Throughout her performing career, VANESSA WILLIAMS has maintained a reputation as one of the most respected and multi-faceted entertainers in the world. She has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television, and motion pictures. She has sold over four million albums worldwide and her skills as an actress on stage, in film, and on television have earned praise from the most seasoned of critics.
In June 1994, Williams achieved a long-cherished goal, her starring debut on Broadway, taking the theatrical commuity by storm in Kiss of the Spider Woman. Williams recently starred in the Tony Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's Into the Woods, garnering rave reviews and sold-out houses in Los Angeles before she and the cast took the show to Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. She earned her first Tony Award nomination, for Best Actress in a Musical, one of the show's 10 nominations.