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Wydetta Carter

 
Bio:
Marriott Theatre: Footloose, The Bridges of Madison County, Little Shop of Horrors. Chicagoland credits include Porgy and Bess (Court Theatre), Menopause the Musical (Apollo Theatre), Unspeakable (Broadway Playhouse) Hats! The Musical (Royal George Theatre). Other favorites include The Bikinis ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Marriott Theatre: Footloose, The Bridges of Madison County, Little Shop of Horrors. Chicagoland credits include Porgy and Bess (Court Theatre), Menopause the Musical (Apollo Theatre), Unspeakable (Broadway Playhouse) Hats! The Musical (Royal George Theatre). Other favorites include The Bikinis ... (read complete bio)
 

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Terry Hamilton and Wydetta Carter Photo

Terry Hamilton and Wydetta Carter

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06/30/2017
Wydetta Carter and Kathy Voytko Photo

Wydetta Carter and Kathy Voytko

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06/26/2017
Wydetta Carter and Terry Hamilton Photo

Wydetta Carter and Terry Hamilton

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06/26/2017
 

Wydetta Carter Biography

Marriott Theatre: Footloose, The Bridges of Madison County, Little Shop of Horrors.

Chicagoland credits include Porgy and Bess (Court Theatre), Menopause the Musical (Apollo Theatre), Unspeakable (Broadway Playhouse) Hats! The Musical (Royal George Theatre). Other favorites include The Bikinis (The Hippodrome Theatre), Hairspray (Alhambra Theatre), All Shook Up (LTOS), Festival of The Lion King (Hong Kong-Disney) and The Trojan Women (Shakespeare Theatre of D.C.). Enjoyed being Sr. Hubert in Nunsense, Nunsensations and Nuncrackers.




Wydetta Carter News

BWW Review: RAISIN Brings Heart & Soul to Milwaukee's Skylight Music Theatre Photo BWW Review: RAISIN Brings Heart & Soul to Milwaukee's Skylight Music Theatre
by Kelsey Lawler - Apr 14, 2022

For a moving musical portrait of 1950s Black American life, Raisin is certainly one to see.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team for RAISIN Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team for RAISIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

 Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for Raisin, running April 8-24, 2022. Raisin is an uplifting musical adaptation of the award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. Raisin won the 1974 Tony Award and the 1975 Grammy Award for Best Musical.

Spring Cabaret Announced At The Old Town School Of Folk Music Photo Spring Cabaret Announced At The Old Town School Of Folk Music
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2022

This Spring, Chicago Cabaret Professionals is presenting two unique concerts ‚ÄĒ Musical Mondays ‚ÄĒ that showcase the talents of more than 25 local cabaret artists. The all-ages concerts will be at Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood.¬†

Actors' Equity Association Names Alvin Vincent, Jr. New Executive Director Photo Actors' Equity Association Names Alvin Vincent, Jr. New Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2021

Actors' Equity Association, the national union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has named Alvin Vincent, Jr. to be its 12th executive director. He assumes the role on February 1. 

Alvin Vincent, Jr. Named Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association Photo Alvin Vincent, Jr. Named Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 22, 2021

Actors’ Equity Association, the national union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has named Alvin Vincent, Jr. to be its 12th executive director. He assumes the role on February 1. 

KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month Photo KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

The first ever Tony Award winner for Best Musical, based on the book by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, is to be directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. In a twist of fate, Miller will make her mainstage directorial debut at the Marriott Theatre roughly 20 years after making her acting debut under the very same spotlight. Musical direction for this production is led by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  

Chicago Cabaret Announces Season 2 Of CABARET BEAT - Music & Conversation Photo Chicago Cabaret Announces Season 2 Of CABARET BEAT - Music & Conversation
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2021

Season 2 of the online series Cabaret Beat ‚Äď Music & Conversation, launches on October 10 with eight additional episodes being presented through February 27, 2022. ¬†

Actors' Equity Association Names Wydetta Carter as Union's New First Vice President Photo Actors' Equity Association Names Wydetta Carter as Union's New First Vice President
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

The council of Actors’ Equity Association has selected Wydetta Carter to serve as the union’s first vice president, the seat designated for principal actors. A resident of Chicago and Equity member for over thirty years, Carter was first elected to council representing the Central Region in 2017.

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Presents CABARET BEAT- MUSIC & CONVERSATION Photo Chicago Cabaret Professionals Presents CABARET BEAT- MUSIC & CONVERSATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021

Chicago Cabaret Professionals will present¬†new online series that combines interviews and performances by cabaret veterans and new performers.¬†Cabaret Beat ‚Äď Music & Conversationwill be hosted by singer/actor Wydetta Carter, and will feature two artists each week for the half hour show.¬†

Kate Shindle Voted to Remain President of Actors Equity Association Photo Kate Shindle Voted to Remain President of Actors Equity Association
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 19, 2020

Election results are in! Actors Equity Association members have voted and Kate Shindle will remain the National President of the organization. Dee Hoty will serve as Eastern Regional Vice President and Kelley Faulkner as Central Regional Vice President. 

Wydetta Carter Videos

VIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2019

The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to welcome back ten-time Jeff Award-winning director Gary Griffin to helm the exhilarating smash hit FOOTLOOSE, running April 10 through June 2, 2019 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on a true story and the 1984 classic film, FOOTLOOSE is a compelling story of teenage rebellion and celebrating life through music and dance. Jeff Award-winning choreographer William Carlos Angulobrings dance to life in the round, with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: Watch "One Second and a Million Miles" from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at T VideoVIDEO: Watch "One Second and a Million Miles" from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott Theatre
by Alan Henry - Aug 2, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running now through August 13, 2017 with a press opening tomorrow, June 28, at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running now through August 13, 2017 with a press opening tomorrow, June 28, at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!