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Currently, Starring as well as Associate Producer on the BET+ hit series “Black Hamptons”, recently nominated for an Image Award. Also, Recurring on both NBC’s “Kenan” and “This is Us”, while exercising her comedy by recurring on Showtime’s “Black Monday”playing Regina Hall’s Mother. Can be seen in Paramounts, Coming 2 America and Nate Parker’s, American Skin as well as the critically acclaimed film “HARRIET” for director Kasi Lemmon. She is the Executive Producer and series lead on the Bounce TV series “Saints & Sinners”. Known for her role on Showtimes’ “Shamelss” playing Carol, Shanola Hampton ‘s Mother and can also be seen in the critically acclaimed film Southside With You (playing Michelle Obama’s Mother). Directing episodes of “Saints & Sinners”.

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2 Broadway Shows Close Today

Purlie Victorious takes its final bow at the Music Box Theatre following 23 previews and 151 regular performances; and Harmony will conclude its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre following 28 previews and 96 regular performances.

Video: Netflix Drops THE VINCE STAPLES SHOW Trailer

Who's Vince Staples? Well, that's a tricky question. He's kind of famous, but he's not. He's kind of rich, but he's not. He's also kind of a criminal. But he's…not? Joining Staples in the cast are Vanessa Bell Calloway, Andrea Ellsworth, Naté Jones, Arturo Castro, Scott MacArthur, Bryan Greenberg, and Myles Bullock. Watch the video trailer now!

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren, and Melba Moore Join Talkback Series at PURLIE VICTORIOUS

A slew of stars are joining the lineup for 'Victorious Talkbacks' the series of post-show events following performances of the Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Ossie Davis starring Leslie Odom, Jr.

Photos: Leslie Odom Jr. & PURLIE VICTORIOUS Company Host Conversation at Museum of Broadway

See photos of Leslie Odom Jr. and fellow Purlie Victorious cast/creatives at the Museum of Broadway.

Photos: Drama League's Gabriel Stelian Shanks, Bevin Ross, and Bonnie Comley Celebrate Irene Gandy 

Gabriel Stelian Shanks, Bevin Ross, and Bonnie Comley were joined by The Drama League Board, staff, family, and friends to announce major gifts to The Irene Gandy Directing Assistantships.

Photos: PURLIE VICTORIOUS Welcomes Angela Bassett, Alicia Keys, Mariska Hargitay & Hilary Swank

See photos from a special Saturday Night on Broadway! The Music Box Theatre was graced by multiple celebrities on Saturday Night for the performance of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through The Cotton Patch. 

Karamu House to Present Langston Hughes' BLACK NATIVITY at Allen Theatre in December

Experience the magic of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity at Allen Theatre in December 2023. This powerful and uplifting play incorporates African traditions, gospel music, and dance, bringing the nativity story to life in a fresh and vibrant way.

Billy Porter, Nicole Ari Parker, James Ijames, and More Set For PURLIE VICTORIOUS Talkback Series

The new Broadway production Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Ossie Davis starring Leslie Odom, Jr. will host a post-show talkback series this fall at the Music Box Theatre.

PURLIE VICTORIOUS Extends Broadway Run

Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by the legendary Ossie Davis starring Leslie Odom, Jr. has announced an extension of its critically claimed Broadway run.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PURLIE VICTORIOUS

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big opening night of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!

Photos: The Cast of PURLIE VICTORIOUS Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night!

Check out photos of the cast of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch as they walk the red carpet on opening night!

PURLIE VICTORIOUS on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Purlie Victorious on Broadway. Check out all the details below!

Video: Leslie Odom Jr. Shares Why PURLIE VICTORIOUS Is a 'Very Rare Piece'

Ahead of the opening night of Purlie Victorious, Leslie Odom Jr. appeared on CBS Mornings to discuss why the play is a 'very rare piece.' Odom Jr. also discussed why the play is 'meant to be seen' and not read, how he identifies with the character, and being a producer on the show with his wife, Nicolette Robinson. Watch the video!

Interview: Noah Pyzik Shares Why PURLIE VICTORIOUS is 'Church, Group Therapy, Community & Family'

Get an inside look at Noah Pyzik's Broadway debut in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch. Discover his thoughts on landing the role and what audiences can expect from this hilarious and relevant show.

Best Broadway Shows in 2023

Not sure about which Broadway show to see in 2023? Check out a full list of what's new on Broadway and which productions to catch before they're gone for good!

Meet the Cast of PURLIE VICTORIOUS, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at The Music Box Theatre. Meet the cast of Purlie Victorious here!

Photos: See Portraits of the Company of PURLIE VICTORIOUS

Explore a collection of stunning portraits featuring the talented cast of PURLIE VICTORIOUS. Get to know the actors bringing this hit show to life.

Video: What is PURLIE VICTORIOUS All About? The Cast Explains!

What's Purlie Victorious all about? In this video, watch as Kenny Leon and cast explain!

National Black Theatre Joins PURLIE VICTORIOUS Producing Team

Learn about the exciting collaboration between National Black Theatre and the production team of PURLIE VICTORIOUS. Discover how this partnership is set to enhance the upcoming show and bring a unique experience to audiences.

OWN TV's QUEEN SUGAR Final Season Now Filming in New Orleans

'Queen Sugar” will return to OWN this fall for its seventh and final season boasting a directorial line-up of returning all-star directors, including creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay. From ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Bros. Television, the series has started production on the final episode in and around New Orleans.

Vanessa Bell Calloway FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Vanessa Bell Calloway next theatre project?

Vanessa Bell Calloway's next show will be Purlie Victorious which opens on 9/27/2023 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Vanessa Bell Calloway been in?

Vanessa Bell Calloway has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Vanessa Bell Calloway been in?

Vanessa Bell Calloway has not appeared in the West End.

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