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Shamika Cotton

 
Bio:
Shamika Cotton (she/her) - Sandra in Hard (SLOTH) - is best known for her controversial portrayal of Michael's drug addicted mother (Raylene Lee) on HBO's "The Wire". Off-Broadway: "Bullet for Adolf" (directed by Woody Harrelson); "Ain’t Supposed to Die…"(Classical Theatre of Harlem – Drama ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Shamika Cotton (she/her) - Sandra in Hard (SLOTH) - is best known for her controversial portrayal of Michael's drug addicted mother (Raylene Lee) on HBO's "The Wire". Off-Broadway: "Bullet for Adolf" (directed by Woody Harrelson); "Ain’t Supposed to Die…"(Classical Theatre of Harlem – Drama ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere , 2021
Sandra in Hard
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Fate
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Performer

Shamika Cotton Biography

Shamika Cotton (she/her) - Sandra in Hard (SLOTH) - is best known for her controversial portrayal of Michael's drug addicted mother (Raylene Lee) on HBO's "The Wire". Off-Broadway: "Bullet for Adolf" (directed by Woody Harrelson); "Ain’t Supposed to Die…"(Classical Theatre of Harlem – Drama Desk Nomination). Regional: "Still Asking For It"(Joe's Pub); “Citizens Market” (City Theatre-World Premier), “The Revolutionists” (City Theatre); "Black Odyssey" (Denver Center Theatre - Originating Cast); "Broke-ology" (Kansas City Repertory Theatre). TV/Film: Equalizer (CBS); Prodigal Son (FOX); Blue Bloods (CBS); New Amsterdam (NBC); Elementary (CBS) The Good Fight (CBS); Forever (ABC); Gotham (FOX); Law & Order: Original, SVU & CI; "The Sun is Also a Star"; "Pariah"; "Frank the Bastard"; Training: MTB Studio.




Shamika Cotton News

Starz Renews P-VALLEY for Third Season Photo Starz Renews P-VALLEY for Third Season
by Michael Major - Oct 20, 2022

Based on her play Pussy Valley, creator Katori Hall (Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hot Wing King, Olivier Award-winning The Mountaintop and Broadway's Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) serves as showrunner and executive producer. Dante Di Loreto also serves as an executive producer on the series. Lionsgate Television produces “P-Valley” for STARZ.

Photos: Megan Thee Stallion Makes Guest Appearance in P-VALLEY on Starz
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

Check out photos from from Megan Thee Stallion’s appearance in last night’s penultimate episode of “P-Valley” season two. The Grammy winner, who also wrote and recorded the original song featured in the episode, entitled “Get It On The Floor,” was seen in the role of Tina Snow on the critically acclaimed STARZ drama.

VIDEO: STARZ Releases P-VALLEY Season Two Teaser Photo VIDEO: STARZ Releases P-VALLEY Season Two Teaser
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

STARZ releases the new teaser trailer for season two of its critically acclaimed series “P-Valley,” a kaleidoscopic story of a little-strip-club-that-could located down deep in the Mississippi Delta, and the big characters who enter its doors. Watch the teaser trailer for the new season now!

Photos: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Hosts Closing Picnic Photo Photos: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Hosts Closing Picnic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Seven Deadly Sins, under the direction of Moisés Kaufman, featured a titillating collection of keenly observed works from the country’s most provocative playwrights.

VIDEO: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Opens in NYC's Meatpacking District - Show Extension Announc Photo VIDEO: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Opens in NYC's Meatpacking District - Show Extension Announced!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2021

Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live have announced that due to overwhelming demand, their production of Seven Deadly Sins, which opened last night, is extending by one-week. The sexy outdoor theatrical experience which has been electrifying New York City’s Meatpacking District must end its limited engagement on Sunday, July 25.

Review Roundup: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Brings Inner Demons Outdoors- See What the Critics  Photo Review Roundup: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Brings Inner Demons Outdoors- See What the Critics Are Saying!
by Review Roundups - Jun 29, 2021

The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience set in New York City's Meatpacking District opened tonight, Tuesday, June 29.

Photo Flash: The Tectonic Theater Project & Madison Wells Live Present SEVEN DEADLY S Photo Photo Flash: The Tectonic Theater Project & Madison Wells Live Present SEVEN DEADLY SINS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021

The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District is now in previews ahead of a Tuesday, June 29 official opening night.

SEVEN DEADLY SINS Starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Shuga Cain and More to Begin Perform Photo SEVEN DEADLY SINS Starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Shuga Cain and More to Begin Performances Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

The Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live production of Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District begins performances tomorrow, June 22 ahead of a Tuesday, June 29 official opening night. 

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Shuga Cain Joins the Cast of SEVEN DEADLY SINS Photo RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Shuga Cain Joins the Cast of SEVEN DEADLY SINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

Drag sensation Shuga Cain, the beloved season 11 contestant of the Emmy Award-winning reality television series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” will be the Mistress of Ceremonies in Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District. 

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Brandon J. Ellis, Tricia Alexandro, Shavanna Calder and More to Photo Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Brandon J. Ellis, Tricia Alexandro, Shavanna Calder and More to Star in SEVEN DEADLY SINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Today, Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live announced casting for Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District.

Shamika Cotton Videos

VIDEO: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Opens in NYC's Meatpacking District - Show Extension Announc Videoplay
VIDEO: SEVEN DEADLY SINS Opens in NYC's Meatpacking District - Show Extension Announced!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2021

Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live have announced that due to overwhelming demand, their production of Seven Deadly Sins, which opened last night, is extending by one-week. The sexy outdoor theatrical experience which has been electrifying New York City’s Meatpacking District must end its limited engagement on Sunday, July 25.

STAGE TUBE: Woody Harrelson Chats BULLET FOR ADOLF on 'Colbert'
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2012

Woody Harrelson appeared on last night's 'The Colbert Report' on Comedy Central to discuss his new Off-Broadway play, BULLET FOR ADOLF. During the interview, the actor managed to unbutton his shirt to casually reveal a bit of advertising for the show. Check out the appearance below!

BWW TV: Woody Harrelson-Helmed BULLET FOR ADOLF- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2012

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will receive its American premiere tonight, August 8. Directed by Harrelson-Academy Award nominee for The Messenger and The People vs. Larry Flynt-the show began performances on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The production is scheduled to play through Sunday, September 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Woody Harrelson Chats BULLET FOR ADOLF on 'The View'
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2012

Woody Harrelson visited ABC's THE VIEW yesterday to talk about his new Off-Broadway comedy BULLET FOR ADOLF now in previews at New World Stages. The Academy Award-nominee was joined by the play's co-writer Frankie Hyman who talked about his friendship with Harrelson. Check out the clips below!

BWW TV: Woody Harrelson & Co. Introduces BULLET FOR ADOLF to New York!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2012

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will receive its American premiere this summer. Directed by Harrelson (Academy Award® nominee - The Messenger, The People vs. Larry Flynt), performances will begin Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages in anticipation of an official opening on August 8, 2012. The production is scheduled to play through September 9, 2012. Woody Harrelson and the Bullet company met the press today, June 26, and BroadwayWorld was there to chat with the team. Click below to hear all about the exciting new production.