Artist Bio

Ebony Jo-Ann

Ebony Jo-Ann

(Bio as of February 2002)

Ebony Jo-Ann most recently appeared at the Goodman in Drowning Crow during the 2001/2002 Season. She has been seen on Broadway in The Sunshine Boys, Sheila's Day (co-author), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Mule Bone; and off-Broadway in Inacent Black at the Mitzi Newhouse/Lincoln Center and Do Lord Remember Me at the American Place Theatre and Hunter College. Her regional credits include Waiting To Be Invited at ACT Theatre/Seattle and the Denver Theatre Center; The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae at the New Federal Theatre and the Nation­al Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina; Heaven and the Homeboy at Montclair State College; From the Mississippi Delta at Boston University, the Cincinnati Playhouse and the Alliance Theater; Lost in the Stars at the Long Wharf Theatre; Spunk at Center Stage; Bubblin' Brown Sugar at Walnut Street Theatre; and Fame: The Musical at the Coconut Grove Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre. She has been in the national and international tours of The Wiz, Satchmo, Apollo: It Was Just Like Magic and Sheila's Day in Grahamstown, South Africa. Television credits include Law & Order SVU, 100 Cen­tre Street, the PBS American Authors Series, New York Undercover, Law & Order, Outreach (pilot), New York News and One Life to Live. Film credits include Kate & Leopold, Pootie Tang, Eddie, The Day the Ponies Come Back, Tears of a Clown, The Stand-In, Fly By Night, Dark Waters, Chain of Desires, Frederick Douglass: An American Life, and the upcoming Marci X. Ms. Jo-Ann is the recip­ient of five Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards.

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