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Jenifer Lewis

Also Credited As: Craig Safan
 
Date of Birth: January 25, 1957 (65)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Peggy Olson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Officer Walker (People of El Barrio)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Trio
Salvation Army Trio Member
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer [Replacement]
Performer (Understudy)

Photos

Jenifer Lewis (center) receives Eternity Award from Starletta DuPois (l.) and Kym Whi Photo

Jenifer Lewis (center) receives Eternity Award from Starletta DuPois (l.) and Kym Whitley at 26th Annual Los Angeles Women''s Theatre Festival.Photo credit: Martha Benedict.

From: 
Date:
04/07/2019
DEON COLE, MILES BROWN, YARA SHAHIDI, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSO Photo

DEON COLE, MILES BROWN, YARA SHAHIDI, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, JENIFER LEWIS, PETER MACKENZIE, JEFF MEACHAM

From: 
Date:
08/24/2018
DEON COLE, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, JEFF MEACHAM, MARSAI MARTIN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, ANTHONY  Photo

DEON COLE, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, JEFF MEACHAM, MARSAI MARTIN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, KENYA BARRIS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), JENIFER LEWIS, MILES BROWN, PETER MACKENZIE, YARA SHAHIDI

From: 
Date:
08/24/2018
KENYA BARRIS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), DEON COLE, MILES BROWN, YARA SHAHIDI, MARCUS SCRIB Photo

KENYA BARRIS (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER), DEON COLE, MILES BROWN, YARA SHAHIDI, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MARSAI MARTIN, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, LAURENCE FISHBURNE, JENIFER LEWIS, PETER MACKENZIE, JEFF MEACHAM

From: 
Date:
08/24/2018
Kerry Butler, Corey Reynolds, Scott Whitman, Jenifer Lewis, Marc Shaiman and Marissa  Photo

Kerry Butler, Corey Reynolds, Scott Whitman, Jenifer Lewis, Marc Shaiman and Marissa Jaret Winokur

From: 
Date:
04/29/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Peggy Olson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Officer Walker (People of El Barrio)

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Trio

Salvation Army Trio Member

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer [Replacement]

Performer (Understudy)






Jenifer Lewis News

School Spotlight: Webster University-Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts Photo School Spotlight: Webster University-Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jun 24, 2022

The Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University offers a unique and intensive program for training young artists for theatre. All students are accepted into the program by interview or audition and are enrolled in a particular sequence. It is our mission to train our future colleagues to become visionaries, creators and leaders in the next generation of American professional theatre.

Wake Up With BWW 6/22: Masks to Become Optional on Broadway, COMPANY Sets Closing, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/22: Masks to Become Optional on Broadway, COMPANY Sets Closing, and More
by - Jun 22, 2022

Today's top stories include an updated mask mandate for Broadway. As of July 1, masks will be optional for those attending Broadway shows, as per the Broadway League. Company has set a closing date of July 31. The show will embark on tour in 2023-24. Plus, Weezer will have a residency on Broadway in September!

Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musi Photo Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musical
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022

Nathan Lane, Andr√© De Shields, Jordan Fisher, Jenifer Lewis, John Lithgow, Nicole Kidman, and Javier Bardem have joined the voice cast of the¬†Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation's new animated musical feature, ‚ÄúSpellbound.‚Ä̬†Rachel Zegler (‚ÄúWest Side Story,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSnow White‚ÄĚ) will provide the voice for the leading role of ‚ÄúPrincess Ellian.'

Showtime and QVC Announce Collaboration in Support of Comedy Series I LOVE THAT FOR Y Photo Showtime and QVC Announce Collaboration in Support of Comedy Series I LOVE THAT FOR YOU
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Emmy nominee Vanessa Bayer, who portrays a home-shopping host and avid fan within the fictional series ‚Äď will co-host a live one-hour multiplatform shopping show today on QVC with QVC host Jane Treacy. The show, titled Vanessa Bayer and Jane Treacy‚Äôs Must-Haves, will be broadcast live from QVC studios in West Chester, PA

Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland Photo Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

On Monday, May 9, Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte stormed the Birdland stage with another episode of her series ‚ÄúPlus 1,‚ÄĚ with very special guest, songwriter Marc Shaiman.¬†

Scoop: Coming Up on the Series Finale of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Series Finale of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, April 19, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 15, 2022

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, April 19, 2022! Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Stars of black-ish Celebrated Series Finale at the Smithsonian National Museum of Afr Photo Stars of black-ish Celebrated Series Finale at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

The stars and producers of ABC‚Äôs Emmy¬ģ¬†Award-nominated comedy series, ‚Äúblack-ish,‚ÄĚ gathered for a red-carpet, series finale event at Smithsonian National Museum¬†

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, April 5, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2022

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, April 5, 2022! Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, March 29, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2022

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 29, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, March 22, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2022

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 22, 2022! Plus, watch a featurette on the upcoming season now!

Jenifer Lewis Videos

VIDEO: Christine Baranski Says Dolly Parton Plays a 'Sexy Foxy Angel' in CHRISTMAS ON VideoVIDEO: Christine Baranski Says Dolly Parton Plays a 'Sexy Foxy Angel' in CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2020

Christine Baranski and Dolly Parton spoke to PEOPLE Magazine about their upcoming holiday musical, 'Christmas on the Square.'

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, Starrin VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DOLLY PARTON'S CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, Starring Christine Baranski
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer - right before Christmas.

VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman!
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2019

On this day we celebrate legendary composer of stage and screen, the great Marc Shaiman!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE ADDAMS FAMILY VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2019

Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor.

BWW TV Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis Brings Straight-Talking Artistry to American Songbook VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis Brings Straight-Talking Artistry to American Songbook Series!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook continued this week with a thrilling performance from Broadway veteran Jenifer Lewis.

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert VideoVIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook kicks off Wednesday, January 30 with a thrilling performance of classic Broadway song and dance numbers by Tony Yazbeck. See Tony dancing his way to his latest gig below!

VIDEO: Watch All-New 'The Limit' Trailer for Disney/Pixar's CARS 3
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

Disney Pixar has just released an all-new trailer for CARS 3 titled  'The Limit.' The film cruises into theaters on June 16, 2017. The animated film features THE VOICE talents of Owen Wilson, CRISTELA Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Filion and more! Get a first look below!

VIDEO: First Look - Disney/Pixar Reveals CARS 3 'Rivalry' Trailer
by Caryn Robbins - May 10, 2017

Disney/Pixar has just released an all new trailer for CARS 3, cruising into theaters on June 16, 2017.

VIDEO: Kevin Hart Wants Josh Gad to 'Show Him the Money' in All-New JERRY MAGUIRE Parody
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 6, 2015

In the clip below, watch the two funnymen re-enact the classic 'Show Me the Money' scene from the 1996 film.

VIDEO: First Look - Josh Gad in All-New WEDDING RINGER Trailer
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 29, 2014

Screen Gems has released an all- ew trailer for THE WEDDING RINGER, hitting theaters on January 16, 2015. The comedy stars Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting


Jenifer Lewis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jenifer Lewis been in?
Jenifer Lewis has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jenifer Lewis been in?
Jenifer Lewis has not appeared in the West End