Brenda Braxton

Director, Performer, Choreographer, Production Crew
Female
Relations:Wife of Anthony Van Putten

Broadway Production Credits

Chicago
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 14, 1996 - Present
Performer: Brenda Braxton
Velma Kelly - Replacement (Aug 12, 2008 - Feb 01, 2009)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Mar 07, 2008 - May 11, 2008)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Apr 17, 2006 - Feb 20, 2008)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Dec 05, 2005 - ?)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Feb 21, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005)Velma Kelly - Replacement (May 16, 2004 - Jul 26, 2004)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Jan 12, 2004 - Jun 26, 2005)Velma Kelly - Replacement (Mar 03, 2003 - ?)

Smokey Joe's Cafe
Musical, Revue, Original
Mar 02, 1995 - Jan 16, 2000
Performer: Brenda Braxton [Performer]

Jelly's Last Jam
Musical, Original
Apr 26, 1992 - Sep 05, 1993
Performer: Brenda Braxton [One of "The Crowd", Too-Tight Nora]

Legs Diamond
Musical, Original
Dec 26, 1988 - Feb 19, 1989
Also Starring: Brenda Braxton [Madge]

Dreamgirls
Musical, Revival
Jun 28, 1987 - Nov 29, 1987
Understudy: Brenda Braxton [Charlene, Joanne, Lorrell Robinson, Edna Burke, One of "The Sweethearts"]
Swing: Brenda Braxton
Dance Captain: Brenda Braxton

Cats
Musical, Original
Oct 07, 1982 - Sep 10, 2000
Performer: Brenda Braxton
Demeter - Replacement

Dreamgirls
Musical, Original
Dec 20, 1981 - Aug 11, 1985
Swing: Brenda Braxton
Dance Captain: Brenda Braxton
Performer: Brenda Braxton
Charlene - Replacement One of "Les Style" - Replacement

Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music"
Special, Concert, Original
May 12, 1981 - Jun 30, 1982
Production Assistant: Brenda Braxton

Reggae
Musical, Original
Mar 27, 1980 - Apr 13, 1980
Performer: Brenda Braxton [Alternate]

But Never Jam Today
Musical, Original
Jul 31, 1979 - Aug 05, 1979
Performer: Brenda Braxton [Mushroom]

Benefits and Special Events

Dreamgirls
Sep 24, 2001 - Sep 24, 2001
Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival
Directed by Brenda Braxton
Choreographed by Brenda Braxton

Awards and Nominations

1995 Tony Award® Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Smokey Joe's Cafe [nominee]
Performer: Brenda Braxton

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