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Russell Joel Brown

 
Bio:
Morehouse College graduate. Professional credits: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (1st National, Japan), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1st National), The Lion King (Broadway, Cheetah Tour, Mexico, Taiwan); Big River (Goodspeed; Best Actor- Connecticut Critics Circle). (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Morehouse College graduate. Professional credits: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (1st National, Japan), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1st National), The Lion King (Broadway, Cheetah Tour, Mexico, Taiwan); Big River (Goodspeed; Best Actor- Connecticut Critics Circle). (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]
Mufasa (Understudy) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]

Mufasa (Understudy) [Replacement]

Russell Joel Brown Biography

Morehouse College graduate. Professional credits: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (1st National, Japan), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1st National), The Lion King (Broadway, Cheetah Tour, Mexico, Taiwan); Big River (Goodspeed; Best Actor- Connecticut Critics Circle).




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Imperial Theatre Will Stream FROM MOZART TO MOTOWN This Weekend Photo Imperial Theatre Will Stream FROM MOZART TO MOTOWN This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The Imperial Theatre will present a special limited broadcast of From Mozart to Motown this weekend.

New Non-Profit Initiative Unites Artists from THE LION KING with Detroit Community
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

???????This February, as the touring production of the world-renowned Disney's The Lion King performs at The Detroit Opera House (Feb.1-26), members of the cast and crew will unite to celebrate Black History Month with a series of outreach initiatives across Metro-Detroit. 

BWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING Light
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

The national tour of THE LION KING returns to kick off the 10th Broadway In Boston season at the Boston Opera House, most fittingly as the musical reopened the venue following its historic renovation in 2004. Some of the effects have diminished over the years, but the opening night audience roared its approval.

BWW TV: Disney's THE LION KING at the Pantages
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages.

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to Hollywood Pantages for Extended Run, 11/20-1/12
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages.

Mason Street Warehouse's THE FULL MONTY Announces 7/4 Special; Runs Thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2009

Declare your independence from the same old picnic and come see the show everyone is talking about...THE FULL MONTY on July 4th.

Mason Street Warehouse's THE FULL MONTY Announces 7/4 Special; Runs Thru 7/19
by Ali Leskowitz - Jun 29, 2009

Declare your independence from the same old picnic and come see the show everyone is talking about...THE FULL MONTY on July 4th.

Domingo, 'RIVER' Among Connecticut Critics Circle Award Winners
by Eddie Varley - Jun 21, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals' production of 'Big River' and its director Rob Ruggiero are big winners of the 19th annual Connecticut Critics Circle awards, announced June 15. The show received nods for best musical, for Russell Joel Brown who played Big Jim as best actor in a musical, for Michael Schweikardt's sets, and for Ruggiero's direction.

Goodspeed Musicals Presents 'Big River' Starting 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2008

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, announces the cast of Big River, a spirited musical adventure like no other. Big River will begin September 26 and run through November 30, 2008 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Big River is sponsored by Bank of America and Connecticut Light & Power / Yankee Gas.

Goodspeed Musicals to Present 'Big River' Starting 9/26
by Faetra Petillo - Sep 18, 2008

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, announces the cast of Big River, a spirited musical adventure like no other. Big River will begin September 26 and run through November 30, 2008 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Big River is sponsored by Bank of America and Connecticut Light & Power / Yankee Gas.

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BWW TV: Disney's THE LION KING at the Pantages
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages.