Broadway's Kenita Miller Welcomes Her First Child | Playbill

Broadway News Broadway's Kenita Miller Welcomes Her First Child

The For Colored Girls... and Once On This Island star welcomed a daughter May 26.

Kenita R. Miller

Congratulations are in order! Broadway's Kenita Miller, who is currently Tony nominated for her performance in for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, has welcomed her first child, a daughter named Nova Pearl. 

Nova Pearl was born May 26, only two days after Miller left for colored girls... on maternity leave. The birth was announced on social media by Miller and her partner, musician Justin Hicks

Miller uploaded this photo to her instagram, with the following caption

"HELLO WORLD!!! (sung a la Diana Ross style… from The Wiz) #IYKTYK And on Thursday, May 26th @justinhicksmusic and I were blessed with our baby girl. Nova Pearl 👑 A.k.a. 'Lil Red' ❤️A.k.a. 'Tendanitadstakwímaraandria' … named by AND after her tribe of Aunties👑👑👑👑👑👑👑"

"I won't be posting many pics of her for some time, because her Papa and I need time to be selfish with her. But here's one photo. Eat your heart out world cause my baby is GORGEOUS!!!!! 🥰🤩🤭" 

Well known for her roles in Once on This Island, The Color Purple, Come From Away, and Xanadu, for colored girls... is Miller's first Tony nomination. 

Congratulations to the new parents!

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