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Tracy Nicole Chapman

 
Bio:
Currently developing “Nightbirds” musical. Original Broadway Cast: The Lion King (Shenzi), Caroline or Change (Radio), Into The Woods Revival (Florinda), The Music Man Revival (Ethel Toffelmeir), The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen U/S) and The Life. Other Broadway Credits: How to Succeed In ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Currently developing “Nightbirds” musical. Original Broadway Cast: The Lion King (Shenzi), Caroline or Change (Radio), Into The Woods Revival (Florinda), The Music Man Revival (Ethel Toffelmeir), The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen U/S) and The Life. Other Broadway Credits: How to Succeed In ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015
Urchin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Performer
The Radio
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
The Radio
The Radio
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Florinda
Witch (Understudy)
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival (Pre-Broadway), 2002
Florinda
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Ethel Toffelmier
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Shenzi
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing)
Queen (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble/Other Roles
Ensemble
Local Lass
The Gypsy (Understudy)

Tracy Nicole Chapman Biography

Currently developing “Nightbirds” musical.

Original Broadway Cast: The Lion King (Shenzi), Caroline or Change (Radio), Into The Woods Revival (Florinda), The Music Man Revival (Ethel Toffelmeir), The Who’s Tommy (Acid Queen U/S) and The Life.
Other Broadway Credits: How to Succeed In Business…

Off Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon) 2015 Encores City Center starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene. Caroline or Change (Radio) The Public Theatre

National Tours: Jelly’s Last Jam (Hunnie #1) Dir. George C. Wolfe, Once On This Island (Swing) Dir. Graciela Daniel

Background Vocalist: Jessica Simpson, Vanessa Williams, Heather Headley, Phoebe Snow, The B Side Players, Lisa Lisa

Regional: Running Man (Miss Look) Dir. Diane Paulus, Lonesome Traveler (The Muse) Rubicon Theatre, Dreamgirls: Dir. Obba Babatundé, The Who’s Tommy Germany (Acid Queen) Dir. Des. McAnuff

Film/Television: “The Wrong Coast” (Julie Wyvern) and “Across The Universe.” Daytime Emmy Awards, The Tonight Show, Tony Awards.

Recordings include: Caroline or Change, Into The Woods, The Music Man, The Lion King, The Who’s Tommy, Vanessa Williams, Clay Aiken, Lil’ Louis and the World

Tracy’s voice can be heard in Grand Theft Auto V and numerous commercials. She is a Music Producer and Songwriter honored by the International Songwriting Competition.




Tracy Nicole Chapman News

Video: Tenacious D Performs Medley of Songs From THE WHO'S TOMMY Photo Video: Tenacious D Performs Medley of Songs From THE WHO'S TOMMY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

On a recent episode of The Howard Stern Show, Tenacious D’s Jack Black and Kyle Gass covered songs from The Who’s album “Tommy” including “Pinball Wizard,” “There’s a Doctor,” and “Smash the Mirror.”

Cast Members of THE LION KING & DEAR EVAN HANSEN Join Hear Your Song, Nonprofit Empow Photo Cast Members of THE LION KING & DEAR EVAN HANSEN Join Hear Your Song, Nonprofit Empowering Kids with Serious Illnesses
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

Hear Your Song, a national nonprofit based in New York City has released The Adventure of Zippy Junior, a video mini-musical written by 12-year-old Zippy and starring members of the original Broadway cast of The Lion King and the current Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Minskoff Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Minskoff Theatre! Learn about the stars to have graced the Minskoff stage, including Debbie Reynolds, Debbie Allen, Bette Midler, Glenn Close & more; the theater's longest-running show, The Lion King, and much more!

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF H Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2020

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

Jake Gyllenhaal Returns to Broadway! Take a Look Back on the Actor's Accomplished Car Photo Jake Gyllenhaal Returns to Broadway! Take a Look Back on the Actor's Accomplished Career on the New York Stage
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal is currently making his Broadway return in Sea Wall/A Life!

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

BWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Kennedy Center
by Charles Shubow - Apr 26, 2019

From the beginning strumming of the electric guitars (Manny Moreira, Jim Roberts and Paul Henry) from the fabulous Kennedy Center Orchestra's 8-piece orchestra (Joe Mowart on Drums, Geoffrey Pilkington on Horn, and on Keyboards Michael Gacetta, Anthony Nalker, and Alex Tang) I was hooked. I had a perpetual smile on my face watching this spectacular production under the Direction of Josh Rhodes who also did the superb Choreography.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017.

BWW Interview: Tracy Nicole Chapman Rehearsing SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! at Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Jul 19, 2017

Actress/singer Tracy Nicole Chapman is best known for originating the role of Shenzi in the Broadway production of The Lion King. She also appeared on Broadway in The Who's Tommy, Caroline, or Change and Cy Coleman's The Life. Other theatre credits include the Broadway revivals of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Music Man, and Into the Woods. She also toured with Jelly's Last Jam, Dreamgirls and Once on This Island. She is about to star in a world premiere musical Shout, Sister, Shout! about the life of gospel singer Rosetta Tharpe. Chapman took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the musical and playing Rosetta Tharpe.

Tracy Nicole Chapman Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center

by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, with book by Cheryl West (Play On!). Click below for a sneak preview at the talented ensemble!

STAGE TUBE: 'Suddenly, Seymour!' Ellen Greene and Jake Gyllenhaal Perform LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Duet at ENCORES!
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2015

Suddenly, footage! BroadwayWorld has procured part of a recording from this summer's ENCORES! production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Below, watch stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene sing the sweet duet, 'Suddenly, Seymour.'

STAGE TUBE: An Audrey for the Ages- Watch Ellen Greene Sing from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

Just last month, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taran Killam, Eddie Cooper, and more took the stage with original Little Shop of Horrors star Ellen Greene to perform in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic musical. Below, check out a clip of Greene as she performs Audrey's classic Act 1 ballad, 'Somewhere That's Green.'

BWW TV: Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala; Watch Highlights of Ebersole, Cerveris, Gleason, Zien & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2014

Dramatists Guild Fund Executive Director Rachel Routh and Board President Gretchen Cryer hosted their annual gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, earlier this week on October 27 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The Gala is the most critical fundraising event for the Dramatists Guild Fund, the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. The evening paid tribute to legendary writers and recognizes their significant contributions to American theater.


Tracy Nicole Chapman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tracy Nicole Chapman been in?
Tracy Nicole Chapman has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Tracy Nicole Chapman been in?
Tracy Nicole Chapman has not appeared in the West End