Colman Domingo

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COLMAN DOMINGO (Playwright, Performer) OBIE Award-winning Colman Domingo is fresh from his performances in the title role in the New York City Center Encore Summer Stars production of THE WIZ. He starred in the Tony and Drama Desk Award winning musical odyssey PASSING STRANGE on Broadway and subsequently in the Spike Lee directed film (Sundance Selects). He was in the acting company of WELL on Broadway. Colman recently won the prestigious Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a play for his work in the world-premiere of Athol Fugard’s COMING HOME at the Tony Award-winning Long Wharf Theatre. He was a recent company member for the Sundance Theatre Lab where he starred in Taylor Mac’s THE LILY’S REVENGE. Mr. Domingo has starred Off-Broadway and regionally with theaters such as New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, M.C.C., Berkeley Rep, Huntington, The Guthrie, Long Wharf, A.C.T., Hartford Stage, San Jose Rep, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Sundance Theatre Lab, Indian Rep, Geva, and California Shakespeare Theater. Colman stars on the Rosie O’Donnell produced LOGO/MTV Networks series “The Big Gay Sketch Show” where he plays characters as diverse as Oprah, Morgan Freeman, RuPaul, Tyra Banks, Nick Cannon and Maya Angelou. Colman was the host of LOGO’s first ever “New, Now, Next Awards” show. His television credits also include co-starring on multiple episodes of the “Law & Order” franchise and he recurred on “Nash Bridges.” He has starred in the film King of the Bingo Game, the first ever screen adaptation of a Ralph Ellison story for PBS. Colman has had supporting roles in films such as Freedomland (dir. Joe Roth), True Crime (dir. Clint Eastwood) and Miracle at St. Anna (dir. Spike Lee) among many others. As a director, he staged the critically acclaimed Off- Broadway productions of EXIT CUCKOO (The Working Theater) and SINGLE BLACK FEMALE (New Professional Theater). He recently directed a workshop of the new play SMOKE for the Roundabout Theater and collaborated with Billboard Top Ten artist Ari Gold for the Dixon Place Hot Festival. He has also directed for Berkeley Rep, The Magic Theatre and Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Colman has received residencies and/or commissions from New York Theatre Workshop, The Wallace Foundation, San Francisco Cash Fund, New Professional Theatre and the March of Dimes. He is on faculty of The National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. He is the recipient of five Dean Goodmans, a Bay Area Theater Critics Circle and a Drama-Logue Award. For more information, visit www.colmandomingo.com.
 
Credits

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Wild With Happy Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 10/23/2012 Gil
2 The Blood Knot Pershing Square Signature Center-The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/16/2012 Zachariah
3 The Scottsboro Boys Vineyard Theatre 03/10/2010 Mr. Bones / Sheriff Bones / Lawyer Bones / Guard Bones / Attorney General / Clerk
4 A Boy and His Soul Vineyard Theatre 09/24/2009 N/A
5 Passing Strange Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 05/14/2007 Mr. Franklin / Joop / Mr. Venus
6 Bright Ideas East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 11/12/2003 Ross/Steward/Mr. Angus/Bix
7 Henry V Delacorte Theater 07/15/2003 Duke of Bourbon
8 Henry V Delacorte Theater 07/15/2003 Canterbury/ French King/ French Constable (Understudy)

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Dot Vineyard Theatre 02/21/2016 Playwright
2 Wild With Happy Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 10/23/2012 Playwright
3 A Boy and His Soul Vineyard Theatre 09/24/2009 Playwright

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 single BLACK female The Duke on 42nd Street 06/10/2008 Director
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2010 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance A Boy and His Soul Actor
2 WON 2010 ITBA Patrick Lee Award, Outstanding Solo Show A Boy and His Soul Actor
3 WON 2010 ITBA Patrick Lee Award, Outstanding Solo Show A Boy and His Soul Playwright
4 WON 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Solo Show A Boy and His Soul Actor
5 WON 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Solo Show A Boy and His Soul Playwright
6 NOMINATED 2010 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Solo Performance A Boy and His Soul Actor
7 WON 2010 GLAAD Media Award, Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off- Broadway A Boy and His Soul Actor
8 WON 2010 GLAAD Media Award, Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off- Broadway A Boy and His Soul Playwright
9 WON 2008 Obie Award, Performance Passing Strange Actor