A look at where you can catch Alabama performers and other artists on stage and screen. (If you have some additions or corrections, please email me at email@example.com). Note: This is meant to be a list of current projects.
Jordan Fisher, appearing as Anthony in the revival of “Sweeney Todd” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Read more about Jordan here.
Audrey Cardwell, appearing in the ensemble and as cover for the lead, Maizy, in “Shucked” at the Nederlander Theatre. Read more about Audrey here.
DeMarius R. Copes, appearing in the ensemble of “Some Like it Hot” at the Shubert Theatre. Read more about DeMarius here.
Brandon A. McCall, appearing as Simba in “The Lion King” at the Minskoff Theatre. Read more about Brandon here.
Charlie Bryant III, appearing as Seaweed in the national tour of “Hairspray.” (In Atlanta May 30-June 4)
Willem Butler, appearing as Dmitry in the national tour of “Anastasia.”
Nick Rashad Burroughs, appearing as Toulouse-Lautrec in the national tour of “Moulin Rouge.”
Craig First, appearing as Brad in the national tour of “Hairspray.” (In Atlanta May 30-June 4)
Addison Garner, appearing as Velma Von Tussle in the national tour of “Hairspray.” Read more about Addison here. (In Atlanta May 30-June 4)
Nicholas Dion Reese, appearing as Duane in the national tour of “Hairspray.” (In Atlanta May 30-June 4)
Lexie Dorsett Sharp, in the cast of the national tour of “Beetlejuice.”
Nikisha Williams, appearing as Eliza Hamilton in the national tour of “Hamilton.”
Racquel Williams, appearing as a Worker in the national tour of “Hadestown.” (In Birmingham March 19-24, 2024)
Rachel Burttram Powers, appearing in “The Hunt for Milo Gatto” June 1-4 at Fringe Fort Myers; Read more about Rachel here.
Brendan Powers, appearing in “The Hunt for Milo Gatto” June 1-4 at Fringe Fort Myers. Read more about Brendan here.
MOVIES AND TV
Anna Grace Barlow, appearing in “Jesus Revolution” as Cathe Martin, streaming on Prime Video. Read more about Anna Grace here.
Laverne Cox, appearing as Dr. Laken Perillos on “The Blacklist,” airing on NBC.
Wil Deusner, appearing as Gooch in “You’re Killing Me,” in theaters.
Tommy Dewey, appearing as Brooks McCutcheon in the second season of “Perry Mason,” on HBO. Read more about Tommy here.
Andre Holland, narrating “Frederick Douglass: In FIve Speeches,” airing on HBO.
Michael O’Neill, appearing as Joe Dean in “Air,” streaming on Prime Video now. Read more about Michael here.
Bill Oliver, director of “Our Son,” premiering June 10 at 2 p.m. as part of the Tribeca Festival in New York. Read more about BIll here.
2 comments On Where they are now: Alabama performers on stage and screen
Wonderful information. But do not Forget:
Bonita Hamilton Ceasar (Montgomery) “Lion King” 18 years Broadway
Octavia Spencer (Montgomery) “The help” Academy Award Winner
Tonea Stewart (Montgomery) – Actress “In The Heat Of The Night”/ “A Time To Kill/Ruthless
Sterfon Deming (Montgomery)- International Film?TV hair Stylist
Barry Brown (Montgomery) “Producer/Director/Editor” – Son Of The South, Director
Thomas Stewart (Montgomery) – Award Winning Film Editor/Director – SHStudios
Vanda Jones (Mobile) – Academy Award Nominee International Video Producer/Director
Tim Ware (Montgomery) – Writer/Broadway Actor/Choreographer Disney Studios (2023 Academy Award Nominee)
Felecia Boswell (Montgomery) – Broadway Actress/Singer
Just to name a few….
Hey, Tonea. The list on the blog is meant to be current projects. I’m sure a few on the list are doing things now. I’ll take a look! Hope you’re doing well.