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Shahadi Wright Joseph

 
Bio:
From Brooklyn, NY. Began her career as a Fisher Price infant print model, and at age two started training with Purelements: An Evolution in Dance. She is a member of the Voices of Trey Concert Choir at Trey Whitfield School, and made her Broadway debut as Young Nala. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
From Brooklyn, NY. Began her career as a Fisher Price infant print model, and at age two started training with Purelements: An Evolution in Dance. She is a member of the Voices of Trey Concert Choir at Trey Whitfield School, and made her Broadway debut as Young Nala. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Little Inez

Photos

Adrienne Walker, Joshua Henry, Alexander Bello, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Trevor Jackson Photo

Adrienne Walker, Joshua Henry, Alexander Bello, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Trevor Jackson, and Tracee Beazer

From: 
Date:
02/03/2022
Shahadi Wright Joseph and Alexander Bello Photo

Shahadi Wright Joseph and Alexander Bello

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Date:
02/03/2022
Hans Zimmer, Chance The Rapper, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD  Photo

Hans Zimmer, Chance The Rapper, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD McCrary, Director/Producer Jon Favreau, Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, Keegan-Michael Key, Florence Kasumba, and Eric Andre

From: 
Date:
07/10/2019
 Billy Eichner, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD McCrary, Seth Rogen, Florence Kasumba, Dona Photo

Billy Eichner, Shahadi Wright Joseph, JD McCrary, Seth Rogen, Florence Kasumba, Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key and Eric André Photo by Kwaku Alston

From: 
Date:
07/08/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Little Inez

Shahadi Wright Joseph Biography

From Brooklyn, NY. Began her career as a Fisher Price infant print model, and at age two started training with Purelements: An Evolution in Dance. She is a member of the Voices of Trey Concert Choir at Trey Whitfield School, and made her Broadway debut as Young Nala.





Shahadi Wright Joseph News

LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW Photo LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

This episode has it all! In this episode he takes us through his career, life journey, and inside scoop from his favorite productions.

YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month Photo YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

 In honor of Women’s History Month, BroadwayHD is celebrating some of Broadway’s iconic female characters with new titles coming to the platform including Yentl from Yentl, Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Tracy from Hairspray Live!.

Review Roundup: THE TAP DANCE KID at City Center Encores! Photo Review Roundup: THE TAP DANCE KID at City Center Encores!
by Review Roundups - Feb 3, 2022

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the production also includes new tap sequences by choreographer Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). Broadway's Joseph Joubert (Caroline or Change) will guest music direct The Tap Dance Kid.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores! Photo VIDEO: Watch Highlights from THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2022

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the production also includes new tap sequences by choreographer Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). Broadway's Joseph Joubert (Caroline or Change) will guest music direct The Tap Dance Kid.

Photos: First Look at THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores! Photo Photos: First Look at THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 3, 2022

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE TAP DANCE KID in Rehearsals! Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE TAP DANCE KID in Rehearsals!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2022

New York City Center will soon kick off the 2022 Encores! Season on February 2 - 6 with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the production also includes new tap sequences by choreographer Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). Broadway's Joseph Joubert (Caroline or Change) will guest music direct The Tap Dance Kid.

Listen: James Monroe Iglehart Talks HAMILTON, FSL & More on TAKE A BOW Photo Listen: James Monroe Iglehart Talks HAMILTON, FSL & More on TAKE A BOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

James Monroe Iglehart joined this past week's episode of Take A Bow. This episode has it all! From Jaw-dropping facts you never knew about shows he’s been in, to hilarious jokes, comments sprinkled in from the witty Iglehart. Listening to James reflect on his Tony Award Winning role of Genie in Aladdin is something you don’t want to miss. 

Joshua Henry, Adrienne Walker & More Join Encores! THE TAP DANCE KID Photo Joshua Henry, Adrienne Walker & More Join Encores! THE TAP DANCE KID
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2021

New York City Center today announced additional casting for the 2022 Encores! Season as part of the full calendar of events for City Center‚Äôs 2021 ‚Äď 2022 Season. The productions launch Lear deBessonet‚Äôs first season as Encores! Artistic Director, alongside Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and Encores! Producing Creative Director Clint Ramos.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of TREVOR: THE MUSICAL Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of TREVOR: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

Trevor: The Musical opened last night at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street, near 9th Avenue). The 19-member company of Trevor: The Musical includes Holden William Hagelberger as Trevor, Mark Aguirre, Aaron Alcaraz, Ava Briglia, and more.

LISTEN: Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire Talk EDGE OF THE WORLD on TAKE A BOW Podcast Photo LISTEN: Ethan Slater and Nick Blaemire Talk EDGE OF THE WORLD on TAKE A BOW Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021

Tony nominee Ethan Slater and Drama Desk Nominee Nick Blaemire joined Take A Bow on the eve of the launch of their new project, Edge of the World. The two have teamed up to create a new concept album as the composers and stars of the album.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores! VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from THE TAP DANCE KID at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2022

New York City Center just kicked off the 2022 Encores! Season with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the production also includes new tap sequences by choreographer Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). Broadway's Joseph Joubert (Caroline or Change) will guest music direct The Tap Dance Kid.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE TAP DANCE KID in Rehearsals! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE TAP DANCE KID in Rehearsals!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2022

New York City Center will soon kick off the 2022 Encores! Season on February 2 - 6 with The Tap Dance Kid, featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick, and a book by Charles Blackwell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the production also includes new tap sequences by choreographer Jared Grimes (After Midnight) and a concert adaptation by Lydia Diamond (Stick Fly). Broadway's Joseph Joubert (Caroline or Change) will guest music direct The Tap Dance Kid.

VIDEO: Get a Look Inside Jordan Peele's US VideoVIDEO: Get a Look Inside Jordan Peele's US
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2019

After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut, Get Out, Academy Award¬ģ-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he has written, directed and produced.

VIDEO: Watch Yourself in the New Trailer for US VideoVIDEO: Watch Yourself in the New Trailer for US
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2019

Universal Pictures has released the newest trailer for US, a new nightmare from the mind of Academy Award Winner Jordan Peele, Writer & Director of Get Out.

VIDEO: Jordan Peele Releases Terrifying Trailer for US VideoVIDEO: Jordan Peele Releases Terrifying Trailer for US
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2018

After sending shockwaves across contemporary culture and setting a new standard for provocative, socially-conscious horror films with his directorial debut,¬†Get Out, Academy Award¬ģ-winning visionary Jordan Peele returns with another original nightmare that he has written, directed and produced.

VIDEO: Watch the First Teaser Trailer for the Live-Action THE LION KING - Coming in 2 VideoVIDEO: Watch the First Teaser Trailer for the Live-Action THE LION KING - Coming in 2019!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

First look! The first teaser was just release for the live action adaption of Disney's THE LION KING featuring an all-star cast from stage, screen and the music world. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Who Will Have to Wait to Be King? Saturday Night Live Shares Screen Tests of T VideoVIDEO: Who Will Have to Wait to Be King? Saturday Night Live Shares Screen Tests of THE LION KING Hopefuls
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2017

'The Lion King' is one of the most highly anticipated live action remakes on the way, especially following the exciting casting news. But who didn't make the cut? Saturday Night Live has a handful of Hollywood's A-Listers who tried their paws at the leading roles and didn't quite succeed.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Brings Down the House with Latest 'I Know Where I've Been'
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2017

Jennifer Hudson is once again taking the world by storm as she blows the roof off of venues with her rendition of 'I Know Where I've Been,' which she first performed as part of NBC's 'Hairspray Live!' This time she took the stage at an FYC event at the Television Academy, check out the video below!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: They Know Where They've Been- Kristin Chenoweth & Neil Meron Reminisce About HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 26, 2017

Just a few months ago, Kristin Chenoweth was complaining about the new girl and singing about her time as Miss Baltimore Crabs as Velma Von Tussle in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Now she has joined producer Neil Meron to reminisce about the experience with BroadwayWorld and SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Check out the full interview below!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Taking on Empowering Role in HAIRSPRAY LIVE
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

Jennifer Hudson recently sat down with GoldDerby to have a conversation about what it was like taking on the iconic role of Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's Hairspray Live. Hudson describes the role as deeply empowering and very relevant to times today. She also touches on the difficulties in taking on a role that so many greats have played before her and how she brought her own experiences into the character. Check out the full interview for more.