(6/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Birdie") in "Birdie Blue", a play by Cheryl L. West
. Second Stage Theatre, New York City.
Epatha Merkerson | Epatha Merkinson
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
On playing Lola in "Come Back Little Sheba": I'm usually typecast as strong, authoritative, so to find that kind of vulnerability is a real challenge. But Lola is not so far from me, either. I was married, and I understand how to be lonely in a marriage. I believe she's in menopause. And that alone...
Was nominated for Broadway's 2008 Tony Award for Best Performance By a Leading Actress in a Play for "Come Back, Little Sheba".