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Wilkie Ferguson

About this Artist

WILKIE FERGUSON (Jim / Undertaker / Scipio) is thrilled to be returning to the Hollywood Bowl after performing in South Pacific with Reba McEntire. Born and raised in Miami, FL, Ferguson attended New World School of the Arts, Morehouse College, and Eastman School of Music, majoring in classical piano performance. After Eastman, he moved to New York City and joined the faculty of the Boys’ Choir of Harlem as assistant director/piano accompanist and music theory instructor.

As an actor/singer/dancer, Ferguson has been seen as Seaweed in Hairspray (1st National Tour and Sacramento Music Circus), Medgar Evers/Aiken Bones in Stormy Weather (Pasadena Playhouse), and Young Ray in Ray Charles Live! (Pasadena Playhouse). He has also performed in Sister Act (Pasadena Playhouse), Dreamgirls (West Coast tour and Pittsburgh CLO), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Pioneer Theatre and Westchester Broadway), Miss Saigon (Westchester Broadway), Flora the Red Menace (Reprise Theatre Company), Li’l Abner (Reprise Theatre Company), My One and Only (Reprise Theatre Company), Annie (Trinity Rep), and Anything Goes (St. Louis Rep), among others. Thanks to friends and family for their support!