He acted in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Showboat," at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, England with George Grizzard, Carole Shelley, Teri Hansen, Hugh Panaro, Gretha Boston, and Terry Burrell in the cast. Harold Prince was director. Susan Stroman was choreographer.
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Nominated for a Tony Award (in this case for Supporting or Featured Actor in a Musical) for his performance as Joe in the 1994 Broadway revival of "Show Boat". He is the first actor to ever be nominated for his performance in this role (Tony Awards did not exist when 'Jules Bledsoe', Paul Robeson
and Kenneth Spencer
performed this role in their respective productions in 1927, 1932 and 1946, and ...