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Wonu Ogunfowora

 
Bio:
Broadway debut, Hallelu! Past credits: Second National/International tour of Sister Act: The Musical plus productions at Maine State and North Shore Music Theatre. Additional credits: Hairspray, All Shook Up, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, among others. Endless gratitude to the creatives, KMR, Dodgers, Tara ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway debut, Hallelu! Past credits: Second National/International tour of Sister Act: The Musical plus productions at Maine State and North Shore Music Theatre. Additional credits: Hairspray, All Shook Up, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, among others. Endless gratitude to the creatives, KMR, Dodgers, Tara ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
2021
Rapunzel
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Stacey
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Ciaro
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble
Young Mary Ellen
Brooklyn
Duckling Donna (Understudy)
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Mary Ellen
Brooklyn
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer (Swing)
Jane (Understudy) [Replacement]

Wonu Ogunfowora Biography

Broadway debut, Hallelu! Past credits: Second National/International tour of Sister Act: The Musical plus productions at Maine State and North Shore Music Theatre. Additional credits: Hairspray, All Shook Up, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, among others. Endless gratitude to the creatives, KMR, Dodgers, Tara Rubin Casting, and loving friends and family.





Wonu Ogunfowora News

Original Musical MARIAN Starring Emilie Kouatchou & More to Have Additional Invite-On Photo Original Musical MARIAN Starring Emilie Kouatchou & More to Have Additional Invite-Only Readings This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

Liquid Theatre Collective and Randy Donaldson, Executive Producer, will present two additional private, invitation only readings of MARIAN, an original musical based on the life of world-renowned contralto, Marian Anderson.

Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Music Circus Photo Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Music Circus
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

The Color Purple comes to Sacramento August 23-28. Check out all new production photos here!

BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio Photo BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio
by Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2022

The artists of diversity in cabaret and concert are ready and willing to work - they just need to be invited to the table.

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW Announces Performances Through the End of April Photo FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW Announces Performances Through the End of April
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents  some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more  information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 

Full Cast Announced For Danny Feldman's HIDE AND SEEK At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Full Cast Announced For Danny Feldman's HIDE AND SEEK At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, announces the full cast of Danny Feldman's 'HIDE AND SEEK'. Hide and Seek plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) April 1, 2022 at 9:30pm.  

NEWSIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo NEWSIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Jerusha Cavazos, Gilbert Bailey & More to Join VASTHY AND FRIENDS at The Green Room 4 Photo Jerusha Cavazos, Gilbert Bailey & More to Join VASTHY AND FRIENDS at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

On February 19th, 4 PM ET Tracee Beazer (Tap Dance Kid) Jerusha Cavazos (The Prom) , Gilbert Bailey (Beetlejuice), Wonu Ogunfowora (Baby One More Time) Divinity Roxx (Divi Roxx Kids) Onieka Phillps (Black No More) Mason Granger (Mayhem Poets) join Mompoint for the virtual event of the year!

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Mo Photo VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Month Show
by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated its 6th Annual Black History Month Show on February 17, co-hosted by Ben Cameron & Imari Hardon, in celebration of Black excellence, impact, influence and legacy on Broadway and beyond.

BWW Review: BROADWAY SESSIONS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre Celebrates Black History Photo BWW Review: BROADWAY SESSIONS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre Celebrates Black History Month In Style
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 5, 2022

An exceptional cast of Broadway performers from the community of black actors gathered together to celebrate an important month in all our lives with a special night of musical entertainment.

BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month, February 3 Photo BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Black History Month, February 3
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show returns to The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, February 3.

Wonu Ogunfowora Videos

VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Mo Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Excellence with 6th Annual Black History Month Show

by Ben Cameron - Feb 12, 2022

Broadway Sessions celebrated its 6th Annual Black History Month Show on February 17, co-hosted by Ben Cameron & Imari Hardon, in celebration of Black excellence, impact, influence and legacy on Broadway and beyond.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute

by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA! Videoplay
BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA!

by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Priceand choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTL Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA

by TV - Press Previews - Jul 15, 2019

Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring  cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, Deborah S. Craig, Raymond J. Lee, Sarah Lynn Marion, Destinee Rea, and Sevan Greene. Watch below as they sing 'Why I Love Football,' 'What We've Got,' and Clairvoyant.'

BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER!

by Ben Cameron - Nov 23, 2018

There was no shortage of HOT STUFF when the cast of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical visited Broadway Sessions recently. The multi faceted cast, including Storm Lever, Afra Hines, Wonu Ogunfowora, Anissa Felix, Jody Reynard, Ken Robinson, Kristin Yancy, Judith Franklin, Aaron Krohn shared their favorite tunes that went way beyond disco. Audience members had the opportunity to learn choreography from the hit show and to interact with the cast. One audience member even dazzled the cast with a custom gown made entirely of Summer 'fans'! But that's just the sort of thing that happens at Broadway Sessions.Enjoy these highlights, including our magnificently talented Rising Stars Caitlin Gallogly and Sarah Goodman.

BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER M Videoplay
BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 24, 2018

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street. We're taking you inside the big night with the cast! Watch the video below!

BWW TV: Donna Discos to Broadway! Watch Highlights from SUMMER Videoplay
BWW TV: Donna Discos to Broadway! Watch Highlights from SUMMER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2018

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opens tonight at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! The three actresses who play the role of musical icon Donna Summer are Tony Award winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island) as 'Diva Donna,' Ariana DeBose (A Bronx Tale, Hamilton) as 'Disco Donna' and Storm Lever(Freaky Friday) as 'Duckling Donna.'

VIDEO: The Queen is Back! Watch LaChanze and the Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUS Videoplay
VIDEO: The Queen is Back! Watch LaChanze and the Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL on THE TODAY SHOW!

by Macon Prickett - Apr 16, 2018

The cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical performed on the TODAY show this morning! The show is set to open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway on April 23, 2018.

BWW TV: Watch SUMMER Cast Make Final Preparations for Broadway; Previews Begin Tomorr Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch SUMMER Cast Make Final Preparations for Broadway; Previews Begin Tomorrow!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2018

Performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday March 28, for SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical on Broadway. SUMMER will open on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street on April 23, 2018.


Wonu Ogunfowora Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Wonu Ogunfowora been in?
Wonu Ogunfowora has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Wonu Ogunfowora been in?
Wonu Ogunfowora has not appeared in the West End