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Isaac Powell

 
Bio:
Isaac Powell is best known for his role as Daniel in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Once On This Island, a role he earned two months after graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Powell is a Grammy Award nominee for his work on the Once On This Island cast ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Isaac Powell is best known for his role as Daniel in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Once On This Island, a role he earned two months after graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Powell is a Grammy Award nominee for his work on the Once On This Island cast ... (read complete bio)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Tony

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Daniel

Isaac Powell Biography

Isaac Powell is best known for his role as Daniel in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Once On This Island, a role he earned two months after graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Powell is a Grammy Award nominee for his work on the Once On This Island cast album and was also seen in the reboot of “Murphy Brown” on CBS.

Isaac Powell Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Isaac Powell, West Side Story
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Isaac Powell, West Side Story

Isaac Powell News

Photos: Go Inside A BROADWAY CELEBRATION, Honoring Eight Black Playwrights on Broadwa Photo Photos: Go Inside A BROADWAY CELEBRATION, Honoring Eight Black Playwrights on Broadway This Season
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2021

CAA Amplify, Broadway Advocacy Coalition, and The Movement Theatre Company co-hosted a celebration of this fall’s eight Black playwrights on Broadway. The event was held on Monday, December 6th at the Paradise Room at The Times Square EDITION. 

FOLLOW-UP: ÂÂżQuĂ© adaptaciones cinematográficas de los grandes musicales llegan este Photo FOLLOW-UP: ÂÂżQuĂ© adaptaciones cinematográficas de los grandes musicales llegan este año?
by Ainhoa Hornero - Aug 30, 2021

Consulta el calendario de estrenos para estar al dĂ­a de las Ăşltimas adaptaciones fĂ­lmicas

VIDEO: Watch Amber Riley & Gabrielle Ruiz, Cynthia Erivo and More Perform for WICKED  Photo VIDEO: Watch Amber Riley & Gabrielle Ruiz, Cynthia Erivo and More Perform for WICKED IN CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

PBS marked Broadway's return with Wicked IN CONCERT, a musical event celebrating the songs from one of the most iconic hits in Broadway history. This special performance featured reimagined, never-before-heard musical arrangements created just for this broadcast, performed by celebrity artists from the worlds of film, pop music and television.

VIDEO: Watch the Full WICKED IN CONCERT Event, Streaming Now! Photo VIDEO: Watch the Full WICKED IN CONCERT Event, Streaming Now!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021

PBS marked Broadway's return with Wicked IN CONCERT, a musical event celebrating the songs from one of the most iconic hits in Broadway history. This special performance featured reimagined, never-before-heard musical arrangements created just for this broadcast, performed by celebrity artists from the worlds of film, pop music and television.

VIDEO: Amber Riley Sings 'Defying Gravity' in New Clip From WICKED IN CONCERT Photo VIDEO: Amber Riley Sings 'Defying Gravity' in New Clip From WICKED IN CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2021

PBS will mark Broadway's return with Wicked IN CONCERT, a musical event celebrating the songs from one of the most iconic hits in Broadway history. This special performance will feature reimagined, never-before-heard musical arrangements created just for this broadcast, performed by celebrity artists from the worlds of film, pop music and television.

ALL EYES ON BAAYORK LEE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Award-Winning Legend Abou Photo ALL EYES ON BAAYORK LEE: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Award-Winning Legend About This Sunday's WICKED In Concert on PBS and Her Extraordinary Career
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Aug 27, 2021

This Sunday finds the diminutive talent wearing yet another new hat, as Director for Sunday night’s airing of WICKED In Concert, celebrating the score of the iconic, long-running musical,

VIDEO: Stephanie Hsu Sings 'I'm Not That Girl' from WICKED IN CONCERT Photo VIDEO: Stephanie Hsu Sings 'I'm Not That Girl' from WICKED IN CONCERT
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 27, 2021

Wicked has shared a sneak peek from this weekend's Wicked in Concert! In the clip, Stephanie Hsu (Spongebob Squarepants, Be More Chill) performs a rendition of I'm Not That Girl, a song Elphaba sings in Act 1.

Photos: See Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Amber Riley, Gavin Creel, Ali Stroker, A Photo Photos: See Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Amber Riley, Gavin Creel, Ali Stroker, Alex Newell & More in Photos From WICKED IN CONCERT!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2021

WICKED IN CONCERT: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score will air on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

BWW Interview: Tony Winner Ali Stroker is Excited to Perform 'As Long As You're Mine' Photo BWW Interview: Tony Winner Ali Stroker is Excited to Perform 'As Long As You're Mine' as Part of WICKED IN CONCERT!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2021

This special performance will feature reimagined, never-before-heard musical arrangements created just for this broadcast, performed by celebrity artists from the worlds of film, pop music and television.

BWW Inteview: Maestro Luke Frazier Shares Details on Great Performances, New Arrangem Photo BWW Inteview: Maestro Luke Frazier Shares Details on Great Performances, New Arrangements for WICKED IN CONCERT!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 24, 2021

Frazier arranged the musical numbers featured in this star-studded concert, which include “The Wizard and I,” “Defying Gravity,” “Popular, Wonderful,” “No Good Deed,” “For Good” and “As Long As You’re Mine.”

Isaac Powell Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of WICKED IN CONCERT on PBS VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of WICKED IN CONCERT on PBS
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

Rejoycify! It's just a matter of days until PBS presents Wicked IN CONCERT: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score. The special will air on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 9pm ET (check local listings) on PBS. Check out a sneak peek!

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas' VideoVIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2020

The Forest of Arden has released a new video, Next Christmas, featuring members of its company. The song was written by Michael Arden, Jackson Teeley, and Andy Mientus, and sung by Dez Duron.

Broadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when Once On This Island was getting ready to return to Broadway. Once On This Island opened on December 3 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 457 performances.

BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening N VideoBWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Feb 21, 2020

Some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Sierra Boggess, Joshua Henry, Jessica Vosk, Robin de JesĂşs, Will Hochman, Sherie Rene Scott and so many more tell us all about what the iconic West Side Story means to them!

VIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming' VideoVIDEO: Isaac Powell Sings WEST SIDE STORY's 'Something's Coming'
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Something great is coming! With the Broadway revival of West Side Story currently in previews, the show's very own Tony, Isaac Powell, took to the stage at Live from Here with Chris Thile to perform the show's iconic song 'Something's Coming.' Check out the full performance with this video!

VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Ma VideoVIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Market
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway's most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night wit VideoVIDEO: The Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Performs 'Mama Will Provide' on Late Night with Seth Meyers
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2018

Mama provided! The cast of Once on This Island appeared on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, where they performed 'Mama Will Provide.' Watch the full performance below!

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salong VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore, Lea Salonga, Alex Newell and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opened last night, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and brings you interviews with the company below!

BWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS IS VideoBWW TV: 'One Small Girl' Makes a Big Impact in Brand-New Footage from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which officially opens on Sunday, December 3rd at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld has brand-new footage from the show below!

VIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade! VideoVIDEO: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Performs on Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2017

The 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked-off the holiday season this morning, and BroadwayWorld will bring you all of this year's Broadway performances! Next up, Once On This Island!


Isaac Powell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Isaac Powell been in?
Isaac Powell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Isaac Powell been in?
Isaac Powell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Isaac Powell been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for West Side Story and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for West Side Story .

What awards has Isaac Powell won?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for West Side Story.