Nyla Watson

Nyla Watson made her Broadway debut in the restaging of Waitress the Musical at the Barrymore Theatre in September 2021.

Nyla became the first person to make their Broadway debut after the COVID-19 pandemic, performing in the ensemble.

Nyla is also a voice teacher, coach and competition singer in the New York City community and a grad of New York University, where she received a Masters in Music Theatre Voice.

Selected Previous Credits


  • The Color Purple, Tour
  • Wicked, Tour


  • The Color Purple, Paper Mill Playhouse
  • Ragtime, Cain Parks Alma Theatre
  • Kiss Me, Kate, Barrington Stage Company
  • Murder Ballad, Playhouse Square
  • Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Cain Park’s Alma Theatre
  • Into The Woods, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre
  • Little Shop of Horrors, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre
  • Follies, John Patrick Theatre
NameNyla Watson
TrainedBaldwin Wallace University
RoleEnsemble Broadway Restaging