Terri White, who will soon star as Mama Morton in Chicago on Broadway, has been in several Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including the recent revival of Finian's Rainbow. She also starred as the original Joice Heth in Barnum with Jim Dale and Glenn Close and as Nell Carter's understudy in 1978 in Ain't Misbehavin', later replacing her in the revival in 1988 with Patti Austin and won an Obie award for her work in The Club.
Some of her concert work include the New York Pops 25th Anniversary at Carnegie Hall, "Celebrating America" Gettysburg Pops Charles Prince conducting, "In Studio D" with the Cleveland Ballet, "An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein" with the Philly Pops, Peter Nero conducting, and Anything Cole with the Gay Men's Chorus at Carnegie Hall.
Terri's triumphant return to the Broadway stage was recently featured on CBS with Katie Couric, The New York Times and People Magazine. She can also be seen on VHS and DVD in Nunsense I & II with Rue McClanahan. Her recordings include Forbidden Broadway 25th Anniversary ("Screamgirls"), and her own CD The Lady's Got To Sing.