Tony Award, Drama Desk, and Drama League nominated and OBIE, Lucille Lortel, GLAAD Award winning actor Colman Domingo currently stars in The Scottsboro Boys at the Young Vic in London (What’s On Stage nominee for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical). He co-stars in many feature films such as Lee Daniels’The Butler directed by Lee Daniels alongside an all star cast that includes Forrest Whittaker, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Lenny Kravitz, Minka Kelly, James Marsden, Liev Schrieber and Cuba Gooding Jr, All is Bright opposite Paul Giamatti, Paul Rudd and Sally Hawkins, directed by Phil Morrison, Hairbrained opposite Brendan Frasier and Alex Wolf, and the Sundance indie favorite feature Newlyweeds directed by Shaka King. Colman Domingo is proud to have opened the Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award nominated film Lincoln opposite Daniel Day Lewis as Private Harold Green, directed by Steven Spielberg and was honored to ride the dolly for the signature shot starring as Blessing Rowe in the critically polarizing Red Hook Summer directed by Spike Lee.
Colman starred in his new play “Wild with Happy” that inaugurated the 2012-2013 season at the esteemed Public Theater in New York City and had its West Coast debut at Theatreworks. Colman followed in the footsteps of Zakes Mokae, James Earl Jones and Danny Glover and starred as Zachariah in the New York revival of Blood Knot written and directed by Athol Fugard as the inaugral production of the Signature Theater Center Off Broadway in February 2012. Colman Domingo is a Tony Award nominee for Best Actor in a Featured role in a musical for The Scottsboro Boys. Mr. Domingo was recently honored by OUT magazine as part of their yearly honors for 100 people who made a difference in the LGBT community and Theater Bay Area’s 35 year anniversary honoring 35 individuals who have been instrumental to shaping what Theatre Bay Area is today. Mr. Domingo well known for his star turns as Mr. Franklin and a German performance artist, Mr. Venus of Berlin, in the Tony and Drama Desk Award winning groundbreaking musical Passing Strange directed by Annie Dorsen on Broadway and documented on film by Spike Lee.