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CAST OF CHARACTERS

Simone -------------------------- Aurelia Williams
Roberta ------------------------- Nesha Ward
Heather ------------------------- Amy Goldberger
Gloria --------------------------- Robyn Payne
Tamika -------------------------- Danea Osseni
Swing --------------------------- Helen White

Aurelia Williams
Aurelia Williams (Simone)
Aurelia is delighted to be part of this fantastic cast and company! Favorite past roles include: “Effie” in Dreamgirls, “Motormouth Mabelle” in Hairspray, "The Radio" in Caroline or Change, "Hattie" in Kiss Me Kate, "Earth Mother" in Menopause the Musical and "Asaka" in Once on This Island. Aurelia also currently records with the True Groove record label. Keep an eye on them for several exciting upcoming projects! She thanks her family for their unfaltering support and her son for being simply the BEST!

Member of Actors Equity Association





Jen Fouché
Nesha Ward (Roberta)
Neisha's credits include: Regional: Maxwell: A New Musical (FL), Nunsense (FL, VA), Til the Day I Die (NYC), Under Milkwood (NYC). National tours: The Color Purple. TV/Film/Digital: Orange is the New Black, Show Me a Hero, Carry On, Mojin: The Lost Legend, How to be a Man. Love and thanks to all her Family and Friends!

Member of Actors Equity Association






Amy Goldberger
Amy Goldberger (Heather/Dance Captain)
Amy created the role of Heather in Sistas! The Musical and is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful show. Amy was last seen on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC. Other credits: Amy was Daisy Hilton in Washington DC's premiere of Side Show where she was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. Amy has toured in Broadway Musicals all over the world, including the hit Xanadu, which took her to Tokyo, Japan. A huge thank you to Dorothy for writing such an important story. And to the creative team of Sistas! The Musical, so much love.

Member of Actors Equity Association

 



Robyn Payne
Robyn Payne (Gloria)

Robyn is happy to have been part of the SISTAS family for over two years! Broadway: The Lion King (Sarabi); Kismet (Encores!); National Tour: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Miss Flannery, u/s Muzzy Van Hossmere); Off-Broadway: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania/Hyppolita) Regional: Tarzan (North Shore), Beehive (Alabama Shakespeare), Les Miserables (TUTS), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (TRTC), Zoot Suit (Goodman), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chicago Shakespeare); Television: House of Cards, Louie, Blue Bloods, White Collar, Fringe, Lipstick Jungle. BA Indiana University.
1 John 4:18

Member of Actors Equity Association




Lexi Rhoades
Danea Osseni (Tamika)
Danea's honored to be a part of this dynamic cast. Performing brings her such joy. Past credits include Charline, Ain't Misbehavin, Brenda, Smokey Joe's Cafe and Mathis May of Show Way a role Danea originated for Vital Theatre company. She thanks God, her family, the ATB Agency and her precious Kossim who's love and support is undying. Enjoy the show and be uplifted!

Member of Actors Equity Association

 



Jayne Trinette
Helen White (Swing)
Helen is making her Off Broadway Debut with Sistas: The Musical. Theatre Credits include: The First Noel with CTH at the Apollo Theatre; Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess with Dicapo Opera Company Tour at Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City; Nina in the Morning One Act, with Chelsea Repertory Lab NYC; also performed as Featured Singer with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Helen has recently performed at 54 Below as featured singer for Lynne Shankel Shank Tunes Concert; Joe’s Pub for Astep Concert and was one of the featured Singers at The Twitter Search for a Star in UK at the West End. Helen biggest inspiration and driving force behind her music is her Mother, thank you for being an amazing Mother! She would like to thank her family and friends for all their love and support and God for his many blessings. Proverbs 3:5­6

Member of Actors Equity Association





AEA
Actors' Equity
Equity Association (AEA), founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence. www.actorsequity.org
Rehearsal Photos
Photos courtesy of Russ Rowland