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Shonica Gooden

 
Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bring It On. Off-Broadway: Piece of My Heart. National Tours: Bring It On, Matilda. Film: Ted 2. Thanks to Jared, family (GA & NY), and Bloc for the love and support! Phil 4:8 (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bring It On. Off-Broadway: Piece of My Heart. National Tours: Bring It On, Matilda. Film: Ted 2. Thanks to Jared, family (GA & NY), and Bloc for the love and support! Phil 4:8 (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
West Coast Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2020
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company One-Night-Only Benefit, 2018
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Season Production, 2018
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2015
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Performer

Shonica Gooden Biography

Broadway: Hamilton, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bring It On. Off-Broadway: Piece of My Heart. National Tours: Bring It On, Matilda. Film: Ted 2. Thanks to Jared, family (GA & NY), and Bloc for the love and support! Phil 4:8





Shonica Gooden News

VIDEO: HAMILTON Encourages People to Vote in 'The Election of 2022' Photo VIDEO: HAMILTON Encourages People to Vote in 'The Election of 2022'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

The cast of Hamilton has released a new video, encouraging people to vote in the upcoming election. The song is a parody of the musical's opening number, titled 'The Election of 2022', and features lyrics by Ian Weinberger, and vocals from members of the Broadway Company.

Actors' Equity Association Announces Results Of 2022 Officer And Councilor Election Photo Actors' Equity Association Announces Results Of 2022 Officer And Councilor Election
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Actors' Equity Association, the union which represents more than 51,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, announced the results of its 2022 office and councilor election.

HAMILTON on Broadway Extends Closure Through December 27 Photo HAMILTON on Broadway Extends Closure Through December 27
by Robert Diamond - Dec 24, 2021

This week's performances of Hamilton on Broadway have been cancelled due to breakthrough Covid-19 cases. 

HAMILTON Cancels This Week's Performances Due to Covid-19 Cases Photo HAMILTON Cancels This Week's Performances Due to Covid-19 Cases
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

This week's performances of Hamilton on Broadway have been cancelled due to breakthrough Covid-19 cases. 

HAMILTON on Broadway Cancels Performances Through Sunday, December 19 Photo HAMILTON on Broadway Cancels Performances Through Sunday, December 19
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

The Broadway production of Hamilton has announced that the production will suspend performances through Sunday, December 19 as part of an ongoing response to positive Covid-19 tests in the company.

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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

HAMILTON Cancels December 16 & 17 Performances Due to Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases Photo HAMILTON Cancels December 16 & 17 Performances Due to Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021

The December 16 and 17 performances of HAMILTON on Broadway have been canceled due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases. 

HAMILTON on Broadway Cancels Performance Due to Breakthrough Covid-19 Cases Photo HAMILTON on Broadway Cancels Performance Due to Breakthrough Covid-19 Cases
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2021

History won't be happening in Manhattan tonight, as the Broadway production of Hamilton has cancelled tonight's performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre due to breakthrough Covid-19 cases.

Photos: HAMILTON Returns to Broadway; Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Ham4Ham, Curtain Call, Photo Photos: HAMILTON Returns to Broadway; Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Ham4Ham, Curtain Call, and More!
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 15, 2021

The evening began with a special Ham4Ham performance from Lin-Manuel Miranda and various members of the cast. Then, go inside the theatre as Miranda gives opening remarks, and the cast takes its first bow back on stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre since March 2020.

VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night Photo VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night
by Opening Night - Sep 15, 2021

Hamilton officially reopened on Broadway last night, September 14! Check out a video of the cast taking their first bow back at the Richard Rodgers Theatre!

Shonica Gooden Videos

VIDEO: HAMILTON Encourages People to Vote in 'The Election of 2022' Videoplay
VIDEO: HAMILTON Encourages People to Vote in 'The Election of 2022'

by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

The cast of Hamilton has released a new video, encouraging people to vote in the upcoming election. The song is a parody of the musical's opening number, titled 'The Election of 2022', and features lyrics by Ian Weinberger, and vocals from members of the Broadway Company.

VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night Videoplay
VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night

by Opening Night - Sep 15, 2021

Hamilton officially reopened on Broadway last night, September 14! Check out a video of the cast taking their first bow back at the Richard Rodgers Theatre!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS

by Alan Henry - Aug 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for The Muny's production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the third show of the theatre's 103rd season. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers runs August 12 - 18.

TBT: BRING IT ON Enjoys The Trip on Opening Night! Videoplay
TBT: BRING IT ON Enjoys The Trip on Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2019

Ready? Ok! The Tony-winning musical adaptation of Bring It On officially opened at Broadway's St. James Theatre seven years ago! To celebrate the occasion, we're looking back at the show's opening night with its stars Taylor Louderman, Adrienne Warren, Ariana DeBose, Ryann Redmond, Kate Rockwell, and more! Enjoy the trip by checking out the video!

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sings Out for Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 28, 2019

Broadway Sessions recently held its 3rd annual Black History Month celebration. We invited an all star roster of Broadway talent to share songs and stories reflecting the influence, impact and legacy of black artists on Broadway and beyond. HOLY MOLY! This was one of the most incredible nights of music we have enjoyed. Beyond that it was moving, hilarious and profound. Enjoy these highlights from Broadway vets Antoine  L Smith, Soarer-Joye Ross, Storm Lever, Brennyn Lark, Judith Franklin, Phoenix Best, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Tiana Okoye, Michel Demby Cain, Imari Hardon, Avery Smith, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jennie Harney Fleming, John Edwards, Laurissa 'Lala' Romain, Shonica Gooden and Emme Kemp. We also enjoyed performances from 'Rising Stars' Richard Baskin Jr. and Aneesa Folds. OH, and maybe just an impromptu pre show performance by Tony-winning legend FAITH PRINCE! It was a good night.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 1- BRING IT ON The Musical Cheers Up Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, August 1- BRING IT ON The Musical Cheers Up Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2018

Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition. With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh sound and explosive dance with aerial stunts, this hilariously universal story is sure to be everything you hoped for and nothing like you expected.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Savion Glover-Helmed DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at E Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Savion Glover-Helmed DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at Encores! Off-Center

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2018

Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season this week (July 25 - 28) at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.

BWW TV: Savion Glover & Company Get Ready to Close Out Encores! Off-Center Season wit Videoplay
BWW TV: Savion Glover & Company Get Ready to Close Out Encores! Off-Center Season with DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE

by TV - Press Previews - Jul 17, 2018

Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.

BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Denee Benton, Christiani Pitts & More Celebrate Black History Month at Broadway Sessions!

by Ben Cameron - Feb 27, 2018

As you know, February is Black History Month. We here at Broadway Sessions wanted to take a moment to reflect on the massive impact of African American legacy on Broadway and beyond. We rallied an incredible roster of some of Broadway's most fantastic voices to speak and sing on the subject. The result was moving and hilarious and powerful and poignant. And the singing? Well, let's just say y'all aren't ready for this!

VIDEO: Stars of HAMILTON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More Celebrate 'America the Beautiful'
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2017

Broadway stars came together to celebrate America and sing out. Cast includes stars from Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, Cats, The Wiz & Spring Awakening. Watch below!


Shonica Gooden Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Shonica Gooden been in?
Shonica Gooden has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Shonica Gooden been in?
Shonica Gooden has not appeared in the West End