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Desmond Richardson

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
The Champion
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Tony [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

Photos

Davide Torchio and Desmond Richardson Photo

Davide Torchio and Desmond Richardson

From: 
Date:
06/21/2022
Carmen De Lavallade and Desmond RIchardson Photo

Carmen De Lavallade and Desmond RIchardson

From: 
Date:
05/17/2016
Zuzanna Szadkowsk, Desmond Richardson Photo

Zuzanna Szadkowsk, Desmond Richardson

From: 
Date:
04/26/2016
Sarah Arison, Desmond Richardson, Zuzanna Szadkowsk Photo

Sarah Arison, Desmond Richardson, Zuzanna Szadkowsk

From: 
Date:
04/26/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
The Champion

Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Tony [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer


Desmond Richardson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Desmond Richardson, Fosse

Desmond Richardson News

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Dav Photo The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring David Sedaris, Rob Mathes & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College will welcome audiences back into their theatres to experience live, world-class performing arts starting in October of 2022. True to their legacy of sharing new work alongside established virtuosity, the 2022-2023 Re-Opening Season will activate old artistic partnerships and build new friendships.

The Joyce Theater Announces  Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in B Photo The Joyce Theater Announces Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in BURN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall ‚Äė22/Winter ‚Äė23 season. Among the ranks of celebrated dance makers and award-winning companies is a refreshing combination of highly-anticipated return engagements and Joyce debuts.

The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece P Photo The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece Performed by Alan Cumming & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall '22/Winter '23 season.

Photos: On the Red Carpet of the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet of the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 21, 2022

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced! Winners include MJ, Paradise Square, Tick, Tick... Boom! and more. Check out photos from the red carpet here!  

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise (Chicago; A Chorus Line) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago; Fosse/Verdon) will host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, it was announced today.

YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts Photo YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

YoungArts congratulates the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts (full list below) who are YoungArts award winners and were nominated for the honor by YoungArts. The U.S. Presidential Scholars award‚ÄĒone of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community service‚ÄĒis presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year. Students who would like to be considered for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts must be YoungArts award winners. Applications for the 2023 YoungArts competition will open on June 7, 2022 at youngarts.org/competition.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Presents Ballet Tribute To David Bowie in April Photo Complexions Contemporary Ballet Presents Ballet Tribute To David Bowie in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022

Complexions Contemporary Ballet, a ‚Äúmatchless American dance company‚ÄĚ (Philadelphia Inquirer), makes its Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts debut with three performance on April 14, 15 and 16, 2022, 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater.

San Francisco Ballet To Present World Premieres By TOMASSON, WHEELDON, AND RHODEN Photo San Francisco Ballet To Present World Premieres By TOMASSON, WHEELDON, AND RHODEN
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

This April, San Francisco Ballet will present three world premieres: Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson's Harmony, Christopher Wheeldon's Finale Finale, and Dwight Rhoden's The Promised Land. Emerging from the twin pandemics of Covid-19 and the racial reckoning in the U.S., and celebrating the long career of Helgi Tomasson, these works continue SF Ballet's tradition of cultivating new works and perspectives.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2022

State Theatre New Jersey presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 8pm.

Ryoma Takenaga Receives Youngarts Award For Accomplishments In Jazz Photo Ryoma Takenaga Receives Youngarts Award For Accomplishments In Jazz
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2021

New Jersey Youth Symphony member Ryoma Takenaga of New Providence, NJ from the Academy for Information Technology, has received a 2022 YoungArts award in Jazz. Takenaga has been recognized at the Honorable Mention level, the organization's second highest honor.

Desmond Richardson Videos

VIDEO: #ABTCurriculum Announces Raising the Barre Weekend Workshop VideoVIDEO: #ABTCurriculum Announces Raising the Barre Weekend Workshop
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2020

The #ABTCurriculum has announced its upcoming Raising the Barre Weekend Workshop with Complexions Contemporary Ballet live online, October 17-18 in New York.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Coming up tonight, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast!

VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28
by Diana Heisroth - Jan 29, 2014

Coming up on Friday, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast!

STAGE TUBE: Desmond Richardson & Co. Rehearse for Complexions Contemp. Ballet in New Orleans
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2012

Check out this video of Desmond Richardson & Wendy Whelan rehearsing in New York City for the upcoming world premiere of 'Charter,' choreographed by Dwight Rhoden and set to an original score by Nicholas Payton. 'Charter' premieres in New Orleans on April 21st as the centerpiece of Complexions Contemporary Ballet.

STAGE TUBE: Diggs, Wilson & Walsh Talk 'GREYS' and 'PRIVATE' Crossover to ET
by Eddie Varley - Oct 15, 2009

Wilson, Walsh and Diggs spoke to Entertainment Tonight about the series crossover event. You can watch the segment right here on STAGE TUBE!


Desmond Richardson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Desmond Richardson been in?
Desmond Richardson has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Desmond Richardson been in?
Desmond Richardson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Desmond Richardson been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fosse .