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NaTasha Yvette Williams

 
Bio:
NaTasha most recently appeared on Broadway in Waitress. Her other Broadway credits include Chicago, A Night with Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured Vocalist/Concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
NaTasha most recently appeared on Broadway in Waitress. Her other Broadway credits include Chicago, A Night with Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured Vocalist/Concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
World Premiere Original Broadway Production, 2022
Sweet Sue
  [Broadway]
A New Comedy by Douglas Lyons, 2021
Brianna Jenkins
  [Regional (US)]
World-premiere Concert Adaptation, 2018
Queenie
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2017
Spirit of the Booty
Grandma
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Becky [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2013
Mariah
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Mariah
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2008
Mammy
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Sylvia
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Sofia [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Selma
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Dorcas/Janet/Rose/Ada/Chole (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Performer
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 1999
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 0
Blues Woman
Aretha Franklin
Blues Singer
Joplinaire
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2013
Mama Magique

Photos

Christian Thompson, Natasha Yvette Williams, Debbie Gravitte, Marc Shaiman, Hayley Pu Photo

Christian Thompson, Natasha Yvette Williams, Debbie Gravitte, Marc Shaiman, Hayley Pudschun

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
World Premiere Original Broadway Production, 2022
Sweet Sue

  [Broadway]
A New Comedy by Douglas Lyons, 2021
Brianna Jenkins

  [Regional (US)]
World-premiere Concert Adaptation, 2018
Queenie

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2017
Spirit of the Booty

Grandma

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Becky [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2013
Mariah

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Mariah

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2008
Mammy

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Sylvia

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Sofia [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Selma

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Dorcas/Janet/Rose/Ada/Chole (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Performer

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 1999
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 0
Blues Woman

Aretha Franklin

Blues Singer

Joplinaire

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2013
Mama Magique

NaTasha Yvette Williams Biography

NaTasha most recently appeared on Broadway in Waitress. Her other Broadway credits include Chicago, A Night with Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured Vocalist/Concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall (Ragtime), Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Ottawa Symphony, just to name a few. NaTasha is also a recording artist.




NaTasha Yvette Williams News

Wake Up With BWW 6/28: JIMMY AWARDS, First Look at LEMPICKA, MOCKINGBIRD Tour, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/28: JIMMY AWARDS, First Look at LEMPICKA, MOCKINGBIRD Tour, and More!
by - Jun 28, 2022

Today's top stories include an inside look at the 2022 Jimmy Awards, photos from Lempicka, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more! Plus, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas have announced the creation of a new joint venture, Amigos Para Siempre.

Krysta Rodriguez, Rachel Bay Jones & More to Perform 'What the World Needs Now is Lov Photo Krysta Rodriguez, Rachel Bay Jones & More to Perform 'What the World Needs Now is Love' on NBC Special Benefiting Ukraine
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022

Broadway stars Rachel Bay Jones, Brenda Braxton, Liz Callaway, Lilla Crawford, Juwan Crawley, Jos√© Llana, Beth Malone, Andrea McArdle, Bonnie Milligan, Orfeh, Krysta Rodriguez, Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and NaTasha Yvette Williams will come together for a special rendition of ‚ÄúWhat the World Needs Now is Love.‚ÄĚ

TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August Photo TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL¬†will play its final performance at Broadway‚Äôs¬†Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Get all of the details on the show's closing plus on the show's tour.

Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland Photo Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

On Monday, May 9, Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte stormed the Birdland stage with another episode of her series ‚ÄúPlus 1,‚ÄĚ with very special guest, songwriter Marc Shaiman.¬†

BIRDLAND Jazz Club to Present Gravitte in New Residency Show, 'Debbie Plus One' Photo BIRDLAND Jazz Club to Present Gravitte in New Residency Show, 'Debbie Plus One'
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Her special guests for May 9 will include NaTasha Yvette Williams (Waitress), Christian Thompson (Ain’t Too Proud), and Hayley Podschun (Wicked), in addition to students from the Manhattan School of Music. Each show has a $40 music charge. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in New York.

Natasha Yvette Williams, Troy Iwata & More to Lead FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL Industry Re Photo Natasha Yvette Williams, Troy Iwata & More to Lead FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL Industry Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčFly More Than You Fall will be presenting industry readings of the production on May 9 at 2pm and May 10 at 11am. ¬†Fly More Than You Fall tells the inspiring story of a young teenage girl, Malia who undergoes a frightening journey.¬†

Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway! Photo Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

The classic comedy Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall! It was announced today that the new musical will begin performances on Tuesday, November 1 and officially open Sunday, December 11 at  the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).  Find out who's in the cast and on the creative team!

Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Katie Webber will step into the role of 'Rhonda'¬†in Broadway's TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL beginning Tuesday, April 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the BETTER NATE THAN EVER! NYC Premiere Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for the BETTER NATE THAN EVER! NYC Premiere
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 22, 2022

Based on the book by Tim Federle, 'Better Nate Than Ever' will premiere on Disney+ on April 1, 2022 and last night, the highly anticipated film had its big premiere in New York City! Go on the red carpet with BroadwayWorld below to see who turned out for the big night!

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by Bruce Glikas - Mar 22, 2022

NaTasha Yvette Williams Videos

VIDEO: Watch NaTasha Yvette Williams Perform 'Hope' by Jason Robert Brown at SubCultu VideoVIDEO: Watch NaTasha Yvette Williams Perform 'Hope' by Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2020

SubCulture released a video of NaTasha Yvette Williams performing 'Hope', with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.

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!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Footloose! Check out the video!

VIDEO: Ben Platt Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS VideoVIDEO: Ben Platt Sings 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS
by Alan Henry - Oct 2, 2018

Ben Platt took to Twitter to share a video of him performing 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS, and to express his sadness for not being able to see Nicolette Robison take on the role of Jenna. See the video below!

WAITRESS Will Go Pink For Third Year In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month VideoWAITRESS Will Go Pink For Third Year In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress announced today that for the third year running they will be supporting the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this October.  

VIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Return to CHICAGO: 'Broadway Completely Changed My Life' VideoVIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Return to CHICAGO: 'Broadway Completely Changed My Life'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2017

Grammy Award winner Brandy Norwood stopped by NBC's TODAY to discuss her return to Broadway's CHICAGO in the role of Roxie Hart. 'I love Broadway,' shared the singer. 'It completely changed my life.' Watch the appearance in full below!

BWW TV: He Ran Into My Knife! Watch The Latest Fan Compilation of CHICAGO VideoBWW TV: He Ran Into My Knife! Watch The Latest Fan Compilation of CHICAGO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2017

He only had himself to blame! Following the release of similar Broadway super-edits, Chicago has come out with its own. Below, check out a compilation of various performances of a classic line from 'Cell Block Tango'!

STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Debuts Music Video for CAROLS FOR A CURE Tune 'Holiday Melody'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

Cast members of Chicago, the longest-running American musical on Broadway, are launching a music video today, December 5, 2016, to accompany their original song 'Holiday Melody,' which appears on the 2016 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album. All proceeds from the album benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the video below!

BWW TV: Razzle Dazzle 'Em! CHICAGO's Next Billy Flynn, Jaime Camil, on Stepping Into Broadway's Long-Running Hit
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Latin sensation & 'Jane the Virgin' star Jaime Camil to its cast next week, marking his return to Broadway. Camil just met the press this morning at the Algonquin Hotel, and BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on hand. Below, find out what the Latin superstar had to say about joining the production, returning to Broadway and more!

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic presentation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT in concert, airs on PBS October 1th at 9:00pm, check your local listings. Don't miss Kern and Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical about the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River. Check out Tony-nominee Norm Lewis singing the iconic 'Ol' Man River


NaTasha Yvette Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has NaTasha Yvette Williams been in?
NaTasha Yvette Williams has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has NaTasha Yvette Williams been in?
NaTasha Yvette Williams has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was NaTasha Yvette Williams's first West End show?
NaTasha Yvette Williams's first West End show was Gone with the Wind which opened in 2008

What is NaTasha Yvette Williams next theatre project?
NaTasha Yvette Williams's next show will be Some Like It Hot which opens on 12/11/2022 on Broadway.