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Marva Hicks

 
Bio:
Broadway: Motown the Musical, Caroline, or Change, The Lion King, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music. Off-Broadway: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Minetta Lane), Caroline, or Change (The Public), The First Breeze of Summer, (The Signature Theatre). Regional: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Arena Stage, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Motown the Musical, Caroline, or Change, The Lion King, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music. Off-Broadway: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Minetta Lane), Caroline, or Change (The Public), The First Breeze of Summer, (The Signature Theatre). Regional: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Arena Stage, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores Concert Production, 2016
Performer
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015
Mrs. Potts
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015
Urchin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Hattie
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
The Radio
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
The Radio
The Radio
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Glory Dupree
Glory Dupree
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rafiki (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
June
June
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1984
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

Photos

Akwasi Taha, Marilyn Maye, Marva Hicks Photo

Akwasi Taha, Marilyn Maye, Marva Hicks

From: 
Date:
11/07/2021
Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke), Marva Hicks (Tallulah) and Solea Pfeiffer (Mary C Photo

Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke), Marva Hicks (Tallulah) and Solea Pfeiffer (Mary Clarke)

From: 
Date:
01/23/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores Concert Production, 2016
Performer

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015
Mrs. Potts

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

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Hattie

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Reading, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
The Radio

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
The Radio

The Radio

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Glory Dupree

Glory Dupree

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Rafiki (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
June

June

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1984
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

Marva Hicks Biography

Broadway: Motown the Musical, Caroline, or Change, The Lion King, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music. Off-Broadway: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Minetta Lane), Caroline, or Change (The Public), The First Breeze of Summer, (The Signature Theatre). Regional: Thunder Knocking on the Door (Arena Stage, Helen Hayes Award), Cuttin Up, The Women of Brewster Place, Arena Stage/Alliance Theatre (Suzi Award, Helen Hayes Nomination), Crowns, and Sophisticated Ladies (Helen Hayes Nomination). Bess (Austin Circle of Theatres B. Iden Payne

Marva Hicks Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical
Marva HicksDuke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Marva HicksThe Women of Brewster Place
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical Gold Star
Marva HicksThunder Knocking on the Door

Marva Hicks News

BWW Review: 'ANGRY, RAUCOUS' ANYTHING BUT SHAMELESS at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: 'ANGRY, RAUCOUS' ANYTHING BUT SHAMELESS at Hartford Stage
by Andrew Beck - Feb 4, 2022

Although ‚ÄúAngry, Raucous & Shamelessly Gorgeous‚ÄĚ is the title of Atlanta playwright Pearl Cleage‚Äôs new play, it quite amply describes the two women at the center of this literary comedy.

Hartford Stage Announces Artistic Team for ANGRY, RAUCOUS & SHAMELESSLY GORGEOUS Photo Hartford Stage Announces Artistic Team for ANGRY, RAUCOUS & SHAMELESSLY GORGEOUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2021

Hartford Stage announced today the artistic team for the next production of their 2021-2022 season, acclaimed playwright Pearl Cleage's Angry, Raucous & Shamelessly Gorgeous. The smart new comedy, directed by Susan V. Booth, runs at the Tony Award-winning theatre in downtown Hartford starting January 13 through February 6, 2022.

Photos: Marilyn Maye Autumn at Feinstein's 54 Below Photo Photos: Marilyn Maye Autumn at Feinstein's 54 Below
by Kevin Alvey - Nov 7, 2021

Marilyn Maye kicks off the fall holiday season with live shows at Feinstein's 54 Below in NYC

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

DOROTHY DANDRIDGE: THE MUSICAL Starring N'Kenge To Have Private Industry Reading Photo DOROTHY DANDRIDGE: THE MUSICAL Starring N'Kenge To Have Private Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

Producers¬†N‚ÄôKenge¬†and¬†Richard Bell¬†will present a private industry reading of¬†‚ÄúDorothy Dandridge: The Musical‚Ä̬†the true story of Hollywood‚Äôs very first African- American movie star, with book & lyrics by 2-time Emmy Award winner¬†Trey Ellis, music & lyrics by¬†Shelton Becton and directed by Tony Award winner¬†Tamara Tunie.

BWW Album Review: SHE IS RISEN: VOLUME TWO is a True Superstar Photo BWW Album Review: SHE IS RISEN: VOLUME TWO is a True Superstar
by David Clarke - Oct 5, 2020

We asked for it, and 2020 delivered! Last month, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the musical, the All Female Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR dropped their highly anticipated second EP.

Volume II of All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concept Album to be Released This Week Photo Volume II of All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concept Album to be Released This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

On September 18, we will see the release of She Is Risen: Volume II, the hotly awaited follow-up that brings together the extraordinary team that made the first volume a resounding success.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF H Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2020

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

Huntington Theatre Company Celebrates Virtual Gala Featuring Billy Porter, Kate Baldw Photo Huntington Theatre Company Celebrates Virtual Gala Featuring Billy Porter, Kate Baldwin and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company celebrated its first ever virtual gala fundraiser, Spotlight on Trailblazers, on Monday, June 15, 2020, streaming on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels. The event will be reprised in a highlights version broadcast on Boston's WCVB-TV Channel 5 on Saturday, June 20 at 7:30pm.

The York Theatre Company Reunites The Cast and Creative Team of DON'T BOTHER ME, I CA Photo The York Theatre Company Reunites The Cast and Creative Team of DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2020

The York Theatre Company will reunite the cast and creative team of the 2016 Musicals in Mufti production of the 1971 hit Broad-way revue Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, a musical entertainment by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll, for a Virtual Company Reunion as part of the live weekly streaming panel series 'Show! (and Tell)'.

Marva Hicks Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in the New Trailer for GUN VideoVIDEO: First Look at Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman in the New Trailer for GUN & POWDER
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020

Solea Pfeiffer (New York City Center's Evita, West Coast Premiere of Hamilton) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton) star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Check out the new trailer below!

Video: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Perform 'Wide Open Plains' From GUN & PO VideoVideo: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Perform 'Wide Open Plains' From GUN & POWDER
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020

Gun & Powder begins performances tonight, January 28, at Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Watch the Pfeiffer and Raver-Lampman perform 'Wide Open Plains' in the new video!

VIDEO: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing 'Freedom' From GUN & POWDER VideoVIDEO: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing 'Freedom' From GUN & POWDER
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman are set to star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Gun & Powder will run from January 28 a?' February 23, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Robert O'Hara (Broadway's Slave Play).

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  VideoVIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at TUTS' THE WIZ! VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at TUTS' THE WIZ!
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2018

Ease on down the road with this fantastical production of The Wiz at Theatre Under The Stars! The show began performances on October 23, and will run through November 4 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' upcoming production of The Wiz! Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel. Marva Hicks is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray. Simone Gundy will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis. Paris Nix is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Allyson Kaye Daniel is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You. Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production of Oklahoma! as Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For TUTS' THE WIZ VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For TUTS' THE WIZ
by Alan Henry - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More in Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2016

Harvey Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz-filled fable Cabin in the Sky, running for seven performances for Encores! at New York City Center, tonight, February 10, through February 14. The 1940 musical is directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson with choreography by Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Unfamiliar with Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY? LaChanze, Michael Potts & Carly Hughes Give Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2016

The 2016 season of New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores! will open with Cabin in the Sky on February 10-14, 2016, with an all-star cast, including: Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper,Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, Jonathan Kirkland, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon,Michael Potts and J.D. Webster. The company just gave us a special sneak peek and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Check out interviews with the company and a performance preview below!

BWW TV: LaChanze, Michael Potts & Carly Hughes Sing from Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2016

The 2016 season of New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores! will open with Cabin in the Sky on February 10-14, 2016, with an all-star cast, including: Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, Jonathan Kirkland, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, Michael Potts and J.D. Webster. The company just gave us a special sneak peek and you can check out performances from LaChanze, Potts and Hughes below!


Marva Hicks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marva Hicks been in?
Marva Hicks has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Marva Hicks been in?
Marva Hicks has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Marva Hicks been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Women of Brewster Place and Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Thunder Knocking on the Door .

What awards has Marva Hicks won?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Thunder Knocking on the Door.