Bethany Thomas is a Chicago based actress and singer. Her credits include: Fool Me Twice, Deja Vu (Second City); The Tempest (Chicago Shakespeare); Porgy and Bess (Court Theatre); All Shook Up, Big Fish (Theatre at the Center); Hairspray (Drury Lane Theatre); Hair (Paramount Theatre); Marry Me A Little, Into The Woods, Nine, Ragtime (Porchlight Music Theater); as well as work with About Face Theatre, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre and American Theater Company. Regional credits include: Little Shop of Horrors (Geva Theatre Center); The Color Purple, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Ragtime, Man Of La Mancha, and A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Repertory Theater). Ms. Thomas appeared in the second seasons of Empire (FOX) and You're So Talented (OpenTV). She is the proud recipient of a Joseph Jefferson Award, an After Dark Award, and a Black Theatre Alliance Award.