Hinton Battle () | Playbill

Hinton Battle

Performer

Born in West Germany to a U.S. Army officer and his wife, Mr. Battle showed a natural talent for movement from a young age, studying at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet for three years before receiving a scholarship to train at the School of American Ballet under George Balanchine.

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  • Born: Nov 29, 1956 in Neubrücke, West Germany
  • Death: Jan 29, 2024

Roles (9)

Chicago Playbill - February 2024 Chicago
Opened November 14, 1996
  • as Billy Flynn (Replacement)
Miss Saigon Playbill - Opening Night, April 1991 Miss Saigon
Opened April 11, 1991
  • as John (Original)
Miss Saigon Playbill - Opening Night, April 1991
The 39th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 2, 1985 The 39th Annual Tony Awards - 1985
Opened June 02, 1985
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
The Tap Dance Kid Playbill - Dec 1983 The Tap Dance Kid
Opened December 21, 1983
  • as Dipsey (Original)
Dreamgirls Playbill - Sept 1983 Dreamgirls
Opened December 20, 1981
  • as James Thunder Early (Replacement)
Sophisticated Ladies Playbill - Opening Night, March 1981 Sophisticated Ladies
Opened March 01, 1981
  • Performer
  • as For Mr. Hines (Understudy - Original)
Dancin' Playbill - June 1982 Dancin'
Opened March 27, 1978
  • Performer
The Wiz Playbill - December 1974 The Wiz
Opened January 05, 1975
  • as Scarecrow (Original)
The Wiz Playbill - December 1974

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1984 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
Tony Award
1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1984 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
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