Rema Webb recently appeared as Marley in the Jimmy Buffett Broadway Musical, Escape to Margaritaville. Other credits include: The Color Purple as Church Lady Darlene and as the Shug Avery understudy. Homeless Lady in A New Brain at Encores! Off-Center. Featured as Lula Buffington in the Broadway revival of Violet and performed on the 2014 Tony Awards. The Lion King (Rafiki/Shenzi/Nala), The Book of Mormon (as the Original Mrs. Brown) and Ragtime (Sarah u/s). Favorite regional include: Model/Lady In Plaid/LaLa in The Colored Museum at the Huntington Theatre Company (Elliot Norton Award for Best Ensemble); You’re Standing In My Way: A New Song Cycle by William Finn and Deborah Abramson at Barrington Stage Company; and Being Alive (Westport Country Playhouse and Philadelphia Theatre Company). Rema made her solo concert debt with her one-woman show, Children Will Listen, at 54 Below and recently had an encore performance of the show at 42 West. Finally, she is the founder/executive director of the On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program (www.onbroadway-patp.com)
Rema Webb to play Ella in the Off Broadway production of CRADLE WILL ROCK @ Classic Stage Company. It will be directed by Tony Award Winning Director, John Doyle
Dates of the production: March 21st-May 19, 2019
"Other musical highlights include the gospel number "Raise Me Up" (put across with just the right amount of fervor and self-aware performance by Rema Webb"
-Michael Glitz of the Huffington Post
-Violet on Broadway
"Praise should also be given to Rema Webb, an ensemble standout in an already strong ensemble. Webb brings the house down in “Raise Me Up,” a gospel revival number that will leave even the greatest of unbelievers saying “Amen.”
-NBC News NY - Violet on Broadway
"Rema Webb as La La L'Amazing Grace (Diana Ross?) delivered mind-blowing performances."
-Boston Events Insider
- The Colored Museum - Huntington Theater Company