Who Won the 1982
Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical

Cleavant Derricks

("Dreamgirls")

1981 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner
1983  Winner

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Theater review: Geva's 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'

Rochester City Newspaper
During the scene with his father, John Prentice Sr. -- portrayed by Cleavant Derricks -- the emotional stakes of the show are raised. Derricks holds his own, and as Mary Prentice, the matriarch of the family, Nora Cole is an elegant portrait of a ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner Cleavant Derricks News

Oscars: Expect a big night for La La Land at Academy Awards

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The presence of Cleavant Derricks in a key role was a special surprise for me — my wife and I had seen the original 1981 cast of Dreamgirls on Broadway, which featured Derricks in a Tony-winning role. He was also Robin Williams' newfound friend in my ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner Cleavant Derricks News

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 ...

1982 Tony Awards Best Featured Actor Musical Winner Cleavant Derricks News

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 ...

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