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Allen Toussaint

 
Allen Toussaint Headshot
Date of Birth: January 14, 1938 (84)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1992]
Conductor
Music Arranger
Musical Director
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1992]
Conductor

Music Arranger

Musical Director

Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director


Allen Toussaint Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1987 - Best Off Broadway Music Gold Star
Allen Toussaint, Staggerlee

Allen Toussaint News

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce Photo VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

Eddie Palmieri, Bria Skonberg & Jesse Cook Come To SOPAC Photo Eddie Palmieri, Bria Skonberg & Jesse Cook Come To SOPAC
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

In May and June, experience Latin music pianist Eddie Palmieri, trailblazing trumpeter Bria Skonberg and global guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce Photo VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet Photo VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet Photo The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub Photo Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator announced today the complete cast for CO-FOUNDERS, a new hip hop musical about the two most unlikely partners in Silicon Valley, that will have a one-night-only concert on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

Shamarr Allen Releases New Single 'Dance With Me' Photo Shamarr Allen Releases New Single 'Dance With Me'
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022

The official music video for “Dance With Me” is a fun and beautiful visual representation of the many cultures found within New Orleans featuring Kermit Ruffins, Big Sam, Baby Dolls, Zulu Tramps, Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale, Pussy Footers, True Orleans Brass Band, Beyjorettes and DJ Polo 504.

Grammy Winner Kathy Mattea Shares Cover of 'Turn Off the News' Photo Grammy Winner Kathy Mattea Shares Cover of 'Turn Off the News'
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

Grammy award-winning artist Kathy Mattea released today a special rendition of Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real’s “Turn Off The News (Build A Garden).” The song was captured during a recent taping of Mountain Stage, the live performance radio program produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and distributed by NPR Music. “I haven’t fallen this hard for a song in a good long while,” stated Mattea. “It makes its point in such an elegant way. It’s very rare these days to see something so skillfully written, not provoking or aggressive, but not backing away from the issue either.”

Susan Werner Set To Play Three Shows At Club Passim Photo Susan Werner Set To Play Three Shows At Club Passim
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021

Singer songwriter Susan Werner will perform three shows at Club Passim as she continues her North American tour. Celebrating the release of her 16th album, Werner will perform Friday November 5 at 7:00pm and Saturday November 6 at 5:00pm and 8:00pm.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Announces Thirteen Jazz & Blues Shows  Photo South Orange Performing Arts Center Announces Thirteen Jazz & Blues Shows 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021

The South Orange Performing Arts Center's 2021-2022 season boasts thirteen Jazz and Rhythm & Blues shows.

Allen Toussaint Videos

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet VideoVIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: Trombone Shorty Performs 'Here Come The Girls' on LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Trombone Shorty Performs 'Here Come The Girls' on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 8, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW,Trombone Shorty, accompanied by Jon Batiste, lit up the Ed Sullivan Theater with Allen Toussaint's 'Here Come the Girls' from his new album 'Parking Lot Symphony.'

VIDEO: The Hot Sardines Debut 'When I Get Low I Get High' ft. Alan Cumming
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 1, 2016

Below, The Hot Sardines debut 'When I Get Low I Get High' featuring Broadway's Alan Cumming (CABARET). The group's sophomore album 'French Fries & Champagne' is out now!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Telly Leung Sings 'Second Chances' at Joe's Pub
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2015

Leung celebrated the album at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater earlier this week November 23 at 7:00 PM. Check out a clip from the performance below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HBO's FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS Visits New Orleans
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 19, 2014

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways visits New Orleans this Friday, NOV. 21st. Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for HBO's FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 21, 2014

FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS will debut FRIDAY, OCT. 17 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT), followed by other episodes debuting subsequent Fridays at the same time.

VIDEO: First Look - JOHN FOGERTY's New 'Mystic Highway' Video World Premiere
by Caryn Robbins - May 28, 2013

JOHN FOGERTY's video for his new single “Mystic Highway” world premieres today (Tuesday, May 28) across all CMT platforms--CMT, CMT Pure, CMT.com and CMT Mobile. Get a first look below!


Allen Toussaint Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Allen Toussaint been in?
Allen Toussaint has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Allen Toussaint been in?
Allen Toussaint has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Allen Toussaint been nominated for?
Best Off Broadway Music (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Staggerlee .

What awards has Allen Toussaint won?
Best Off Broadway Music (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Staggerlee.