LaChanze

LaChanze

Performer
  • Also known as: R. Lachanze Sapp, Rhonda Sapp
  • Born: Dec 16, 1961 in St. Augustine, Florida
Playbill Universe

Next Upcoming Appearance

LaChanze
Highline Ballroom

New York, NY

Next Performance: Jan 15, 2018

Roles (13)

If/Then Playbill - Opening Night If/Then (2014)
Opened Mar 30, 2014
  • as Kate (Original)
If/Then Playbill - Opening Night
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The Color Purple Playbill - Opening Night The Color Purple (2005)
Opened Dec 1, 2005
  • as Celie (Original)
The Color Purple - Opening Night
  • Nov 1, 2005 - Nov 5, 2006
Ragtime Playbill - Opening Night Ragtime (1998)
Opened Jan 18, 1998
  • as Sarah (Replacement)
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Uptown... It's Hot! Playbill - February 1986 Uptown...It's Hot! (1986)
Opened Jan 28, 1986
  • as Ensemble (Original)
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Production Placeholder Funny Girl (2002)
Opened Sep 23, 2002
  • as Fanny Brice (Original)
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Production Placeholder Once On This Island (2002)
Opened May 12, 2002
  • as Ti Moune (Original)
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Company Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1995 Company (1995)
Opened Oct 5, 1995
  • as Marta (Original)
Company - Oct 1995
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Once on This Island Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1990 Once On This Island (1990)
Opened Oct 18, 1990
  • as Ti Moune (Original)
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Dreamgirls Dreamgirls (1987)
Opened Jun 28, 1987
  • as One of "The Stepp Sisters" (Original)
  • as Ensemble (Original)
  • as One of "Les Style" (Original)
  • as Michelle Morris (Understudy - Original)
  • as Deena Jones (Understudy - Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Dessa Rose Nominee
2001 Outstanding Actress in a Musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Once On This Island Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2006 Outstanding Actress in a Musical The Color Purple Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Once On This Island Nominee
Theatre World
1991 Theatre World Award Once On This Island Winner
Tony Award
2006 Actress in a Musical The Color Purple Winner
1991 Featured Actress in a Musical Once On This Island Nominee