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Kecia Lewis Biography

 
Bio:
From Off-Broadway to on, Kecia Lewis has made a career out of tackling the lives of formidable women. On Broadway, she originated the roles of Asaka, Trix, and Ida Mae in Once on this Island, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Leap of Faith respectively. Additionally, she has graced Broadway in Chicago, Big ... (read more)
 

Bio:
From Off-Broadway to on, Kecia Lewis has made a career out of tackling the lives of formidable women. On Broadway, she originated the roles of Asaka, Trix, and Ida Mae in Once on this Island, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Leap of Faith respectively. Additionally, she has graced Broadway in Chicago, Big ... (read more)

From Off-Broadway to on, Kecia Lewis has made a career out of tackling the lives of formidable women. On Broadway, she originated the roles of Asaka, Trix, and Ida Mae in Once on this Island, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Leap of Faith respectively. Additionally, she has graced Broadway in Chicago, Big River, Ain’t Misbehavin, The Gospel at Colonus and in her debut in Dreamgirls. Other selected: Marie and Rosetta at the Atlantic Theater Company (Obie Winner, Lortel/Drama League Nomination), Mother Courage at CSC, Skin of our Teeth at TFNA (Obie Winner), The Secret Life of Bees at NYSF and Dessa Rose at Lincoln Center (Drama Desk Nomination). Television: "Madam Secretary", "Conviction", "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", "Blue Bloods", "Law and Order SVU", "Limitless", and "Royal Pains".

Kecia Lewis Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kecia Lewis, Marie and Rosetta
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Performance Gold Star
Kecia LewisMarie and Rosetta and The Skin of Our Teeth
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Kecia Lewis, Marie and Rosetta