Production Photos/Behind the Scenes

"Let's just us be friends"

"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

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

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

A moment with Will

Catching a quick flick with Will Estes between takes of an episode of Blue Bloods.

Chillin' with Ice

Chillin' with Ice

Between takes on the set of Law & Order:SVU with the legend, Ice T.

Peter and Me

Peter and Me

A quick shot during a break on the set of Law & Order: SVU with Peter Scanavino.

Revolution aftermath.

Revolution aftermath.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Melvin Abston as MLK. Hair by Willa Kaye Warren, costume design by Michael McDonald, lighting design by Michelle Habeck. At ZACH Theatre.

All business!

All business!

Melvin as the Sr. Corrections Officer from the set of Fox's GOTHAM.

Photo op with Hot Chocolate

Photo op with Hot Chocolate

Having a pick me up with my dear friend, Cocoa.

Behind the scenes of GOTHAM

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

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+

Melvin on the set of H+

Working out a scene with director Stewart Hendler and Nikki Crawford.

Melvin with Zach Levi

Melvin with Zach Levi

From an appearance on Chuck, Season 2.

Melvin on the set of Grey's Anatomy

Melvin on the set of Grey's Anatomy

A brief moment of rest and rewrites.

Melvin as Louie

Melvin as Louie

On the set of Chastity Bites as one of San Griento's finest...security guards.

Melvin as Lee Martin

Melvin as Lee Martin

A production still from Warner Bros. hit series H+: The Digital Series.

Melvin as a cop.

Melvin as a cop.

On the set of the pilot for NBC's Awake with Wilmer Valderrama and Jason Isaccs.

Melvin as Officer Murphy

Melvin as Officer Murphy

Taking a moment behind the scenes to be a typical cop.

Melvin as Banzai

Melvin as Banzai

Julie Taymor's The Lion King Broadway National Tour.

Melvin as Man 1

Melvin as Man 1

From PCPA/Solvang Theatre's production of Songs For A New World, 2010.

Melvin as Delray

Melvin as Delray

La Jolla Playhouse/5th Ave Theatre's 2008/09 production of Memphis. *2010 Tony Winner, Best Musical.

Melvin as Mitch Mahoney

Melvin as Mitch Mahoney

The cast of La Mirada Theatre's Spelling Bee. *2010 LA Ovation Nominated, Best Ensemble.

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Melvin as a cop.

On the set of the pilot for NBC's Awake with Wilmer Valderrama and Jason Isaccs.