Meredith Patterson is celebrated as one of Broadway’s true triple threats. She has performed nationally and internationally in theatre, concerts, movies, and television for over 20 years.
At only 25 years old, she starred on Broadway as Peggy Sawyer, arguably the greatest female tap role in theatre history, in the Tony Award-winning musical 42nd St. She then originated the role of Judy Haynes on Broadway in Irving Berlin’s musical White Christmas (Cast Album) and made her Broadway debut as a tap-dancing/singing apple in Julie Taymor’s play The Green Bird (Cast Album). She has done Broadway workshops, readings and world premiere productions of the shows Finding Neverland, An American In Paris, Ginger (as Ginger Rogers), The Jazz Singer (as Ruby Keeler), Curtains, and most recently the play Who Killed Marilyn (as Marilyn Monroe).
Previous to Broadway, she starred in the National Tours of Crazy For You (as Polly Baker) and Singin’ In The Rain (as Kathy Seldon) and White Christmas (as Judy Haynes). Regionally she starred in numerous productions including The Boy Friend directed by Dame Julie Andrews, Papermill’s Follies (Cast Album), A Chorus Line (as Cassie) and most recently Smokey Joe’s Cafe (as Delee/Shimmy Girl). She has worked closely with theatre legends Jerry Mitchell, Susan Stroman, John Rando, Christopher Gatelli, Randy Skinner, Walter Bobbie, and many more.
On screen, Meredith starred on television as “Missy Tiggs” opposite Tom Selleck & Candace Bergen in a 4 episode/3 season arc on Boston Legal (ABC). Other television includes guest-starring roles on Person Of Interest (CBS), The Good Wife (CBS), Law & Order SVU (NBC), Made In Jersey (CBS) with a recurring role on the soap opera All My Children (ABC).
Her feature film credits include The Coen Brother’s Hail Caesar (as Channing Tatum’s Personal Tap Coach), Broken Flowers (opposite Bill Murray), Before the Devil Knows You Dead (opposite Philip Seymore Hoffman), The Princess Diaries II (opposite Chris Pine), Company Man (opposite Chazz Palminteri) and is featured as one of the last 3 girls for the role of Val in the critically acclaimed Chorus Line Documentary Every Little Step. Most recently, Meredith starred in the short film titled What If Wendy, to be released in 2018.
Meredith released her Jazz EP titled Little Did I Ever Dream with some of New York City's finest Jazz musicians; Tedd Firth, Tom Hubbard, and Warren Vache. Produced by Meredith and Aaron Weinstein (available on iTunes). Meredith debuted her solo jazz show Sweet Old Fashioned Girl at Birdland Jazz Club in New York City then played Feinstein's Club in NYC. She composed, performed and released her album MerieNYC in 2006. She can be heard on the cast albums for Papermill’s Follies (TVT Records), The Green Bird (DRG), White Christmas (Sh- K-Boom), and City Center’s Production of Face The Music (DRG)
Meredith is a certified Holistic Health Coach, specializing in entertainment professionals. She trained at The Institute For Integrative Nutrition (IIN) in New York City and is a board-certified member of The American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). She gives Wellness Workshops for the Performing Artist to performing arts schools in Los Angeles and privately coaches performers on how to be healthy body, mind, and spirit.
She volunteers for Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids (BCEFA) and actively with The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) and produced fundraising concerts for HDSA in NYC for 10 years called “Curtains Up For A Cure”.
Even with her impressive and eclectic resume, her most prestigious productions are her children; Maxwell James, and William Van with husband, TSO musician and actor Dustin Brayley.