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Dashaun Young

 
Bio:
Credits: Motown the Musical, "Simba" in The Lion King (Broadway, West End, Tour, Vegas), Hairspray (1st National Tour), Legends (NY Premiere), Sex and The City 2 (Film and Soundtrack). Workshops/Readings: Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Strange Loop, Triassic Parq, The Scottsboro Boys, and Emerald Man. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Credits: Motown the Musical, "Simba" in The Lion King (Broadway, West End, Tour, Vegas), Hairspray (1st National Tour), Legends (NY Premiere), Sex and The City 2 (Film and Soundtrack). Workshops/Readings: Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Strange Loop, Triassic Parq, The Scottsboro Boys, and Emerald Man. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]
Drifter [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2012
Ensemble
  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Seaweed
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Simba [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Simba [Replacement]

Photos

Kissy Simmons and Dashaun Young  Photo

Kissy Simmons and Dashaun Young

From: 
Date:
09/10/2021
Kissy Simmons and Dashaun Young  Photo

Kissy Simmons and Dashaun Young

From: 
Date:
09/10/2021
Rema Webb, Dashaun Young and Kissy Simmons Photo

Rema Webb, Dashaun Young and Kissy Simmons

From: 
Date:
09/10/2021
Rob Marnell, Todd Piskin, Melvin Tunstall, Alan Wiggans and Dashaun Young Photo

Rob Marnell, Todd Piskin, Melvin Tunstall, Alan Wiggans and Dashaun Young

From: 
Date:
09/30/2017
From The Cast of Beautiful-James Harkness, Douglas Lyons, Alan Wiggins and Dashaun Yo Photo

From The Cast of Beautiful-James Harkness, Douglas Lyons, Alan Wiggins and Dashaun Young

From: 
Date:
08/04/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Drifter [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2012
Ensemble

  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Seaweed

  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Simba [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Simba [Replacement]

Dashaun Young Biography

Credits: Motown the Musical, "Simba" in The Lion King (Broadway, West End, Tour, Vegas), Hairspray (1st National Tour), Legends (NY Premiere), Sex and The City 2 (Film and Soundtrack). Workshops/Readings: Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Strange Loop, Triassic Parq, The Scottsboro Boys, and Emerald Man. Excited to join the Motown family. Hi Mom!





Dashaun Young News

Carly Hughes, Steven Cutts, and More Will Take Part in #SPEAKBLACKWALLSTREET Tonight Photo Carly Hughes, Steven Cutts, and More Will Take Part in #SPEAKBLACKWALLSTREET Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

Broadway veterans Carly Hughes (American Wife, Pippin), Julian Elijah Martinez (Wu Tang: An American Saga), and Tony nominee Charl Brown (Motown), join creator and Camp film star Steven Cutts (Hairspray) along with others in a special tribute to Black Wall Street, the thriving Black commercial district of Tulsa, Oklahoma in the early 1900s.

Photos: Michael Urie Hosts 'Opening Night at Bloomingdale's 59th Street' Photo Photos: Michael Urie Hosts 'Opening Night at Bloomingdale's 59th Street'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Last night, actor and star of ‚ÄúChicken and Biscuits‚ÄĚ Michael Urie hosted ‚ÄúOpening Night at Bloomingdale‚Äôs 59th¬†Street‚ÄĚ, a celebration of New York City and Broadway taking place at the Bloomingdale‚Äôs flagship.

Ciara Renee, Ali Ewoldt, Matt Doyle, and More to Perform in Virtual Concert 'Music Fr Photo Ciara Renee, Ali Ewoldt, Matt Doyle, and More to Perform in Virtual Concert 'Music From Broadway Afar'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2020

Singer Rebecca Winckworth and her team are presenting the next concert a?oeMusic From Broadway Afara?? on September 13th at 8pm UK time or 3pm EDT. The show will feature over 20 stars from Broadway including current leads from Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, Frozen, The Lion King, Company, Book of Mormon, and many more! 

BWW Review: THE LION KING, Edinburgh Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE LION KING, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 11, 2019

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti to the evocative rhythms of Africa, The Lion King tells the story of Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

THE LION KING Begins Second UK And Ireland Tour At The Bristol Hippodrome Photo THE LION KING Begins Second UK And Ireland Tour At The Bristol Hippodrome
by Julie Musbach - Sep 13, 2019

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland began their UK and Ireland tour of the landmark musical THE LION KING at The Bristol Hippodrome last night, Thursday 12 September. The tour will continue on to Edinburgh, Bradford, Cardiff and Southampton with further dates to be announced in due course

BWW Review: THE LION KING, Bristol Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: THE LION KING, Bristol Hippodrome
by Tim Wright - Sep 13, 2019

Occasionally, when musicals head out on tour, the grandeur and the spectacle that exists to thrill audiences in London seems to get lost somewhere around the M25. Thankfully, that's not the case with Disney's The Lion King.

Disney's THE LION KING Announces Casting For UK And Ireland Tour Photo Disney's THE LION KING Announces Casting For UK And Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2019

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has today announced the principal company for the UK and Ireland tour of the landmark musical THE LION KING which will open in Bristol in September 2019 before moving on to Edinburgh in December 2019. Further cities will be announced in due course.

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates 2000 Performances On Broadway Photo Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates 2000 Performances On Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2018

Last night, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrated 2000 performances on Broadway! BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the big day, and you can check out photos below!

Kate Reinders Joins the Cast of BEAUTIFUL as Cynthia Weil Photo Kate Reinders Joins the Cast of BEAUTIFUL as Cynthia Weil
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2018

Kate Reinders will play Cynthia Weil in the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Friday, October 19.

Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit Photo Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2018

Abby Mueller will return to the title role in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Tuesday, August 7.

Dashaun Young Videos

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Gets in the HAIRSPRAY Spirit with 'You Can't Stop the Beat'
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Tony and Grammy Award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices release the fifth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series, featuring 'You Can't Stop the Beat' from the musical HAIRSPRAY. In tribute to NBC's live version airing on December 7th, BIV offers its voice to this joyful anthem - check it out below!

BWW TV: BEAUTIFUL Cast Makes The Earth Move at Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2016

The August 4, 2016 Broadway in Bryant Park show included a performance by the Broadway cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROL KING MUSICAL. Cast members for the event included Chilina Kennedy, James Harkness, Douglas Lyons, Alan Wiggins, and Dashawn Young performing the numbers 'Natural Woman,' 'On Broadway,' and 'I Feel The Earth Move.'

STAGE TUBE: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & More Go Inside the Recording Studio for 'HUNCHBACK' Cast Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2016

The highly anticipated Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, is now available from Ghostlight Records. Check it out below!

AUDIO: More 'HUNCHBACK' Music! Listen to 'Made of Stone' from the New Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2016

Throughout the week, BroadwayWorld has been rolling out some preview tracks from the album, and we have another one today! Below, take a listen to 'Made of Stone.'

VIDEO: Watch Michael Arden Record 'Out There' from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2016

Beginning today, fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will be able to download four tracks, including the soaring 'Out There,' immediately. Below, watch Michael Arden record the moving number 'Out There' from the production.

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

BWW TV: Loni Anderson, Jo Anne Worley, Robert Townsend and More Red Carpet Arrivals of SISTER ACT at Pantages
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Jul 16, 2013

BWW TV Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans were back on the red carpet speaking to the stars last week for the official L.A. opening of SISTER ACT at Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre. Among the many celebrities in attendance, Sterling chatted with Robert Townsend, Shoshana Bean, Ruta Lee, Jo Anne Worley, Jaden Betts, Kate Linder, Dmitry Chaplin (So You Think You Can Dance), Jonathan Buckley (Host of the new NBC reality series Siberia), and SISTER ACT'S Ta'Rea Campbell (Book of Mormon, Lion King) who stars as Deloris Van Cartier. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Performance Highlights of SISTER ACT National Tour - Ta'Rea Campbell, Hollis Resnik, Kingsley Leggs & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2012

Producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-time Tony Award nominated musical SISTER ACT. SISTER ACT kicks off on October 2, 2012 at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below.

BWW TV: LION KING Plays Bway in Bryant Park!
by Robert Diamond - Jul 30, 2010

The best of Broadway is being presented free on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2010' - a lunchtime series which began on Thursday, July 8th at 12:30pm on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Bank of America, and JCPenney 33rd & 6th, and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the tenth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances runs through August 12th.

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Visits the White House
by Robert Diamond - Sep 16, 2008

President George W. Bush and President John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana joined cast members from Disney's Tony Award-winning Broadway production of THE LION KING on stage in the Rose Garden at the White House Monday evening, Sept. 15, 2008, following their performance at the State Dinner in honor of President Kufour's visit to the United States.


Dashaun Young Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dashaun Young been in?
Dashaun Young has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Dashaun Young been in?
Dashaun Young has not appeared in the West End