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Linda Hopkins

 

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Performer
Singer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1977
Bessie Smith
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Performer
Bessie Smith
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Church Soloist
Missy (Understudy)

Writing

Conceiver
Bookwriter

Photos

Ronn Goswick, Lillias White, Chris Isaacson, Linda Hopkins and Jessica Amezcua Photo

Ronn Goswick, Lillias White, Chris Isaacson, Linda Hopkins and Jessica Amezcua

From: 
Date:
06/14/2012
Lillias White, Linda Hopkins and Producer Chris Isaacson Photo

Lillias White, Linda Hopkins and Producer Chris Isaacson

From: 
Date:
06/14/2012
Linda Hopkins, Yvette Cason, Kiki Shepard and a friend - Upright Cabaret at Catalina  Photo

Linda Hopkins, Yvette Cason, Kiki Shepard and a friend - Upright Cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club

From: 
Date:
04/08/2012
Yvette Cason with Linda Hopkins- Upright Cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club Photo

Yvette Cason with Linda Hopkins- Upright Cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club

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Date:
04/08/2012
Tony Award-nominee Sam Harris, Producer Chris Isaacson, Tony Award-winner Linda Hopki Photo

Tony Award-nominee Sam Harris, Producer Chris Isaacson, Tony Award-winner Linda Hopkins, Diana DeGarmo and Mrs. Hopkins nephew at Upright Cabaret's A Broadway Christmas

From: 
Date:
12/24/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Performer

Singer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1977
Bessie Smith

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Performer

Bessie Smith

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Church Soloist

Missy (Understudy)

Writing
Conceiver
Bookwriter

Linda Hopkins Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Linda Hopkins , Black and Blue
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Unique Theatrical Experience
Linda Hopkins, Me and Bessie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1972 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Linda Hopkins, Inner City
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Linda Hopkins, Inner City

Linda Hopkins News

Singer-Pianist Barrett Taylor Has Passed Away Photo Singer-Pianist Barrett Taylor Has Passed Away
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2022

Singer and pianist Barrett Taylor passed away in New York City on June 29, 2022. He was 76.

Dominique Kelley Appears On STOPTIME Podcast Photo Dominique Kelley Appears On STOPTIME Podcast
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 14, 2021

Dominique Kelley has been named one of the most promising up and coming choreographers of his generation. In this episode of STOPTIME:Live in the Moment, host and life coach Lisa Hopkins speaks with Dominique about his career thus far.

BWW Exclusive: GAY LIKE ME Author Richie Jackson Picks Top 10 Theatrical Experiences Photo BWW Exclusive: GAY LIKE ME Author Richie Jackson Picks Top 10 Theatrical Experiences
by BWW Special - Feb 3, 2020

Now available from Harper Collins is Richie Jackson's Gay Like Me- a poignant and urgent love letter to his son. In the new book, the award-winning Broadway, TV and film producer reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the last 50 years.

Progressive Theater Will Host The 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala Photo Progressive Theater Will Host The 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2019

On Friday, November 22nd, 2019, Progressive Theater in Maplewood, NJ will host the 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala at The Woodland: Great Hall from 6:00pm to 11:00pm.

Catalina Jazz Club Will Host California Jazz And Blues Museum Hall Of Fame Induction  Photo Catalina Jazz Club Will Host California Jazz And Blues Museum Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony and Barbara Morrison's Birthday Celebration Concert
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2018

1st Annual California Jazz & Blues Museum Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony Fundraiser and Barbara Morrison's Birthday Celebration Concert, a fundraiser for the Museum to develop their digital arts program, to introduce basic coding, Android development, organizational structures, basic computer competencies and create an interactive section in the Museum which will give visitors an open source digital portal to the vast historical collection of Jazz & Blues available at the Museum and throughout Los Angeles.  The museum's goal is to raise $25,000.00.  The purpose of the Inductee Ceremony is to recognize local, national and international Jazz & Blues legends for their contributions to the music industry.

California Jazz & Blues Museum Hall of Fame Induction Fundraiser and Barbara Morrison Photo California Jazz & Blues Museum Hall of Fame Induction Fundraiser and Barbara Morrison's Birthday Concert at Catalina Jazz Club
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2018

Annie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in C Photo Annie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Tom O'Horgan's controversial 1971 Broadway musical INNER CITY, originally produced by Harvey Milk, will be presented in concert tonight, August 17th, at Feinstein's/54 Below, with shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!

Annie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tom O'Horgan's controversial 1971 Broadway musical INNER CITY will be presented in concert on August 17th at Feinstein's/54 Below, with shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year.


Linda Hopkins Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Linda Hopkins been in?
Linda Hopkins has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Linda Hopkins been in?
Linda Hopkins has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Linda Hopkins been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Black and Blue , Unique Theatrical Experience (Drama Desk Awards) for Me and Bessie Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Inner City and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Inner City .

What awards has Linda Hopkins won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Inner Cityand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Inner City.

How many shows has Linda Hopkins written?
Linda Hopkins has written 1 shows including Me and Bessie (Conceiver).