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Diggs is best known for his unforgettable performance as Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the smash hit Hamilton for which he won a Tony Award. Other theatre credits include Word Becomes Flesh, In the Red and Brown Water, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, The Tempest, Troilus and Cressida, and Mirrors in Every Corner.

TV credits include Snowpiercer, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Black-ish, Central Park, Bob's Burgers. Film credits include Wonder, Ferdinand, Blindspotting, and Soul. Diggs is currently set to voice Sebastian in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

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The Public Theater World Premiere, 2019

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Marquis de Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson

World Premiere Production, 2015
Marquis De Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson

Daveed Diggs Movies

[2017]Ferdinand Dos - Voice

[2017]Tour de Pharmacy Slim Robinson

[2017]Wonder Mr. Browne

[2018]Blindspotting Collin

[2019]Velvet Buzzsaw Damrish

[2020]Hamilton Marquis de Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson

[2020]Soul Paul - Voice

[2021]The Starling Ben

[2022]Super Pets Cyborg - Voice

[2023]The Little Mermaid Sebastian - Voice

Daveed Diggs TV Shows

The Away Team Doctor

[ 2015-2016]Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Counselor Henderson

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Perry

The Mayor Mac Etcetera

[ 2016-2017]The Get Down Adult Books

BoJack Horseman Cooper Thomas Rogers Wallace Sr.

Undone Tunde

Green Eggs and Ham Mouse

[ 2018-2020]Bob's Burgers Douglas, Jesse

The Good Lord Bird Frederick Douglass

[ 2019-2020]Star Wars: Resistance Norath Kev

Mixed-ish Adult Johan

Blindspotting Collin

Star Trek: Prodigy Commander Tysess

[ 2020-2022]Snowpiercer Andre Layton

[ 2016-2022]Black-ish Johan Johnson, Johan

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Jamdolin

Extrapolations Marshall Zucker

[ 2020-2022]Central Park Helen, Government Lady, Passenger

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THE LITTLE MERMAID Tops U.K. Box Office With Opening Weekend Debut

The Little Mermaid made a splash at the U.K. box office this past weekend! Disney's new live action reimagining of the classic movie musical earned £5 million ($6.2 million) at the U.K. and Ireland box office, accounting for 49% of the ticket sales across the three day weekend.

Stephanie Mills Pens Letter to Halle Bailey After THE LITTLE MERMAID Negativity

Stephanie Mills has penned an open letter to Halle Bailey, likening the negativity she received during The Wiz to what Bailey is currently facing after starring in Disney's new The Little Mermaid film. Mills originated the role of Dorothy in the The Wiz, which was based on 'The Wizard of Oz.' Read the letter now!

LA SIRENITA triunfa en la taquilla en su primer fin de semana

La nueva versión de acción real es número 1 en nuestro país con más de 3 millones de euros y casi medio millón de espectadores en tan solo 3 días.

BWW Interview: Barry Brisco Proudly Assures That LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD

Barry Brisco’s Love is a Battlefield returns to the Hollywood Fringe Festival after nine years opening June 10, 2023, at the Limbic Arthouse. Barry directs his based-on-real-life script with the cast of Roy Fowler, Ian James, Johnny Manibusan, Michael C. Morello, Navene Shata, Jamarr Tillman and Arielle Thomas.

THE LITTLE MERMAID Brings in $125M in Opening Weekend as of Friday

The Little Mermaid, which already took in $10.3 million in previews, made $38 million on opening day Friday, May 26th, bringing the 3-day total to $105M and the 4-day total to $125M in its first week of release.

Music Review: Disney's New THE LITTLE MERMAID Soundtrack Makes Less Out Of More… More Or Less

Truthfully, there is a lot to enjoy if you are unfamiliar with Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, and even if you are, but taking all this on balance ... this new soundtrack comes off a bit thin

How Rob Marshall's Theatre Background Brought THE LITTLE MERMAID to Life

Ahead of the release of The Little Mermaid, find out how director Rob Marshall's background in theater brought the film together. Hear from Marshall, Alan Menken, Noma Dumezweni, Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, John DeLuce, Jonah Hauer-King, Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina, and more about how the director's Broadway background grounded the film.

Photos: See Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy & More at THE LITTLE MERMAID's Australian Premiere

Halle Bailey, Rob Marshall, and Melissa McCarthy attended The Little Mermaid premiere in Sydney, Australia. Check out photos now! The film also stars Jonah Hauer-King ('A Dog's Way Home') as Eric; Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs ('Hamilton') as the voice of Sebastian; Awkwafina ('Raya and the Last Dragon') as the voice of Scuttle; and more.

Jodi Benson Defends THE LITTLE MERMAID Lyric Changes For New Film

Jodi Benson, the original voice of Ariel in the 1989 animated film version of The Little Mermaid, is defending the lyric changes in the upcoming 2023 live action remake. Earlier this year, composer Alan Menken revealed that lyrics in 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' and 'Kiss the Girl' had been updated to reflect a modern day Disney princess.

Wake Up With BWW 5/23: THE COLOR PURPLE Trailer, PETER PAN GOES WRONG Extends, and More!

Top stories: watch the trailer for The Color Purple movie musical, Peter Pan Goes Wrong extends its Broadway run, and more!

Sara Bareilles And Kelly Rowland Join Audible's Audio-Only Singing Competition Series, BREAKTHROUGH, June 1

Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, has announced the judges for Breakthrough, the first-ever singing competition series developed and launched exclusively as a podcast. Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and musician Sara Bareilles, and Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Kelly Rowland have signed on to judge the show.

Review Roundup: Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Live Action Remake Swims Into Theaters

'The Little Mermaid' stars Halle Bailey (Chloe x Halle, 'The Color Purple') as Ariel; Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs ('Hamilton,' 'Snowpiercer') as the voice of Sebastian; Melissa McCarthy ('Bridesmaids') as Ursula; Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric; and more. Find out what critics thought and read The Little Mermaid reviews now!

Photos: Asi fue la premiere de LA SIRENITA en Madrid

El evento tuvo lugar el pasado 20 de mayo en los cines Callao de la capital.

Video: Watch THE LITTLE MERMAID Cast in the Recording Studio

Following the release of the brand-new soundtrack, Disney has released a featurette of the cast of The Little Mermaid in the recording studio. Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's songs like 'Part of Your World' and 'Kiss the Girl' can be heard, plus new songs featuring lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Watch the new video now!

Listen: Hear THE LITTLE MERMAID Soundtrack With Daveed Diggs, Melissa McCarthy & More

Disney has debuted the soundtrack for the live action The Little Mermaid. Featuring all-new performances by the cast, the soundtrack features three new original songs that the original film's composer, Alan Menken, co-wrote with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Hear Daveed Diggs sing 'Under the Sea,' Melissa McCarthy sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls,' and more now!

Ya Puedes Escuchar la BSO de LA SIRENITA en castellano

Ya puedes escuchar la BSO del remake Live Action de LA SIRENITA que llegará a nuestros cines el próximo viernes 26 de junio.

LA SIRENITA se presenta en Madrid con la visita de Javier Bardem

El clásico Disney ahora en versión de acción real se podrá ver a partir del 26 de mayo.

Video: Melissa McCarthy Sings 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' in THE LITTLE MERMAID

Disney has released an all new video clip from the upcoming live action film adaptation of The Little Mermaid, featuring Melissa McCarthy as Ursula performing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls'.

Video: Halle Bailey Performs 'Part of Your World' From THE LITTLE MERMAID on AMERICAN IDOL

Halle Bailey took the stage during last night's Disney Night episode of American Idol, where she sang her rendition of 'Part of Your World' from Disney's upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid! Check out the video here!

Photos: Halle Bailey & Javier Bardem Attend THE LITTLE MERMAID Mexico City Premiere

Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem, Ariel and King Triton from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” the live-action reimagining of the studio’s Oscar®-winning animated musical classic, were at Mexico City’s Cinepolis Parque Toreo last night for the film’s Mexico City premiere. Check out photos from the premiere now!


Daveed Diggs has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Daveed Diggs has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for White Noise , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton and Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hamilton .

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamiltonand Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for Hamilton.

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