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Jaquel Spivey

 
Bio:
Jaquel is grateful to be making his professional debut in this iconic production. He recently graduated from Point Park University with a degree in Musical Theatre. He sends all of his love to Michael, Stephen, this stunning cast, Telsey+Co, Barbara, and Woolly Mammoth. For my family. God is good, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jaquel is grateful to be making his professional debut in this iconic production. He recently graduated from Point Park University with a degree in Musical Theatre. He sends all of his love to Michael, Stephen, this stunning cast, Telsey+Co, Barbara, and Woolly Mammoth. For my family. God is good, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Usher

Jaquel Spivey Biography

Jaquel is grateful to be making his professional debut in this iconic production. He recently graduated from Point Park University with a degree in Musical Theatre. He sends all of his love to Michael, Stephen, this stunning cast, Telsey+Co, Barbara, and Woolly Mammoth. For my family. God is good, y’all!


Jaquel Spivey Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop

Jaquel Spivey News

Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album Photo Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 20, 2022

Six new recordings have earned nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2023 Grammy Awards, including Caroline, Or Change, Into The Woods, MJ The Musical, Mr. Saturday Night, Six: Live On Opening Night, and A Strange Loop. Before the 2022 winner is announced, take a listen to all six of the nominated albums.

Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP Photo Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Trevor Noah will host a special Black Theater Night performance at A STRANGE LOOP on Tuesday, November 29th at 7pm at The Lyceum Theatre.

SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album Photo SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! Nominees this year include Into the Woods, A Strange Loop, SIX, and more. Check out who has been nominated this year.

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available on CD Today Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available on CD Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, has been released on CD today, Friday, November 4. The album is also available in digital and streaming formats.

Photos: A STRANGE LOOP Celebrates Big, Black and Queer Night With Bob the Drag Queen  Photo Photos: A STRANGE LOOP Celebrates Big, Black and Queer Night With Bob the Drag Queen & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

Black and LGBTQ+ joy was on full display at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway as Bob The Drag Queen hosted Big, Black and Queer night at A Strange Loop. See photos here!

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on CD in November Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on CD in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical will be released on CD on Friday, November 4. The album is currently available in digital and streaming formats.

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on Photo VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on SHERRI
by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2022

Tony winner Michael R. Jackson and Kyle Ramar Freeman appeared on SHERRI this morning to sing 'Memory Song' from A Strange Loop. Earlier in the episode, Jackson sat down with Sherri Shepherd to discuss the show's success on Broadway. Freeman understudies the roles of Usher and Thought 4, 5, and 6 in the show. Watch videos from the appearance now!

5 Reasons A STRANGE LOOP is a Must-See Broadway Masterpiece Photo 5 Reasons A STRANGE LOOP is a Must-See Broadway Masterpiece
by Team BWW - Oct 14, 2022

Wanna know what's going on in New York? Just head to the Lyceum Theatre to find out! Theatres fans are all about A Strange Loop- the most celebrated new musical of the year. Want to learn more? Get in the loop on what you're missing with five reasons to check it out!

A STRANGE LOOP To Play Final Broadway Performance in January 2023 Photo A STRANGE LOOP To Play Final Broadway Performance in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical A STRANGE LOOP will play its final Broadway performance on January 15, 2023. Michael R. Jackson’s A STRANGE LOOP opened April 26, at the Lyceum Theatre. A Strange Loop was named Best Musical by the Tony Awards.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Colla Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Collaboration on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Oct 4, 2022

During the interview, the cast of “A Strange Loop” surprised Hudson with a video message, as Michael and Jennifer announced that they will collaborate on a reimagined version of the musical’s song “Boundaries” as a bonus track on the “A Strange Loop” cast album. Watch videos from Michael R. Jackson's visit to the Jennifer Hudson Show now!

Jaquel Spivey Videos

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Kyle Freeman Perform 'Memory Song' From A STRANGE LOOP on SHERRI

by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2022

Tony winner Michael R. Jackson and Kyle Ramar Freeman appeared on SHERRI this morning to sing 'Memory Song' from A Strange Loop. Earlier in the episode, Jackson sat down with Sherri Shepherd to discuss the show's success on Broadway. Freeman understudies the roles of Usher and Thought 4, 5, and 6 in the show. Watch videos from the appearance now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Colla Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Collaboration on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Oct 4, 2022

During the interview, the cast of “A Strange Loop” surprised Hudson with a video message, as Michael and Jennifer announced that they will collaborate on a reimagined version of the musical’s song “Boundaries” as a bonus track on the “A Strange Loop” cast album. Watch videos from Michael R. Jackson's visit to the Jennifer Hudson Show now!

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Jaquel Spivey Talk Representation Onstage in A STRANGE LO Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson & Jaquel Spivey Talk Representation Onstage in A STRANGE LOOP on TODAY

by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Michael R. Jackson and Jaquel Spivey sat down on the TODAY Show to discuss the groundbreaking Broadway hit A Strange Loop. The pair discussed the show's popularity and how important it is to see its representation on a Broadway stage. Spivey also dished on Michelle Obama's recent visit to the show. Watch the interview now!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to perform 'Intermission Song' - check out the video here!

VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson Outlines A STRANGE LOOP's Journey to Broadway on CBS Sunday Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael R. Jackson Outlines A STRANGE LOOP's Journey to Broadway on CBS Sunday Morning

by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022

A Strange Loop is the 11-time Tony nominated show of the season, and on this morning's episode of CBS Sunday Morning, the show's creator, Michael R. Jackson, chats about its incredible success. Watch below as he checks in with Rita Braver about the musical's journey to the Broadway stage.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Jaquel Spivey Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Jaquel Spivey

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2022

Today we're studying up on Jaquel Spivey, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for A Strange Loop.

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT

by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to perform 'Inner White Girl.' The show's writer, Michael R. Jackson, also sat down with Meyers to discuss the inspiration behind the song, his motivations behind writing the show, his own experiences as a Broadway usher, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway

by Opening Night - May 3, 2022

A Strange Loop has arrived on Broadway at last! The Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opened just last week at the Lyceum Theater, directed by Stephen Brackett and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Apr 26, 2022

Watch video highlights from the Broadway production of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical at the Lyceum Theater. See the first video clip footage from Broadway!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

A Strange Loop has released a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert with NPR.


Jaquel Spivey Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jaquel Spivey next theatre project?
Jaquel Spivey's next show will be A Strange Loop which opens on 4/26/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Jaquel Spivey been in?
Jaquel Spivey has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jaquel Spivey been in?
Jaquel Spivey has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jaquel Spivey been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Strange Loop , Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for A Strange Loop Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Strange Loop and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Strange Loop .