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Yvette Ganier STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Viney

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Tonya (Standby)


Yvette Ganier Awards and Nominations


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Obie Awards - 2002 - Performance

Yvette GanierBreath, Boom

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Cast Set For MESSY WHITE GAYS and SHANGHAI SONATAS at Vassar College

Vassar College has announced additional casting for the highly anticipated 38th Powerhouse Theater Season, which continues through Sunday, July 28. Learn more about the cast here!
Powerhouse Theater At Vassar College Announces Initial Casting For 38th Season

Vassar College has announced initial casting for the 38th Powerhouse Theater Season, featuring Jessica Darrow, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ngozi Anyanwu, Florencia Lozano, Purva Bedi, Michael Oloyede, and more.
Hartford Stage Announces The Cast Of Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP

Hartford Stage has announced the cast of Agatha Christie's indelible murder mystery, The Mousetrap. Directed by Jackson Gay (Make Believe, 2018) performances of this twist-filled thriller will begin on October 13 at the Tony Award-winning theater in downtown Hartford. Opening Night is scheduled for October 21, 2022.
YOU WILL NEVA ENTER OUR HIGH HOLY LAND OF BLACKNESS-HIYA! Will Get a Staged Reading in August

Concord Thearicals & Samuel French OOB Festival Presents the staged reading of Cece Suazo’s play You Will Neva Enter Our High Holy Land of Blackness-HIYA! 
Photos: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere of SUPERHERO

Houses on the Moon Theater Company has announced, today, Yvette Ganier (Jitney, King Hedley II), has joined the cast for the World Premiere of SuperHero, a new play written by Ian Eaton, developed with and directed by Warren Adams.  Ms. Ganier replaces the previously announced Valisia LeKae.
Photos: Sara Bareilles Performs at Roundabout Gala Honoring Chita Rivera

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored the great Chit Rivera at its 2022 Gala 'Paint the Town' at the Ziegfield Ballroom in New York City. The evening celebrated Ms. Rivera's contribution to the theater and include the presentation of The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre.
Mervyn Rothstein's AMERICAN LIVES Comes to the Guild Hall Stage in March

 The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) is happy to welcome to the Guild Hall stage a one-night-only, benefit reading of American Lives: Two One-Act Plays by Mervyn Rothstein (former chief theater reporter and theater editor at The New York Times, former columnist for Playbill Magazine, former member of the Tony Awards Nominating Committee.) This evening of theatre will be directed by Tyrone Henderson (founder Quick Silver Theater Company).
BWW Review: THE OCTOBER STORM Lights Up Hudson Stage at Whippoorwill Theatre

Mr. Allen has serious issues here to litigate -- children abandoned by a parent, Veterans abandoned by their government, wives abandoned by unfaithful spouses -- but the inevitable downers of life are entertainingly leavened by graceful, easy-flowing humor that springs not from punchy one-liners, but from the personality of the characters.
The Orchard Project Announces 2021 Labs, Projects, and Participants

The Orchard Project today announced its 2021 programs as well as the names of participating artists and companies.
Negro Ensemble Presents A Virtual 10 Minute Play Competition in October

On Friday, October 9 at 8:00 PM, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) will live stream the second installment of its NEC Zoom Short Play Series, 'This World Was Made for All Men--And Women,' a ten-minute play competition to be live streamed from Contra Studios, 122 W. 26th Street, Manhattan. 
HSC Announces The Cast Of THE OCTOBER STORM

HUDSON STAGE announces the cast of its world premiere of the riveting and provocative new play by Joshua Allen, THE OCTOBER STORM.
Conch Shell New Works Reading Series Brings Caribbean-American Writers To NYC Audiences

Conch Shell Production presents CONCH SHELL NEW WORKS READING SERIES showcasing stage readings of 3 new plays written by 3 Caribbean-American writers: Magaly Colimon-Christopher, Nelson Diaz-Marcano, and Phanesia Pharel.
Conch Shell New Works Reading Series Brings Caribbean-American Writers To NYC Audiences

Conch Shell Production presents CONCH SHELL NEW WORKS READING SERIES showcasing stage readings of 3 new plays written by 3 Caribbean-American writers: Magaly Colimon-Christopher, Nelson Diaz-Marcano, and Phanesia Pharel.
Casting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT Reading At RAVE Theater Festival

Rave Theater Festival's reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. announces cast. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com.
Casting Announced For FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT at RAVE Theater Festival

Rave Theater Festival's reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. announces cast. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com.
RAVE Theater Festival Presents FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT Reading

The Rave Theater Festival will present a reading of FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, a new American play by Ofem Ajah, M.D. Obie award-winning actress Yvette Ganier ('Breath, Boom', 'Jitney', 'Gem of the Ocean') will direct. The reading starts at 12:30 Wednesday, August 21st at Teatro SEA, at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, located at 107 Suffolk Street, 1st Floor in Manhattan. The reading is free and open to the public. Please R.S.V.P to ofema753@gmail.com.
Red Bull Theater Announces Cast for THE NINTH ANNUAL SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their ninth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Kia Corthron and Marcus Gardley, alongside six brand new plays that have been chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country: Kate Abbruzzese, Terry Glaser, Eric Pfeffinger, Bridgette Dutta Portman, David Lerner Schwartz, Sofya Levitsky Weitz, and Matthew Wells.
Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Stage Company's THE BLUEST EYE

Onstage Now is Virginia Stage Company's The Bluest Eye through March 24. Co-produced by Norfolk State University Theatre Company and directed by Khanisha Foster, this production is based on the novel by Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Toni Morrison.
Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company Present Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison's first novel comes to life at the Wells Theatre. The Bluest Eye, directed by Khanisha Foster, follows the story of young Pecola in 1940's Ohio who is pregnant at her father's hands. She is taken in by a loving family and cared for by brilliant and kind sisters, Frieda and Claudia. The character-driven play, both poetic and daringly funny, illuminates the destructive powers of racism and class dynamics while exploring the power of community through exquisite storytelling. The Bluest Eye is produced in collaboration with Norfolk State University Theatre Company.
Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company Present Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison's first novel comes to life at the Wells Theatre. The Bluest Eye, directed by Khanisha Foster, follows the story of young Pecola in 1940's Ohio who is pregnant at her father's hands. She is taken in by a loving family and cared for by brilliant and kind sisters, Frieda and Claudia. The character-driven play, both poetic and daringly funny, illuminates the destructive powers of racism and class dynamics while exploring the power of community through exquisite storytelling. The Bluest Eye is produced in collaboration with Norfolk State University Theatre Company.

Yvette Ganier FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Yvette Ganier been in?

Yvette Ganier has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Yvette Ganier been in?

Yvette Ganier has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Yvette Ganier been nominated for?

Yvette Ganier has been nominated for a Performance Obie Award for her role in Breath, Boom.

What awards has Yvette Ganier won?

Yvette Ganier won a Performance Obie Award for her role in Breath, Boom.

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