Arguably my favourite voice in terms of versatility, Tituss Burgess is rightfully a star! He could sing literally anything, the ingredients to a cake even, and it would sound amazing! I had the honour of seeing him before over a year ago and was just blown away by his work ethic, his showmanship and dedication. I’ve collected some highlights of his below because you have to know this man’s voice – it will cleanse your soul!
Firstly, his range is out of this world
It doesn’t matter what key a song might be in, because Tituss can do it all. And he’s a Frank Wildhorn fan – here he sangs “Someone Like You” from Jekyll and Hyde.
He could play any role, and has!
Tituss has actually played the Witch in a production of Into the Woods. What I would kill to see that because this is honestly, breathtaking:
Did I mention he sings songs intended for women?..
..When he’s not crabbing around!
He created the role of Sebestain in Broadway’s The Little Mermaid, and reprised that role for a special Hollywood Bowl concert last year. Those vocals take the song to a whole other level compared to the animated film version:
He’s an incredible actor if you haven’t already guessed
Jason Robert Brown can surely write a story-song and who better to express that than Tituss. Phenomenal!
And how can you not love him on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt?
Many viewers of the hilarious Netflix series might not know the background of this big Broadway star, but he sure as hell let’s them have it: