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W. Ellis Porter

Performer
( b. Sep 21, 1969 ) Male
Also known as: Billy Porter


Productions Date of Productions
Kinky Boots
[Musical, Original]
  • Starring: Billy Porter [Lola]
Apr 04, 2013 - Present
Smokey Joe's Cafe
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Billy Porter
    • Performer - Replacement
Mar 02, 1995 - Jan 16, 2000
Grease
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Billy Porter [Teen Angel]
May 11, 1994 - Jan 25, 1998
Five Guys Named Moe
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Understudy: W. Ellis Porter [Four-Eyed Moe, No Moe, Little Moe]
Apr 08, 1992 - May 02, 1993
Miss Saigon
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: W. Ellis Porter [Marine, Ensemble]
  • Performer: Billy Porter
    • John - Replacement (May 17, 1999 - ?)
Apr 11, 1991 - Jan 28, 2001
Special Events Date of Special Events
Hair
[Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival]
  • Starring: Billy Porter [Performer]
Sep 20, 2004 - Sep 20, 2004
Dreamgirls
[Special, Benefit, Concert, Revival]
  • Also Starring: Billy Porter [James Thunder Early]
Sep 24, 2001 - Sep 24, 2001
2013 Tony Award® Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
winnerKinky Boots [winner]
Starring: Billy Porter
2013 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical
winnerKinky Boots [winner]
Starring: Billy Porter
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