Who Won the 1982
Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical

Cleavant Derricks

("Dreamgirls")

1981 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner
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Review: Geva's 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' mixes comedy, tension

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Nora Cole and Cleavant Derricks (Mary and John Prentice Sr.) are equally heartfelt about their life and raising their son in difficult times. Adding levity are Lynda Gravatt as Matilda “Tillie” Binks, the Draytons' disapproving maid, who consistently ...

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Signature tops field with 25 Helen Hayes nominations

Inside NoVA
Signature Theatre's production of “Jelly's Last Jam” picked up a host of nominations in the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards competition, and will be one of three Signature productions vying for Outstanding Musical. Shown are Cleavant Derricks with Kara-Tameika ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner Cleavant Derricks News

Review: "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at the IRT

NUVO Newsweekly
Most people seem to be more familiar with William Rose's 1967 screenplay of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner than the 2013 stage adaptation by Todd Kreidler, which is now at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. But the play holds true to the crux of the film ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner Cleavant Derricks News

'Take A Bow' Part 1: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts' Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
Cleavant Derricks gave a knockout performance as Chimney Man, the narrating spectre who foretells Jelly Roll Morton's misfortunes as a man unwilling to confront his demons. Derricks played this role with power and gravitas that reminded me of Marley's ...

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