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Derrick Cobey

 
Bio:
Derrick Cobey originated the role of Andy Wright in Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway. Off-Broadway: The Tin Pan Alley Rag (Roundabout), The Scottsboro Boys (Vineyard Theater); I Am Harvey Milk and Ragtime (Lincoln Center); National tours: Rent, Forever Swing. Regional: Ragtime ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Derrick Cobey originated the role of Andy Wright in Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway. Off-Broadway: The Tin Pan Alley Rag (Roundabout), The Scottsboro Boys (Vineyard Theater); I Am Harvey Milk and Ragtime (Lincoln Center); National tours: Rent, Forever Swing. Regional: Ragtime ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Revival, 2019
Ensemble
Harrison (Understudy) [Replacement]
Baptista (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
NYC World Premiere Production, 2017
Performer
  [New York]
Roundabout Theatre Company Benefit Concert, 2016
Ensemble
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Featured Artist
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Andy Wright
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Andy Wright
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Rev. Alexander
  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Marcus
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2005
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

Derrick Cobey Biography

Derrick Cobey originated the role of Andy Wright in Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway. Off-Broadway: The Tin Pan Alley Rag (Roundabout), The Scottsboro Boys (Vineyard Theater); I Am Harvey Milk and Ragtime (Lincoln Center); National tours: Rent, Forever Swing. Regional: Ragtime (Bristol Riverside Theatre, Barrymore nomination); Caroline, or Change (Mercury Theatre Company); Jesus Christ Superstar (Bristol Riverside Theatre); Crowns (Virginia Stage Company, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); A Little Night Music (Arden Theatre); The Civil War (The Eagle Theatre); The Scottsboro Boys (The Guthrie/Philadelphia Theatre Company); Big River, Ragtime(Lyric of Oklahoma); Hunchback of Norte Dame, Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, and Macbeth (Great Lakes/ Idaho Shakespeare Festival); Abyssinia, Jesus Christ Superstar (North Shore); Abyssinia (Goodspeed); Ragtime (Paper Mill); Hair (Hangar Theater); Side Show (Cleveland Playhouse); The Buddy Holly Story (Westchester Broadway); Pacific Overtures (Arden Theatre); I Am Harvey Milk (Strathmore); numerous shows at Sacramento Music Circus; concerts and workshops of Andrew Lippa√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs A Little Princess and Adam Guettel's Millions. In 2015 he received a Barrymore Award for his work in Parade at The Arden Theatre.




Derrick Cobey News

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy RIPCORD Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy RIPCORD
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the comedy, ‚ÄúRipcord,‚ÄĚ written by David Lindsay-Abaire on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m.¬† Lindsay-Abaire is currently represented on Broadway with book and lyrics for the musical, ‚ÄúKimberly Akimbo.‚ÄĚ

1 9 6 8 Will Have a Private Reading Presentation Today in NYC Photo 1 9 6 8 Will Have a Private Reading Presentation Today in NYC
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

1 9 6 8, a new American jukebox musical, is presenting a private industry reading today, June 10, at 2pm in New York City.

Annie Golden, Olivia Puckett, Natalie Walker Lead Industry Reading Of New Musical PRI Photo Annie Golden, Olivia Puckett, Natalie Walker Lead Industry Reading Of New Musical PRIME DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2022

Prime Day, a new musical by James Harvey (The Bald Faced Truth, The Crack in the Ceiling), will receive an industry reading on February 4th, 2022, at 2pm. The private event will be held at The Tank (312 West 36th Street).

Photos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut Photo Photos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 213th season with Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by John MacInnis, the production begins previews on November 16, 2021, opens November 24, and continues through January 2, 2022 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.

Walnut Street Theatre to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo Walnut Street Theatre to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre will continue its 213th season with the breathtaking Broadway hit for all ages, Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by John MacInnis, the production begins previews on November 16, 2021, opens November 24, and continues through January 2, 2022 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.

Enjoy Songs from Broadway LIVE & In-Person this Summer at Bristol Riverside Theatre! Photo Enjoy Songs from Broadway LIVE & In-Person this Summer at Bristol Riverside Theatre!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 5, 2021

The lights may be dimmed on Broadway, but the future is bright. End your summer enjoying songs from the Broadway shows just waiting to shine again. You’ll hear fan favorites from Come From Away, Moulin Rouge, and Company. See Broadway Ahead, LIVE, outdoors, and in-person.

Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues Outdoor William Penn Summer Music Fest With BROAD Photo Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues Outdoor William Penn Summer Music Fest With BROADWAY MEMORIES and TOTALLY AWESOME 80S
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

Bristol Riverside Theatre has moved its William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest outside for the summer season and continues with the theatre's traditional concert series which will bring the sounds of Broadway and the 80s to Bristol Township's brand-new outdoor amphitheatre. This BRT summer tradition continues under the leadership of former BRT Artistic Director Keith Baker and features several of BRT's favorite voices.

VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT Photo VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Adrienne shared a lot of laughs as she heard stories from Derrick Cobey's Broadway journey! In this episode, we talk about Derrick's frustrating journey with agents, his Broadway premiere in The Scottsboro Boys and his love of regional theatre. 

VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020

The Scottsboro Boys opened on Broadway 10 years ago today, on October 31, 2010.  Director Susan Stroman, David Thompson (writer) and the Original Broadway Cast reunited to talk about the experience, and perform one of the signature songs from the show 'Commencing In Chattanooga.'

Telly Leung To Join Bristol Riverside Theatre Summer Music Fest Finale Photo Telly Leung To Join Bristol Riverside Theatre Summer Music Fest Finale
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2020

Bristol Riverside Theatre brings this year's 25 year-old Summer Music Fest to a close with a huge celebration of the music of Broadway.

Derrick Cobey Videos

VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT Videoplay
VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Adrienne shared a lot of laughs as she heard stories from Derrick Cobey's Broadway journey! In this episode, we talk about Derrick's frustrating journey with agents, his Broadway premiere in The Scottsboro Boys and his love of regional theatre. 

VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts Videoplay
VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts

by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today the release of a new music video that tells the story of The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, the medical care provider for New York City's entertainment community that is run in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME

by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2019

Old City, Philadelphia opens their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Seussical and Lucky Stiff), noted playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, RAGTIME plays the F. Otto Haas Stage from September 19 through October 20, 2019.

VIDEO: The Cast of KISS ME, KATE Performs 'Too Darn Hot' on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of KISS ME, KATE Performs 'Too Darn Hot' on TODAY

by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2019

This morning, the cast of the Tony-nominated musical 'Kiss Me, Kate' hit the plaza during TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of 'Too Darn Hot.'

VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at KISS ME, KATE Videoplay
VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at KISS ME, KATE

by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2019

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway: Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, Tootsie, and more, hosted by Tootsie's Julie Halston. Watch the performance from Kiss Me, Kate below!

BWW TV: Warm Up with Warren Carlyles New Choreography for 'Too Darn Hot' from KISS ME Videoplay
BWW TV: Warm Up with Warren Carlyles New Choreography for 'Too Darn Hot' from KISS ME, KATE!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2018

It may be cold outside, but it's too darn hot in Warren Carlyle's rehearsal studio, where the company of Roundabout's Broadway-bound Kiss Me, Kate is currently hard at work. Watch below as the ensemble dances their way through the Act II opener, 'Too Darn Hot'!

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of KISS ME, KATE Photoshoot with Kelli O'Hara & Will Chas Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of KISS ME, KATE Photoshoot with Kelli O'Hara & Will Chase!

by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, casting is complete for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara as 'Kate/Lilli Vanessi,' Tony Award nominee Will Chase as 'Petruchio/Fred Graham,' Corbin Bleu as 'Lucentio/Bill Calhoun,' Terence Archie as 'Harrison Howell,' Mel Johnson Jr. as 'Harry Trevor/Baptista,' James T. Lane as 'Paul,' Stephanie Styles as 'Lois Lane/Bianca,' Adrienne Walker as 'Hattie,' Lance Coadie Williams as 'Gangster (Second Man)' and John Pankow as 'Gangster (First Man).'

BWW TV: Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE! Videoplay
BWW TV: Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE!

by TV - Press Previews - Nov 23, 2017

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC).

BWW TV Flashback 3: Opening Night of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

In honor of the show's (unfortunate) premature closing today, we present video highlights of the show along with interviews with the cast and creative from the show's opening night!

BWW TV Flashback 2: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Performance!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

In honor of the show's (unfortunate) premature closing today, we present video highlights of the show in performance.


Derrick Cobey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Derrick Cobey been in?
Derrick Cobey has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Derrick Cobey been in?
Derrick Cobey has not appeared in the West End