Kandi Burruss Makes Broadway History With Producitng Debut

Kandi Burruss is definitely adding more titles to her already long list of credits. 

The reality tv star and Grammy award-winning artist has added the title Broadway producer to her name. Burruss shared with ET, that she has joined the production team of the new upcoming play Thoughts of a Colored Man, which will be Broadway’s first all-Black, male cast. 

“I’m super excited, I have added another little feather to my cap,” she said in the interview. “You know how much I love Broadway. So, to have an opportunity to join such a wonderful team, I mean, I’m so excited about this play.” 

She added, “It’s just amazing, I’m overjoyed. I couldn’t wait to tell everybody– because I tell everybody, ‘Oh yeah I’m doing this. I’m doing that…’ but to come on board as a producer of a Broadway play is a major thing for me.” 

Kandi Burruss joins Sheryl Lee Ralph and Samira Wiley on the production team as well as Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Brian Moreland, The Shubert Organization, and The Nederlander Organization. 

The play was written by Keenan Scott II and it tells the story of seven Black men who “discover the extraordinary together.” It is set to star Keith David, Bryan Terrell Clark, Luke James, Da’Vinchi, Forrest McClendon, Dyllòn Burnside, and Tristan “Mack” Wilds. 

Thoughts of a Colored Man is set to open on October 31st on Broadway.