Norman Lewis

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Name: Norman Lewis
Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Event Description:

Norm Lewis was recently seen in the NBC television special, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!,”alongside John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and Alice Cooper.  He recently appeared in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island and as Sweeney Todd in the Off-Broadway production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Barrow Street Theatre.  In May of 2014, he made history as The Phantom of the Opera’s first African-American Phantom on Broadway.

Mr. Lewis received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle award nominations for his performance as Porgy in the Broadway production of The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess. Other Broadway credits include Sondheim on SondheimThe Little MermaidLes MisérablesChicagoAmourThe Wild PartySide ShowMiss Saigon, and The Who’s Tommy. In London’s West End he has appeared as Javert in Les Misérables and Les Misérables: The 25th Anniversary Concert, which aired on PBS.

He has been seen on PBS in the Live From Lincoln Center productions of Showboat with Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis: Who Am I?, and New Year’s Eve: A Gershwin Celebration with Diane Reeves, as well as American Voices with Renée Fleming and the PBS Special First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb.  He can be seen recurring in the VH1 series, Daytime Divas, also alongside Vanessa Williams.  His additional television credits include Chicago MedGothamThe Blacklist, and Blue Bloods, as well as in his recurring role as Senator Edison Davis on the hit drama Scandal.

Off-Broadway Mr. Lewis has performed in Dessa Rose (Drama Desk nomination, AUDELCO Award), Shakespeare in the Park’s The TempestThe Two Gentlemen of Verona (Drama League nomination), Captains Courageous, and A New Brain. His regional credits include Porgy in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (A.R.T.), RagtimeDreamgirls (with Jennifer Holliday), First You DreamSweeney Todd, and The Fantasticks.

On film Mr. Lewis can be seen in the newly released drama, Magnum Opus, and has appeared in Winter’s TaleSex and the City 2Confidences, and Preaching to the Choir.

Norm’s solo debut album “This is The Life” can be found on as well as

The Poole Family Broadway Series at the Adelphi PAC is generously sponsored by Mary Jane and Thomas Poole.

Westermann Stage, Concert Hall
One South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Date/Time Information:
Friday, February 15, 2019
8:00 p.m. 
Contact Information:
For further information and tickets please contact Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at 516.877.4000 or visit
$45/40 Regular
$43/$38 Senior Citizen 60+ (limit 1 per senior)
$40/$35 Adelphi Alumni & Staff (buy up to 4 tickets with your discount)
$35/$30 Students
$15/$10 Adelphi Students
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