Erika La Vonn
Mary of Scotland
Most recently seen as Nya in Penumbra Theatre Company’s production of Pipeline, Ms. LaVonn is a 2019 Drammy Award Best Actor recipient for her portrayal of Rose in Fences at Portland Playhouse, as well as an LA Times pick for best actor 2019 for her work as Amina in the world premiere of Sheepdog at South Coast Repertory. She spent several years on Broadway in The Lion King and has been blessed to work from coast to coast, as well as overseas. She counts What I Learned in Paris, The Mountaintop, and A Raisin in the Sun among favorite projects, and is pleased to make her classical debut as Mary Stuart at Pioneer Theatre Company. Erika dedicates her performances to her precious Jia, Zozi, and Tjin-Tjin, and to the Royalty, fight, perseverance and success of each of her family members. May All here be blessed with a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year!