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Tony Winner Patina Miller to Make Guest Appearance in ExtraOrdinary at the A.R.T.

Miller originated the role of Leading Player in the A.R.T. revival of Pippin.

Patina Miller will be the featured guest in the November 16, 17, and 18 performances of ExtraOrdinary at the American Repertory Theater.
(© David Gordon)

The American Repertory Theater at Harvard University has announced that Tony Award winner Patina Miller will appear November 16, 17, and 18 as the featured guest in ExtraOrdinary, a celebration of musical theater at the A.R.T.

Miller appeared as Leading Player in the A.R.T.'s 2012 production of Pippin, helmed by A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus, and moved with the revival to Broadway, where she earned the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She also originated the role of Deloris Van Cartier in the 2009 West End and 2011 Broadway productions of Sister Act and appeared in the Diane Paulus-directed production of Hair at the Public Theater. She appeared in the The Hunger Games: Mockingjay movies as Commander Paylor and currently plays Daisy Grant on CBS's Madame Secretary.

ExtraOrdinary features songs and stories from the past decade of musicals at the A.R.T., including The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Pippin, Prometheus Bound, Waitress, and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. The show's limited run begins on November 16 at the Loeb Drama Center and ends on November 30.

The core company of ExtraOrdinary includes Melody Betts (Witness Uganda), Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill), Terrence Mann (Pippin), Brandon Michael Nase (The Black Clown), Bryonha Marie Parham (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess), Mj Rodriguez (Burn All Night), and Matthew James Thomas (Pippin).

Additional special guests from A.R.T.'s past will appear throughout the run.