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Judith Franklin

 
Bio:
Judith Franklin is thrilled to join the Broadway company of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Judith’s interest in performing was sparked as a young girl while singing in her hometown of Missouri City, Texas in the Sunshine Choir at Briarchase Baptist Church. She graduated from Houston’s Grammy ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Judith Franklin is thrilled to join the Broadway company of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Judith’s interest in performing was sparked as a young girl while singing in her hometown of Missouri City, Texas in the Sunshine Choir at Briarchase Baptist Church. She graduated from Houston’s Grammy ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Diva Donna (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Second US National Tour, 2017
Ensemble

Judith Franklin Biography

Judith Franklin is thrilled to join the Broadway company of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Judith’s interest in performing was sparked as a young girl while singing in her hometown of Missouri City, Texas in the Sunshine Choir at Briarchase Baptist Church. She graduated from Houston’s Grammy Award-winning High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as a vocal and dance major and received a music scholarship to Clark Atlanta University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Judith traveled the USA in the National Tour of Motown The Musical in 2017, and in 2018 Judith made her Broadway debut in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. She has performed throughout the United States, Caribbean, Africa, Europe and South America. She has also been seen on TV in “Sesame Street,” Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All By Myself,” “Greenleaf” and several regional commercials. In 2019 Judith will be seen on the big screen in the movie Super Intelligence, starring Melissa McCarthy. She is a proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. Special thanks to Mama & Daddy (My Angel), Jameaka, Jennifer, Family, Friends, Telsey & Co., The Creative Team, VGP Artist Management and Hybrid Talent.




Judith Franklin News

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Samantha Williams and More Set For Broadway Photo Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Samantha Williams and More Set For Broadway Sings Beyoncé at (le) Poisson Rouge
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The acclaimed Broadway Sings tribute series has announced the lineup for its next concert experience, Broadway Sings Beyoncé. On August 27 at 7:30pm, a cast of Broadway stars including Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina), Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots) and Samantha Williams (Caroline, Or Change), will belt out original arrangements of the hits of the pop superstar Beyoncé, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the downtown music venue (le) Poisson Rouge.

Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today Photo Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today
by Team BWW - Aug 14, 2022

On August 14, 2022, Broadway says goodbye to two Tony-nominated productions. Tina- The Tina Turner Musical will conclude its run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre following 27 preview performances and 482 regular performances, and POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive wraps up at the Shubert Theatre following 18 previews and 126 regular performances.

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will play its final performance at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Get all of the details on the show's closing plus on the show's tour.

Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Katie Webber will step into the role of 'Rhonda' in Broadway's TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL beginning Tuesday, April 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSI Photo Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, is currently on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater (205 W 46th Street).

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale Now Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

A new block of tickets for Broadway's TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is now on sale for performances through Sunday, November 20, 2022.

NaTasha Yvette Williams Will Star as 'Zelma' in TINA on Broadway Beginning February 4 Photo NaTasha Yvette Williams Will Star as 'Zelma' in TINA on Broadway Beginning February 4
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2022

NaTasha Yvette Williams will assume the role of “Zelma” beginning Friday, February 4, 2022 in the smash hit TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). 

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings Photo VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2022

Go behind the scenes with TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's Hair and Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings with current star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe!

Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Take Over the Role of 'Ike' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSI Photo Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Take Over the Role of 'Ike' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

Nick Rashad Burroughs has been seen on Broadway in Kinky Boots and King Kong and in the National Tour of Something  Rotten!. His EP “Groove Machine” featuring the Pop Smash Radio Award-nominated single “Tonight” is available on all  music platforms. 

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Resume on Broadway December 26 Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Resume on Broadway December 26
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

Merry Christmas! TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will resume performances tomorrow at 2PM at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Judith Franklin Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2022

Go behind the scenes with TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's Hair and Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings with current star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe!

VIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals Videoplay
VIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 22, 2021

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is rollin' back to Broadway! Rehearsals are underway for the Tony-nominated hit, which is led by Adrienne Warren in the title role, with Daniel J. Watts as Ike, Dawnn Lewis as Zelma, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner at some performances, Tony Award nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna and Jessica Rush as Rhonda.

VIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundra Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundraiser Music Video

by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020

RISE TOGETHER, SWEAT TOGETHER: A VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISER launches today, May 17th, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High' on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of the hit Broadway musical 'TINA: The Tina Turner Musical,' performed 'River Deep/Mountain High,' led by the incredible Adrienne Warren.

VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform D Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform During the Macy's Parade

by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical perform below!

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Ahead of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical's official opening on Broadway November 7, the cast of the musical stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak peak!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview Videoplay
VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 28, 2019

Broadway Sessions recently held its 3rd annual Black History Month celebration. We invited an all star roster of Broadway talent to share songs and stories reflecting the influence, impact and legacy of black artists on Broadway and beyond. HOLY MOLY! This was one of the most incredible nights of music we have enjoyed. Beyond that it was moving, hilarious and profound. Enjoy these highlights from Broadway vets Antoine  L Smith, Soarer-Joye Ross, Storm Lever, Brennyn Lark, Judith Franklin, Phoenix Best, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Tiana Okoye, Michel Demby Cain, Imari Hardon, Avery Smith, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jennie Harney Fleming, John Edwards, Laurissa 'Lala' Romain, Shonica Gooden and Emme Kemp. We also enjoyed performances from 'Rising Stars' Richard Baskin Jr. and Aneesa Folds. OH, and maybe just an impromptu pre show performance by Tony-winning legend FAITH PRINCE! It was a good night.

BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER!

by Ben Cameron - Nov 23, 2018

There was no shortage of HOT STUFF when the cast of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical visited Broadway Sessions recently. The multi faceted cast, including Storm Lever, Afra Hines, Wonu Ogunfowora, Anissa Felix, Jody Reynard, Ken Robinson, Kristin Yancy, Judith Franklin, Aaron Krohn shared their favorite tunes that went way beyond disco. Audience members had the opportunity to learn choreography from the hit show and to interact with the cast. One audience member even dazzled the cast with a custom gown made entirely of Summer 'fans'! But that's just the sort of thing that happens at Broadway Sessions.Enjoy these highlights, including our magnificently talented Rising Stars Caitlin Gallogly and Sarah Goodman.


Judith Franklin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Judith Franklin been in?
Judith Franklin has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Judith Franklin been in?
Judith Franklin has not appeared in the West End