Mamie Parris Biography

A native Texan, Mamie attended the Paseo Academy of the Arts in Kansas City, Missouri, Mamie Parris | Broadway Actress | Head Shotand the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.

Her Broadway credits include the recent Tony-Nominated revival of Ragtime, 5-time Tony-Winner The Drowsy Chaperone and Roundabout Theatre’s acclaimed revival of 110 In the Shade. Additional credits include the First National Tours of 9 To 5 The Musical (as Judy Bernly, the role created by Jane Fonda in the iconic film) and Legally Blonde- the Musical; the acclaimed new musical See Rock City… and other destinations, presented Off-Broadway by the The Transport Group; Chicago at the Macau International Music Festival in Macau, China; two national tours with country music icon Kenny Rogers; The Radio City Christmas Spectacular; and numerous regional roles.

Currently, Mamie can be seen as Elphaba in the First National tour of Wicked, touring the U.S. Ironically (for someone who now spends 8 shows a week with a broomstick and pointy hat), Mamie is related to Rev. Samuel Parris of the infamous Salem Witch trials which occurred in 17th Century Massachusetts.

When she’s not on tour, Mamie resides in New York City with her husband, Johnathan, and dog, Cookie.