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Rosetta LeNoire

 
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Date of Birth: August 08, 1911
Date of Death: March 17, 2002 (90)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1983
Rheba
  [Broadway]
1975
Della
  [Broadway]
1974
Mady
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1973
Negro Woman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Woman
  [Broadway]
1972
Registered Nurse (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1972
Grace Kumalo
  [Broadway]
1968
Meg
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1966
Queenie
  [Broadway]
1966
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Ma Maloney
Ma Maloney (The Alley Gang)
  [Broadway]
1964
Mother Henry
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1964
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Essie Belle Johnson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Mollie
  [Off-Broadway]
1961
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1961
Madame Scarlatina (Oldest Trick)
Grandmother (Bible Salesman)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Clara
  [Off-Broadway]
1956
Christine
  [Broadway]
1956
Matumbi
  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1955
2nd Sharecropper
Third Sharecropper
  [Broadway]
1951
Rose Bolton
  [Broadway]
1947
Stella
  [Broadway]
1944
Stella
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Peep-Bo

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Founder

Writing

Source Material


Rosetta LeNoire Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1993 - Performance Gold Star
Rosetta LeNoireSpecial Award
 
The Lortels - 1991 - Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Gold Star
Rosetta LeNoire

Rosetta LeNoire News

Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUIL Photo Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!

Developmental Readings of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST to be Presented by Amas Musical The Photo Developmental Readings of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST to be Presented by Amas Musical Theatre This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, in association with Jeremiah James and Rashad V. Chambers, will present developmental lab readings of It Happened In Key West in the Elaine Castilla Orbach Studio at The Theater Center. There will be two performances: Thursday, October 27th at 2:00 and Friday, October 28th at 1:00pm.

Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 1 Photo Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 1
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Oct 16, 2022

Today's question is: Who has worn the most hats on Broadway- director, producer, writer, actor, etc.? Here are a few folks that could hold a record for the 'number of hats' they've worn on Broadway shows. Part one includes those who have worn four or five hats on Broadway shows and part two will include those who have held even more positions than that!

Amas Musical Theatre Announces 5th Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Lyric Photo Amas Musical Theatre Announces 5th Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Lyricists
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre announced the fifth year of The Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant to be given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist.

West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way' Photo West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

City Councilman Keith Powers, former Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former acting students of Wynn Handman and maybe a star or two will gather Monday, September 12 at 11:00 AM on the southeast corner of 7th Avenue and 56th Street for the naming of West 56th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues as Wynn Handman Way.

Kennedy Caughell, Jelani Remy, Lana Gordon & More to Star in MOZART: HER STORY ‚Ä" TH Photo Kennedy Caughell, Jelani Remy, Lana Gordon & More to Star in MOZART: HER STORY ‚Ä" THE NEW MUSICAL Staged Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

Timeless Stage & Screen, Amas Musical Theatre and¬†The Amas Musical Theatre Lab¬†will present staged readings of¬†MOZART: HER STORY ‚Äď THE NEW MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by¬†Tegan Summer¬†and music and additional lyrics by¬†Gregory Nabours.

Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MńÄYńÄ - A New Musical in A Photo Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MńÄYńÄ - A New Musical in August
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MńÄYńÄ, a new musical, with book and music by Eric Sorrels and book and lyrics by Cheeyang Ng.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER, New Musical By Paul Gordon, Will Receive Two-Week De Photo THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER, New Musical By Paul Gordon, Will Receive Two-Week Developmental Lab
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre, in association with Jim Kierstead and Broadway Factor, will present a two-week developmental lab of The Gospel According to Heather, a new musical with a book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

NAATCO's QUEEN to Begin Performances the A.R.T./New York Mezzanine Theatre This Frida Photo NAATCO's QUEEN to Begin Performances the A.R.T./New York Mezzanine Theatre This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

NAATCO will present the inaugural production of the NAATCO National Partnership Project, Queen, written by playwright and screenwriter Madhuri Shekar (House of Joy) and directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, which will begin performances Friday June 10th at the A.R.T./New York Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street), continuing through July 1st only. 

Listen: Michael R. Jackson and Rona Siddiqui Talk A STRANGE LOOP on THE DRAMATISTS GU Photo Listen: Michael R. Jackson and Rona Siddiqui Talk A STRANGE LOOP on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Listen now to the special A Strange Loop episode of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, available today. This special episode features Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award nominated A Strange Loop composer, lyricist and writer Michael R. Jackson and music director Rona Siddiqui in conversation with host Christine Toy Johnson.

Rosetta LeNoire Videos

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie

by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck Videoplay
VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck

by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of MSMT and Fulton's Reimagined GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

The 'nationally regarded' Maine State Music Theatre and Fulton Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of GHOST THE MUSICAL, beginning tonight, June 8 through June 25.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek at highlights and behind the scenes below!


Rosetta LeNoire Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rosetta LeNoire been in?
Rosetta LeNoire has appeared on Broadway in 21 shows.

How many West End shows has Rosetta LeNoire been in?
Rosetta LeNoire has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rosetta LeNoire been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Special Award and Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels) .

What awards has Rosetta LeNoire won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Special Awardand Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels).

How many shows has Rosetta LeNoire written?
Rosetta LeNoire has written 1 shows including Bubbling Brown Sugar (Source Material).