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[West End]
Angel Allen

New York Staged Reading, 2018

[New York]
Signature Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016

Public LAB Production, 2011

Samira Wiley Movies

[2011]The Sitter Tina

[2012]Being Flynn Asha

[2014]Rob the Mob Agent Annie Bell

[2016]Nerve Hacker Kween

[2017]Detroit Vanessa

[2018]Social Animals Lana

[2019]Vault Karyn

[2021]Breaking News in Yuba County Jonelle

Samira Wiley TV Shows

Unforgettable Gina

Person of Interest Triage Nurse

Unker & Physia Regigi

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Michelle Thompson

The Catch Nia Brooks

Drunk History Bessie Coleman

Love, Death & Robots Lieutenant Colby

[ 2013-2019]Orange Is the New Black Poussey Washington

[ 2017-2019]Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television Jessica Mathers, Detective Jessica Mathers

Will & Grace Nikki

[ 2016-2019]You're the Worst Justina Jordan, Justina

[ 2021-2022]Blade Runner: Black Lotus Officer Davis

[ 2017-2022]The Handmaid's Tale Moira Strand

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Molière in the Park Gala to Honor Samira Wiley & Jérémie Robert

Join Molière in the Park for an unforgettable evening at the OneLove OneTheater Gala, honoring Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert. Don't miss this opportunity to support Molière in the Park's mission of fostering empathy and unity through the arts.

Molière In The Park Gala Will Honor Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert

Join Molière in the Park for the OneLove OneTheater Gala honoring Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert. Enjoy Caribbean cuisine, starry performances, and support the 2023-2024 season. Tickets start at $150.

Recap the Recent Works of Thomas Kail

Thomas Kail is returning to Broadway to direct the new revival of Sweeney Todd, which is now in previews and officially opens on March 26. Here are just a few of his projects from the past decade, that you may or may not have known about!

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Complete Series to Be Released on DVD Next Month

The “Orange Is the New Black” Complete Series Collection contains every episode of the four-time Primetime Emmy® winner and its story of Piper Chapman, a public relations executive with a career, a fiancé – and a wild past involving a suitcase full of drug money. Sentenced to a federal women’s penitentiary, Piper slowly adjusts to her new reality.

Hulu Orders Dan Levy and Ally Pankiw's STANDING BY to Series

Hulu has ordered Dan Levy and Ally Pankiw’s “Standing By” to series from 20th Television Animation. The series order is on the heels of several productions from 20th Television Animation for Hulu Originals including “Solar Opposites” (which was just picked up for a fifth season), “Futurama,” and “Koala Man,” which premieres Jan. 9.

Review Roundup: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY starring Giles Terera

The play marks the UK debut of Samira Wiley, alongside a cast that includes Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Osy Ikhile, Sule Rimi and Giles Terera. So what did the critics think?

Review: BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY, National Theatre

This production, directed by Lynette Linton is nothing short of mesmerising - combining music, movement, and powerful performances to create a production that evokes truly visceral reactions within the audience.

VIDEO: Hulu Shares THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Five Teaser

Watch Hulu’s teaser for the fifth season of 'The Handmaid's Tale.' June faces consequences for killing Commander Waterford while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. The series stars Elisabeth Moss, Bradley Whitford, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, O-T Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel, Sam Jaeger.

Michael R. Jackson to Perform From A STRANGE LOOP at the GLAAD Media Awards

Michael R. Jackson will appear in a special performance from his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “A Strange Loop' during the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards will also feature Ariana DeBose presenting an honor to Judith Light, Wilson Cruz receiving the Vito Russo Award, a performance from Dove Cameron, and more.

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) have announced finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards. Finalists include Cynthia Erivo for Best Female Narrator and Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Male Narrator. Leslie Odom Jr., Annie Golden, Telly Leung, and Jason Tam are also featured on audiobooks that made the list. Check out the full list of nominations now!


The Keenan Scott II play, directed by Steven H. Broadnax III has tried its hardest to safely navigate the current health crisis, even putting the playwright on stage with script this past Tuesday evening, but eventually was not able to continue under the unfortunate conditions of Covid exposure in the city and country.

Moliere In The Park's One-Act Plays Featuring Samira Wiley & More to Premiere Tonight

Molière in the Park's free staged readings of Gaël Octavia's FAMILY, translated by Katharine Woff and Lucie Tiberghien, and Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE IMAGINARY CUCKOLD, both directed by Lucie Tiberghien, premiere tonight, Thursday, December 9 at 7pm, with an additional performance on Friday, December 10 at 7pm.

Samira Wiley Will Star in Moliere in the Park's Staged Readings of One-Act Plays

Molière in the Park, in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance and LeFrak Center at Lakeside, proudly presents free staged readings of two one-act plays, Gaël Octavia's FAMILY, translated by Katharine Woff and Lucie Tiberghien, and Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE IMAGINARY CUCKOLD, both directed by Lucie Tiberghien.

Photos: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN

Just last night Thoughts of a Colored Man officially opened on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre. We have photos from the star-studded red carpet!

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Announces New Opening Night Date of October 13th

Get full details on Thoughts of a Colored Man, the new Broadway play by Keenan Scott II and directed by Steve Broadnax III, will officially open on Wednesday, October 13th. The production is produced by Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Kandi Burruss, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Samira Wiley, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization.

Find Out Who Won at the 2021 Emmy Awards - All the Winners!

CBS and the Television Academy presented the 73rd EMMY® AWARDS, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, September 19 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network, and it is now available to stream on demand on Paramount+. Find out all of the winners!

Photos: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Celebrates the Start of Rehearsals!

Tuesday night marked the first day of rehearsals for the new Broadway play “Thoughts of a Colored Man” by Keenan Scott II. To celebrate the event, The Shubert Organization hosted a cocktail reception at their legendary JJ Shubert Penthouse atop Sardi’s Building.

Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner Complete the Cast of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN

Casting has been completed for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man with Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner joining as understudies. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 7th. 


Samira Wiley has not appeared on Broadway.

Samira Wiley has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Samira Wiley's first West End show was Blues for an Alabama Sky which opened in 2022

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