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Bio:
Joaquina Kalukango received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her performance as Kaneisha in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Slave Play. For that production, she also received an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Joaquina Kalukango received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her performance as Kaneisha in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Slave Play. For that production, she also received an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago Photo VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on December 5th. Check out all new video of in action!

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.¬†

Wake Up With BWW 11/23: SLAVE PLAY Begins Previews Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/23: SLAVE PLAY Begins Previews Tonight, and More!
by - Nov 23, 2021

Today's top stories include the return of Slave Play, which begins previews for its return engagement on Broadway tonight! Plus, watch Celina Smith rehearse 'Tomorrow' from Annie Live!, an all new West Side Story trailer, and more! Tickets are now on sale for Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal. The production comes to Broadway next year.

Review Roundup: Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE Opens in Chicago Photo Review Roundup: Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE Opens in Chicago
by Review Roundups - Nov 18, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through December 5, 2021.

BWW Review: PARADISE SQUARE Pre-Broadway Production Photo BWW Review: PARADISE SQUARE Pre-Broadway Production
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 18, 2021

PARADISE SQUARE takes the theme of the proverbial American melting pot deeply to heart. The musical centers on the lower Manhattan neighborhood of Five Points in the 1860s, where many white Irish immigrants and free Black Americans lived together. Though the show's narrator, Paradise Square saloon owner Nelly O'Brien, tells audiences that Five Points was notorious for being a slum, she also makes clear that the neighborhood's inhabitants enjoyed deep friendships and romantic relationships.

Photos: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago Photo Photos: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre. Get a first look at the cast in action in these all new production photos!

VIDEO: Chilina Kennedy and Joaquina Kalukango Sing 'Someone to Love' From PARADISE SQ Photo VIDEO: Chilina Kennedy and Joaquina Kalukango Sing 'Someone to Love' From PARADISE SQUARE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement yesterday, November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production plays five weeks only through December 5, 2021. Check out the cast performing 'Someone to Love'.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy & More Sing the Opening Number From PARADI Photo VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy & More Sing the Opening Number From PARADISE SQUARE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021

Experience the opening number for Paradise Square, A New Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominee Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play), Chilina Kennedy (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Nathaniel Stampley (The Color Purple), Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys), Kevin Dennis (Assassins) and the ensemble, the show’s exuberant and emotional opening number can be viewed below!

VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE Photo VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE
by BWW Staff - Oct 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'I'd Be A Soldier' from Paradise Square -which begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.

Photos: Backstage at The 2020 Tony Awards With the Presenters, Performers and Winners Photo Photos: Backstage at The 2020 Tony Awards With the Presenters, Performers and Winners!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2021

We're taking you backstage with all of the evening's presenters, performers, and winners!

All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards! Photo All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards!
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday, Sept. 26! This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season. If you missed the ceremony or need a refresher, BroadwayWorld has all of the winners right here!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards are back. This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was brought to a halt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming¬†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, September 27th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Listen to 'Breathe Easy' From PARADISE SQUARE Photo Listen to 'Breathe Easy' From PARADISE SQUARE
by Michael Major - Sep 17, 2021

Paradise Square begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre. Prior to Broadway, the production will play a five-week limited engagement from November 2-December 5, 2021 at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre.

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by - Sep 17, 2021

Tickets Now On Sale for PARADISE SQUARE on Broadway Photo Tickets Now On Sale for PARADISE SQUARE on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

Single tickets are now on sale for the new Broadway musical, Paradise Square. The first new musical announced for Broadway since the industry-wide shut down, Paradise Square begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.

Pre-Broadway PARADISE SQUARE, HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Announced Fo Photo Pre-Broadway PARADISE SQUARE, HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Announced For 2021 Broadway in Chicago Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021

Additionally, the off-season specials will include The Play That Goes Wrong, Mystery Science Theater 300 Live, The Prom, Jersey Boys, Fiddler On The Roof, and Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Sets Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago Photo THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Sets Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Broadway In Chicago has announced the reopening of its theatres on October 5, 2021, including two pre-Broadways, PARADISE SQUARE and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, four direct-from-Broadway productions Disney’s FROZEN, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, COME FROM AWAY, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL and more.

Wake Up With BWW 6/8: Bruce Springsteen to Return to Broadway, Nick Jonas to Lead JER Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/8: Bruce Springsteen to Return to Broadway, Nick Jonas to Lead JERSEY BOYS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

Today's top stories: Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway, Nick Jonas will lead an upcoming streaming performance of Jersey Boys, watch the first eight minutes of In The Heights, and more!

Joaquina Kalukango Will Star in PARADISE SQUARE Opening on Broadway March 20 Photo Joaquina Kalukango Will Star in PARADISE SQUARE Opening on Broadway March 20
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

Casting and performance dates have been announced for the Broadway run of Paradise Square, which will open on Broadway on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Shubert Organization's Barrymore Theatre.

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