Erzulie, Once on This Island (Spinning Tree Theatre, J Robert Schraeder Photography)

Holly Jolly Trolley (RWS Entertainment Group, Photos by Vincent Pelligrino, Ricki Brown)

Don't Stop Believin' (Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, Photos by Ricki Brown)

Deloris Van Cartier, Sister Act (Wichita State University, Photos by Liz Harp)

B.J., Smokey Joe's Cafe (Prairie Repertory Theatre, Photos by Emily Weber)

Motormouth Maybelle, Hairspray (Photos by Emily Weber)

Matron Mama Morton, Chicago (Photos by Liz Harp)

B.J., Smokey Joe's Cafe (Wichita State University, Photos by Liz Harp)

Mimi Marquez, RENT