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Phillip Boykin

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PHILLIP BOYKIN is a 2012 TONY Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominee for his work in THE GERSHWIN’S PORGY AND BESS. He is a GRAMMY Award Nominee for his role as Tonton Julian in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. He’s the 2012 Winner of a Theatre World Award as well as the International Reviewers of New England Awards and The Distinguished Alumni and The Anchor Award from U. of H., Hartt School. Phillip is a native of Greenville, SC who now resides in NJ. Other performances include; the Broadway Revivals of THE MUSIC MAN, ON THE TOWN and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, the roles of Joe in the National Tour SHOW BOAT and at several Regional theaters including Sacramento Music Theater, The Pirate King/Samuel in PIRATES OF PENZANCE with Master Voices at NY City Center and Barrington Stage, Ken in AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, Crown/Jake in the Opera PORGY AND BESS, Tarquinius in THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, Caiaphas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR GOSPEL, the HARLEM GOSPEL SINGERS, Fred in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ, and Don Alfonso in COSI FAN TUTTI to name a few. Phillip performed as Booker T. Washington in the Anniversary Concert of RAGTIME at Lincoln Center. He also made his Carnegie Hall debut in BROADWAY CLASSICS. Mr. Boykin portrayed the role of Big Hand in the movie FREEDOM starring Cuba Gooding Jr., and Sharon Leal. Recently The Driver in TOP FIVE a movie starring, written, and directed by Chris Rock, Caiaphas in John O’Boyle’s EASTER MYSTERIES and was featured as the cover story of Classical Singer Magazine. He’s a graduate of the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music in CT; he also studied Jazz and Vocal Performance at SC State University, Howard University, and the NC School of the Arts. Phillip has toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Russia, Poland, and North America. Mr. Boykin is the Founder, Director, and Manager of the NYGOSPEL BROTHERS. For more information, please visit www.PhillipBoykin.com

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Currently, HADES in Hadestown on Broadway:





Recent Music Man Revival on Broadway:





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