Colman Domingo

People’s Light: Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Olivier Award nominee Colman Domingo is so proud to be back after the wonderful run of Barrymore Award-winning Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole, which he co-authored. His directorial work includes: television episodes of Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), A Guide for the Homesick (Huntington Theater), Barbecue (NAACP Award nominee, Geffen Playhouse), Seven Guitars (Actors Theatre of Louisville), and A Band of Angels (Off-Broadway Alliance Award, New York City Children’s Theater) among others. Mr. Domingo is a Lucille Lortel, GLAAD and Obie Award-winning playwright whose plays and musicals include the Tony Award-nominated Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Lights Out: Nat “King” Cole, Wild with Happy (Dramatist Play Service), A Boy and His Soul (Oberon Books), and the yet to be produced The Brother(s) (A.C.T. Commission) and Tangerine Musical (Scott Rudin Productions commission). As an actor, Colman has starred in the Academy Award winning If Beale Street Could Talk, Lincoln, Selma, The Butler and stars in the upcoming adaptation of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom alongside Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman, directed by George C. Wolfe. His heart is always in the theater and at home with People’s Light.