Playbill's online concert includes Donna Reed Foundation Scholar.
The full cast lineup of Upon These Shoulders has been announced and includes Brandon Victor Dixon, 1999 Donna Reed scholarship finalist in musical theater.
Using performances, interviews, and video messages from Broadway stars and arts workers, the show will spotlight the history of Black artists’ creativity, magnify the work of today’s Black artists, and shed a light on the future of American theatre along with those who are going to lead the way. The concert will also highlight the work of the Black Theatre Coalition, emphasizing its leadership as the community moves the needle towards equity.
Dixon is known for singing the role of Judas in NBC’s Emmy-winning Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert and his role of Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton.