Starring in "Blue" at Washington DC's Arena Stage. (April 2000 - present)
Originated the role of "Angel" in Pearl Cleage's play "Blues for an Alabama Sky", which opened in Atlanta during the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Member of the original Broadway
cast of the 1981 musical "Dreamgirls" portraying 'Announcers, Fans, Reporters, Stagehands, Party Guests, and Photographers' (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)TV commercial
for Pop Secret Jumbo Pop popcorn (1996)
(February 2000) Host of Pillsbury Bake-Off.
She recorded an album in 1978 which was produced by Victor Willis of The Village People. The album was dedicated to Josephine Baker.
Queueing area video for Dinosaur at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Walt Disney World).
Starred in the title role of the play "Medea" during the 1997-98 season of The Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia. "Medea" was directed by Kenny Leon.
Sits on the Board of Directors of The Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia.
Appeared in the New York City and Los Angeles productions of the play "The Vagina Monologues."
Starred in the Broadway
production of "Into the Woods"; Lauren Velez
was her understudy.
in "Helen" (2002)
(September 2002): Plays Peggy Clark in "Blue" play by Charles Randolph- Wright and Nona Hendryx (Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, California, USA).
(April 2004): Played Lena Younger in "A Raisin in the Sun" play by Lorraine Hansberry (Royale Theater, New York City, New York, USA). She won a Tony award
for her performance.
(December 2004): Plays Aunt Ester in "Gem of the Ocean" play by August Wilson (Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
Appeared in the original Broadway
productions of "The Wiz" in 1975 and "Dreamgirls" in 1981.TV commercial
for Liberty Medical (2005)
Stars as Bernarda Alba in the premiere of Michael John Lachiusa's musical Bernarda Alba. Off-Broadway
at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in New York City. Previews begin February 11, 2006 with an official opening on March 6, and to close on April 9, 2006.
In 1978 she recorded a disco album under her maiden name of Phylicia Allen titled Josephine Superstar that was released on Casablanca Records. This was a one woman musical released only in album form about the life of Josephine Baker which Phylicia narrated and sang. This obscure collectors item is well regarded among many club DJ's as a disco era classic!
(December 2007): Played Queen in the "Cymbeline" play by William Shakespeare (Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
(2009) Print ads for the Jenny Craig weight loss system.
(June 2009): Played Violet Weston in "August: Osage County" play by Tracy Letts on Broadway
(Music Box Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
(November 2012) TV commercial
, "Let's Get to Work," for University of Phoenix (voice over).
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