Live Chat: Alton Fitzgerald White (THE LION KING)

Alton Fitzgerald White is the only black actor who has played in a lead role in five hit shows on Broadway; John in MISS SAIGON; Ken in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE (he originated the role in London’s West End); Coalhouse Walker Jr. in RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL; Mister in THE COLOR PURPLE; and King Mufasa in THE LION KING. Hear what he has to say about his humble beginnings and what we all can learn from King Mufasa as we navigate this pandemic.


His CD is called DISNEY, MY WAY (available on Spotify), along with his first recording ECSTASIS.

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