Trazana Beverley

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Trazana Beverley
Trazana Beverley at Hip-Hop Theater Festival.jpg
Beverley in 2010
United States

Trazana Beverley is an American stage and film actress[1] as well as a lecturer in acting.[2] She received a BFA in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

She was the first African-American actress to receive a Tony Award for "Best Featured Actress in a Play" (for the 1977 Broadway play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf),[3] having previously won a Theatre World Award for the Off-Broadway production.[4] She shared a cast Obie Award for the latter.[4] She also won the 1977 Theatre World and Drama Desk Awards for the Broadway version.[3] She later would star in the Arena Stage production of Before It Hits Home.


  1. ^ Brown, Joe (1989-01-31). "TRAZANA BEVERLEY, ON TO A NEW STAGE". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2020-08-24.
  2. ^ "Trazana Beverley". Retrieved 2020-08-24.
  3. ^ a b Trazana Beverley at the Internet Broadway Database
  4. ^ a b Trazana Beverley at the Internet Off-Broadway Database

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