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Brandon Victor Dixon most recently starred in "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award and he can currently be seen on the series "Power." On Broadway, he most recently starred in "Hamilton." Previous Broadway credits include "Shuffle Along" (Tony Award nomination), "Motown The Musical" (Grammy nomination), and "The Color Purple" (Tony Award nomination), the national tour of "The Lion King," off-Broadway productions of "F**king A," "Rent" and "The Scottsboro Boys." Television credits include "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "One Life to Live," "The Good Wife," "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" and Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It." Dixon's debut single, "#WeAre" is currently available for download on iTunes, with all proceeds benefitting Dixon was raised in Maryland, and is a graduate of Columbia University.

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Brandon Victor Dixon STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2024

Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023

World Premiere Production, 2022

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Production, 2020

FOX Live Televised Production, 2019
Tom Collins

[Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018

Signature Theatre Production, 2017

Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016
Coalhouse Walker Jr.

Original Broadway Production, 2016
Eubie Blake

Public Works Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Aaron Burr [Replacement]

City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015

[West End]
Young Vic Production, 2014
Haywood Patterson

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Berry Gordy

Off-Broadway Revival, 2011
Tom Collins [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Haywood Patterson

Original Broadway Production, 2005


Chicago Production, 2003

Encores! Concert, 2003

Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Brandon Victor Dixon Movies

[2013]The Warrior and the Savior Umthwalo

[2022]88 Femi Jackson

Brandon Victor Dixon TV Shows

Power Terry Silver

Brandon Victor Dixon Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

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

Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor in a Musical

Brandon Victor DixonThe Scottsboro Boys

Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award

Brandon Victor Dixon, Motown: The Musical

The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Brandon Victor Dixon, The Scottsboro Boys

Brandon Victor Dixon Videos

Brandon Victor Dixon News

Liesl Tommy to be Honored at NYTW 2024 Gala; Shoshanna Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon & More to Appear

New York Theatre Workshop's 2024 Gala will honor theater and film visionary Liesl Tommy. Learn more about the gala and about Tommy!

Tituss Burgess, Solea Pfeiffer, and Brandon Victor Dixon to Join BAM!, BLACK ARTISTS IN MUSIC

The Savannah College of Art and Design is inviting you to join BAM!, Black Artists in Music, this Friday, February 23 in Atlanta. Learn about who is taking part and see how to purchase tickets.

SCAD Hosts BAM! Celebrating Black Artists In Music, Featuring Tituss Burgess, Solea Pfeiffer, and More

The Savannah College of Art and Design will host the SCAD Bee Sharps, the university's elite performance ensemble starring American Idol winner and SCAD alum Candice Glover for BAM!, Black Artists in Music, this February 16 at the Lucas Theatre in Savannah.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 8, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 8, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Up on the Marquee: HELL'S KITCHEN

Check out pics of the new marquee for Alicia Keys' Hell's Kitchen on Broadway!

51 Regional Awards Programs to Take Part in 15th Annual Jimmy Awards

51 Regional Awards Programs will participate in the 15th annual Jimmy Awards. Learn about the program and see how to watch!

Maleah Joi Moon, Shoshana Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Will Reprise Roles in HELL'S KITCHEN on Broadway

AKW Productions has just announced the Broadway premiere of the new musical HELL’S KITCHEN and we have the full list of stars and newcomers!

EL COLOR PÚRPURA llega a los cines este viernes

Este viernes 9 de febrero llega a cines de toda España EL COLOR PÚRPURA, película dirigida por Sam Blitz Bazawe y producida por Oprah Winfrey que adapta el musical de Broadway basado en la novela de Alice Walker.

Broadway's HELL'S KITCHEN Establishes Comprehensive Fellowship Program

Alicia Keys and Broadway’s HELL’S KITCHEN have established a comprehensive Fellowship Program. Learn more about the program here!

Brandon Victor Dixon, Erich Bergen, Rachel Dratch & More to Join SAY's 10th Annual Paul Rudd Celebrity Bowling Benefit

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young ’s Paul Rudd’s 10 th Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit will be held on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 7:00pm at Frames Bowling Lounge in New York, NY .

Classical Theatre of Harlem Dedicates 2024 Season to Andre Braugher

On Monday, December 18th, 2023 The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH), hosted a night of holiday entertainment hosted by actor Ethan Hawke. The theatre's annual show was dedicated to longtime trustee Andre Braugher who sadly recently passed away. CTH will be dedicating their entire 2024 season to the actor.

LaChanze Speaks Up About THE COLOR PURPLE Royalties For 'I'm Here'; Says She 'Was a Huge Part at Writing' the Song

LaChanze is speaking up about the mark she made on The Color Purple musical. The actress and producer, who won a Tony Award for playing the role of Celie in the original Broadway production, states that she added lyrics to 'I'm Here.'

Review: Brandon Victor Dixon Brings THE SOUL OF BROADWAY To 54 Below

Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon charmed and dazzled audiences in his solo show debut at 54 Below on December 4.

Vineyard Theatre Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

Discover the latest updates from the Vineyard Theatre as they reveal new additions to their Board of Directors. Get all the details on who will be joining the prestigious board.

Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN Will Transfer to Broadway

HELL’S KITCHEN, conceived by the innovative mind of 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, will make its Broadway premiere this spring! We have all the details on the show's transfer!

Massey Hall to Present Choir! Choir! Choir! Epic 80s Sing-Along

Massey Hall will welcome back Choir! Choir! Choir! to the legendary Allan Slaight Stage onFriday, April 12, 2024 with THE EPIC 80S SING-ALONG! 

Ethan Hawke Will Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Perforamnce

Classical Theatre of Harlem has announcedthat board member Ethan Hawke will host the upcoming Brandon Victor Dixon’s intimate holiday concert.

Ethan Hawke to Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert at Ginny's Supper Club

CTH announces Ethan Hawke as host of Brandon Victor Dixon’s ‘Here for the Holidays’ concert at Red Rooster. Join CTH and Brandon Victor Dixon for an intimate holiday concert on December 18th at Ginny's Supper Club. Limited standing room tickets available.

Photos: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN at The Public

Get a first look at the world premiere of Hell's Kitchen at The Public Theater!


Brandon Victor Dixon has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Brandon Victor Dixon has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Brandon Victor Dixon's first West End show was The Scottsboro Boys which opened in 2014

Brandon Victor Dixon has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. These include Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his role in "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed." He was also nominated for Best Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his performance in "The Scottsboro Boys." Dixon received the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for his role in "Motown: The Musical." Additionally, he was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Scottsboro Boys" and received the Outstanding Lead Actor award at The Lortels for the same show. Lastly, Dixon was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his portrayal in "The Color Purple."

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