THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Nominee and Phantom of the Opera Star Norm Lewis Shares His Theatregoing Experiences
By Andrew Gans
Tony nominee Norm Lewis, who is currently starring in the title role of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, will be part of The Black Stars of The Great White Way Broadway Reunion: Live The Dream June 23 at 8 PM in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. In anticipation of the starry evening, the singing actor offered a detailed list of his favorite fellow black actors.
(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor or show's entry in the Playbill Vault.)
Andre De Shields (The Wiz)
Robert Guillaume (The Phantom of the Opera)
Sammy Davis, Jr. (A Man for All Seasons)
Harry Belafonte (Almanac)
Sidney Poitier (A Raisin in the Sun)
Gregory Hines (Jelly's Last Jam)
Brian Stokes Mitchell (Ragtime)
Denzel Washington (Fences)
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