THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner Ben Vereen Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
July 11, 2012

Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

This week we spotlight the choices of Tony Award winner Ben Vereen, who is currently offering his one-man concert, Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen, through July 21 at the new nightlife venue 54 Below.



Check out Playbill's preview video of Vereen in concert

Audra McDonald in Master Class.

 

"Her acting was flawless!"

Learn more about Audra McDonald at the Playbill Vault.

 

 

 Steve Kazee in Once.

 

"His performance was entirely heartfelt." 

Learn more about Steve Kazee at the Playbill Vault

 

 

Laurence Fishburne in Thurgood.

 

"Laurence was Thurgood!"

Click here to visit Laurence Fishburne's page at the Playbill Vault.

Nathan Lane in Waiting for Godot.

"Nathan was exemplary."

Learn more about Nathan Lane at the Playbill Vault.

 

 

 
Montego Glover in Memphis. 

 

"Montego is a beautiful spirit."  

Learn more about Montego Glover at the Playbill Vault

 

 

Denzel Washington in Fences.

"Denzel made August Wilson proud."

Learn more about Denzel Washington at the Playbill Vault.

 

 

Raúl Esparza in Leap of Faith.

"Raúl gave life to his performance!"

Visit Raúl Esparza's page at the Playbill Vault

 

 

Tony Randall in Inherit the Wind

 

"Tony is sorely missed."

Learn more about Tony Randall at the Playbill Vault.

 

Jeff Goldblum in Seminar.

 

"My friend Jeff's performance was inspirational."

Learn more about Jeff Goldblum at the Playbill Vault.

 

 

 
Audra McDonald in Porgy and Bess. 

 

"Audra’s performance deserved a Tony!"

Visit Audra McDonald's page at the Playbill Vault