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Jahi Kearse

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere Production, 2017
Berry Gordy
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Andrew
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer

Jahi Kearse Biography

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.





Jahi Kearse News

Review: PEOPLE, PLACES &THINGS at Studio Theatre Photo Review: PEOPLE, PLACES &THINGS at Studio Theatre
by David Friscic - Nov 15, 2022

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 Photo Review: Come Join the CHARADE at The B Street Theatre
by Courtney Symes - Sep 11, 2022

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 Photo Review: B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Marc Savitt - Jun 26, 2022

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 Berkshir Photo Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

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 Photo Photos: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Takes Closing Night Bows
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 17, 2022

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 Photo 4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today
by Team BWW - Jan 16, 2022

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 Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Close on Broadway January 16th
by BWW Staff - Dec 28, 2021

 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 Photo VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

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! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside AIN'T TOO PROUD's Broadway Reopening Night!
by Team BWW - Oct 18, 2021

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!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021

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!

Jahi Kearse Videos

VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Videoplay
VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

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! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside AIN'T TOO PROUD's Broadway Reopening Night!

by Team BWW - Oct 18, 2021

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!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021

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!

VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley Videoplay
VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley

by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

The cast of Ain't Too Proud kicked off the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a medley of 'Get Ready,' 'Ain't Too Proud To Beg' and 'I Can't Get Next To You.'

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY

by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2019

The cast of 'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' kicks off TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of the show's title track.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2019

Ain't Too Proud is up and running at the Imperial Theatre, where it officially opened just last month. Below, check out brand new highlights of the cast in action!

BWW TV: AIN'T TOO PROUD Opens On Broadway! Go Inside the Big Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: AIN'T TOO PROUD Opens On Broadway! Go Inside the Big Night!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 22, 2019

The Imperial Theatre was hoppin' last night as Ain't Too Proud officially celebrated opening night on Broadway. We're taking you inside the big night below!

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs a Medley of Songs on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs a Medley of Songs on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2019

Last night, the cast of the Broadway musical 'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations' sang a special medley performance of 'Get Ready' and 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg' for the Tonight Show audience.

VIDEO: Meet the Temptations of AIN'T TOO PROUD Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet the Temptations of AIN'T TOO PROUD

by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2019

Ain't Too Proud is heading for Broadway! The musical, about the life of The Temptations, will play Broadway's Imperial Theatre beginning Thursday, February 28, 2019, with an official Opening Night set for Thursday, March 21, 2019.

BWW Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of AIN'T TOO PROUD's Vogue Photo Shoot! Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of AIN'T TOO PROUD's Vogue Photo Shoot!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 15, 2019

As previously announced, Ain't Too Proud will play Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with performances beginning Thursday, February 28, 2019, and an official Opening Night set for Thursday, March 21, 2019.


Jahi Kearse Frequently Asked Questions

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