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Kenita R. Miller

Also Credited As: Kenita 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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

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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 Biography

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, ‚ÄúSesame Street‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúBull‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúHostages‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúBlacklist‚ÄĚ.

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

Kenita R. Miller News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023

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, January 23rd at The Green Room 42 at 7pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SIX THE MUSICAL; & JULIET;  KIMBERLY AKIMBO; ALMOST FAMOUS; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG; KINKY BOOTS and BAT OUT OF HELL.  

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, a Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

At This Performance…  will return to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies, and alternates From Moulin Rouge! The Musical; Almost Famous; Hadestown; Funny Girl; Aladdin; and Paradise Square.  

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from INTO THE WOODS; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; PARADISE SQUARE; LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; ROCK OF AGES and THE BEDWETTER.

The 33rd New York Cabaret Convention Announced At Jazz At Lincoln Center, October 26- Photo The 33rd New York Cabaret Convention Announced At Jazz At Lincoln Center, October 26-28
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

It's back! -- three extraordinary nights of ‚Äúlive‚ÄĚ songs, entertainers, and musicians ‚Äď all in celebration of the 33rd annual New York Cabaret Convention, produced by The Mabel Mercer Foundation.¬†

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October Photo The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

 Broadway Black presents The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards, which honors Black theatre artists during the 2021-2022 season. The live, in-person ceremony will be held on Monday, October 10 at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem (253 West 125th Street). Awards in 29 competitive categories and five honorary categories will be presented along with performances and guest appearances. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

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, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List! Photo 2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Award nominations from the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season have been announced! See the full list here!

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. We've got the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

Kenita R. Miller Videos

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FOR COLORED GIRLS...'s Kenita R. Miller Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FOR COLORED GIRLS...'s Kenita R. Miller

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Kenita R. Miller!

VIDEO: FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/ WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Compan Videoplay
VIDEO: FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/ WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Company Gets Ready for Broadway

by In Rehearsals - Mar 22, 2022

Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf is coming to Broadway, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown. Performances begin next week on Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) and open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Broadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when Once On This Island was getting ready to return to Broadway. Once On This Island opened on December 3 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 457 performances.

VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez & More Celebrate International Women's Day Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Mandy Gonzalez & More Celebrate International Women's Day

by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2018

In honor of International Women's Day, the Broadway League asked 25 leading ladies of Broadway to describe Women in one word. Watch below as strong women of Broadway unite!

VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night wit Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night with Seth Meyers

by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2018

Mama provided! The cast of Once on This Island appeared on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, where they performed 'Mama Will Provide.' Watch the full performance below!

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salong Videoplay
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Alex Newell and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opened last night, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and brings you interviews with the company below!

BWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS IS Videoplay
BWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which officially opens on Sunday, December 3rd at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld has brand-new footage from the show below!

VIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade! Videoplay
VIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade!

by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2017

The 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked-off the holiday season this morning, and BroadwayWorld will bring you all of this year's Broadway performances! Next up, Once On This Island!

BWW TV: We Will Provide! Watch Highlights from ONCE ON THE ISLAND on Broadway! Videoplay
BWW TV: We Will Provide! Watch Highlights from ONCE ON THE ISLAND on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2017

Producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold present Once on this Island, the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, currently in previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Once on this Island is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown.

BWW TV: Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Michael Arden and More Talk Broadway's ONCE ON T Videoplay
BWW TV: Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Michael Arden and More Talk Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Plus 'Waiting for Life' Preview!

by TV - Press Previews - Oct 25, 2017

The revival of the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical Once On This Island, directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown, will begin preview performances on Thursday, November 9, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, December 3 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The show held its press preview earlier today and BroadwayWorld has footage and interviews below!


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?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf , Distinguished Performance Awards (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 (Tony Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Once on This Island .


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@miller_kenita - 6/23/22 06:14am Thank you so much for the incredible honor of being nominated for Best Actor In A Play!!! 6 total for nominations… https://t.co/GPKs0ngDQP


@miller_kenita - 6/1/22 09:06am Thank you! ??


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