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Zakiya Young

 
Bio:
Zakiya Young Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid (OBC), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-Broadway: Storyville (AUDELCO Award Nomination), The Lightning Thief, Tenderloin. Regional: Familiar (Old Globe), Spamilton (Center Theatre Group), OPC New Works Festival, Disgraced (Goodman Theatre, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Zakiya Young Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid (OBC), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-Broadway: Storyville (AUDELCO Award Nomination), The Lightning Thief, Tenderloin. Regional: Familiar (Old Globe), Spamilton (Center Theatre Group), OPC New Works Festival, Disgraced (Goodman Theatre, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Cheryl (Understudy)
Taylor (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2013
Tigre Savoy

Photos

Blake Estrada, Eric Kalver, Alex Ellis, Bryce Charles, Zakiya Young Photo

Blake Estrada, Eric Kalver, Alex Ellis, Bryce Charles, Zakiya Young

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Date:
02/27/2020
Barrett Foa, Blake Estrada, Alex Ellis, Eric Kalver, Bryce Charles, Zakiya Young Photo

Barrett Foa, Blake Estrada, Alex Ellis, Eric Kalver, Bryce Charles, Zakiya Young

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Date:
02/27/2020
Dedrick A. Bonner, Wilkie Ferguson III, William Cooper Howell, Zakiya Young and John  Photo

Dedrick A. Bonner, Wilkie Ferguson III, William Cooper Howell, Zakiya Young and John Devereaux take their bows

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Date:
11/13/2017
Dedrick A. Bonner, Wilkie Ferguson III, William Cooper Howell, Zakiya Young and John  Photo

Dedrick A. Bonner, Wilkie Ferguson III, William Cooper Howell, Zakiya Young and John Devereaux

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Date:
11/13/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Cheryl (Understudy)

Taylor (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2013
Tigre Savoy

Zakiya Young Biography

Zakiya Young
Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid (OBC), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-Broadway: Storyville (AUDELCO Award Nomination), The Lightning Thief, Tenderloin. Regional: Familiar (Old Globe), Spamilton (Center Theatre Group), OPC New Works Festival, Disgraced (Goodman Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre), Good People (George Street Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre), Aida (Starlight Theatre), White Christmas (Syracuse Stage), Little Miss Sunshine (La Jolla Playhouse), It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…It’s Superman (Dallas Theater Center). She is the first and only black actress known to have played the iconic role of Lois Lane in any Superman project. Various film, tv and VO credits. Jeremiah 29:11.


Formerly known as Zakiya Young Mizen




Zakiya Young News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey B Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

Ojai Playwrights Announces Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at 25th Anniversary Benefit Gal Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference announced the founding of the Robert H. Egan Legacy Fund at their 25th Anniversary Benefit Gala on June 4, 2022. Honoring the work of outgoing Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan, the fund will support visionary OPC New Works Festival playwrights who are creating challenging new plays and imagining a better future for all. Egan leaves his role at OPC at the end of this year.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ to be held on Monday, June 20th ¬†at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights C Photo Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights Conference Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

On June 4, 2022, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Full Cast Announced For A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at the Catalina Jazz Club Photo Full Cast Announced For A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at the Catalina Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

After a two year intermission due to the COVID-19 pandemic, A Little New Music is back at Hollywood's historic Catalina Jazz Club with a fresh look at new musical theatre material. Audiences of A Little New Music's concert series will once again discover a distinguished variety of artists and a diverse assortment of songs intent on becoming future classics of the American musical theatre.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†At This Performance‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday,¬†December 13th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Zakiya Young Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, January 10- THE LITTLE MERMAID Takes Broadway Under the Sea VideoVIDEO: On This Day, January 10- THE LITTLE MERMAID Takes Broadway Under the Sea
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2018

The Little Mermaid, based on the Disney film and the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson, opened on this day in 2008 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Video: The Cast of SPAMILTON Performs Opening Number on FOX VideoVideo: The Cast of SPAMILTON Performs Opening Number on FOX
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2017

Check out the cast of the Los Angeles parody smash, Spamilton, performing the show's opening number on Fox 11 this morning!

BWW TV: STORYVILLE Cast Brings A Little Bit of New Orleans to Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2013

Featured in this week's event was the cast of Storyville (Ernestine Jackson, DC Anderson, Cory Bretsch, Karen Burthwright, Kyle Robert Carter, Demeka Hayes, Michael Leonard James, Leajato Robinson, Clifton Samuels, Christopher Spaulding, Carl Wallnau, Debra Walton, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and Zakiya Young) performing 'Welcome to New Orleans,' 'The Best Is Yet to Come,' and 'Animal Stomp.' Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser of Zakiya Young, Paul Nolan & More in Starlight Theatre's AIDA
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2012

Starlight Theatre will present Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA, winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Score and Best Book, August 3-12 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway. BroadwayWorld has a teaser of the show below.

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Chats with THE LITTLE MERMAID's Zakiya Young
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2012

Jared Zirilli (of FAT CAMP, Original Broadway Cast Lysistrata Jones, Wicked, Twilight the Musical) brings episode 24 of the Jared Zirilli Blog and his third interview installment of 'Jared's Broadway Boo's!' with Zakiya Young of The Little Mermaid and Stickfly.

BWW TV Exclusive: SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 2, Episode 7 Is Here!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 30, 2012

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite behind-the-scenes sitcom's newest episode is here with special guest stars Adam Pascal (Rent, Aida), Mary Beth Peil ('Dawson's Creek,' Follies) and more appearing in Episode 7! Click Below to Watch!

BWW TV: SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 2, Episode 7 Trailer! Adam Pascal & More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - Mar 27, 2012

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite behind-the-scenes sitcom, will continue in its second season this month with special guest stars Adam Pascal (Rent, Aida), Mary Beth Peil ('Dawson's Creek,' Follies) and more appearing in Episode 7, which will air Friday, March 30 exclusively on BroadwayWorld! Can't wait until Friday? Click below for a first look at the episode's trailer!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 3, 2011

The first video has turned up from the world premiere of Little Miss Sunshine at the La Jolla Playhouse. The musical features Tony Award-winning creative team of composer/lyricist William Finn and playwright/director James Lapine.

STAGE TUBE: Orfeh, Clark Sing Steven Jamail!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 13, 2011

On Monday, November 22nd, 2010, a host of theatre actors took part in an exclusive concert and cocktail reception featuring the music and lyrics of Steven Jamail. Check performances by Orfeh and Katie Rose Clark below!

STAGE TUBE: First Episode of SUBMISSIONS ONLY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2010

'Submissions Only,' a new online television series, will premiere this Friday, October 15th on YouTube featuring a slew of Broadway guest stars. 'Submissions Only' is about auditioning for theatre in New York City. It follows a group of friends as they navigate the trips and falls, callbacks and trainwrecks experienced while working in the business.


Zakiya Young Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zakiya Young been in?
Zakiya Young has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Zakiya Young been in?
Zakiya Young has not appeared in the West End