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Charles Randolph-Wright

Also Credited As: Charles Randolph Wright
 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Little Albert & The Tru-Tones
The James Early Band
The Five Tuxedos
Ensemble
Ensemble
One of "Little Albert and the Tru-Tones"
One of "The Five Tuxedoes"
One of "The James Early Band"

Productions

 
[West End, 2020] Cancelled
Director
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[West End, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2004]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 0]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Book
Author
Bookwriter
Lyricist






Charles Randolph-Wright News

Casa Ma√Īana's Reid Cabaret Theatre to Present CHRISTMAS WITH NAT AND NATALIE This Ho Photo Casa Ma√Īana's Reid Cabaret Theatre to Present CHRISTMAS WITH NAT AND NATALIE This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

Casa Ma√Īana‚Äôs Reid Cabaret Theatre has completed phase 1 of its renovations and is thrilled to welcome patrons this holiday season. Christmas with Nat and Natalie features the music of the iconic father-daughter duo and will be the first show in the newly remodeled space.

Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night! Photo Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 10, 2022

The Hudson Theatre was the place to be as stars of stage and screen came out to celebrate opening night of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. This vibrant and timely production is directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. See photos from opening night!

Photos: Stars Arrive on the 1776 Red Caret on Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the 1776 Red Caret on Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 7, 2022

There was a revolution on Broadway last night! Roundabout Theatre Company and the American Repertory Theater's new Broadway production of 1776, directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, opened officially at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals!

Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, George Dvorsky and Curtis Wiley to Star in MY WAY: A MUSICA Photo Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, George Dvorsky and Curtis Wiley to Star in MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2022

Casa Ma√Īana will kick off its 22-23 Broadway Season, presented by Frank Kent Cadillac, with My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, September 10-17, 2022. Tickets are on sale now.

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October Photo The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

 Broadway Black presents The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards, which honors Black theatre artists during the 2021-2022 season. The live, in-person ceremony will be held on Monday, October 10 at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem (253 West 125th Street). Awards in 29 competitive categories and five honorary categories will be presented along with performances and guest appearances. 

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washingto Photo Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washington DC's August Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Aug 3, 2022

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our selections for August including Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Color Purple American Prophet, No Place To Go and more!

Review: AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS Premieres at Arena Stag Photo Review: AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS Premieres at Arena Stage
by Morgan Musselman - Jul 30, 2022

A provocative and inspiring new musical, AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS, premieres at Arena Stage now through August 28th.

Photos: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena S Photo Photos: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is now presenting the world-premiere musical American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words, which kicks off the historic theater‚Äôs ‚ÄúSurviving and Thriving‚ÄĚ-themed 2022/23 Season. Check out photos here!

The Prince Fellowship Announces 2022 Fellows Photo The Prince Fellowship Announces 2022 Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announced that Jamila Ponton Bragg has been awarded The Prince Fellowship and Cynthia L. Dorsey has been awarded the Prince/TTLP Fellowship. 

Charles Randolph-Wright Videos

VIDEO: First Look at LaChanze, Chuck Cooper & More in TROUBLE IN MIND Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at LaChanze, Chuck Cooper & More in TROUBLE IN MIND

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and starring Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze.

VIDEO: See Interviews With LaChanze, Michael Zegen, Jessica Frances Dukes & More on T Videoplay
VIDEO: See Interviews With LaChanze, Michael Zegen, Jessica Frances Dukes & More on TROUBLE IN MIND

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

Check out interviews from the cast of Trouble in Mind, including LaChanze as ‚ÄúWiletta Mayer,‚ÄĚ Michael Zegen as ‚ÄúAl Manners,‚ÄĚ Chuck Cooper as ‚ÄúSheldon Forrester,‚ÄĚ Danielle Campbell as ‚ÄúJudy Sears,‚ÄĚ Jessica Frances Dukes as ‚ÄúMillie Davis,‚ÄĚ Brandon Micheal Hall as ‚ÄúJohn Nevins,‚ÄĚ and more.

VIDEO: LaChanze & the Company of TROUBLE IN MIND Get Ready for Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: LaChanze & the Company of TROUBLE IN MIND Get Ready for Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Watch as the company gets ready to bring the show to Broadway!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DELILAH on OWN Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for DELILAH on OWN

by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2021

‚ÄúDelilah‚ÄĚ is executive produced by Craig Wright, Charles Randolph-Wright, and Oprah Winfrey.¬†¬†In 2020, ‚ÄúGreenleaf‚ÄĚ was the year‚Äôs most-watched original cable series with African-American viewers.¬†

Celebrating Black History Month: MOTOWN Raises the Volume on Broadway Videoplay
Celebrating 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.

Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013 Videoplay
Broadway 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.

VIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and M Videoplay
VIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

Blue, the new play directed by Phylicia Rashad, is celebrating Mothers' Day with a new video!

VIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS Videoplay
VIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS

by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

The Broadway-bound production of BeBe Winans' new autobiographical musical BORN FOR THIS, releases its first-ever music video of the title song, starring Donald Webber, Jr., who is set to depict Winans when BORN FOR THIS comes to Broadway (theatre and dates TBA).  Mr. Winans makes a cameo appearance in the music video, as well.

VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson

by Alan Henry - Jul 3, 2018

ArtsEmerson has announced that Born for This - A New Musical will take the stage this summer for a limited engagement, June 15 - July 15 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Downtown Boston. With original music and lyrics by six-time GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winning icon BeBe Winans book by Charles Randolph-Wright, BeBe Winans, and Lisa D'Amour, and direction by Charles-Randolph Wright (Motown the Musical), Born For This celebrates the incredible true story of BeBe Winans - a young man who follows his heart and finds his destiny.

BWW TV: Meet MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Young Michaels
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2017

Meet Nana Ageyman-Bediako (11 years old from Haringey, London), Raphael Higgins-Humes (11 years old from Greenwich, London), Rio Myers (10 years old from Lewisham, London) and Tumo Reetsang (12 years old from Southwark, London), who alternate the roles of Young Michael Jackson, Young Berry Gordy and Young Stevie Wonder in the hit West End show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Click below to watch them share what they love about being in the show!


Charles Randolph-Wright Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Charles Randolph-Wright been in?
Charles Randolph-Wright has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Charles Randolph-Wright been in?
Charles Randolph-Wright has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Charles Randolph-Wright written?
Charles Randolph-Wright has written 4 shows including Born for This (Book), The Diva is Dismissed (Playwright), Blue (Bookwriter), Blue (Playwright).