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Elijah Kelley

 
Bio:
Elijah Kelley is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He is best known for playing the role of Seaweed in the film Hairspray. He also appeared in films such as 28 Days (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Red Tails (2012), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), NBC's live-musical event The Wiz Live! (2015), as ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Elijah Kelley is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He is best known for playing the role of Seaweed in the film Hairspray. He also appeared in films such as 28 Days (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Red Tails (2012), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), NBC's live-musical event The Wiz Live! (2015), as ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [New York]
NBC Live Television Production, 2015
Scarecrow

Photos

Elijah Kelley, Neil Meron and Ephraim Sykes Photo

Elijah Kelley, Neil Meron and Ephraim Sykes

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12/02/2016
Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as Tin-Man, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, David Alan Photo

Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as Tin-Man, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, David Alan Grier as Lion

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07/15/2016
Ne-Yo as Tin-Man, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow Photo

Ne-Yo as Tin-Man, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow

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07/15/2016
David Alan Grier as Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Ne Photo

David Alan Grier as Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as Tin-Man

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07/15/2016
Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Da Photo

Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, David Alan Grier as Lion

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07/15/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
NBC Live Television Production, 2015
Scarecrow

Elijah Kelley Biography

Elijah Kelley is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He is best known for playing the role of Seaweed in the film Hairspray. He also appeared in films such as 28 Days (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Red Tails (2012), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013), NBC's live-musical event The Wiz Live! (2015), as Ricky Bell in The New Edition Story (2017), and Star (2017).




Elijah Kelley News

Watch Broadway Shows Online - 130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now! Photo Watch Broadway Shows Online - 130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now!
by Team BWW - Apr 4, 2021

Visit our list of the best musicals & shows you can watch from the comfort of your home! We've got you covered with all the must-sees on streaming sites.

Proshot vs Film Adaptation - What's the Difference? Photo Proshot vs Film Adaptation - What's the Difference?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 6, 2021

What's the difference between a proshot and a film adaptation? What proshots are coming up? Where can I stream Broadway proshots? What Broadway shows have upcoming film adaptations? Where can I stream Broadway film adaptations? We're answering all of these questions and more!

The HISTORY Channel Announces New Doc TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: LEGACY OF COURAGE Photo The HISTORY Channel Announces New Doc TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: LEGACY OF COURAGE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 28, 2021

The HISTORY¬ģ Channel announces its new one-hour documentary,¬†‚ÄúTuskegee Airmen: Legacy of Courage,‚Ä̬†executive produced and narrated by ‚ÄúGood Morning America‚ÄĚ Anchor,¬†Robin Roberts,¬†premiering on¬†Wednesday, February 10 at 8PM ET/PT.¬†

129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021 Photo 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Sunset Cinema Outside at Taconic High School Featur Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Sunset Cinema Outside at Taconic High School Featuring NEWSIES, THE WIZ and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) in partnership with the City of Pittsfield have announced family friendly films at their newly established Sunset Cinema Outside at Taconic High School on July 10-11 and July 16-18.

TALES Returns to BET for Season 2 Featuring an Exclusive, Soon-to-Be-Released Song, B Photo TALES Returns to BET for Season 2 Featuring an Exclusive, Soon-to-Be-Released Song, BROTHERS by Kanye West
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 14, 2019

BET Networks in conjunction with Irv 'Gotti' Lorenzo announce the season two global premiere of hit original series, TALES. The series will make a global return, with a two-hour premiere. The debut episode, 'Brothers,' brings a new and exciting twist for the series, by serving as the launchpad for an unreleased Kanye West song exclusive to the show's soundtrack. Fans can tune-in to BET and MTV channels globally and on VH1's international channels on Tuesday, July 2. BET and the international channels will air the first look at 9:00 PM E.T., with MTV airing in a later timeslot.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: THE WIZ Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: THE WIZ
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 15, 2019

This week's decluttering is only freeing up a tiny bit of space in my collection, but it represents an enormous place in my heart. The only version of The Wiz I have on CD is the AMAZING/IF YOU DON'T KNOW IT, YOU'RE NOT A REAL BROADWAY FAN original cast album starring Stephanie Mills. I do have the movie soundtrack in my iTunes and the soundtrack of 'The Wiz Live!' is on Apple Music, so let's dive in.

Scoop: STAR on FOX - Today, December 20, 2017 Photo Scoop: STAR on FOX - Today, December 20, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on STAR, airing on FOX today, December 20, 2017!

Scoop: STAR on FOX - Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Photo Scoop: STAR on FOX - Wednesday, December 20, 2017
by - Dec 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on STAR, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 20, 2017!

Scoop: STAR on FOX - Today, December 13, 2017 Photo Scoop: STAR on FOX - Today, December 13, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on STAR, airing on FOX today, December 13, 2017!

Elijah Kelley Videos

VIDEO: First Listen - Faarrow Releases 'Shut Up' Track ft. Elijah Kelley & Zac Efron
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 11, 2016

Iman and Siham Hashi, better known as FAARROW, are back with another look into their debut EP this Friday in a new song called 'Shut Up.'

STAGE TUBE: Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Reunites for Performance & Panel Discussion!
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

The cast and crew of NBC's acclaimed production of THE WIZ LIVE! reunited yesterday, Wednesday, June 1 at Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles for a panel discussion and live musical performances. Check out clips from the day below!

VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Recreates HAIRSPRAY's 'You Can't Stop the Beat'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 26, 2016

Opening the night was celebrity contestant Kim Fields and her partner Sasha Farber who danced a Jive to 'You Can't Stop The Beat' from HAIRSPRAY.

VIDEO: Common Shares Details on New Song for THE WIZ LIVE! on 'Wendy Williams'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 30, 2015

Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier and Elijah Kelley stopped by WENDY WILLIAMS to dish about their special event airing live this Thursday on NBC.

HOT VIDEO: Watch The Making of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2015

Hot Video! Miss the Wednesday night airing of NBC's The Making of THE WIZ LIVE!? We've got you covered with the full video that goes behind the scenes, showing off all of the excitement and hard work going into the December 3rd broadcast that we're all counting down to. 

VIDEO: First Look - 'A Brand New Day' Featured in All-New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 17, 2015

Below, check out an all-new promo featuring the joyous number 'A Brand New Day'

VIDEO: THE WIZ LIVE! Hits the Yellow Brick Road in All-New Promo!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 2, 2015

Get ready for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE, starring Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Shanice Williams, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley, Common and more. The live broadcast airs Thursday, December 3 at 8/7c on NBC. Below, check out an all-new promo!

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Photo Shoot with David Alan Grier, Shanice Williams, NE-YO and Elijah Kelley!
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Following up NBC's early peek at the highly stylized costumes for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!, go behind the scenes at the photo shoot with Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, NE-YO as the Tin Man, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, and Shanice Williams as Dorothy! THE WIZ LIVE! airs Thursday, December 3rd.

STAGE TUBE: Shanice Williams Gets Hometown Blessing on Her Way to NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2015

NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!, its highly anticipated holiday production, will air on Thursday, December 3. Click below for the latest behind-the-scenes look at star Shanice Williams and her journey from Rahway, New Jersey, to her starring role as 'Dorothy' in the iconic musical!

STAGE TUBE: Shanice Williams Chats 'Her First Job' Starring in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2015

NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!, its highly anticipated holiday production, will air on Thursday, December 3 -- and winter can't come soon enough! ACCESS HOLLYWOOD just unveiled a new interview with star Shanice Williams. Click below to hear her talk about 'her first job' playing 'Dorothy' in the iconic musical!