Brandon Victor Dixon received a 2016 Tony nomination for his performance as Eubie Blake in Shuffle Along. He also nabbed a Tony nod for his role as Harpo in The Color Purple. Dixon appeared on Broadway as Berry Gordy in Motown: The Musical. His off-Broadway credits include Rent and The Scottsboro Boys. Dixon has appeared regionally as Ray Charles in Ray Charles Live! at the Pasadena Playhouse and as Raymond in Far From Heaven at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. On tour, he originated the role of Simba in The Lion King.
The Stars of Motown: The Musical Share an Unforgettable Opening Night on Broadway
As music legends watched their stories take the stage at Motown: The Musical, Valisia LeKae, Brandon Victor Dixon and the rest of the cast dished about the backstage buzz before their big opening night on Broadway.