Date of Birth: February 26

Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
VIDEO: Get A First Look At BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Goodspeed MusicalsVIDEO: Get A First Look At BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE at Goodspeed Musicals
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals's Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run through September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Check out the video! (more...)

VIDEO: James Corden Shares Billy Porter's Broadway Karaoke at the TONYSVIDEO: James Corden Shares Billy Porter's Broadway Karaoke at the TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2019

James Corden is back hosting his talk show, fresh off hosting the 2019 Tony Awards the night before. Corden decided to share a special moment during a commercial break when he asked Billy Porter to sing some karaoke -- and Billy absolutely crushes 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' from the Broadway classic Gypsy. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks His Tonys, Oscars OutfitsVIDEO: Billy Porter Talks His Tonys, Oscars Outfits
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Billy Porter stopped by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Monday to talk about his iconic award show outfits, including the one he wore last night to the 2019 Tony Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Sings GYPSY During Tonys CommercialVIDEO: Billy Porter Sings GYPSY During Tonys Commercial
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

Everyone at Radio City Music Hall for this year's Tony Awards was given a special treat as Billy Porter was coaxed into singing 'Rose's Turn' in karaoke during one of the ceremony's commercial breaks! Check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At Alice Ripley, Ali Ewoldt, Constantine Maroulis, Melissa Errico And More In INTO THE WOODS In Concert At Patchogue TheatreVIDEO: First Look At Alice Ripley, Ali Ewoldt, Constantine Maroulis, Melissa Errico And More In INTO THE WOODS In Concert At Patchogue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

Into The Woods: In Concert opened this weekend at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Check out the all-star cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Goes Acoustic in Original Song 'Love The Pain Away'VIDEO: Billy Porter Goes Acoustic in Original Song 'Love The Pain Away'
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2019

Broadway & Pose Star Billy Porter has teamed up with Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte to deliver some vocal magic! For Korte's 'One Take' acoustic sessions, Billy sings his original song 'Love The Pain Away' (more...)

#TBT: Looking Back at Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes in BONNIE & CLYDE!#TBT: Looking Back at Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes in BONNIE & CLYDE!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 6, 2018

For this week's #TBT, I dug back into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Bonnie and Clyde on Broadway! The show opened this week, seven years ago! Watch the video below as a young Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes talk about tackling the dynamic gangster couple! (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks to Wendy Williams About Marriage, Coming Out and AMERICAN HORROR STORYVIDEO: Billy Porter Talks to Wendy Williams About Marriage, Coming Out and AMERICAN HORROR STORY
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2018

Billy Porter was a guest on 'The Wendy Williams Show' on Thursday November 1st. During his interview, Porter dishes about his role on 'American Horror Story' and 'Pose'. Billy goes on to talk  about coming out to his family and reveals why he wrote an op-ed about being sexually abused when he was younger. He also explains why he and his husband only had a 16 day engagement. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Reveals His Musical Theatre Inspirations on LIVE With Kelly and RyanVIDEO: Billy Porter Reveals His Musical Theatre Inspirations on LIVE With Kelly and Ryan
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Billy Porter talks about singing since he was a kid and how it helped him deal with bullies, and what inspired him to pursue performing as a career on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan! (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Porter Puts a Sexy New Spin on 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair'VIDEO: Billy Porter Puts a Sexy New Spin on 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair'
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2018

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter has released a new music video for his take on the classic show tune, "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair"  - premiered via Out. The video was directed by Kena Tangi Dorsey and filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles. See the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out!VIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2017

The world premiere of LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE is running now through December 3 at People's Light Theatre. When his groundbreaking NBC variety show failed to attract a national sponsor, Nat 'King' Cole famously declared that 'Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark.' In this theatrical exploration into the soul of an American icon,Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregorimagine Nat as he faces his final Christmastime broadcast, and weighs the advice of his friend Sammy Davis Jr. to 'go out with a bang.' (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2017

Billy Porter won a Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots. His other Broadway credits include Shuffle Along, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Grease, and Smokey Joe's Caf . Off-Broadway, (more...)

AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Tony- and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter releases 'Carefully Taught The Remixes' (Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway) available now on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. Download/Stream 'Carefully Taught - The Remixes' HERE, or click below to listen! (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter will release his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway on April 14th. Porter just unveiled a 'making of' video for the album, featuring interviews, studio footage and more. Check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Eden Does Eva- Watch Trailer of Espinosa in Studio Tenn's EVITA!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2016

Running September 9-18 at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall, Broadway's Eden Espinosa will lead Studio Tenn's EVITA. Check out a trailer for the production below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Laura Griffith, Thom Sesma and More in 5th Avenue Theatre's WATERFALL
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents the sweeping new musical, Waterfall, featuring Laura Griffith (Broadway: Sweet Smell of Success, The Light in the Piazza), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai pop superstar Bie Sukrit. This epic new Broadway-bound musical love story features a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Seattle is the second of two locales where this unique and exciting musical is being developed after completing a popular and critically successful run at the Pasadena Playhouse in June.  Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Emily Padgett and More the World Premiere of Pasadena Playhouse's WATERFALL
by TV - On the Road - Jun 15, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of Pasadena Playhouse's World Premiere of WATERFALL
by TV - On the Road - Jun 12, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps) presents the World premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, starring Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit and featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20.   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Missed it? Watch BILLY PORTER: BROADWAY & SOUL in Its Entirety!
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2015

Live From Lincoln Center - the pioneering, award-winning performing arts series - continued its 40th anniversary season with another concert from Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, featuring Billy Porter tonight, April 3, in BROADWAY & SOUL. Tony Award-winning actress and singer Audra McDonald hosts the broadcast. In case you missed the performance, BroadwayWorld brings you the whole video below! (more...)

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