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Also Credited As: Michael Leslie
 
Birth Place:
Neptune City, New Jersey
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Michael is a Cornell Law School Graduate who left law for the profession that made him truly come alive. Other credits: Broadway: Revival of Hair, The Wiz (Lion), Senator Joe, Little Shop of Horrors (2003 Revival). National Tours: Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors. Off-Broadway: ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Neptune City, New Jersey

Bio:
Michael is a Cornell Law School Graduate who left law for the profession that made him truly come alive. Other credits: Broadway: Revival of Hair, The Wiz (Lion), Senator Joe, Little Shop of Horrors (2003 Revival). National Tours: Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors. Off-Broadway: ... (read complete bio)
BWW Feature: Vanguard Theater Company Artistic Director Janeece Freeman Clark on Bein Photo BWW Feature: Vanguard Theater Company Artistic Director Janeece Freeman Clark on Being a Black-Founded Organization, How it Came to Be, and More
by BWW Features - Aug 8, 2020

Janeece Freeman Clark, Artistic Director at Vanguard Theater Company, wrote a piece exclusively for BroadwayWorld, about how the company came to be, being a Black-founded organization, and more.

Vanguard Theater Co. Presents Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret With Lin-Manuel Miran Photo Vanguard Theater Co. Presents Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Betty Buckley, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2020

Vanguard Theater Companya??s Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret will air on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, as a benefit for The Actors Fund. The show will feature an introduction by Broadway composer, actor and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

RECAP: The Genies of ALADDIN Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: The Genies of ALADDIN Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Stars in the House continued Thursday night (8pm) for Genies In A Bottle with Juwan Crawley, James Monroe Iglehart, Michael James Scott, Major Attaway, and Trevor Dion Nicholas.

VIDEO: Watch the Genies of ALADDIN on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch the Genies of ALADDIN on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) for Genies In A Bottle with Juwan Crawley, James Monroe Iglehart, Michael James Leslie and Trevor Dion Nicholas.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 11- with Wesley Taylor, Josh Groban and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 11- with Wesley Taylor, Josh Groban and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2020

Today (June 11) in live streaming: National Theatre at Home brings back The Madness of King George III, the newest Broadway's Next on Stage and so much more!

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Shines Spotlight on Change the Perception- Live at 2pm! Photo VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Shines Spotlight on Change the Perception- Live at 2pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 11, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Regional Theatre Spotlight On: CHANGE THE PERCEPTION with Denise Lee, Thomas Collier, Devon Miller, W. Jerome Stevenson, David Stewart and Brandon White; and tonight (8pm) for Genies In A Bottle with Juwan Crawley, James Monroe Iglehart, Michael James Leslie and Trevor Dion Nicholas.

RECAP: Leslie Uggams Talked About Her Involvement with the NAACP and Michael James Le Photo RECAP: Leslie Uggams Talked About Her Involvement with the NAACP and Michael James Leslie Sang We Shall Overcome on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

Stars in The House continued this afternoon (2pm) for June is bustin' out all over with Leslie Uggams and guest Michael James Leslie. This episode is in support of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. 

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and Dawn Iglehart Share Positive & Powerful Update On So Photo VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and Dawn Iglehart Share Positive & Powerful Update On Social Media
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2019

Tonight on social media, Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart and his wife, Dawn Iglehart, posted a very personal and positive message regarding Dawn's health as she concludes treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma.

VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2018

At a recent performance of Little Shop of Horrors at the Kennedy Center, composer Alan Menken stopped by! He took to the stage to say a few words to the cast, and you can watch his whole speech in the video below.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Kennedy Center Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Kennedy Center
by Alan Henry - Oct 26, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) is now on stage.

BWW Review: Broadway Goes Center Stage with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: Broadway Goes Center Stage with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Oct 26, 2018

All things considered, this presentation offers a fabulous time at the theater.

Photo Flash: First Look At Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRO Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Alan Henry - Oct 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella). Check out the photos below!

Wake Up With BWW 10/23: THE PROM Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/23: THE PROM Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Prom begins previews on Broadway, and more!

Michael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in DC LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Michael James Leslie Replaces James Monroe Iglehart in DC LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 22, 2018

The Kennedy Center is getting into the Halloween spirit with its all-star production of Little Shop of Horrors. It has just been announced that James Monroe Iglehart will not be able to perform. He will be replaced by Michael James Leslie, who has played the role of Audrey II to critical acclaim on Broadway and more.

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings Photo New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Tuesday, September 25.  

Original Cast Members Jake Boyd, Betsy Morgan & Joseph Taylor Return to SWEENEY TODD  Photo Original Cast Members Jake Boyd, Betsy Morgan & Joseph Taylor Return to SWEENEY TODD for Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street begins its final six weeks at the Barrow Street Theatre starting tonight. Beginning July 31st, returning cast member Jake Boyd (as 'Anthony') and original cast members Betsy Morgan (as 'Pirelli & Beggar Woman') and Joseph Taylor (as 'Tobias') join current cast members

Original Cast Members Jake Boyd, Betsy Morgan & Joseph Taylor Return to SWEENEY TODD  Photo Original Cast Members Jake Boyd, Betsy Morgan & Joseph Taylor Return to SWEENEY TODD for Final Weeks
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2018

The Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street begins its final six weeks at the Barrow Street Theatre starting tonight. Beginning July 31st, returning cast member Jake Boyd (as "Anthony") and original cast members Betsy Morgan (as "Pirelli & Beggar Woman") and Joseph Taylor (as "Tobias") join current cast members

SWEENEY TODD At Barrow Street Becomes Longest Running Production of SWEENEY Photo SWEENEY TODD At Barrow Street Becomes Longest Running Production of SWEENEY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2018

The Tooting Arts Club production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street makes history today as it becomes the longest running production of Sweeney Todd on record. Today's performance marks 558, surpassing the 1979 Original Broadway Production directed by Hal Prince.

The Cast of SWEENEY TODD Will Perform at Broadway Sessions Photo The Cast of SWEENEY TODD Will Perform at Broadway Sessions
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2018

Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of Sweeney Todd this week, 5/24. BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, May 24th, Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of Barrow Street Theatre's Sweeney Todd and more.

SWEENEY TODD Will Close Up the Pie Shop on August 26 Photo SWEENEY TODD Will Close Up the Pie Shop on August 26
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2018

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will play its final performance on August 26, 2018 after a successful run at New York's Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street).

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