Montego Glover Actress NHSMTA Judge
Tony Nominee Montego Glover just completed her award winning run as Felicia Farrell in the Broadway hit musical, “Memphis” (Tony for Best Musical 2010) for which she received both the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama Desk Award for her performance as well as a Drama League Award Nomination.
Born in Georgia and raised in Tennessee, Montego attended the Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences and continued on to receive her B.F.A. with Honors in Music Theater from Florida State University. Ms. Glover made her Broadway debut in the roles of Celie and Nettie in “The Color Purple”. She has been privileged to travel around the country performing at the Geffen Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle’s 5th Ave Theatre, The Huntington Theater and Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, among many others.
Favorite roles include Sarah in “Ragtime”, Lorrell in “Dreamgirls”, Hermia in “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” , Aida in “Aida” for which she won an IRNE award for Best Actress in a Musical and TiMoune in “Once on This Island” for which she received a Helen Hayes Award Nomination. Montego is thrilled to have been with “Memphis” since its conception and earned her third IRNE Award nomination for her role as well as a San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Award Nomination for Best Female Performance in a Musical before moving the show to Broadway.
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