|Born||September 2, 1989|
|Hometown||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
‘Bass Reeves’: Joaquina Kalukango, Lonnie Chavis Among 5 Cast In Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ Series
- EXCLUSIVE: Joaquina Kalukango (Lovecraft Country), Lonnie Chavis (This is Us), Rob Morgan (Mudbound), Ryan O’Nan (Queen of the South) and Justin Hurtt-Dunkley (Mare of Easttown) have been tapped for key recurring roles opposite David Oyelowo and Dennis Quaid in Bass Reeves, from Yellowstone co-creator/showrunner Taylor Sheridan. Bass Reeves, which is in production in Texas, brings the legendary lawman of the Wild West to life. Reeves (Oyelowo), known as the greatest […]
AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Joaquina Kalukango
Actors’ Equity To Place Broadway Producer Garth Drabinsky On Its “Do Not Work” List
Actors’ Equity says it will place Broadway producer Garth Drabinsky on its “Do Not Work” list just as soon as his financially troubled musical Paradise Square ends its run with a matinee on Sunday at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Once he’s on the list, Equity members won’t be allowed to work on Drabinsky’s stage productions […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘Paradise Square’ Closes on Broadway, Leaving a Trail of Lawsuits
After a disappointing run, the musical “Paradise Square” will close on Broadway this weekend, leaving a trail of lawsuits in its wake. The show, about racial conflict in 1860s New York, garnered 10 Tony nominations, and Joaquina Kalukango won the award for best leading actress. But it failed to take hold with audiences, and will […]Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentThe Hollywood Reporter
Broadway Musical ‘Paradise Square’ to Close After Tony Win
New musical Paradise Square will close on July 17, after garnering a Tony win for its leading actress, but struggling at the box office. The musical, which tells the story of Irish immigrants and Black Americans living together in New York City during the Civil War, opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on April 3. […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘Paradise Square’ Closing on Broadway July 17, Citing Soft Ticket Sales
“Paradise Square,” a Tony Award-winning musical set in Civil War-era New York City, will close on July 17, citing soft ticket sales. The show’s producers say that the closing will take place “barring a dramatic upturn in business,” an unusually frank acknowledgment of the commercial struggles the show has faced since it opened in April. […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘Paradise Square’ To End Broadway Run; Producer Garth Drabinsky Says Show Didn’t Catch On With “Ticket Buying Public”
Paradise Square, the musical that marked producer Garth H. Drabinsky’s Broadway return and won its lead actress a Tony but failed to catch on at the box office, will conclude its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre with the July 17 Sunday matinee. The closing notice was announced today, with the caveat “barring a dramatic […]Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentEntertainment Weekly
Hear Joaquina Kalukango set fire to 'Let It Burn' off the Paradise Square Broadway album
After tearing the house down singing 'Let It Burn' on the Tony Awards, now you can hear Joaquina Kalukango deliver the number on the cast album.Thanks for your feedback!
Why Tony-Winning Actor Joaquina Kalukango Has Started Telling Stories as a Writer, Too
Audiences already know Joaquina Kalukango as an actor onstage (“Slave Play”) and on screen (“One Night in Miami”) — and on the most recent Tony Awards telecast, when she capped off a roof-raising performance with a Tony win for her work in the musical “Paradise Square.” What fans might not know, though, is that she’s […]Thanks for your feedback!
Inside the Tonys — From Andrew Garfield Sightings to ‘A Strange Loop’s’ Interrupted Speech, What You Didn’t See on TV
On Sunday night, the Tony Awards returned to Radio City Music Hall, where relaxed mask mandates made it easier than ever (OK, easier than last year’s ceremony) to spot the stars mixing and mingling during Broadway’s biggest night. For some, it was an opportunity to reunite with old friends; for others, it was a rare […]Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentTown & Country
The Best Moments from the 2022 Tony Awards
From Joaquina Kalukango's performance to Michael R. Jackson and Patti LuPone's acceptance speeches, here are the 8 best moments from the 75th annual Tonys.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentThe Root
MJ, A Strange Loop Win Top Honors at 75th Tony Awards
Broadway lives by the motto “The Show Must Go On.”Thanks for your feedback!