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david jennings

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DAVID JENNINGS - DAVID recently appeared on Broadway as Armand in the Tony Award-winning musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. He was also the offstage standby for Dule' Hill and Babyface in AFTER MIDNIGHT starring Fantasia, Vanessa Williams, and Patti LaBelle.  His other Broadway shows include HANDS ON A HARDBODY with David Carradine, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS starring Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as the lead in THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES on London's West End.

 

DAVID delivered a powerhouse performance as Curtis Taylor, Jr. opposite Jennifer Holliday in  DREAMGIRLS at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, and received a Grammy nomination for the 30th Anniversary recording of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' featuring Ruben Studdard and Frenchie Davis.  

 

DAVID was honored with an L.A. OVATION AWARD (Best Featured Actor in a Musical)  nomination for his work as Jake in the critically acclaimed West Coast premiere of SIDE SHOW. He also starred as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in RAGTIME as well as Sgt. Eddie Souther opposite Dawnn Lewis in the world premiere of SISTER ACT, which garnered an NAACP Award nomination.

 

DAVID's impressive list of credentials includes John in  MISS SAIGON, Porgy in PORGY & BESS, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, Clopin in the Paris Las Vegas U.S. premiere of  NOTRE DAME De PARIS, and as the replacement for BeBe Winans in the concert tour of THE CIVIL WAR featuring Larry Gatlin. On the small screen DAVID Guest Starred on the CBS police drama BLUE BLOODS starring Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg, opposite Michael Chiklis and Glenn Close in the smash F/X television drama THE SHIELD, Jessica Biel's THE SINNER on USA Network, and in sketch comedy on HBO's LAST WEEK TONIGHT with John Oliver and NBC's  THE TONIGHT SHOW. 

DAVID will return to Broadway in the Fall of 2019 as Richard Bullock in the smash hit from London, TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL.

 

The Seattle Times says DAVID JENNINGS "is a knockout!"  and ABC TV says "David Jennings had the place rocking and has one of the finest voices you will ever hear."

 

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