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Derrick Williams

 
Bio:
Derrick is thrilled to be joining the Broadway company of The Book of Mormon having come directly from the 1st National Tour. He was last seen in the Las Vegas Company of The Lion King playing the role of Mufasa. Broadway credits include Wicked (Fiyero), Aida, Swing. National Tours: Wicked, Aida, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Derrick is thrilled to be joining the Broadway company of The Book of Mormon having come directly from the 1st National Tour. He was last seen in the Las Vegas Company of The Lion King playing the role of Mufasa. Broadway credits include Wicked (Fiyero), Aida, Swing. National Tours: Wicked, Aida, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
General [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 2007
Fiyero [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Fiyero
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble
Fiyero [Replacement]
Fiyero [Replacement]
Fiyero (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Amonasro (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
General [Replacement]

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 2007
Fiyero [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Fiyero

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble

Fiyero [Replacement]

Fiyero [Replacement]

Fiyero (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Amonasro (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Derrick Williams Biography

Derrick is thrilled to be joining the Broadway company of The Book of Mormon having come directly from the 1st National Tour. He was last seen in the Las Vegas Company of The Lion King playing the role of Mufasa. Broadway credits include Wicked (Fiyero), Aida, Swing. National Tours: Wicked, Aida, Smokey Joe's Cafe. TV credits: Heart of Dixie, Numbers, Ghost Whisperer, and Chapelle Show on Comedy Central. For my family.





Derrick Williams News

Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance Photo Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

THE BOOK OF MORMON returned to Broadway with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resumed Friday, November 5, 2021. 

THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on Novemb Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on November 4
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Book of Mormon will return to Broadway one day earlier than previously announced with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resume Friday, November 5, 2021. 

Kevin Clay, Cody Jamison Strand, and More Will Lead THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway Photo Kevin Clay, Cody Jamison Strand, and More Will Lead THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Casting is being announced for the Broadway return of THE BOOK OF MORMON. The production, the winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, resumes performances on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). 

Meet the Current Cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON! Photo Meet the Current Cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 16, 2019

Splashy casting news is plenty exciting but we're taking a moment to give a shoutout to the casts of some of Broadway's long-running shows. Meet the current cast of The Book of Mormon below!

T.D. Jakes Boards Lifetime's Foster Care Movie I AM SOMEBODY'S CHILD Photo T.D. Jakes Boards Lifetime's Foster Care Movie I AM SOMEBODY'S CHILD
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 8, 2019

With thousands of children currently in the foster care system, Lifetime brings together multiple organizations to raise awareness and provide more information about adoption and foster care in a new PSA, to debut during the premiere of the inspiring movie, I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story. Moved by Regina Louise and her harrowing story navigating the broken system, Bishop T.D. Jakes has joined the movie as an executive producer to bring additional attention to the need for foster care reform.

Alex Brightman And Tamyra Gray To Star In Readings Of New Musical THE GAME Photo Alex Brightman And Tamyra Gray To Star In Readings Of New Musical THE GAME
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2018

THE GAME, a new musical with book and lyrics by Eric Kornfeld and music by John McDaniel, will be presented in a private industry presentation, Thursday, December 6 at 3:30pm and Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11am. Presentations will be held at Pearl Studios.

Georgia Stitt, Charl Brown, and More Join Houses on the Moon Gala Photo Georgia Stitt, Charl Brown, and More Join Houses on the Moon Gala
by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2018

Houses on the Moon Theater Company will honor those that champion the unheard voice: award-winning producer, director and choreographer Warren Adams and celebrate immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir and The New Sanctuary Coalition with the 2018 Leyton Award at the 6th Annual Benefit Fundraiser "Amplify 2018" hosted by Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon who will be joined by guest performers Charl Brown, Marcus Choi, Liisi LaFontaine, Mariand Torres, and Derrick Williams with Ross Baum, Joseph Joubert and Georgia Stitt on Monday evening, October 29, 2018 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32ndStreet - between Park and Madison Avenues).

Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019 Photo Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 26, 2018

Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019

Lifetime Original Movie FAITH UNDER FIRE Premieres as #1 On Cable Photo Lifetime Original Movie FAITH UNDER FIRE Premieres as #1 On Cable
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 1, 2018

Lifetime Original Movie FAITH UNDER FIRE Premieres as #1 On Cable

Lifetime Announces Airdates for Feature Movies THE SIMONE BILES STORY & More Photo Lifetime Announces Airdates for Feature Movies THE SIMONE BILES STORY & More
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 16, 2017

Lifetime kicks off 2018 with a trio of feature movies based on the true stories of three women who have made lasting impressions in our world.

Derrick Williams Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Jennifer Garner Stars in MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 11, 2015

Below watch the first trailer for MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, starring Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson ('Grey's Anatomy'), and John Carroll Lynch

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Orlando Shakespeare's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2013

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (http://www.orlandoshakes.org) presents Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility in the Margeson Theater at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Ticket prices range from $17-$40 with discounts available for students, active military, and groups. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.

BWW TV: Star-Studded Red Carpet Arrivals for Pantages' BOOK OF MORMON - Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Sep 17, 2012

The West Coast Premiere of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, officially opened September 12 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Broadway World TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jerry Evans of JLE Media, Inc. were on hand for the red carpet festivities which included such celebrities as Jason Alexander, Rosanna Arquette, Simon Baker, Eric Balfour, Justin Bartha, Beth Behrs, Juie Bowen, Cher, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis, Heather Graham, Laura Dern, Jonathan Groff, Daryl Hannah, Kathy Griffin, Marica Gay Harden, John Hawkes, Lisa Kudrow, Diane Ladd, Tobey Maquire, Bill Maher, Garry Marshall, Julia Ormand, Dermot Mulroney, Carl Reiner, Parker Posey, Jane Seymour, and Alicia Silverstone. Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone were also in attendance. The much anticipated run of THE BOOK OF MORMON will continue through November 25, 2012.

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Launches in Denver- Chatting with Gavin Creel, Trey Parker & Matt Stone!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2012

The First National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON launches in Denver tomorrow, August 14-September 2 at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In the video below, Colorado natives Matt Stone and Trey Parker Chat with In Focus' Eden Lane about creating their first Broadway musical, and launching the tour. Gavin Creel talks about his first visit to Denver, a new appreceation of touring, and reveals his thoughts about taking on a role orginated by a close friend.


Derrick Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Derrick Williams been in?
Derrick Williams has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

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