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Patrice Covington

 
Bio:
Emmy Award winning and Grammy award nominated Patrice Covington has been seen all over the globe with all-star Broadway casts and with her original music. Most recently she starred as Roz in the World Premiere of The Heart of Rock and Roll, a broadway bound new musical set to the hits of Rock and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Emmy Award winning and Grammy award nominated Patrice Covington has been seen all over the globe with all-star Broadway casts and with her original music. Most recently she starred as Roz in the World Premiere of The Heart of Rock and Roll, a broadway bound new musical set to the hits of Rock and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Roz
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Ensemble
Squeak
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2009
Ensemble

Photos

Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin, Rebecca Naomi Jones as Carolyn Franklin and Patrice Photo

Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin, Rebecca Naomi Jones as Carolyn Franklin and Patrice Covington as Erma Franklin Credit: National Geographic/Richard DuCree

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Date:
03/25/2020
Matt Doyle, and Patrice Covington, and Cast Photo

Matt Doyle, and Patrice Covington, and Cast

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Date:
09/12/2018
Patrice Covington as Audrey II Photo

Patrice Covington as Audrey II

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09/20/2017
Patrice Covington as Audrey II Photo

Patrice Covington as Audrey II

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09/20/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Roz

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Ensemble

Squeak

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2009
Ensemble

Patrice Covington Biography

Emmy Award winning and Grammy award nominated Patrice Covington has been seen all over the globe with all-star Broadway casts and with her original music. Most recently she starred as Roz in the World Premiere of The Heart of Rock and Roll, a broadway bound new musical set to the hits of Rock and Roll superstar Huey Lewis. Patrice also played the role of Squeak in the 2015 Tony, Emmy and Grammy award winning The Color Purple Revival. Patrice has also shined in Berry Gordy's Motown The Musical as Martha Reeves, as herself in the Broadway National Tour of Ain't Misbahvin' for which she received her first Grammy nomination, as Effie in the Broadway National Tour of Dreamgirls and The Book of Mormon. Patrice released a self-titled EP in 2011. Since then her dynamic presence has been seen both speaking and teaching on stages in the Brazil, Bahamas, Japan, France, Turkey, Germany, Italy, France, Israel and in Switzerland's renowned SEAT Music Session. Her single "Life Feels Good Right Now" and music video was featured on several international television networks. Patrice is currently a background singer for Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson and has previously sang background for Ledisi, Sam Smith, and more. She is the voice of numerous radio and television commercials and jingles! She is the creator of The Galaxy Method, aspiring artists teaching series. Patrice is currently organizing her latest purpose project The Galaxy Project, a music therapy program for incarcerated youth to heal and enhance their mental health. Patrice is also a celebrity ambassador for Kids in the Spotlight and is a proud member of the illustrious Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.




Patrice Covington News

GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney + Photo GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney +
by Ainhoa Hornero - Jun 3, 2021

La tercera temporada de la serie de National Geographic est√° protagonizada por Cynthia Erivo como la Reina del Soul.

GENIUS: ARETHA en exclusiva en Disney+ el viernes 4 de junio Photo GENIUS: ARETHA en exclusiva en Disney+ el viernes 4 de junio
by Ainhoa Hornero - Apr 29, 2021

Cyntihia Erivo ser√° la encargada de meterse en la piel de la famosa cantante

BWW Interview: Patrice Covington Talks About Playing Erma Franklin on GENIUS: ARETHA Photo BWW Interview: Patrice Covington Talks About Playing Erma Franklin on GENIUS: ARETHA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 19, 2021

Covington starred on Broadway in 'The Color Purple.' Her other stage roles include 'The Heart of Rock & Roll,' 'Motown the Musical,' 'The Book of Mormon,' and 'Dreamgirls.' 

GENIUS: ARETHA Premiere Events Will Feature a Special Performance by Cynthia Erivo Photo GENIUS: ARETHA Premiere Events Will Feature a Special Performance by Cynthia Erivo
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 1, 2021

Nat Geo's GENIUS: ARETHA doesn't arrive until, March 21, but the network is planning to tease the show in a major way. The new series, led by Tony winner Cynthia Erivo, will host premiere multi-city drive-in screening events on March 11, featuring a special performance by Erivo herself.

VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo in the Trailer for GENIUS: ARETHA Photo VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo in the Trailer for GENIUS: ARETHA
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2021

National Geographic and Cynthia Erivo (‚ÄúHarriet,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Color Purple‚ÄĚ) revealed today during the network‚Äôs TCA session the highly anticipated premiere date and official series trailer for the multiple Emmy award-winning anthology series¬†GENIUS: ARETHA.

Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today Photo Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

In celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the recording’s original release, Broadway Records has released the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl today,  February 5, 2021.

THE COLOR PURPLE To Be Released on Limited Edition Double Vinyl Record Photo THE COLOR PURPLE To Be Released on Limited Edition Double Vinyl Record
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021

Broadway Records announced today the release of the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl. It will be available on February 5, 2021.

Cynthia Erivo Unveils Key Art for GENIUS: ARETHA Photo Cynthia Erivo Unveils Key Art for GENIUS: ARETHA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 8, 2021

Cynthia Erivo marked her birthday by unveiling the exclusive key art to National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series, GENIUS: ARETHA.

Patrice Covington Releases New Rendition of 'My Favorite Things' Photo Patrice Covington Releases New Rendition of 'My Favorite Things'
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 18, 2020

Need a new favorite thing? Broadway veteran Patrice Covington (The Color Purple) has teamed with Keith Harris Experience to release a new single, a rendition of the classic 'My Favorite Things,' which is available now across all music platforms.

 Photo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

Patrice Covington Videos

VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo in the Trailer for GENIUS: ARETHA VideoVIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo in the Trailer for GENIUS: ARETHA
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2021

National Geographic and Cynthia Erivo (‚ÄúHarriet,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Color Purple‚ÄĚ) revealed today during the network‚Äôs TCA session the highly anticipated premiere date and official series trailer for the multiple Emmy award-winning anthology series¬†GENIUS: ARETHA.

VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL VideoVIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

The Old Globe has released a new video in its Flashback series! In the video, director Gordon Greenberg reflects on his high-octane work on the Huey Lewis musical The Heart of Rock & Roll, and introduces a clip from the show.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at T VideoVIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the Musical
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego. NBC San Diego gave a preview of the show, including performances by Broadway vets Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Mysteries Are Deep and Wide in Encores! BIG RIVER Featuring Nicholas Barasch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 8, 2017

First up in Encores! 2017 season is Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain's classic American novel.

BWW TV: Climb Aboard with Nicholas Barasch, Kyle Scatliffe & the Cast of Encores! BIG RIVER
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 31, 2017

First up in Encores! 2017 season is Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain's classic American novel. Big River will star Nicholas Barasch, Patrice Covington, Andrew Cristi, Wayne Duvall, Mike Evariste, Charlie Franklin, Annie Golden, Katherine A. Guy, Megan Masako Haley, Adrianna Hicks, Zachary Infante, Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kruep, John-Michael Lyles, Cass Morgan, Tom Nelis, David Pittu, Tom Alan Robbins, Horace V. Rogers, Kyle Scatliffe, Christopher Sieber, and Lauren Worsham. 

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Ladies Unite Post Election to Perform Dixie Chicks Anthem
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2016

On November 11, ten young women of the Broadway community came together in New York City's Central Park to process and express their truth. They shared this creative dialogue together and with those passing by and now with you. Below, watch as they perform the Dixie Chicks' 'Not Ready to Make Nice.'

Rob McClure, Joshua Henry & More Broadway Faves Star in 'The Oz Project' Music Video
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 26, 2016

'The Oz Project' is a love letter to THE WIZARD OF OZ and THE WIZ created by some of their diehard fans at heart. The stories are interwoven as the two classic versions are combined through their well-loved scores, and sung by some of the greatest voices on Broadway.

BWW TV: THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Belts It Out in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 7, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of The Color Purple (Antoine L. Smith, Rema Webb, Phoenix Best, Akron Watson, Carrie Compere, Adrianna Hicks, Patrice Covington, Lawrence Clayton) who performed three songs from the show: 'Push Da Button,' 'Any Little Thing,' and 'The Color Purple.' Check out highlights below!

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2016

Danielle Brooks stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and explained how her Broadway musical inspired her to pursue acting.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson & More in THE COLOR PURPLE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2015

A first look at the new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, now in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street), has just been released. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!


Patrice Covington Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Patrice Covington been in?
Patrice Covington has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Patrice Covington been in?
Patrice Covington has not appeared in the West End