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NaTasha Yvette Williams BIO

Broadway: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (Zelma), Chicken and Biscuits (Brianna), Waitress (Becky), Chicago (Mama Morton), A Night with Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Selected TV/Film Credits: “Harlem” (Rebecca), “FBI” (Mrs. Adamu), “New Amsterdam” (Esther), “The Good Fight”. You can catch her in the historical thriller “Alice” (Ruth), the Disney+ movie “Better Nate Than Never” (Principal) and Fall 2022 on Netflix’s “Partner Track”. Follow Insta @Natashayvettewillliams. Proud Black Theatre United and Actor’s Equity Member.

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NaTasha Yvette Williams STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
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]

Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 0
Aretha Franklin

Blues Woman

Blues Singer

Joplinaire

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


NaTasha Yvette Williams Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2023 - Outstanding Featured Performer in a Broadway Musical

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Some Like it Hot

Tony Awards - 2023 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

NaTasha Yvette Williams, Some Like It Hot

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Alex Newell, Lorna Courtney, and More Will Perform at the BROADWAY CELEBRATES JUNETEENTH Concert

The performer lineup has been announced for the Broadway League’s Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert. Learn more about who will be performing here!
Alicia Keys, Linda Twine, and Maxine Williams Will Be Honored at the 2024 Black Theatre United Gala

Black Theatre United will host its second annual Gala on Monday, September 30, 2024 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York. Learn more about how to attend here!
CHICAGO Celebrates 35,000 Performances Worldwide

The record-breaking hit Chicago is celebrating 35,000 performances worldwide. The first tour of Chicago launched in 1997 and has continued in both North America and abroad ever since.
Bianca Marroquin and Natasha Yvette Williams Will Return to CHICAGO on Broadway

Chicago on Broadway will welcome back Bianca Marroquín in the role of “Roxie Hart” and Tony nominee Natasha Yvette Williams in the role of “Matron Mama Morton.' Both will return beginning Monday, April 8 at the Ambassador Theatre.
Concord Theatricals Acquires Licensing Rights for SOME LIKE IT HOT

Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide stage licensing rights to Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Matthew López and Amber Ruffin’s Some Like It Hot. Learn more about the show here!
Ginna Claire Mason, Nathan Gunn, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and More Join SOUTH PACIFIC in Concert With The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Ginna Claire Mason, Nathan Gunn, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and more join South Pacific in Concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on May 10-11, 2024. Don't miss this captivating presentation of the beloved musical! Tickets available at IndianapolisSymphony.org.
Photos: Inside the GRAMMYs With Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé & More

Check out photos from the GRAMMYs. Winners throughout the night included Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, Billie Eilish, and more. Presenters included Oprah Winfrey, Celine Dion, Meryl Streep, Drew Barrymore, and Mariah Carey. Performers also included Joni Mitchell, Brandi Carlile, Cyrus, Eilish, SZA, Dua Lipa, Billy Joel, Annie Lennox, and more.
Photos: Broadway at the GRAMMYs - See Annaleigh Ashford, Natasha Yvette Williams & More on the Red Carpet

Check out photos of Broadway's best hit the red carpet at the GRAMMYs last night. Annaleigh Ashford, Josh Groban, Micaela Diamond, Fantasia Barrino, Liz Callaway, Kandi Burruss, and more. Newly-minted GRAMMY-winner Natasha Yvette Williams was also present, photographed as she took home a trophy for her work on the Some Like It Hot cast recording.
Video: Marc Shaiman Reacts to GRAMMY Win For SOME LIKE IT HOT

Marc Shaiman took to social media to share a video of his reaction to winning the Grammy for Best Musical Theater album for the musical Some Like It Hot.
SOME LIKE IT HOT Wins GRAMMY Award for Best Musical Theater Album

The GRAMMY will be awarded to Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, Adrianna Hicks and NaTasha Yvette Williams, principal vocalists; Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Bryan Carter, Scott M. Riesett, Charlie Rosen and Marc Shaiman, producers; Scott Wittman, lyricist; Marc Shaiman, composer and lyricist (Original Broadway Cast).
Tony-Nominee NaTasha Yvette Williams And Fracaswell Hyman In DEATH OF A SALESMAN At Opera House Theatre Company

Tony and Grammy nominee NaTasha Yvette Williams stars in Opera House Theatre Company's 'Death of A Salesman' alongside local favorite Fracaswell Hyman. Don't miss this star-studded production at Thalian Hall from February 22 to March 3.
SOME LIKE IT HOT Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadway

There are only two more weeks left to see SOME LIKE IT HOT at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!
SOME LIKE IT HOT Enters Final Four Weeks on Broadway

There are only four more weeks left to see SOME LIKE IT HOT at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Black Theatre United Raises Over $1.2 Million at Inaugural Gala

Black Theatre United (BTU) announced that the organization’s inaugural Gala on Monday, October 30, 2023 raised over $1.2 million to support BTU’s empowering programs in Mentorships, Student Internships, BTU’s Annual Advocacy Summit and BTU’s Education program.
Listen to the 2024 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album

Five new recordings have earned nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2024 Grammy Awards, including: Kimberly Akimbo, Parade, Shucked, Some Like It Hot, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Listen to all of them here!
GRAMMYs Nominate SWEENEY TODD, PARADE & More For Best Musical Theatre Album

The nominations for the 2024 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! Discover the nominees for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2024 GRAMMY Awards, including SWEENEY TODD, PARADE, and more. Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and more were also nominated for GRAMMYS.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 9th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 9, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Photos: J. Harrison Ghee, Justin Guarini and More Step Out for the 2023 ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA Celebrating Brooke Shields

Actor Justin Guarini hosted the Only Make Believe Gala honoring Brooke Shields on Monday November 6 at the Broadhurst Theater featuring performances by Melinda Doolittle, J Harrison Ghee, Brad Oscar, A.J. Shively, Jessica Vosk, NaTasha Yvette Williams and special appearances by Alicia Quarles, Orfeh and Umbrella Lina. See photos from the red carpet!
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Black Theatre United's Inaugural Gala

Just last night, Black Theatre United (BTU) held its inaugural Gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Supported by Business for Good (BFG), the evening in celebration of the indelible mark that Black culture has had and continues to have on Broadway. Check out photos from inside the big night!
Only Make Believe Adds Justin Guarini as Host and GMA's Alicia Quarles to Annual Gala

The Only Make Believe Gala honoring Brooke Shields has added Justin Guarini as host and GMA's Alicia Quarles. Performers for the November 6th gala at the Broadhurst Theater include J. Harrison Ghee, Jessica Vosk, and more. Get all the details here!

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 awards has NaTasha Yvette Williams been nominated for?

NaTasha Yvette Williams has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Performer in a Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Some Like it Hot" and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Some Like It Hot."

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