André De Shields

Choreographer, Performer, Director, Writer

Male

Born: January 12, 1946
Baltimore, Maryland

 

Official

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - Impressionism Impressionism
Mar. 24, 2009 - May 10, 2009
Chiambuane Performer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Prymate Prymate
May 5, 2004 - May 8, 2004
Graham Performer
(Original)
 
    "Graham's Boogie" Choreography
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Full Monty The Full Monty
Oct. 26, 2000 - Sep. 1, 2002
Noah "Horse" T. Simmons Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Play On! Play On!
Mar. 20, 1997 - May 11, 1997
Jester Performer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Ain't Misbehavin' Ain't Misbehavin'
Aug. 15, 1988 - Jan. 15, 1989
Performer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Stardust Stardust
Feb. 19, 1987 - May 17, 1987
Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - André De Shields' Haarlem Nocturne André De Shields' Haarlem Nocturne
Nov. 18, 1984 - Dec. 30, 1984
Featured Songs ("Jungle Hip Hop," "Symphony Rap," "BYOB," "Now is the Time")
(Original)
 
    Featured Songs with Lyrics ("Jungle Hip Hop," "Symphony Rap," "BYOB," "Now is the Time")
(Original)
 
    Conception
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
    Performer
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ain't Misbehavin' Ain't Misbehavin'
May 9, 1978 - Feb. 21, 1982
Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Apr. 14, 1975 - Jun. 22, 1975
Associate Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Wiz The Wiz
Jan. 5, 1975 - Jan. 28, 1979
The Wiz Performer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Bette Midler Bette Midler
Dec. 3, 1973 - Dec. 23, 1973
Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Warp Warp
Feb. 14, 1973 - Feb. 18, 1973
Desi Arnez Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It
Did not open - Dec. 1, 1973
Performer
(Original)
 
 

Inside the Playbill (4)

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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Prymate Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical The Full Monty Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Play On! Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Ain't Misbehavin' Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical The Full Monty Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2001 Featured Actor in a Musical The Full Monty Nominee
1997 Featured Actor in a Musical Play On! Nominee
 
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