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Saidah Arrika Ekulona

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Productions, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Mama Nadi
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Lotty
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Lady Montague
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Kay
Others
Kay, and others
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Allison/ Mother/ Inmate #2/ Devora/ Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Eunice Hubbell

Photos

Kevin Greer & Saidah Arrika Ekulona Photo

Kevin Greer & Saidah Arrika Ekulona

From: 
Date:
01/27/2017
Saidah Arrika Ekulona & Kevin Greer & Yolonda Ross Photo

Saidah Arrika Ekulona & Kevin Greer & Yolonda Ross

From: 
Date:
01/27/2017
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Anna Chlumsky, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Elizabeth Rodriguez, Kevin  Photo

Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Anna Chlumsky, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Elizabeth Rodriguez, Kevin Greer, Trevor Long, John Doman, Yolonda Ross & Chris Chalk

From: 
Date:
01/27/2017
Diane Davis and Saidah Arrika Ekulona. Photo

Diane Davis and Saidah Arrika Ekulona.

From: 
Date:
08/05/2016
Diane Davis and Saidah Arrika Ekulona.  Photo

Diane Davis and Saidah Arrika Ekulona.

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Date:
08/05/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Productions, 2011
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Mama Nadi

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Lotty

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Lady Montague

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Kay

Others

Kay, and others

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Allison/ Mother/ Inmate #2/ Devora/ Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Eunice Hubbell


Saidah Arrika Ekulona Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined
 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actress Gold Star
Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined

Saidah Arrika Ekulona News

VIDEO: Roberta Colindrez, Molly Ephraim & More Star in A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Series T Photo VIDEO: Roberta Colindrez, Molly Ephraim & More Star in A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Series Teaser
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

A League of Their Own evokes the spirit of Penny Marshall's classic, while taking a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it. The series stars Roberta Colindrez (Fun Home), Molly Ephraim (Into the Woods), and more.

2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded to Benedict Lombe for LAVA Photo 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded to Benedict Lombe for LAVA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Benedict Lombe for her debut play Lava. In a special presentation at Shakespeare's Globe in London, the Blackburn Prize judges presented Lombe with a cash prize of $25,000, and a signed limited-edition print by renowned artist Willem de Kooning, created especially for the Prize. 

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Announces 2022 Finalists Photo The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Announces 2022 Finalists
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize today announces 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights - now in its 44th year .

Hugh Dancy, Kathleen Chalfant, Noah Galvin, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on June 2 Photo Hugh Dancy, Kathleen Chalfant, Noah Galvin, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on June 29
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will premiere on Tuesday, June 29th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances.

Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADIS Photo Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADISE LOST Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.

Noah Galvin, James Lapine and More Collaborate In Return Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL  Photo Noah Galvin, James Lapine and More Collaborate In Return Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues made a triumphant return last night with their nineteenth all-new edition! A group of stage and screen's finest writers and actors came together (virtually, of course) to write, rehearse, perform and produce 14 original pieces in just 24 hours.

Noah Galvin, James Lapine, Patrick Wilson and More Join Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR Photo Noah Galvin, James Lapine, Patrick Wilson and More Join Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues are back tonight with an all-new edition! A group of stage and screen's finest writers and actors will come together (virtually, of course) to write, rehearse, perform and produce 15 original pieces in just 24 hours.

VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ashley Park And More Star In THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOG Photo VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ashley Park And More Star In THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues' seventh edition last night was one for the books! A group of the best actors in the business were paired with celebrated writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM on, 24 new monologues were published, one every 15 minutes.

VIDEO: Watch MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 29, 2020

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) with Plays In The House: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD: Conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein (Jayne Atkinson, Andréa Burns, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Michael Gill, Justin Guarini and Jane Kaczmarek) and tonight (8pm) for the 85th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards (Will Arbery, David Byrne, Adam Feldman, Jeremy O. Harris, Michael R. Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Deirdre O'Connell, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon).

Santino Fontana, Rita Wilson and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Photo Santino Fontana, Rita Wilson and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues has an incredible lineup in store for its seventh edition tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. A group of the best actors in the business have been paired with celebrated writers, who've worked through the night to create unique pieces especially for them.

Saidah Arrika Ekulona Videos

VIDEO: Roberta Colindrez, Molly Ephraim & More Star in A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Series T VideoVIDEO: Roberta Colindrez, Molly Ephraim & More Star in A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Series Teaser
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

A League of Their Own evokes the spirit of Penny Marshall's classic, while taking a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it. The series stars Roberta Colindrez (Fun Home), Molly Ephraim (Into the Woods), and more.

STAGE TUBE: MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD Company Talks New Primary Stages Production
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2011

Primary Stages will present the New York premiere of Motherhood Out Loud, conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein. Directed by Lisa Peterson, the cast will feature Mary Bacon, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Randy Graff and James Lecesne. On press day, August 23, the cast spoke to Givenik about the new show. Hear what they have to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Blackwell, Bell, Vogel Create 'It Gets Better' Video For BC/EFA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2010

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS, and Broadway Impact present Broadway's 'It Gets Better' video featuring 63 members of the New York theatrical community speaking to LGBTQ youth.

STAGE TUBE: The Public Theater's OTHELLO Preview Video
by Eddie Varley - Sep 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Saturday, September 12 for the first production of the 2009-2010 Season, OTHELLO, directed by Peter Sellars. This highly-anticipated contemporary production, featuring John Ortiz as Othello and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Iago, will play for 23 performances only at NYU Skirball Center. Single tickets are on sale now.


Saidah Arrika Ekulona Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Saidah Arrika Ekulona been in?
Saidah Arrika Ekulona has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Saidah Arrika Ekulona been in?
Saidah Arrika Ekulona has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Saidah Arrika Ekulona been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ruined , Performance (Obie Awards) for Ruined Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Ruined and Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Ruined .

What awards has Saidah Arrika Ekulona won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Ruinedand Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for Ruined.