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Nina Simon

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1999]
Violin IV
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Violin
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Violin 3

Photos

(L to R) Mark Fifer and Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Ni Photo

(L to R) Mark Fifer and Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at George Street Playhouse, January 29 thru February 24. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

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Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at Geo Photo

Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at George Street Playhouse, January 29 thru February 24. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

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Date:
01/29/2019
(L to R) Mark Fifer; Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina  Photo

(L to R) Mark Fifer; Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical; Saadi Zain; and Kenneth Salters at George Street Playhouse, January 29 thru February 24. Photo

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01/29/2019
Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at Geo Photo

Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at George Street Playhouse, January 29 thru February 24. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

From: 
Date:
01/29/2019
Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at Geo Photo

Laiona Michelle, writer and star of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical at George Street Playhouse, January 29 thru February 24. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

From: 
Date:
01/29/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1999]
Violin IV

[Broadway, 1994]
Violin

[Broadway, 1993]
Violin 3






Nina Simon News

League of American Orchestras Announces Online National Conference Photo League of American Orchestras Announces Online National Conference
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020

The League of American Orchestras National Conference, Global Stages, Local Stories, has been transformed into an extended online event, the League announced today. Taking place from May 5-June 12, the Conference will be free of charge for all League members.

Washington National Opera Presents SAMSON AND DELILAH Photo Washington National Opera Presents SAMSON AND DELILAH
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020

Washington National Opera's (WNO) 2019a?"2020 season continues with Saint-Sa√ęns's romantic tale of love and betrayal in a new WNO production of Samson and Delilah, March 1a?"March 21, 2020 in the Opera House. Dubbed by BET the a?oeBeyonc√© of Opera,a?? J'Nai Bridges makes both her WNO and role debuts in the famously challenging role of the enchanting Delilah.

Photo Flash: Jazz Vocalist Nicole Zuraitis and the MusicTalks Jazz Quartet Come to Bi Photo Photo Flash: Jazz Vocalist Nicole Zuraitis and the MusicTalks Jazz Quartet Come to Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2019

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present 2019 GRAMMY nominee Jazz Vocalist Nicole Zuraitis and the MusicTalks Jazz Quartet, who were in concert celebrating the world of the Blues on January 28.

Photo Flash: First Look At LITTLE GIRL BLUE - The Nina Simone Musical Photo Photo Flash: First Look At LITTLE GIRL BLUE - The Nina Simone Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2019

Following her critically acclaimed performance in American Hero, Laiona Michelle returns to George Street Playhouse to play Nina Simone in a new musical. 

Northlight Theatre Continues its 2018-19 Season With NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Photo Northlight Theatre Continues its 2018-19 Season With NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Nina Simone: Four Women, written by Christina Ham and directed by Kenneth L. Roberson.Nina Simone: Four Women runs January 24 - March 2, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8pm.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces 60th Anniversary Season Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces 60th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2018

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 28 - December 30, 2018 for a milestone season. During the Company's Ailey Ascending 60th Anniversary celebration, Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 extraordinary dancers during this five-week holiday engagement that will elevate a legacy of excellence in artistry with premieres by some of today's most revered and prolific choreographers, including world premieres by Rennie Harris and Ronald K. Brown; a company premiere by Wayne McGregor; a new production of by Robert Battle; the return of a recent premiere by Jessica Lang, and special performances of rarely seen works by Alvin Ailey himself.

Photo Flash: Harlem School Of The Arts Masquerade Ball Tops A Million In Contribution Photo Photo Flash: Harlem School Of The Arts Masquerade Ball Tops A Million In Contributions For The Second Straight Year
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2018

This year's Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Masquerade Ball and After Party, an annual benefit gala in support of the 54-year-old arts organization, surpassed expectations once again by raising over a million dollars, for the second year in a row. The event was held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, and was hosted by Fox 5's very own, Lori Stokes who shared the podium with co-host, 9-year-oldJayden Hairston, one of HSA's outstanding student ambassadors.

BWW Review: BRYANT PARK CONTEMPORARY DANCE PROGRAM at Bryant Park Photo BWW Review: BRYANT PARK CONTEMPORARY DANCE PROGRAM at Bryant Park
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 27, 2018

The first installation of the Contemporary Dance Series, curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher (which runs Fridays from June 22-July 20 at 6pm) kicked-off with a strong start on the debut evening with performances from Harlem School of the Arts, AThomasProject, Eryc Taylor Dance and Graham 2.

Photo Flash: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN At North Carolina Theatre Photo Photo Flash: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN At North Carolina Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2018

North Carolina Theatre is proud to announce the addition of a new show to the 2017-18 season on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This season will feature A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin during an extended run in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater, May 4-20, 2018.

Works by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Cen Photo Works by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 29th - December 31st, 2017. Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 extraordinary dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.

Nina Simon Videos

VIDEO: Alia Shawkat Performs Nina Simone Classic 'Trouble in Mind' on LATE NIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Alia Shawkat performed the Nina Simone classic 'Trouble in Mind' for the live studio audience. Watch the appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Tony Sheldon and More in THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT - THE SMELL OF THE CROWD at Goodspeed
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with a bold reimagining of the witty and ridiculous The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. The tremendously talented cast of four will be Tony Sheldon playing the role of Sir,Caesar Samayoa appearing as Cocky, Michelle Aravena as The Kid, and Gregory Treco as The Stranger. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN - Mary Bridget Davies on Good Day LA
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse presents A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans. A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN stars Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award nominated Broadway run. Pasadena native Kacee Clanton, also from the Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, will alternate the role of Janis Joplin with Davies. Check out Mary Bridget Davies and the Joplinaires on Good Day LA! 

VIDEO: Netflix Documentary WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? Premieres Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Netflix's new documentary WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? premieres tonight, June 26th. Check out a trailer below!

VIDEO: First Look - Netflix Documentary WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 30, 2015

Netflix released the first triler for What Happened, Miss Simone? a new documentary premiering on June 26th. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - AMERICAN IDOL XIV Top 24 Finalists (Almost) Revealed!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 23, 2014

AMERICAN IDOL XIV doesn't premiere until January 7th, but today, the show has a surprise for viewers as they unveil the top 24 finalists before the season even begins!

BWW TV Exclusive: UNEMPLOYED AND WORKING! WITH AMBER IMAN and Special Guest Condola Rashad
by Unemployed and Working! - Dec 21, 2014

In this episode, Amber chats with Condola Rashad., two-time Tony nominated actress, for a closer look at her life beyond the curtain.

BWW TV Series Premiere: UNEMPLOYED AND WORKING! WITH AMBER IMAN and Special Guest Leslie Odom, Jr.
by Unemployed and Working! - Nov 9, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com, the most visited theatre site on the net, is thrilled to announce the debut of its newest, exclusive TV series - UNEMPLOYED AND WORKING. This brand new series follows Amber Iman, who moved to NY with a couple suitcases and big dreams. After working Off-Broadway in RENT and A Civil War Christmas, she made a splashing Broadway debut as the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone, in Soul Doctor.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Mary Bridget Davies on Crying 'Happy Tears' Over Her Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Mary Bridget Davies, a nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for A Night with Janis Joplin, who chats about the honor of bringing Janis back to the stage, getting to take a group picture with her fellow nominees, and more. Check out what she had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Mary Bridget Davies Talks A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN on ABC's WORLD NEWS NOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2013

Mary Bridget Davies, star of the new Broadway musical A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, appeared on ABC's "World News Now" late last night. In a backstage interview, she chatted about preparing for the role of a lifetime and teaching Broadway audiences through her performance about the blues singers who influenced Janis's music so deeply. Check out her interview below!