Norm Lewis Remembers Fellow Phantom- the Late Robert Guillaume
Guillaume made his Broadway debut in Finian's Rainbow, followed by roles in Kwamina and Tambourines to Glory before taking the title role in Purlie.
He starred as 'Nathan Detroit' in an all-black revival of Guys and Dolls, which earned him both a Tony and a Drama Desk nomination in 1977. He also played the title role in Broadway's Cyrano - The Musical.
Below, Norm Lewis, who was the first African American to play the Phantom on Broadway, remembers the stage legend:
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