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John Edwards BIO

Actor/Singer/Dancer/Songwriter. Last seen in NYC revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Chita Award winner, Lucille Lortel nominee). Broadway and 1st National Tour of Jersey Boys (Hal Miller/Barry Belson/others). National/International tour of Hairspray (Seaweed J. Stubbs) and In the Heights at The Kennedy Center (Domingo). And more.

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John Edwards STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival Production, 2024
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Jackie Jackson / Ensemble

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Hobo

[East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Original Production, 2019
Carl Wilkinson

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Performer

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2006
Barry Belson [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hal Miller [Replacement]

Barry Belson [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]


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The Cast of MJ, Lucie Arnaz, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
Photo: Mariah Carey Visits MJ on Broadway

Check out a photo of Mariah Carey visiting MJ on Broadway! Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Linda Eder, Laura and Linda Benanti, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
MJ Celebrates 1000th Performance on Broadway and Releases New Block Of Tickets

MJ the Musical is celebrating 1,000 performances on Broadway. In celebration of the milestone, the production has released a new block of tickets, now on sale for performances through April 27, 2025.
Photos: Jackie Jackson Visits MJ on Broadway

See photos of Jackie Jackson visiting MJ on Broadway! Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Limited Tickets Remain for This Sunday's BROADWAY BARES: HIT THE STRIP

Limited tickets remain for Broadway Bares: Hit the Strip, the spectacular, burlesque-infused trip down the Las Vegas strip. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Ariana DeBose, Amber Iman, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jelani Remy, and More Join BROADWAY BARES Lineup

The lineup has been revealed for Broadway Bares: Hit the Strip, which will take place on Sunday, June 23, 2024. Find out who's performing here!
Interview: Meet some of the organizers behind this year's GMHC CABARET AND HOWARD ASHMAN AWARD

For years, the GMHC has been supporting people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS with services including free testing, meals and nutrition, and legal support. Their annual cabaret fundraiser has become a tradition, and this year they’re back with guest honoree Alan Menken and a star-studded lineup.
Photos: The Cast of JELLY'S LAST JAM at City Center Encores! Meets the Press

Jelly’s Last Jam runs February 21 through March 3 at New York City Center. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with them about the upcoming show. Check out photos from the press event here!
Photos: Encores! JELLY'S LAST JAM Cast Poses for Portrait

Rehearsals are now underway for Encores! next show- Jelly’s Last Jam, led by director Robert O’Hara. Check out a new photo as the cast paused from rehearsals here!
Okieriete Onaodowan & Alaman Diadhiou Complete the Cast of Encores! JELLY'S LAST JAM

Okieriete Onaodowan (Hamilton) will join the cast of Encores! Jelly’s Last Jam as Buddy Bolden and Alaman Diadhiou will make his New York stage debut as Young Jelly. See the full cast and learn how to purchase tickets!
Alan Menken to Receive 2024 Howard Ashman Award From GMHC

GMHC to honor Alan Menken with the 2024 Howard Ashman Award at the 9th annual GMHC Cabaret. Proceeds support GMHC's programs for people affected by HIV and AIDS.
Video: Watch the MJ THE MUSICAL Cast Perform 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' on TODAY

Cast members from MJ the Musical appeared on the TODAY Show yesterday to perform 'Santa Clause is Coming to Town.' Watch the video of Max Chambers, Jace Bently, Nick Daly, Michael Harmon, John Edwards, Tavon Lamont Olds-Sample, Matthew Fredrick Harris, and Blu performing below!
Video: The Cast of MJ THE MUSICAL Performs 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'

To celebrate the holiday season, MJ the Musical has released a never-before-seen music video of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” featuring the actors who play members of the Jackson 5 in the Broadway production.
Richard H. Blake Will Direct Reading of TRUE NORTH: A MAGICAL NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL

TRUE NORTH: A MAGICAL NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL will have an invitation-only industry reading on Monday, October 23 in New York City, directed by Richard H. Blake. Learn more about the musical here!
MJ on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about MJ on Broadway. Check out all the details below!
Review: A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED at Howick Little Theatre

What did our critic think of A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED at HowicK LITTLE THEATRE?
Crystal Monee Hall to Debut Original Music at 54 Below This Month

Black Theatre Coalition fellow Crystal Monee Hall will debut her original music in a solo show titled The Music of Crystal Monee Hall at 54 Below on Sunday, March 19th at 9:30PM.
Andre De Shields To Receive GMHC's 2023 Howard Ashman Award

GMHC will honor Broadway legend and award-winning performer André De Shields with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award for his advocacy and activism for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as LGBTQ+ communities.
Jessie Mueller and James Monroe Iglehart Lead Studio Cast Recording Of THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, Available Now!

Tony Award winners Jessie Mueller (Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Waitress, The Minutes) and James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton, Freestyle Love Supreme), lead the brand-new studio cast recording of the beloved holiday musical, THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, now available on all major digital music platforms.

John Edwards FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has John Edwards been in?

John Edwards has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has John Edwards been in?

John Edwards has not appeared in the West End.

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