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Lisa Nicole Wilkerson

 
Bio:
Performing artist, public speaker. Broadway: Motown the Musical, The Lion King, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Astaire Award, "Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show;" Tony Award, "Best Musical Revival.") Tours/Off-Broadway/NY: The Lion King (Nala), Mamma Mia! (Ali), River Deep, Purlie ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Performing artist, public speaker. Broadway: Motown the Musical, The Lion King, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Astaire Award, "Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show;" Tony Award, "Best Musical Revival.") Tours/Off-Broadway/NY: The Lion King (Nala), Mamma Mia! (Ali), River Deep, Purlie ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Lily
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Photos

Phumzile Sojola, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Artistic Director Ron Photo

Phumzile Sojola, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Artistic Director Ronald K Brown

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Date:
04/01/2013
Ron Brown, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, Arcell Cabuay Photo

Ron Brown, Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, Arcell Cabuay

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Date:
06/05/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Lily

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Lisa Nicole Wilkerson Biography

Performing artist, public speaker. Broadway: Motown the Musical, The Lion King, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Astaire Award, "Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show;" Tony Award, "Best Musical Revival.") Tours/Off-Broadway/NY: The Lion King (Nala), Mamma Mia! (Ali), River Deep, Purlie (ENCORES!), Once On This Island (TiMoune). Northwestern University, BS, journalism. Love&hugs Dad, family! www.lisanicolewilkerson.com





Lisa Nicole Wilkerson News

BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night! Photo BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Public Theater's 16th Annual Under The Radar Festival
by Mati Ficara - Jan 9, 2020

The Public Theater just kicked off the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL last night, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below!

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: December 27-January 2
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2015

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of Idina Menzel on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, The Temptations and The Four Tops on Broadway, a first look at MTC's CONSTELLATIONS, and more!

Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with MOTOWN Cast for Carols for a Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 27, 2014

The 2014 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16 is on sale now! This 2-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music features stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up, and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16 can be ordered for only $25 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x238 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Volumes from previous seasons are available, too (check online or call for price). BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Motown, who sing 'Another Christmas Eve' and 'I Am Here.' Check out photos of cast members Crystal Joy, Rebecca E. Covington, Dionne D. Figgins, Marva Hicks, Moeisha McGill and more below!

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2014

Broadway's smash hit Motown the Musical just marked the production's 500th performance on Broadway last night, June 26 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, opened on Broadway on April 14th, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below!

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Broadway's smash hit Motown the Musical is thrilled to mark the production's 500th performance on Broadway today, June 26 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Broadway in South Africa Holds Final Program with Chicago Children's Choir this Month
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2014

Since 2009, Broadway South Africa has conducted empowerment through the arts programming in disadvantaged communities throughout South Africa. The organization has raised close to $500,000, helping to improve the lives and future's of student's dramatically affected by poverty, violence, abuse, and HIV/AIDS.

Lisa Nicole Wilkerson Videos

BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night! VideoBWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

BWW Special Coverage: 4th of July Guide for the Patriotic Theatre Junkie - Videos, Event Schedules & More!
by BWW - Jul 4, 2012

A devout theater fan knows no holiday, and thankfully, many of Broadway's most beloved shows and performers nationwide don't either. So what's a theater enthusiast to do on this Independence Day? Check out a sampling of this year's most exciting 4th of July offerings and click below to revisit some of your favorites saluting our nation in song!

BWW TV: Audra McDonald on How She Owes Her Tony Win to the Generation of Greats Before Her
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2012

Last night, June 10, Audra McDonald took home her 5th Tony Award for for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role of 'Bess' in THE GERSWIN's PORGY AND BESS. Though we'd think she'd be used to the feeling of winning by now, McDonald spoke with BroadwayWorld just moments after her win only to reveal how it still feels 'out of body'. Click below to hear from the Broadway darling herself!

STAGE TUBE: PORGY AND BESS Onstage Marriage Proposal!
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. In the video below, the audience got a special surprise when the cast welcomed a couple onstage for a heartwarming marriage propsal. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald Visits THE COLBERT REPORT!
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Last night, McDonald was a guest on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. The four-time Tony Award-winner chatted with Stephen Colbert about her return to Broadway and performed 'Summertime.' Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis & Audra McDonald Perform on THE ROSIE SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. McDonlad and Lewis will appear on 'The Rosie Show' tomorrow March 2, and BroadwayWorld brings you previews of their performances of 'Summertime,' 'I Got PLenty O' Nuttin,' and 'I Loves You, Porgy' below! Check your local listings to tune in live!

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis Perform "Bess, You Is My Woman" on The View
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Today, McDonald and Lewis appeared on The View to promote the show and BroadwayWorld brings you their performance of 'Bess, You Is My Woman Now' below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for PORGY & BESS!
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. The cast also includes Phillip Boykin as Crown, Nikki Renée Daniels as Clara, Joshua Henry as Jake, Christopher Innvar as Detective, Bryonha Marie Parham as Serena and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Mariah, as well as Sumayya Ali, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt André Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Gavin Gregory, Heather Hill, David Hughey, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Julius Thomas III, J.D. Webster and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson. Check out the just-released promo for the show below!


Lisa Nicole Wilkerson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lisa Nicole Wilkerson been in?
Lisa Nicole Wilkerson has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Lisa Nicole Wilkerson been in?
Lisa Nicole Wilkerson has not appeared in the West End