Production Photos/Behind the Scenes
"Let's just us be friends"
Celie (Eben K. Logan) and Mister find common ground to build a friendship. Photo credit: Brett Beiner Photography
Father and Son, Mister and Harpo
Mister passing on lessons to Harpo (Gilbert Thomas Domally) that he learned. Photo credit: Brett Beiner Photography
Sunday in the theatre with Skittles
When a Super Bowl commercial, bite sized fruit flavored candies, a full blown musical, Michael C. Hall and I join forces to do a thing.
A moment with Will
Catching a quick flick with Will Estes between takes of an episode of Blue Bloods.
Chillin' with Ice
Between takes on the set of Law & Order:SVU with the legend, Ice T.
Peter and Me
A quick shot during a break on the set of Law & Order: SVU with Peter Scanavino.
Melvin Abston (Napoleon), Tiffany Rachelle Stewart (Mollie) and Brade Bradshaw (Sheep 811) in Milwaukee Rep and Baltimore Center Stage's Animal Farm. Photo by Michael Brosilow.
Melvin Abston as Napoleon
Napoleon addressing his comrades in Milwaukee Rep and Baltimore Center Stage's Animal Farm. Photo by Michael Brosilow
Imposing his will.
The cast of Milwaukee Rep and Baltimore Center Stage's Animal Farm, featuring Melvin Abston as Napoleon. Photo by Michael Brosilow
Melvin Abston as Sebastian
Sebastian, Ariel (Alison Woods) and the cast of The Little Mermaid going Under The Sea. Photo by Bruce Bennett courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars.
Melvin Abston as Sebastian
Sebastian and King Triton (Fred Inkley) addressing the Royal Court. Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars from Disney's "The Little Mermaid".
Tea time with LBJ
LBJ (Steve Vinovich) and MLK meet to plan strategy for the Civil Rights Bill of 1964. ZACH Theatre, Costume design: Michael McDonald, set design: Scott Groh; lighting design: Michelle Habeck. ZACH Theatre.
Civil Rights Leaders meeting
William Earl Ray as Roy Wilkins, Richard Rashad Romeo III as Rev. Abernathy, Melvin Abston as Rev. Martin Luther King, Delante Keys as Bob Moses and J. Quinton Johnson as Stokely Carmichael. ZACH Theatre's production of All The Way. Costume design: Michael McDonald, set design: Scott Groh; lighting design: Michelle Habeck. ZACH Theatre.
King and Abernathy
Melvin Abston as MLK relates a distressing phone call he received to close confidante Rev. Abernathy portrayed by Richard Rashad Romeo III.ZACH Theatre, Costume design: Michael McDonald, set design: Scott Groh; lighting design: Michelle Habeck. ZACH Theatre.
Melvin Abston as MLK
Melvin Abston as MLK. Hair by Willa Kaye Warren, costume design by Michael McDonald, lighting design by Michelle Habeck. At ZACH Theatre.
Melvin as the Sr. Corrections Officer from the set of Fox's GOTHAM.
Photo op with Hot Chocolate
Having a pick me up with my dear friend, Cocoa.
Behind the scenes of GOTHAM
My buddy, Leslie Odom Jr. and I on a break from shooting a scene of Fox's GOTHAM.
Melvin as Curtis Jackson
Showing his ruthless side, Melvin deals with a stool pigeon in the 1st Nat'l Tour of Sister Act: The Musical.
Melvin on the set of H+
Working out a scene with director Stewart Hendler and Nikki Crawford.
Melvin with Zach Levi
From an appearance on Chuck, Season 2.
Melvin on the set of Grey's Anatomy
A brief moment of rest and rewrites.
Melvin as Louie
On the set of Chastity Bites as one of San Griento's finest...security guards.
Melvin as Lee Martin
A production still from Warner Bros. hit series H+: The Digital Series.
Melvin as a cop.
On the set of the pilot for NBC's Awake with Wilmer Valderrama and Jason Isaccs.
Melvin as Officer Murphy
Taking a moment behind the scenes to be a typical cop.
Melvin as Banzai
Julie Taymor's The Lion King Broadway National Tour.
Melvin as Man 1
From PCPA/Solvang Theatre's production of Songs For A New World, 2010.
Melvin as Delray
La Jolla Playhouse/5th Ave Theatre's 2008/09 production of Memphis. *2010 Tony Winner, Best Musical.
Melvin as Mitch Mahoney
The cast of La Mirada Theatre's Spelling Bee. *2010 LA Ovation Nominated, Best Ensemble.