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Eddie Mekka

 
Date of Birth: June 14, 1952 (70)

Birth Place: Worcester, MA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
Wildbur Turnblad [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Lieutenant
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Manny [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Ensemble

Photos

Eddie Mekka Photo

Eddie Mekka

From: 
Date:
10/14/2010
Eddie Mekka & the cast of "GREASE" Hand Jive Photo

Eddie Mekka & the cast of "GREASE" Hand Jive

From: 
Date:
10/14/2010


Eddie Mekka

From: 
Date:
04/29/2010


Megan Thomas and Eddie Mekka

From: 
Date:
04/29/2010

 

Stage

Performances
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
Wildbur Turnblad [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Lieutenant

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Manny [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Ensemble


Eddie Mekka Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Eddie Mekka, The Lieutenant

Eddie Mekka News

Garry Marshall Theatre Hosts A 12-Hour ‚ÄúLaverne & Shirley‚ÄĚ Marathon In Memory Of  Photo Garry Marshall Theatre Hosts A 12-Hour ‚ÄúLaverne & Shirley‚ÄĚ Marathon In Memory Of Penny Marshall
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2019

As a salute to the late Penny Marshall and her iconic character Laverne, the Garry Marshall Theatre opens its doors and invites all ages to share in a 12-hour "Laverne & Shirley" marathon on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 10:00 am-10:00 pm.   Information can be found by visiting www.garrymarshalltheatre.org.   

Porchlight Announces Its Largest Cast For Porchlight Revisits The 50th Anniversary Photo Porchlight Announces Its Largest Cast For Porchlight Revisits The 50th Anniversary
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre begins its sixth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits 1776, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone with direction by Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Jeremy Ramey and musical staging by Michelle Lauto.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits Celebrates Opening Night of DO RE MI Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits Celebrates Opening Night of DO RE MI
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Memphis (previews begin April 19) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.

Photo Flash: DO RE MI Takes the Stage at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: DO RE MI Takes the Stage at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Team For Porchlight Revisits DO RE MI Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Team For Porchlight Revisits DO RE MI
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello.

Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17 Photo Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. 

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11,  2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (March 4 and March 11) and 6 p.m. (February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25) with a weekday matinee Thursday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. There is no 4 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 3 and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 8. Tickets are $33 - $60 and are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Theatre Revisits WOMAN OF THE YEAR Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Theatre Revisits WOMAN OF THE YEAR
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the first production in the fifth season of Chicago's lost musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Woman of the Year, starring Meghan Murphy and Brandon Dahlquist, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Peter Stone, with direction by Porchlight's Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Florence Walker Harris and musical direction by David Fiorello.


Eddie Mekka Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Eddie Mekka been in?
Eddie Mekka has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Eddie Mekka been in?
Eddie Mekka has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Eddie Mekka been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Lieutenant .