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Eubie Blake

 
Eubie Blake Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1883
Date Of Death:
February 12, 1983 (100)
Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD, USA
 
Eubie Blake Headshot
Date of Birth: February 07, 1883
Date of Death: February 12, 1983 (100)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA

Stage Credits

  [New York]
Original New York Production, 1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
1952
Himself
  [Broadway]
1932
At the Piano
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1924
At the Piano
  [Broadway]
1921
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1975]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1924]
Musical Director
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1921]
Musical Director

Writing

Composer
Composer
Songwriter
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer
Sketches/Composer/Lyricist
Composer


Eubie Blake Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Eubie Blake, Eubie!
 
Olivier Awards - 1977 - Musical of the Year
E Blake, Bubbling Brown Sugar

Eubie Blake News

Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 2 Photo Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 2
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 13, 2022

Today's question is: Who has worn the most hats on Broadway- director, producer, writer, actor, etc.? Here are a few folks that could hold a record for the 'number of hats' they've worn on Broadway shows. Part one includes those who have worn four or five hats on Broadway shows and part two will include those who have held even more positions than that!

Interview: Julianne Boyd of Barrington Stage Company Bids Farewell Photo Interview: Julianne Boyd of Barrington Stage Company Bids Farewell
by Marc Savitt - Oct 31, 2022

After 28 Seasons Julianne Boyd, co-founder and Artistic Director at Barrington Stage Company, passed a brightly burning torch and retired at the end of the 2022 season. Marc Savitt, sat down with Boyd to gather some information and insight into Boyd, her experiences, and her undeniable impact on the state of the arts in the region.

BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE Extends at The Public Through Late October Photo BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE Extends at The Public Through Late October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

The Public Theater and Elevator Repair Service will begin previews for the New York premiere production of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE with a Joseph Papp Free Performance on Saturday, September 24 in the Anspacher Theater.

New York Premiere of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE to Kick Off Fall Season at The  Photo New York Premiere of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE to Kick Off Fall Season at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

The Public Theater and Elevator Repair Service will kick off The Public’s 55th anniversary season with the New York premiere production of BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE. BALDWIN AND BUCKLEY AT CAMBRIDGE will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater with a Joseph Papp Free Performance on Saturday, September 24.

Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Aug 7, 2022

This August, Broadway fans will be kept busy with new movies, television shows, albums, and concerts to binge. From Netflix's new film adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.

New Summer Programming Announced For BSO NOW Concert Streaming Platform Photo New Summer Programming Announced For BSO NOW Concert Streaming Platform
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Select Spring Pops 2022, Tanglewood 2022, and Archival Pops and Tanglewood Programs are available for video-On-Demand viewing at BSO.ORG/NOW from June 23 through September 30 and can be viewed on the web and via Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Select Samsung Smart TVs

The Boston Pops And Keith Lockhart Present A Star-Studded Lineup For The Final Three  Photo The Boston Pops And Keith Lockhart Present A Star-Studded Lineup For The Final Three Spring Pops Programs, June 7-11
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra wrap up the final days of the 2022 spring season with exciting debuts, a couple of audience favorites, and a popular Pops tradition.

Photos: See Tony Danza, Melissa Errico & More in Broadway By The Year: FROM THE ZIEGF Photo Photos: See Tony Danza, Melissa Errico & More in Broadway By The Year: FROM THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES TO MOULIN ROUGE!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 24, 2022

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening continued Broadway By The Year's 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

'When Broadway Was Black' Will Be Published in February 2023 Photo 'When Broadway Was Black' Will Be Published in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

On this day in 1921, a fast-moving, groundbreaking jazz musical danced into New York City ‚Äď and by the end of its triumphant run, its Black creators were responsible for the most unlikely entertainment success story of the 1920s, a watershed moment for racial representation in America.

Eubie Blake Videos

VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 12, with Broadway Out East.

BWW TV Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis Brings Straight-Talking Artistry to American Songbook Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis Brings Straight-Talking Artistry to American Songbook Series!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook continued this week with a thrilling performance from Broadway veteran Jenifer Lewis.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating SHUFFLE ALONG Composer Eubie Blake Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating SHUFFLE ALONG Composer Eubie Blake

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2019

On this day, we celebrate the birth of the legendary and history-making composer, Eubie Blake.

The Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City o Videoplay
The Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City of Fresno

by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2018

Audra McDonald has 'no words' for the latest in a long line of honors for the record-breaking Tony winner. This week, the city of Fresno honored the stage icon with her very own street naming ceremony! Check out the unveiling below!

VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG Comp Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG Composer, Eubie Blake

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birth of the legendary and history-making composer, Eubie Blake.

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 22, 2016

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon discussed Vice President elect Mike Pence's recent controversial visit to the Broadway musical, and responded to critics who believe that the statements made by the cast following the show, may not have been the right and place to be made. 

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs 'We Are' at Close of Election Night
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 9, 2016

Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, who currently takes on the role of Aaron Burr in the smash Broadway hit HAMILTON, stopped by MTV's The People's Playhouse around midnight last night to perform 'We Are.'

VIDEO: The Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG Performs on the TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

The cast of SHUFFLE ALONG performed a rousing number from the Tony nominated musical. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Savion Glover & Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG Perform on NBC's 'Maya & Marty'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 1, 2016

On last night's premiere episode of the new NBC variety series MAYA AND MARTY, Savion Glover and the cast of SHUFFLE ALONG performed 'The Pennsylvania Graveyard Shuffle,' from the new Broadway musical.

VIDEO: Savion Glover Chats Significance of SHUFFLE ALONG; Tap Dances on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 8, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Savion Glove talked about choreographing the new Broadway musical SHUFFLE ALONG.


Eubie Blake Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Eubie Blake been in?
Eubie Blake has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Eubie Blake been in?
Eubie Blake has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Eubie Blake been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Eubie! and Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugar .

How many shows has Eubie Blake written?
Eubie Blake has written 14 shows including Tan Manhattan (Composer), Shuffle Along [1921] (Composer), Elsie (Composer/Lyricist), André Charlot's Revue of 1924 (Composer), The Chocolate Dandies (Composer/Lyricist), Lew Leslie's Blackbirds (Composer), Shuffle Along [1933] (Composer), Swing It (Composer), Shuffle Along [1952] (Composer), Bubbling Brown Sugar (Composer/Lyricist), Eubie! (Composer), Big Deal (Composer), Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist), Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed (Songwriter).