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Jamar Williams

 

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Production at the Kennedy Center, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Chorus
  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Ibrahim

Photos

Dan Domingues, Jamar Williams, and Katrina Yaukey Photo

Dan Domingues, Jamar Williams, and Katrina Yaukey

From: 
Date:
10/05/2018
Davóne Tines, Jhardon Dishon Milton, Sumayya Ali, and Jamar Williams in rehearsal  Photo

Davóne Tines, Jhardon Dishon Milton, Sumayya Ali, and Jamar Williams in rehearsal of The Black Clown.

From: 
Date:
08/24/2018
 Photo

Jamar Williams and Kimberly S. Fairbanks in Passing Strange, directed by Tea Alagi√Ą‚Ä° at The Wilma Theater. Photo by Bill Hebert.

From: 
Date:
01/17/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Production at the Kennedy Center, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Chorus

  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Ibrahim






Jamar Williams News

Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson, and More Featured On WITNESS UGANDA Cast Album Out Photo Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson, and More Featured On WITNESS UGANDA Cast Album Out Today
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2022

Sony Masterworks Broadway today releases the Studio Cast Recording of WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL), an album of music from the powerful musical envisioned by the creative duo of Matt Gouldand Griffin Matthews. 

WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL) Studio Cast Recording Out Now Photo WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL) Studio Cast Recording Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2022

Sony Masterworks Broadway today released the Studio Cast Recording of WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL), an album of music from the powerful musical envisioned by the creative duo of Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews. 

VIDEO: Watch Emma Hunton & Griffin Matthews Perform 'Fall' From WITNESS UGANDA Photo VIDEO: Watch Emma Hunton & Griffin Matthews Perform 'Fall' From WITNESS UGANDA
by Michael Major - Jan 14, 2022

The track is from the upcoming Studio Cast Recording of Witness Uganda (An American Musical). The new album will also feature the voices of Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Ledisi, and stage-and-screen stars Nicolette Robinson, Emma Hunton, and Kristolyn Lloyd, as well as Tyrone Davis Jr., Jai’Len Josey, Amber Iman, and more.

Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson & More Will Lend Voices to WITNESS UGANDA Cast Reco Photo Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson & More Will Lend Voices to WITNESS UGANDA Cast Recording
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2021

Sony Masterworks Broadway today announced the release of the Studio Cast Recording of WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL), an album of music from the powerful musical envisioned by creative duo Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews. Available February 11, 2022, the album features 24 songs from the show, as performed by Matthews and a star-studded cast including multihyphenate superstar Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Ledisi, and stage-and-screen stars Nicolette Robinson, Emma Hunton and Kristolyn Lloyd, among others.

Selections From CALL ME FROM THE GRAVE Will Debut at Green Room 42 Photo Selections From CALL ME FROM THE GRAVE Will Debut at Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2021

The Green Room 42 will present a selection of songs from the new musical, Call Me From The Grave. A finalist at the Eugene O'Neill 2021 National Theater Conference, the original show tells the story of real-life Bluesman, Robert Johnson. The concert will be the New York City premiere of the show's music and lyrics by Charlie Romano, and book by Harold Hodge, Jr.

Westport Country Playhouse's 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins Today Photo Westport Country Playhouse's 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Westport Country Playhouse‚Äôs New Works Initiative¬†begins its 2021 season with a virtual workshop of ‚Äú‚ÄúThe¬†Immaculate Perfection of F---ing and Bleeding in the¬†Gender Neutral Bathroom of an Upper-Middle Class High School,‚Ä̬†written by Daniel Halpern¬†and¬†directed by¬†Margot Bordelon, on Wednesday and Thursday, May 26 and 27.

Signature Theatre to Present Reunion Reading of THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN TH Photo Signature Theatre to Present Reunion Reading of THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

Signature Theatre will present a free virtual reunion reading of the Obie Award-winning Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead by Pulitzer Prize winner and Residency 1 playwright Suzan-Lori Parks as part of their SigSpace virtual programming.

VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center Photo VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presented its production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical based on the film of the same name. Check out highlights from the production.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a H Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center
by Alan Henry - Oct 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical.

Jamar Williams Videos

VIDEO: Watch Emma Hunton & Griffin Matthews Perform 'Fall' From WITNESS UGANDA VideoVIDEO: Watch Emma Hunton & Griffin Matthews Perform 'Fall' From WITNESS UGANDA
by Michael Major - Jan 14, 2022

The track is from the upcoming Studio Cast Recording of Witness Uganda (An American Musical). The new album will also feature the voices of Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Ledisi, and stage-and-screen stars Nicolette Robinson, Emma Hunton, and Kristolyn Lloyd, as well as Tyrone Davis Jr., Jai’Len Josey, Amber Iman, and more.

VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center VideoVIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presented its production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical based on the film of the same name. Check out highlights from the production.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a H VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Rea VideoBWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matth VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews
by Alan Henry - Feb 12, 2019

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of The Wallis' production of WITNESS UGANDA, a groundbreaking documentary musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews starring twelve-time Grammy nominee Ledisi, Jamar Williams (Wild Goose Dreams), Amber Iman (Hamilton) and Emma Hunton (Wicked), directed by Matthews with music direction by Gould, from Tuesday, February 5 - Sunday, February 24, 2019, in The Wallis's Lovelace Studio Theater. After a successful Off-Broadway run, this new and revised production documents the story of a man battling to find his place in a world full of injustice and inhumanity.

VIDEO: First Look at THE BLACK CLOWN In Rehearsal at A.R.T. VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE BLACK CLOWN In Rehearsal at A.R.T.
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2018

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University (A.R.T.), under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces complete casting and creative team for The Black Clown. The production begins previews Friday, August 31; opens Wednesday, September 5; and closes Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA.

VIDEO: The Cast of BURN ALL NIGHT Pay Tribute to THE GREAT COMET with 'Goodbye My Gyp VideoVIDEO: The Cast of BURN ALL NIGHT Pay Tribute to THE GREAT COMET with 'Goodbye My Gypsy Lover'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

In honor of the closing of Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812, the cast of BURN ALL NIGHT paid tribute to the show and fellow cast member Ken Clark by breaking out into a Comet tradition: singing 'Goodbye My Gypsy Lover.' Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Diane Paulus' Latest Project- INVISIBLE THREAD!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 24, 2015

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD, a new musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin). INVISIBLE THREAD will begin previews on Saturday, October 31st at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2nd. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Check out interviews with Paulus and the cast, as well as a performance sneak peek!

STAGE TUBE: Second Stage's INVISIBLE THREAD Unveils 'Beautiful' Music Video, Filmed in Uganda
by Stage Tube - Sep 22, 2015

The cast of Second Stage's upcoming world premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD, a new musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin), visited Uganda to meet the people who inspired the story. While they were there, they shot a music video for the song 'Beautiful' from the show. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of A.R.T.'s Diane Paulus-Helmed WITNESS UGANDA
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has released a sneak peek at the world premiere of Witness Uganda, created by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie and Music Director, Remy Kurs. The production begins performances at the Loeb Drama Center at 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge on February 4, and will run through March 16. Below, check out a very first look at the cast, including Matthews and Emma Hunton, in rehearsal!