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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Walter Russell III – Walter Russell III is the youngest Black male Grammy winner in history for his work on the first opera by a black composer at The MET, Fire Shut Up In My Bones. Walter originated the role of young Michael Jackson in MJ on Broadway. Before that, he played Young Simba in Disney’s The Lion King on tour and on Broadway, and played Young Lola in Kinky Boots at the Hollywood Bowl. Walter’s tv credits include “The Good Fight” (Paramount Plus), “Gossip Girl” (HBO Max) and “Let The Right One In” (Showtime).