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Joanna Merlin

 
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Date of Birth: July 15, 1931 (90)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1982
Liz
  [Broadway]
1981
Zlatke
  [Broadway]
1973
Sofya Alexandrovna (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer
Gloria
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Tzeitel
Tzeitel
Tzeitel [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1961
Gwendolen
  [Broadway]
1961
Martha Bernays Freud [Replacement]
Martha Bernays Freud (older) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1987]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1977]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Casting
 
[Broadway, 1964] [Replacement]
Casting[Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1982
Liz

  [Broadway]
1981
Zlatke

  [Broadway]
1973
Sofya Alexandrovna (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Performer

Gloria

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Tzeitel

Tzeitel

Tzeitel [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1961
Gwendolen

  [Broadway]
1961
Martha Bernays Freud [Replacement]

Martha Bernays Freud (older) [Replacement]

Productions

[Broadway, 1987]
Casting

[Broadway, 1984]
Casting

[Broadway, 1984]
Casting

[Broadway, 1982]
Casting

[Broadway, 1981]
Casting

[Broadway, 1979]
Casting

[Broadway, 1979]
Casting

[Broadway, 1978]
Casting

[Broadway, 1977]
Casting

[Broadway, 1976]
Casting

[Broadway, 1973]
Casting

[Broadway, 1971]
Casting

[Broadway, 1970]
Casting

[Broadway, 1964] [Replacement]
Casting[Replacement]






Joanna Merlin News

Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2021

In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond. Read them all here.

LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction a Photo LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction and Additional Archival Footage Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021

Learn more about all of the additional archival footage added to the event, including Ariana Grande (at age 15 making her Broadway debut) and Brynn Williams in 13; Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, Philip Seymour Hoffman in Death of a Salesman, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Ragtime, Sutton Foster in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more!

Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HER Photo Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HERE Benefit
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

NYPL Billy Rose Theatre Division Will Celebrate 90 Years with I'M STILL HERE Virtual  Photo NYPL Billy Rose Theatre Division Will Celebrate 90 Years with I'M STILL HERE Virtual Benefit
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021

I'm Still Here, a new virtual benefit for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division, will stream on Broadway On Demand on June 23. The evening is a celebration of the division's 90th Anniversary, and the 50th  Anniversary of its beloved Theatre on Film and Tape Archive and will honor Harold Prince and George C. Wolfe. 

Original Broadway Cast And Crew of FOLLIES To Reunite This Weekend Photo Original Broadway Cast And Crew of FOLLIES To Reunite This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021

Follies at 50: A Conversation with the Cast and Crew of the Original Broadway Production is a one-time event, featuring a panel of people involved in the creation of one of the most groundbreaking musicals of all time, Follies.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

MICHA and University of Windsor Launch Digital Version of MICHAEL CHEKHOV: THE ACTOR  Photo MICHA and University of Windsor Launch Digital Version of MICHAEL CHEKHOV: THE ACTOR IS THEATRE Archives
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2020

The Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA)--the not-for-profit association dedicated to preserving the artistic vision and technique of actor/director/author Michael Chekhov-- in collaboration with the University of Windsor, today announced the launch of the digital version of Deirdre Hurst du Prey's Michael Chekhov: The Actor is the Theatre Archives.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH To Celebrate Cast Recording At Barnes & Noble Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH To Celebrate Cast Recording At Barnes & Noble
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019

Director Joel Grey and stars from the critically-acclaimed, award-winning and groundbreaking production of a?oeFiddler on the Roof in Yiddisha?? will celebrate the success of their original cast recording at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) in New York City at 3:30pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 

Alex Birnie Appointed Executive Director Of The Actors Center Photo Alex Birnie Appointed Executive Director Of The Actors Center
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2019

The Actors Center has announced the appointment of Alex Birnie as the organization's new executive director. Birnie most recently served as the Center's managing director and enters his first full season in his new role in September 2019.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today! Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019

For the first time ever in its 55-year history, the musically complete cast recording of a?oeFiddler on the Roofa?? will be released, including 11 songs in English that were cut from the original Broadway production in 1964.

Joanna Merlin Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Teaser Trailer for Showtime's HOMELAND Season 3
by - Jul 29, 2013

Showtime's HOMELAND returns for a new season on September 29th. Below, check out a just released teaser trailer for the award winning drama!


Joanna Merlin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joanna Merlin been in?
Joanna Merlin has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Joanna Merlin been in?
Joanna Merlin has not appeared in the West End