(Bio as of June 2012)
Felicia Fields most recently appeared at the Goodman in Crowns during the 2011/2012 Season. Previous Goodman credits include The Rose Tattoo, The Amen Corner, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and A Christmas Carol. Other Chicago credits include productions at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Northlight Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, Theatre at the Center and Apple Tree Theatre, among others. She recently completed Hairspray and the first cycle of the tour of Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Production credits include Nunsense; Nunset Boulevard; Swinging on a Star; Some Like It Hot; Richard II; It Ain’t Nothing But the Blues; Low Down Dirty Blues; A Civil War Christmas; Hot Mikado; Show Boat; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Dreamgirls and Hello, Dolly!, among others. Ms. Fields earned a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Sofia in The Color Purple on Broadway. Her performance also earned her a 2006 Theatre World Award, a Clarence Derwent Award, two Broadway.com awards, an NAACP nomination and a Denver Post Ovation Award. She was a 2006 Drama League honoree. Ms. Fields has received a Black Theatre Alliance Award and nominations, many Jeff Award nominations and the award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Sophisticated Ladies. Her television and film credits include Early Edition, Save the Last Dance, The Knights of Prosperity and many commercials and voice-overs.
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