Mesach Taylor

We Remember Meshach Taylor (1947-2014)

Posted by: at 07/01/2014 04:49 PM
We Remember Meshach Taylor (1947-2014)

Meshach Taylor in rehearsal for the Goodman’s production of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the 1984/1985 Season.

We at the Goodman Theatre were saddened to learn of the death from cancer on June 28 of actor Meshach Taylor.  A much loved and highly respected mainstay of the Chicago theater community in the 1970s, Meshach created indelible performances at a variety of local theaters, among them the original Organic Theatre Company and the Goodman, where his performance in Sizwe Bansi is Dead in the 1977/1978 Season earned him a Jeff Award. His other Goodman appearances included Native Son in 1978 and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1985).

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