THIS IS AN AUTHENTICALLY AUTOGRAPHED PLAYBILL BY BEN VEREEN..
PLAYBILL-DECEMBER 1971-MARK HELLINGER THEATRE-JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR-FRONT COVER IS SIGNED BY BEN VEREEN-
Ben Vereen (born October 10, 1946) in Miami, Florida, is a Tony Award-winning, Golden Globe ,and Emmy Award-nominated American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows. Vereen graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts.
He was nominated for a Tony Award for Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972 and won a Tony for his appearance in Pippin in 1973. Vereen starred in the Broadway musical Wicked as the Wizard of Oz, replacing former Wizard George Hearn on May 31, 2005. He was replaced by tour Wizard David Garrison on April 4, 2006.
In addition to his work in the theatre, he has also starred in numerous television programs and films. Notable film roles include song-and-dance men in Funny Lady and All That Jazz. He starred in the television series Tenspeed and Brown Shoe but is probably best known for his role as "Chicken" George Moore in Roots and possibly as Commander Edward M. La Forge, father of Geordi La Forge, on Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1993. Other TV appearances include:
* The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
* Faerie Tale Theatre
* The Jamie Foxx Show
* The Love Boat
* The Muppet Show
* The Nanny
* Touched by an Angel
* Zoobilee Zoo
Vereen has also performed in one-man shows and actively lectures on black history and inspirational topics.
In 1992, he was accidentally struck while walking on the Pacific Coast Highway by a car driven by producer/composer David Foster.
CONDITION OF THE THEATRE PROGRAM AND AUTOGRAPH IS VERY GOOD.