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On Broadway, Lewis originated the roles of Asaka, Trix, and Ida Mae in Once on this Island, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Leap of Faith respectively. Additionally, she has graced Broadway in Children of a Lesser God, Chicago, Big River, Ain't Misbehavin, The Gospel at Colonus and in her debut in Dreamgirls. Other selected: Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater Company (Obie Winner, Lortel/Drama League Nomination), Mother Courage at CSC, Skin of our Teeth at TFNA (Obie Winner), The Secret Life of Bees at NYSF and Dessa Rose at Lincoln Center (Drama Desk Nomination). Television: "Madam Secretary", "Conviction", "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", "Blue Bloods", "Law and Order SVU", "Limitless", and "Royal Pains".

Kecia Lewis Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2024
Miss Liza Jane

Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023
Miss Liza Jane

Roundabout Theater Company Broadway Revival, 2019

Broadway Revival, 2018
Mrs. Norman

Theatre for a New Audience Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Mrs. Antrobus

Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2016
Sister Rosetta Thorpe

2016 Return Engagement, 2016

Classic Stage Off-Broadway Revival, 2015
Mother Courage

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Marie, The Fairy Godmother

Original Broadway Production, 2012
Ida Mae Robinson

[Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2010

Original Broadway Production, 2008
The Dragon

Original Broadway Production, 2006

[Los Angeles]
US Premiere, 2005

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Dorcas, et al.

Dorcas/Field Hand/Gemina/Janet

Reunion Concert, 2002

Broadway Transfer, 1990


Broadway Revival, 1988
Performer (Standby)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985

Kecia Lewis Movies

[2014]Shelter Shelter Worker 1 Kecia Lewis-Evans

[2020]Shirley Nurse

[2022]The Independent Lynn James

Kecia Lewis TV Shows

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Arraignment Judge Constance Copeland

The Blacklist Esi Jackson

Kecia Lewis Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2017 - Performance

Kecia LewisMarie and Rosetta and The Skin of Our Teeth

Kecia Lewis Videos

Kecia Lewis News

Up on the Marquee: HELL'S KITCHEN

Check out pics of the new marquee for Alicia Keys' Hell's Kitchen on Broadway!

Maleah Joi Moon, Shoshana Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Will Reprise Roles in HELL'S KITCHEN on Broadway

AKW Productions has just announced the Broadway premiere of the new musical HELL’S KITCHEN and we have the full list of stars and newcomers!

Broadway's HELL'S KITCHEN Establishes Comprehensive Fellowship Program

Alicia Keys and Broadway’s HELL’S KITCHEN have established a comprehensive Fellowship Program. Learn more about the program here!

Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN Will Transfer to Broadway

HELL’S KITCHEN, conceived by the innovative mind of 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, will make its Broadway premiere this spring! We have all the details on the show's transfer!

Review Roundup: Alicia Keys Musical HELL'S KITCHEN Opens Off-Broadway; What Did the Critics Think?

The world premiere of HELL’S KITCHEN is now playing at The Public. The musical features music & lyrics by 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys and a book by Pulitzer finalist Kristoffer Diaz.  The musical officially opened on November 19. Read the reviews for Hell's Kitchen here!

Photos: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN at The Public

Get a first look at the world premiere of Hell's Kitchen at The Public Theater!

Video: Watch Alicia Keys Talk HELL'S KITCHEN on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Watch Alicia Keys, Ben Brantley, and more talk jukebox musicals and HELL'S KITCHEN at The Public Theater on CBS Sunday Morning!

HELL'S KITCHEN at The Public to Offer $40 Lottery Tickets

$40 Ticket Lotteries are available for HELL’S KITCHEN, the world premiere musical by Alicia Keys and Kristoffer Diaz, at The Public Theater.

Video: Shoshana Bean and Brandon Victor Dixon Perform 'Not Even The King' From Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN

An all new video has been released featuring the song 'Not Even The King' from Hell's Kitchen, the new musical from Alicia Keys! Check out the video here!

Kecia Lewis and Kyle Beltran To Lead Private Industry Reading of BOULEVARD OF BOLD DREAMS

The Joseph Jefferson Award-nominated play, Boulevard of Bold Dreams, by LaDarrion Williams, will have a private industry reading in NYC. The play explores themes of race, class, gender, and Hollywood's changing landscape. Obie Award winner Kecia Lewis stars as Hattie McDaniel. Get all the details here!

Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN Extends Additional 2 Weeks

Don't miss out on the extended run of HELL'S KITCHEN featuring Alicia Keys! Find out where and when you can catch the popular show as it adds 2 more weeks to its run. Discover all the details and mark your calendars today.

Video: Watch Rehearsal Footage of HELL'S KITCHEN at The Public Theater

Watch footage from rehearsals of Alicia Keys's HELL'S KITCHEN at the Public Theater, featuring Shoshana Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon, and More!

Alicia Keys Says the Goal is Broadway for HELL'S KITCHEN

The Public’s world premiere musical HELL’S KITCHEN, featuring music & lyrics by 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys has not yet started off-Broadway previews, but Keys already has her sights set on the next big thing... Broadway!

Photos: In Rehearsals for Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN at the Public Theater

The Public’s world premiere musical HELL’S KITCHEN, featuring music & lyrics by 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys and a book by Pulitzer finalist Kristoffer Diaz, is now in rehearsals! Check out photos of the cast in the rehearsal room here!

Cast and Creative Team Set For Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN, Plus Two Week Extension!

Complete casting and a two-week extension have been announced for the world premiere of HELL'S KITCHEN, a new musical with music and lyrics by 15-time Grammy Award winner Keys. Learn more about the musical, find out who will star, and get tickets here!

Review: Jessica Vosk Pure Medical Grade Magic In CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' at 92NY

It’s one thing to be a good singer.  It’s one thing to be a great singer.  But what Jessica Vosk did on the stage today went beyond good or great.

Maleah Joi Moon, Shoshana Bean Will Star in Alicia Keys Musical HELL'S KITCHEN at the Public Theater

The Public will premiere new musicals and plays by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz, 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, Tony Award winner Itamar Moses, Emerging Writers Group alumni Mary Kathryn Nagle and Ife Olujobi, Pulitzer Prize winner and Writer-in-Residence Suzan- Lori Parks, and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Benjamin Velez.


Kecia Lewis has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Kecia Lewis has not appeared in the West End.

Kecia Lewis has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She received a nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her performance in "Marie and Rosetta." She was also nominated for a Performance award at the Obie Awards for both "Marie and Rosetta" and "The Skin of Our Teeth." Additionally, Lewis received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play at The Lortels for her role in "Marie and Rosetta."

Kecia Lewis has won awards for her performances in the Broadway shows "Marie and Rosetta" and "The Skin of Our Teeth." She has received recognition from the Obie Awards for her outstanding work in these productions.

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