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Phillip Boykin

Also Credited As: Phillip Lamar Boykin
 
Bio:
Phillip is a Bass-Baritone from Greenville, SC. He is a TONY, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle, Awards nominee, winner Theater World Award and I.R.N.E. for "Crown" in Porgy and Bess. He's a graduate of The Hartt School. Performances include: "A Boatman" Sunday In The Park With George, "TW" Sondheim ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Phillip is a Bass-Baritone from Greenville, SC. He is a TONY, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle, Awards nominee, winner Theater World Award and I.R.N.E. for "Crown" in Porgy and Bess. He's a graduate of The Hartt School. Performances include: "A Boatman" Sunday In The Park With George, "TW" Sondheim ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Olin Britt, Barbershop Quartet
  [US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2019
Tonton Julian
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Tonton Julian
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Boatman/Lee
  [New York]
New York City Center Concert Gala, 2016
Boatman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2013
Crown
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Crown
  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Caiaphas

Photos

Phillip Boykin, Nicholas Ward, Daniel Torres and Eddie Korbich  Photo

Phillip Boykin, Nicholas Ward, Daniel Torres and Eddie Korbich

From: 
Date:
02/11/2022
Phillip Boykin, Nicholas Ward, Daniel Torres and Eddie Korbich  Photo

Phillip Boykin, Nicholas Ward, Daniel Torres and Eddie Korbich

From: 
Date:
02/11/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Olin Britt, Barbershop Quartet

  [US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2019
Tonton Julian

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Tonton Julian

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Boatman/Lee

  [New York]
New York City Center Concert Gala, 2016
Boatman

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2013
Crown

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Crown

  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Caiaphas

Phillip Boykin Biography

Phillip is a Bass-Baritone from Greenville, SC. He is a TONY, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle, Awards nominee, winner Theater World Award and I.R.N.E. for "Crown" in Porgy and Bess. He's a graduate of The Hartt School. Performances include: "A Boatman" Sunday In The Park With George, "TW" Sondheim on Sondheim LA Philharmonic/Boston Pops, "Booker T. Washington" Ragtime, "Jim" Big River, "Pirate King/Samuel"√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě Pirates of Penzance, On The Town, "Joe" Show Boat, "Ken" Ain't Misbehavin', Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar, and JCS Gospel. He Directs THE NYGOSPEL BROTHERS. Movies: Top Five, Freedom, & Easter Mysteries. For more information, please visit www.PhillipBoykin.com.

Phillip Boykin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Phillip Boykin, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Phillip Boykin, Porgy and Bess
 
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance Gold Star
Phillip Boykin, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Phillip Boykin, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Phillip Boykin News

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW Photo VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

Hugh Jackman opened up about how he feels returning to Broadway, the show's Tony nominations and Sutton Foster's recent Drama League award win. He also addressed recent rumors that Justin Timberlake would be replacing him. The segment concluded with a short performance from the Music Man's Barbershop Quartet.

Rialto Chatter: Hugh Jackman Responds To Rumor Justin Timberlake Will Take Over As TH Photo Rialto Chatter: Hugh Jackman Responds To Rumor Justin Timberlake Will Take Over As THE MUSIC MAN
by Rialto Chatter - May 18, 2022

Page Six reported earlier today that Justin Timberlake is in talks to replace Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill in The Music Man on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre when he departs the production.

THE MUSIC MAN Announces Standing Room Policy With $76 Tickets Photo THE MUSIC MAN Announces Standing Room Policy With $76 Tickets
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The Music Man on Broadway has announced that a limited number of standing room tickets will be available for every performance beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17. A limited number of tickets will be available for same-day purchase beginning 2 hours before performances for $76 each.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY Photo VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Sutton Foster appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss starring on Broadway alongside Hugh Jackman in The Music Man. In the new interview, Foster also discusses returning to the role of 'Reno Sweeney' in Anything Goes, her crocheting skills, and more. Watch the full segment now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the curtain call and after party below!

Photos: Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster and the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Opening N Photo Photos: Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster and the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway.

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN Photo VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Watch a clip of Hugh Jackman performing 'Ya Got Trouble.'

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 11, 2022

The Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre last night, February 10, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Photos: First Look at Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster & More in THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster & More in THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 11, 2022

Just last night, the Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Check out a first look at the cast in action!

Review Roundup: THE MUSIC MAN Opens On Broadway Starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Fost Photo Review Roundup: THE MUSIC MAN Opens On Broadway Starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster
by Review Roundups - Feb 10, 2022

The Broadway revival of The Music Man opens tonight at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster!

Phillip Boykin Videos

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Surprised By High School MUSIC MAN Cast-Mate on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

Hugh Jackman opened up about how he feels returning to Broadway, the show's Tony nominations and Sutton Foster's recent Drama League award win. He also addressed recent rumors that Justin Timberlake would be replacing him. The segment concluded with a short performance from the Music Man's Barbershop Quartet.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Sutton Foster appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss starring on Broadway alongside Hugh Jackman in The Music Man. In the new interview, Foster also discusses returning to the role of 'Reno Sweeney' in Anything Goes, her crocheting skills, and more. Watch the full segment now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the curtain call and after party below!

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Watch a clip of Hugh Jackman performing 'Ya Got Trouble.'

VIDEO: Young Stars of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Broadway Debuts Outside the Winter Gard VideoVIDEO: Young Stars of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Broadway Debuts Outside the Winter Garden Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2022

Just yesterday, The Music Man kicked off its opening week with a special event including an (un)official Mayoral Proclamation by Mayor George Shinn (Jefferson Mays) and a performance by The Barbershop Quartet (Phillip Boykin, Eddie Korbich, Daniel Torres, Nicholas Ward), all to celebrate the production's 21 Broadway debuts. This event marked the first time any cast members will be seen in costume outside of the theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big day!

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Releases Holiday Video from the Winter Garden Theatre to Broadway VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Releases Holiday Video from the Winter Garden Theatre to Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

'Humbled and Inspired' star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman (now back on the boards in The Music Man) has released a holiday message to the Broadway community, straight from the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway where the show recently began previews.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Tributes Swings & Understudies as Kathy Voytko Fills in for Sutto VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Tributes Swings & Understudies as Kathy Voytko Fills in for Sutton Foster
by BWW Special - Dec 24, 2021

Hugh Jackman paid tribute last night to the 'bedrock of Broadway' - understudies and swings while bringing forward Kathy Voytko who filled in for Sutton Foster on Thursday night in the Broadway show.

Broadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Gets Ready to Return to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when Once On This Island was getting ready to return to Broadway. Once On This Island opened on December 3 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 457 performances.

BWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night! VideoBWW Flashback: Looking Back At PORGY AND BESS's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020

With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019

The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Get a first look at the cast in action below!


Phillip Boykin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Phillip Boykin been in?
Phillip Boykin has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Phillip Boykin been in?
Phillip Boykin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Phillip Boykin been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Porgy and Bess Outstanding Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess .

What awards has Phillip Boykin won?
Outstanding Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.