Brandon Victor Dixon originated the role of Simba in the national tour of The Lion King before making his Broadway debut in The Color Purple, earning a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. In 2013 he originated the role of Berry Gordy, Jr., in Motown: The Musical. His off-Broadway credits include Rent and The Scottsboro Boys.
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.