STARS ON STAGE FROM WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE: Brandon Victor Dixon
Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand with KPBS Passport!
Brandon Victor Dixon has electrified television audiences with his performances in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Rent: Live" and also starred in numerous Broadway shows including "Hamilton," "The Color Purple" and "Motown: The Musical."
In this rousing new concert special, the Tony, Emmy and Grammy nominee brings his stunning vocals and signature artistry to a celebration of Broadway, classic pop and soul. Featured are songs made famous by several of Dixon’s personal favorites including Marvin Gaye (“Mercy Mercy Me”), Donny Hathaway (“A Song for You”) and Stevie Wonder (“Heaven Help Us All”).
Other highlights include a soaring rendition of Stephen Sondheim’s “Being Alive” and Dixon’s original song, “Maybe.” Featuring guest vocalists Crystal Monee Hall, Kristina Nicole Miller and Anastasia Talley. Directed by Annette Jolles with Michael O. Mitchell as music director.
Watch On Your Schedule:
Episodes are available on demand for a limited time after broadcast. Extend your viewing window with KPBS Passport, a benefit for members supporting KPBS at $60 or more yearly, using your computer, smartphone, tablet, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire or Chromecast. Learn how to activate your benefit now.
About The Series:
Celebrate three of Broadway’s biggest stars in these new concert specials, featuring Tony and Olivier Award–winner Gavin Creel (premieres Fri., Jan 7 at 9 p.m on KPBS 2); chart-topping Billboard artist Shoshana Bean (premieres Fri., Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2); and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-–nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (premieres Fri., Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2).
Andrew Carl Wilk is the series creator. Executive producers are Andrew Carl Wilk, Annette Jolles and Donald H. Thoms. Executive in Charge for PBS is Zara Frankel. “Gavin Creel” is directed by Andrew Carl Wilk, with Mary-Mitchell Campbell as Music Director. “Shoshana Bean” is directed by Annette Jolles with David Cook as music director. “Brandon Victor Dixon” is directed by Annette Jolles with Michael O. Mitchell as music director. Set Design by Travis George. Lighting Design by Alan Adelman.