Member Profiles

James Vincent Meredith

Biography

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.

Watch & Listen

  1. Take Me Out

    Take Me Out

  2. The Pain and the Itch

    The Pain and the Itch

  3. The Crucible in Rehearsal

    The Crucible in Rehearsal

  4. The Crucible in Production

    The Crucible in Production

  5. Carter

    Carter's Way in Rehearsal

  6. Carter

    Carter's Way in Production

  7. Superior Donuts in Rehearsal

    Superior Donuts in Rehearsal

  8. Superior Donuts in Production

    Superior Donuts in Production

  9. A Day in the Life of Steppenwolf Theatre Company

    A Day in the Life of Steppenwolf Theatre Company

  10. SYA Teen Super Summer Theatre Workshops

    SYA Teen Super Summer Theatre Workshops

  11. The Tempest in Production

    The Tempest in Production

  12. Ski Dubai in Production

    Ski Dubai in Production

  13. James and Tanya Getting Ready for Behind the Curtain

    James and Tanya Getting Ready for Behind the Curtain

  14. Hot L Baltimore in Rehearsal

    Hot L Baltimore in Rehearsal

  15. Hot L Baltimore in Production

    Hot L Baltimore in Production

  16. Tina Landau Directs Hot L Baltimore

    Tina Landau Directs Hot L Baltimore

  17. Frank Galati adapts and directs The March

    Frank Galati adapts and directs The March

  18. The Scene: Hot L Baltimore

    The Scene: Hot L Baltimore

  19. Hot L Baltimore Audience Response

    Hot L Baltimore Audience Response

  20. James Meredith and <i>Clybourne Park</i>

    James Meredith and Clybourne Park

  21. Clybourne Park in Rehearsal

    Clybourne Park in Rehearsal

  22. Clybourne Park in Production

    Clybourne Park in Production

  23. Clybourne Park Teaser

    Clybourne Park Teaser

  24. Clybourne Park Audience Response

    Clybourne Park Audience Response

  25. Playing Race on Stage

    Playing Race on Stage

  26. The March in Rehearsal

    The March in Rehearsal

  27. The March In Production

    The March In Production

  28. Inside The March

    Inside The March

Credits & Awards


Theatre

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)

Television

ER; Prison Break

Awards

Black Theater Alliance Sidney Poitier Award (The Crucible)