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Native to Detroit, MI, Raena White is a compelling Actress and Singer whose powerful voice and personality leaves her audiences wanting more. Raena made her Broadway Debut in the Internationally acclaimed musical, CHICAGO, as the iconic “Matron Mama Morton”. She has also toured the US/Canada with Disney’s The Lion King. One of her favorite regional productions was Dreamgirls at the Marriott Theatre, where she was nominated for Chicago’s prestigious Jeff Award for her portrayal of Effie White. Raena has performed in numerous concerts at the historic Birdland in NYC, Feinstein’s/54 Below, Sony Hall and GreenRoom 42 to name a few. Moreover, she has toured abroad, mesmerizing international audiences in various concerts and performances. Alumna of The University of Michigan, Raena is also a Wife and Mom to 3 incredible boys. Between her passion, captivating demeanor, and tenacity, Raena continuously raises the bar with every remarkable performance.

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Raena White STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ensemble

Ginger

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron [Replacement]


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Julie Halston, Liz Callaway, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer & More to Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

Broadway stars will take center stage in 14th Anniversary Benefit for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Exclusive: SOME LIKE IT HOT Celebrates the Holidays with Carols For A Cure

Cast members from the cast of Some Like It Hot came in to record  Sleigh Ride under the Musical Direction of Mat Eisenstein with a new arrangement and orchestration by Darryl Archibald. 

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.

SOME LIKE IT HOT Announces Broadway Closing Date

The most award-winning musical of the 2022-2023 season, SOME LIKE IT HOT has announced a closing date at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre before it launches a national tour and West End production.

J. Harrison Ghee Out of SOME LIKE IT HOT for At Least 6 Weeks to Undergo Surgery

J. Harrison Ghee, the talented star of 'Some Like It Hot,' will be taking a temporary leave from the show to undergo surgery. Find out which performances will be affected and how long Ghee is expected to be away from the production. Stay updated with the latest news on this medical leave and its impact on the 'Some Like It Hot' cast.

Photos: Eden Espinosa, The Cast of TITANIQUE, And More Take The Stage In BROADWAY SINGS CELINE DION At Sony Hall

This week, Broadway Sings presented its first brand new concert in over two years at Sony Hall, Broadway Sings Celine Dion. The show featured a starry cast of Broadway performers belting out original arrangements of Dion’s hits, accompanied by an 11-piece orchestra. A show featured a special performance from original cast members of the award-winning off-Broadway show Titanique. See photos from the concert!

Marla Mindelle & TITANIQUE Cast Members Join BROADWAY SINGS CELINE at Sony Hall

Prepare to be captivated as Marla Mindelle and the talented cast of Titanique deliver a breathtaking homage to the legendary Celine Dion. Experience the magic of Broadway as these stars pay tribute to an icon.

Photos: The Cast of SOME LIKE IT HOT Celebrates 250 Performances on Broadway

Last night, July 18, the company of SOME LIKE IT HOT celebrated their 250th performance at the Shubert Theatre. Check out photos of the cast posing to celebrate!

Photos: KIMBERLY AKIMBO, SOME LIKE IT HOT & More Take The Stage For Broadway in Bryant Park, Week 1

Today's performances The Book of Mormon, Kimberly Akimbo, Some Like It Hot, and Wicked take the stage at Broadway at Bryant Park! See photos from today's show below!

SOME LIKE IT HOT's Raena White To Make Solo Debut At Joe's Pub

After many years of performing in music venues around New York City with such composers as Pasek & Paul, Lyons & Pakchar, Shaiman & Wittman; Raena White will make her long awaited solo debut on August 14, 2023, at 9:30pm at the famed Joe's Pub.

Lorna Courtney, Eden Espinosa, Jessica Vosk & More to Star in BROADWAY SINGS CELINE DION at Sony Hall

The Broadway Sings concert series has revealed the lineup for its first new installment in two years: Broadway Sings Celine Dion. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Video: J. Harrison Ghee Opens Up About Making Broadway History With SOME LIKE IT HOT on CBS' 'Road to the Tonys'

Tony-nominated Some Like It Hot star J. Harrison Ghee sat down on CBS Mornings to conclude their 'Road to the Tonys' series. Ghee and Shucked star Alex Newell are the first opening non-binary performers to ever be nominated at the Tony Awards. Ghee opened up about making Broadway history with the nomination. Watch the video!

Photos: Go Inside The 2nd Annual BLACK WOMEN ON BROADWAY Awards!

The second annual Black Women On Broadway awards were held this week in New York and the star-studded event included appearances from the organization's founders, Danielle Brooks, Jocelyn Bioh, and Amber Iman and Broadway luminaries NaTasha Yvette Williams, Tonya Pinkins, Crystal Lucas Perry, LaChanze, Audra McDonald and more! See who else turned out to celebrate Black women on Broadway in the photos below!

Video: Watch J. Harrison Ghee Sing 'You Coulda Knocked Me Over With A Feather' From SOME LIKE IT HOT

Watch J. Harrison Ghee Sing 'You Coulda Knocked Me Over With A Feather' from Some Like It Hot!

ROSEN & CARTER PRESENT: SOME LIKE IT CUT, Andrew Kober, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. 

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Listen: SOME LIKE IT HOT Original Broadway Cast Recording Is Available Now

Concord Theatricals Recordings has released Some Like It Hot (Original Broadway Cast Recording) on streaming and digital platforms worldwide, with CD and vinyl now available for preorder. Listen to the full album here!

SOME LIKE IT HOT Director Casey Nicholaw To Step Into The Production Tonight!

Tonight, the company of Some Like It Hot will welcome an unexpected understudy as their Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Casey Nicholaw, steps into the production as Spats Colombo.

Video: SOME LIKE IT HOT Sizzles In the Official 'Let's Be Bad' Music Video!

See J. Harrison Ghee and Kevin Del Aguila lead the stellar company of Some Like It Hot through the show-stopper, 'Let's Be Bad' as the show records its original cast album! Check out the the official music video for the song!

Photo: Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Visit SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway!

Check out a photo of Hillary and Chelsea Clinton visiting Some Like It Hot on Broadway!

Raena White FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Raena White has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Raena White has not appeared in the West End.

Raena White's next show will be Some Like It Hot which opens on 12/11/2022 on Broadway.

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