Norm Lewis made history in May 2014 as the first African-American Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. His most recent television appearances include CBS’s Blue Bloods and his recurring role as Senator Edison Davis on ABC’s drama Scandal. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for his performance as Porgy in the Broadway production of The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess. Mr. Lewis had a year-long run in London as Javert in the West End production of Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Les Misérables, and he performed in that role in the Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert, broadcast by PBS from London’s O2 Arena. Mr. Lewis’s solo debut album, This Is the Life, is available on Amazon.com and cdbaby.com. His other Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim with Vanessa Williams and Barbara Cook, Alan Menken’s The Little Mermaid (as King Triton), Les Misérables (Javert, for which he received Drama League Nomination), Kander & Ebb’s Chicago (Billy Flynn), Michel Legrand’s Amour (Painter), Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party (Eddie), Bill Russell’s Side Show (Jake), Claude-Michel’s Schönberg’s Miss Saigon (John), and The Who’s Tommy (The Specialist). Off-Broadway, Mr. Lewis has performed in Stephen Flaherty’s Dessa Rose (Drama Desk nomination, AUDELCO Award), Shakespeare in the Park’s The Tempest and Two Gentlemen of Verona (Drama League nomination), Frederick Freyer’s Captains Courageous, and William Finn’s A New Brain. Regionally, he has been seen in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (A.R.T.), Ragtime, Dreamgirls, First You Dream, Sweeney Todd, and The Fantasticks. Norm Lewis’s film credits include Winter’s Tale, Sex and the City 2, Confidences, and Preaching to the Choir.