Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

André De Shields, who has enthralled audiences with his award-winning portrayal of Hermes in Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning Best New Musical, will play his final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) on Sunday, May 29. Casting for the role of Hermes will be announced at a future date. In a career spanning more than half a century, André De Shields has … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

André De Shields. Photo by Lia Chang

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

André De Shields, who has enthralled audiences with his award-winning portrayal of Hermes in Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning Best New Musical, will play his final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) on Sunday, May 29. Casting for the role of Hermes will be announced at a future date. For his portrayal of the messenger of the gods, De Shields won the … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields, Director Carl Cofield and Sound Designer David R. Molina Win 2022 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of King Lear starring Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) and helmed by Carl Cofield, won 3 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards last night including Outstanding Leading Performer in a Drama for De Shields, Outstanding Director of a Drama for Cofield; and Outstanding Sound Design in a Play for … Continue reading St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields, Director Carl Cofield and Sound Designer David R. Molina Win 2022 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Stars André De Shields and Allen Gilmore Nominated for St. Louis Theater Circle Awards; 9 Nods include Outstanding Production, Director, Ensemble, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Costume Design, and Set Design

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of King Lear starring Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) and helmed by Carl Cofield, has garnered 9 St. Louis Theater Circle Award nominations. The categories include Outstanding Leading Performer in a Drama — Male or Non-Binary Role for André De Shields, Outstanding Supporting Performer in a Drama — Male … Continue reading St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Stars André De Shields and Allen Gilmore Nominated for St. Louis Theater Circle Awards; 9 Nods include Outstanding Production, Director, Ensemble, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Costume Design, and Set Design

Photos/Video: Opening Night at Feinstein’s/54 Below of André De Shields’ “Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx”; Live Performances Continue through Aug. 7, with an additional Live Stream on Aug. 7

Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields opened his theatrical concert, Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx, at Feinstein’s/54 Below on August 3, with performances through August 7.  The stylish theatrical concert showcases the wit, elegance, and charm that the master entertainer has become known for. De Shields was joined by vocalists Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield, and Freida Williams, … Continue reading Photos/Video: Opening Night at Feinstein’s/54 Below of André De Shields’ “Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx”; Live Performances Continue through Aug. 7, with an additional Live Stream on Aug. 7

André De Shields in Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx with Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield and Freida Williams, Aug. 3-7 at Feinstein’s/54 Below or Via Live Stream on Aug. 7

Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, is presenting André De Shields in  Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx, August 3-7 at 7:00 p.m. De Shields is making his highly anticipated Feinstein’s/54 Below solo debut with  Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx., a stylish new show that showcases the … Continue reading André De Shields in Black By Popular Demand: A Musical Meditation On How Not To Be Eaten By The Sphinx with Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield and Freida Williams, Aug. 3-7 at Feinstein’s/54 Below or Via Live Stream on Aug. 7

Aug. 7: André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND to Stream Live From Feinstein’s/54 Below with Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield, Freida Williams, Sean Mayes and Rudy Bird

Aug. 7: André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND to Stream Live From Feinstein’s/54 Below with Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield, Freida Williams, Sean Mayes and Rudy Bird https://wp.me/p8ilTC-amN Continue reading Aug. 7: André De Shields: BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND to Stream Live From Feinstein’s/54 Below with Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield, Freida Williams, Sean Mayes and Rudy Bird

Jul. 28-Aug. 1: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Starring André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Available On Demand

For the first time in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival history, the Company is bringing Shakespeare in the Park to audiences beyond the Glen. For a limited time, the 2021 Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear starring Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) and helmed by Carl Cofield, will be available online. The … Continue reading Jul. 28-Aug. 1: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Starring André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Available On Demand

Aug. 3-7: Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields in BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND with Featured Vocalists Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield and Freida Williams at Feinstein’s/54 Below

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents André De Shields IN BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, August 3-7. De Shields is making his highly anticipated Feinstein’s/54 Below solo debut with BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, a stylish new show that showcases the wit, elegance, and charm that the master entertainer has become known for.  De Shields shared, “I am an Artist. Artists possess creative muscle that grows both stronger … Continue reading Aug. 3-7: Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields in BLACK BY POPULAR DEMAND with Featured Vocalists Kimberly Marable, Lori Tishfield and Freida Williams at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Aug. 3-7: Tony, Emmy and Grammy Winning Star André De Shields to Make Feinstein’s/54 Below Solo Debut

Tony, Emmy and Grammy winning star André De Shields will make his highly anticipated Feinstein’s/54 Below solo debut with a stylish new show that showcases the wit, elegance, and charm that the master entertainer has become known for. A showstopper at the age of 75, De Shields was the triple-crown winner of the 2019 award season, garnering Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards for his … Continue reading Aug. 3-7: Tony, Emmy and Grammy Winning Star André De Shields to Make Feinstein’s/54 Below Solo Debut