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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.

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[Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
Aubela Claudia

Broadway Transfer, 2008
Abuela Claudia

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007


Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Woman Patient


Broadway Revival, 2002
The Housekeeper

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Rosie [Replacement]

Lady Haberdasherm/Widow

#4 (The P.C. Laundromat)/ Margaret/ Kim/ Anna (Mothers)

Rhoda (Secrets)/ Mavis (Donut World)

Original Broadway Production, 1987
Female Ensemble [Replacement]

Madame Thénardier (Understudy) [Replacement]

Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez

Broadway Transfer, 1984
Mexican Woman

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Mexican Woman

Mexican Lady

Singing Telegram Lady/ Waitress (Understudy)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982


Retail (Understudy)

Retail (Understudy)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Aunt Rosa

[New York]
Reading, 2005

Olga Merediz Movies

[1984]The Brother from Another Planet Noreen's Client

[1988]The Milagro Beanfield War Milagro Townsperson

[1990]Q&A Mrs. Valentin

[1991]City of Hope Nidia

[1991]The Super Female #2

[1992]Boomerang Guard

[1994]Angie Roz

[1995]Drunks Chairwoman

[1996]Evita Blanca

[1996]Marvin's Room Beauty Shop Lady

[1997]White Lies Woman #1 in Window

[1997]States of Control Purse-Snatched Woman

[1999]Things I Forgot to Remember Carmela

[1999]Music of the Heart Ramon's Mother

[2000]Center Stage ABA Receptionist

[2000]Isn't She Great Mrs. Ramirez

[2000]Requiem for a Dream Malin & Block Secretary

[2001]K-PAX Transit Officer

[2002]Apartment #5C Jenny

[2002]Changing Lanes Mrs. Miller

[2006]A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Aunt Mary

[2010]Remember Me Aidan's Professor

[2011]Trouble in the Heights Ana's Mother Gloria

[2011]Mr. Popper's Penguins Nanny

[2012]The Place Beyond the Pines Malena

[2012]One for the Money Rosa Gomez

[2014]The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Jane Henry's'secretary

[2014]Like Sunday, Like Rain Esa

[2014]Fugly! Moms

[2014]Top Five Chelsea's Mom

[2016]Custody Joyce

[2016]America Adrift Sorida

[2016]Urge Esthetician

[2017]The Light of the Moon Mariana

[2017]Humor Me Fortune Teller

[2019]Fair Market Value Missy Goya

[2020]Godmothered Beth

[2021]In the Heights Abuela Claudia

[2021]Encanto Abuela Alma'singing

Olga Merediz TV Shows

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Julia Diaz

Bull Judge Ollis

Diary of a Future President Francisca

Hope & Faith Gloria

Law & Order Judge Allard Harper

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Judge Roberta Martinez, Veronica Nash

New Amsterdam Warden Gloria Salazar

Orange Is the New Black Lourdes

Shades of Blue Lorena Zepeda

Stuck in the Middle Abuela

Tattinger's Nanette

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Photos: Ailey's Opening Night Gala Honors Living Legend Judith Jamison with Honorary Chairs Cynthia Erivo and Sunny Hostin

On November 29, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicked off its 65th anniversary season at a star-studded Opening Night Gala complete with a rousing performance and party. Honorary Chairs for the evening were Tony®, Emmy®, and GRAMMY® Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actress, singer, author, and producer Cynthia Erivo and 3x Emmy® Award-winning co-host of ABC’s “The View” and 2x New York Times best-selling author Sunny Hostin. Check out photos here!

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 65th Anniversary Season Kicks off New York City Center Engagement Next Week

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 65th anniversary season kicks off New York City Center engagement celebrating legendary artistic director emerita Judith Jamison on Wednesday, November 29.

Exclusive: Hear IN THE HEIGHTS' Olga Merediz Sing 'I Love My Truck' on Disney's PUPSTRUCTION

The imaginative and music-filled series follows the adventures of the Pupstruction team – a hard-working construction crew. Among the celebrity guest voices for the new show are Tony-nominated Olga Merediz (Broadway's 'In the Heights') as Grandma Dee! Watch an exclusive video clip now!

Olga Merediz Joins Disney's PUPSTRUCTION Series

Joining the previously announced voice cast in recurring and guest star roles for season one are Olga Merediz (Broadway's 'In the Heights') as Grandma Dee, Todrick Hall ('American Idol') as Harvey Hare, Gabriel Iglesias ('Space Jam: A New Legacy') as Felipe and Nate Torrence ('Zootopia') as Chameleo.

Video: Celebrate 15 Years of IN THE HEIGHTS

In the Heights opened on Broadway on March 9, 2008. Watch videos of the original cast in action!

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

VIDEO: Watch Stephanie Beatriz & the ENCANTO Cast Perform 'Family Madrigal' In New Disney+ Special

Disney+ has released a video clip of Stephanie Beatriz and the cast of Encanto performing 'Family Madrigal' in their new Hollywood Bowl concert special! Joining Beatriz in the new special is Adassa (as Dolores), Carolina Gaitán (as Pepa), Jessica Darrow (as Luisa), Diane Guerrero (as Isabela), Olga Merediz (as Abuela Alma), and more.

Wake Up With BWW 12/29: ALADDIN Celebrates 3,000 Broadway Performances, and More!

Top stories include Aladdin celebrating its 3,000th Broadway performance, plus watch as a disruptive audience member is escorted out of Death of a Salesman, and more.

VIDEO: Watch How ENCANTO Came to Life at the Hollywood Bowl

Disney+ has released a featurette going behind the making of Encanto Live at the Hollywood Bowl. Watch the complete video, which features a look inside rehearsals for the special and interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adassa, Stephanie Beatriz, Diane Guerrero, Olga Merediz, Jessica Darrow, and more, now.

Wake Up With BWW 12/28: Alex Brightman Out of BEETLEJUICE, Tony Awards Update, and More!

Top stories include an update on Tony rulings for the 2023 awards! Plus, Alex Brightman will be out of Beetlejuice after suffering a concussion.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ENCANTO Perform 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' at the Hollywood Bowl In New Disney+ Special

Disney+ has released the video of the cast of Encanto singing 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' live at the Hollywood Bowl. The clip is from the new Disney+ concert special, which is now available to stream. The video features Stephanie Beatriz, Olga Merediz, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Carolina Gaitán, Diane Guerrero, and more.

Broadway Lover's Guide to Max

Max offers a collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus acquired franchises and films. Among those include an impressive lineup of muscials, plays, and films that theater lovers will enjoy. From Grease to In the Heights to Cats, check out what Broadway lovers can stream on Max now!


El próximo 28 de diciembre llega a Disney+ el especial ENCANTO EN EL HOLLYWOOD BOWL, un concierto en el famoso recinto de Los Ángeles donde podremos disfrutar de las canciones de Lin-Manuel Miranda grabadas en directo.

Wake Up With BWW 12/16: First Look at the North American Tour of BEETLEJUICE, and More!

Today's top stories include an exclusive first look at the North American tour of Beetlejuice! Plus, we squash a hoax that circulated social media yesterday, claiming that Sondheim's Square One was coming to Broadway next year.

VIDEO: First Look at ENCANTO AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL Disney+ Concert Film

Featuring an introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the concert films stars Stephanie Beatriz (as Mirabel), Jessica Darrow (as Luisa), Diane Guerrero (as Isabela), Adassa (as Dolores), Carolina Gaitán (as Pepa), Mauro Castillo (as Félix), Angie Cepeda (as Julieta) and Olga Merediz (as Abuela Alma), and more. Watch the video trailer now!

Disney+ Announces New Holiday Exclusive Content

There’s no place like Disney+ for the holidays with the “Happy Holidays” collection returning for the third year. New trailers are now available for three upcoming holiday specials exclusive to Disney+; “Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays,” “Best in Snow,” and “Hip Hop Nutcracker.”

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon Perform ENCANTO Medley on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon perform a medley of songs from ENCANTO on The Tonight Show.

ENCANTO Hollywood Bowl Concert to Stream on Disney+

The spectacular concert production, on a massive scale will reunite the all-star cast who will perform the songs from the Oscar-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure,” at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. The special will include with a special introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils BLOCKBUSTER Series Trailer

Netflix has shared the trailer for Blockbuster. From the creators of Superstore and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the series stars Randall Park (Timmy), Melissa Fumero (Eliza), Tyler Alvarez (Carlos), Madeleine Arthur (Hannah), Olga Merediz (Connie), JB Smoove (Percy), and Kamaia Fairburn (Kayla). Watch the new video trailer now!

ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance

The cast, including Stephanie Beatriz, Carolina Gaitán, Olga Merediz, Jessica Darrow, Diane Guerrero, Adassa, Angie Cepeda and Mauro Castillo, will perform the songs from the Oscar®-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure.'


Olga Merediz has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Olga Merediz has not appeared in the West End

Olga Merediz has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for the Tony Awards in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for her role in "In The Heights". Additionally, she received a nomination for the Drama Desk Awards in the category of Outstanding Ensemble Performances for her work in "In the Heights". These nominations highlight her talent and contributions to the Broadway community.

Olga Merediz has won the Outstanding Ensemble Performances award at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "In the Heights".

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