Resume/Press/Reviews

Dedrick Weathersby

 

Height: 6’0”

Vocal Range: Baritone, Tenor

Models Inc Talent Agency (West Coast)

Helen Wells Agency (Mid-West)

Music: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0IoMm9QhkDpk0Z7aXknKOT

Other Site: https://www.broadwayworld.com/people/Dedrick-Weathersby/

                                                       

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"If Loving Theater IS Wrong I Don't Want To Be Right"

                                                           

                                                 Dedrick Weathersby

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Theater/Entertainment

Brown VS Board of Education           Attorney Robert Carter               Rhythmix Cultural Arts/ Dr. Cindy Ackers

Remembering James                              James Brown                               Super Bad Theater Company

Remembering James                              James Brown                                        Boxcar Theatre 

The SpeakEasy                                           Roland                                              Boxcar Theatre         

In The Heights                                              BENNY                                     CustomMade Theatre 

Dreamgirls                                  Jimmy "James Thunder" Early                   The Carnegie Theater (KY)

Driven                                                           Quelie                                         Theatre Rhinoceros 

The Fantasticks                                           El Gallo                           Shelton Theater/Lanmark Theater

Ragtime                                              Coalhouse Walker Jr.                Stanford University/ Blackstage

In The Heights                                               Benny                                   West Valley Light Opera

The Mountaintop                                Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.                   The Campbell Theatre

Ragtime                                                Coalhouse Walker Jr.                        Woodside Theatre

Legends in Concert                                 James Brown                   Harrah's Casino (Vegas/Atlantic City

Ragtime                                                Coalhouse Walker Jr.                         Stage 1 Theatre

RENT                                                Angel Dumott Schunard                       Sunnyvale Players

Dreamgirls                                   Jimmy "James Thunder" Early                     Stage 1 Theatre

Hairspray                                               Seaweed J. Stubbs                   Southbay Musical Theatre

Bridges                                                 Louis/Choir Director                          Berkeley Playhouse

Motown (Tour)                                      Swing/Contours Lead               San Francisco Orpheum Theater  

Dreamgirls                                     Jimmy “James Thunder” Early              Broadway By The Bay

Cinderella                                                 Prince Charming       African American Shakespeare Company

The Music Man                                             Oliver Hix                                 Berkeley Playhouse

King Lear                                                  Duke of Albany                   Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park

Bridges                                                       Rev. Henderson                         Berkeley Playhouse    

Dreamgirls                             Swing/Jimmy "James Thunder' Early u/s             US National Tour             

A Cry for Help                                       Martin Luther King Jr                                  Tyler TX                 

It Could have been Me                                      Chris                                              Tyler TX                

Sweet Charity                                                Big Daddy                           Houston Center of the Arts           

Three Little Pigs                                          Big Bad Wolf                TX, LA, MS, GA, FL, NY (Tour Circuit)

Tarzan                                                                Terk                        Artisan Center Theater (Regional Tour)

 You're A Good Man Charlie Brown               Schroeder                                 Lon Morris Theatre

 Everyman                                                       Everyman                                Lon Morris Theatre

 Seussical                                                The Cat In The Hat                          Houston Theater

 Noises Off                                                   Lloyd Dallas                             Houston Opera Theatre 

Willy Wonka                                      Willy Wonka/Candy Man        Dallas Children’s Theatre (4 Month Run)

Annie Get Your Gun                                 Chief Sitting Bull                      Longview High School Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat     Simeon                             Longview High School Theatre

Lil Abner                                                Earthquake Mcgoon                   Longview High School Theatre

2010 - present
2010 - present
Training

*Dancing: Kim Fugler, Troy Brown
*Voice, Singing, Diction: Jack Brooks, Jimmy Williams, H. Russ Brown
*Acting/Directing: H. Russ Brown, Dr. Randy Phillips

*Movement: H. Russ Brown, Dr. Randy Phillips
*Tech and Design: Herman Newhouse, Vincent Steward

Honors and Awards

* 2021 Broadway World Awards Winner for Best Lead Actor & Best Musical

* 2020 Broadway World Awards Winner for Best Solo Performance

* 2019 Broadway World Awards Winner for Best Principal Actor in a Musical

*Broadway World 2013 and 2014 nomination for "Person to Watch"/ "Best Actor in a Musical"

* Broadway World Awards 2017 and 2018 nomination for "Best lead actor in a musical", "Best Lead actor in a play",     

 "Best solo performance"

*2016 Best Independent Book Winner

*2016 Kindle Book Awards

* 2014, 2015 and 2016 Theater Bay Area nomination for Best Male Principal/supporting Actor in a Musical           

* Martin Luther King Jr. 1st place Monologue  
* Young Actor of the Year Award- NAACP AWARD
* Political and Inspirational Ursula Award for short film

* Spiritual Ursula Award Winner for Feature Play Film

* 02/26/15 Marked Dedrick "Hollywood" Weathersby Day in Hallsville TX

Special Skills:

*Dancing- Pop, Tap dance, Jazz, Ballet, Ball Room, Tango

*Music- Performance Unique Voice with range variations
*Speaking- Inspirational Speaker; teach theater performance workshops for young adults.

Reviews:

https://www.broadwayworld.com/cincinnati/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES-THE-LIFE-AND-MUSIC-OF-JAMES-BROWN-Makes-Tour-Stop-at-The-Aronoff-Center-for-the-Arts-20211015

https://www.broadwayworld.com/cincinnati/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES-THE-LIFE-AND-MUSIC-OF-JAMES-BROWN-is-Coming-to-the-Aronoff-Center-Starring-Dedrick-Weathersby-20210929

https://theatreeddys.com/2019/03/the-speakeasy-age-of-scofflaws.html

https://www.broadwayworld.com/sacramento/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES--The-Life-And-Music-Of-James-Brown-Returns-To-Sacramento-20210915

https://www.timesheraldonline.com/2019/06/18/june-20-arts-and-entertainment-dedrick-feelin-good-about-james-brown/

https://www.dailyrepublic.com/all-dr-news/solano-news/solano-county-entertainment/vallejo-resident-brings-the-godfather-of-soul-to-vino-godfathers/

https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/Boxcar-Introduces-SUNDAY-SOLO-SERIES-In-January-20181205

http://www.vmediabackstage.com/single-post/2018/11/13/CUSTOM-MADE-THEATRE-CONTINUES-THEIR-STELLAR-20TH-SEASON-WITH-LIN-MANUEL-MIRANDA%E2%80%99S-HIT-MUSICAL-%E2%80%98IN-THE-HEIGHTS%E2%80%99

http://www.dailycal.org/2018/11/16/in-the-heights-san-francisco/

https://www.theatrius.com/2018/11/12/in-the-heights-elevates-immigrant-spirit-at-custom-made-s-f/

https://www.citybeat.com/arts-culture/theater/article/21017839/review-dreamgirls-at-the-carnegie-in-covington-features-fine-acting-and-singing

http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/dreamgirls-serves-up-outstanding-voices/Content?oid=2880641

 

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_26370173/dreamgirls-dances-into-fox

 

http://www.sanbenitocountytoday.com/lifestyles/columnists/camille_bounds/dreamgirls-electrifies/article_4ad68c81-fac2-530e-9863-554c3e62d48d.html

 

http://www.sfbatcc.org/9.html

 

http://www.tricityvoice.com/articlefiledisplay.php?issue=2015-09-29&file=Dreamgirls+693TSP+++TCV.txt

 

http://sfbayview.com/2013/12/african-american-shakespeare-companys-cinderella-through-dec-22-at-aaacc-in-san-francisco/

 

http://archives.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sassy-spirited-cinderella/Content?oid=2646839

http://www.tricityvoice.com/articlefiledisplay.php?issue=2016-07-12&file=Ragtime+805TSP+++TCV.txt

https://bayareaplays.com/2016/04/27/review-rent-at-sunnyvale-community-players-is-faithful-effective/

http://www.tricityvoice.com/articlefiledisplay.php?issue=2016-07-12&file=Ragtime+805TSP+++TCV.txt

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/18/woodside-community-theatre-performs-ragtime

http://forallevents.info/reviews/the-tba-nominatees-for-2016/

http://jamiejobbbackstagepass.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-motel-room-and-mountaintop.html

 

Articles:

https://www.broadwayworld.com/new-orleans/article/Winners-Announced-For-The-BroadwayWorld-2021-REGION-Awards-2001010142

https://www.kpbs.org/news/2021/12/21/theatre-corner-dedrick-weathersby-tisha-campbell

http://bayareaplays.com/2015/09/26/dedrick-the-entertainer-lands-dream-role-in-stage-1s-dreamgirls/

http://www.jeffgee.org/october-2014-news.html

http://www.nkytribune.com/2018/07/dreamgirls-coming-to-carnegie-kicking-off-the-season-with-motown-and-plenty-of-drama/

http://tilsplatform.com/event/dreamgirls/

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.theatrebayarea.org/resource/resmgr/Awards/TBA14_Finalists.pdf

https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.theatrebayarea.org/resource/resmgr/awards/Finalist_Roster_Oct_20.pdf

https://www.broadwayworld.com/sacramento/article/Dedrick-Weathersby-Pays-Homage-To-The-Godfather-Of-Soul-With-REMEMBERING-JAMES-20190903

https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES--THE-LIFE-AND-MUSIC-OF-JAMES-BROWN-Continues-Tour-Stop-In-Los-Angeles-20191009

 

https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES-Makes-National-Tour-Stop-In-East-Palo-Alto-20190823

https://www.broadwayworld.com/dallas/article/Longview-Native-Brings-The-Life-And-Music-Of-James-Brown-To-Hometown-Part-Of-His-National-Tour-20190712

https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES-The-Musical-is-Back-by-Popular-Demand-In-East-Palo-Alto-20191122

https://www.broadwayworld.com/cincinnati/article/REMEMBERING-JAMES-The-Musical-Starts-2020-National-Tour-At-The-Carnegie-Theatre-20200121

Interviews:

https://www.cbs19.tv/article/news/local/theater-production-to-hometown/501-ab7c2872-a64b-4107-b1fb-bb287228ac6f

https://www.kltv.com/2021/03/05/webxtra-stage-actor-author-returns-longview-encourage-students/

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2469159517419/dedrick-weathersby-tisha-campbell