After listening to Jeannette Bayardelle sing, one wonders if you have just had a sneak peak into the world of angels. From the Bronx to Broadway and beyond, she has traveled to over fifty countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Caribbean, sharing her gift. Her success has landed her in the national media spotlight with television appearances on Oprah, Live with Regis & Kelly, KTLA, TBN and many more.
Jeannette is headed back to Broadway on Feb 7th, 2020 in the new Bob Dylan musical Girl From The North Country. She also starred in the revival production of HAIR on Broadway as Dionne and in The Color Purple on Broadway as Celie. Jeannette originated the role of Celie on the First National Tour of The Color Purple where she received an NAACP award for best lead actress in a musical. Her extraordinary performances on stage lead her to work on Disney’s Princess and The Frog, Little Mermaid III Ariel’s Beginning (I WILL SING) and performing for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Jeannette Bayardelle is the first Broadway actress to write the book, music, lyrics and star in her own musical entitled SHIDA. SHIDA premiered in NYC Off-Broadway and recently has had a successful run in London. SHIDA was also at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge MA and at The West Angeles Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Jeannette has also created and stars in the new web series “I Take Thee Zoe". Other credits include; Off-Broadway: Rock Of Ages 10yr Anniversary Cast (Justice), Girl From The North Country (Mrs. Neilson). Tours (National/International): The Color Purple (Celie), Deaf West’s Big River (Alice), Rent (Season Soloist). Regional: Disney's Freaky Friday (Ms. Meyers), Mama Mia (Rosie), Company (Sarah), Sister Act (Deloris)/North Shore Music Theatre, The 12 (Mother Mary)/The Denver Center, Best of Both Worlds (Serena)/American Repertory Theater.
Film: Disney’s Little Mermaid III. Awards: NAACP Theater Award (best lead Actress in a Musical) for the role of Celie in The Color Purple, AUDELCO Award (Best Performance) for SHIDA.