James Vincent Meredith
James Vincent Meredith received critical acclaim as John Proctor in The Crucible, his first role as an ensemble member. At Steppenwolf he has also appeared in Clybourne Park, The Hot L Baltimore, The Bluest Eye (also Off-Broadway at the New Victory Theater), The Pain and the Itch, Carter's Way and Superior Donuts. Other Chicagoland appearances include Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting at Lookingglass Theatre and Much Ado About Nothing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater,as well as work at About Face Theatre, Writer's Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook and Piven Theatre Workshop, where he is a member of the company ensemble.
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Credits & Awards
King Lear, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, American Voices, Our Country’s Good (Piven Theatre Workshop); Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, King John, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare); The Duchess of Malfi and Othello (Writers’ Theatre); A Raisin in the Sun(Goodman Theatre); Othello and “Master Harold”...and the boys (Journeymen Theatre); Flyin' West (Illinois Theatre Center); The King and I (Drury Lane Oakbrook); Othello (Michigan Shakespeare Festival); The Hobbit (First Stage)
ER; Prison Break
Black Theater Alliance Sidney Poitier Award (The Crucible)