(Bio as of March 2018)
Marie Thomas appeared on Broadway in the musical Don’t Bother Me I Can’t Cope, and at Lincoln Center Theater in The Duplex and Antigone. She played Nina Dubois in Charles Smith’s Knock Me a Kiss at New York’s New Federal Theater, the National Black Theater Festival in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and at Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She received the Audelco Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance. Also at Crossroads Theater, she played Sister Moore in The Amen Corner and Dorabelle in The Disappearance with Ruby Dee. She received an Audelco Award for Best Actress for The Talented Tenth in New York and at Atlanta’s National Black Arts Festival. She also received an Audelco nomination for her performance in An Evening with Josephine Baker (off-Broadway and at the National Black Arts Festival). Other theater credits include The Summer House (The Passage Theater), King Lear starring Avery Brooks (Yale Repertory Theatre) and The Dance on Widow’s Row (New Federal Theater and The National Black Theater Festival). Television and film credits include The Cosby Mysteries, L.A. Law, Knots Landing, Amen, The Doctors, One Life to Live, As The World Turns and Hot Shots.