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Deborah Cox

 
Birth Place:
Toronto, ON, CANADA
Bio:
Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox made her Broadway debut in the lead role in Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, Aida. She most recently starred on Broadway in 2013 as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde, and starred as legendary Josephine Baker in ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: July 13, 1973 (48)

Birth Place: Toronto, ON, CANADA

Bio:
Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox made her Broadway debut in the lead role in Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, Aida. She most recently starred on Broadway in 2013 as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde, and starred as legendary Josephine Baker in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016
Rachel Marron
  [Broadway]
2013
Lucy
  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Lucy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Aida [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016
Rachel Marron

  [Broadway]
2013
Lucy

  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Lucy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Aida [Replacement]

Deborah Cox Biography

Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox made her Broadway debut in the lead role in Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, Aida. She most recently starred on Broadway in 2013 as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde, and starred as legendary Josephine Baker in Josephine at Asolo Repertory Theatre in the spring of 2016. Cox began her recording career as a background singer with Celine Dion, before securing her first recording contract with Clive Davis at Arista Records. She has recorded six award-winning and critically-acclaimed albums, and has written and recorded on numerous celebrated soundtracks. Her platinum selling debut album Deborah Cox earned her an American Music Award nomination. She won her first of 3 Juno Awards including a Female Vocalist of the Year nomination. From her second CD One Wish, came the double platinum "Nobody's Supposed To Be Here" which held the record for being the longest running #1 R&B Single for 14 consecutive weeks and earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination, a Soul Train Award, A Lady Of Soul Award, Best Female vocalist Juno nomination and a Billboard Music Award Nomination for R&B Single Of The Year. The Canadian born star has an impressive list of #1 Billboard hit records, including twelve #1 songs on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart. In 2000, Cox collaborated with Whitney Houston to record the duet "Same Script Different Cast" for Houston's Greatest Hits CD. Cox has been recognized for her longstanding commitment to various social issues in the LGBTQ community. In January 2015, she received the Out Music Pillar Award. In 2014, she received the California State Senate Award and in 2007, she received The Civil Rights Award from the New York Senate for her efforts in the fight for Human Rights and Equality. She was recently honored by The Harvey Milk Foundation at the 2015 Diversity Honors for all of her efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the LGBTQ community. On June 12, 2016, she was given the Liberty Bell and Proclamation in Philadelphia by Mayor James Kenney to proclaim June 12 as LGBTQ Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival Day. www.deborahcox.com | @Deborah_Cox | www.facebook.com/DeborahCoxDRG




Deborah Cox News

Return Engagement of Eartha Kitt Bioplay DOWN TO EARTHA to be Presented at Gene Frank Photo Return Engagement of Eartha Kitt Bioplay DOWN TO EARTHA to be Presented at Gene Frankel Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

MPTP Productions Intl. in association with 24 Bond Arts Center will present another return engagement of DOWN TO EARTHA, a one woman show written and performed by Dierdra McDowell (2-time AUDELCO Award nominee for Outstanding Solo Performance as Eartha Kitt) from August 18 - 21.

Photos: See Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis, Phylicia Rashad & More at Ford's T Photo Photos: See Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis, Phylicia Rashad & More at Ford's Theatre Annual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Ford’s Theatre Society celebrated the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 5, 2022, at Ford’s Theatre. Check out photos of Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis and more!

BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper
by Jared Fessler - May 25, 2022

Tiffany is an Broadway and film actress, singer, dancer and arts educator with a career in the entertainment industry spanning more than two decades. In addition, she is a certified Life Coach practitioner (The Soulful Life Coach) and Executive Speech Coach (Abundant Leadership Speaking).

BWW Review: Brandi Burkhardt Is A Wonder In FINDING WONDERLAND at The Green Room 42 Photo BWW Review: Brandi Burkhardt Is A Wonder In FINDING WONDERLAND at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - May 20, 2022

Brandi Burkhardt is ready to tell her own stories, and what better place to do it than on the solo concert stage?

IN THE HEIGHTS to be Play La Mirada Theatre This June Photo IN THE HEIGHTS to be Play La Mirada Theatre This June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

From the songwriting genius behind Hamilton, Encanto, and Moana, Lin Manuel-Miranda, LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT will present his first acclaimed celebration of family and community, IN THE HEIGHTS.

Deborah Cox to Be Inducted Into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Photo Deborah Cox to Be Inducted Into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

Cox will be the first Black woman to receive the national honour. Cox has released six critically-acclaimed albums and has scaled the R&B and pop charts with six Top 20 Billboard Magazine R&B singles and thirteen number one hits on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play Chart. Cox will perform live from Toronto’s Budweiser Stage.

Paula Abdul to Headline Palm Springs White Party Photo Paula Abdul to Headline Palm Springs White Party
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2022

White Party Global (WPG) announced that 2x Platinum-selling, American singer, dancer, choreographer and television personality, Paula Abdul will headline the White Party Palm Springs‚Äô World-Famous T-Dance ‚ÄėCarnival‚Äô theme event, taking place on Sunday, May 1 outdoors across from the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Jessie J & Deborah Cox to Headline Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival Photo Jessie J & Deborah Cox to Headline Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival
by Michael Major - Mar 16, 2022

Jessie J and Deborah Cox will join AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the organizer for the Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival, to headline this year’s walk.  Taking place at Fort Lauderdale’s South Beach Park, this annual event kicks off with a 5K walk culminating in a music festival to raise awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS services.

BWW Review: MAURICIO MARTINEZ is a Mexican Marvel at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo BWW Review: MAURICIO MARTINEZ is a Mexican Marvel at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 4, 2022

The title has changed but the show is the same... only better this time around.

D-Nice Announces Club Quarantine Live Weekend in Las Vegas Photo D-Nice Announces Club Quarantine Live Weekend in Las Vegas
by Michael Major - Mar 1, 2022

D-Nice has personally curated a dynamic and diverse lineup for what promises to be an unforgettable three-day experience in the party capital of the world. The jam-packed weekend will feature multiple performances by D-Nice, along with performances by Keyshia Cole, Fabolous, Jagged Edge, Tank, El Debarge, Amerie, Mya, Fred Hammond, and more.

Deborah Cox Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2021

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's seeing LuAnn de Lesseps, star of one of the most successful franchises in television history, 'The Real Housewives of New York.'

VIDEO: Deborah Cox Joins Stephanie Mills in Conversation in Honor of Juneteenth VideoVIDEO: Deborah Cox Joins Stephanie Mills in Conversation in Honor of Juneteenth
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2021

Watch the full conversation from these singers and Broadway veterans, as they talk about Juneteenth and more!

VIDEO: Watch Lea Salonga, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Deborah Cox in Opening Number for B VideoVIDEO: Watch Lea Salonga, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Deborah Cox in Opening Number for BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2021

Tomorrow is the big day! Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn't matter but love does, is set to make its virtual premiere on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. This virtual edition explores how the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has specifically affected the LGBTQ community.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single  VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2021

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.  Today, Broadway Records has announced the release of Nick’s last public performance, a song with the timely message that love conquers all despite the existence of hate.

AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes' VideoAUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Tony- and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter releases 'Carefully Taught The Remixes' (Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway) available now on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. Download/Stream 'Carefully Taught - The Remixes' HERE, or click below to listen!

VIDEO: THE BODYGUARD's Willie Dee Chats with Deborah Cox in THANKING YOU VideoVIDEO: THE BODYGUARD's Willie Dee Chats with Deborah Cox in THANKING YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Willie Dee currently stars as a swing in the 1st National Tour of The Bodyguard Musical! Dee is also a resident artist at Joe's Pub where he has his own cabaret variety show entitled 'Thanking You.'

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter will release his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway on April 14th. Porter just unveiled a 'making of' video for the album, featuring interviews, studio footage and more. Check it out below!

First Listen: Billy Porter Duets with India.Arie on New Richard Rodgers Album
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2017

Billy Porter has released the track 'Carefully Taught' off of his album Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers. This song is a duet between Porter and India.Arie. Listen to the full track below.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Deborah Cox & More in THE BODYGUARD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the Warner Bros. film written by Lawrence Kasdan, with book by Alexander Dinelaris, direction by Thea Sharrock, choreography by Karen Bruce and music direction by Matthew Smedal, starring Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox (Jekyll & Hyde) as Rachel Marron with Judson Mills (Walker, Texas Ranger) as Frank Farmer, the bodyguard. 


Deborah Cox Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Deborah Cox been in?
Deborah Cox has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Deborah Cox been in?
Deborah Cox has not appeared in the West End