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Brandon Victor Dixon

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Production, 2020
Dan
  [Broadway]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2019
Tom Collins
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Judas
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016
Coalhouse Walker Jr.
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Eubie Blake
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Production, 2015
Odysseus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Aaron Burr [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015
Black
  [West End]
Young Vic Production, 2014
Haywood Patterson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Berry Gordy
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2011
Tom Collins [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Haywood Patterson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Harpo
Harpo
  [Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2003
Simba
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Royal

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Olivia Simmons, Danella Sapone and Juliana Padilla with Brandon Victor Dixon Photo

Olivia Simmons, Danella Sapone and Juliana Padilla with Brandon Victor Dixon

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05/13/2022
SAY TEENs with Brandon Victor Dixon and Everette Bradley Photo

SAY TEENs with Brandon Victor Dixon and Everette Bradley

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05/13/2022
Brandon Victor Dixon, Monet and Tariq Trotter aka Black Thought Photo

Brandon Victor Dixon, Monet and Tariq Trotter aka Black Thought

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02/16/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer

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

  [Broadway]
FOX Live Televised Production, 2019
Tom Collins

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Judas

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016
Coalhouse Walker Jr.

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Eubie Blake

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Production, 2015
Odysseus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Aaron Burr [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2015
Black

  [West End]
Young Vic Production, 2014
Haywood Patterson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Berry Gordy

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2011
Tom Collins [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Haywood Patterson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Harpo

Harpo

  [Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2003
Simba

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Royal

Brandon Victor Dixon Biography

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 YoungNewYorkers.org. Dixon was raised in Maryland, and is a graduate of Columbia University.

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
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Brandon Victor Dixon, The Scottsboro Boys
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Brandon Victor Dixon, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Brandon Victor Dixon, The Color Purple

Brandon Victor Dixon News

Photos: Inside the Vineyard Theatre Gala Celebrating Laura Nyro Photo Photos: Inside the Vineyard Theatre Gala Celebrating Laura Nyro
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Just last night, Billy Crudup and Deirdre O'Connell co-hosted Vineyard Theatre's annual gala, honoring New York City Council Member Carlina Rivera and celebrating the music of the extraordinary late singer-songwriter Laura Nyro. 

Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala Photo Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This year’s SAY Gala took place on the first day of National Stuttering Awareness Week, running from May 9-15, 2022. NSAW was conceived to shine a global light on stuttering, a complex fluency disorder that touches over 70 million people worldwide, including 5% of all children.

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup¬†(‚ÄúThe Morning Show,‚ÄĚ The Vineyard‚Äôs¬†Harry Clarke) and¬†Deirdre O'Connell¬†(recent Tony Nominee for¬†Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre‚Äôs annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

See AN OFFICER AND A SHOWCASE Featuring AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Tour Cast at Feins Photo See AN OFFICER AND A SHOWCASE Featuring AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Tour Cast at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

FEINSTEIN‚ÄôS/54 BELOW, Broadway‚Äôs Supper Club, will present the cast of the North American Tour of¬†An Officer and a Gentleman¬†in¬†‚ÄúAn Officer and a Showcase‚Ä̬†on¬†Tuesday, May 24¬†at¬†7:00PM.¬†

Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More to Join The Stuttering Association Photo Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More to Join The Stuttering Association for the Young Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young¬†will host its 20th Annual Benefit Gala, live and in person, on Monday, May 9, 2022. The evening will begin at 6:00 PM at Tribeca 360ňö, and will feature a performance and dinner.

92Y to Present Darius de Haas in YOU SEND ME: THE SONGS AND SOUL OF SAM COOKE Photo 92Y to Present Darius de Haas in YOU SEND ME: THE SONGS AND SOUL OF SAM COOKE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

Lyrics and Lyricists‚ĄĘ¬†50th anniversary season will continue¬†with¬†You Send Me: The Song and Soul of Sam Cook¬†on¬†April 23, 24¬†and¬†25. Darius de Haas¬†delves into the world of Sam Cooke ‚Äď his gospel roots and triumphant 1964 engagement at the Copacabana; his classics of romance, and work as a trailblazing entrepreneur and civil rights activist.

Wollman Rink Presents BROADWAY SINGS Beyoncé And Lady Gaga Photo Wollman Rink Presents BROADWAY SINGS Beyoncé And Lady Gaga
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Grab some skates, a signature drink from the rink side Hot Toddy Tent, and come party with Broadway Sings at Wollman Rink in Central Park for their final rink side concert event of the season!

MUSE/IQUE Announces Yearlong L.A. Composed: A Festival Of Los Angeles Music Photo MUSE/IQUE Announces Yearlong L.A. Composed: A Festival Of Los Angeles Music
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2022

MUSE/IQUE continues its 2021-22 season, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, with an adventurous yearlong concert series that explores Los Angeles’ defining moments and artists who shaped the city’s legendary musical history.

BWW Interview: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL at Lesher Center For The Arts Sings in Celebrati Photo BWW Interview: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL at Lesher Center For The Arts Sings in Celebration of Life
by Jim Munson - Feb 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to legendary actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell about the uplifting show he'll be performing at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek on February 25th.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More!
by - Feb 17, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of Lana Gordon in the role of Persephone in Hadestown beginning Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Plus, watch the premiere of the new web series, The Aging Ingenue! In today's episode: Claire gives a killer audition! ... but for which role? Starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.

Brandon Victor Dixon Videos

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON VideoVIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 12, with Broadway Out East.

VIDEO: Broadway Goes to the Hamptons with Broadway Out East on Backstage LIVE with Ri VideoVIDEO: Broadway Goes to the Hamptons with Broadway Out East on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 16, 2021

Watch as he chats with Jessica Vosk, Elizabeth Stanley, Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and Justin Smith- part of the team that will bring Broadway to the Hamptons this summer with Broadway Out East. Calissa's Their Water Mill hotspot (1020 Montauk Highway) will host a series of performances by some of Broadway’s most talented stars.

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016 VideoCelebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021

Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.

Celebrating Black History Month: MOTOWN Raises the Volume on Broadway VideoCelebrating Black History Month: MOTOWN Raises the Volume on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2021

Watch below as the original company performs 'Stop! In the Name of Love,' 'I Want You Back,' 'Can I Close the Door,' 'Do You Love Me,' 'Get Ready' and 'Dancing In the Street' and click here for even more performances from Broadway in Bryant Park.

Celebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island VideoCelebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2021

Ragtime originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances. With music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the United States: African Americans, upper-class suburbanites, and Eastern European immigrants.

Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013 VideoBroadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2020

Today we flashback to 2013, when Motown first performed on the Bryant Park stage. Motown opened on April 14, 2013 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 738 performances, and returned to Broadway in 2016. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams, it starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia Lekae, Bryan Terrell Clark, Charl Brown, and more.

Broadway Rewind: RAGTIME Brings Rhythm & Rhyme to Ellis Island in 2016 VideoBroadway Rewind: RAGTIME Brings Rhythm & Rhyme to Ellis Island in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, for a special concert presentation of Ragtime on Ellis Island. The musical originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances.

Broadway Rewind: Broadway's Just Wild About SHUFFLE ALONG in 2016 VideoBroadway Rewind: Broadway's Just Wild About SHUFFLE ALONG in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed was celebrating its ten Tony nominations. The musical, directed by George C. Wolfe, played for 100 performances at the Music Box Theatre.


Brandon Victor Dixon Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brandon Victor Dixon been in?
Brandon Victor Dixon has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Brandon Victor Dixon been in?
Brandon Victor Dixon has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

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

What awards has Brandon Victor Dixon been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed , Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Scottsboro Boys , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Motown: The Musical , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Scottsboro Boys Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Scottsboro Boys and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple .