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Fredi Washington

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1949
Dr. Dan Benson
  [Broadway]
1948
Celine
  [Broadway]
1946
Kalonike
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1940
Lissa
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Lissa
  [Broadway]
1933
Sulamai
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1931
Elise Joyce
  [Broadway]
1930
Lola






Fredi Washington News

Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016 Photo Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021

Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.

Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom Release EUBIE BLAKE: RAGS, RHYTHM, AND RACE Photo Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom Release EUBIE BLAKE: RAGS, RHYTHM, AND RACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2020

A new biography of one of the key composers of 20th-century American popular song and jazz, Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm and Race illuminates Blake's impact on over 100 years of American culture.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Marva Hicks Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Marva Hicks
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 7, 2020

Today's subject Marva Hicks is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in the World Premiere Musical Gun & Powder. The production runs through February 23rd in Signature's MAX Theatre space. You'll be able to see my review of the show on Broadway World soon. Trust me it will be worth the wait.

Dark, Graceful, Whimsical and Enduring - Looking Back at Shows That Closed in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2017, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2016.

BWW Flashback: We've Got the Broadway Blues... SHUFFLE ALONG Takes Final Bow Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2016

SHUFFLE ALONG will play its final Broadway performance today, July 24, 2016, the day six-time Tony-winning star Audra McDonald was already set to depart the production for a multi-month maternity leave. SHUFFLE ALONG began performances on March 15, 2016 and officially opened on April 28 at the Music Box Theatre. It will have played 38 previews and 100 regular performances by the time it ends. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the show's Broadway journey!

TWITTER WATCH: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Laura Benanti Visit Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell at SHUFFLE ALONG
by Michael Dale - Jul 14, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda tweets high praise for the show and for Audra McDonald's understudy Darlesia Cearcy.

TWITTER WATCH: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Admits To Fangirling Over Disney Junior's Doc McStuffins
by Michael Dale - Jul 6, 2016

The pregnant Broadway stars says she will definitely be showing the animated program to her little one.

FACEBOOK WATCH: Billy Porter Welcomes Tommy Tune and Andrea Martin To SHUFFLE ALONG
by Michael Dale - Jun 29, 2016

The legendary dancer/director/choreographer and the great Broadway clown greet the Tony-winning star backstage.

SHUFFLE ALONG Sets Sudden Broadway Closing After Audra McDonald Departs
by Robert Diamond - Jun 23, 2016

The New York Times is reporting that Shuffle Along will close on July 24th, currently the date of Audra McDonald's departure citing a low advance for after she leaves the show. 

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!

Fredi Washington Videos

Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016 Videoplay
Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021

Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.

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: First Look at SHUFFLE ALONG on Broadway + Meet the Young Cast in Rehearsal
by Robert Diamond - Apr 24, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, will open this week on Broadway. Working alongside such Tony-winning Broadway legends as Savion Glover, Audra McDonald, Billy Porter and Brian Stokes Mitchell are young performers making their debut on the Great White Way. Today on CBS, Maurice DuBois gave 'Sunday Morning' a peak backstage.

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.

STAGE TUBE: SHUFFLE ALONG Songwriter Eubie Blake Sings Title Song on Original LP
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2016

The show's official Facebook page has just released a clip of Blake singing the title song on the vinyl from the original musical. Check out the teaser below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released Promo for Broadway-Bound SHUFFLE ALONG!
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2016

The Music Box Theatre box office (239 West 45th Street) opened earlier this week for tickets to Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle andEubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. The show has just launched a full website and promo, which you can check out below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Savion Glover & George C. Wolfe Talk Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2015

On the next UNDAY MORNING on CBS, correspondent Maurice DuBois goes behind the scenes of the new Broadway production SHUFFLE ALONG, a reimagining of the classic 1921 musical


Fredi Washington Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Fredi Washington been in?
Fredi Washington has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Fredi Washington been in?
Fredi Washington has not appeared in the West End