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DOUGLAS LYONS

Currently in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

BIO

Douglas Lyons is an award winning composer-lyricist-playwright and actor, originally from New, Haven, CT. Broadway: Beautiful (Original Cast) and The Book of Mormon Tours: Rent, Dreamgirls and The Book of Mormon 1st' National. For his portrayal of  Coalhouse Walker Jr. in The 5th Ave Theatre's Ragtime Douglas won the Gypsy Rose Lee Award as Best Leading Actor, and received a Gregory Award nomination. As a writer Five Points world premiere (Theater Latte Da), MN Theater Award nomination, Best Exceptional New Work. Polkadots The Cool Kids Musical (Atlantic Theater Company), 2018 Off Broadway Alliance Winner Best Family Show. Commissions: '64 (The 5th Ave), The Funeral (Prospect Theater Company), Pete(Her)Pan (Casa Mañana), Kids II. Residencies: The Directors Company with Beau and Chicken and Biscuits, Abingdon Theatre Company. With composer Ethan Pakchar his lyrics and melodies have played Lincoln Center, Roundabout Theatre Company,  The Old Globe, Goodspeed Musicals, Seattle Rep, The Public's Joe's Pub and more.  @DouglasSings 


REVIEWS

"Douglas Lyons is a strong performer and powerhouse singer" - The Stranger 

"Enacted with brash vigor and powerful pipes by Lyons, Coalhouse beams with pride and success as he cuts a rug in the jazzy “Getting Ready Rag.”- Seattle Times 

"Lyons’ charisma as Coalhouse captured the audience"- City Arts Magazine 



AWARDS

2018 Gregory Awards - Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Nominee)

2017 Gypsy Rose Lee - Outstanding Excellence in Musical Theater (Winner)


CONNECT WITH DOUGLAS

Instagram: @Chocolatehipster

Twitter: @Douglassings


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