BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Norm Lewis
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Broadway favorite Norm Lewis, moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge. Check out the conversation below!
Lewis most recently starred in A Bed and a Chair: A New York Love Affair, a celebration of songs of Stephen Sondheim presented by City Center Encores! and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Norm was last seen as Senator Edison Davis on the hit ABC drama, "Scandal." He recently received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his performance as Porgy in the Broadway production of The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess.
His many Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Miserables (Drama League nomination), Chicago, Amour, The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon and The Who's Tommy. He starred in the West End/London productions of Les Miserables and the Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert (London's O2 Arena, PBS), and Off-Broadway in The Tempest (Public Theater), Ragtime with the New York Philharmonic, Dessa Rose (Drama Desk nomination, AUDELCO Award), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Drama League nomination), Captains Courageous, and A New Brain. www.normlewis.com
On Saturday, March 8, 2014 (8:30 pm), he will take part in Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook series, celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. TICKETS can be purchased online at Lincoln Center's website for the festival at http://AmericanSongbook.org, via CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, at the Alice Tully Hall and Avery Fisher Hall Box Office, or at the Frederick P. Rose Hall Box Office. Tickets start at $35
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