The Book of Mormon
Nabulungi, an innocent young African villager who embraces the stories told by the Mormon missionaries, especially about a magical place called Salt Lake City.
James comes to Mormon after varied credits including Broadway’s All Shook Up, a La Jolla revival of The Wiz, House of Flowers at Encores! and Lincoln Center Theater’s Bernarda Alba
Other Honors for This Role
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
This is James’ first Tony Award nomination.
James played Cleopatra opposite Christopher Plummer in Caesar and Cleopatra at Canada’s Stratford Festival.
“[A Tony nomination is] like becoming a member of this club I’ve wanted to be part of for so long. Not every girl who dreams of this gets to even be in a Broadway show, much less be nominated for a Tony.” —James in an interview with Broadway.com, 5/11