Artist Bio

Toni-Leslie James

(Bio as of December 2000)

Toni-Leslie James most recently collaborated with the Goodman on King Hedley II during the 2000/2001 Season. Broadway credits include The Wild Party (FANY Award); Marie Christine (FANY nomination); Foot­loose; The Tempest (Drama Desk nomination); Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Angels in America; Jelly’s Last Jam (American Theatre Wing and Drama­Logue Awards, Tony and Drama Desk nominations) and Chronicle of a Death Foretold. At the New York Shakespeare Festival: Dancing on Her Knees, Dog Opera, East Texas Hot Links, Measure for Mea­sure, Spunk and Caucasian Chalk Circle (Drama Desk and American Theatre Wing nominations); and at Lincoln Center Theatre: A New Brain, God’s Heart, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Hello Again. She has also designed for Circle Rep, Hous­ton Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Berke­ley Rep, Alvin Ailey and WNET’s Great Performances, among others. Member of SGI-USA.

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