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Daniel J Watts – Vocalist, Storyteller, Tap Dancer

The Glade

June 24, 2023

7:00 pm

Daniel J. Watts has been nominated for a Tony Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical” for his performance as ‘Ike Turner’ in TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL. He is an accomplished spoken word artist, whose solo-show, The Jam: Only Child was a tremendous success at The Public Theater’s 2020 Under TheRadar Fest. His Jams Series online installments during the pandemic earned him an inaugural Antonyo Award for Best Quarantine Content. Watts has appeared in eight Broadway shows including Tina, Hamilton, In The Heights and Memphis. TV credits include recurring roles on NBC’s Blindspot, and HBO’s Vinyl & The Deuce; The Good Wife (CBS); Blue Bloods (CBS); Odd Mom Out (Bravo); The Night Of (HBO); Boardwalk Empire (HBO); Person of Interest (CBS); Broad City (Comedy Central); & Smash (NBC). Film: Breakup at a Wedding; Among Brothers; & Freedom. He appeared as “Felony” in Tracy Morgan’s new comedy series The Last OG on TBS. An educator, Watts has also served as an adjunct professor of NYU’s Tisch New Studio. He teaches his own course on how to truly engage in one’s self in order to contribute meaningful and personal artistic work. BFA Graduate Elon University Music Theatre Program. 2011 Young Alumnus Award Recipient. Most recently, Daniel was featured in a major role debuting in the MCU opposite GAEL Garcia in Marvel’s special WEREWOLF BY NIGHT on Disney+
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