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Damon J. Gillespie

 

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2019
Tommy Djilas
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Original Production, 2018
Le Bret
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's Adapted Revival, 2017
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2019
Tommy Djilas

  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Original Production, 2018
Le Bret

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's Adapted Revival, 2017
Ensemble






Damon J. Gillespie News

THE COLOR PURPLE's Rodney Thompson Takes Over Our Instagram! Photo THE COLOR PURPLE's Rodney Thompson Takes Over Our Instagram!
by HaleyJane Rose - Aug 6, 2022

The Muny is presenting Legally Blonde! Tune into our Instagram Story as Hayley Podschun takes you behind the scenes of her day at Legally Blonde at The Muny.

Photo/Video: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE At The Muny Photo Photo/Video: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE At The Muny
by Grace Cutler - Aug 5, 2022

Get a first look at The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which began performances August 3rd and runs through August 9th, 2022.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2022

Get a first look at The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which began performances August 3rd and runs through August 9th, 2022.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Aug 3, 2022

Go inside rehearsals for The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which begins performances tonight and runs through August 9th, 2022.

Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Photo Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Production Teams Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 – 9, 2022.   Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).

BWW Review: NEWSIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Brings Down The House at Feinstein's Photo BWW Review: NEWSIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Brings Down The House at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 2, 2022

For four sold-out performances the NEWSIES reunited for a ten-year anniversary, and it was everyone's chance to seize the day, once more.

Marc delaCruz, Nasia Thomas, & More Featured in New York Theatre Barn's New Works Ser Photo Marc delaCruz, Nasia Thomas, & More Featured in New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

The 15th season of New York Theatre Barn’s award-winning New Works Series continues on Monday, April 11th, 2022 at 7PM ET at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, NYC). The live and in-person presentation will feature excerpts from the new musicals With(out) Her and Black-Eyed Susan as well as a conversation with the writers.

BWW Review: 10 YEARS OF REUNION CONCERTS at Feinstein's/54 Below Brings Artists and F Photo BWW Review: 10 YEARS OF REUNION CONCERTS at Feinstein's/54 Below Brings Artists and Fans to the Party
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 7, 2022

The reunion concert has been a big hit for Feinstein's all these years and last night a new concert series looked back at some of the reunion shows that have been hits for the club.

Amy Spanger, Lee Roy Reams, 54 SINGS SARA BAREILLES and More Coming Up This Month At  Photo Amy Spanger, Lee Roy Reams, 54 SINGS SARA BAREILLES and More Coming Up This Month At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW to Host Julia Murney, Amy Spanger, Kira Stone, and More! Photo FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW to Host Julia Murney, Amy Spanger, Kira Stone, and More!
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

Damon J. Gillespie Videos

Photo/Video: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE At The Muny VideoPhoto/Video: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE At The Muny
by Grace Cutler - Aug 5, 2022

Get a first look at The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which began performances August 3rd and runs through August 9th, 2022.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2022

Get a first look at The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which began performances August 3rd and runs through August 9th, 2022.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Aug 3, 2022

Go inside rehearsals for The Muny's production of The Color Purple, which begins performances tonight and runs through August 9th, 2022.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN
by Alan Henry - Feb 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award®-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing 'Whispering' from SPRING AWAKENING VideoVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing 'Whispering' from SPRING AWAKENING
by Macon Prickett - Apr 27, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled a brand new cast recording of a song that will be featured in next week's episode of 'Rise,' NBC's new drama series from the producers of 'Hamilton,' 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood.' An exclusive rendition of 'Whispering' by the 'Rise' cast featuring Auli'i Cravalho is now available at all DSPs and streaming services.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICE
by Macon Prickett - Apr 25, 2018

Last night, the "Rise" cast feat. Auli'I Cravalho performed a breathtaking cover of Alessia Cara's "Scars To Your Beautiful" on NBC's The Voice - watch the performance in full below. The brand new "Rise" cast recording of "Scars To Your Beautiful" is available now at all DSPs and streaming services via Atlantic Records. "Scars To Your Beautiful" will be featured on "RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM," due Friday, May 11.

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast NBC's RISE Sing 'My Junk' from SPRING AWAKENING VideoVIDEO: Listen to the Cast NBC's RISE Sing 'My Junk' from SPRING AWAKENING
by Macon Prickett - Apr 6, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week's episode of 'Rise,' NBC's new drama series from the producers of 'Hamilton,' 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood.' An exclusive rendition of 'My Junk' by the 'Rise' cast is now available at all DSPs and streaming services.

VIDEO: Watch the Stars of NBC's RISE Award R.I.S.E. America Project Grants to High Sc VideoVIDEO: Watch the Stars of NBC's RISE Award R.I.S.E. America Project Grants to High Schools Nationwide
by Macon Prickett - Mar 26, 2018

Auli'i Cravalho and Damon J. Gillespie are on hand to award R.I.S.E. America Project grants to high schools across the country, ensuring some dreams really do come true.

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing LEFT BEHIND From SPRING AWAKENING VideoVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing LEFT BEHIND From SPRING AWAKENING
by Macon Prickett - Mar 23, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week's episode of 'Rise,' NBC's new drama series from the producers of 'Hamilton,' 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood.' An exclusive rendition of 'Left Behind' by the 'Rise' cast, featuring Ted Sutherland - originally featured in the Tony Award-winning musical, 'Spring Awakening' - is now available at all DSPs and streaming services.

BWW TV: Check Out the Trailer for NBC's RISE! Next Episode Tuesday, 3/27 VideoBWW TV: Check Out the Trailer for NBC's RISE! Next Episode Tuesday, 3/27
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2018

From Jason Katims, executive producer and showrunner of 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood,' and 'Hamilton producer' Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt, and takes over the lackluster theater department and its ambitious plans for a school production of 'Spring Awakening,' he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but also the entire working-class town.