Broadway star set to visit UCM

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Broadway star Tituss Burgess is scheduled to present a musical theater workshop this weekend at the University of Central Missouri’s Hart Recital Hall, according to a news release from the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance.
Burgess will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer session at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The presentation is free and open to the public. He is also scheduled to lead a master class and workshops for students during his weekend visit.
Burgess’ residency is funded by the Meridith Harmon Sauer Guest Artist Series.
Burgess originated the role of “Sebastian the Crab” in the musical “The Little Mermaid” in 2007 and went on to play Nicely-Nicely Johnson in the revival of “Guys and Dolls” in 2009. His Broadway and Regional credits include “The Jersey Boys,” “Good Vibrations,” “The Wiz” and “Abelard and Heloise.”
For more information, contact the Department of Theatre and Dance at 660-543-4020.