Program Books/April Nixon (she/her)

April Nixon (she/her)

Adefola/Princess Naguézé

Theater credits: Damn Yankees (Lola opposite Jerry Lewis), The Dancer’s Life (opposite Chita Rivera), Smokey Joe’s Cafe, 9 to 5, Fosse, The Wiz, Cats, Tommy, Mamma Mia, Sistas, Purlie, Crowns, Sweet Charity, Caroline Or Change, and Dreamgirls, to name a few. TV credits: Law & Order, SVU, CI, The Dave Chappelle Show, The Wire, Malcom X, Man On the Moon, and the Netflix films The Perfect Find (oppo­site Gabrielle Union) and Two Degrees (opposite Carl Gilliard, Vanessa A. Williams, Miguel Nunez, and Tico Wells). Nixon has also had the pleasure of working with directors Anna Deveare Smith, Spike Lee, Regina Taylor, Gwen Verdon, Randy Skinner, Mitzi Hamilton, Nick Corley, John Miller-Stephany, Walter Bobbie, Sheldon Epps, Jack O’ Brien, Jerry Zaks, Des McAnuff, Jeff Calhoun, Graciela Daniel, Ann Reinking, George Faison, Michael Peters, and many others. Awards: Olivier, Adelco, and Ovation Award nominee. Nixon was also the producer of Two Lost Worlds The Musical starring Nicole Scherzinger. Stay tuned for Nixon’s new web series BlackStageStories and FindingMyLola’s! Proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA! Love to my daughter, Samaria Pagge! Honored to be a part of Yemandja! Instagram: @maggiehunter51, Face­book: April L Nixon, Twitter: @aprilnixon45, YouTube: april nixon, BlackStageStories and FindingMyLola’s.