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Darius Wright

 
Bio:
Broadway/NYC: MJ the Musical (u/s MJ), Pretty Woman: The Musical (OBC), A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Mack & Mabel (Encores!), D’s Company (Solo concert); Tour/International: Matilda the Musical; Developmental: Ain’t Too Proud (Smokey Robinson/Damon Harris). TV: “FBI” & “Katy Keene.” (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway/NYC: MJ the Musical (u/s MJ), Pretty Woman: The Musical (OBC), A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Mack & Mabel (Encores!), D’s Company (Solo concert); Tour/International: Matilda the Musical; Developmental: Ain’t Too Proud (Smokey Robinson/Damon Harris). TV: “FBI” & “Katy Keene.” (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ensemble
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ensemble
  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2018
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2015
Ensemble

Darius Wright Biography

Broadway/NYC: MJ the Musical (u/s MJ), Pretty Woman: The Musical (OBC), A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Mack & Mabel (Encores!), D’s Company (Solo concert); Tour/International: Matilda the Musical; Developmental: Ain’t Too Proud (Smokey Robinson/Damon Harris). TV: “FBI” & “Katy Keene.”




Darius Wright News

Daniel Yearwood, Morgan Dudley, Ben Jackson Walker & More to Lead SENIOR CLASS 29-Hou Photo Daniel Yearwood, Morgan Dudley, Ben Jackson Walker & More to Lead SENIOR CLASS 29-Hour Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

The new original musical Senior Class will receive a AEA 29-hour industry reading beginning this week. Senior Class has a book, melodies, and lyrics written by Melvin Tunstall, III and music & arrangements by Greg Dean Borowsky and was conceived by Kevin Duda.

MJ Cast Members to Join BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week at The Green Room 42 Photo MJ Cast Members to Join BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

Ben Cameron’s long running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, will begin performances at it’s new home, The Green Room 42, this Thursday, September 8th! This week, Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of MJ The Musical!

Photos: Bobby Conte Brings ALONG THE WAY To Birdland Photo Photos: Bobby Conte Brings ALONG THE WAY To Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Birdland presented Bobby Conte in “Along the Way,” a solo concert celebrating his debut studio album. The concert featured an eclectic array of songs, all re-imagined and orchestrated by conductor/musician and producer, James Sampliner. Check out photos here!

Photos: See Ramin Karimloo, Julianne-Hough, Ariana DeBose & More in BROADWAY BARES: X Photo Photos: See Ramin Karimloo, Julianne-Hough, Ariana DeBose & More in BROADWAY BARES: XXX Behind the Scenes Portraits
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2022

The modern-day burlesque spectacular Broadway Bares: XXX is back! Get a look at behind-the-scenes photos of Ramin Karimlook, Julianne Hough, and more here!

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715 Photo VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

The 30th anniversary of Broadway Bares filled New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on June 26, 2022, with an abundance of “community, unity and nudity” as the venerable modern-day burlesque spectacular wrapped up Pride Sunday with a raucous return to in-person performances after a pandemic-induced three-year hiatus. Watch a video of highlights!

Photos: Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan, Craig Robinson and Sherri Shepherd Visit MJ Photo Photos: Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan, Craig Robinson and Sherri Shepherd Visit MJ
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 28, 2022

The company of MJ recently welcomed some special visitors to the Neil Simon Theatre. Check out photos of the cast with Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan, Craig Robinson and Sherri Shepherd.

Photos: MJ THE MUSICAL Cast and Creatives Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night Photo Photos: MJ THE MUSICAL Cast and Creatives Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 2, 2022

MJ features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize® winner Lynn Nottage and a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history. Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs.

Meet the Cast of MJ THE MUSICAL Photo Meet the Cast of MJ THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, learn more about the cast bringing this new musical to the stage!

Courtney Bassett, Stephen Bogardus, Sommer Carbuccia & More Join 33rd Annual  FESTIVA Photo Courtney Bassett, Stephen Bogardus, Sommer Carbuccia & More Join 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of Little Duende, Māyā, Private Gomer Jones, and TL;DR featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. This year’s festival will be held on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 2021 and will be presented as a digital and in-person hybrid.

Judy Kuhn, Zachary Noah Piser & More to be Featured in NAMT's 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF Photo Judy Kuhn, Zachary Noah Piser & More to be Featured in NAMT's 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year’s casting for the performances of AZUL, Fanny & Stella, Missing Peace and Senior Class featured in the 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS (remaining casting to be announced).

Darius Wright Videos

BWW TV: Omigod You Guys! Watch Carrie St. Louis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Dan DeLuca & M Videoplay
BWW TV: Omigod You Guys! Watch Carrie St. Louis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Dan DeLuca & More Belt Out LEGALLY BLONDE at Feinstein's/54 Below!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2019

OMIGOD YOU GUYS! The songs of Legally Blonde: The Musical just hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage. On Sunday night, Carrie St. Louis led a cast of Broadway and tour favorites in the music of the 7-time Tony-nominated hit musical.

VIDEO: Orfeh Performs 'Rodeo Drive' From PRETTY WOMAN on The View Videoplay
VIDEO: Orfeh Performs 'Rodeo Drive' From PRETTY WOMAN on The View

by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2019

The cast of Pretty Woman recently appeared on The View, where Orfeh lit up the stage with the song 'Rodeo Drive.'

VIDEO: The Cast of PRETTY WOMAN Performs 'You're Beautiful' on THE VIEW Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of PRETTY WOMAN Performs 'You're Beautiful' on THE VIEW

by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2019

On today's episode of 'The View,'  the cast of 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' performed 'You're Beautiful'! Watch the performance below.

VIDEO: Watch Samantha Barks and Andy Karl Strike a Pose for PRETTY WOMAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Samantha Barks and Andy Karl Strike a Pose for PRETTY WOMAN

by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2018

Pretty Woman is coming to Broadway! Before she walks down 41st Street, catch a first look at Samantha Barks and Andy Karl in costume as Vivian and Edward below!

VIDEO: Samantha Barks and Bryan Adams Perform Song From PRETTY WOMAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Samantha Barks and Bryan Adams Perform Song From PRETTY WOMAN

by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2018

Samantha Barks, star of upcoming musical Pretty Woman, joined the show's composer Bryan Adams during one of his concerts in London last month to perform a song form the show, titled 'I Can't Go Back.'

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Shakes Up the Broadway Norm Videoplay
VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Shakes Up the Broadway Norm

by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2018

For one night only, some of Broadway's best dancers brought the heat to Fire Island Pines with sizzling striptease production numbers as Broadway Bares Fire Island returned. Watch the company in action below!

Video: Go Behind The Scenes Of PRETTY WOMAN's Opening Night in Chicago Videoplay
Video: Go Behind The Scenes Of PRETTY WOMAN's Opening Night in Chicago

by Alan Henry - Mar 29, 2018

The out of town tryout of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL opens officially tonight in Chicago, and BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes on opening night!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Steve Kazee & Samantha Barks in PRETTY WOMAN in Chicago! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Steve Kazee & Samantha Barks in PRETTY WOMAN in Chicago!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2018

The out of town tryout of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has already begun performances in Chicago, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show's stars, Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee in their iconic new roles. Check out a first look at the duo in action in a clip from 'You and I.'

VIDEO: The Stars of PRETTY WOMAN, Steve Kazee and Samantha Barks, Dish On Their New G Videoplay
VIDEO: The Stars of PRETTY WOMAN, Steve Kazee and Samantha Barks, Dish On Their New Gig

by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2018

The out of town tryout og PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has already begun performances in Chicago. This week, the show's stars, Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee sat down with Fox 32 Chicago to dish on their iconic new gig. See the video below!

Steve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical Videoplay
Steve Kazee, Patrick Page & Cady Huffman Lead Reading of THE STING Musical

by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2017

An industry reading is underway for a new musical adaptation of The Sting!


Darius Wright Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Darius Wright been in?
Darius Wright has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Darius Wright been in?
Darius Wright has not appeared in the West End


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@dariusawright - 10/31/22 05:34pm Dressed up as a leather cowboy for Halloween. Kid: “What is he dressed as?” Mom: “He’s a dominatrix.”


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@dariusawright - 9/1/22 04:08pm Question of the Year: “If that’s your man, then why he over here?”


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@dariusawright - 6/29/22 03:24pm You and you and nothing but you Miles and piles of you *You = Laundry


@dariusawright - 6/24/22 05:23pm IT WAS YOU!


@dariusawright - 6/21/22 09:22pm People are still talking to me about my MJ debut story. I didn’t realize how far the word spread. I feel so honored… https://t.co/fsrAgNUJxz


@dariusawright - 6/21/22 09:52am Beyoncé and Drake are my summer plans


@dariusawright - 6/21/22 09:27am Not me watching the @MJtheMusical Tony performance again and again and again and again yet again


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