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Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees - SHUFFLE ALONG's Brandon Victor Dixon

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On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next week, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical nominee for Shuffle Along, Brandon Victor Dixon, as captured by Walter McBride!

Dixon's Broadway credits include: Berry Gordy in Motown: The Musical (Grammy and Drama League Award nominations) and Harpo in The Color Purple (Tony Award nomination). National tour: Simba in The Lion King. Off-Broadway: Rent and The Scottsboro Boys (Lucille Lortel, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations). City Center Encores!: Cotton Club Parade with Wynton Marsalis and House of Flowers. Regional: the title role inRay Charles Live! (Pasadena Playhouse) and Far From Heaven(Williamstown Theatre Festival). Television: "One Life to Live," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "The Good Wife," and Quincy Jones's "America's Millennium." A graduate of Columbia University, Dixon is the recipient of Columbia University's I.A.L. Diamond Award, the NFAA First Level Award, and was a Presidential Scholar semifinalist.

The American Theatre Wing's 70th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden, will air on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 12, 2016 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

For the full list of nominees, click here!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon

Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Brandon Victor Dixon


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