Perennial song-and-dance man Andre De Shields, who got his first big break with the title role in the original production of The Wiz, was born today. He went on to star in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Stardust, Play On!, The Full Monty, and most recently has regularly appeared in Classical Theatre of Harlem productions in New York City. | NewMusicalsInc /* Mobile Menu Retract ---------------------------------*/

Perennial song-and-dance man Andre De Shields, who got his first big break with the title role in the original production of The Wiz, was born today. He went on to star in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Stardust, Play On!, The Full Monty, and most recently has regularly appeared in Classical Theatre of Harlem productions in New York City.