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Rebecca Naomi Jones

 
Bio:
Rebecca Naomi Jones has performed on Broadway in Oklahoma!, Significant Other, American Idiot, Passing Strange, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She just finished a run of the acclaimed new play Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater. Other NY work includes Murder Ballad at MTC (Lilly Award and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rebecca Naomi Jones has performed on Broadway in Oklahoma!, Significant Other, American Idiot, Passing Strange, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She just finished a run of the acclaimed new play Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater. Other NY work includes Murder Ballad at MTC (Lilly Award and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2022
Rosalind
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Laurey Williams
  [Off-Broadway]
St. Ann's Warehouse Production, 2018
Laurie
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2018
Kate
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company and Alley Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Urzula
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Public Works Production, 2017
Rosalind
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Vanessa
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2016
Marie Knight
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Yitzhak [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Whatsername
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Fay
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Sherry
Renata
Desi
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Sherry / Renata / Desi

Rebecca Naomi Jones Biography

Rebecca Naomi Jones has performed on Broadway in Oklahoma!, Significant Other, American Idiot, Passing Strange, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She just finished a run of the acclaimed new play Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater. Other NY work includes Murder Ballad at MTC (Lilly Award and Lucille Lortel nomination), Signature Theater's production of Big Love (Drama League nomination), The Fortress of Solitude (Public Theater), Love’s Labour's Lost (Shakespeare in the Park), Wig Out! (Vineyard Theatre), and the recent ENCORES production of God Bless You Mr. Rosewater. Earlier this Summer Rebecca also performed at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Cost of Living. Films: The Big Sick (upcoming, produced by Judd Apatow), Ratter (2014 Slamdance Film Festival Selection), Ordinary World (2015 TriBeCa Film Festival Selection), Passing Strange (Spike Lee), and the documentary Broadway Idiot. Select Television: "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "Inside Amy Schumer," "Limitless," "Difficult People," "High Maintenance" and "Blue Bloods." Solo concerts: Lincoln Center American Songbook, Apollo Cafe. Rebecca is an Associate Artist with the Civilians Theater Company and holds a BFA in Drama from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Rebecca Naomi Jones Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Rebecca Naomi Jones, Oklahoma!
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Rebecca Naomi Jones, Big Love
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Rebecca Naomi Jones, Murder Ballad
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Rebecca Naomi Jones, American Idiot

Rebecca Naomi Jones News

VIDEO: First Look at Darius de Haas, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in AS YOU LIKE IT at  Photo VIDEO: First Look at Darius de Haas, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in AS YOU LIKE IT at Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

Public Works’ musical production of AS YOU LIKE IT has returned to Central Park, bringing together its diverse ensemble of both professional actors and community members from across New York. Get a first look at footage from the production here!

Review Roundup: Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT At the Delacorte Theatre Photo Review Roundup: Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT At the Delacorte Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

The Public Theater presents its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT, running through Sunday, September 11 at The Delacorte Theatre. The production opens tonight and the reviews are rolling in. See what the critics had to say below!

Photos: First Look at Darius de Haas, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in AS YOU LIKE IT at Photo Photos: First Look at Darius de Haas, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in AS YOU LIKE IT at Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

AS YOU LIKE IT was adapted by Public Theater Artist-in-Residence Shaina Taub and Director of Public Works Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. The production began performances on Wednesday, August 10 and will run through Sunday, September 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 30. See photos here!

Student Blog: As You Like It Photo Student Blog: As You Like It
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Aug 22, 2022

Recently, I had the chance to speak with Christopher M. Ramirez, who is playing Touchstone in the Public’s musical adaptation of As You Like It, the second time the production has been staged at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. We discussed Shakespeare, the Public's mission, and even pancakes!

Previews for Free Shakespeare in the Park's AS YOU LIKE IT to Begin Next Week Photo Previews for Free Shakespeare in the Park's AS YOU LIKE IT to Begin Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

The Public Theater will begin previews for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Public Works’ AS YOU LIKE IT on Wednesday, August 10. Continuing the 60th Anniversary Season at The Delacorte Theater, Public Works’ AS YOU LIKE IT will run through Sunday, September 11, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 30.

Wake Up With BWW 7/29: First Look at the German Cast of HAMILTON, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/29: First Look at the German Cast of HAMILTON, and More!
by - Jul 29, 2022

Today's top stories include a first look at the German cast of Hamilton as they perform 'The Schuyler Sisters'. Plus, go inside the first performance of Kinky Boots off-Broadway, and more!

Photos: See Ato Blankson-Wood, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in Rehearsal for Free Shake Photo Photos: See Ato Blankson-Wood, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More in Rehearsal for Free Shakespeare in the Park's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

See the Public Works community in rehearsal for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT, beginning performances on August 10. The show officially opens on August 30 and runs through September 11. Check out rehearsal photos here!

Wake Up With BWW 7/7: STRANGER THINGS Stage Play in the Works, First Look at & JULIET Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/7: STRANGER THINGS Stage Play in the Works, First Look at & JULIET, and More!
by - Jul 7, 2022

Today's top stories include a real-life couple playing opposite one another in Company! Jeff Kready will temporarily take on the role of David, opposite his real-life wife Nikki Renee Daniels, who plays Jenny. Plus, a new Stranger Things stage play is in the works, get a first look at Broadway-bound & Juliet, and more!

Ato Blankson-Wood, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Darius de Haas & More to Star in AS YOU LIKE  Photo Ato Blankson-Wood, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Darius de Haas & More to Star in AS YOU LIKE IT at Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Public Works’ AS YOU LIKE IT, closing out the 60th Anniversary Season at The Delacorte Theater. Featuring music and lyrics by Shaina Taub and more.

THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS to Stream Tonight Photo THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS to Stream Tonight
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Distinguished artists from across the nation's entertainment industry came together at The Bourbon Room in Hollywood for The 24 Hour Musicals, the intensive theatrical endeavor where stars from Broadway, film and TV write, compose, rehearse and perform four original musicals within 24 hours. Now, the show premieres tonight on Stellar at 5:30 PT/8:30 ET and will be available through June.

Rebecca Naomi Jones Videos

VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in a New AND JUST LIKE THAT... Preview Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in a New AND JUST LIKE THAT... Preview

by Michael Major - Jan 3, 2022

Jonathan Groff plays a plastic surgery doctor who meets with Anthony (Mario Cantone) and Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) in the new episode. The new series has also featured Broadway names like Sara Ramírez, Ali Stroker, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Isabelle McCalla, Julie Halston, and more. Watch the new preview now!

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop! Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop!

by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2021

In celebration of the¬†R&H Goes Pop!¬†album drop this coming¬†Friday, March 26,¬†the video of¬†Ariana DeBose‚Äôs¬†pop-fueled reimagination of ‚ÄúShall We Dance?‚ÄĚ has been released.

VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo in the Trailer for GENIUS: ARETHA Videoplay
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.

VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP Videoplay
VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP!

by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.

Broadway Rewind: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Makes Music in Central Park Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Makes Music in Central Park

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Love's Labour's Lost arrived at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre. The Public Theater production opened on August 12.

VIDEO: Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis Perform 'Didn't It Rain' From Atlantic The Videoplay
VIDEO: Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis Perform 'Didn't It Rain' From Atlantic Theater's MARIE AND ROSETTA

by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2020

Check out this flashback video of Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kecia Lewis performing 'Didn't It Rain' from Atlantic Theater's Marie and Rosetta!

Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when American Idiot opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 422 performances. Directed by Michael Mayer, it starred John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Michael Esper, Tony Vincent, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Christina Sajous. 

VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and Videoplay
VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and More Hedwigs Perform 'Wig in a Box'

by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

During the 'Can't Cancel Pride' event, John Cameron Mitchell appeared alongside other past Hedwigs to perform 'Wig in a Box' from Hedwig and the Angry Inch!

VIDEO: AMERICAN IDIOT Original Broadway Cast Sings '21 Guns' to Celebrate 10 Year Ann Videoplay
VIDEO: AMERICAN IDIOT Original Broadway Cast Sings '21 Guns' to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2020

Stars John Gallagher Jr., Rebecca Naomi Jones, Stark Sands, and Michael Esper and the original Broadway company of American Idiot on Broadway reunite to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary!

VIDEOS: Ali Stroker and Rebecca Naomi Jones of OKLAHOMA! Perform R&H GOES POP! Tracks Videoplay
VIDEOS: Ali Stroker and Rebecca Naomi Jones of OKLAHOMA! Perform R&H GOES POP! Tracks

by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Two special R&H Goes Pop! Studio Sessions has been released, featuring Tony Award-winner Ali Stroker (Ado Annie) performing ‚ÄúThe Surrey With The Fringe On Top,‚ÄĚ and Rebecca Naomi Jones (Laurey Williams) performing ‚ÄúLonely Room.‚ÄĚ


Rebecca Naomi Jones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rebecca Naomi Jones been in?
Rebecca Naomi Jones has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Rebecca Naomi Jones been in?
Rebecca Naomi Jones has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rebecca Naomi Jones been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Oklahoma! , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Big Love Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Murder Ballad and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for American Idiot .

What awards has Rebecca Naomi Jones won?
Best Featured Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for American Idiot.

What is Rebecca Naomi Jones next theatre project?
Rebecca Naomi Jones's next show will be As You Like It which opens on 8/30/2022 on Off-Broadway.