
Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights.