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His Broadway credits include Holler If Ya Hear Me (Palace Theatre) and Baby It's You! (Broadhurst Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include The Total Bent and The Fortress of Solitude (The Public Theater), and select regional credits include Passing Strange, Motherf**ker with the Hat, and Topdog/Underdog (Studio Theatre); Cool Papa's Party (MetroStage); Dry Powder, Lungs, Satchmo at the Waldorf, and Bars & Measures (B Street Theatre); Indian Joe (Goodspeed); Maurice Hines' Yo Alice (Radio City Music Hall); Debbie Allen's Soul Possessed; Seussical the Musical (Alliance Theatre); and Sty of the Blind Pig and Two Trains Running (True Colors Theatre). Kearse is a proud alum of the Freddie Hendricks Youth Ensemble of Atlanta and Tri-Cities High School for the Visual & Performing Arts.


Original Broadway Production, 2021

[Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere Production, 2017
Berry Gordy

Public Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016

World Premiere Production, 2014

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Video: Amber Riley and Akron Lanier Watson Perform 'It Ain't That Serious' From THE PREACHER'S WIFE

Get a first look at Amber Riley and Akron Lanier Watson performing the song 'It Ain't That Serious' from the new musical THE PREACHER'S WIFE during the sneak-peek, preview event 'Behind the Musical' that took place on April 17. Check out the video here!
Video: Loretta Devine Sings 'That's What She Said' from THE PREACHER'S WIFE

Get a first listen to That's What She Said' from the new musical The Preacher's Wife performed by Loretta Devine in an all-new video from Alliance Theatre. Inspired by the 1996 film, The Preacher's Wife is a celebration of community, family, and the power of faith.
Loretta Devine, Amber Riley & More to Star in THE PREACHER'S WIFE World Premiere

The Alliance Theatre has revealed the cast and creative team of its world premiere musical, THE PREACHER’S WIFE. See who is starring and on the creative team along with ticketing information and more.
Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at People's Light Theatre Company

A truly unique, original, and moving piece of theater brilliantly presented in time for the Holiday Season.
Photos: First Look At HIPPEST TRIP �" THE SOUL TRAIN MUSICAL At American Conservatory Theater

Get a first look at the world premiere of Hippest Trip – The Soul Train Musical, now performing at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater through Sunday, October 8, 2023. See photos of the production!
HIPPEST TRIP �" THE SOUL TRAIN MUSICAL Extends At American Conservatory Theater

Due to extremely strong ticket demand, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced the extension of Hippest Trip — The Soul Train Musical, the Broadway-bound musical based on the iconic TV show that brought Black music, dance, and style into every living room in America, performing at A.C.T.'s Toni Rembe Theater (415 Geary St., San Francisco).
Photos: HIPPEST TRIP- THE SOUL TRAIN MUSICAL Prepares For Its World Premiere!

See first look photos from rehearsals for the world premiere of Hippest Trip – The Soul Train Musical at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater.
Quentin Earl Darrington, Amber Iman & More to Star in HIPPEST TRIP �" THE SOUL TRAIN MUSICAL at A.C.T.

Get all the details about the world premiere of HIPPEST TRIP — THE SOUL TRAIN MUSICAL at A.C.T., featuring Quentin Earl Darrington and an incredible cast. Experience the magic of Soul Train as this musical takes you on a journey through its legendary music and cultural impact.
Review: PEOPLE, PLACES &THINGS at Studio Theatre

People, Places and Things are a constant trigger for addiction and anxiety in the probing and intellectually thrilling production of People, Places & Things now playing at the Studio Theatre.  A highly evolved play of substance that really pushes the boundaries of the subject of addiction is a top-notch tour de force courtesy of a very trenchantly observed and written play by Duncan Macmillan, above par technical elements, and excellent acting. 
Review: Come Join the CHARADE at The B Street Theatre

A beautiful woman, international espionage, a mysterious stranger, and so many twists that you’ll be dizzy-that’s what’s happening at the B Street Theatre this week.  Based on the 1963 film starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, Charade has been adapted for the stage by Dave Pierini, who is also a Core Acting Company member of the B Street Theatre. 
Review: B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING at Berkshire Theatre Group

The season opener of Berkshire Theatre Group’s 2022 season B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING is not, as the title might suggest to some, about Native American Communication Specialists during WWII. It is one of those relatively infrequent theatrical experiences in which each of the many individuals involved in the production, and their skillful execution of their relative elements supports one another so particularly well, that that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts it’s made of. A powerful piece of theatre in which art imitates life extremely well. An experience that leaves the viewer mouth agape saying WOW and providing an abundance of food for thought.
Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
Photos: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Takes Closing Night Bows

Last night, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award®-winning musical sensation, played its final Broadway performance at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The musical, with a book by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau, choreography by Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff played 488 performances.
4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today

Today, January 16, Broadway says goodbye to four beloved productions. Flying Over Sunset will conclude its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre following 28 previews and 35 regular performances; Clyde's wraps up at the Hayes Theatre following 24 previews and 61 regular performances; Ain't Too Proud finishes it's almost three-year run at the Imperial Theatre after 21 previews and 488 regular performances; and To Kill A Mockingbird pauses performances at the Shubert Theatre following 45 previews and 626 regular performances.
AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Close on Broadway January 16th

 Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the smash hit Tony Award®-winning musical will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 16, 2022.
VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD

Grammy Award-winning superstar John Legend and producing partner Mike Jackson paid a visit to the cast and creative team of the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations!
VIDEO: Go Inside AIN'T TOO PROUD's Broadway Reopening Night!

Get ready! The Temptations are back on Broadway. Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations officially returned to Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on Saturday night and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night!

The cast performed a medley of Temptations hits, including “Get Ready,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and “I Can’t Get Next to You.” Watch the full performance now!
Photos: AIN'T TOO PROUD Re-Opens on Broadway; Go Inside the Big Night!

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations officially returned to Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on Saturday, October 16.
Back On Broadway: Jawan M. Jackson Talks Returning to AIN'T TOO PROUD, Working With New Cast Members & More

BroadwayWorld's new interview series Back on Broadway is taking readers on the exciting journey of Broadway's return to the stage! Next up in the series is Jawan M. Jackson, returning to his role as Melvin Franklin in Ain't Too Proud! 


How many Broadway shows has Jahi Kearse been in?

Jahi Kearse has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jahi Kearse been in?

Jahi Kearse has not appeared in the West End.

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