VOICES: Norm Lewis
About VOICES: Norm Lewis
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, receiving the AUDELCO Award for his performance. In May of 2014, he made history as "The Phantom of the Opera’s" first African American Phantom on Broadway.
He has been seen on PBS in the Live From Lincoln Center productions of "Show Boat" 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 "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Bull," "Chicago Med," "Gotham," "The Blacklist," and "Blue Bloods," as well as his recurring role as Senator Edison Davis on the hit drama "Scandal."
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."