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Allan Louis

 
Bio:
Came to the States when he was 5, he is fluent in Spanish and Creole. Louis starred in the 2011 Broadway season prod. of Baby It's You. Louis also played the role of Booker T. Washington in Ragtime (LA, 1st National and Phoenix Tour). At the other end of the spectrum, Louis donned a duck suit and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Came to the States when he was 5, he is fluent in Spanish and Creole. Louis starred in the 2011 Broadway season prod. of Baby It's You. Louis also played the role of Booker T. Washington in Ragtime (LA, 1st National and Phoenix Tour). At the other end of the spectrum, Louis donned a duck suit and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Luther Dixon
  [Regional (US)]
American Premiere, 2004
Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Other Roles
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1997
Performer

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Landon Doak, Shannon Taylor, Allan Louis, and Shakura Dickson Photo

Landon Doak, Shannon Taylor, Allan Louis, and Shakura Dickson

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Shannon Taylor, Allan Louis, and Landon Doak as William in I Am William.  Photo

Shannon Taylor, Allan Louis, and Landon Doak as William in I Am William.

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Luther Dixon

  [Regional (US)]
American Premiere, 2004
Ensemble

  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Other Roles

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1997
Performer

Allan Louis Biography

Came to the States when he was 5, he is fluent in Spanish and Creole. Louis starred in the 2011 Broadway season prod. of Baby It's You. Louis also played the role of Booker T. Washington in Ragtime (LA, 1st National and Phoenix Tour). At the other end of the spectrum, Louis donned a duck suit and sang "You've Got a Friend in Me" in The Education of Randy Newman. In TV/Film Louis has had reoccurring roles on Boston Legal, Person of Interest, NCIS. However, Louis is mostly remembered for his turn as the sardonic Marco Giordani on the CW drama Privileged and in the role of Dr. William Palmer in the film Stomp the Yard.
Allan Louis is an established international stage, television and film actor and speaks three languages. Louis came to America when he was five years old. He was raised by his mom, who has never been to the movies. Elsewhere: Dr. Chauvet in Here Are The Fragments (The Theatre Centre)
MC in Oh, What A Lovely War!, Sandor in Grand Hotel,
Baudricourt in Saint Joan, Willie in "Master Harold"...and the Boys, Dracula in Dracula (Shaw Festival); Leonato in Much Ado, Duke Vincentio
Measure For Measure, Caesar in Julius Caesar, Egeon in The Comedy Of Errors, (CanStage); Buddy Black in Helen Lawrence (CanStage,Edinburgh International Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music); Luther Dixon in Baby It's You (Broadway)




Allan Louis News

Final Main Season Shows Start Previews at the Shaw Festival Photo Final Main Season Shows Start Previews at the Shaw Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Bernard Shaw's brilliant dark comedy The Doctor's Dilemma, the first of the final trio of main season shows, begins previews July 16 at the Festival Theatre. On July 27, Cicely Hamilton's funny and prophetic Just to Get Married begins previews at the Royal George Theatre, while August Wilson's haunting Gem of the Ocean begins previews on August 5 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. 

Crow's Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Crow's Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Today, Crow's Theatre Artistic Director Chris Abraham and Executive Director Sherrie Johnson unveiled a 12-show season that spans the classics, contemporary work, CanLit adaptations, musical theatre, dance, and music.

Casting And Creative Teams Announced for Shaw Festival's 60th Anniversary Season Photo Casting And Creative Teams Announced for Shaw Festival's 60th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

Artistic Director Tim Carroll has announced casting and creative teams for the Shaw Festival’s 60th anniversary season.

BWW Review: I AM WILLIAM at the Stratford Festival is a Thoughtful, Funny, and Import Photo BWW Review: I AM WILLIAM at the Stratford Festival is a Thoughtful, Funny, and Important Re-Telling of History
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 17, 2021

Every year, the Stratford Festival mounts a production geared towards young people and I was thrilled to see that despite the unique season that COVID protocols have demanded, the Festival still made this a priority. What’s more, they have made a truly interesting and fun choice in I AM WILLIAM - A play by RĂ©becca DĂ©raspe and ThĂ©Ăątre le Clou with the english translation by Leanna Brodie. Director Esther Jun, Choreographer Alyssa Martin, Dramaturge Kamana Ntibarikure, three musicians including Music Director Njo Kong Kie, and a fabulous four person company, delight audiences with a clever, funny, and thoughtful family-friendly production that is sure to have theatre-goers of all ages engaging in meaningful conversations one minute, while singing a catchy ‘horse’ song to themselves the next.

Photos: I AM WILLIAM Opens at the Stratford Festival Photo Photos: I AM WILLIAM Opens at the Stratford Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

I AM WILLIAM opened this weekend at the Stratford Festival and runs through September 12! Margaret Shakespeare has a dazzling talent for writing, which she yearns to put to serious use. But in an age lethally suspicious of female intellect and literacy, how can she find a way to fulfil her authorial ambitions yet still survive?

Stratford Festival to Begin Performances in July Photo Stratford Festival to Begin Performances in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

The Ontario government has issued its guidance for attendance at outdoor performing arts events, paving the way for the opening of the Stratford Festival’s 2021 season. According to these guidelines, the Stratford Festival will be able to accommodate 100 people (or 25% capacity) in each of its new outdoor canopies.

Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets S Photo Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets Starring Canada's Top Talent
by Alan Henry - Apr 7, 2021

The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953.

Join Stratford's Black Artists Past And Present For A Special Live Stream This Saturd Photo Join Stratford's Black Artists Past And Present For A Special Live Stream This Saturday
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2020

The Stratford Festival has postponed by one week the release of its online programming out of respect for the victims of anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism and those peacefully protesting for change. Today through June 7, the Festival has given free rein over its social media platforms to its Black artists.

BWW Review: HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS examines mental illness through immersion and expl Photo BWW Review: HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS examines mental illness through immersion and exploration
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 24, 2019

HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS combines strong acting, independent exploration, and topical subject matter to create one of the most unique theatrical experiences in Toronto right now. Created by Dr. Suvendrini Lena, it's an immersive look into the life of Dr. Chauvet (Allan Louis), a Black doctor who is diagnosed with schizophrenia and psychosis after experiencing traumatic racist treatment from patients and coworkers.

The Theatre Centre And The ECT Collective Present HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS Photo The Theatre Centre And The ECT Collective Present HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2019

How do we trust what we see or feel? How do we know which voices are truly our own? THE THEATRE CENTRE and THE ECT COLLECTIVE are proud to Co-produce HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS., an immersive work of theatre written by Suvendrini Lena, Theatre Centre Residency artist and CAMH Neurologist. Based on the psychiatric writing of famed political theorist Frantz Fanon and combining narratives, sensory exploration, and scientific and historical analysis, HERE ARE THE FRAGMENTS. reflects on the relationships between identity, history, racism, and mental health. FRAGMENTS. will run November 19 to December 1 at The Theatre Centre (Opening Night November 21).

Allan Louis Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Truth Will Come Out' Episode of TWISTED
by - Jul 31, 2013

The Desai family's connection to Regina threatens to complicate things between the friends, and Jo stumbles upon a shocking secret about Lacey's family in the episode titled "The Truth Will Out,"airing Tuesday, August 6th, at 9:00pm ET/PT on ABC Family. Get a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Ladies from BABY IT'S YOU! Cover 'Firework' for July 4th!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2011

Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is a new Broadway musical conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. BABY IT'S YOU! stars 2011 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel, Allan Louis and Geno Henderson in a cast of 12 that features Erica Ash, Kelli Barrett, Kyra Da Costa, Erica Dorfler, Jahi A. Kearse, Barry Pearl, Christina Sajous, Crystal Starr and Brandon Uranowitz. In the video below, the ladies who play the Shirelles celebrate the Fourth of July with a cover of Katy Perry's 'Firework.'

STAGE TUBE: BABY IT'S YOU! Ladies Cover Rihanna!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2011

Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is a new Broadway musical conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. BABY IT'S YOU! stars 2011 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel, Allan Louis and Geno Henderson in a cast of 12 that features Erica Ash, Kelli Barrett, Kyra Da Costa, Erica Dorfler, Jahi A. Kearse, Barry Pearl, Christina Sajous, Crystal Starr and Brandon Uranowitz.

BWW TV: Original Lead Singer of The Shirelles Announces Post-Show BABY IT'S YOU Concerts
by Robert Diamond - Jun 15, 2011

The original lead singer of The Shirelles, Shirley Alston Reeves, attends Broadway's Baby It's You! and made a special curtain call announcement that she will be giving special post-show concerts from Tuesday July 19th - Friday July 22nd.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of the BABY IT'S YOU! Recording Session
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2011

Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is a new Broadway musical conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. BABY IT'S YOU!, which began previews Saturday, March 26, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), opens Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at BABY IT'S YOU! Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 28, 2011

The new Broadway musical Baby It's You! tells the inspiring story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Starring Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as Greenberg, conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutruxand Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet, Baby It's You! began performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) Saturday, March 26, 2011, and opened last night, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm.

BWW TV: BABY IT'S YOU Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2011

BABY IT'S YOU! began previews Saturday, March 26, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), and opens Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm. Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, with musical supervision and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, orchestrations by Don Sebesky and musical direction by Shelton Becton. Click below for performance highlights!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at BABY IT'S YOU!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2011

In BABY IT'S YOU!, Beth Leavel stars as Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Check out a sneek peak from the show below!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Meets BABY IT'S YOU!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 10, 2011

In BABY IT'S YOU!, Beth Leavel stars as Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. The cast performed for press at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City and Broadway Beat was on hand for the performance and to meet the cast!

STAGE TUBE: First Look At BABY IT'S YOU
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2011

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel discusses the upcoming Broadway production of Baby It's You! during a photo shoot for the new musical.


Allan Louis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Allan Louis been in?
Allan Louis has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Allan Louis been in?
Allan Louis has not appeared in the West End