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Syesha Mercado

 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Nabalungi [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2009
Deena Jones






Syesha Mercado News

Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 5,000 Signatures Photo Petition to Make the Apollo Theater a Broadway House Surpasses 5,000 Signatures
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2020

A petition has been created to make the Apollo Theater a Broadway house.

Davies, Smith, Simpson and Douglas Jr. Star In Michael Childers' ICONS AND IDOLS To B Photo Davies, Smith, Simpson and Douglas Jr. Star In Michael Childers' ICONS AND IDOLS To Benefit Arts In The PSUSD
by David Green - Oct 17, 2017

The Foundation for the Palm Springs Unified School District is proud to announce that Grab Your Seat: Icons & Idols, its annual benefit concert, will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7 PM at the Richards Center for the Arts (formerly Palm Springs High School Auditorium, located at 2360 Ramon Road in Palm Springs). The concert is a musical tribute to Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, George Michael, and Prince, and is presented by Michael Childers with Frank Goldstin. Tickets are $125 for front orchestra seating, $95 for middle orchestra and $75 for rear orchestra and may be purchased by calling 760-416-8455 or going to grabyourseat.net.

Nikki Renee Daniels Joins THE BOOK OF MORMON As Nabulungi
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 1, 2014

Multi-award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON welcomes a recognizable Broadway stalwart into the company in the role of Nabalungi this week, Nikki Renee Daniels.

Photo Coverage: Party with the Stars Inside the 2014 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2014

Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman returned last night to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY¬ģ AWARDS, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on the CBS Television Network. The event marked Jackman's fourth time hosting the Tonys. For a complete list of the night's winners, click here! The party continued long after the stars left Radio City Music Hall last night. BroadwayWorld was there for the annual Tony Awards Gala at the Plaza Hotel and you can go inside the night's biggest celebration below!

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 2, 2014

Winter usually isn't the busiest time of year for incoming Broadway shows, but that doesn't mean that there is any lack of fresh talent making their debuts! The Broadway Winter has arrived, and while a solid number of new faces are treading the boards, dozens more are on their way in the coming months. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below!

Nikki M. James Plays Final Performance in Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON Today
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 5, 2014

Tony winner Nikki M. James officially departs Broadway's The Book of Mormon today, December 5. James will soon star as 'Eponine' in the upcoming revival of Les Miserables, which will open at the Imperial Theatre on March 23, 2014.

Nikki M. James to Play Final Performance in THE BOOK OF MORMON on 1/5
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 30, 2013

Tony winner Nikki M. James has just announced that she will officially depart The Book of Mormon this January. She tweeted: 'I will BE making my final appearance @BookofMormon on Jan 5th. Then it's off to the barricade. #proofread #thisbook... (U know how it goes)'. James will soon star as 'Eponine' in the upcoming revival of Les Miserables, which will open at the Imperial Theatre on March 23, 2014.

BWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON Is Freakin' Awesome
by Linda Hodges - Dec 2, 2013

'The Book of Mormon' has been hailed as one of the top musicals of the decade and now through January 19, 2014, San Francisco audiences will have the opportunity to judge for themselves as to whether a musical about Mormons on a mission to win converts to the Church of Latter-day Saints deserves such an accolade.

American Idol's Syesha Mercado Is BOOK OF MORMON's Next 'Nabulungi'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 27, 2013

American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado announced today on Twitter that she will be taking over the role of Nabulungi in the Tony Award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON.

BWW Reviews: BOOK OF MORMON Brings True Ensemble Talent to Omaha
by Analisa Swerczek - Oct 16, 2013

While Book of Mormon is not necessarily a musical for everyone, it is definitely a show that opens up conversation about some very important issues and is sure to keep audiences talking for years.

Syesha Mercado Videos

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Paper Mill Playhouse's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2012

More than 20 years after its premiere, Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens are re-inventing their first musical with Tony-nominated director Thomas Kail (In the Heights, Lombardi, Magic/Bird), choreographer Bradley Rapier (So You Think You Can Dance, Jesus Christ Superstar) and new orchestrations by music director Lynne Shankel (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Altar Boyz). View highlights of the production below!

BWW TV: Preview Paper Mill's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Lynn Ahrens, Thomas Kail, Syesha Mercado and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2012

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you video interviews and performance footage from yesterday's Once On This Island press preview at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse.

STAGE TUBE: Paper Mill Playhouse Chats with Stephen Flaherty, Part 5!
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2012

Over the course of five weeks, Paper Mill Playhouse launched five short video interviews with Once on This Island composer Stephen Flaherty. Watch the fifth and final part of the interview series below!

STAGE TUBE: Paper Mill Playhouse Chats with Stephen Flaherty, Part 4!
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2012

Over the course of five weeks, Paper Mill Playhouse will launch five short video interviews with Once on This Island composer Stephen Flaherty. Watch the fourth part of the interview series below!

STAGE TUBE: DREAMGIRLS Solo Remix!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2010

Actor and performer Israel Cortez is becoming quite the YouTube sensation thanks in part to his solo remix interpretation of the powerhouse song 'It's All Over' from the film version of the musical 'Dreamgirls'. Cortez, a La Palma, California, resident, plays all the parts in the song, which is sung by Jamie Foxx, Keith Robinson, Beyonce, Anika Noni Rose and Sharon Leal as they confront Jennifer Hudson's 'Effie'.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of the DREAMGIRLS LA Opening
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 12, 2010

Dreamgirls, directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom, tells the rags-to-riches story of an up-and-coming 1960s singing girl group and the triumphs and tribulations that come with fame and fortune. The touring production is currently playing the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through April 4. BroadwayWorld brings you a look behind the scenes of the Dreamgirl's LA opening.

STAGE TUBE: BAA Brings DREAMGIRLS to Cincinnati, 6/8 - 6/20
by BWW - Mar 4, 2010

Cincinnati's Procter and Gamble Hall- Aronoff Center for the Arts will present DREAMGIRLS from June 8 through June 20, 2010.

STAGE TUBE: Stars Send Condolences to Marie Osmond at L.A. DREAMGIRLS Premiere
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2010

The premiere of Dreamgirls in Los Angeles last night, March 2, was clouded by friends of Marie Osmond mouring the loss of her son, Michael Blosil, who recently committed suicide. Stars such as Angela Bassett and Nia Long expressed their condolences to the Osmonds on ET.

BWW TV: Backstage at DREAMGIRLS with Chester Gregory
by Craig Brockman - Dec 28, 2009

Chester Gregory grabbed a flip camera and wanted to show some of the backstage 'magic' of the show. Stay tuned for more highlights....

STAGE TUBE: DREAMGIRL's Shuttle Bus from Midtown to Harlem
by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2009

The New York Post is presenting a video feature on their web site about the 'Dreamgirls Shuttle' which is taking audiences from midtown up to the Apollo Theater in Harlem to see the show...


Syesha Mercado Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Syesha Mercado been in?
Syesha Mercado has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Syesha Mercado been in?
Syesha Mercado has not appeared in the West End


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