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Carissa Gaughran

 
Bio:
CARISSA GAUGHRAN* - Maine State Music Theatre (Miss Frankie Nolan/Dance Captain, Jersey Boys); MSMT(Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); MSMT (Maria Huerta, Saturday Night Fever); MSMT (Olga Mara, Singing In The Rain); MSMT (Ensemble, Beauty and the Beast); Fulton Theatre (Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
CARISSA GAUGHRAN* - Maine State Music Theatre (Miss Frankie Nolan/Dance Captain, Jersey Boys); MSMT(Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); MSMT (Maria Huerta, Saturday Night Fever); MSMT (Olga Mara, Singing In The Rain); MSMT (Ensemble, Beauty and the Beast); Fulton Theatre (Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Carissa Gaughran Biography

CARISSA GAUGHRAN* - Maine State Music Theatre (Miss Frankie Nolan/Dance Captain, Jersey Boys); MSMT(Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); MSMT (Maria Huerta, Saturday Night Fever); MSMT (Olga Mara, Singing In The Rain); MSMT (Ensemble, Beauty and the Beast); Fulton Theatre (Terri, Sophisticated Ladies); Fulton Theatre ( Ensemble, 42nd Street); Fulton Theatre (Princess Ruth, The Princess and the Pea); MPAC (Penny, Hairspray); Villagers Theatre (Maggie , A Chorus Line); Norwegian Cruise Line ( Lead Vocalist, Blazing Boots); Carissa is signed with The Mine Agency. Carissa is a member of Actors Equity Association. All Social Media: @carissagaughran





Carissa Gaughran News

BWW Review: Dazzling PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Stops At Straz Center For The Performin Photo BWW Review: Dazzling PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Stops At Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Drew Eberhard - May 18, 2022

Anyone who has been immersed in “Pop Culture” over the last 30+ years has seen, heard, or knows every line and sequence of the 1990 Romantic Comedy Pretty Woman starring the iconic duo of Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. Read our critic's review of the new stage musical.

BWW Review: Chasing the Music: MSMT Mounts Spectacular JERSEY BOYS in Westbrook Photo BWW Review: Chasing the Music: MSMT Mounts Spectacular JERSEY BOYS in Westbrook
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 3, 2021

In the final moments of the 2005 hit musical JERSEY BOYS, Frankie Valli muses, “We were all just chasing the music.” For those fans of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and the Bob Gaudio/Bob Crewe/Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice show about the group’s rise to fame and artistic and personal struggles, the “chase” need take them no farther than Westbrook Performing Arts Center where Maine State Music Theatre has mounted a spectacular production that is a must-see. In their only main stage show of the 2021 season, MSMT’s JERSEY BOYS, directed by Mark Martino and choreographed by Kenny Ingram, is a joyous, boisterous, dazzling, powerful, incisive, edgy and ultimately uplifting story that rivets from start to finish.

VIDEO: TJC's Tap Crew Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'The Happiest Christmas Tree' Photo VIDEO: TJC's Tap Crew Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'The Happiest Christmas Tree'
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2019

Tyler Johnson-Campion (TJC) teams up with Tim Fuchs Photography, and his jolly crew of tap dancers, to create a video that will throw you into the Holiday Spirit!

BWW Review: MSMT Launches 61st Season with Duke Ellington Extravaganza Photo BWW Review: MSMT Launches 61st Season with Duke Ellington Extravaganza
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 7, 2019

So what does a theatre company do to keep its momentum and even up the ante after a 60th anniversary season that broke all records? Why not hire three choreographers, fourteen virtuoso singer-dancers, and an eleven-piece big band orchestra, to mount the largest dance show in its history that celebrates the music of one of America's immortal musical geniuses, Duke Ellington? That is precisely what Maine State Music Theatre has done in its 2019 season opener with its sensational all-singing, all-dancing, visually opulent extravaganza, SOPHISTICATED LADIES, that is currently blowing the roof off the Pickard with its high-octane visceral energy, heady joy, and pure lyrical magic.

Fulton Theatre Presents SOPHISTICATED LADIES And THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo Fulton Theatre Presents SOPHISTICATED LADIES And THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2019

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre, in association with Maine State Music Theatre is proud to present the dance and music-filled Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, May 2 through May 25, with Previews April 30 and May 1. Three acclaimed choreographers, Broadway's Mark Stuart, Broadway's Kenny Ingram and Lancaster's own Marc Robin, have joined to make this one memorable celebration! 

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the 'Lullaby of Broadway,' 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as 'We're In the Money,' 'About a Quarter to Nine,' 'Shuffle Off to Buffalo,' and the title song 'Forty-Second Street'! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the 'Lullaby of Broadway,' 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as 'We're In the Money,' 'About a Quarter to Nine,' 'Shuffle Off to Buffalo,' and the title song 'Forty-Second Street'! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the 'Lullaby of Broadway,' 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as 'We're In the Money,' 'About a Quarter to Nine,' 'Shuffle Off to Buffalo,' and the title song 'Forty-Second Street'! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!

42ND STREET Comes to The Fulton Theatre Photo 42ND STREET Comes to The Fulton Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the "Lullaby of Broadway," 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as "We're In the Money," "About a Quarter to Nine," "Shuffle Off to Buffalo," and the title song "Forty-Second Street"! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!

BWW Review: MSMT Brings Glitter of Hollywood's Golden Age to the Pickard Stage Photo BWW Review: MSMT Brings Glitter of Hollywood's Golden Age to the Pickard Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 10, 2018

As its main stage finale in this Diamond Jubilee season, Maine State Music Theatre chose to present the stage version of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain. With its book by Betty Comden/Adolph Green, and songs by Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed), based on the famed MGM musical, this iconic classic receives a production that recreates the glitter of Hollywood's Golden Age on a dazzlingly grand scale. MSMT's staging, directed/choreographed by Marc Robin, sparkles with the effervescence of fine champagne, bubbles with energy and originality, exudes sunshine and joy, and offers its audiences an exhilarating, entirely magical entertainment experience.

Carissa Gaughran Videos

VIDEO: TJC's Tap Crew Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'The Happiest Christmas Tree' VideoVIDEO: TJC's Tap Crew Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'The Happiest Christmas Tree'
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2019

Tyler Johnson-Campion (TJC) teams up with Tim Fuchs Photography, and his jolly crew of tap dancers, to create a video that will throw you into the Holiday Spirit!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the 'Lullaby of Broadway,' 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as 'We're In the Money,' 'About a Quarter to Nine,' 'Shuffle Off to Buffalo,' and the title song 'Forty-Second Street'! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!