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Mercedes Herrero

 
Bio:
Mercedes Herrero is best known for being an original cast member of the multi-award winning The Laramie Project and its sequel The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. She recently reprised her role in the critically acclaimed revival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms Herrero has been a part of 15 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mercedes Herrero is best known for being an original cast member of the multi-award winning The Laramie Project and its sequel The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. She recently reprised her role in the critically acclaimed revival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms Herrero has been a part of 15 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Staged Reading, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

Photos

Stephen Belber, Amanda Grinch, Mercedes Herrero, John McAdams, Andy Paris, Greg Piero Photo

Stephen Belber, Amanda Grinch, Mercedes Herrero, John McAdams, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Barbara Pitts McAdams and Kelli Simpkins

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Date:
11/08/2016
Front Row, left to right:√É‚Äö√ā¬†Tim Wright, Alex Sharp, Taylor Trensch, Mercedes He Photo

Front Row, left to right:√É‚Äö√ā¬†Tim Wright, Alex Sharp, Taylor Trensch, Mercedes Herrero, Richard Hollis;√É‚Äö√ā¬†Middle row, kneeling, left to right: Keren Dukes, Stephanie Roth Haberle, Jocelyn Bioh;√É‚Äö√ā¬†Back row, left to right:√É‚Äö√ā¬†Tom Patrick Stephens, Katy Rud

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Date:
08/13/2014


Orville Mendoza (in wheelchair) and John Daggett (standing) as Doug; background, l-r: Dale Soules as Monique, Edward Hajj as Pierre and Mercedes Herrero as Ambassador

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Date:
02/12/2008

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Staged Reading, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

Mercedes Herrero Biography

Mercedes Herrero is best known for being an original cast member of the multi-award winning The Laramie Project and its sequel The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. She recently reprised her role in the critically acclaimed revival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms Herrero has been a part of 15 world premieres including works by Lynn Nottage, Nilo Cruz, Lynn Redgrave, A.R. Gurney, Alan Ayckbourn, Craig Wright and Ariel Dorfman. She played Queen Elizabeth opposite Peter Dinklage in Richard III at the Public Theater and Mistress Quickly in the NYSF production of Henry V starring Liev Shreiber. Off-Broadway credits include: Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, Classic Stage Company, Union Square Theater, Intar, The Flea, The Cherry Lane, and La MaMa. Regionally she has performed at the Yale Rep, Arena Stage, Center Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, A.R.T., Syracuse Stage, Two River, The Wilma and Asolo Rep among many others. Film and T.V. credits include: all four "Law & Orders," Deception, Arranged, King of the Corner, and The Tao of Steve. Ms Herrero holds an M.F.A from the Yale School of Drama and is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in the Curious Incident.




Mercedes Herrero News

The Acting Company Announces Nilo Cruz's ANNA IN THE TROPICS Photo The Acting Company Announces Nilo Cruz's ANNA IN THE TROPICS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021

The Acting Company today announces a presentation of Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet With the Cast and Creatives of LARAMIE: A LEGACY Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet With the Cast and Creatives of LARAMIE: A LEGACY
by Walter McBride - Sep 25, 2018

Tectonic Theater Project presented LARAMIE: A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project honoring the life and legacy of Matthew Shepard for the 20th anniversary of his death, on Monday, September 24th at 7pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College.

Michael Emerson, Danny Burstein, and More Join LARAMIE: A LEGACY Photo Michael Emerson, Danny Burstein, and More Join LARAMIE: A LEGACY
by Julie Musbach - Sep 13, 2018

Tectonic Theater Project announced today that Michael Emerson, Danny Burstein, Purva Bedi and Andrew Keenan-Bolger have joined the cast of LARAMIE: A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project honoring the life and legacy of Matthew Shepard

Samira Wiley, Randy Rainbow, Among Additional Stars Announced for LARAMIE: A LEGACY,  Photo Samira Wiley, Randy Rainbow, Among Additional Stars Announced for LARAMIE: A LEGACY, Anderson Cooper to Host
by Julie Musbach - Aug 14, 2018

Tectonic Theater Project announced today a benefit host and additional casting for LARAMIE: A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project

Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Louise Parker, Billy Porter Join LARAMIE: A LEGACY Photo Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Louise Parker, Billy Porter Join LARAMIE: A LEGACY
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2018

Tectonic Theater Project will present LARAMIE: A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project honoring the life and legacy of Matthew Shepard for the 20th anniversary of his death, on Monday, September 24th at 7pm at the Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College.

Dark, Graceful, Whimsical and Enduring - Looking Back at Shows That Closed in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2017, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2016.

Photo Coverage: Tectonic Theater Project Celebrates 25 Years at Benefit Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 8, 2016

Just last night, Tectonic Theater Project celebrated Tectonic At 25!, a benefit performance celebrating 25 years of groundbreaking theater. The star-studded evening, directed by Tectonic Theater Project founder Moises Kaufman and hosted by and starring two-time Academy Award winner Jane Fonda, took place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012). 

Jane Fonda and Zach Grenier, Original Cast of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, Laura Benanti and More Slated for TECTONIC AT 25!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Tectonic Theater Project has announced the performance lineup for Tectonic At 25!, a benefit performance celebrating 25 years of groundbreaking theater.

Broadway's Mercedes Herrero and Charlotte d'Amboise Appear at #VTA2016 Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Virginia Theatre Association will again host a Who's Who of Virginia's theatre community, including Broadway's Mercedes Herrero (University of Virginia and Yale Drama, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Laramie Project); Charlotte d'Amboise (Pippin, Chicago, A Chorus LIne) Theatre/Tech Visionary Natasha Tsakos, Google Live Event Strategist Jason Fahlstrom, and many others, when Virginia Theatre Association (VTA) returns to Norfolk for its #VTA2016: Creative Acts Annual Conference, today, October 26, through October 30, 2016, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel.

Broadway's Mercedes Herrero and Charlotte d'Amboise Set for #VTA2016 Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Virginia Theatre Association will again host a Who's Who of Virginia's theatre community, including Broadway's Mercedes Herrero (University of Virginia and Yale Drama, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Laramie Project); Charlotte d'Amboise (Pippin, Chicago, A Chorus LIne) Theatre/Tech Visionary Natasha Tsakos, Google Live Event Strategist Jason Fahlstrom, and many others, when Virginia Theatre Association (VTA) returns to Norfolk for its #VTA2016: Creative Acts Annual Conference, October 26-30, 2016, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel.

Mercedes Herrero Videos

VIDEO: 'CURIOUS INCIDENT's Toby the Rat Trainer Featured in New 'Backstage on Broadway'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 30, 2015

This week's 'Backstage on Broadway' on New York's PIX 11 features Broadway's latest crop of animal stars and their trainers.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME- Part 2
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 18, 2015

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME- Part 1
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the cast of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME: Alex Sharp, Francesca Faridany, Ian Barford, Enid Graham, Taylor Trensch and Helen Carey, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out Part 1 of the interview below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 6, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened last night, October 5. BroadwayWorld'S Richard ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of the high-profile guests, and you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Steven Pasquale, Tony Danza and more!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2014

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, officially opened Sunday night, October 5. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and below, you can check out interviews with the cast and creative team!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, currently in previews. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will officially open on Sunday, October 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens On Bringing THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the fifth and sixth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens Talk Adapting 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' and Moving to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2014

Join Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the second, third and fourth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway. Watch below!

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens on Bringing 'CURIOUS CASE' to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In this first segment in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens talk about the decision to adapt the best-selling book into a stage play. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2014

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will begin performances on Wednesday, September 10 and officially open on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre on Broadway (243 West 47th Street). The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Check out what they had to say about the new play below!


Mercedes Herrero Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mercedes Herrero been in?
Mercedes Herrero has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Mercedes Herrero been in?
Mercedes Herrero has not appeared in the West End