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Leilani Jones

Birth Place: Oahu, HI, USA

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[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1991

Off-Broadway Revival, 1988
Girl With a Date

[West End]
Concert [West End], 1988

Closed on the road, 1986

Original Broadway Production, 1985

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982

Showcase, 1982

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1988

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Photos: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHIN' Opens This Weekend At A Noise Within

First look photos! Hilarious, profound and all-around irresistible, William Shakespeare’s quintessential rom-com, Much Ado About Nothing, gets the A Noise Within treatment as part of its “Daring to Love” season. 

Manoa Valley Theatre's MVT LIVE to Feature Leilani Jones Wilmore This Friday

This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's live streaming video series called MVT Live, features Hawaii born and Tony Award winning actress Leilani Jones Wilmore, discussing her background in theatre, what led her to the roles she has played and what's new in the world of entertainment.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Anthony Rapp Sings LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 4: From Stage to Screen and Back Again- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Anthony Rapp is joined by Sheila Kay Davis, Leilani Jones and Jennifer Leigh Warren to sing 'Skid Row' fromLittle Shop of Horrors.

THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE Magic School Bus Parody to Ride Back to The PIT

After a well received run at the PIT in April, and sold-out performances at the Hollywood Fringe this past June, The Edge of the Universe: a Magic School Bus Musical Parody is so excited to be returning to the PIT Loft!

BWW Exclusive: Celebrating the Unsung Musicals of Hal Prince

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SWEENEY TODD, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, COMPANY, CABARET, FOLLIES. Each was directed and/or produced by Broadway legend Harold Prince. Each contributed to his record-high pile of Tony awards, and has been produced and acclaimed across the world.

BWW Exclusive: LITTLE SHOP's Original Urchins Discuss Upcoming Reunion Concert at 54 Below

This upcoming Monday, June 27th, an exciting concert will be held at 54 Below...an 'unprecedented evening' that will bring original LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS performers together, spanning from the original production to the more-recent Broadway revival. Three of the performers: Jennifer Leigh Warren (Original 'Crystal'), Nikki Rene (Off-Bway 'Chiffon'), and Sheila Kay Davis (Original 'Ronnette') spoke with BroadwayWorld about their experiences, their favorite memories from the production, and what they are most looking forward to for Monday night's concert.

BWW TV Special: BroadwayWorld.com to Kick Off 2014 with a Bang! Announces 10th Anniversary Shows & Year-Long Concert Series at Joe's Pub

BroadwayWorld.com is very excited to announce that we will be returning to Joe's Pub at the Public Theater in 2014, kicking off a year-long celebration of the community and our 10th anniversary with regularly scheduled concerts, live streams and special events in a BIG way. The concert series will launch on January 20, 2014 with BROADWAYWORLD VISITS OZ, directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and with music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Tickets will go on sale on October 15, 2013 at 1pm. Below, watch a VERY special 10th Anniversary look back at the site's original concert series.

CABARET LIFE NYC: Darling and Ditzy Dana Lorge is Finally Back Hosting a New Variety Show at the Met Room

When Dana Lorge's run as a Variety Show hosted ended at the Iguana Restaurant last July-and after winning two 2012 MAC Awards for 'Best Variety Show' and 'Best Variety Show Host'-who knew she'd be reduced to being a cabaret audience member searching for a new showcase? But a Metropolitan Room Mentch has come to the rescue in the form of Bernie Furshpan (the Met Room's General Partner and Manager), who has provided Dana with a monthly forum for her unique brand of cabaret shtick beginning Friday, April 5 at 7-8:15 pm. While the new show won't be the two-hour plus extravaganza of yore featuring more than a dozen performers, Dana's new 'Variety Show' promises to feature a solid group of experienced and well-known cabaret and musical theater pros. For the April 5 opener, the Lorge Lineup features Richard Skipper, her former Award-winning Co-host from the Iguana days; film and stage actor Jim Brochu (of Zero Mostel One-Man Show fame), singers LaTanya Hall (from the CBS show 'Blue Bloods) and Peggy Herman Klat, Rick Crom (Creator of Newsical the Musical), and Mr. Furshpan, who will show off his stand-up comedy chops. But the real star of the show will always be the hilarious, unpredictable, darling Dana, who will both crack you up with her infectious humor and surprise you with her engaging singing performances.

Photo Flash: Actors Fund Honors Rivera At Tonys Benefit

While the world's eyes were focused on the TONY Awards in New York on Sunday June 7th, a crowd of almost 500 theatre patrons gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate by watching the ceremony live via satellite and to honor seven time nominee and two time TONY Award-winner Chita Rivera at the 13th Annual TONY Awards® Benefit presented by The Actors Fund.

Photo Coverage: Standing Ovations IV Concert

On Monday night, October 16, 2005, Standing Ovations IV: From Stage to Screen and Back Again broke all previous attendance records. The benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS took place at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater.

Photo Coverage: Standing Ovations IV After-Party

On Monday night, October 16, 2005, following the SOLD-OUT Standing Ovations IV Benefit Concert at Joe's Pub, performers and audienced members celebrated the concert's success at an after-party at Serafina.

Bid Now For Tickets To Standing Ovations IV!

Bid now to get your tickets to Standing Ovations IV: STAGE TO SCREEN AND BACK AGAIN!

An Opportunity to Obtain 2 Tickets to the SOLD OUT Standing Ovations IV Benefit, October 16th, at Joe's Pub

Missed your chance to purchase tickets to Standing Ovations IV? Here's your chance to bid on two tickets and help raise money for BC/EFA!

BroadwayWorld.com Announces Standing Ovations IV 'Starting Line-Up'

The October 16th Benefit at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is titled 'FROM STAGE TO SCREEN AND BACK AGAIN'


Leilani Jones has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Leilani Jones has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Leilani Jones's first West End show was King which opened in 1988

Leilani Jones has been nominated for several awards in her career. She was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Grind." Additionally, she received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards, also for her performance in "Grind."

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Grindand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grind.

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