Kenneth L. Roberson
Jazz a la Carte, May 12, 2012. Kenneth L. Roberson choreographed the 2004 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Avenue Q. His NYC credits include All Shook Up, Purlie (Encores!), Harlem Song at the legendary Apollo Theater, Freak (John Leguizamo), Jar the Floor, Stupid Kids, The Mineola Twins and Blade to the Heat. Regional credits include Purlie, Once on This Island (director/choreographer), Lady Day at the Emerson Bar and Grill (director/choreographer), Ain't Misbehavin' (director/choreographer), Smokey Joe's Cafe (director/choreographer), and Guys and Dolls. Film work includes Preaching to the Choir, HBO's Lackawanna Blues, Brother to Brother. Awards include two NAACP Awards, Emmy Award nomination, Lucille Lortel Award nomination, Drama Desk Award nomination, NYC Council of the Arts Award and ADELCO Award.
Most recently, Ken tours his own sensational review “Middle Aged Passage Crises”. Through music, dance, and monologues, Roberson uses humor and some hard-earned wisdom to look back at his first half-century of life—from growing up gay in the deep South to living large on Broadway.