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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Brandon Victor Dixon — Nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Show:
Shuffle Along

Role:
Eubie Blake, a composer of the original production of Shuffle Along

Bio Brief:
Dixon nabbed a Tony nod for his role as Harpo in The Color Purple. He has starred 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.

Tony History:
2006:
Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, The Color Purple

Fun Fact:
While preparing to playing Berry Gordy in Motown, Dixon took on the music legend in tennis at his house. 
 

Other Nominees for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

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