A Tony Award shy of the prestigious EGOT, Common is set to make his Broadway debut this winter when the rapper appears in a staging of Between Riverside and Crazy.
Common will be making his Broadway debut this fall. The rapper-actor has been cast in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Between Riverside and Crazy,” the Second Stage Theater has announced.
The play, which originated as an Off-Broadway production in 2015 at the Tony Kiser Theater, will retain several original cast members in its move to Broadway at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater. The returning members include Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Liza Colón-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson and Michael Rispoli. Common will play the role of Junior.