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Cedric Cannon

 
Bio:
Renowned for his versatility as a performer, American baritone Cedric Cannon is equally at home on the operatic, musical theater and concert stages. Cedric has just returned from The O'Neill Theater Conference where he performed a Balozi in the workshop production of "Goddess", Cedric appeared as a ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Renowned for his versatility as a performer, American baritone Cedric Cannon is equally at home on the operatic, musical theater and concert stages. Cedric has just returned from The O'Neill Theater Conference where he performed a Balozi in the workshop production of "Goddess", Cedric appeared as a ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2000
Crown
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Ensemble/Other Roles
Ensemble
Sir Sagramore
Man of LaMancha [US Tour]
Music Fair Productions, 2001
Performer

Photos

Cedric Cannon and Kimberlee Monroe Photo

Cedric Cannon and Kimberlee Monroe

From: 
Date:
04/24/2019
Cedric Cannon, Jordan Tyson & Jeremiah James Photo

Cedric Cannon, Jordan Tyson & Jeremiah James

From: 
Date:
05/31/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2000
Crown

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Ensemble/Other Roles

Ensemble

Sir Sagramore

Man of LaMancha [US Tour]
Music Fair Productions, 2001
Performer

Cedric Cannon Biography

Renowned for his versatility as a performer, American baritone Cedric Cannon is equally at home on the operatic, musical theater and concert stages. Cedric has just returned from The O'Neill Theater Conference where he performed a Balozi in the workshop production of "Goddess", Cedric appeared as a soloist with the New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, and with the Israel Kibbutz Orchestra. Since his professional concert debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, He has appeared with The Filarmonica De Montevideo, Uruguay. The Illinois Philharmonic, The Dayton Philharmonic, The Amarillo Opera, Teatro Regio di Parma, the Polish Radio Orchestra as well as the Oakland, Savannah, Springfield, Santa Rosa, Eastern Connecticut, Saskatoon Canada and the Reykjavik Iceland Symphonies. He has also appeared as a guest soloist at the Pushkin Festival, Moscow. Mr. Cannon performs regularly with pianist Leon Bates, and wife, La-Rose Saxon, in concert performances of Gershwin on Broadway and Gershwin by Request. Mr. Cannon's combined talents have been seen on the musical theater stage throughout North America, Asia and Europe. He had the honor to portray G_d in Paul Dicks PASSAJJ production of Moses, My Love and has just completed filming Ben Donellon's independent film "Know your Logic" in the role of Principal Barry. He played the roles of Hamilton Lightfoot/Menuki in the off-Broadway Production of In Dahomey, opposite Shirley Verrett with The New Federal Theater. Other theater credits include his role of Old Deuteronomy in Cats in Hamburg(Stella Productions), Germany, Pish-Tush in the Mikado (NYGAS), Husky Miller in Carmen Jones, Billy Bounce in the New York premiere of Leroy Jenkins' jazz opera Three Willies (Providence Productions), The Governor and Innkeeper in the National Tour of Man of LaMancha (Park Avenue Productions), and starred as the Pirate King in the Pirates of Penzance (NYGAS). Cannon made his Broadway debut as Sir Sagramore in the Music Fair Productions revival of Camelot. He has performed with the Oakland Opera Company's productions of The Barber of Seville, Madame Butterfly and LaBoheme. Cedric performed with the San Francisco Pocket Opera where he debuted the title role of Eugene Onegin, Caspar in Der Freischutz and the role of Lord Cecil in Mary Stuart. Mr. Cannon has performed in productions of Porgy and Bess with the Houston Grand Opera in the role of Jake, with the Grand Rapids Opera, Edmonton Opera, Carolina Opera, New Orleans Opera and New York City Opera in the role of Crown, Metropolitan Opera in the role of Robbins and sang his first Porgy at the Frankfurt Opera. Since then he has sung the role of Porgy throughout North America, Great Britain, Ireland, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Cannon's television and film credits include The Slap, Blind, Seven Lovers, Good Funk, Moon and Sun, Old 37, Know Your Logic,The Viral Demon, Raw Nerve, Cosby, Oz, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, All My Children, As the World Turns and Another World.





Cedric Cannon News

Casting Announced For Premiere Stages' CERTAIN ASPECTS OF CONFLICT IN THE NEGRO FAMIL Photo Casting Announced For Premiere Stages' CERTAIN ASPECTS OF CONFLICT IN THE NEGRO FAMILY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the staged reading of Tylie Shider's Certain Aspects of Conflict in the Negro Family October 29-31 in Kean University's Liberty Hall Academic Center (1003 Morris Avenue Building 2, Union, N.J.).

Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Today At Ivoryton Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Today At Ivoryton Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2019

When the movie, GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, began filming in March 1967, it was still illegal for interracial couples to marry in fourteen states, mostly in the South. Changing attitudes in the country and the landmark case Loving v. Virginia coincided with the production of the movie and by the end of the year, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mr. and Mrs. Loving, ruling that marriage is a fundamental human right and effectively ending all anti-miscegenation marriage laws in America.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Comes to The Ivoryton Playhouse Photo GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Comes to The Ivoryton Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019

When the movie, GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, began filming in March 1967, it was still illegal for interracial couples to marry in fourteen states, mostly in the South. Changing attitudes in the country and the landmark case Loving v. Virginia coincided with the production of the movie and by the end of the year, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mr. and Mrs. Loving, ruling that marriage is a fundamental human right and effectively ending all anti-miscegenation marriage laws in America.

Christina DeCicco, Samantha Massell, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of DIVIDED Photo Christina DeCicco, Samantha Massell, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of DIVIDED
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2018

An industry reading of the new musical DIVIDED will feature Christina DeCicco (Evita, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Sister Act); Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, La Boheme); Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Sunday in the Park with George, Annie, South Pacific); Jamison Scott (Memphis, Grease, Spiderman, Motown); L. Steven Taylor (Lion King); Patrick Boll (Old Times, Mamma Mia, Faith Healer, Twentieth Century); Barbara McCulloh (Tom Jones, Peter Pan, The King and I); LaDonna Burns; Michael Hunsaker; Dustin Sullivan; Deborah Tranelli; Cedric Cannon; Cynthia Nesbit; and Paul Page.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jordan Tyson, Jelani Aladdin and More in New Musical SWEETEE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Sweetee, a new American musical, a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) opens tomorrow, June 1 and runs until June 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for New Musical SWEETEE, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Sweetee, new American musical, begins a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) tonight, May 23, for a run through June 18, with opening night on June 1. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

New Musical SWEETEE Opens this Month at Ford Foundation Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Sweetee (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com), a new American musical, begins a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) from May 23  - June 18 with opening night scheduled for June 1.

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th.

Broadway Stars from HAMILTON & More Perform DIVIDED in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

DIVIDED, the powerful new musical by Kristen and Luanne Rosenfeld, and directed by Paul Stancato, will premiere in a concert performance by some of Broadway's brightest stars at Feinstein's/54 Below, in New York City on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 9:30 PM.

Broadway's 'It Guy' Andrew Chappelle Featured in Musical 'DIVIDED' (In Concert)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

On Sunday November 20, 2016 Andrew Chappelle Broadway's 'It guy' from the mega-hit HAMILTON will be featured in the electrifying new musical DIVIDED (In Concert) to be presented at New York's Feinstein's / 54 Below.


Cedric Cannon Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Cedric Cannon been in?
Cedric Cannon has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Cedric Cannon been in?
Cedric Cannon has not appeared in the West End