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APRIL ARMSTRONG played Off-Broadway as Jimmy Carter/Professor Cynthia Cooper in the NY premiere of CONFIDENCE AND THE SPEECH and in TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE and SKRIKER, both at The Public Theater; EXTROADINARY MEASURES (written and directed by Eve Ensler) at H.E.R.E.; Broadway National Tours; RAGTIME and CAROUSEL.
Regional productions: “Agatha” in Jen Silverman’s, THE MOORS at the Bridge Street Theatre; “Billie Holiday”, in, LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, (Hudson Valley Rep, Vineyard Playhouse & Providence Black Repertory Co.); “Sara” in RAGTIME (TheatreWorks, Palo Alto - Dean Goodman Acting Award); and MY FAIR LADY (Eliza Doolittle) American Music Theatre of San Jose; in Eisa Davis’ ANGELA’S MIXTAPE (Mommy) at the Vineyard Playhouse; SPUNK (Delia/Missey Mae) Twin Rivers Theatre Co., THREEPENNY OPERA (Lucy) American Repertory Theatre, TIN PAN ALLEY RAG (Tremonisha/Freddie) Coconut Grove Playhouse with Andre de Shields, CANDIDE (Cunegonde) The Guthrie.
TV: THE OTHER TWO for Comedy Central (Guest); CITY ON A HILL for Showtime (Co-Star); LAW & ORDER: SVU (Recurring); Film: WASHINGTON SQUARE (Sing V.O. over credits); EASTERN STANDARD (Supporting) written by Cade Burke; Frank Song’s HOW TO SAY GOODBYE (Supporting); Alexander Etseyatse’s 419 (Supporting); Paul Haber’s LOVE IS DEAF (Lead); Laurie Frazer’s 47 SECRETS TO A YOUNGER YOU (Supporting - Recurring).
April won the 2020 J.J. Emerging Artists Award for Storytelling from the National’s Storytelling Network. Her cds, The Cat Came Back; Stories and Songs with a Jazzy Twist and Birds of a Feather are available on I-Tunes and Amazom.com.