Ms. Fields is a native Chicagoan whose portrayal of Sofia in The Color Purple
on Broadway earned her a Tony Award nomination. She also received a 2006 Theatre World Award, a Clarence Derwent Award and two Broadway.com Awards and was a 2006 Drama League honoree. Felicia has received award nominations in Chicago for her performances as Ella Fitzgerald in Jammin' with Pops
, Katisha in Hot Mikado
, Queenie in Show Boat
, Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
, Nell/Amelia in Ain't Misbehavin'
, Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!
and Effie Melody White in Dreamgirls
, to name a few. Felicia's performance in Chicago's Drury Lane production of Sophisticated Ladies
earned her the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress in a Musical.Get to know the Broadway cast of The Color Purple!