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Marcel Spears

 
Bio:
Marcel Spears played "TK" on the ABC comedy The Mayor. Theater credits include At the Old Place as "Will" (La Jolla Playhouse); Picasso at the Lapin Agile as "Schmendiman" (The Old Globe); Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Two Rivers Theater, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson); Trouble in Mind (Guthrie ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Marcel Spears played "TK" on the ABC comedy The Mayor. Theater credits include At the Old Place as "Will" (La Jolla Playhouse); Picasso at the Lapin Agile as "Schmendiman" (The Old Globe); Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Two Rivers Theater, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson); Trouble in Mind (Guthrie ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Juicy
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Playhouse World Premiere, 2017
Will
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Revival at the Old Globe Theatre, 2017
Charles Dabernow Schmendiman

Photos

Chris Herbie Holland and Marcel Spears  Photo

Chris Herbie Holland and Marcel Spears

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05/19/2022
Billy Eugene Jones and Marcel Spears  Photo

Billy Eugene Jones and Marcel Spears

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05/19/2022
Marcel Spears and Nikki Crawford  Photo

Marcel Spears and Nikki Crawford

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Date:
05/19/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Juicy

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
La Jolla Playhouse World Premiere, 2017
Will

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Revival at the Old Globe Theatre, 2017
Charles Dabernow Schmendiman

Marcel Spears Biography

Marcel Spears played "TK" on the ABC comedy The Mayor. Theater credits include At the Old Place as "Will" (La Jolla Playhouse); Picasso at the Lapin Agile as "Schmendiman" (The Old Globe); Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Two Rivers Theater, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson); Trouble in Mind (Guthrie Theater); Othello, Mother Courage and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Classic Stage Company). Spears starred Off-Broadway opposite Deirdre O'Connell in Page 73's production of Judy by Max Posner, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; Light (directed by Brian Kulick), The Threepenny Opera, The Emperor Jones and The Maids (Columbia University/Columbia Stages). Awards and Education: 2015 Rosemarie Tichler Fund Grant recipient, M.F.A. Columbia University.




Marcel Spears News

Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater Photo Photos: First Look at the Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Critically-acclaimed playwright James Ijames reinvents Shakespeare’s masterpiece with his new drama, FAT HAM. Juicy is a queer, Southern college kid, already grappling with some serious questions of identity, when the ghost of his father shows up in their backyard, demanding that Juicy avenge his murder.

Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo S Photo Photos: Cast of Pulitzer Prize Winning FAT HAM Celebrates Previews With Disco Photo Shoot
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

FAT HAM, the reinvented, comedic version of HAMLET, started previews last week at The Public Theater, co-produced with National Black Theatre. Playwright James Ijames won the Pulitzer Prize for FAT HAM last week.

Previews for The Public Theater and NBT's FAT HAM to Begin Next Week Photo Previews for The Public Theater and NBT's FAT HAM to Begin Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Public Theater and National Black Theatre will begin previews on Thursday, May 12 for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM, written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the New York Premiere of FAT HAM Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the New York Premiere of FAT HAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Following an exciting and innovative filmed production produced by The Wilma Theater in 2021 during the shutdown, FAT HAM will make its live New York premiere this spring in the Anspacher Theater.

FAT HAM: A New Kind of Hamlet
by - Apr 11, 2022

Special Offer - Fat Ham: A new kind of Hamlet ?

FAT HAM Casting: Meet Juicy Photo FAT HAM Casting: Meet Juicy
by - Apr 4, 2022

Special Offer - Fat Ham Casting: Meet Juicy

Complete Casting Announced for New York Premiere of FAT HAM Photo Complete Casting Announced for New York Premiere of FAT HAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

The Public Theater and National Black Theatre announced complete casting today for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

Kenny Leon, Issa Rae & More Winners of 53rd NAACP Image Awards Photo Kenny Leon, Issa Rae & More Winners of 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Feb 23, 2022

Last night, the NAACP celebrated the second night of the 53rd NAACP Image Awards announcing the next round of winners in the non-televised award categories, which featured categories short form series, directing and writing across film and television, as well as the esteemed Activist of the Year Award, which was presented to Scot X. Esdaile.

NAACP Image Awards Announces First Round Of Winners During Non-Televised Virtual Exp Photo NAACP Image Awards Announces First Round Of Winners During Non-Televised Virtual Experience
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2022

Tonight, the NAACP kicked-off night one of the 53rd NAACP Image Awards announcing the first round of winners in the non-televised award categories, which included literary, podcast, and youth activist of the year awards.

Mary J. Blige to Perform at 53rd NAACP Image Awards Photo Mary J. Blige to Perform at 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

The virtual show will be hosted by Affion Crockett and presenters include Aida Rodriquez, Asiahn Bryant, Clint Coley, Cory Hardrict, Courtney Nichole, Karen Boykin-Towns, Khleo Thomas, Lauren Wesley Wilson, Leon W. Russell, Lori Harvey, Luke Lawal, Jr., Marcel Spears, Matt Cedeno, Melissa L. Williams, Wendy Raquel Robinson, and more.

Marcel Spears Videos

VIDEO: Meet Marin Ireland and the Cast of IRONBOUND at the Geffen Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Meet Marin Ireland and the Cast of IRONBOUND at the Geffen Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2018

At once humorous and heartrending, Ironbound spans 22 years to tell the story of Darja, a Polish immigrant getting by on a cleaning job, aggressive pragmatism and sheer will. In this wry drama, award-winning playwright Martyna Majok points out that sometimes survival is the only measure of success.

VIDEO: Rapper E-40 Guest Stars on New Episode of ABC's THE MAYOR VideoVIDEO: Rapper E-40 Guest Stars on New Episode of ABC's THE MAYOR
by Emily Bruno - Dec 5, 2017

Rapper E-40 is coming to Fort Grey! On tonight's new episode of ABC's comedy THE MAYOR, E-40 will guest star as himself. Check out the promo for tonight's episode below!


Marcel Spears Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marcel Spears next theatre project?
Marcel Spears's next show will be Fat Ham which opens on 5/26/2022 on Off-Broadway.