November 27, 2020

Brandon Micheal Hall Has a Message

Chances are you’ve already seen Brandon Michael Hall around town.
As part of ABC’s push for its new original comedy series “The Mayor,” Hall’s face has been plastered on the side of public buses and on posters throughout New York. “I was over in New York this past weekend, and I got to see for the first time the LED panel on the ABC Television Center. It was an LED panel of the entire show and cast and it looked really cool,” says Hall. “And it’s all over L.A. I’ve been seeing it the more I’m out and about.”
The recent Juilliard Drama grad stars in the network’s new show, which premieres Oct. 3 in a prime-time slot. Hall appears as the titular character, fledgling rapper Courtney Rose, who decides to run for mayor of his fictional Bay-area town as a publicity stunt. Unexpectedly, he wins despite his lack of political experience. Sound familiar?
Daveed Diggs, of “Hamilton” fame, served as an executive producer for the musical-laced show, which was created by Jeremy Bronson and also stars Lea Michele.
“We met up for a drink and sat down, and he started talking to me about the industry and what this role meant to him,”

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