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Bio:
Nikki M. James originated the role of √Ę‚ā¨ŇďNabalungi√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě in the Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon, for which she received the Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Other Broadway credits include All Shook Up and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Additional theater credits ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Nikki M. James originated the role of √Ę‚ā¨ŇďNabalungi√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě in the Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon, for which she received the Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Other Broadway credits include All Shook Up and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Additional theater credits ... (read complete bio)
Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre  Photo Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Live Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting and members of the creative teams for all three of their 2021 Live Season productions, which begins July 6 and will take place outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.

VIDEO: Winners Announced For The 2021 Rising Star Awards At Paper Mill Playhouse Photo VIDEO: Winners Announced For The 2021 Rising Star Awards At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2021

Watch the entire ceremony and performance highlights from the 2021 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award, featuring performances from schools representing all corners of the state of New Jersey.

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart, Stephen Schwartz & More Appear at Shubert Foundation Hi Photo VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart, Stephen Schwartz & More Appear at Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Over 100 talented young NYC public school theatre artists made their VIRTUAL Broadway debuts in this special 2021 edition of The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools. James Monroe Iglehart (Hamilton) hosted this year's seventh annual event, usually performed live on the stage of a Broadway theatre.

Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 Photo Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James & More in Season 2 of MODERN LOVE
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021

Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) joined the cast of the star-studded second season of Modern Love. They appear in an episode directed by John Carney, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The episode and series recently completed filming in Dublin, Ireland.

 James Monroe Iglehart Hosts The 2021 High School Theatre Festival Presented By The S Photo James Monroe Iglehart Hosts The 2021 High School Theatre Festival Presented By The Shubert Foundation Tonight
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

Over 100 talented young NYC public school theatre artists will make their VIRTUAL Broadway debuts in this special 2021 edition of The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools.

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Rising Star Award Nominations Photo Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Rising Star Award Nominations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2021

Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre presented by the Investors Foundation have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. 

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassad Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nikki M. James, Philippa Soo and More Join NYCLU Artist Ambassadors Program
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The NYCLU today announced the Artist Ambassadors class of 2021, a multidisciplinary partnership between the organization and New York’s vibrant performing arts community.

Stratford Festival Marks Anniversary of First Free Viewing Party With Encore Streamin Photo Stratford Festival Marks Anniversary of First Free Viewing Party With Encore Streaming of KING LEAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

The Stratford Festival is continuing to expand its online offerings as it marks the first anniversary of its Thursday night viewing parties this week with an encore screening of King Lear, and with a specially curated selection of theatrical content newly added to Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.

VIDEO: Ladies of Broadway Unite for Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Ladies of Broadway Unite for Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021- Watch Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021

Maestra Music will present its inaugural concert event, Amplify 2021 on Monday, March 29 (8pm ET). While we await the big night, study up on the company with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 29- with Phillipa Soo, Amplify 2021, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 29- with Phillipa Soo, Amplify 2021, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021

Today (March 29) in live streaming: Broadway ladies unite for Amplify 2021, a Phillipa Soo visits Live at the Lortel and more!

Shoshana Bean Joins Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021 Concert Photo Shoshana Bean Joins Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021 Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2021

Shoshana Bean has joined the star-studded line up for Maestra Music’s inaugural concert event, Amplify 2021 on Monday, March 29, 2021. Accompanied virtually by Maestras from around the world, Bean will sing an original song with music, lyrics and orchestrations by Maestra member Lynne Shankel (Allegiance) for the finale of the event.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: THE BOOK OF MORMON se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: THE BOOK OF MORMON se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 24, 2021

Un 24 de marzo de 2011, el Eugine O'neil City de Nueva York acogía por primera vez THE BOOK OF MORMON. De los creadores de la serie de animación SOUTH PARK, Trey Parker y Matt Stone, junto a Robert López, este musical es una comedia satírica sobre dos misioneros mormones en una zona de conflicto en Uganda.

LISTEN: Kristin Chenoweth Joins AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE Photo LISTEN: Kristin Chenoweth Joins AND THE AWARD GOES TO…HOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

Ilana Levine (Little Known Facts), in association with Alan Seales and the Broadway Podcast Network, has¬†announced the second season of her ‚Äúlove letter to Broadway‚ÄĚ podcast AND THE AWARD GOES TO‚ĶHOSTED BY ILANA LEVINE. Season Two premieres today with¬†Kristin Chenoweth (You‚Äôre A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Wicked, On The Twentieth Century).¬†

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Ashley Park, Brian Victor Dixon and More Join Maestra Mu Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, Ashley Park, Brian Victor Dixon and More Join Maestra Music Event AMPLIFY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2021

Maestra Music, the not-for-profit organization supporting the women who make the music in the musical theater industry, hosts their inaugural Spring concert event, Amplify.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square! Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 12, 2021

The theater community just reunited in Times Square exactly one year to the day since Broadway shut-down for 'We Will Be Back,' a special live pop-up experience and commemoration of Broadway's 'lost year.'

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Reunite in Times Square 1 Year After the Shutdown Photo VIDEO: Watch Broadway Reunite in Times Square 1 Year After the Shutdown
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 12, 2021

The theater community is reuniting in Times Square exactly one year to the day since Broadway shut-down for ‚ÄúWe Will Be Back,‚ÄĚ a special live pop-up experience and commemoration of Broadway‚Äôs ‚Äúlost year.‚ÄĚ

THE BOOK OF MORMON Creatives Will Convene to Address Concerns From Black Cast Members Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Creatives Will Convene to Address Concerns From Black Cast Members
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021

The Book of Mormon creators will convene with actors to discuss potentially problematic instances in the script. This comes after twenty Black cast members from the original and current Broadway cast wrote a private letter to Matt Stone, Trey Parker, and Robert Lopez, expressing concerns.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: LES MISERABLES se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: LES MISERABLES se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 12, 2021

El 12 de marzo de 1987 LES MISERABLES subía el telón por primera vez en Nueva York en el Broadway Theatre. Tras ocho semanas de previas en la Opera House del Kennedy Center en Washington D.C, el musical se estrenaba en Broadway con un presupuesto de 4,5 millones de dólares, de los que recuperó cuatro solo con la preventa.

Kate Baldwin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andréa Burns, Ashley Park and More to Take Part in  Photo Kate Baldwin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Andréa Burns, Ashley Park and More to Take Part in Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

Maestra Music will hold its first annual concert event on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 8 pm, with an interactive pre-show beginning at 7 pm, its founder Georgia Stitt announced today. Amplify 2021 will take place virtually, in association with Broadway Unlocked, to raise money and highlight Maestra's programs.

Isaac Powell, Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James Join MODERN LOVE Season Two Photo Isaac Powell, Kathryn Gallagher, Nikki M. James Join MODERN LOVE Season Two
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021

The series is based on the popular New York Times column. Season two is scheduled to premiere later this year.

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