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Kenita R. Miller

Also Credited As: Kenita Miller

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Kenita R. Miller BIO

Broadway: Come From Away (Hannah), Once On This Island (Mama Euralie/ Grammy Nom.), The Color Purple (Celie), Xanadu (Erato/Kira understudy) Off-Broadway: Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Granny) Encores!, Bella: An American Tall Tale (Miss Cabbagestalk/Mama), Merrily We Roll Along (Encores!), Wild Party (Encores!), Langston In Harlem (Zora Neale Hurston -Drama Desk Nom./ Audelco Award), Working (Drama Desk Award), Avenue Q Regional: Parade (Minnie McKnight, Angela/2014 Barrymore Award Outstanding Featured Actress), Once On This Island (Timoune/ Mama Euralie), Ragtime (Sarah) Film/TV: Tick Tick Boom, “Sesame Street”, “Bull”, “Hostages”, “Blacklist”.

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Kenita R. Miller STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Lady in Red

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Mama Euralie

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2017
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2017
Mama

Miss Cabbagestalk

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble [Replacement]

Hannah [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Erato

Hera

Eros

'40s Singer

Siren

Clio/Kira (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Celie [Replacement]

Ensemble

Nettie (Understudy)

Celie (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Dessa Rose/Annabel (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer


Kenita R. Miller Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Kenita R. Miller, for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards

Kenita R. Miller, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Kenita R. Miller, for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Kenita R. Miller, Once on This Island

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Kenita R. Miller News


Kenita R. Miller, Julia Murney and More Will Take Part in WATCHER IN THE WOODS Reading


Producers announced today an industry reading of the new musical in development WATCHER IN THE WOODS. Check out all of the details on who will star and who leads the creative team here.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 This Month


Join the much-anticipated return of AT THIS PERFORMANCE at The Green Room 42 on Monday, April 22, 2024. Experience an unforgettable night of Broadway magic.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Month


The show will feature standbys, understudies, and alternates from various Broadway hits like DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, BACK TO THE FUTURE-THE MUSICAL, and more.

Cast Members From HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, MJ & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42


AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, HAMILTON, HARMONY, MJ THE MUSICAL, and KIMBERLY AKIMBO. Join us on Monday, February 19th at 7 PM for an evening of Broadway talent.

Alysha Umphress and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Perform at The Green Room 42 in January


THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the Broadway luminaries Alysha Umphress and Jeff Blumenkrantz in a special evening on Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 This Month


AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies and alternates from  Hamilton; Merrily We Roll Along; Harmony; Here We Are;  Purlie Victorious; The Gardens Of Anuncia; Into The Woods and Here Lies Love.        

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 This Month


AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE BOOK OF MORMON, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, WAITRESS, TITANIQUE, and SAW THE MUSICAL: THE UNAUTHORIZED PARODY. Join us on Monday, November 20th at 7 PM for this monthly residency showcasing Broadway talent.

Broadway Green Alliance Celebrates 15th Anniversary This Fall


 This fall, the Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) celebrates its 15th year as an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to adopt environmentally friendlier practices on Broadway and beyond.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary This Month


AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will celebrate its 20th anniversary at The Green Room 42 with Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates from various Broadway shows on October 23rd at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to The Green Room 42 This Month


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…

AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns To The Green Room 42 On August 21


AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SHUCKED; KIMBERLY AKIMBO; ALADDIN; HERE LIES LOVE and CAMELOT.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42


AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies and alternates from  Shucked, Six The Musical, Once Upon A One More Time, The Book Of Mormon, Camelot, Parade; Aladdin, A Doll's House, and Flying Over Sunset.

Photos: Go Inside The 2nd Annual BLACK WOMEN ON BROADWAY Awards!


The second annual Black Women On Broadway awards were held this week in New York and the star-studded event included appearances from the organization's founders, Danielle Brooks, Jocelyn Bioh, and Amber Iman and Broadway luminaries NaTasha Yvette Williams, Tonya Pinkins, Crystal Lucas Perry, LaChanze, Audra McDonald and more! See who else turned out to celebrate Black women on Broadway in the photos below!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42


AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SIX THE MUSICAL; PARADE; CAMELOT; THE BOOK OF MORMON; HADESTOWN and MILLENNIALS ARE KILLING MUSICALS.

Company Members From NEW YORK, NEW YORK, HAMILTON & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE at The Green Room 42


Stephen DeAngelis is continuing 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, May 22nd at The Green Room 42.

Review: Sexy Song Cycles Sound Swell In Central Park As Matthew Puckett Presents his SONGS FROM THE EVERGREEN at 54 Below


In the end, SONGS FROM THE EVERGREEN is an absolutely gorgeous song cycle paean to everyone’s fave bit of Manhattan greenery - Central Park

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May


Next month, 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 is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week


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, April 24th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

Robin DeJesus, Gabrielle Carrubba and Kenita R Miller Will Lead SONGS FROM THE EVERGREEN at 54 Below


54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Songs From The Evergreen,  a catchy new song cycle from Peabody Award-winning songwriter/composer Matthew Puckett.

Cameron Crowe to Honor Tom Kitt And More At New York City Children's Theater's Annual Gala 


New York City Children's Theater's Annual Gala welcomes Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe to honor Tom Kitt, Sidley Austin LLP, and Alexa Fairchild.

Kenita R. Miller FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Kenita R. Miller next theatre project?

Kenita R. Miller's next show will be for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf which opens on 4/20/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Kenita R. Miller been in?

Kenita R. Miller has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Kenita R. Miller been in?

Kenita R. Miller has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Kenita R. Miller been nominated for?

Kenita R. Miller has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf," Distinguished Performance Awards at the Drama League Awards for "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf," Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf," and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Once on This Island."

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