Lisa Nicole Wilkerson (Woman of Catfish Row, Dance Captain, Fight Captain) is thrilled to be a part of the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess! Her performance career includes the Broadway production of The Lion King (Nala, Shenzi understudy), national tours of The Lion King (Nala) and Mamma Mia! (Ali), and off-Broadway productions of River Deep: Tribute to Tina Turner (Playwright's Horizon) and City Center ENCORES!'s Purlie, staring Blaire Underwood.
Regional theater highlights include Abyssinia (Lily Noreen) at Goodspeed Opera House and North Shore Music Theater, Once on This Island (TiMoune) at The Gallery Players, Godspell (Robin) at the St. Louis Black Rep, Purlie, starring Loretta Devine at Pasadena Playhouse, and Porgy and Bess at American Repertory Theater. Lisa also served as the storyteller for the Opportunity Nation Launch at the Apollo Theater in November. Television and film highlights include "The Tony Awards '08" and "Unconditional Love." She is a Broadway in South Africa co-founder and a Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism graduate