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Vinie Burrows STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Mint Theater Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2020
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Okhokho

[Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2018
Ensemble

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Revival, 2017
Fairy

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Soho Rep, 2017
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
2006
Chorus

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1968
Performer

[Broadway]
1961
Tense

[Broadway]
1956
Sarah

[Broadway]
1955
Dinosaur

Ivy

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Selma Mae

Theodora (Teddy) Hicks (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1951
Zeba

[Broadway]
1950
Dolly May

Writing

Adaptation
Conceiver
Playwright

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Obie Awards - 2020 - Lifetime Achievement

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Actress and Activist Vinie Burrows Dies At Age 99

Actress Vinie Burrows, once proclaimed “the queen of Black theater” by Clive Barnes of The New York Times, passed away peacefully on Christmas Day 2023 surrounded by family, at the age of 99. 

Broadway Veteran Vinie Burrows Passes Away at 99

Actress Vinie Burrows, once proclaimed “the queen of black theater” by Clive Barnes of The New York Times, passed away peacefully on Christmas Day 2023 surrounded by family, at the age of 99. 

TNC Sets 28th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts For Next Month

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 200 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 28th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted May 26 to 28 in and around Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street). Admission is free but donations will be gratefully accepted.

John Turturro, André De Shields & More to be Featured in LIVE FROM MOUNT OLYMPUS Podcast

The Onassis Foundation and PRX has announced a new season of Live from Mount Olympus, created in partnership with the Brooklyn-based theater collective The TEAM and premiering April 18.

André De Shields Hosts The Team's 18th Anniversary Gala

Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) will emcee The TEAM's 18th Anniversary Gala at 26 Bridge on Monday March 27 at 6:30pm.

Theater for the New City to Present 20th Annual LOVE 'N COURAGE Gala Honoring Eduardo Machado & Carlina Rivera

Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program will be beneficiary of the theater's 20th annual Love 'n Courage benefit Monday, February 13, 2022 at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South. 

Theater For The New City Announces Village Halloween Costume Ball

Theater for the New City (TNC) will emphasize Covid safety in this year's Village Halloween Costume Ball, presenting a hybrid (indoor/outdoor) celebration on October 31 to delight its community, young and old, and to celebrate the creativity that comes with the season. 

Theater for the New City Announces 19th Annual Love 'n Courage Gala

Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program will be beneficiary of the theater's 19th annual Love 'n Courage benefit Monday, February 14, 2022 at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The evening honors Austin Pendleton, Drama Desk and Obie winner, Tony Award nominated actor, playwright, theater director and teacher.

Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Ball Moves Outside

Theater for the New City has presented its Village Halloween Costume Ball annually since 1976. With safety paramount this year, the fete will take place October 31 as an open-air celebration outside the theater, on East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues. 

Theater For The New City's Village Halloween Ball Moves Outside, October 31

Theater for the New City has presented its Village Halloween Costume Ball annually since 1976. With safety paramount this year, the fete will take place October 31 as an open-air celebration outside the theater, on East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.  A large tent will provide rain protection. 

Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety.

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts Returns Live in May

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety. 

The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Works

The Broad Stage has announced a new chapter in its artistic future – as a commissioner and producer of new work – centered around dynamic partnerships with a diverse mix of performers, directors, choreographers, composers, librettists, and arts venues – in the 2021-2022 through 2023-2024 seasons, with exact production dates to be announced.

Tim Robbins Joins LOVE 'N COURAGE Virtual Gala

Tim Robbins has joined the list of celebrities contributing performances for Theater or the New City's 2021 'Love 'N Courage' gala March 22, which benefits the theater's emerging playwrights program.  Robbins joins Charles Busch, David Amram, F. Murray Abraham and Vinie Burrows in the roster of stars sharing prepared performances.

Rachel Chavkin and André De Shields Reunite to Create New Greek Myth Podcast LIVE FROM MOUNT OLYMPUS

The Onassis Foundation and the TRAX podcast network for tweens from public media organization PRX today announced Live from Mount Olympus, a new podcast produced in partnership with theatre ensemble the TEAM, combining the magic of audio and contemporary theatre with the power of Greek myth.

Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his “The Huey P. Newton Story” and as Smiley in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for “The Secret Life of Bees” and 2006 Tony award winner for “The Color Purple”. 

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Broadway's Woodie King, Vinie Burrows and Emme Kemp Profiled in Photography Book on Black Seniors

Broadway veterans Woodie King, Jr., Vinie Burrows and Emme Kemp are spotlighted in “A Generation Found: Precious Pearls of Wisdom,” a beautifully photographed coffee table book by writer-photographer Roohee Marshall that’s dedicated to the wit and achievements of Black seniors.

Vinie Burrows FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Vinie Burrows been in?

Vinie Burrows has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Vinie Burrows been in?

Vinie Burrows has not appeared in the West End.

How many shows has Vinie Burrows written?

Vinie Burrows has written 2 shows including Her Talking Drum (Adaptation), Sister! Sister! (Playwright).

What awards has Vinie Burrows been nominated for?

Vinie Burrows has been nominated for the Lifetime Achievement award at the Obie Awards.

What awards has Vinie Burrows won?

Vinie Burrows has won the Lifetime Achievement award at the Obie Awards.

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