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Date Of Birth:
September 21, 1969 (51)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Bio:
Billy Porter (Director) is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning, and Golden Globe-nominated, actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright from Pittsburgh, PA. His electric portrayal of Pray Tell in FX's breakthrough series "Pose," earned him a Golden Globe nomination and a Critics' Choice Award ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 21, 1969 (51)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Bio:
Billy Porter (Director) is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning, and Golden Globe-nominated, actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright from Pittsburgh, PA. His electric portrayal of Pray Tell in FX's breakthrough series "Pose," earned him a Golden Globe nomination and a Critics' Choice Award ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks About Black Theatre United on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks About Black Theatre United on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

Vanessa Williams recently chatted with Good Morning America, where she talked about Black Theatre United, which she co-founded to help influence widespread reform within the industry.

The Cabaret to Release Hundreds of Archived Performances, Featuring Alan Cumming, Lau Photo The Cabaret to Release Hundreds of Archived Performances, Featuring Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

Social distancing is about to get swanky, courtesy of cabaret in your living room. BYOB. The in-person revelry may be postponed for a while, but The Cabaret staff is revamping their YouTube channel to give cabaret lovers everywhere their fix - for free.

Broadway Catch Up: August 19 - Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: August 19 - Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Billy Porter, Bryan Cranston, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 8/19: BROADWAY FOR BIDEN Launches, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/19: BROADWAY FOR BIDEN Launches, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020

Today's top stories: Broadway For Biden launches, and more!

SFGMC Raises Over $55,000 At CRESCENDO: VOICES RISING Benefit Photo SFGMC Raises Over $55,000 At CRESCENDO: VOICES RISING Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

With the help of celebrated guest artists, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGCM) raised over $55,000 at its first-ever virtual benefit, Crescendo: Voices Rising, surpassing the original goal of $50,000, with money still coming in.

VIDEO: Watch a Carnegie Mellon Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch a Carnegie Mellon Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for a Carnegie Mellon Reunion with Michael McElroy, Jack Plotnick, Billy Porter, Tami Tappan and Ty Taylor!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter,  Alice Ripley and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 18- with Billy Porter, Alice Ripley and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Today (August 18) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, The Muny Variety Hour finale, and so much more!

BWW TV: Billy Porter and Misty Copeland Spearhead BTU and Fair Count's 'only1ofme' So Photo BWW TV: Billy Porter and Misty Copeland Spearhead BTU and Fair Count's 'only1ofme' Social Media Campaign
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2020

Black Theatre United (BTU) is partnering with Fair Count, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded by former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, to launch a?oeonly1ofmea??; a new campaign featuring iconic artists of color, to inspire completion of the 2020 United States Census amongst a?oehard-to-counta?? (HTC) populations.

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Broadway Catch Up: August 18 - Stephanie J. Block, Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney, A Photo Broadway Catch Up: August 18 - Stephanie J. Block, Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2020

Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Stephanie J. Block, Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and more!

VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'For What It's Worth' at the Democratic National Convent Photo VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'For What It's Worth' at the Democratic National Convention
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2020

Billy Porter  performed 'For What It's Worth' to conclude Day 1 of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Wake Up With BWW 8/18: Amandla Stenberg Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/18: Amandla Stenberg Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2020

Today's top stories: Amandla Stenberg joins the cast of the Dear Evan Hansen film adaptation, and more!

Camila Cabello- Led CINDERELLA Resumes Production in the UK Photo Camila Cabello- Led CINDERELLA Resumes Production in the UK
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

Sony's live-action film adaptation of Cinderella resumed production in the UK this week after suspending operations in March at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

I Have A Right To Vote Launches National Voter Awareness Effort Photo I Have A Right To Vote Launches National Voter Awareness Effort
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

With 78 days until Election Day, I Have A Right To Vote, a star-studded music video, has been released to raise awareness around voter suppression, encourage voter education and registration, and increase voter motivation leading into the fall elections.

VIDEO: 'I Have A Right To Vote' Features Christopher Jackson, Billy Porter and More Photo VIDEO: 'I Have A Right To Vote' Features Christopher Jackson, Billy Porter and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

With 78 days until Election Day, I Have A Right To Vote, a star-studded music video, has been released to raise awareness around voter suppression, encourage voter education and registration, and increase voter motivation leading into the fall elections.

Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and More Join Democratic Nat Photo Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and More Join Democratic National Convention Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

Deadline has reported that Eva Longoria, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington and Julia Louis-Dreyfus have been added to the Democratic National Convention lineup. 

Karen Olivo, Sierra Boggess, & Jeremy Jordan Will Join The Seth Concert Series Photo Karen Olivo, Sierra Boggess, & Jeremy Jordan Will Join The Seth Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Karen Olivo, Sierra Boggess, and returning by popular demand Jeremy Jordan would join the concert series.

Darius de Haas to Appear as a Special Guest on THE JIM MASTERS SHOW LIVE! Photo Darius de Haas to Appear as a Special Guest on THE JIM MASTERS SHOW LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Obie Award winner, Darius de Haas, will appear as the special guest on THE JIM MASTERS SHOW LIVE!. tonight at 7pm eastern, 4pm pacific.

'Be An #ArtsHero' Calls for $43.85 Billion in Relief; Letter to Senators of the 116th Photo 'Be An #ArtsHero' Calls for $43.85 Billion in Relief; Letter to Senators of the 116th Congress Reaches Nearly 10,000 Signatures
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

'Be An #ArtsHero,' an intersectional grassroots campaign to get the U.S. Senate to pass emergency Arts relief, has built a sector-wide coalition calling for Congress to allocate proportionate relief to the Arts & Culture sector, which adds $877 billion in value to the economy annually, provides 4.5% of GDP, and employs 5.1 million Americans.

Broadway Catch Up: August 11 - HAMILTON Cast Members, Randy Rainbow, Olivia Newton-J Photo Broadway Catch Up: August 11 - HAMILTON Cast Members, Randy Rainbow, Olivia Newton-John, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020

Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Hamilton cast members, Randy Rainbow, Olivia Newton-John, and more!

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