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Sidney Poitier

Birth Place: Miami, FL, USA

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Sidney Poitier STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1959
Walter Lee Younger

[Broadway]
1947
Lester

[Broadway]
1946
Probulos

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[Broadway, 1968]
Director

Sidney Poitier Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Sidney Poitier, A Raisin in the Sun

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NOT A MOMENT, BUT A MOVEMENT Play Festival Held Next Month at The Kirk Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group, in collaboration with The Fire This Time Festival and Watts Village Theater Company, will present a second season of Not A Moment, But A Movement, an initiative created to amplify, center, and celebrate Black voices.
Cast and Creatives Set For PORGY AND BESS at Music Theater Heritage

Music Theater Heritage has announced the cast and creative team for The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Performances run June 6 through June 23.
Mark Twain House & Museum Moves Percival Everett Event to a Larger Venue

The Mark Twain House & Museum's free upcoming Trouble Begins lecture series event featuring Pulitzer Prize finalist Percival Everett on his latest novel James has been moved to a larger location due to unprecedented demand. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Cast Set For WEDDING BAND at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Alice Childress’ Wedding Band:  A Love/Hate Story in Black and White, directed by Stage Debut Award winner Monique Touko, who returns to the Lyric after the smash-hit production of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. 
THE LILIES OF THE FIELD Comes to Open Window Theatre This Spring

The Lilies of the Field comes to Open Window Theatre this spring. The production is adapted for the stage by F. Andrew Leslie from the novel by William E. Barrett, and is directed by Kari Steinbach.
Review: LONDON ZOO, Southwark Playhouse

Too much left unexplored in biting satire on the workplace and the emerging new media landscape of the 21st century
The Colleagues To Honor Katy Perry With Champion Of Children Award At Spring Luncheon

Katy Perry is set to be honored with The Colleagues Champion of Children Award at THE 35th ANNUAL COLLEAGUES SPRING LUNCHEON for her philanthropic efforts with The Firework Foundation.
Park Theatre Will Screen Two Sidney Poitier Films In Honor of Black History Month

The Park Theatre will honor Black History Month with a tribute to actor Sidney Poitier (1927-2022).
Sheryl Lee Ralph to Join Michael Feinstein in MUSIC FOR LOVERS AND STRANGERS at the Mark Taper Forum

As part of his Center Theatre Group residency and the new CTG:FWD initiative, Feinstein’s at the Taper will return with “Michael Feinstein in Lovers and Strangers” where he will be joined by special guest artist, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Learn how to purchase tickets!
See Literary Icon Percival Everett In Chicago For Book Launch At Studebaker Theater

Literary icon Percival Everett will be in Chicago for a book launch on March 28 at Studebaker Theater.
A RAISIN IN THE SUN to be Presented at Bristol Riverside Theatre This Winter

For its third production of the 2023-24 season, Bristol Riverside Theatre will present a poignant depiction of 1950s Chicago from the experiences of one Southside family in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.
Director Jon Royal Selected As The SDCF 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist At St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Jon Royal, a director, teaching artist, and facilitator from Nashville, TN, has been selected as the 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist at St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, where he will work with Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes.
SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Comes to Fort Wayne in March

Six Degrees of Separation will be presented at the Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab at Auer Center for Arts and Culture in March. Performances will run March 15 - 24, 2024.
A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS Comes to the Laguna Playhouse Next Week

Laguna Playhouse presents A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS, written by Kris Lythgoe, directed by Bonnie Lythgoe, musical direction by Andy Street, and choreography by Becca Sweitzer.
Interview: THE PAST's Brandon Scott Rather Deal More With the PRESENT YET TO COME

InHouse Theatre’s next site-specific production Matt Schatz’ The Past, A Present Yet To Come will open December 4, 2023 at The Artisan Studios, moving over to The Ebell of Los Angeles December 11th. Tom Detrinis directs the cast of Keri Safran, Brandon Scott and Rob Welsh.  After returning from his trip to Mexico, Brandon graciously found time to answer a few of my queries.
Review: It's Worth Visiting CLYBOURNE PARK at Elmwood Playhouse

The excellent ensemble's work across the board is as riveting as it is skillful, testament also to director Kathleen Mahan
Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Announced At Celebration Arts

Celebration Arts has announced the final upcoming production of the 2023 Season 'Overcoming,' A RAISIN IN THE SUN.
Celebration Arts to Present A RAISIN IN THE SUN in December

Celebration Arts presents 'A Raisin in the Sun' in Sacramento from December 1 to December 24, 2024. Directed by James Ellison III.
Kate Rockwell, Elizabeth Teeter, Jim Hogan & More to Star in TO SIR WITH LOVE Reading

Ogunquit Playhouse in association with Lythgoe Family Productions will present a reading of the new musical To Sir With Love, based on the autobiographical novel by E.R. Braithwaite, on November 13, 2023 in New York.
Greenway Court Theatre Unveils 2023-24 Season Featuring Two World Premieres

Greenway Court Theatre announces its 2023-2024 season featuring two world premieres. Get all the details on the upcoming productions.

Sidney Poitier FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Sidney Poitier been in?

Sidney Poitier has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Sidney Poitier been in?

Sidney Poitier has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Sidney Poitier been nominated for?

Sidney Poitier has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for "A Raisin in the Sun."

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