Featured - Alonzo Saunders
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Born: Birmingham, AL
Broadway Vocals Show Boat
Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame
ALONZO SAUNDERS is an accomplished singer, actor and dancer. Having starred on Broadway in the 1996 Tony award winning revival of Bob Fosse's CHICAGO the Musical as Mary Sunshine, and the 1st and 2nd National/International companies as well as performing in Halrold Prince and Susan Stroman's 1995 Tony award winning musical epic SHOWBOAT. He has starred in London's West End and the European tour of THE RAT PACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS playing Sammy Davis Jr. He most recently worked with Grammy and Oscar winning legend Leslie Bricusse at the Old Globe in San Diego in the world premiere of SAMMY! He has performed all over the U.S, Mexico, and Canada in productions of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, RAGTIME, OLIVER and A CHORUS LINE to name a few.
Venturing into film and tv, he has worked on several tv and film projects in New York including his role as Timothy in the feature film My Father's Will. He has sung with the Atlanta Symphony and Chorus, Rockford Symphony and the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestras as well as for many private engagements for notable dignitaries; As a tenor/male soprano Alonzo has performed sacred music and spirituals in concert for various organizations. He has sung America's National Anthem for many sports events in Atlanta, Georgia. Alonzo is currently working on a forthcoming solo CD project.