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Okwui Okpokwasili STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Lady in Green

Public Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Lady in Green

Okwui Okpokwasili Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award

Okwui Okpokwasili, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

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The Chocolate Factory Theater Launches Fall 2023 Season With A DISGUISED WELCOME...

The Chocolate Factory Theater launches its Fall 2023 Season with the New York premiere of A disguised welcome…, a new dance work by Wanjiru Kamuyu.

Juilliard Extension to Present Online Playwriting and Screenwriting Courses for Fall 2023 Semester

Discover Juilliard Extension's online playwriting and screenwriting courses for the Fall 2023 semester. Learn from industry professionals and develop your writing skills. Enroll now to explore your creativity and unlock your potential as a playwright or screenwriter.

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy's FILLING STATION to be Presented at The Kitchen This Fall

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Matthew Lutz-Kinoy's exhibition 'Filling Station,' as it takes you on a journey through the fascinating realm of art and architecture. Presented by The Kitchen and Dia Art Foundation, this exhibition is a must-see for art enthusiasts and architecture lovers alike.

BAM Will Launch 2023 Next Wave Festival This Year

BAM has announced the 40th iteration of its beloved and eagerly anticipated annual Next Wave Festival.

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy's FILLING STATION, Leslie Cuyjet's WITH MARION & More Set for The Kitchen Fall 2023 Programming

Today The Kitchen has revealed its Fall 2023 programming, amplifying the experimental and future-building possibilities of archival activations within varied modes of performance, film, and visual art.

The Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Announces 2023 Winners

May 3, 2023 will mark the 29th annual celebration of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA) which will be presented to eleven risk-taking, mid-career artists – experimenters - who are challenging and transforming art, their respective disciplines, and society.

Brown Arts Institute Unveils Inaugural Programs, Featuring Carrie Mae Weems, Tanya Tagaq, Kym Moore, And Other Large-Scale Residencies At New Arts Center

This fall, Brown Arts Institute (BAI), a university-wide arts research enterprise that serves as a campus resource and catalyst for the arts at Brown University, will launch IGNITE, a series of interdisciplinary, collaborative, impactful projects centered around the possibilities of art as a vehicle for societal change.

REDCAT Presents Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born: 'adaku, Part 1: The Road Opens'

From May 25 to 27, 2023, Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles, presents adaku, part 1: the road opens, a new, cross-disciplinary performance from Brooklyn-based performer, choreographer, and writer Okwui Okpokwasili and director, visual artist, and sound designer Peter Born.

The Kitchen to Present 2023 DANCE AND PROCESS in June

The Kitchen, in collaboration with the American Academy of Art and Letters, will present Dance and Process, the series that brings dance artists into a group process interrogating methods of choreographic and dance practice, with artists challenging default structures in their own work and the field at large.

Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup Presents T�¿he Moving Memory Project: O�¿NLY NOW A Festival Devoted To Memory And Forgetting

Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup presents the 2nd Edition of The Moving Memory project: ONLY NOW on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30pm at The Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 W. 114th Street New York, NYC.

Annie Dorsen's PROMETHEUS FIREBRINGER to Have New York Premiere at The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater, Media Art Xploration, and New York Live Arts will present the New York premiere of Prometheus Firebringer, the first lecture-performance by director and writer Annie Dorsen.

The Field Names Christopher Bloodworth As Executive Director

After an inclusive nationwide search by ALJP Consulting, arts service organization The Field has announced that Christopher Bloodworth will be joining their staff and board as the new Executive Director, effective March 2023.

The Kitchen Announces Winter/Spring 2023 Programming Featuring DANCE AND PROCESS & More

The Kitchen has announced its Winter/Spring 2023 programming, resulting from durational engagements that give experimental artists and collectives an abundance of time and organizational support to pursue their ideas.

REDCAT Announces Its Winter/Spring 2023 Season

Looking ahead to an exciting, new year, Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, has announced its Winter/Spring 2023 season of performances, screenings, and exhibitions, presented in-person and online January through June 2023.

Samora Pinderhughes' GRIEF Exhibition to Continue With Second Live Performance at The Kitchen at Westbeth

The Kitchen will present GRIEF, the first New York institutional solo exhibition of work by celebrated composer, pianist, vocalist, filmmaker, and multidisciplinary artist Samora Pinderhughes.

David Thomson Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater

The Chocolate Factory Theater presents the world premiere of VESSEL, a new durational performance installation by David Thomson.

The Bessies Announce 2022 Nominees and Honorees For Lifetime Achievement and Service to the Field Of Dance

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the nominees for the 2022 Bessie Awards at a virtual press conference hosted by Gibney.

The Kitchen to Establish Temporary Home at Westbeth During Renovation of its Own Building

As The Kitchen continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary, it begins the renovation of its Chelsea home on 19th Street and will move temporarily to Westbeth’s expansive West Side Loft.

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN AMERICAN MIRACLE

ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.

Obsidian Theatre Announces Inaugural Cohort For Ambitious New Development Program YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK

Following the announcement earlier this year that Obsidian Theatre was launching a vital new training and mentorship program supporting Black theatre creators –YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK (YGB)– the company is thrilled to unveil the inaugural cohort for the program, which has recently gotten underway and will continue through to September 2023.


Okwui Okpokwasili's next show will be for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf which opens on 4/20/2022 on Broadway.

Okwui Okpokwasili has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Okwui Okpokwasili has not appeared in the West End

Okwui Okpokwasili has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her performance in "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf".

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