Madeline (she/her) is a Harlem native, NYC-based actress, writer, producer, social justice advocate, and holistic life coach. Her stage performances include Hunter John and Jane (Jack), Memory Retrograde (Bklyn Arts Exchange), Roughly Speaking (Tada Theatre), Caseload (The Workshop Theatre), Fences (Cap Rep) Imperceptible Mutabilities of the Third Kingdom (Baca Downtown), and her groundbreaking solo play; A Dream to Fly: Inspired by the Life and Times of Bessie Coleman (National Tour). She’s also the author of a self-help book, Healthy Women Rock: How to Live the Life You Desire and Deserve. Producer credits: The Oh Gees (short film), Back in Shape with T (TV) two international performing arts festivals while living in the USVI where she engaged legendary artists: Danny Glover, Lillias White, Glynn Turman, Sonia Sanchez, Virginia Capers, Janet DuBois, John Amos, producer Woodie King, Jr. and Shades of Harlem. She is grateful to have been cast by directors: Sarah Norris, Seret Scott, Sash Bischoff, Mary Beth Easley, Celine Rosenthal, Kristine Haruna, Miguel Silveira, Sontenish Myers, Kaye Tuckerman, Sarah Schwab, and gifted writers for creating memorable stories and characters. Madeline says her greatest role is Mother to sons Uhuru and Terahshea, and NaneMa to seven amazing grandchildren.
For more info visit: www.madelinemccray.com
Follow on Instagram @madelinemccray + on Twitter @mccraymadeline.
A proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA, Madeline is represented by Bobbie Merritt and Deborah Kym of The Entertainment Group.
Ink'dWell (Maya, development workshop), The Great Novel (Granny)
The Great Novel
As Granny (2019)