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Obba Babatundé Poster

Other Works

  • Member of the original Broadway cast of the 1981 musical "Dreamgirls" portraying 'C.C. White'
  • TV commercial for Budweiser Beer (1980's)
  • In the mid-1980s starred in the off-Broadway production of Langston Hughes' play "Little Ham", directed by actress/director Billie Allen.
  • (2005) Appeared as Billy Flynn in the musical Chicago for five weeks in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
  • TV commercial for Pespi (1988)
  • Music video for Gladys Knight & the Pips "Save The Overtime for Me"
  • TV commercial for Canada Dry Ginger Ale (1984)
  • (1981) He acted in Henry Krieger's musical, "Dreamgirls," at the Broadway Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Cleavant Derricks, Loretta Devine, Ben Harney, Jennifer Holliday, and Sheryl Lee Ralph in the cast. Michael Bennett was director.
  • (November 1982) He acted in Henry Krieger's musical, "Dreamgirls," at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Obba Babatunde, Cleavant Derricks, Loretta Devine, Ben Harney, Jennifer Holliday, and Linda Leilani Brown in the cast. Michael Bennett was director.
  • (February 24 to April 21, 1991) He acted in the musical, "Jelly's Last Jam," in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Keith David in the cast. George C. Wolfe wrote the book. Jelly Roll Morton was composer. Luther Henderson was musical adapter and additional composer. Susan Birkenhead was lyricist. George C. Wolfe was also director. Linda Twine was musical director. James F. Ingalls was lighting designer. Hope Clark was choreographer. George Tsypin was scenic designer. Toni-Leslie James was costume designer. Jon Gottlieb was sound designer.

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