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Myra Lucretia Taylor

 
Bio:
Broadway: Nine (Tony Award® Best Revival), Macbeth, Electra, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, MuleBone, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Off Broadway: The Rolling Stone (LCT), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova; Lortel nom., Best Featured Actress in a Musical), School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (MCC; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Nine (Tony Award® Best Revival), Macbeth, Electra, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, MuleBone, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Off Broadway: The Rolling Stone (LCT), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova; Lortel nom., Best Featured Actress in a Musical), School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (MCC; ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Gran Georgeanna
  [Off-Broadway]
American Premiere at Lincoln Center, 2019
Mama
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Off-Broadway Return Engagement, 2018
Headmistress Francis
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC World Premiere Production, 2017
Headmistress Francis
  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Original Production at Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2017
Bethea
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Pearl
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Widow/Lady of the Court
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Dr.Khdair/ Grandma/ Inmate #1/ Caseworker/ Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Saraghina
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Witch
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1998
Chorus
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Irene/Farmer 2/Miss Fowler
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Victoria
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Tee
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Maya Deboats
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer

Photos

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Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Myra Lucretia Taylor

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03/07/2022
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Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and Myra Lucretia Taylor

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Date:
11/29/2021
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Myra Lucretia Taylor

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Date:
10/09/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Gran Georgeanna

  [Off-Broadway]
American Premiere at Lincoln Center, 2019
Mama

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Off-Broadway Return Engagement, 2018
Headmistress Francis

  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC World Premiere Production, 2017
Headmistress Francis

  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Original Production at Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2017
Bethea

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2012
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Pearl

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Widow/Lady of the Court

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Dr.Khdair/ Grandma/ Inmate #1/ Caseworker/ Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Saraghina

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Witch

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1998
Chorus

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Irene/Farmer 2/Miss Fowler

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Victoria

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Tee

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Maya Deboats

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer

Myra Lucretia Taylor Biography

Broadway: Nine (Tony Award® Best Revival), Macbeth, Electra, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, MuleBone, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Off Broadway: The Rolling Stone (LCT), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova; Lortel nom., Best Featured Actress in a Musical), School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (MCC; Special Drama Desk Award, Best Ensemble), Familiar (Playwrights Horizons; Lortel and OCC nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Play). Regional: School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play (CTG; LA Drama Critics’ Circle Best Ensemble – nomination) Where Storms Are Born (Williamstown Theatre Festival, world premiere), Our Town (Long Wharf), Mary (Goodman), The Old Settler (McCarter, Long Wharf, world premieres). National Tour: Wicked (first African American Madame Morrible). International: The Winter’s Tale, Pericles (member Royal Shakespeare Company). TV: Upcoming: “Cortex,” “The Hunt,” Previous: “Atlanta,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Girls,” “Madam Secretary,” “Elementary,” “Instinct.” Film: Ben is Back, The Big Sick, Catfight, Bushwick, Madeline’s Madeline. WEB: “Best Thing You’ll Ever Do” (Indie Web nom., best supporting actress). Ms. Taylor is a Fox Fellow.

Myra Lucretia Taylor Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Myra Lucretia Taylor, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Ensemble Award Gold Star
Myra Lucretia TaylorSchool Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play
 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Myra Lucretia Taylor, The Lucky Ones
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Myra Lucretia TaylorFamiliar
 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Myra Lucretia TaylorFamiliar

Myra Lucretia Taylor News

Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today Photo Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today
by Team BWW - Aug 14, 2022

On August 14, 2022, Broadway says goodbye to two Tony-nominated productions. Tina- The Tina Turner Musical will conclude its run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre following 27 preview performances and 482 regular performances, and POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive wraps up at the Shubert Theatre following 18 previews and 126 regular performances.

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will play its final performance at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Get all of the details on the show's closing plus on the show's tour.

Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Katie Webber will step into the role of 'Rhonda' in Broadway's TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL beginning Tuesday, April 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSI Photo Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, is currently on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater (205 W 46th Street).

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale Now Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

A new block of tickets for Broadway's TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is now on sale for performances through Sunday, November 20, 2022.

NaTasha Yvette Williams Will Star as 'Zelma' in TINA on Broadway Beginning February 4 Photo NaTasha Yvette Williams Will Star as 'Zelma' in TINA on Broadway Beginning February 4
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2022

NaTasha Yvette Williams will assume the role of “Zelma” beginning Friday, February 4, 2022 in the smash hit TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). 

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings Photo VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2022

Go behind the scenes with TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's Hair and Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings with current star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe!

Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Take Over the Role of 'Ike' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSI Photo Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Take Over the Role of 'Ike' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

Nick Rashad Burroughs has been seen on Broadway in Kinky Boots and King Kong and in the National Tour of Something  Rotten!. His EP “Groove Machine” featuring the Pop Smash Radio Award-nominated single “Tonight” is available on all  music platforms. 

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Resume on Broadway December 26 Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Resume on Broadway December 26
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

Merry Christmas! TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will resume performances tomorrow at 2PM at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

TINA Cancels Broadway Performances Through December 24 Photo TINA Cancels Broadway Performances Through December 24
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 21, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL  has canceled performances through Friday, December 24. Shows are set to resume on Saturday, December 25.

Myra Lucretia Taylor Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes With TINA's Hair & Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2022

Go behind the scenes with TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's Hair and Makeup Supervisor Geo Brian Hennings with current star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe!

VIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: TINA Company is Rollin' Back Into Rehearsals
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 22, 2021

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is rollin' back to Broadway! Rehearsals are underway for the Tony-nominated hit, which is led by Adrienne Warren in the title role, with Daniel J. Watts as Ike, Dawnn Lewis as Zelma, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Tina Turner at some performances, Tony Award nominee Myra Lucretia Taylor as Gran Georgeanna and Jessica Rush as Rhonda.

VIDEO: Myra Lucretia Taylor Performs From THE TEMPEST as Part of The Public Theater's VideoVIDEO: Myra Lucretia Taylor Performs From THE TEMPEST as Part of The Public Theater's BRAVE NEW SHAKESPEARE Challenge
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2020

Myra Lucretia Taylor performed a monologue from The Tempest as part of the Public Theater's Brave New Shakespeare challenge!

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High VideoVIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of the hit Broadway musical 'TINA: The Tina Turner Musical,' performed 'River Deep/Mountain High,' led by the incredible Adrienne Warren.

VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform D VideoVIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Perform During the Macy's Parade
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

Watch Adrienne Warren and the cast of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical perform below!

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA VideoVIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Ahead of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical's official opening on Broadway November 7, the cast of the musical stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak peak!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview VideoVIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.

BWW TV: Adrienne Warren & Company Get Ready to Bring TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to VideoBWW TV: Adrienne Warren & Company Get Ready to Bring TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 4, 2019

TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will begin performances on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Saturday, October 12, 2019 with an opening night set for Thursday, November 7, 2019.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, beginning previews Thursday, June 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). The Rolling Stone's cast of six will feature Ato Blankson-Wood, Latoya Edwards, Robert Gilbert, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Adenike Thomas, and James Udom. Opening night is Monday, July 15.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for SEE YOU YESTERDAY Produced by Spike Lee VideoVIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for SEE YOU YESTERDAY Produced by Spike Lee
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

High school best friends and science prodigies C.J. and Sebastian spend every spare minute working on their latest homemade invention: backpacks that enable time travel. But when C.J.'s older brother Calvin dies after an encounter with police officers, the young duo decide to put their unfinished tech to use in a desperate bid to save Calvin.


Myra Lucretia Taylor Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Myra Lucretia Taylor been in?
Myra Lucretia Taylor has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Myra Lucretia Taylor been in?
Myra Lucretia Taylor has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Myra Lucretia Taylor been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Ensemble Award (Drama Desk Awards) for School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for The Lucky Ones Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Familiar and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Familiar .

What awards has Myra Lucretia Taylor won?
Ensemble Award (Drama Desk Awards) for School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play.