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Clifton Oliver BIO

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Oliver appeared on Broadway in The Lion King (Simba), In the Heights (Benny, opposite Jordin Sparks), Wicked (Fiyero) and in the National Tours of Motown (Berry Gordy), The Lion King (Simba), Rent (Benny and Collins), Ragtime (Ensemble).

His many regional credits incuded Pal Joey (Arkansas Repertory Theatre), Kinky Boots (Lola standby for Billy Porter); West Coast Tour of The Scottsboro Boys (Charlie/Victoria), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Victor), and Godspell (Judas).

Oliver died on August 2, 2023.

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Clifton Oliver STAGE CREDITS

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

[US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Berry Gordy

[Off-Broadway]
2008
Ms. Nina (Wilson)

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Benny [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Green Eyes

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Green Eyes

[New York]
Reading, 2004
George

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2004
Little Albert & the TruTones

The James Early Band

The Five Tuxedos

Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble [Replacement]

Fiyero (Understudy) [Replacement]


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Broadway Veteran Clifton Oliver Passes Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Broadway veteran Clifton Oliver, who died yesterday, August 2, 2023.

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AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? celebrates its 16th anniversary and returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from Moulin Rouge; Ain't Too Proud; Broadway Bounty Hunter; Frozen; Kiss Me, Kate; Be More Chill; Alice By Heart; School Of Rock; and Bandstand on Monday, October 7th at 7pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!

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REVIVAL: THE RESURRECTION OF SON HOUSE at Geva Theatre

To close out their 2018-2019 season Rochester's Geva Theatre chose a piece with deep historical, musical, and local significance. Revival: The Resurrection of Son House was commissioned by Geva in 2015 and received a staged reading that year at their festival 'Journey to the Son: A Celebration of Son House.' The fully-staged production is now getting its world premiere, and it's the perfect capstone to a season rich with history, diverse voices, and new works.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition

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Geva Theatre Center Presents The World Premiere Of REVIVAL

Geva Theatre Center's 46th Season concludes with the world premiere of Revival: The Resurrection of Son House, written and directed by Keith Glover, with music by Son House, Billy Thompson and Keith Glover, musical direction by Billy Thompson and choreography by Norwood Pennewell, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from May 1 through June 2, 2019.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL, SUPERHERO and More

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates 1000th Performer At Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, February 4th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. On this very special evening, the series will reach the milestone of having celebrated the talents of over 1000 diffeent peformers in its history. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

Understudies From KINKY BOOTS, WAITRESS and More Announced for AT THIS PERFORMANCE.. At The Green Room 42

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Lineup Announced for November Edition Of AT THIS PERFORMANCE...

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, November 19th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

At This Performance... to Feature Understudies from COME FROM AWAY, BE MORE CHILL, and More, 10/15

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of  AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, October 15th   at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. This edition celebrates the 15th Anniversary of the series. 

Lineup Announced for Latest Edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE...

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of  AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, September 17th   at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Welcome Cast Members from BE MORE CHILL, MEAN GIRLS, and More!

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July's AT THIS PERFORMANCE... To Include Understudies from DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SUMMER, CAROUSEL And More!

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of  AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, July 16th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

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