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Maurice Hines

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Captain Jonas
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2001
Nathan Detroit
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Mtobe
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Newspaper Boy
Newspaper Boy

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
Director

Writing

Author
Conceiver
Conceiver

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Captain Jonas

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2001
Nathan Detroit

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Mtobe

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Featured Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Newspaper Boy

Newspaper Boy

Productions

[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 1986]
Director/Choreographer

Choreographer

Director

Writing
Author
Conceiver
Conceiver

Maurice Hines Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Choreographer
Maurice Hines, Tappin' Thru Life
 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Maurice Hines, Tappin' Thru Life
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical
Maurice HinesMaurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production
Maurice HinesDuke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
Maurice HinesDuke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production Gold Star
Maurice HinesCool Papa's Party
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Maurice Hines, Uptown...It's Hot!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1979 - Best New Talent Gold Star
Maurice Hines, Eubie!

Maurice Hines News

Return Engagement of Eartha Kitt Bioplay DOWN TO EARTHA to be Presented at Gene Frank Photo Return Engagement of Eartha Kitt Bioplay DOWN TO EARTHA to be Presented at Gene Frankel Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

MPTP Productions Intl. in association with 24 Bond Arts Center will present another return engagement of DOWN TO EARTHA, a one woman show written and performed by Dierdra McDowell (2-time AUDELCO Award nominee for Outstanding Solo Performance as Eartha Kitt) from August 18 - 21.

MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced! In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened pre-Covid as well as in the 2021-2022 season.

Josephine Rose Roberts & Kaitlyn Black to Star in SQUIRREL SCREAMS AND OTHER DATING S Photo Josephine Rose Roberts & Kaitlyn Black to Star in SQUIRREL SCREAMS AND OTHER DATING SOUNDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

This week, the second show of its season begins performances in the downstairs Hays Theatre June 16‚ÄďJuly 9: the premiere of Squirrel Screams and Other Dating Sounds starring Kaitlyn Black from TV‚Äôs Heart of Dixie and Josephine Rose Roberts (Rock of Ages on Broadway).

Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshir Photo Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Present JUBALEE GALA in July Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Present JUBALEE GALA in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

July 18th at the MCA, Chicago, Chicago Human Rhythm Project will honor Chicago philanthropists and visionaries, Paul Levy & Mia Park and the Broadway sensation Paradise Square with the JUBA! Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Field at its annual gala benefit, Jubalee!

BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Broadway Veteran Tiffany Cooper
by Jared Fessler - May 25, 2022

Tiffany is an Broadway and film actress, singer, dancer and arts educator with a career in the entertainment industry spanning more than two decades. In addition, she is a certified Life Coach practitioner (The Soulful Life Coach) and Executive Speech Coach (Abundant Leadership Speaking).

Photos: Dancer/Singer John Manzari Brings THE FIRST SET To Birdland Theater Photo Photos: Dancer/Singer John Manzari Brings THE FIRST SET To Birdland Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

On Monday, May 23, Birdland Theater presenting dancer/singer/choreographer John Manzari in ‚ÄúThe First Set,‚ÄĚ a high-energy show highlighting the influence of tap dance on African American music through songs by Ahmad Jamal, Gregory Porter, Bill Evans, and others.

Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club Photo Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams to Perform at Birdland Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a historic evening with two legendary Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams for the first time on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents Dance and Performance Programming Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents Dance and Performance Programming
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project presents programming for the upcoming months. The project hosts Chicago's International Festival of American Tap, featuring performances and education programs in six venues around Chicago. For more information, visit https://www.chicagotap.org/rhythm-world. 

Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chit Photo Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chita Rivera Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. See the full list.

Maurice Hines Videos

Broadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

But first, the episode starts off with a look at The Wedding Singer, based on the popular Adam Sandler film. It starred newcomer Stephen Lynch and joining him in the role of Julie, the waitress with a heart of gold, was one Broadway's loveliest leading ladies, Laura Benanti. The musical features a score by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin and a book by Begluin and Tim Herlihy. Rounding out the cast was Kevin Cahoon, Matthew Saldivar, Amy Spanger, Rita Gardner, Felicia Finley and Richard H. Blake. Benanti told Ridge, 'I'm really proud of it. It's nice to play the girl next door. I have never done that. This is really my first brand new Broadway musical. So, I have learned a lot.'

BWW TV: Watch Maurice Hines Sing from GUYS & DOLLS in New Show at Feinstein's/54 Belo VideoBWW TV: Watch Maurice Hines Sing from GUYS & DOLLS in New Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

Maurice Hines, best known for Eubie!, Uptown….It's Hot!, and Hot Feet, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below (June7-8) in Tappin' Thru Life with the internationally acclaimed All Female Jazz Orchestra DIVA. Along with tappers John Manzari and Leo Manzari, he pays tribute to his brother Gregory and their lives in show business, from TV to film, Broadway, Vegas, and beyond. Featuring songs like "Luck Be A Lady," "Smile," and "Come Fly with Me," Tappin' Thru Life celebrates the performers that inspire Hines, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne.

BWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes, John Lloyd Young & More Preview Summer Shows at Feinstein' VideoBWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes, John Lloyd Young & More Preview Summer Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2019

Earlier this week, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed five-time Grammy-nominated ambassador of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein (August 6-23); Tony award nominee Liz Callaway (June 12-15); Tony award nominee Maurice Hines (June 7-8); Tony award nominee Laura Osnes (May 21-June 24); and Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young (May 17-25).

Riverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCE VideoRiverside Opera Company presents A WEDDING IN SONG AND DANCE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2017

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: A Wedding in Song and Dance a performance that includes tri-state area audition winners Soprano Sun Young Chang and Tenor Seunghwan Oh performing excerpts from La Boheme, performances by Dawn Daniels and Dancers performing traditional Irish Jigs and Reels; Lydias School of Dance performing ballets from Aida by Verdi accompanied by pianist Olga Gurevich. Youth performers include Brian Moses on piano, Isabel Bruschi on violin and Kristian Marino on trumpet performing a wide range of pieces including La boheme: Musetta's Waltz, 'Flight of the Bumblebee' and 'Danny boy.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Maurice Hines in TAPPIN THRU LIFE
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2013

Lifelong performer and Tony Award nominee Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Eubie!) captivates audiences with stories, songs and smooth choreography for his return to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater with Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life. Under the direction of Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Newsies and Grey Gardens), Hines, who started performing at five years old, brings the history of American tap to life and pays tribute to his brother Gregory and the singers who inspired him, from Frank SinatratoLena Horne. A co-production with ALLIANCE THEATRE at the Woodruff and Cleveland Play House, Maurice Hinesis Tappin' Thru Life runs now through December 29, 2013 in the Kreeger Theater. Watch a preview of Hines in action below!

STAGE TUBE: SOPHISTICATED LADIES At Arena Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue).

BWW Video Show Preview: Hot Feet - Final Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2006

Catch scenes from Hot Feet now on BroadwayWorld.com and buy tickets during its last week!


Maurice Hines Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Maurice Hines been in?
Maurice Hines has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Maurice Hines been in?
Maurice Hines has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Maurice Hines been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Tappin' Thru Life , Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Tappin' Thru Life , Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life , Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies , Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies , Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Cool Papa's Party Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Uptown...It's Hot! and Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Eubie! .

What awards has Maurice Hines won?
Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Cool Papa's Partyand Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Eubie!.

How many shows has Maurice Hines written?
Maurice Hines has written 3 shows including Uptown...It's Hot! (Conceiver), Hot Feet (Conceiver), Maurice Hines Tappin' Thru Life (Author).