Theresa Merritt

Theresa Merritt

Performer
  • Also known as: Theresa Merritte
  • Born: Sep 24, 1924 in Emporia, VA, USA
  • Death: Jun 12, 1998 in Bronx, NY, USA

Roles (14)

Mule Bone Playbill - Feb 1991 Mule Bone (1991)
Opened Feb 14, 1991
  • as Katie Pitts (Original)
Mule Bone - Opening Night
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1984 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984)
Opened Oct 11, 1984
  • as Ma Rainey (Original)
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - Opening Night
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Division Street Playbill - Oct 1980 Division Street (1980)
Opened Oct 8, 1980
  • as Mrs. Bruchinski (Original)
Division Street - Opening Night
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The Wiz Playbill - December 1974 The Wiz (1975)
Opened Jan 5, 1975
  • as Evillene (Replacement)
  • Arrived on Apr 12, 1976
Production Placeholder The Crucible (1972)
Opened Apr 27, 1972
  • as Tituba (Original)
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Trumpets of the Lord Playbill - April 1969 Trumpets of the Lord (1969)
Opened Apr 29, 1969
  • as Sister Henrietta Pinkston (Original)
Trumpets of the Lord - Opening Night
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Golden Boy Playbill - Jan 1965 Golden Boy (1964)
Opened Oct 20, 1964
  • as Theresa (Replacement)
  • as Ensemble (Original)
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Tambourines to Glory Playbill - Nov 4, 1963 Tambourines to Glory (1963)
Opened Nov 2, 1963
  • as Tambourine Temple Choir, Passerby, Cabaret Patron, etc. (Original)
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Our Lan' Playbill - Sept 1947 Our Lan' (1947)
Opened Sep 27, 1947
  • as Patsy Ross (Original)
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Production Placeholder Carmen Jones (1946)
Opened Apr 7, 1946
  • as Frankie (Original)
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Awards

Tony Award
1985 Best Featured Actress in a Play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Nominee

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