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Most well known as NCIS Special Agent Sonja Percy on NCIS: New Orleans, Grant's earlier theater work includes The Public Theater's 2010 productions of Measure for Measure, The Winter's Tale, and The Merchant of Venice.

Grant originated the role of Cassandra in Christopher Durang's comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike since the beginning of the show's development as a one-act play.[10] She performed alongside Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, Genevieve Angelson, and Billy Magnussen in the world-premiere at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ from September to October 2012 before moving to the Lincoln Center Theatre in an off-Broadway run October 2012 to January 2013. The show's success continued with a Broadway run and Grant's Broadway debut March through August 2013.

In 2012, she appeared in The Philanderer for the off-Broadway Pearl Theatre Company and the world-premiere of Kirsten Greenidge's play Luck of the Irish at the Huntington Theatre Company.

Grant was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play in 2013 for her performance as Cassandra in the comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The play won the Tony for Best Play as well as the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. She also won the 2013 Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.

She returned to The Public Theater in 2017 for the Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Shalita Grant STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Revival, 2017
Hermia

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2013
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Pearl Theatre Company Production, 2012
Sylvia Craven

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer



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Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & More to Reunite for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Staged Reading

Bartlett Sher will direct a staged reading of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, featuring original cast members. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season 3 of YOU on Netflix

In Season 3, Joe and Love, now married and raising their baby, have moved to the balmy Northern California enclave of Madre Linda, where they’re surrounded by privileged tech entrepreneurs, judgmental mommy bloggers and Insta-famous biohackers.

Netflix Sets YOU Season 3 Release Date

The show stars Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg and Victoria Pedretti as Love Quinn-Goldberg. Season three follows their new life moving to Northern California after the birth of their son.

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Lincoln Center Theater Announces Free Streams From the Archives; VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Launch First

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will inaugurate PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES, streamed recordings of outstanding LCT productions in their entirety, as part of its LCT Spotlight Series. PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES will kick off on Thursday, March 18 with Christopher Durang’s VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SEARCH PARTY Season Four

In SEARCH PARTY season four, Dory (Alia Shawkat) is held prisoner by her psychotic stalker Chip (Cole Escola), who is determined to make Dory believe that they are best friends.

Casting Announced For Center Theatre Group's Second Annual L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival

Center Theatre Group has announced casting for the second annual L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival: New Plays Forged in L.A., a one-day event at the Kirk Douglas Theatre celebrating some of the freshest and most thrilling voices in modern American theatre. The festival will take place on June 29 from 1 to 9 p.m. with readings of three new plays by three L.A. Writers' Workshop participants from throughout the program's 14-year history. The readings include "Campaign" by Laura Jacqmin, directed by Monty Cole; "Sleeping Giant" by Steve Yockey, directed by Michael Matthews; and "Confederates" by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Goldie Patrick.

The LA Phil And Dudamel Kicked Off The Centennial Season With The Opening Night Gala & Concert: California Soul

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel ushered in the orchestra's Centennial season with a celebratory Opening Night Concert & Gala, California Soul, Thursday, September 27, 7 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The festive evening featured singers Chris Martin of Coldplay, who brought Dudamel and the LA Phil's YOLA musicians to the 2016 Super Bowl, and Corinne Bailey Rae, who performed at the Hollywood Bowl earlier this year.

BWW Review: Director Lear deBessonet's Luscious, Lusty and Laugh-Out-Loud Funny A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

It was fifty years ago that The Summer of Love attracted throngs of lunatics, lovers and poets to New York's Central Park in a free-spirited embrace of life's passions and pleasures. That same spirit is now joyously celebrated in the park's Delacorte Theater, where director Lear deBessonet's luscious, lusty and laugh-out-loud funny production of Shakespeare's fantasy comedy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM offers an evening of ravishing enchantment.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opened last night, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below!

Photo Coverage: On a Midsummer Night, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Celebrates Opening!

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opened last night, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!

Review Roundup: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Starring Annaleigh Ashford, Danny Burstein, and More at Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opened last night, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. Let's see what the critics had to say...

BWW TV: Watch Magical Highlights from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opens tonight, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below!

BWW Interview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM's Shalita Grant Talks Return to Theater

'It's a gift to come back. Shakespeare's hard,' Grant says of her return to theater. She hasn't performed Shakespeare since 2011 and hasn't been on a stage since 2014. 'I feel like an artist again.'

Free in NYC: Theatre to Check Out This August!

Need an escape before the end of the summer? Low on cash? We've gotcha covered. Instead of an expensive getaway, let theatre be your way to get away. The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park has become one of New York City's most cherished summer traditions, offering free performances at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre all summer long, but it is far from the only frugal theatre option this month. Below, check out where you can find free performances in New York City, all August long!

Photo Flash: First Look at Annaleigh Ashford, Phylicia Rashad and More in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet, began previews on Tuesday, July 11 and runs through Sunday, August 13 with an official press opening on Monday, July 31. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Public Theater's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Alight at the Delacorte Next Week

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, today, July 11. Directed by Obie Award winner and The Public's Founder of Public Works and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, and choreography by Chase Brock, the show will run through Sunday, August 13 and officially open on Monday, July 31.

BWW Interview: De'Adre Aziza is a Midsummer Night's Dreamer

Aziza, who plays Hippolyta in a Shakespeare in the Park production, says her character is a fierce feminist in this comedy of errors.

The Public Theater's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Alight at the Delacorte Next Week

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, on Tuesday, July 11. Directed by Obie Award winner and The Public's Founder of Public Works and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, and choreography by Chase Brock, the show will run through Sunday, August 13 and officially open on Monday, July 31.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal with Annaleigh Ashford, Phylicia Rashad and More for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet, begins performances on Tuesday, July 11 and runs through Sunday, August 13, with an official press opening on Monday, July 31. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

Shalita Grant FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Shalita Grant has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Shalita Grant has not appeared in the West End.

Shalita Grant has been nominated for the Theatre World Award for her performance in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" and for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for the same show.

Shalita Grant has won the Theatre World Award for her performance in the Broadway production of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike." The Theatre World Awards recognize outstanding debut performances in New York City theater.

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