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Valisia LeKae BIO

Broadway: Ragtime, 110 in the Shade, Three Penny Opera. Other: Almost Heave (Off-Broadway), Camelot (Lincoln Center - NY Philharmonic). Tours: All Shook Up, Mamma Mia. TV: "One Life to Live." Regional: Ragtime (Jefferson Award, Drury Lane Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Kevin Kline Award Nom), Caroline or Change, Dreamgirls, Big River and others.

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Valisia LeKae STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2023
Lavern Baker

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Diana Ross

Diana Ross [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Vivian Lorraine Taylor

Snookie (Understudy)

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Lorraine

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Performer (Swing)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer

Performer


Valisia LeKae Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 2013 - Theatre World Award

Valisia LeKae, Motown the Musical

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Valisia LeKae News


Review: The New York Pops Honored Gershwin with A CENTURY OF RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Carnegie

On Friday February 9, 2024, the New York Pops paid tribute to Gershwin’s music on the occasion of the near 100-year anniversary of “Rhapsody in Blue” (it officially hits 100 today, on February 12). Guest vocalist Montego Glover and the 78-piece New York Pops orchestra were a delight to watch.

Photos: Go Inside GERSHWIN: A CENTURY OF RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Montego Glover and The New York Pops

Check out photos from The New York Pops's celebration of the centennial of Gershwin’s masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue here!

Bryan Terrell Clark and Valisia LeKae to Join The New York Pops for HITSVILLE: CELEBRATING MOTOWN

 The New York Pops will celebrate the hits of Motown on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall joined by guest artists Bryan Terrell Clark and Valisia LeKae.

The New York Pops To Honor Clive Davis At 41st Birthday Gala

The New York Pops will honor Clive Davis at their 41st Birthday Gala, 'The Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Tribute to the Legendary Clive Davis,' at Carnegie Hall on April 29, 2024.

Photos: Go Backstage at The New York Pops' THE BEST CHRISTMAS OF ALL with Norm Lewis, Vanessa Williams, and More

Check out photos from The New York Pops' The Best Christmas of All featuring Norm Lewis here!

Photos: Go Inside THE BEST CHRISTMAS OF ALL with Norm Lewis and The New York Pops

Check out photos from The New York Pops' The Best Christmas of All featuring Norm Lewis here!

Photos: Go Backstage at the New York Pops with Kelli O'Hara, Sutton Foster, and More!

BroadwayWorld is taking you backstage at Carnegie Hall with Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Kelli O'Hara! The pair joined The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke for a one-night-only concert on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Check out the photos below!

Photos: Kelli O'Hara and Sutton Foster Share the Stage with The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall

The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke—was joined by Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Kelli O'Hara for a one-night-only concert on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the performance. Check out the photo from the performance below!

Norm Lewis to Join The New York Pops for THE BEST CHRISTMAS OF ALL at Carnegie Hall

Get ready for a magical night of music and holiday cheer as Norm Lewis joins The New York Pops for 'The Best Christmas of All' at Carnegie Hall on December 18th. Don't miss this spectacular holiday event!

Sutton Foster and Kelli O'Hara Will Join the New York Pops For One Night Only at Carnegie Hall in November

The New York Pops will be joined by Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Kelli O'Hara for a one night only concert on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

Photos: Betsy Wolfe Stars In The NEW YORK POPS UNDERGROUND CABARET At 54 Below

Tony Award nominee and Broadway favorite Betsy Wolfe headlined the annual New York Pops Underground cabaret performance on Monday, October 2, 2023 at 54 Below. Wolfe performed selections from Waitress, The Last Five Years, and & Juliet, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. See photos from the show!

The New York Pops Extends Music Director Steven Reineke's Contract Through 2027-28 Season

Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke’s contract with The New York Pops has been extended through the 2027-2028 season.

Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker to Join The New York Pops Season Opening Concert at Carnegie Hall

The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke— will open its 2023-24 season with a brand-new concert program, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker. Learn how to purchase tickets!

ROCK & ROLL MAN To Close At New World Stages On September 1 Prior To National Tour

Rock & Roll Man, starring Tony Award-nominee Constantine Maroulis and Emmy Award-winner Joe Pantoliano, will play its final performance on Friday, September 1 ahead of a national tour.

Betsy Wolfe to Star in The New York Pops Underground Cabaret at 54 Below

Get ready to be mesmerized by Betsy Wolfe as she takes the stage in The New York Pops Underground Cabaret at 54 Below. Find out when and where you can catch this special performance, and secure your tickets for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment.

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker Join 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY And More Announced At Carnegie Hall

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker will now join The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke for its season opening concert, 21st Century Broadway, on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.

Derek Klena and Ali Stroker Join The New York Pops' 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY

Don't miss out on the incredible performances by Derek Klena and Ali Stroker in The New York Pops 21ST CENTURY BROADWAY. Get all the details about this must-see event in New York City and secure your tickets now.

Video: Watch Constantine Maroulis & the ROCK & ROLL MAN Cast Perform on THE VIEW

Rock & Roll Man, starring Tony Award-nominee Constantine Maroulis, performed a medley on The View this morning. The musical celebrates the life of the trailblazing DJ Alan Freed. Watch the video of the performance now!

Jason Mraz to Join The New York Pops For One Night Only Performance at Forest Hills Stadium

Join Jason Mraz as he takes the stage at Forest Hills Stadium for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Experience the magic of his music and be captivated by his extraordinary talent. Don't miss this exclusive one night only show.

Valisia LeKae FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Valisia LeKae has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Valisia LeKae has not appeared in the West End.

Valisia LeKae has been nominated for several awards for her role in "Motown: The Musical". These include the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, the Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Theatre World Award at the Theatre World Awards, and the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards.

Valisia LeKae has won the Theatre World Award for her performance in the Broadway show "Motown the Musical". The Theatre World Awards recognize outstanding debut performances in the theater industry.

Valisia LeKae's next show will be Rock & Roll Man which opens on 6/21/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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