Stanley Wayne Mathis

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Stanley Wayne Mathis (born 1955) is an African American actor, singer, and dancer. He is probably best known for his portrayal of the character Schroeder in the 1999 revival of Clark Gesner's You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown.


Mathis has starred as Paul in the revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Additional Broadway credits include the revival of Wonderful Town, Jelly's Last Jam, and Oh, Kay!.[1]

In 1997, Mathis appeared as Banzai in the original Broadway cast of The Lion King, a musical adaptation of the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name.[2]

Most recently, Mathis was in a Yale Repertory production of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, coincidentally playing the role of Stanley.[3]

He starred on Broadway in the musical comedy Nice Work if You Can Get It costarring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara.

He starred in The Book of Mormon on Broadway as Mafala Hatimbi succeeding Michael Potts. He is currently Co-Directing "Little Shop of Horrors" with Brazos Valley TROUPE's M.A. Sterling.


  1. ^ Credits. Stanley Wayne Mathis.
  2. ^ The Broadway League. Stanley Wayne Mathis. IBDB.
  3. ^ BWW News Desk. DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens At Yale Rep Tomorrow, Runs Through 5/23. Saturday, May 23, 2009,

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