Uzo Aduba

UZO ADUBA

Bio: Uzo Aduba made her Broadway debut in Coram Boy. She also appeared in Jo Bonney and Bill T. Jones' production of The Seven for New York Theater Workshop.

Her regional theatre credits include Dessa Rose at the New Repertory Theatre and A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington Theatre Company, both of which earned her IRNE Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical.

For her performance in The Kennedy Center production of Translations of Xhosa, Uzo was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Play.

Song You're Singing:

“By My Side”

Hometown:

Boston, MA

Song You Sang at Your Godspell Audition:

A girl's gotta have some audition secrets.

Something You Can Do That Others Can't:

Being me. I've mastered the art of it.

First Broadway Show You Ever Saw:

Les Mis. From there I was hooked.

Pop Culture Guilty Pleasure:

Anything Bravo.

Words of Wisdom for Aspiring Performers:

Be confident. Be you. Have fun along the way. Trust your decisions and don't look back.

Why you love Godspell:

It's a timeless show that still resonates. For those who loved the original, I know they'll appreciate seeing it in a whole new way.