Akron Watson
Saturday in Room 104AB
11:00 AM  to  12:00 PM

Akron Watson is an actor/singer/artist who has been on Broadway 3 times, first with The Color Purple Revival, where he won a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy, secondly with the Tony winning The Play That Goes Wrong, and currently as Aaron Burr in Hamilton an American Musical. Akron has been Off-Broadway, in the The Fortress of Solitude at the (Public Theater), as well as performing in regional productions across the country in cities like Boston, Dallas, and St Louis, as lead characters in shows like Dreamgirls, To Kill A Mockingbird, and the Royal. He can be seen on TV as Trevor in NBC’s Chicago Med, and in movies like Seasons of Gray and Spilt Milk. Akron is also the voice of anime characters like Satoshi on Toonami’s Michiko and Hatchin, he’s Chris in The Walking Dead Video Game, and he plays as himself in Borderlands, the Presequel on Playstation and Xbox. He was even a golden ticket winner on American Idol, Season 7.