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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.

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Myra Lucretia Taylor 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


Myra Lucretia Taylor Movies

Crossing Delancey
[ 1988 ] Friend in Sauna
The Paper
[ 1994 ] Mother
Everyone Says I Love You
[ 1996 ] Hospital Dancer
Better Living
[ 1998 ] Waitress
Music of the Heart
[ 1999 ] Beverly
Unfaithful
[ 2002 ] Gloria
Changing Lanes
[ 2002 ] Judge Frances Abarbanel
Brooklyn Lobster
[ 2005 ] Beth
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
[ 2007 ] Grader
The Understudy
[ 2008 ] Lara
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
[ 2009 ] Night Nurse
Silver Tongues
[ 2011 ] Matron
She's Lost Control
[ 2014 ] Detective Zeleke
Custody
[ 2016 ] Mrs. Chaney
Catfight
[ 2016 ] Donna
Bushwick
[ 2017 ] Ma
The Big Sick
[ 2017 ] Nurse Judy
Madeline's Madeline
[ 2018 ] Kaila
Unsane
[ 2018 ] Counselor
Ben Is Back
[ 2018 ] Sally
See You Yesterday
[ 2019 ] Gloria
Swallow
[ 2019 ] Nurse
Before/During/After
[ 2020 ] Therapist #3
The Good Nurse
[ 2022 ] Vivian Neal

Myra Lucretia Taylor TV Shows

Atlanta
Gloria Marks
Deadline
Myra
Law & Order
Lillie Sands, Donna, Jane Monroe
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Nurse Kennedy, Amanda Juno

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


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Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Ensemble Award

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

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Myra Lucretia Taylor News


Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, Santino Fontana & More to Lead Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Festival

RED BULL THEATER has revealed details for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Festival, an all-star series of workshops and readings of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, & more. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets.

John Douglas Thompson and Sarin Monae West Join THE REVENGE at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has revealed the updated cast for the next offering of the new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: The Revenge by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein.

Alexandra Silber, Christian Coulson & More to Star in THE REVENGE at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has revealed the cast for the next offering of the new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: The Revenge by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein.

Laura Benanti, Charlie Day, Kathryn Hahn & More to Join 2024 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala

Get all the details on the star-studded 2024 WTF Gala, featuring Laura Benanti, Charlie Day, Kathryn Hahn, and more. Mark your calendars for this unforgettable event showcasing an incredible lineup of talent.

Red Bull Theater 20th Anniversary To Feature Audra McDonald, Patrick Page, Santino Fontana, Reeve Carney, and More

RED BULL THEATER has announced details of its plans for 2024, celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Highlights include the rolling world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed opening Off-Broadway; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings with an all-star line-up (offered both in-person and online); and an all-new season of the popular Red Bull Theater Podcasts (formerly known as RemarkaBULL Podversations), intimate behind the scenes conversations with great artists.

David Yazbek, ANOTHER OPENING, ANOTHER DEBUT!, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Ari Afsar, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More to Star in JEANETTE: THE MUSICAL at 54 Below

54 BELOW will present Jeannette: The Musical on May 17, 2023 at 9:30pm.

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sale

Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.

Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City will be held at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022. The evening will mark the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival.

Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today

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 �" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Will Play Final Broadway Performance in August

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

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 �" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

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TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale Now

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

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

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 MUSICAL

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 �" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to Resume on Broadway December 26

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

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?

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

What awards has Myra Lucretia Taylor won?

Myra Lucretia Taylor won the Ensemble Award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play.

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