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Date of Birth: August 01, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: TRINIDAD
VIDEO: Josh Groban & Broadway Casts Perform 'In Memoriam' Tribute
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Josh Groban performed 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from Carousel in tribute to members of the Broadway community who passed away this year

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career.

BWW TV: THE WIZ 'FLIPS' On Down The Road: Backstage with James Monroe Iglehart
by Eddie Varley - Jul 3, 2009

The Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz stars Ashanti, LaChanze, Joshua Henry, James Monroe Iglehart, Christian Dante White, Tichina Arnold and Dawnn Lewis.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak - In Rehearsal with 'Encores! Summer Stars THE WIZ'
by Broadway Beat - May 29, 2009

Singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti will make her stage debut as Dorothy in the New York City Center Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, June 12 - July 5 at New York City Center (W. 55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues). The Wiz, the 1974 rock and soul musical based on the beloved L. Frank Baum story about Dorothy and her adventures in Oz, will be directed by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, with music direction by Alex Lacamoire, (the team responsible for the Tony-winning In the Heights).

BWW TV: Encores! Summer Stars THE WIZ Sneak Peek - Ashanti Sings 'Home'
by Eddie Varley - May 20, 2009

Ashanti, joined by Thomas Kail and Alex Lacamoire, gave a special behind-the-scenes, sneak peek performance this morning, Tuesday May 19th, for the media and BWW TV was there!