Meet the Dreamers: Nova Payton

Meet the D.C. powerhouse who is following the star, no matter how hopeless, no matter how far: Nova Payton!

Nova Payton (Aldonza)

Nova Payton blew audiences away last season at The 5th in A Night With Janis Joplin, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her back with us for Man of La Mancha. DC Area credits include Jelly’s Last Jam, La Cage aux Folles, Diner, Elmer Gantry, Crossing, Defying Gravity: Making of a SuperNOVA, Dreamgirls, The Best Little Whorehouse…, Xanadu, Hairspray (Signature Theatre); A Year with Frog and Toad (Imagination Stage); Freedom’s Song (Ford’s Theatre); Godspell (Olney Theatre Center); Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Washington Savoyards); Happy Elf (Adventure Theatre); Kiss Me, Kate (Shakespeare Theatre). Regionally, Nova has been seen in Dreamgirls (Milwaukee Rep); Dreamgirls (Prince Music Theatre). Audiences may also have seen her in the National Tour of 3 Mo’ Divas (PBS Special), Smokey Joe’s Café. You can find out more about Nova at her website.


Don’t miss Nova and the rest of our dreamers in this epic, inspirational musical. Man of La Mancha runs October 7-30, 2016. Click here to find a full cast listing, more about the show and to purchase tickets.

Author: The 5th Avenue Theatre

The Nation's Leading Musical Theater

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