Joaquina Kalukango

Joaquina Kalukango

American actress
Joaquina Kalukango is an American actor and singer best known for playing Nelly O'Brien in the Broadway musical Paradise Square, for which she won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 2, 1989
HometownAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Height5'6" (1.68m)

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  • NEW YORK — “Funny Girl” star Lea Michele will perform Sunday at the 76th Annual Tony Awards, even though her star turn in the hit musical isn’t eligible for competition this year. The current stars of the acclaimed revival, which has been running for more than a year, will share the same stage as casts of newly opened Tony-nominated musicals including “Some Like It Hot,” “& Juliet,” “New York, ...


AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Joaquina Kalukango

Joaquina Kalukango’s show-stopping performance in the Broadway musical “Paradise Square” and especially her heart-felt searing second act song “Let It Burn” has made her one of The Associated Press’ Breakthrough Entertainers of the Year. (Dec. 15)
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