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Eisa Davis Biography

 
Bio:
Recently appeared at The Public in Julius Caesar, Passing Strange, June and Jean in Concert, and solo shows at Joe’s Pub. Her Broadway credits include Passing Strange and Off-Broadway she has appeared in Preludes, The Call, Luck of the Irish, This, Angela's Mixtape. Her television credits ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Recently appeared at The Public in Julius Caesar, Passing Strange, June and Jean in Concert, and solo shows at Joe’s Pub. Her Broadway credits include Passing Strange and Off-Broadway she has appeared in Preludes, The Call, Luck of the Irish, This, Angela's Mixtape. Her television credits ... (read complete bio)

Recently appeared at The Public in Julius Caesar, Passing Strange, June and Jean in Concert, and solo shows at Joe’s Pub. Her Broadway credits include Passing Strange and Off-Broadway she has appeared in Preludes, The Call, Luck of the Irish, This, Angela's Mixtape. Her television credits include "The Looming Tower," "Rise," "Succession," "House of Cards," "Blindspot," "Hart of Dixie," "Smash," and "The Wire." She is a writer for Netflix's "She's Gotta Have It" and Cirque du Soleil's Crystal. Her albums include Something Else. She has received an Obie for Sustained Excellence and she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play Bulrusher.

Eisa Davis Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Eisa Davis, The Secret Life of Bees
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Eisa Davis, Kings
 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Eisa Davis, Preludes
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Eisa Davis, Luck of the Irish
 
The Barrymore Awards - 2012 - Independence foundation award for outstanding new play
Eisa DavisThe History of Light
 
Obie Awards - 2008 - Performance Gold Star
Eisa Davis, Passing Strange
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2007 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Eisa DavisBulrusher
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2007 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Eisa DavisBulrusher