Terri White. Now there’s a name you know well, mostly from cabarets and piano bars from New York City to Key West. But, did you know that Terri began her Broadway career in Barnum in 1980, followed by the revival of Ain’t Misbehavin’ in 1988, after being Nell Carter’s understudy in the original 1978 production? After years of appearing Off-Broadway in such shows as Welcome to the Club, The Club (Obie Award), Nunsense I & II, Nuncrackers and Finian’s Rainbow (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nominations, 2010), Terri returned to the Broadway stage in Stepping Out at Radio City with Liza Minnelli, appeared as Mama Morton in the long-running Broadway revival of Chicago in 2010 and in the Tony Award-nominated production of Follies (Kennedy Center, Broadway, LA) in 2011. Did you also know that she can be seen on DVD in Nunsense I & II with Rue McClanahan, Liza Live at Radio City Music Hall, Boys on the Side and in “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”? Not to mention her recordings including Forbidden Broadway 25th Anniversary, Barnum, Liza Live, Finian’s Rainbow, Incurably Romantic, Follies and her own CDs The Lady’s Got to Sing and Upon Request.
Now that we’ve filled you in on Terri’s career, we need to let you know you that the Drama Desk nominated and Obie Award-winning Terri White is in need of our help. She has a rare blood disease and has no health insurance. Her of chemotherapy treatments alone are $1500.00 per week, in addition to $1,000.00 for her prescriptions.
Terri has done so much for so many people over the years, singing in benefits and helping others, but now she needs our help. A GoFundMe page has been set up in Terri’s name and we’re asking you to please consider donating to help her with her medical expenses. The page https://www.gofundme.com/terri-white-medical-fund has all the information you need to make a donation.
Thanks for your help and concern for Terri.