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Michael Luwoye

 
Bio:
Broadway: Debut! Off-Broadway: Invisible Thread (Second Stage). Regional: Cardboard Piano (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Marley (Center Stage), Witness Uganda (A.R.T.), Tick, tick... BOOM! (American Theater Group), and The Three Musketeers and Once on This Island (Flat Rock Playhouse). B.A. from ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Debut! Off-Broadway: Invisible Thread (Second Stage). Regional: Cardboard Piano (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Marley (Center Stage), Witness Uganda (A.R.T.), Tick, tick... BOOM! (American Theater Group), and The Three Musketeers and Once on This Island (Flat Rock Playhouse). B.A. from ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Alexander Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Jacob
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton (Alternate) [Replacement]
Alexander Hamilton [Replacement]
Aaron Burr (Understudy) [Replacement]

Michael Luwoye Biography

Broadway: Debut! Off-Broadway: Invisible Thread (Second Stage). Regional: Cardboard Piano (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Marley (Center Stage), Witness Uganda (A.R.T.), Tick, tick... BOOM! (American Theater Group), and The Three Musketeers and Once on This Island (Flat Rock Playhouse). B.A. from The University of Alabama c/o 2013. Michael was nominated for a 2016 Lucille Lortel Award for his work as Jacob in Invisible Thread (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical).

Michael Luwoye Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Michael Luwoye, Invisible Thread

Michael Luwoye News

Review: MANDELA, The Young Vic Photo Review: MANDELA, The Young Vic
by Franco Milazzo - Dec 11, 2022

To paraphrase Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, when Mandela is good, it’s very, very good, and when it’s bad, it’s almost unwatchable.

Photos/Video: First Look at Michael Luwoye and the Cast of MANDELA in Rehearsal Photo Photos/Video: First Look at Michael Luwoye and the Cast of MANDELA in Rehearsal
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

The world premiere musical Mandela has released all new photos and video from the rehearsal room, featuring a first glimpse and early listen of the soaring new musical ahead of its opening at the Young Vic Theatre. 

A.R.T. To Honor Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow & Adele Fleet Bacow at Photo A.R.T. To Honor Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow & Adele Fleet Bacow at 2023 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

American Repertory Theater's 2023 Gala will honor departing Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow MPP ’76, JD ’76, PhD ’78 and Adele Fleet Bacow for their inspiring impact on the arts at Harvard and beyond. The Harvard campus location of the May 8 event will be announced at a future date.

BETTER NATE THAN EVER, Eden Espinosa, and More Nominated For 2022 Children's & Family Photo BETTER NATE THAN EVER, Eden Espinosa, and More Nominated For 2022 Children's & Family Emmys
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

Nominations have been announced for the first-ever Children's and Family Emmy Awards and some familiar names are among the honorees.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Young Vic's MANDELA Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Young Vic's MANDELA
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022

Prior to its world premiere at the Young Vic in November, Mandela, the soaring new musical infused with the rhythms of South Africa begins rehearsals in London. Check out all new rehearsal photos here!

Cast Announced For World Premiere of MANDELA at the Young Vic Photo Cast Announced For World Premiere of MANDELA at the Young Vic
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

The Young Vic today announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Mandela, a new musical that tells the story of Mandela the man and the movement behind him.

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them Photo Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, January 26- with Lea Salonga, Alan Menken, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, January 26- with Lea Salonga, Alan Menken, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2021

Today (January 26) in live streaming: Disney legends stop by Stars in the House, Bobby Cannavale and Marisa Tomei star in Three Hotels, and more!

Marin Ireland, Segun Akande, David Anzuelo and More Announced for AFRICAN CARIBBEAN M Photo Marin Ireland, Segun Akande, David Anzuelo and More Announced for AFRICAN CARIBBEAN MIXFEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for African Caribbean MixFest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwright Guadalís Del Carmen and playwright, director and Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah, that will run virtually Tuesday, January 19th through Friday, January 29th.

Broadway Stars Share What They're Most Thankful For This Holiday Season Photo Broadway Stars Share What They're Most Thankful For This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 26, 2020

For the past few weeks, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge has been asking his guests on Backstage Live what they are thankful for this holiday season. He has spoken to Broadway stars such as James Monroe Iglehart, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes, Carmen Cusack, and more!

Michael Luwoye Videos

VIDEO: New HAMILTON Parody Puts Fans in 'The Zoom Where It Happens' Videoplay
VIDEO: New HAMILTON Parody Puts Fans in 'The Zoom Where It Happens'

by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020

Watch this past weekend's 'Saturday Night on Broadway', created by Kurt Crowley and Ian Weinberger, featuring vocals and on-camera work by Nik Walker and Michael Luwoye with appearances by members of the #HamFam!

BWW Exclusive: Hear Michael Luwoye Sing on Disney Junior's THE LION GUARD Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Hear Michael Luwoye Sing on Disney Junior's THE LION GUARD

by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 30, 2019

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip from Michael Luwoye's guest starring role on Disney Junior's 'The Lion Guard.' He voices the role of Askari, the original leader of the Lion Guard, who appears as a 'lion spirit' in the sky to offer Kion advice.

VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Ma Videoplay
VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Market

by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway's most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: Lucky ELLEN Fan Goes Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of HAMILTON LA Videoplay
VIDEO: Lucky ELLEN Fan Goes Behind-the-Scenes with Cast of HAMILTON LA

by Caryn Robbins - Nov 1, 2017

On today's ELLEN, host Ellen DeGeneres didn't throw away her shot at sending her favorite presidential expert Macey Hensley to HAMILTON during its run at Hollywood's Pantages Theater.

STAGE TUBE: 'Talk Less, Sign More' - #Ham4Ham Welcomes New York Deaf Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016

For today's special digital #Ham4Ham show, the New York Deaf Theatre and HAMILTON cast members performed 'Cabinet Battle #2'. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: MARLEY Penn and North Concert Video
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2015

The world premiere production of MARLEY, the first original musical based on both the life and music of Bob Marley, began rehearsals March 24 at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland. MARLEY is now running through June 14. Check out scenes from the Penn and North concert 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!


Michael Luwoye Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Luwoye been in?
Michael Luwoye has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Luwoye been in?
Michael Luwoye has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Luwoye been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Invisible Thread .