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 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.

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