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Tituss Burgess

 
Birth Place:
Athens, Georgia, USA
Bio:
Tituss Burgess is perhaps best known for his role on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which he has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before that, he was a stage star. Past credits on Broadway include Guys and Dolls, The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys and Good Vibrations. Regionally he was ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Athens, Georgia, USA

Bio:
Tituss Burgess is perhaps best known for his role on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which he has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before that, he was a stage star. Past credits on Broadway include Guys and Dolls, The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys and Good Vibrations. Regionally he was ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Nicely-Nicely Johnson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Sebastian
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Lion
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hal Miller
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Eddie
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Regional Premiere, 2004
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Other Roles

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Nicely-Nicely Johnson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Sebastian

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Revival, 2006
Lion

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hal Miller

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Eddie

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Regional Premiere, 2004
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Other Roles

Tituss Burgess Biography

Tituss Burgess is perhaps best known for his role on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which he has received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before that, he was a stage star. Past credits on Broadway include Guys and Dolls, The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys and Good Vibrations. Regionally he was seen in The Wiz and Songs For A New World. In June 2016, Burgess reprised his role of "Sebastian the Crab" during the Hollywood Bowl concert event of The Little Mermaid. Burgess can be seen in the AppleTV musical cartoon series Central Park as Cole Tillerman, alongside Leslie Odom Jr., Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs, Josh Gad, Kathryn Hahn and Stanley Tucci. Burgess most recently starred as Remy in a benefit concert presentation of Ratatouille the Musical, originated on TikTok, inspired by the 2007 Disney Pixar film.




Tituss Burgess News

Brandon James Gwinn Will Bring FOUR PIANOS to 54 Below Photo Brandon James Gwinn Will Bring FOUR PIANOS to 54 Below
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 6, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Brandon James Gwinn in Four Pianos on Thursday November 3rd at 9:30pm. Richard Rodgers Award winner and celebrated nightlife pianist Brandon James Gwinn (he/they), flanked by an expanded version of their T-shirt Tuxedo Trio, brings an evening of music to Broadway’s Supper Club tributing four of his favorite singing pianists: Blossom Dearie, Frances Faye, Diana Krall, and the fabulous Bobby Short. 

Michael James Scott, Lillias White, and More Added to Lineup of Broadway Inspirationa Photo Michael James Scott, Lillias White, and More Added to Lineup of Broadway Inspirational Voices' BETTER DAYS Fundraiser
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) has announced additional line-up for the BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony on October 24, 2022 at 7:00pm in the heart of Times Square. BIV will be honoring with special awards Tony Award winner André De Shields (Death of a Salesman, Becoming Lincoln, Hadestown), Tony Award winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Producer:TopDog/Underdog, Kimberly Akimbo), and three-time Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire (VIVO, Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton) for being true agents of INSPIRATION using the arts as a conduit for social change.

Broadway Inspirational Voices Announces BETTER DAYS, Celebrating André De Shields, A Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices Announces BETTER DAYS, Celebrating André De Shields, Alex Lacamoire, and LaChanze
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

Broadway Inspirational Voices has announced BETTER DAYS: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony celebrating André De Shields, Alex Lacamore, & LaChanze with special performances by Shoshana Bean, Tituss Burgess, and more.

Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Photo Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Three
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The hit animated musical series Central Park is back with its third season! BroadwayWorld caught up with stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Josh Gad, who teased what to expect from the new season and what musical numbers they are most excited for audiences to see. Watch the new video interview now!

BROADWAY BLESSING Celebrates 25th Anniversary, September 19 Photo BROADWAY BLESSING Celebrates 25th Anniversary, September 19
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Broadway Blessing. September 19, 7 p.m. St. Malachy's/The Actors' Chapel, 239 W. 49th St.

TELETUBBIES & PRINCESS POWER Join Netflix's Preschool Slate Photo TELETUBBIES & PRINCESS POWER Join Netflix's Preschool Slate
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Fall for more fun-filled preschool series for our youngest viewers on Netflix! Play, laugh and learn with familiar favorites like CoComelon, Gabby’s Dollhouse and Teletubbies along with meeting new friends from Princess Power and Spirit Rangers. Netflix offers young viewers everywhere new episodes and series to enjoy.

Broadway Streaming Guide: September 2022 - Where to Watch HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL & Mor Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: September 2022 - Where to Watch HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Sep 4, 2022

This September, Broadway fans can wind down from summer with a stacked lineup of new albums, concerts, television shows, and movies to binge. From the new live capture of Heathers: the Musical on the West End to the highly-anticipated Hocus Pocus 2, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ stars a renowned voice cast that includes Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier and more.¬†Watch the new video trailer now!

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October Photo The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

 Broadway Black presents The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards, which honors Black theatre artists during the 2021-2022 season. The live, in-person ceremony will be held on Monday, October 10 at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem (253 West 125th Street). Awards in 29 competitive categories and five honorary categories will be presented along with performances and guest appearances. 

ANNIE LIVE! Wins Emmy For Outstanding Hairstyling Photo ANNIE LIVE! Wins Emmy For Outstanding Hairstyling
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022

NBC's Annie LIVE! has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Program. The Emmy was awarded to Mia Neal, the Department Head Hairstylist, and Leah Loukas, the Assistant Department Head Hairstylist. Annie LIVE! starred Celina Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., Tituss Burgess, and more.

Tituss Burgess Videos

Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season VideoInterview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Three
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The hit animated musical series Central Park is back with its third season! BroadwayWorld caught up with stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Josh Gad, who teased what to expect from the new season and what musical numbers they are most excited for audiences to see. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer VideoVIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ stars a renowned voice cast that includes Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier and more.¬†Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL  VideoVIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL PARK Song
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

In a first look at the second half of the new season, Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley reunite for a catchy musical number called “You are the Music.' The song is written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and also features Tituss Burgess and Emmy Raver-Lampman. Watch the new music video now!

VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on KELLY CLARKSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021

Taraji P. Henson and Celina Smith appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show yesterday to discuss starring in Annie LIVE! The live musical spectacular also stars Tituss Burgess, Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Harry Connick, Jr. Watch a clip of Smith describing the first time she met Henson now!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Tituss Burgess & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on THE KIDS TONIG VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Tituss Burgess & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on THE KIDS TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

Celina Smith and Tituss Burgess will appear on a new episode of the Kids Tonight Show tomorrow on Peacock to discuss starring in Annie LIVE! on NBC. Smith stars in the title role of the musical with Burgess playing Rooster Hannigan. Watch an exclusive preview of their upcoming interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Taraji P. Henson, Nicole Scherzinger & More in Action in a New ANNIE LIV VideoVIDEO: Watch Taraji P. Henson, Nicole Scherzinger & More in Action in a New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

NBC has released a new trailer for Annie LIVE! Check out Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, Tituss Burgess, Celina Smith, and more in action in this new ad, featuring classic songs like 'Hard Knock Life,' 'Tomorrow,' 'Easy Street,' and ''I Don't Need Anything But You!'

VIDEO: 'Hard Knock Life' & More Featured in New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer VideoVIDEO: 'Hard Knock Life' & More Featured in New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 26, 2021

The new trailer features a first look at the musical's iconic numbers, including 'Hard Knock Life', 'Tomorrow', and 'Easy Street'. Check the new footage of Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace Farrell, and Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks now!

VIDEO: Celina Smith Rehearses 'Tomorrow' in New ANNIE LIVE! Video VideoVIDEO: Celina Smith Rehearses 'Tomorrow' in New ANNIE LIVE! Video
by Michael Major - Nov 22, 2021

A new video of Celina Smith singing 'Tomorrow' in rehearsals for Annie LIVE! has been released. Watch Smith sing the song, discuss her interpretation, and the timelessness of the musical with Taraji P. Henson, who plays Miss Hannigan, in the new video now! The live musical will also feature Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Tituss Burgess.

VIDEO: First-Look at the Cast of ANNIE LIVE! in Rehearsal VideoVIDEO: First-Look at the Cast of ANNIE LIVE! in Rehearsal
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2021

NBC has released a look into the rehearsals for ANNIE Live! The musical event stars Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr, Celina Smith, Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Tituss Burgess. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: Watch a New Ad for ANNIE LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Ad for ANNIE LIVE!
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2021

NBC has released a new ad for Annie LIVE! featuring Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr, and Celina Smith. The new live musical will also feature Nicole Scherzinger, Jane Krakowski, and Tituss Burgess. Watch the new video now!


Tituss Burgess Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tituss Burgess been in?
Tituss Burgess has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Tituss Burgess been in?
Tituss Burgess has not appeared in the West End