Michael Benjamin Washington
NOVEMBER 1ST at 2PM
Michael Benjamin Washington recently completed filming the screen adaptation of the Tony Award winningThe Boys in the Band directed by Joe Mantello for Netflix. Broadway: The Boys in the Band; Jacob, the maid, in the 2005 Tony winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles directed by Jerry Zaks and the original company of Mamma Mia! Off Broadway: Ted in Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night at Second Stage. La Jolla Playhouse: Tinman in Des MacAnuff’s reimagining ofThe Wiz and Memphis. He won San Diego’s Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Play and Outstanding New Play for his ensemble political drama Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin staged at La Jolla and Kansas City Rep. Television: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt;” “30 Rock;” “Glee;” “Law and Order” among others. BFA-Drama and minor in Journalism from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.