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Jamal Shuriah

 
Bio:
Jamal began his singing debut at the age of 7, in a town called Great Neck, Long Island. He performed in small concerts in school, and soon began performing at a local community theatre called "LEVELS." There he played roles such as Peter, in "Jesus Christ Superstar," as well as HUD, in the musical ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jamal began his singing debut at the age of 7, in a town called Great Neck, Long Island. He performed in small concerts in school, and soon began performing at a local community theatre called "LEVELS." There he played roles such as Peter, in "Jesus Christ Superstar," as well as HUD, in the musical ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Toronto]
World Premiere Production, 2017
Ensemble

Photos

Jamal Shuriah and Music Director Andy Ronninson Photo

Jamal Shuriah and Music Director Andy Ronninson

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Date:
10/25/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Toronto]
World Premiere Production, 2017
Ensemble

Jamal Shuriah Biography

Jamal began his singing debut at the age of 7, in a town called Great Neck, Long Island. He performed in small concerts in school, and soon began performing at a local community theatre called "LEVELS." There he played roles such as Peter, in "Jesus Christ Superstar," as well as HUD, in the musical "HAIR." If that wasn't enough for him, he became quite interested in the arts and began performing at Great Neck South Middle and Highschool as well! Highlighting roles include, Enjolras, in "Les miserable," the Torreador, in "Carmen," and Bill Calhoun/Paul, in "Kiss Me Kate."

He attended The B.F.A Program at the Hartt School, where it wasn't until then, that his confidence and sheer perseverance began to shed light! He travelled occasionally to auditions in the city on the weekends with his college classmates almost booking his first National tour of "Footloose," but that fell through and he continued his studies, growing more and more fond of dance and taking extra classes with the dance majors when he had time.
His senior year he played the role of "Feste," in Shakespear's, "Twelfth Night," as well as the role of "Jake," a leading role in a new show titled, "Bandgeeks," which helped to showcase his talent that much further. After graduating from the Hartt school his successes continued for him in New Hampshire, where he worked at his very first summer stock playing the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs, in "Hairspray." After that he moved back home to Long Island and started auditioning again. Within his first month home he booked his first dance show, "ONE RIDE!" A brand new musical conceived by Robert Royston and based on the music of rodeo champion and country music legend, Chris LeDoux. He had an amazing time doing this show and learned a great deal about what it meant to be in apart of a rodeo. With no word of the show continuing anytime soon Jamal decided to go out auditioning again and that's when the next chapter of his life began, playing the role of "Simba," for Disney Cruise Lines! He worked a year and a half with the company, working on two of their ships, The Disney Wonder, and The Disney Magic! Both amazing experiences, getting the chance to travel and meet new guests every cruise!

He recently finished his second contract with Disney and landed his first IN'TL Tour with GREEN DAY's hit Broadway Musical, "American Idiot,"




Jamal Shuriah News

Gavin Creel, Major Attaway, Robyn Hurder & More to Star in Jay Armstrong Johnson's I  Photo Gavin Creel, Major Attaway, Robyn Hurder & More to Star in Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU at Sony Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Jay Armstrong Johnson’s annual sold-out Halloween concert-meets-party I Put a Spell on You returns LIVE at New York City’s Sony Hall on Sunday, October 23, 2022. Broadway stars joining this year’s adventure include Major Attaway, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Gavin Creel, Robyn Hurder and more.

NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project Returns to HK Hall Photo NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project Returns to HK Hall
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Leg Up On Life's six NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project is taking to the HK Hall stage! This one-night-only arts performance party, happening Monday, August 22 begins at 7:30PM. Doors open at 7PM This year's party is co-hosted by actor and dancer Daniel Gold (Miss Saigon and Disney's Beauty and the Beast National tours) and iconic New York drag queen Neon Calypso ('Nightgowns')

First Ever Socially-Distanced Flash Mob Receives Honorable Mention From NY Governor A Photo First Ever Socially-Distanced Flash Mob Receives Honorable Mention From NY Governor Andrew Cuomo
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2020

Members of New York City's theatrical community created a musical commercial in the form of the world's first socially-distanced flash mob in response to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 'Wear a Mask' PSA campaign. The commercial received Cuomo's first honorable mention and was picked up by additional New York State departments such as the Department of Health, Department of Mental Health, Division of Homeland Security, and Office for New Americans.

Leg Up On Life Presents NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project at Sony Hall Photo Leg Up On Life Presents NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project at Sony Hall
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 1, 2019

NIGHT OF LIFE benefiting The Trevor Project taking place on Monday, August 26th is now only weeks away. This explosive evening will include performances by artists all throughout the community.

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Sweeps 46th Annual Audelco Awards With Six Wins Photo ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Sweeps 46th Annual Audelco Awards With Six Wins
by Julie Musbach - Nov 23, 2018

On Nov. 19, 2018, the 46th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Recognition Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre were held at Tribeca Performing Arts Center. On Kentucky Avenue, a new original musical created by Jeree Wade and written by Adam Wade and Ty Stephens, was nominated for 10 AUDELCO Awards, taking home a total of six, the highest number of wins for the evening, including for "Best Musical."

Review Roundup:  Geva Theatres's Production Of HAIR Photo Review Roundup: Geva Theatres's Production Of HAIR
by Alan Henry - Sep 27, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

VIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR Photo VIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva's Production Of HAIR Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Geva's Production Of HAIR
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR Photo Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR Photo Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

Jamal Shuriah Videos

VIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR VideoVIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7.

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Shakes Up the Broadway Norm VideoVIDEO: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Shakes Up the Broadway Norm
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2018

For one night only, some of Broadway's best dancers brought the heat to Fire Island Pines with sizzling striptease production numbers as Broadway Bares Fire Island returned. Watch the company in action below!

VIDEO: SOUSATZKA Company and Garth Drabinsky On His 'Comeback'
by Alan Henry - Mar 18, 2017

Check out a new CBC News segment on the comeback of theatrical producer Garth Drabinsky below as he gears up for the opening night of Sousatzka!

STAGE TUBE: NYC Dancer Kicks Off the New Year with Reminder That 'Love Is Love'
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2016

Local NYC dancer and choreographer Mike Baerga teamed with several professional NYC dancers and actors from Tuacahn Amphitheater in Utah to remind everyone that 'love is love' going into the New Year. Watch the performance below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Hartt School Alumni Douglas Lyons, Christine Dwyer and More Sing at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS swapped shamrocks for hearts last week, as alumni and current graduates from The Hartt School took the stage on Thursday night. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at highlights from the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Cast of AMERICAN IDIOT Preps for UK Tour!
by Randy Rainbow - Oct 14, 2012

Earlier this week, the cast of AMERICAN IDIOT set out for Southhampton, where they will launch the UK tour of Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway rock musical, which will culminate in a London season at the legendary HMV Hammersmith Apollo from December 4 - 16. Before the company left for he UK, they invited BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow to a New Jersey salon, where they gathered to get haircuts, dye jobs and receive overall touch-ups on their punk rock looks. Check out exclusive interviews with the cast below!

STAGE TUBE: UK Tour Of AMERICAN IDIOT!
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2012

Stunning video footage has been released today of the US cast for the UK premiere of Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT, which sets out on a major national tour on October 8 in Southampton, culminating in a London season at the legendary HMV Hammersmith Apollo from December 4 - 16.