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Jelani Alladin

 
Bio:
In his Broadway debut, he originated the role of Kristoff in Frozen (2018). Off-Broadway: Sweetee (Signature Theatre); Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (York Theatre). Regional: I and You (TheatreSquared), Choir Boy (Studio Theatre DC, Marin Theatre Company - San Francisco Critics Circle Award, Best ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
In his Broadway debut, he originated the role of Kristoff in Frozen (2018). Off-Broadway: Sweetee (Signature Theatre); Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (York Theatre). Regional: I and You (TheatreSquared), Choir Boy (Studio Theatre DC, Marin Theatre Company - San Francisco Critics Circle Award, Best ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Hercules
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Kristoff
  [Regional (US)]
Denver Center Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2017
Kristoff
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer

Photos

Krysta Rodriguez and Jelani Alladin Photo

Krysta Rodriguez and Jelani Alladin

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05/02/2022
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Jelani Alladin

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Jelani Alladin

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Krysta Rogriguez and Jelani Alladin Photo

Krysta Rogriguez and Jelani Alladin

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05/02/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Hercules

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Kristoff

  [Regional (US)]
Denver Center Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2017
Kristoff

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer

Jelani Alladin Biography

In his Broadway debut, he originated the role of Kristoff in Frozen (2018).

Off-Broadway: Sweetee (Signature Theatre); Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (York Theatre). Regional: I and You (TheatreSquared), Choir Boy (Studio Theatre DC, Marin Theatre Company - San Francisco Critics Circle Award, Best Leading Actor in a Play), The History Boys (Palm Beach Dramaworks - Carbonell Award, Best Ensemble), Violet (Clarence Brown), Josephine (Asolo Rep - world premiere). Graduate of the NYU Tisch New Studio on Broadway. Many thanks to my managers at Cyd LeVin & Associates. @jelanialladin

Jelani Alladin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jelani Alladin, Frozen
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jelani Alladin, Frozen

Jelani Alladin News

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball.

Photos: Backstage at the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards Photo Photos: Backstage at the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2022

Taking home top prizes were Kimberly Akimbo and Oratorio For Living Things. Special honorees this year included Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Deirdre O'Connell and Playwrights' Sidewalk Inductee, David Henry Hwang.

Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 26, 2022

Last night, the best of Broadway gathered at Carnegie Hall to join The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez.

Photos: On The Red Carpet at MCC's MISCAST 2022 Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet at MCC's MISCAST 2022
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 5, 2022

Miscast22 took place in-person, returning to the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday April 4, 2022. The evening honored Emmy and Tony Award-winner Christine Baranski, MCC Board Chair Susan Raanan, and MCC Youth Company Alum Alexander Lambie. View photos from the red carpet!

Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores! Photo Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores!
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

Just last night, New York City Center Encores! wrapped up The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter. The production starred Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Check out photos from inside closing night.

Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores! Photo Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores!
by Review Roundups - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, began performances at City Center Encores! last night, March 16 and will run through March 20, 2022. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, and more.

Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter Photo Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is now in performances at City Center Encores!. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run through March 20, 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More!
by - Mar 17, 2022

Today's top stories include casting for the Broadway-bound production of Bob Fosse's Dancin'! The production will premiere at the Old Globe, with choreography by Fosse and direction by Wayne Cilento. Plus, 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' from Encanto will be performed at the Oscars, Equity returns to in-person auditions, and more!

Video: First Look at THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores! Photo Video: First Look at THE LIFE Directed by Billy Porter at City Center Encores!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

The production includes Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals Photo VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is getting ready to begin performances at City Center Encores! this week. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run March 16-20, 2022.

Jelani Alladin Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is getting ready to begin performances at City Center Encores! this week. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run March 16-20, 2022.

VIDEO: Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Rannells and More Take Part in Bryant Park's Broadway-Boun VideoVIDEO: Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Rannells and More Take Part in Bryant Park's Broadway-Bound Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2021

Yesterday, Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells (Girls, The Book of Mormon), Tony Winner Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!), BroadwayEvolved co-founder Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos), and more were on the Bryant Park stage as part of the Bryant Park Corporation’s Broadway-Bound Initiative.

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A B VideoPhotos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2021

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and the first Broadway performance to hire actors on an Equity contract, the union of Broadway performers. Check out photos of the show, Disney alumni in the audience and a video from the special performance. 

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop! VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2021

In celebration of the¬†R&H Goes Pop!¬†album drop this coming¬†Friday, March 26,¬†the video of¬†Ariana DeBose‚Äôs¬†pop-fueled reimagination of ‚ÄúShall We Dance?‚ÄĚ has been released.

VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP VideoVIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP!
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Patti Murin, and More on What TDF Means to Them VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Patti Murin, and More on What TDF Means to Them
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2020

TDF Giving Day is June 26, 2020. TDF supporters who you know and love are shouting out what TDF means to them in a new video. The video includes Jelani Alladin, Fred Berman, James Brown III, Kimberly Marable, Patti Murin, and Laura Osnes.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2020

Over 160 talented NYC public school teen artists made their virtual Broadway debuts in the special 2020 Online Production of The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools last night.

VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Bro VideoVIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe VideoVIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

VIDEO: Ashley Park Joins in R&H Goes Pop with 'Do-Re-Mi' VideoVIDEO: Ashley Park Joins in R&H Goes Pop with 'Do-Re-Mi'
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today released the sixth music video in their YouTube Series, 'R&H Goes Pop!' The video features Ashley Park (Mean Girls, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I), putting a contemporary spin on the classic tune 'Do-Re-Mi' from The Sound of Music. 


Jelani Alladin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jelani Alladin been in?
Jelani Alladin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jelani Alladin been in?
Jelani Alladin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jelani Alladin been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Frozen and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Frozen .