Adiagha can next be seen as "Ada" in "From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs . F. Scott Fitzgerald", a play with music as part of the 2017 Midtown International Theater Festival directed by Stephanie Cunningham with Broadway's Matt Doebler ("Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet 0f 1812", "Book of Mormon", "Wicked") as the Musical Director!
EXCITING NEWS!!: Short film "ABSENT" by award winning director Sudarshen Suresh starring Adiagha as the lead "Zola" has been selected for the Pan African Film & Arts Festival in L.A. and has recently won the Director's Guild of America Award for Best Asian Filmmakers (East Region)!
"ABSENT" world premiere was October 2017 at the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival, the 28th Annual New Orleans Film Festival and at Lincoln Center (Walter Reade Theatre) this past June.
Adiagha landed a series regular role as "Dr. Simone" in Rhavynn Drummer & Dui Jarrod's new web series, "Brooklyn. Blue. Sky." which recently won Best Web Original at The American Black Film Festival (Miami, FL) and Best Webisode at Bronzelens Film Festival (Atlanta, GA) for 2017!
Watch the award-winning digital series, "Brooklyn. Blue. Sky." starring Adiagha Faizah streaming now on BET.com
Adiagha takes on "May Rivers" in Marilyn Barner Anselmi's "You Wouldn't Expect" - a staged reading directed by Okema T. Moore as part of the DC Black Theater & Arts Festival. This piece explores the horrific atrocities committed by the Eugenics board in North Carolina during the mid-60s to sterilize communities of color. A must see! 10 am June 24th 2017 at the Smithsonian Anacostia!
Adiagha will be featured in "The Work of Imagining: Art in the Age of the Apocalypse" - a co-curated multimedia series commissioned by Jack Space in Brooklyn, NY on May 28th 2017. Visit www.introublewiththeking.com/theatre-post/
Catch Adiagha as "Genevieve" in "Decadent Acts" written & directed by Ashley Marinaccio presented by Dixon Place in association with Co-Op Theatre East on May 26th!
Adiagha can next be seen in HUNGER, a multimedia installation exploring desire, connection, landscape, and self through the interior world and its rhythms of awakening, blooming, transcendence and decay. HUNGER, written/directed by Corinne Spencer will be performed at the Bronx Academy of Art & Dance as part of the BAAD!(Ass) Women Festival 2017. March 28th. 7pm
Catch Adiagha on Season 3 Ep 11 (Vanishing Act) of The Perfect Murder, a murder mystery drama series on The Investigation Discovery Channel on August 10th 2016 at 9pm!
Major Congratulations to Adiagha Faizah for being selected for the 2016 CBS Diversity Actors Workshop!
Adiagha will appear as "Athena" in "IT BEGAN HERE", a hip hop fable/musical written by award winning Artistic Director/Founder of Rhymes Over Beats, Patrick Blake; Directed by Cate Cammarata. "It Began Here" is a part of the Player's Theater Short Play Festival. Run: Ends June 12th 2016.
Adiagha is featured in a new media ad campaign called #BornandMade by beauty brand, Carol's Daughter, which released its first sneek peek December 2015! This campaign aims to inspire women across the world to be better, stronger and fiercer! Further releases will be made throughout 2016.
Adiagha is now a Barrymore Award-Winning Actress! The cast of Little Rock: An American Play (written & directed by Rajendra Maharaj) won for Outstanding Ensemble in a Play by the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre for the 2014-15 Season! www.broadwayworld.com
Adiagha can next be seen at The Cutting Room on May 21st with Girl Be Heard in "Resilience: The Best of the 2014-15 Season". Adiagha will be debuting her own written work, co-written with Shira Birk Rose called "Women as Allies".
Adiagha can next be seen as "Mama Opal" in Rebel Theater's R+J: An Uncivil Tale, an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet written by Adam Mace and Kaitlyn Schirard. Limited Run of 12 performances. Premiers April 10, 2015.
Due to the sold-out extended run success of "Little Rock: An American Play", a staged reading will be performed at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Prudential Hall on January 17th 2015 at 7pm!
Adiagha can next be seen as "Evelyn 1" in "Black Footnotes" presented by Rebel Theater in association with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Run Feb 1st-14th 2015. Black Footnotes has been nominated for the prestigious NY Innovative Theater Award! Purchase Tickets: www.nuyorican.org
Smart work and ingenuity has landed Adiagha her very own online radio show, "The G.O.O.DLIFE" with the Go Pro Radio Network in Jersey City, NJ!! The G.O.O.DLIFE launches January 7th 2015 and will air every Wednesday (8pm-9pm). To listen live go to www.goproradio.com.
Adiagha has been cast by esteemed American Playwright and Princeton University Lecturer, Robert Neil Sandberg, in a musical reading of his newest work, "Mad Dreams". Performance at Mill Hill Playhouse on November 23rd 2014.
In celebration of the 40th Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls", Adiagha will be Lady in Blue at La Maison d'Art in Harlem on October 22, 2014 as part of a visual artist exhibition. Event curated by Soul L Eo. Visit www.lamaisondartny.com
Birdie, Gloria, MinniJean Lothaire and Rosa Parks=Adiagha! You can see her bring these formidable characters to life in "Little Rock: An American Play" written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj presented by Passage Theatre Company. Run October 2nd-26th. Mill Hill Playhouse (205 East Front Street Trenton, NJ). Visit www.passagetheatre.org to purchase tickets!
Adiagha is off to Washington DC! She will be performing in the 2014 DC Black Theatre Festival as "Fran" in "Crazy Love" written by Geiselle Fauntleroy and directed by Michele Hawkins-Jones. Run June 27th-28th 2014 at the Sitar Arts Center. For more information, visit http://dcblacktheatrefestival.com
She can sing AND dance! Adiagha will be performing as "Ronnette" in Little Shop of Horrors with the Mt. Carmel Theatre Company in Williamsburg Brooklyn directed by Adam Mace! Preview will be on June 5th; Run June 6-8th 2014.
Adiagha can next be seen as "Violet Dickinson" in the staged reading of Shelia Payton's "Facing The Shadow" as part of the 5th Potpourri World Women Works Series produced by Rhthym Color Associates in association with Voza Rivers New Heritage Theater Group on March 22nd 6pm at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church Repertory Theater.
March 6th 2014: Adiagha will reprise her role from "Broken Motherhood Museum" (dir. by Miriam Tabb) for the NYC Museum of Motherhood's Annual Scholar Conference. This year's theme examines the invisibility of motherhood in society. For more information on how you can support this wonderful organization, visit www.mommuseum.org/about.
Check out Adiagha as "Molly Boley" in Voza Rivers New Heritage Theatre Group's "Black Wall Street"(2014) written by Celeste Bedford Walker & directed by Patricia Floyd at the Joseph P. Kennedy Center in Harlem. Run: Feb 15-16, & 22-23 2014 with special pererformance excerpts (Jan 18th - African American Museum in Hempstead, LI; Feb. 8th - Queens Library; Feb. 9th Rochdale Village, Inc.). This play is double cast. Adiagha can be seen for all performance excerpts and Feb 15th and 16th only for the run.
Adiagha can next be seen as "Mame Wilks" in August Wilson's "Radio Golf" directed by Rob Belchere at the American Theatre of Actors (Sargent Theatre). Preview: October 7-9th; Run Oct 12-14th, 17-20th 2013. Starring: Timothy Simonson (The Trial of Adam Clayton Powell).
Adiagha filmed her first nationally televised ad for the American Museum of Natural History called "Maria and The Dinosaur" produced by the award winning production company, Wanderfilms. Visit www.wanderfilms.com.
Adiagha can next be seen as Georgia Hayes in "The Exonerated" directed by Lenny Banovez at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, NY. Exonerated explores the worlds of six innocent men and women who, after years in jail, emerged from death row to try to reclaim what was left of their lives. Run: June 12th-16th 2013. To purchase tickets, visit www.secrettheatre.com.
Adiagha is on tv! The cast of Miriam Tabb's Broken Motherhood Museum was featured on The Carmen Mathis Show! (Manhattan Public Access Television). Episode will air August 1st, 2013.
Adiagha was cast in "Broken Motherhood Museum," an immersive theatrical experience written/directed by Miriam Tabb in which the audience is challenged to view the burden of unrealistic expectations of motherhood society places on women. Premieres April 26 - May 5th 2013 at 133rd Street Arts Center. For more information visit www.NuAFriKanTheatre.org
Adiagha's last production, "Show Way" (directed by Melissa Maxwell) was nominated for an Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show of the 2012-13 season!
Adiagha has been cast as "Toshi's Mom"/Mama in "Show Way" (directed by Melissa Maxwell) which will be playing at the award winning Vital Theater Company from January through March 2013. The production is part of Vital Theater Company's Family Programming season. For more information, visit www.vitaltheatre.org
Adiagha was cast in her first lead role as "Fannie Lou Hamer" in the off-broadway dramatic musical "Fannie Lou" directed by Felicia Hunter at Hunter College's Lang Recital Hall on October 6th!! Visit www.fannieloumusical.com for tickets and information.
In celebration of its 45th Anniversary, the National Black Theatre has produced the musical, "A Time To Love", written by NBT's CEO, Sade Lythcott and directed by John Scutchins. "A TIme To Love" brilliantly features selections by Stevie Wonder! Adiagha has been cast as "Tanya"! Run: June 21st - July 8th 2012. Soundtrack available for purchase. Contact NBT at (212) 722-3800 for details.