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Ted Ross

Date of Death: September 03, 2002

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Ted Ross STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1979
Daddy Goodness

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Lion

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Bobo Jones

[Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 1972
Field Hand

Singer

Gitlow (Standby)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Gitlow (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Weasel


Ted Ross Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical

Ted Ross, The Wiz


winner
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Ted Ross, The Wiz

Ted Ross News


Wayne Brady to Depart THE WIZ, Alan Mingo Jr. Will Return to the Title Role

Alan Mingo Jr. will return to the title role of ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway beginning Thursday, June 13, 2024. Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady will play his final performance in the role of ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.
Broadway Stage and Screen- A Spring 2024 Watch Guide

A new Broadway season has arrived at last, full of exciting new shows and revivals of beloved classics. While many of them are original concepts or based on plays, 10 are already films that you can watch from home. If you are seeing any of the below productions in 2024, check out how you can study up beforehand or unpack afterwards!
THE WIZ Will Launch a Second Tour Leg in 2025

THE WIZ will ease on down the road once again, beginning in February 2025, with further tour dates to be announced. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
Photos: First Look At Wayne Brady In Broadway-Bound THE WIZ

See first look photos of Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated Wayne Brady as ‘The Wiz’ in the groundbreaking musical set to open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre.
Photos: First Look at the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE WIZ; Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for The Wiz, set to open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street). Check out all new character posters, featuring a first look at the cast, in the photos here! 
THE WIZ to Play Pittsburgh's Benedum Center Beginning This Month

'The Wiz' will play the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh from October 31 to November 5, 2023. Get all the details and ticket information here!
THE WIZ Gets Broadway Dates, Plus First Look at Cast!

The all-new production of the Tony Award-winning hit musical The Wiz will open on Broadway on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, in a limited engagement at the Marquis Theatre.  Preview performances will begin on March 29. Check out an all new first look photo, as well as a video of the cast performing with the orchestra for the first time!
Deborah Cox and Lascelles Stephens of Deco Entertainment Join THE WIZ Producing Team

Entertainment company DECO Entertainment, founded by Lascelles Stephens and Deborah Cox, will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about the musical here!
Emmy and Grammy-Winning Adam Blackstone Joins THE WIZ Creative Team

Emmy Award®-winning music director and Grammy Award®-winning writer, Adam Blackstone, has joined the creative team as Dance Music Arranger for the revival of The Wiz.
Tickets On Sale Friday For THE WIZ in San Francisco

Tickets for the San Francisco engagement of The Wiz will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m. for the four-week engagement performing at BroadwaySF’s Golden Gate Theatre. Learn more about how to get tickets here!
Common and MC Lyte Join the Producing Team For THE WIZ

Academy Award®, Grammy Award® and Emmy Award®-winning artist, actor, author and activist Common and hip-hop pioneer, actor, philanthropist, and business mogul MC Lyte will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about The Wiz and how to get tickets here!
THE WIZ to Stop at Playhouse Square Ahead of its Return to Broadway

Get ready for a limited engagement of The Wiz at Playhouse Square this October. Catch the Broadway classic before its highly anticipated return. Don't miss this sensational show as it brings the magic of Oz to life.
Newcomer Nichelle Lewis Will Lead THE WIZ as Dorothy on Broadway and National Tour

Broadway newcomer Nichelle Lewis will star as “Dorothy” and lead the cast of The Wiz in the national tour this fall and Broadway return in the Spring of 2024.  Ms. Lewis who hails from Virginia was discovered via a TikTok video, and selected from more than 2,000 submissions for the coveted role.
Ensemble Cast Revealed For THE WIZ Ahead of National Tour and Broadway Run

The complete ensemble cast has been announced for the all-new production of the Tony Award-winning musical The Wiz! The casting comes in advance of the musical's national tour, which kicks off this fall before returning to Broadway in the Spring of 2024.
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and THE WIZ Tickets On Sale Friday At Playhouse Square

Playhouse Square has announced that tickets to the touring Broadway musicals The Wiz and Girl From The North Country will be available for purchase beginning Friday, July 28. These two shows will kick off the 2023-2024 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square with performances beginning this October.
Tickets For THE WIZ Pre-Broadway National Tour in Baltimore Go On Sale Today

Individual tickets for THE WIZ in Baltimore are on sale now! THE WIZ makes its return to Baltimore at the Hippodrome Theatre September 23 – September 30, 2023. Ticket prices start at $57.00.
Deborah Cox and Melody A. Betts Join THE WIZ on Broadway and Tour

Additional casting has been announced for The Wiz, coming to Broadway next year following a national tour. Award-winning recording artist Deborah Cox will take on the role of Glinda with Melody A. Betts as Aunt Em and Evillene.
Wayne Brady and Alan Mingo Jr. Will Lead THE WIZ on Broadway and Tour

Emmy winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady (Hamilton, Whose Line Is it Anyway?) and Alan Mingo Jr. (Kinky Boots, Doom Patrol) will lead the production as the Wiz in the all-new production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning hit musical The Wiz. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!
Kyle Ramar Freeman, Phillip Johnson Richardson & Avery Wilson Join THE WIZ Cast

Casting has been revealed for the beloved roles of the Lion, Tinman and Scarecrow in the all-new production of The Wiz, in advance of its Broadway return in the Spring of 2024. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Kandi Burruss & Todd Tucker Join THE WIZ Producing Team

Kandi Burruss, the Tony Award® and Emmy Award®-nominated, and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, alongside Todd Tucker, will join the producing team for an all-new production of The Wiz. 

Ted Ross FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Ted Ross been in?

Ted Ross has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Ted Ross been in?

Ted Ross has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ted Ross been nominated for?

Ted Ross has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "The Wiz." Additionally, he received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his performance in "The Wiz." These nominations highlight his exceptional talent and contributions to the theater industry.

What awards has Ted Ross won?

Ted Ross has won several awards for his performances in the Broadway musical "The Wiz." He received the Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards and the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical award at the Tony Awards for his role in "The Wiz."

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