Novella Nelson


Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Old Friends Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 09/12/2013 Hattie
2 The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui National Actors Theatre/ The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University 10/03/2002 Wounded Woman
3 The Odyssey Theater at St. Clement's Church 05/05/2002 Eurycleia
4 for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf American Place Theatre 06/11/2000 Woman in Brown
5 The Skin of Our Teeth Delacorte Theater 06/12/1998 Fortune Teller
6 Young Playwrights Festival (1992) Playwrights Horizons 09/15/1992 Nana (Taking Control)
7 A Piece of My Heart Union Square Theatre 10/15/1991 Steele
8 The Caucasian Chalk Circle Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 11/13/1990 Storyteller, Woman Cook, Mon Oncle, Servant
9 Ladies Theater at St. Clement's Church 03/01/1989 N/A
10 A Subject of Childhood WPA Theatre 02/16/1988 Counselor
11 Division Street McGinn-Cazale Theatre 02/03/1987 N/A
12 The Skin of Our Teeth East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 11/09/1986 Mrs. Antrobus
13 Breaking the Prairie Wolf Code American Place Theatre 11/13/1985 N/A
14 Young Playwrights Festival (1983) Circle Repertory Theatre 04/13/1983 Narrator (I'm Tired)/ Newscaster (The Birthday Present)
15 Coriolanus Delacorte Theater 06/22/1979 Volumnia (Understudy)
16 Passing Game American Place Theatre 11/18/1977 Rachel
17 Horseman, Pass By Fortune Theater 01/15/1969 Vanity
18 House of Flowers Lucille Lortel Theatre 01/28/1968 Madame Tango
19 In White America Players Theatre 05/18/1965 N/A

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Les Femmes Noires Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Susan Stein Shiva Theater 02/28/1974 Director