Gender
Male
Born
Jan 12, 1946
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Director Performer Choreographer Writer Conception Composer Lyricist
Hadestown (Apr 17, 2019 - Present)
  • Starring: André De Shields [Hermes]
MusicalOriginal
Impressionism (Mar 24, 2009 - May 10, 2009)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Chiambuane]
PlayDramaOriginal
Prymate (May 05, 2004 - May 08, 2004)
  • Starring: André De Shields [Graham]
  • "Graham's Boogie" choreographed by André De Shields
PlayDramaSign LanguageOriginal
The Full Monty (Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Noah "Horse" T. Simmons]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Play On! (Mar 20, 1997 - May 11, 1997)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Jester]
MusicalOriginal
Ain't Misbehavin' (Aug 15, 1988 - Jan 15, 1989)
  • Also Starring: André De Shields [Performer]
MusicalRevueRevival
Stardust (Feb 19, 1987 - May 17, 1987)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Performer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
André DeShields' Haarlem Nocturne (Nov 18, 1984 - Dec 30, 1984)
  • Directed by André De Shields
  • Starring: André De Shields [Performer]
  • Book by André De Shields
  • Choreographed by André De Shields
  • Conceived by André De Shields
  • Featuring songs by André De Shields
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by André De Shields
MusicalRevueOriginal
Ain't Misbehavin' (May 09, 1978 - Feb 21, 1982)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Performer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue (Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975)
  • Associate Choreographed by André De Shields
SpecialRevueOriginal
The Wiz (Jan 05, 1975 - Jan 28, 1979)
  • Also Starring: André De Shields [The Wiz]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Bette Midler (Dec 03, 1973 - Dec 23, 1973)
  • Choreographed by André De Shields
SpecialConcertOriginal
Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It (Never Officially Opened - Dec 01, 1973)
  • Performer: André De Shields
MusicalOriginal
Warp (Feb 14, 1973 - Feb 18, 1973)
  • Performer: André De Shields [Desi Arnez]
PlayOriginal
The Wiz (Aug 04, 1992 - Apr 18, 1993)
  • Also Starring: André De Shields [The Wiz]
MusicalComedyRevival
Ain't Misbehavin' (Feb 23, 1979 - May 04, 1980)
  • Performer: André De Shields
    • Performer - Replacement
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Wiz (Jun 15, 1976 - Jul 07, 1979)
  • Also Starring: André De Shields
    • The Wiz - (Jun 15, 1976 - Jan 09, 1977)
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

2019 | Winner  | Hadestown
Starring: André De Shields
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
Performer: André De Shields
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1997 | Nominee  | Play On!
Performer: André De Shields

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2019 | Winner  | Hadestown
Starring: André De Shields
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2008 | Nominee
André De Shields (for "Black Nativity")
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2004 | Nominee  | Prymate
Starring: André De Shields
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
Performer: André De Shields
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1997 | Nominee  | Play On!
Performer: André De Shields
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1978 | Nominee  | Ain't Misbehavin'
Performer: André De Shields

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