SEPTEMBER 8th 8:00 PM
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Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. On Broadway, Ben Vereen has appeared in “Wicked,“ “Fosse,” “I’m Not Rappaport,” “Hair,“ “Jesus Christ Superstar,“ “Pippin,” “Grind,” “Jelly’s Last Jam” and “A Christmas Carol.” His role in “Pippin” garnered him both the prestigious Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for “Best Actor in a Musical.” For over 40 years, Ben has showcased his versatility and creativity, performing around the world. He was the first simultaneous winner of the “Entertainer of the Year,” “Rising Star,” and “Song and Dance Star” awards from the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA). He also earned a coveted spot in the Casino Legends Hall of Fame.
Ben Vereen will be performing his one-man show “Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen,” featuring the music of Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra, and the best of Broadway.
While performing worldwide, Ben’s acting credits continue to give us memorable roles that stand the test of time such as the unforgettable Chicken George in “Roots” and Louis Armstrong in “Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style.” Ben’s television guest appearances include “How I Met Your Mother,“ “Grey’s Anatomy (for which he won the Prism Award), “House of Payne,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” “OZ,” “Touched By An Angel,” “Second Noah,” “New York Undercover,” “The Nanny,” “Star Trek - The Next Generation,” “The Jamie Fox Show,” “The Promised Land,” and “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” Ben has also had recurring roles on “Silk Stalkings,” “Webster,” and “J.J. Starbuck and Booker.”
On January 30, 2012, Ben was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. This coming July, he will appear at the new venue, 54 Below, for two weeks, followed by the Broadway debut of his one man show. The Museum of Dance will honor Ben with a lifetime achievement award in August 2012.