Radiant Baby

Opened: February 1, 2003
Closing: March 16, 2003

Radiant Baby - 2003 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater]
425 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10003

Based on the book Keith Haring: The Authorized Biography by John Gruen

Musical about the life of artist Keith Haring.

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Birdland to Present an Unforgettable Night of Music with Matt Baker and Luke Hawkins
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2023

Join in at BIRDLAND for an unforgettable night of music featuring the extraordinary talents of Matt Baker and Luke Hawkins. Don't miss out on this epic musical experience.

Birdland to Present DREAMING OF A SONG: THE MUSIC OF HOAGY CARMICHAEL With Klea Blackhurst and Billy Stritch
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of Hoagy Carmichael as Klea Blackhurst and Billy Stritch take the stage at Birdland. Don't miss this unforgettable night of 'Dreaming of a Song: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael' with two incredible performers.

David Cale, Les Waters, Ryan J. Haddad & More to Take Part in Berkeley Rep's 2023 Ground Floor Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2023

Get a glimpse into the future of theater as Berkeley Rep announces the talented participants joining The Ground Floor program for 2023. From emerging artists to rising stars, explore the innovative works and fresh voices shaping the industry.

Julie Benko, Daniel Reichard, and More to Play Birdland in July
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 1, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! 

Alberta Bair Theater Announces 2023-2024 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2023

Alberta Bair Theater has announced the 2023-2024 season packed with top-notch entertainment. The excitement of live performance is reflected in the vast array of music, theater, dance, comedy, and Broadway coming to the ABT stage!

LGBTQ+ Artist Keturah Allgood Celebrates Pride With Upcoming Album SHINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2023

Keturah Allgood is set to release her new album Shine. Born and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Keturah Allgood is a soulful Americana, queer artist who draws on her myriad of life experiences for inspiration.

Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, Marisa Tomei & More To Launch VOICES OF A PEOPLE'S HISTORY at Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2023

Leading artists and activists including Marisa Tomei, Kerry Washington, and Stephanie Hsu will gather at The Town Hall for the book launch of Voices of a People's History of the United States in the 21st Century.

Interview: How KIMBERLY AKIMBO Orchestrator John Clancy Went From Rock Drummer To Broadway Pro
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2023

Meet John Clancy, the Tony-nominated orchestrator behind this season's heartfelt hit musical, Kimberly Akimbo!

Billy Porter to Sing John Bucchino's 'A Mama Like Mine' on Mariah Carey's CBS Christmas Special
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 18, 2022

Songwriter John Bucchino has revealed that Billy Porter will be performing his song 'A Mama Like Mine' on Mariah Carey's upcoming Christmas Special, MARIAH CAREY: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!, airing Tuesday, December 20th on CBS.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Reacts to Gov. DeSantis' Complaint Against Drag Show Brunch on THE VIEW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks A STRANGE LOOP's Tony Win, New Movie 80 FOR BRADY & More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.

Gloucester Stage Company To Present GRAND HORIZONS, Opening This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

The GLOUCESTER STAGE COMPANY will present the Tony Award-nominated GRAND HORIZONS next in the lineup of its 2022 season. Robert Walsh returns to Gloucester Stage to direct this thought-provoking comedy of marital malaise by award-winning playwright Bess Wohl, running from July 29 to August 21.

Billy Porter to Direct Episode of Fox's ACCUSED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Billy Porter is set to direct an episode of Fox’s upcoming anthology drama series “Accused.”

A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Will Play Twelfth Year at Birdland Starring Blackhurst, Caruso, and Stritch
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021

Billy, Klea and Jim are back for a twelfth year with their smash-hit holiday show... and lots of Christmas lights.

Broadway Dreams Will Honor Billy Porter at December Gala
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021

For this year's gala the Foundation will be honoring Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award winning actor and singer Billy Porter, who also served as a key founding faculty member for the arts education nonprofit.

VIDEO: Billy Porter on His Struggles Growing Up, Career Triumphs, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2021

This morning, CBS Sunday Morning aired a segment on actor-dancer-singer-director and Broadway veteran Billy Porter. In the interview, Porter talks with correspondent Seth Doane about a childhood filled with years of rejection, doubt and abuse – and about how he survived and triumphed.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Delivers the 2021 LGBTQ State of the Union
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021

Billy Porter once again delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30 at 12pm EST. After a year of tragedy and triumph, he​ reminds us, “We will feel joy again soon,” as he reflects on the past year while looking forward to the one ahead. 

VIDEO: Billy Porter Defines What Beauty Means to Him on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Sarah Leiber - Oct 28, 2020

James Corden asks Billy Porter to take part in Late Late Show and Tell, and Billy shares an ashtray his mother made before she lost use of her hands. After, Reggie Watts asks Billy for his definition of beauty.

Billy Porter & Aaron Sorkin Guest on THE LATE LATE SHOW Next Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 23, 2020

Billy Porter and Aaron Sorkin will appear on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' next week! See the full list of guests below.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks About The Power of a Star Entrance on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Sarah Leiber - Oct 21, 2020

Billy Porter talks about the protocols the cast and crew of Pose are taking in order to resume filming during the coronavirus pandemic, shares what it's like to work with Beyonce's stylist and reveals how losing the lead role in a middle school production of Oliver Twist helped him discover the power of a star entrance.

Billy Porter Hosted The ACLU's Bill of Rights Gala
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 5, 2020

Billy Porter hosted this Sunday's ALCU Bill of Rights Gala, which consisted of an hour-long program celebrating the work of the ACLU. The event also served as a call to vote.

VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'For What It's Worth' at the Democratic National Convention
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2020

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

VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'Finally Ready' for NYC Pride 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

Billy Porter performed a live virtual rendition of a?oeFinally Readya?? for the NYC Pride 2020 TV special. 

Billy Porter Announces #BillyPorterFashionChallenge on Instagram
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

Billy Porter took to Instagram to issue a fashion challenge to his followers with the instructions: Be creative!


Radiant Baby has had 4 productions including Waterford, CT (Regional) which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003 and New York which opened in 2006.
Radiant Baby has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Riccardo Hernandez and Batwin, Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Fatima Robinson, Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Howell Binkley, and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for New York Shakespeare Festival.
Radiant Baby has won several awards, including Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Riccardo Hernandez and Batwin, Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Fatima Robinson, Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Howell Binkley, and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for New York Shakespeare Festival.



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