Gender
Female
Born
Sep 24, 1924
Emporia, Virginia, USA
Died
Jun 12, 1998
Bronx, New York, USA
Performer Other
Also Known As
Theresa Merritte
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Feb 06, 2003 - Apr 06, 2003)
  • This production is dedicated to the memory of Theresa Merritt
PlayDramaRevival
Mule Bone (Feb 14, 1991 - Apr 14, 1991)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Katie Pitts]
PlayOriginal
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Oct 11, 1984 - Jun 09, 1985)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Ma Rainey]
PlayDramaOriginal
Division Street (Oct 08, 1980 - Oct 25, 1980)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Mrs. Bruchinski]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Wiz (Jan 05, 1975 - Jan 28, 1979)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt
    • Evillene - Replacement (Apr 12, 1976 - ?)
    • Evillene - Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
Don't Play Us Cheap! (May 16, 1972 - Sep 30, 1972)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt
    • Miss Maybell - Replacement
MusicalFantasyOriginal
The Crucible (Apr 27, 1972 - Jun 03, 1972)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Tituba]
PlayDramaRevival
Trumpets of the Lord (Apr 29, 1969 - May 03, 1969)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Sister Henrietta Pinkston]
MusicalOriginal
Golden Boy (Oct 20, 1964 - Mar 05, 1966)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt
    • Ensemble -
    • Theresa - Replacement
MusicalOriginal
Tambourines to Glory (Nov 02, 1963 - Nov 23, 1963)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Tambourine Temple Choir, Passerby, Cabaret Patron, etc.]
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Our Lan' (Sep 27, 1947 - Nov 01, 1947)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Patsy Ross]
  • Performer: Theresa Merritte [Patsy Ross]
PlayOriginal
Carmen Jones (Apr 07, 1946 - May 04, 1946)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Frankie]
MusicalRevival
Carmen Jones (May 02, 1945 - Closing date unknown)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritt [Frankie]
MusicalRevival
Carmen Jones (Dec 02, 1943 - Feb 10, 1945)
  • Performer: Theresa Merritte [Ensemble]
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1985 | Nominee  | Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Performer: Theresa Merritt

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