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Destan Owens

 

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn (Standby) [Replacement]
Billy Flynn (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Tom Collins [Replacement]
Tom Collins [Replacement]
Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others [Replacement]
Tom Collins [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
A Pastor [Replacement]
Mr. Jefferson [Replacement]
Tom Collins [Replacement]
Christmas Caroler [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Benjamin Coffin III (Understudy) [Replacement]
Tom Collins (Understudy) [Replacement]
Benjamin Coffin III, Tom Collins (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Performer [Replacement]

Photos

Bryan Terrell Clark and Destan Owens Photo

Bryan Terrell Clark and Destan Owens

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03/21/2022
Erika Olson, Ken Robinson, Alexandra Grey, Ledisi, Antwayn Hopper, Destan Owens, Myka Photo

Erika Olson, Ken Robinson, Alexandra Grey, Ledisi, Antwayn Hopper, Destan Owens, Mykal Kilgore and Cast

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Date:
03/21/2022
Jelani Alladin and Destan Owens  Photo

Jelani Alladin and Destan Owens

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Date:
03/21/2022
Destan Owens, Ken Robinson and Mykal Kilgore Photo

Destan Owens, Ken Robinson and Mykal Kilgore

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Date:
03/21/2022
Destan Owens and Mykal Kilgore Photo

Destan Owens and Mykal Kilgore

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03/21/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn (Standby) [Replacement]

Billy Flynn (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Tom Collins [Replacement]

Tom Collins [Replacement]

Christmas caroler, Mr. Jefferson, a pastor and others [Replacement]

Tom Collins [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

A Pastor [Replacement]

Mr. Jefferson [Replacement]

Tom Collins [Replacement]

Christmas Caroler [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Benjamin Coffin III (Understudy) [Replacement]

Tom Collins (Understudy) [Replacement]

Benjamin Coffin III, Tom Collins (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Performer [Replacement]






Destan Owens News

Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores! Photo Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores!
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

Just last night, New York City Center Encores! wrapped up The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter. The production starred Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Check out photos from inside closing night.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Baldwin Debates Buckley, The Bront√ęs Rock Out and Billy Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Baldwin Debates Buckley, The Bront√ęs Rock Out and Billy Porter Revises The Life
by Michael Dale - Mar 20, 2022

Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley is an extraordinary recreation of A 1965 televised debate, Glass Town is a fun rock concert with a Bronte band, The Life gets reworked for Encores! and an O'Neill drama involving Andrew Jackson may be seen differently today.

Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores! Photo Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores!
by Review Roundups - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, began performances at City Center Encores! last night, March 16 and will run through March 20, 2022. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, and more.

Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter Photo Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is now in performances at City Center Encores!. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run through March 20, 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More!
by - Mar 17, 2022

Today's top stories include casting for the Broadway-bound production of Bob Fosse's Dancin'! The production will premiere at the Old Globe, with choreography by Fosse and direction by Wayne Cilento. Plus, 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' from Encanto will be performed at the Oscars, Equity returns to in-person auditions, and more!

Video: First Look at THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores! Photo Video: First Look at THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

The production includes Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals Photo VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is getting ready to begin performances at City Center Encores! this week. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run March 16-20, 2022.

Full Cast Announced For THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores! Photo Full Cast Announced For THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The production includes Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood.

Joshua Henry, Adrienne Walker & More Join Encores! THE TAP DANCE KID Photo Joshua Henry, Adrienne Walker & More Join Encores! THE TAP DANCE KID
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2021

New York City Center today announced additional casting for the 2022 Encores! Season as part of the full calendar of events for City Center‚Äôs 2021 ‚Äď 2022 Season. The productions launch Lear deBessonet‚Äôs first season as Encores! Artistic Director, alongside Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and Encores! Producing Creative Director Clint Ramos.

Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Theatre Artists This Week Photo Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black Theatre Artists This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2020

Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions will present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert on June 4th.

Destan Owens Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is getting ready to begin performances at City Center Encores! this week. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run March 16-20, 2022.

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Love to Me' from LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the eighth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, offering 'Love to Me' from the musical Light In the Piazza, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel (Millions; Floyd Collins; Saturn Returns/Myths and Hymns). Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run now through October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: See OCTOBER SKY's Kyle Selig and Company Preview Tunes in Rehearsal at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run September 10 - October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. Below, watch Kyle Selig and the cast of OCTOBER SKY perform the songs 'Look to the Stars' and 'Big Creek Missile Agency' in rehearsal at The Old Globe!

BWW TV: 'RENT: One Last Refrain with Will Chase'
by Eddie Varley - Sep 8, 2008

On Sunday September 7, 2008 the curtain fell on Broadway for the final performance of the landmark musical Rent. In celebration of this production going out in 'one blaze of glory', BWW TV spoke with Will Chase about the power of Jonathan Larson's words and music and how its message of love will continue to live on in the hearts and minds of the people it touched.

BWW TV: 'RENT' Flips For BroadwayWorld
by Craig Brockman - Sep 8, 2008

On September 7, 2008 the curtain will fall on Broadway for the final performance of Rent. In celebration of the show and its history making run, we gave the cast a portable FLIP video camera so they could give us their view of life backstage. As they were able to film themselves, the FLIP video footage allows you to see and hear Rent from the actor's unique perspective.


Destan Owens Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Destan Owens been in?
Destan Owens has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Destan Owens been in?
Destan Owens has not appeared in the West End