Tituss Burgess and Ellie Kemper star in the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Eric Liebowitz/Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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Unbreakable Tituss Burgess

Actor Tituss Burgess reveals how he went from Broadway musicals to oddball TV roles on 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, then sings a "sedentary" version of a Guys and Dolls classic.

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"I auditioned for The Lion King 20 times in 15 years, until they finally told me, 'You are not passing as a straight giraffe.'" - Titus Andromedon, the character Tituss Burgess plays in the show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Tituss Burgess: You're Rocking This Thing
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