Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

OUABroadway with Jelani Alladin


Time: Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Performance Hall

Jelani Alladin made his Broadway Debut in Frozen the Musical as Kristoff which earned him a Drama Desk nomination for Best Leading Actor and a Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance. A Brownsville, Brooklyn native, Jelani most recently starred as Hercules in Public Work’s Musical Adaptation of Disney’s Hercules. Off-Broadway credits include Sweetee (Signature Theatre Company), Don’t Bother Me I Can’t Cope (York Theatre Company), and Nassim (Barrow Street Theatre). Regional credits include I and You (TheatreSquared), Violet (Clarence Brown Theatre), The History Boys (Palmbeach Dramaworks) and Choir Boy (Studio Theatre of DC and Marin Theatre Company). Jelani received the San Francisco Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actor In A Play for his work as Pharus in Choir Boy. His past film credits include I Didn’t Come Here to Make Love, High Noon on the West Side and One Hit Wonder.


  • Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm and howtime is at 7:00 pm.
  • Location: Performance Hall in the Ohio Union.
  • Event Format: 30 minute moderated Q&A, 15 minute moderated Q&A, 15 minute performance, 30 minute public signing.
  • Ticket Policy: Tickets and a valid BuckID are required for entry. Please keep in mind. That tickets are on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Transportation: Most students will walk to the venue. ADA parking available. As always, ride sharing services are an option.


Jelani will also be hosting a masterclass at 3:00 PM. This will be a structured masterclass with a physical warm up, some acting exercises, song coaching and monologue coaching with Jelani Alladin. Please prepare a monologue and small section of song of your choice before the day of the class. For an opportunity to partcipate in the masterclass, please enter the lottery here!

Ticketing Information: Tickets Required

Connor Hall

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