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Noble Sissle

Date of Death: December 17, 1975 (86)

Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN, USA

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Tom Sharp

Original Broadway Production, 1924
Dobby Hicks


Tom Sharper

Noble Sissle Productions

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



Noble Sissle Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Noble Sissle, Eubie!

Noble Sissle Videos

Noble Sissle News

Louisa Lee Poster Brings SWINGING DOWN TIN PAN ALLEY To Silvana Tonight

Visit Silvana on May 8, 2024 for an evening of jazz with Louisa Lee Poster in SWINGING DOWN TIN PAN ALLEY.
What's the Longest and Shortest Broadway Musical?

This month, the reader question was: What’s the longest and shortest Broadway musical? Find out!

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
The Drama Book Shop To Present In-Person Conversation With Caseen Gaines And Noble Sissle Jr.

The Drama Book Shop will present a special event featuring acclaimed authors Caseen Gaines and Noble Sissle Jr. The evening will be dedicated to a captivating discussion about the new book, When Broadway Was Black: The Triumphant Story of the All-Black Musical that Changed the World.
Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.
Major Attaway, Carmen Ruby Floyd & More to Star in SHUFFLE ALONG Celebration at 54 Below

54 BELOW has announced that Noble Sissle, Jr. will host the show celebrating his father’s work on May 22 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.
21 Theater Books for Your Winter 2023 Reading List

From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 21 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's winter reading list.
Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?

This month, the reader question was: 'Which songs have appeared in multiple Broadway shows?'
Which Shows Have Had the Most Broadway Debuts?

In the latest edition of Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Broadway Deep Dive, we find out which shows have had the most Broadway debuts. Find out what made the list!
Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 2

Today's question is: Who has worn the most hats on Broadway- director, producer, writer, actor, etc.? Here are a few folks that could hold a record for the 'number of hats' they've worn on Broadway shows. Part one includes those who have worn four or five hats on Broadway shows and part two will include those who have held even more positions than that!
HELLFIGHTERS ON A LATIN BEAT to Kick Off Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater's 2022-23 Mainstage Season

 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 Releases!

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 54 Below in August

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 VS

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

On this day in 1921, a fast-moving, groundbreaking jazz musical danced into New York City – 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

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 “Prelude to Die Meistersinger” by Richard Wagner, “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber, and “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland.
Adrienne Warren & Joshua Henry Will Announce the 75th Annual Tony Awards Nominations

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 Celebration

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

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

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.


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?

Noble Sissle has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for the show 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).

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