ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE

Unlock the transformative power of Alton Fitzgerald White, the Broadway legend who captivated audiences in over 4,000 performances as Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King." With his unique blend of entertainment and education, Alton delivers motivational talks that ignite inspiration, foster authentic leadership, and empower individuals to overcome adversity.

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BRoadway Veteran of Six Broadway shows

Alton Fitzgerald White, the unparalleled star who captivated audiences with a staggering 4,308 performances as the majestic King Mufasa in Disney's iconic production, The Lion King on Broadway, has now embraced the roles of author and sought-after keynote speaker, adding even more prestige to his already impressive repertoire. His book, "My Pride: Mastering Life’s Challenge Daily Performance," an awe-inspiring biography published by Disney Editions, has taken the literary world by storm, earning nominations for numerous prestigious national book awards. This remarkable tale offers profound insights and invaluable secrets to finding fulfillment and joy in both work and life.

Beyond his triumphant reign as King Mufasa, Alton has graced the Broadway stage in a multitude of leading roles, including Mister in THE COLOR PURPLE, Coalhouse Walker Jr. in RAGTIME:THE MUSICAL, Ken in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE, John in MISS SAIGON, and The Hawker in THE WHO’S TOMMY. His extraordinary talents have also shone across the Atlantic, as he made his West End debut as Ken in SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ in London, leaving an indelible mark on the international theater scene.

Alton's magnetic presence has mesmerized audiences worldwide, as he has performed in concerts alongside illustrious orchestras such as THE BBC ORCHESTRA at the legendary ROYAL ALBERT HALL in London, THE BOSTON POPS, TANGLEWOOD, THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY, WOLFTRAP, and THE CINCINNATI POPS and orchestras in Japan to name just a few. These enchanting performances often featured the timeless melodies from his best-selling album, "DISNEY MY WAY! " where he skillfully reimagined beloved Disney Broadway classics.

Not limited to the stage, Alton has made guest star appearances on the hit series DEXTER:NEW BLOOD (SHOWTIME), MANIFEST (NETFLIX) , THE BLACKLIST (NBC), DEAR EDWARD (APPLE TV) , LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (SHOWTIME), THE GIRLS ON THE BUS (MAX), POWERBOOK II:GHOST (STARZ), MINDHUNTER (NETFLIX), MADAM SECRETARY (CBS), BULL (Recurring as Judge Tahani) (CBS), THE GOOD FIGHT (PARAMOUNT), ELEMENTARY (CBS), LAW AND ORDER S.V.U (NBC), LAW AND ORDER (NBC), CODE BLACK(CBS) and he was also featured in RENT LIVE for The FOX Network. On the big screen, Alton has appeared opposite Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman, Marcia Gay Harden, Academy Award nominee Sam Elliott and he is featured in the 2023 Blockbuster INDIANA JONES 5! Alton recently made his directorial debut and starred in The US Premiere of RAGTIME SYMPHONIC, an exciting new version of the Tony Award winning hit RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL with The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. 

Beyond his artistic pursuits, Alton has also showcased his literary prowess through his thought-provoking writings. Notably, his detailed and deeply personal account of racial profiling, titled "RAGTIME MY TIME," was featured as a cover story in THE NATION MAGAZINE. The impact of this article has reverberated globally, as it has been published in numerous renowned publications and included in countless college textbooks, where it is studied for its profound content and exceptional structure.

Moreover, Alton's influential TEDx Talk, "Redefining Service To Dream The Impossible Dream," has resonated with audiences far and wide, offering a powerful message that continues to inspire individuals to reach for their dreams and redefine their purpose in life.

With each endeavor he undertakes, Alton Fitzgerald White shines as a beacon of talent, creativity, and inspiration, captivating audiences on stage everywhere.

Speech Topics

My Pride (Broadway's Record-Breaking Lion King): Mastering Life's Daily Performance 

A major key to achieving and maintaining success in whatever you pursue is ensuring that your passions and your purpose are aligned. Through song and the vast wisdom he's gained pursuing and starring in 6 Smash Hit Broadway Shows including his record-breaking run as King Mufasa in Disney's THE LION KING, Alton shares his enlightenment and the vital ingredients for sustaining consistent peak performance and success.

Books

From his life experience, White has learned the secret of tapping his inner resources to meet the challenge of routine and repetition in work and relationships.

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