Andre De Shields

André De Shields previously appeared in The Jungle Book (2013) at the Huntington. He has appeared on Broadway in Impressionism, Prymate (Drama Desk Award nomination), The Full Monty (Tony Award nomination), Play On! (Tony Award nomination), Ain't Misbehavin' (Drama Desk Award nomination), and The Wiz. Mr. De Shields' Off Broadway credits include Knock Me a Kiss (New Federal Theatre, Audelco Award for Best Actor) and The Bacchae (The Public Theater). His regional theatre credits include Camino Real, Play On! (Jefferson and Black Theater Alliance Awards), Waiting for Godot (Goodman Theatre), The Gospel According to James (Victory Gardens Theater), and many others. His film and television credits include Extreme Measures, "Law & Order," "Sex and the City," "Lipstick Jungle," "Life on Mars," "Rescue Me," "The Cosby Show," and Ain't Misbehavin' (Emmy Award). Mr. De Shields won a Jefferson Award for Best Director for The Colored Museum and is a recipient of the 2012 Fox Foundation Fellowship/Distinguished Achievement.

(As of June 2013)

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