Ms. Broadway January 2012
Nikki Renee Daniels
WHY SHE'S MS. BROADWAY: With several Broadway and regional credits on her resume, she's been entertaining audiences for several years in a wide variety of roles. On Broadway, she's seen her share of hits - AIDA, Les Miserables (revival) - and flops - The Look of Love, Lestat. It is her current role as the tragic heroine, Clara, in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess that has her poised on the edge of real Broadway stardom. She starts the epic musical with a gorgeous rendition of "Summertime," and ends the evening with well-deserved cheers at the curtain call. Rave reviews and a major supporting role in this headline-making revival make Nikki Renee Daniels an excellent choice for the new year's first Ms. Broadway.
- Education: 2001 graduate of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
- You might have seen her in: REGIONAL: Beauty and the Beast, Man of La Mancha, Anything Goes, Dorian; NEW YORK CITY OPERA: Porgy and Bess; BROADWAY: AIDA, Les Miserables (revival), Nine (revival), The Look of Love, Lestat, Promises, Promises, Anything Goes,The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.
- Where to find her in the Internet: The Broadway Internet Data Base, http://porgyandbessonbroadway.com/, facebook.com/nikkireneedaniels
Be sure to take this month's poll about Ms. Daniels' current show, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess!
Anything Goes (with Matt Cavenaugh)
Beauty and the Beast
Caroline, or Change
Dorian (with Max Von Essen)
Man of La Mancha (with Aaron Lazar)
The Lestat recording session
The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
(Photos from Broadway.com, Playbill Online, Getty Images, copyright of their perspective sites and photographers.)
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