Akron Watson

Birth Place: Dallas, TX

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Akron Watson BIO

Broadway: The Color Purple Revival. Off-Broadway: The Fortress of Solitude (The Public Theater). Regional: Dreamgirls (North Shore Music Theater); Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center); Smokey Joes' Cafe (WaterTower Theatre); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Theatre Three Dallas); The Shipment (Undermain Theatre); Kismet (Lyric Stage); The Royale (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis). Film/TV: NBC's "Friday Night Lights"; NBC's "Chase"; Seasons of Gray; and Spilt Milk. Voiceover: "Borderland the Pre-Sequel" (Dunks Watson), "The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct" (Chris Brian), Satoshi-Toonami’s "Michiko & Hatchin." Featured on American Idol, "Season 6."

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Akron Watson STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Trevor [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Ensemble

Young Man

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer


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Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Raleigh Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Kennedy Center

A brilliantly-performed, well-mounted play about a horribly-performed, disastrously staged play.

Cast Set for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at The Kennedy Center

The cast has been revealed for the The Play That Goes Wrong Washington, D.C. production coming to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a limited three-and-a-half week engagement.

Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Inspires At North Carolina Theatre

Whether you've read Alice Walker's novel or seen Spielberg's film adaptation, it's fair to assume that you might already know the main beats of this modern American classic. But seeing North Carolina Theatre's production of the musical adaptation will make you feel like you're experiencing the story for the first time.

THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out Now

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have released four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.

Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection. Adventures in Reality, Canard, Canard, Goose?, In the Footprint: The Battle for the Atlantic Yards, and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play will all be available in digital and streaming formats on Friday, March 24.

Theatre Arlington To Unveil New Walk Of Fame Honoring Artists

Broadway, television, opera, broadcast news … even a New York Times bestselling author! A great deal of talent has made its way across the Theatre Arlington stage and into the world outside our area over the theater's 50 years.

North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast And Creatives Of THE COLOR PURPLE

The cast, ensemble, and creative team of The North Carolina Theatre's The Color Purple take us on a heart-wrenching yet joyful journey to a deeper understanding and celebration of life.

Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More to be Featured on THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Final Installment

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.

Video: Highlights From GUYS AND DOLLS at the Kennedy Center, Starring Phillipa Soo, James Monroe Iglehart, and More!

An all new highlights video has been released from Guys and Dolls at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The new production ran October 7–16, 2022 in the Eisenhower Theater.

Tickets On Sale Now For HANG TIME World Premiere at The Flea; Complete Cast Announced

The Flea has announced the complete cast and design team for the world-premiere production of HANG TIME, the new play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Zora Howard.

ENTERTAINMENTX Podcast Turns 5 Years Old This Month

Entertainmentx, which gets to the heart, soul and drive of top performers in the entertainment industry, turns 5 years old on February 5th.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; Maine State Music Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; at Maine State Music Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; Maine State Music Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; Waterville's TUCK EVERLASTING Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at Eisenhower Theatre At The Kennedy Center

Broadway Center Stage brings one of the greatest shows of the Golden Age of Musicals to the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theatre for a limited engagement.

Review Roundup: GUYS AND DOLLS Opens at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls, is running now through October 16. The cast features Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller, Steven Pasquale,and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Phillipa Soo. Read the reviews here!

Photos: First Look at Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale, Jessie Mueller, and James Monroe Iglehart in GUYS AND DOLLS

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has released production photos for its star-studded Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls, running now through October 16. Check out the photos here!

Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's GUYS AND DOLLS, Starring James Monroe Iglehart, Jessie Mueller, Phillipa Soo & Steven Pasquale

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present its Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls. Helmed by Marc Bruni, the all-star cast will be led by Tony Award® winner James Monroe Iglehart as Nathan Detroit, Tony Award® winner Jessie Mueller as Miss Adelaide, Steven Pasquale as Sky Masterson, and Tony Award® nominee and Grammy Award® winner Phillipa Soo as Sarah Brown. Watch video highlights of the cast in rehearsals!

Akron Watson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Akron Watson has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Akron Watson has not appeared in the West End.

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