by Dale Ricardo Shields
“Change your consciousness and you change your experience in life.”
TERRY BURRELL is a Broadway leading actress of West Indian-American descent and accomplished Broadway musical leading lady! Her vast Broadway credits include starring roles in more major productions on the Great White Way than most, including: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Dreamgirls, Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, Eubie, Swinging on a Star, and she also starred as Julie in the first London production of Showboat.
Off Broadway credits include Almost Heaven, And the World Goes Round, Taking a Chance on Love. Her Regional stage credits include: Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, Glenda/Aunt Em in The Wiz, Ella in Bubbling Brown Sugar, Conchita in Barry Manilow’s Copacabana, plus featured roles in Smokey Joe’s Café, Ain’t Misbehavin, Sophisticated Ladies, The World Goes Round, The Women of Brewster Place and many more.
Terry is also a seasoned cabaret artist who has performed her nightclub act for audiences from Monte Carlo to the Caribbean. She has performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra in Venice Italy and most recently for the Jazz Festival in Oslo Norway. Terry was nominated for the Helen Hayes Best Actress in a Musical Award for her portrayal of Queenie in Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie.