This summer Virginia played Minnie Fay in Hello Dolly at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma!
Here's a bit about me!
Born and bred, Kentucky fried, Virginia is a musical theatre actress based in NYC!
Virginia's theatrical career started at the young age of four when she stole a mic at a rehearsal dinner and wowed the audience with her rendition of "Oops I Did it Again." Virginia followed her passion, and later attended the School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Lexington, Kentucky. Virginia is a graduate of Oklahoma City University and is currently living in New York City!
In her spare time Virginia enjoys cycling, making Kentucky fried chicken, and promoting her Non Profit heARTS for the ARTS, that provides arts education to students who lack access. (click here for more info)
News and Reviews!
Virginia Newsome also has some of the best comic timing you'll see in her very funny role as Minnie. While the high pitched voice can be a little grating at times, she makes up for it with commitment to the role, energy, charisma and just being flat out hilarious.
Broadway World on Hello Dolly!
"Virginia Newsome, Keslie Ward and Kayley Were as the female entourage also did a splendid job."
News OK on Bernice Bobs Her Hair