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Jenn Colella

 
Date Of Birth:
September 22 (2022)
Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away (Tony Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical), If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy(Outer Critics Circle Award nomination). Off-Broadway: Beebo Brinker, Lucky Guy, Slut, Closer Than Ever. Regional: Annie Get Your Gun ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: September 22

Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away (Tony Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical), If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy(Outer Critics Circle Award nomination). Off-Broadway: Beebo Brinker, Lucky Guy, Slut, Closer Than Ever. Regional: Annie Get Your Gun ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Carrie Catt
Carrie Catt
  [Off-Broadway]
Abingdon Theatre Company & New York City Children's Theater Reading, 2021
Performer
  [Immersive]
Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company Immersive Production, 2019
Alison
  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Staged Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Annette
Ensemble
Beverley
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Anne
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Hedda Hopper
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Chicky Lay
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Beebo Brinker
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Laura
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Cleo
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Delia
Delia
  [New York]
World Premiere, 2004
Pippi
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Sissy
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer

Jenn Colella Biography

Broadway: Come From Away (Tony Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical), If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity, Urban Cowboy(Outer Critics Circle Award nomination). Off-Broadway: Beebo Brinker, Lucky Guy, Slut, Closer Than Ever. Regional: Annie Get Your Gun (Pittsburgh CLO); Peter Pan (Sacramento Music Circus); Side Show(Kennedy Center). TV: The Code, Feed The Beast, Elementary, All My Children, The Good Wife, Rescue Me. Film: Uncertainty (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). MFA Acting, UC Irvine.

Jenn Colella Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jenn Colella, Suffs
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Jenn Colella, Urban Cowboy

Jenn Colella News

Leandro Taub to Give a Talk at Cremini's, Presented by Boundless Theater Photo Leandro Taub to Give a Talk at Cremini's, Presented by Boundless Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

Boundless Theater Productions will open its ‚Äėstage without borders‚Äô to present Argentinian-born, Jewish actor, author, filmmaker, public speaker & business consultant and maestro Alejandro Jodorowsky prot√©g√©¬†Leandro Taub¬†at¬†Cremini‚Äôs.

Julie Benko, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Julie Benko, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Julie Benko, Santino Fontana, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month Photo Julie Benko, Santino Fontana, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

New Musical SHOW ME ETERNITY by Sam Caps and Annie Dillon to be Presented at 54 Below Photo New Musical SHOW ME ETERNITY by Sam Caps and Annie Dillon to be Presented at 54 Below in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Show Me Eternity on November 9, 9:30 pm. Which love stories are allowed to be told? Show Me Eternity, a new musical about everlasting love and the erasure of queer identity, tells a story hidden for over a century: the romance between Emily Dickinson and Sue Gilbert.

Celebrate New Year's Eve With Jenn Colella and Seth Sikes at 54 Below Photo Celebrate New Year's Eve With Jenn Colella and Seth Sikes at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

54 BELOW will welcome BroadwayWorld¬†Award winner¬†Seth Sikes¬†and Tony Award¬ģ¬†nominee¬†Jenn Colella¬†in to celebrate New Year‚Äôs Eve!¬†

Wake Up With BWW 9/16: Julie Benko Joins HARMONY, TAKE ME OUT Casting, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/16: Julie Benko Joins HARMONY, TAKE ME OUT Casting, and More
by - Sep 16, 2022

Top stories include Julie Benko joining the cast of Harmony from Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman! Plus, Bill Heck joins Take Me Out for its Broadway return, and Come From Away will welcome back original cast members Josh Breckenridge, Petrina Bromley and Jenn Colella for its final two weeks!

BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location Photo BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

BroadwayCon will make its debut in Times Square at the New York Marriott Marquis on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, 2023. 

Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY Fo Photo Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY For Final Two Weeks On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

COME FROM AWAY will welcome original Broadway cast members Josh Breckenridge, Petrina Bromley and Jenn Colella¬† back to ‚ÄúThe Rock‚ÄĚ for the show's final two weeks on Broadway!

Jackie Evancho, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Jackie Evancho, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022

Next week,¬†54 BELOW, Broadway‚Äôs Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.¬†A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards¬ģ¬†Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.¬†

Jenn Colella, JJ Niemann, Jamari Johnson Williams & More to Star in THE FLAME at 54 B Photo Jenn Colella, JJ Niemann, Jamari Johnson Williams & More to Star in THE FLAME at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Lez Hang Out‚Äôs Webby finalist podcast ‚ÄúThe Flame‚ÄĚ will take the 54 Below stage on September 15th, 2022 at 7:00 pm. ‚ÄúThe Flame‚ÄĚ is queer romantic comedy filled with booze, ex-lovers, and eviction notices.¬†The cast features Tony Award Nominee Jenn Colella, JJ Niemann and more.

Jenn Colella Videos

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Watch the cast of Come From Away perform 'Wecome to the Rock' on TODAY this morning, as part of the show's Citi Music Series. The performance featured Jenn Collela, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Sharone Sayegh, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside Boundless Tuesdays Series With ELEANOR RIGBY IS WAITING Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Boundless Tuesdays Series With ELEANOR RIGBY IS WAITING

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 29, 2022

An inside look at the inaugural Boundless Tuesdays installation series. Boundless Theater (A Stage Without Borders) is presenting the play Eleanor Rigby Is Waiting by award-winning author David James Parr and live music performance from singer-songwriter Hadiza Dockeray and her band.

VIDEO: Inside Boundless Theater's Gala Featuring Jenn Colella, Pooya Mohseni, and Mor Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Boundless Theater's Gala Featuring Jenn Colella, Pooya Mohseni, and More!

by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Boundless Theater has created a teaser video about their new company, their recent gala, and their upcoming performances at The Duplex, beginning next Tuesday and continuing through mid-May.

VIDEO: Jenn Colella Recites the Manifesto for Boundless Theater Ahead of Gala Videoplay
VIDEO: Jenn Colella Recites the Manifesto for Boundless Theater Ahead of Gala

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2022

Creative Point-On released today a video of Boundless Theater Ambassador Jenn Colella reciting the manifesto for Boundless Theater (A Stage Without Borders) ahead of their inaugural gala being held tonight, Monday, March 21st at LUXUNY Atelier at Bryant Park Studios (80 West 40th Street).

BWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN  Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN CONCERT on PBS

by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Performing these Lerner and Loewe classics are Tony Award nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away); Aaron Lazar; Jose Llana (The King and I); Michael Maliakel (Aladdin); Aisha Jackson (Frozen); Sean Thompson (Sunset Boulevard); and Bayla Whitten (West End’s Les Misérables). Get a first look at performances in an exclusive clip!

VIDEO: Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley & Tony LePage Can't Wait to Share COME FROM AWA Videoplay
VIDEO: Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley & Tony LePage Can't Wait to Share COME FROM AWAY With the World

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2021

On Friday, September 10 Apple TV+ will premiere Come From Away. The live performance was filmed at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre this past May in New York City, where the Broadway production is staged, for an audience that included 9/11 survivors and front-line workers; and, employed over 200 people including members of the Broadway crew, staff and creative teams.

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale!

by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

‚ÄúYou Will Be Found‚ÄĚ by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul is performed by Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Cast Amy Adams, James Monroe Iglehart, Cheyenne Jackson, L Morgan Lee, Raymond J. Lee, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many more!

VIDEO: Watch Jenn Colella Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Broadway Backwards Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Jenn Colella Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Broadway Backwards

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021

Today's the day! Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn't matter but love does, is set to make its virtual premiere on today, March 30, 2021. This virtual edition explores how the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has specifically affected the LGBTQ community. The show will feature Jay Armstrong Johnson as a New Yorker who hallucinates a fantastical journey guided by a late-night television host, portrayed by Jenn Colella.

VIDEO: Watch Lea Salonga, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Deborah Cox in Opening Number for B Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Lea Salonga, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Deborah Cox in Opening Number for BROADWAY BACKWARDS!

by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2021

Tomorrow is the big day! Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn't matter but love does, is set to make its virtual premiere on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. This virtual edition explores how the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has specifically affected the LGBTQ community.

Broadway Rewind: Jenn Colella Sings 'All Falls Down' and More from CHAPLIN Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Jenn Colella Sings 'All Falls Down' and More from CHAPLIN

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, with scenes from the musical Chaplin, including Jenn Colella's rousing performance of 'All Falls Down.'


Jenn Colella Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jenn Colella been in?
Jenn Colella has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Jenn Colella been in?
Jenn Colella has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jenn Colella been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Suffs , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Come From Away , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Come From Away Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Come From Away and Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Urban Cowboy .

What awards has Jenn Colella won?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Come From Awayand Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Come From Away.


Twitter Watch

@JennColella - 10/26/22 09:19am I'm excited to be performing at The Center's 25th Annual Women's Event! Join me on Saturday, November 5 at the Zieg… https://t.co/S2i7huszTw


@JennColella - 8/21/22 11:25am I signed @theanimalvoters petition to #banhorsecarriagesNYC. I will never ride a horse carriage and urge… https://t.co/5CCYOEgNCN


@JennColella - 7/22/22 10:21am Come From Away's Jenn Colella Finds Her 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation https://t.co/G0tSHZ4TIl


@JennColella - 7/4/22 02:55pm I’m feeling grateful for the opportunity to share my money energy with @PPact #PlannedParenthood ?? https://t.co/nTnzZshLr5


@JennColella - 6/14/22 02:24pm Thank you all for the LOVE!! #lovewins ? #pride


@JennColella - 6/10/22 04:24pm Jenn Colella, Andrew Keenan-Bolger to Host Red Carpet and Backstage Events at the 2022 Tony Awards https://t.co/ZZpYgJFJN7


@JennColella - 6/2/22 10:42am Touching down at the Schoenfeld theatre, June 21st!! Come see me back in the Captain‚Äôs chair!! ? ? ??‚Äć‚úąÔłŹ


@JennColella - 5/27/22 10:25am My friends, if you can, please donate to Everytown to end gun violence https://t.co/dfWn8HVqVW


@JennColella - 5/10/22 10:57am Thank you for coming and spreading the good word, my friend!!


@JennColella - 4/30/22 10:58am #broadwaydeams COLLEGE PREP week in NYC 7/26-30! Excited to join amazing line up for a week of classes, seminars,… https://t.co/8bj5dMuvf6


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