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Rashada Dawan

 
Bio:
Theatre credits include The Lion King (Broadway), Big River (BoHo Theatre), The Other Cinderella (Black Ensemble Theatre), The Wiz-the Remix (Cornerstone Productions), Dreamgirls (FAMU Theatre), For Colored Girls Who Dance (B.FLI Productions, Inc.), From the Mississippi Delta (Fleetwood Jourdain ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre credits include The Lion King (Broadway), Big River (BoHo Theatre), The Other Cinderella (Black Ensemble Theatre), The Wiz-the Remix (Cornerstone Productions), Dreamgirls (FAMU Theatre), For Colored Girls Who Dance (B.FLI Productions, Inc.), From the Mississippi Delta (Fleetwood Jourdain ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Shenzi [Replacement]

Photos

Rashada Dawan, Mildred Marie Langford Photo

Rashada Dawan, Mildred Marie Langford

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03/20/2020
Yao Dogbe, Rashada Dawan, Mildred Marie Langford Photo

Yao Dogbe, Rashada Dawan, Mildred Marie Langford

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03/20/2020
Rashada Dawan and Alejandro Medina Photo

Rashada Dawan and Alejandro Medina

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09/25/2018
Emma Sipora Tyler, De'Jah Jervai, Roberta Burke, Rashada Dawan and Tyler Symone Photo

Emma Sipora Tyler, De'Jah Jervai, Roberta Burke, Rashada Dawan and Tyler Symone

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09/25/2018
Nicole Michelle Haskins and Rashada Dawan Photo

Nicole Michelle Haskins and Rashada Dawan

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09/25/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Shenzi [Replacement]

Rashada Dawan Biography

Theatre credits include The Lion King (Broadway), Big River (BoHo Theatre), The Other Cinderella (Black Ensemble Theatre), The Wiz-the Remix (Cornerstone Productions), Dreamgirls (FAMU Theatre), For Colored Girls Who Dance (B.FLI Productions, Inc.), From the Mississippi Delta (Fleetwood Jourdain Theatre), I Am That I Am(AOP Productions) and Aida (Bailiwick Chicago).




Rashada Dawan News

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside Postponed Production of INTIMATE APPAREL at Northligh Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside Postponed Production of INTIMATE APPAREL at Northlight Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 20, 2020

In 1905, a black seamstress named Esther sews her way out of poverty stitch by delicate stitch, creating fine lingerie for her Manhattan clientele while longing for a husband and a future. She finds common ground with a Jewish fabric merchant, a relationship they both know cannot grow.

INTIMATE APPAREL Comes to Northlight Photo INTIMATE APPAREL Comes to Northlight
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2019-2020 season with Intimate Apparel, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Tasia A. Jones. Intimate Apparel runs March 12 a?" April 19, 2020 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8pm.

Northlight Theatre Presents INTIMATE APPAREL Photo Northlight Theatre Presents INTIMATE APPAREL
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2019

Northlight Theatre continues its 2019-2020 season with Intimate Apparel, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Tasia A. Jones. Intimate Apparel runs March 12 a?" April 19, 2020 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8pm.     

Northlight Theatre to Host Benefit Event ART TRANSFORMS: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF THE Photo Northlight Theatre to Host Benefit Event ART TRANSFORMS: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF THE POWER OF COMMUNITY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director, Timothy J. Evans, presents Art Transforms: A Musical Celebration of the Power of Community, featuring performances by Lucy Godinez, Rashada Dawan, and Molly Hernandez. The event will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from 6:00pm-8:00pm at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave in Evanston.

The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting for MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Photo The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting for MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019

It's time to escape the zoo and head to the stage! The musical twist on the blockbuster DreamWorks motion picture, MADAGASCAR a?" A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, comes to life for children of all ages at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from October 4 to December 29, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m.

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Photo Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.

VIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre Photo VIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Live a day in the life of this ever lovable and outspoken first grader with the premiere of Junie B. Jones, The Musical, at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire. Running from July 12 to August 11, 2019, with press opening on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m., this special one-hour presentation explores the wonderful works of Barbara Park's beloved best-selling books. Created by the team who brought Dear Edwina to the stage-Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich-and developed into a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical by TheatreworksUSA, Junie B. Jones, The Musical is directed and choreographed by Johanna McKenzie Miller, with musical direction by Ellen Morris.

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting For 45th Season Photo Northlight Theatre Announces Casting For 45th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2019

Northlight Theatre announces casting for its 45th season, opening with Mother of the Maid by Jane Anderson, directed by BJ Jones and featuring Kate Fry (Isabelle Arc), Kareem Bandealy (Jacques Arc), Hayley Burgess (Moniqueus Joan), Ricardo Gutierrez (Father GilbertChamberlainGuardScribe), Casey Morris (Pierre Arc), Grace Smith (Joan Arc) and Penelope Walker (Lady of the Court).

The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL Photo The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019

Live a day in the life of this ever lovable and outspoken first grader with the premiere of Junie B. Jones, The Musical, at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire. Running from July 12 to August 11, 2019, with press opening on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m., this special one-hour presentation explores the wonderful works of Barbara Park's beloved best-selling books. Created by the team who brought Dear Edwina to the stage-Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich-and developed into a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical by TheatreworksUSA, Junie B. Jones, The Musical is directed and choreographed by Johanna McKenzie Miller, with musical direction by Ellen Morris.

Chris' Birthday Belt Fest Returns To Raise Money For Howard Brown Center Photo Chris' Birthday Belt Fest Returns To Raise Money For Howard Brown Center
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019

Jeff Award-winning director and HIV+ activist Christopher Pazdernik presents the 5th installment of Chris' Birthday Belt Fest, an annual benefit concert for Howard Brown Health, Monday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.Tickets are $30, in advance; $40, at the door on the night of the performance, and are available at GreenHouseTheater.org or by calling 773.404.7336. The performance is suitable for all ages and runs two hours with one intermission.

Rashada Dawan Videos

VIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Live a day in the life of this ever lovable and outspoken first grader with the premiere of Junie B. Jones, The Musical, at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire. Running from July 12 to August 11, 2019, with press opening on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m., this special one-hour presentation explores the wonderful works of Barbara Park's beloved best-selling books. Created by the team who brought Dear Edwina to the stage-Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich-and developed into a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical by TheatreworksUSA, Junie B. Jones, The Musical is directed and choreographed by Johanna McKenzie Miller, with musical direction by Ellen Morris.

VIDEO: Escape the Zoo and Watch Highlights from MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

It's time to escape the zoo and head to the stage! The musical twist on the blockbuster DreamWorks motion picture, MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, comes to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, now through April 15, 2017, with a press opening on March 4 at 10 a.m. BroadwayWorld has a look at highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: Escape the Zoo and Watch Highlights from MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

It's time to escape the zoo and head to the stage! The musical twist on the blockbuster DreamWorks motion picture, MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE, comes to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, now through April 15, 2017, with a press opening on March 4 at 10 a.m. BroadwayWorld has a look at highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Disney's THE LION KING at the Pantages
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages.

STAGE TUBE: Happy New Year from THE LION KING National Tour Cast
by Stage Tube - Dec 31, 2012

The National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING leaps onto the SHN Orpheum Theatre stage now through January 13, 2013. THE LION KING returns to San Francisco for the first time since its triumphant 43-week run at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in 2004. The cast of the National Tour took a moment to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Click below!