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Noble Sissle

 
Noble Sissle Headshot
Date of Birth: July 10, 1889
Date of Death: December 17, 1975 (86)

Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1952
Himself
  [Broadway]
1942
Performer
  [Broadway]
1932
Tom Sharp
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1924
Dobby Hicks
  [Broadway]
1921
Performer
Tom Sharper

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1942]
Director
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1924]
Production Supervisor

Writing

Lyricist
Songwriter
Lyricist
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1952
Himself

  [Broadway]
1942
Performer

  [Broadway]
1932
Tom Sharp

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1924
Dobby Hicks

  [Broadway]
1921
Performer

Tom Sharper

Productions

[Broadway, 1942]
Director

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1924]
Production Supervisor

Writing
Lyricist
Songwriter
Lyricist
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist

Noble Sissle Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Noble Sissle, Eubie!

Noble Sissle News

HELLFIGHTERS ON A LATIN BEAT to Kick Off Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater's 20 Photo HELLFIGHTERS ON A LATIN BEAT to Kick Off Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater's 2022-23 Mainstage Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

 Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater’s 2022-23 Mainstage Season will kick off with a new staging of Harlem Hellfighters on a Latin Beat, a rousing Latinx musical play developed under the leadership of award-winning director and dramaturg Rosalba Rolón and composer Desmar Guevara.

Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Aug 7, 2022

This August, Broadway fans will be kept busy with new movies, television shows, albums, and concerts to binge. From Netflix's new film adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.

Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry to be Honored at Broadway Advocacy Coalition's BROADWAY V Photo Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry to be Honored at Broadway Advocacy Coalition's BROADWAY VS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Inspired by the cultural phenomenon Verzuz, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition has announced the second year of its beloved fundraising event BROADWAY VS. 

'When Broadway Was Black' Will Be Published in February 2023 Photo 'When Broadway Was Black' Will Be Published in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

On this day in 1921, a fast-moving, groundbreaking jazz musical danced into New York City ‚Äď and by the end of its triumphant run, its Black creators were responsible for the most unlikely entertainment success story of the 1920s, a watershed moment for racial representation in America.

Midland Center For The Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary Photo Midland Center For The Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

It was May 1, 1971 and the Midland Symphony Orchestra and Choirs of the Center were joined together for the dedication concert of Midland Center for the Arts featuring ‚ÄúPrelude to Die Meistersinger‚ÄĚ by Richard Wagner, ‚ÄúAdagio for Strings‚ÄĚ by Samuel Barber, and ‚ÄúThe Promise of Living‚ÄĚ by Aaron Copland.

Adrienne Warren & Joshua Henry Will Announce the 75th Annual Tony Awards Nominations Photo Adrienne Warren & Joshua Henry Will Announce the 75th Annual Tony Awards Nominations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Tony Award Winner Adrienne Warren (TINA: The Tina Turner Musical) and three-time Tony Award Nominee Joshua Henry (Carousel) will announce the 75th Annual Tony Award Nominations on Monday, May 9, 2022.

Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa & Joshua Henry to Headline The Soraya's 10th Anniversary C Photo Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa & Joshua Henry to Headline The Soraya's 10th Anniversary Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Eden Espinosa, Joshua Henry, and Megan Hilty will raise the roof with a program specifically curated by The Soraya which include songs from the late Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George and Company, plus numbers from Wicked, Hamilton, Carousel, and more.

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Remixes 'Bad Idea' from WAITRESS in New Remix Series Photo VIDEO: Joshua Henry Remixes 'Bad Idea' from WAITRESS in New Remix Series
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 18, 2021

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Joshua Henry will be taking over the role of Dr. Pomatter in the Broadway production of Waitress! He recently took to social media to post a beautiful rendition of Bad Idea, the act one duet between Jenna and Dr. Pomatter.

Joshua Henry and Tyrone Davis, Jr. to Star in WAITRESS on Broadway Photo Joshua Henry and Tyrone Davis, Jr. to Star in WAITRESS on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

It has been announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will take over the role of Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on Broadway, and current cast member Tyrone Davis, Jr. will take over the role of Ogie on Monday, November 29.

Noble Sissle Videos

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Joshua Henry Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 25, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Joshua Henry, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 26, with Broadway Out East.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 2 - Happy Birthday, Joshua Henry! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 2 - Happy Birthday, Joshua Henry!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2020

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of the great, Joshua Henry!

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Performs 'On Broadway' A Cappella with Stars from TINA, AIN'T TOO VideoVIDEO: Joshua Henry Performs 'On Broadway' A Cappella with Stars from TINA, AIN'T TOO PROUD and more!
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

Tony nominee Joshua Henry gathered Broadway favorites including Adrienne Warren, Alysha Umphress, Jawan M. Jackson, and Ryan Vasquez to perform the classic song 'On Broadway' in a new a cappella music video in honor of The Tony Awards! Check out the full video!

VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating SHUFFLE ALONG Composer Eubie Blake VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating SHUFFLE ALONG Composer Eubie Blake
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2019

On this day, we celebrate the birth of the legendary and history-making composer, Eubie Blake.

The Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City o VideoThe Neon Lights Are Bright on Audra McDonald Way! Broadway Star Honored by the City of Fresno
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2018

Audra McDonald has 'no words' for the latest in a long line of honors for the record-breaking Tony winner. This week, the city of Fresno honored the stage icon with her very own street naming ceremony! Check out the unveiling below!

VIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG Comp VideoVIDEO: On This Day, February 7- Celebrating the Life and Legacy of SHUFFLE ALONG Composer, Eubie Blake
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birth of the legendary and history-making composer, Eubie Blake.

BWW TV: A Miracle Did Happen- Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2016

Last night, Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Tony Award nomineeJoshua Henry (Shuffle Along, Violet) just starred in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The Last Five Years, with the composer himself leading the orchestra.

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the big night. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Chicago's Aaron Burr Remixes HAMILTON's 'The Reynolds Pamphlet'
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

As previously announced, two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will lead the Chicago company of Hamilton as 'Aaron Burr', starting next month. Over the weekend, he posted a beautiful remix of 'The Reynolds Pamphlet' from the musical, and you can check it out below, plus weigh in on which tune he should remix next!

VIDEO: The Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG Performs on the TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

The cast of SHUFFLE ALONG performed a rousing number from the Tony nominated musical. Watch the clip below!


Noble Sissle Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Noble Sissle been in?
Noble Sissle has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Noble Sissle been in?
Noble Sissle has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Noble Sissle been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Eubie! .

How many shows has Noble Sissle written?
Noble Sissle has written 10 shows including Shuffle Along [1921] (Lyricist), Elsie (Composer/Lyricist), André Charlot's Revue of 1924 (Lyricist), The Chocolate Dandies (Composer/Lyricist), Shuffle Along [1933] (Lyricist), Shuffle Along [1952] (Lyricist), Bubbling Brown Sugar (Composer/Lyricist), Eubie! (Lyricist), Big Deal (Lyricist), Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed (Songwriter).