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Olga Merediz

 
Bio:
Olga Merediz was nominated for a 2008 Tony Award for her work in In the Heights, a part she reprised in the 2020 film version. Other B'way: Mamma Mia! (Rosie), Reckless (Trish), Man of La Mancha, Les Misérables, The Human Comedy. Film: Fugly, Mr. Popper's Penguins, One for the Money (all coming out ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Olga Merediz was nominated for a 2008 Tony Award for her work in In the Heights, a part she reprised in the 2020 film version. Other B'way: Mamma Mia! (Rosie), Reckless (Trish), Man of La Mancha, Les Misérables, The Human Comedy. Film: Fugly, Mr. Popper's Penguins, One for the Money (all coming out ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
Aubela Claudia
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Abuela Claudia
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Abuela
Abuela
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Woman Patient
Trish
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
The Housekeeper
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Rosie [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Lady Haberdasherm/Widow
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
#4 (The P.C. Laundromat)/ Margaret/ Kim/ Anna (Mothers)
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Rhoda (Secrets)/ Mavis (Donut World)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Female Ensemble [Replacement]
Madame Thénardier (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Maria Hernandez
Maria Hernandez
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1984
Mexican Woman
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Mexican Woman
Mexican Lady
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Singing Telegram Lady/ Waitress (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Saint
Saint
Retail (Understudy)
Retail (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Aunt Rosa
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

Photos

Olga Merediz as Connie, Melissa Fumero as Eliza in episode 104 of Blockbuster Photo

Olga Merediz as Connie, Melissa Fumero as Eliza in episode 104 of Blockbuster

From: 
Date:
08/26/2022
Olga Merediz as Connie, Kamaia Fairburn as Kayla, Melissa Fumero as Eliza, Madeleine  Photo

Olga Merediz as Connie, Kamaia Fairburn as Kayla, Melissa Fumero as Eliza, Madeleine Arthur as Hannah, Tyler Alvarez as Carlos, Randall Park as Timmy in episode 104 of Blockbuster

From: 
Date:
08/26/2022
Olga Merediz and Jimmy Smits Photo

Olga Merediz and Jimmy Smits

From: 
Date:
05/06/2021
DAPHNE RUBIN-VEGA as Daniela, STEPHANIE BEATRIZ as Carla, MELISSA
BARRERA as Vanessa, Photo

DAPHNE RUBIN-VEGA as Daniela, STEPHANIE BEATRIZ as Carla, MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa, OLGA MEREDIZ as Abuela Claudia, GREGORY DIAZ IV as Sonny, DASCHA POLANCO as Cuca and JIMMY SMITS as Kevin Rosario in Warner Bros. Pictures‚Äô ‚ÄúIN THE HEIGHTS,‚ÄĚ a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

From: 
Date:
03/15/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
Aubela Claudia

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Abuela Claudia

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Abuela

Abuela

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Woman Patient

Trish

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
The Housekeeper

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Rosie [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Lady Haberdasherm/Widow

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
#4 (The P.C. Laundromat)/ Margaret/ Kim/ Anna (Mothers)

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Rhoda (Secrets)/ Mavis (Donut World)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Female Ensemble [Replacement]

Madame Thénardier (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1984
Mexican Woman

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Mexican Woman

Mexican Lady

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Singing Telegram Lady/ Waitress (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Saint

Saint

Retail (Understudy)

Retail (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Aunt Rosa

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

Olga Merediz Biography

Olga Merediz was nominated for a 2008 Tony Award for her work in In the Heights, a part she reprised in the 2020 film version. Other B'way: Mamma Mia! (Rosie), Reckless (Trish), Man of La Mancha, Les Misérables, The Human Comedy. Film: Fugly, Mr. Popper's Penguins, One for the Money (all coming out in 2011), Changing Lanes, K-P AX, Music of the Heart, Evita, Center Stage, Isn't She Great, Apartment #5C, City of Hope, Angie. TV: "Past Life" (FOX), "Royal Pains" (USA), "Au Pair III (Fox)," "Hope & Faith," "The Jury," "The Sopranos," "The George Lopez Show," "Law & Order," "L&O: SVU," "L&O: CI," "The Job," "100 Centre Street." Off-B'way: In the Heights (Drama Desk Award), The Taming of the Shrew (NYSF), The Blessing, El Grande de Coca-Cola, El Bravo!, Thornhill.

Olga Merediz Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Olga Merediz, In The Heights
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Ensemble Performances Gold Star
Olga Merediz, In the Heights

Olga Merediz News

ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance Photo ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2022

The cast, including Stephanie Beatriz, Carolina Gait√°n, Olga Merediz, Jessica Darrow, Diane Guerrero, Adassa, Angie Cepeda and Mauro Castillo, will perform the songs from the Oscar¬ģ-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as ‚ÄúWe Don‚Äôt Talk About Bruno‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSurface Pressure.'

Bianca Marroquín Featuring in HABLA LOUD Sixteenth Installment on HBO Max Photo Bianca Marroquín Featuring in HABLA LOUD Sixteenth Installment on HBO Max
by Michael Major - Sep 13, 2022

The hour-long special features interviews from inspiring celebrities and influential Latinos putting the spotlight on filmmakers and content creators for a global audience, in both English and Spanish. HABLA LOUD features Bianca Marroquín, Nicolas Entel, Leila Cobo, Carla Morrison, Wilson Cruz, Isabella Gomez, Natalie Diaz, Ritchie Torres and more.

Photos: Netflix Shares First Look at New BLOCKBUSTER Series Photo Photos: Netflix Shares First Look at New BLOCKBUSTER Series
by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2022

Timmy Yoon (Randall Park) Is an analog dreamer living in a 5G world. And after learning he is operating the last Blockbuster Video in America, Timmy and his staff employees (including his long-time crush, Eliza (Melissa Fumero) fight to stay relevant. Check out first look photos of the new series now!

Ariana DeBose, Robin de Jes√ļs & More Invited to Join The Academy Photo Ariana DeBose, Robin de Jes√ļs & More Invited to Join The Academy
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to 397 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to films. Notable new members include Ariana DeBose,¬†Robin de Jes√ļs,¬†Paul Tazewell,¬†Olga Merediz,¬†Troy Kotsur, Jessie Buckley, Billie Eilish, Jeremy O. Harris, and more.

Photo: Netflix Shares First Look From BLOCKBUSTER Series Photo Photo: Netflix Shares First Look From BLOCKBUSTER Series
by Michael Major - May 5, 2022

Netflix has debuted a first look photo of Randall Park and Melissa Fumero on the set of the upcoming comedy series BLOCKBUSTER. Later tonight, Randall Park, Melissa Fumero, JB Smoove and Tyler Alvarez will be competing against each other in a Movie Trivia Happy Hour event out of Netflix is a Joke: The Festival.

Latino Filmmakers Network to Host Network Event at SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Photo Latino Filmmakers Network to Host Network Event at SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 22, 2022

The Latino Filmmakers Network will host events during Sundance’s 2022 Film Festival Village, which is now being livestreamed here. The network has been livestreaming events, workshops, and pitching opportunities from January 21st and will continue to do so until the 26th. This year marks the eighth annual Latino Filmmakers Network event. 

Lin Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, & More to Be Honored at Critics Choice's Celebration Photo Lin Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, & More to Be Honored at Critics Choice's Celebration of Latino Cinema
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Olga Merediz, Gloria Estefan and more will be honored by Critics Choice at the 2021 Celebration of Latino Cinema!

IN THE HEIGHTS se estrenar√° en Madrid en la temporada 2022/2023 Photo IN THE HEIGHTS se estrenar√° en Madrid en la temporada 2022/2023
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 29, 2021

El musical estará dirigido y coreografiado por José Félix Romero.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of DIANA THE MUSICAL on Broadway Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of DIANA THE MUSICAL on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 18, 2021

Diana, The Musical celebrated its official opening night last night, Wednesday, November 17 at the Longacre Theatre. Go inside opening night with our photos coverage!

BWW's Guide to Where to Stream Broadway & Theatre Favorites this October Photo BWW's Guide to Where to Stream Broadway & Theatre Favorites this October
by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

From new releases to the return of some classics, this month's list of releases includes a Rita Moreno documentary, an album of new symphonic suits from Andrew Lloyd Webber, and new additions to the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series. movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this October!

Olga Merediz Videos

BWW Exclusive: Watch Daphne Rubin-Vega Throw a Carnaval del Barrio in the IN THE HEIG VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Daphne Rubin-Vega Throw a Carnaval del Barrio in the IN THE HEIGHTS Movie!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2021

You can catch In the Heights in theatres and on HBO Max now! Until you do, catch a sneak peek of 'Carnaval del Barrio,' performed by Daphne Rubin-Vega with a very special introduction from Abuela Claudia herself, Olga Merediz.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jon Chu Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS on CBS THIS MORNING! VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jon Chu Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS on CBS THIS MORNING!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

They also discussed the return of Broadway and why the industry needs to be more diverse.

VIDEO: Leslie Grace Reveals Hardest 'In The Heights' Dance Scene on THE KELLY CLARKSO VideoVIDEO: Leslie Grace Reveals Hardest 'In The Heights' Dance Scene on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

Leslie Grace plays Nina Rosario in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights,' which will be released in theaters and on HBO Max this Friday, June 11th. 

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Says He Plans on Going to Every Broadway Show on THE TONIGH VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Says He Plans on Going to Every Broadway Show on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

The two also saluted the return of Broadway in a viral clip last night which also featured Phylicia Rashad, Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti, Christopher Jackson, and more.

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Not Getting Advice From Lin-Manuel Miranda VideoVIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, Not Getting Advice From Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2021

In the interview, Ramos talked about getting his career start in Radio City Music Hall, and teased his album Love and Lies. He also talked about stepping into Lin-Manuel Miranda’s role for the movie adaptation of In the Heights, and how Miranda didn't offer him much advice.

VIDEO: Jimmy Smits & Olga Merediz Explain Why IN THE HEIGHTS Will Resonate with Audie VideoVIDEO: Jimmy Smits & Olga Merediz Explain Why IN THE HEIGHTS Will Resonate with Audiences
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2021

It took a whole lot of paciencia y fe for In the Heights fans to make it this far. Now, in just days, the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first big hit arrives on the big screen. Equally patient have been the stars of the movie, who wrapped filming almost two years ago.

VIDEO: Watch a Closer Look at IN THE HEIGHTS From THE OSCARS! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Closer Look at IN THE HEIGHTS From THE OSCARS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2021

The film adaptation of 'In The Heights' premieres on June 10th!

VIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS VideoVIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2020

Stephanie Beatriz credits her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' co-star Melissa Fumero for encouraging her to give it her all and try out for the upcoming movie musical 'In The Heights,' which she ended up scoring a role in. Stephanie also reveals that starring in the movie with Broadway actress Daphne Rubin-Vega is extremely special since she looked up to her as a Latina woman when she was growing up.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Transforms Childhood Park Into Venue For Young Performers VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Transforms Childhood Park Into Venue For Young Performers
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

The Today Show recently did a feature on Payson Playground, a park near where Lin-Manuel Miranda grew up. Miranda and his family recently partnered with People's Theatre Project to give the park a revamp. The park is now a space for young performers to take part in a theatre summer camp.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives VIP Tour of HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION on ELLEN VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives VIP Tour of HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION on ELLEN
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

On today's episode of The Ellen Show, Ellen sent her resident kid presidential expert Macey Hensley to Chicago to see the new Hamilton: The Exhibition, and she had a very special guide as 'Hamilton' creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda gave her a VIP tour.


Olga Merediz Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Olga Merediz been in?
Olga Merediz has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Olga Merediz been in?
Olga Merediz has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Olga Merediz been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for In The Heights and Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights .

What awards has Olga Merediz won?
Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights.