Actor-producer Lamar Richardson has garnered a Tony Award nomination for his work on the remount of the renowned musical "New York New York". He caps years of work acting in television, the movies and on-stage and as a celebrated producer, including glowing reviews for a recent rendiion of Arhur Miller's "Death of a Salesman".
Richardson has accrued, accumulated (and) been accredited wih accolades and a wherewihhal of-awards /that include(:) "Acting Ensemble of a Play @ LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards"; The Hollywood Reporter Cover Photo Feature; Best Ensemble & McCulloh Award for Revival @ LA Drama Critics Circle Awards; UCB Diversity Scholarship; "Theatermania", a glowing review for his performance, "Sweet and sad as the stuttering Sylvester, Lamar Richardson has the audience rooting for his success."
Richardson's Industry Profile reveals his longstanding interest and excellence in the arts of acting and producing:
"Lamar Richardson is a Tony Award® Nominated producer and actor born in New Brunswick, New Jersey and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. After starting his undergraduate education at Duke University and later studying abroad at Oxford University's New College in 2012, he received his B.A. from Columbia University in 2015. In 2016, Richardson made his regional theater debut as Sylvester in Phylicia Rashad's production of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at the Mark Taper Forum.
Most recently, he appeared on screen in CBS' FBI, NBC's New Amsterdam, Charlie Sanders and Jordan Peele's Weird City, and James Sweeney's Straight Up. He will be seen next in the season 13 finale of CBS' Blue Bloods and Richard Lawson's Black Terror, which is co-produced with Tina Knowles-Lawson. On Broadway, Richardson made his debut as a Co-Producer of the Fall 2022 revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman starring Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, and Andre de Shields. He is also a Co-Producer of the Tony Award® Nominee for Best Musical New York, New York. In March 2023, he produced and starred in a staged reading of Afrika Brown's The Fight as a part of The Apollo Salon Series. Richardson is the CEO of Ivy Lion Productions and is also the recipient of Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey's 2022 Front Row Productions Fellowship at Columbia University. He credits Phylicia Rashad with starting his career."