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Cathryn Wake is an actor, singer and musician based in New York City. She made her Broadway debut in the original cast of NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at the Imperial Theater.

As a stage actor, Cathryn has specialized in originating characters in new work. These roles in world-premiere productions include Jean Kerr, wife of Senator Joseph McCarthy, in Joe DiPietro’s CONSCIENCE (George Street Playhouse), women’s suffrage leader Alice Paul in THE SUFFRAGIST (GBPAC), real-life WWI veteran Louise LeBreton in THE HELLO GIRLS (Off-Broadway), Mara in WELL-INTENTIONED WHITE PEOPLE (Barrington Stage), and Maggie in THE SEEDBED (New Jersey Rep).

Other notable theatre credits include THE FANTASTICKS (Off-Broadway), THE OTHER JOSH COHEN (Off-Broadway), THE GLASS MENAGERIE (Pittsburgh Public), THE SECOND GIRL (CATF), LOCH NESS (The Rev), and EBENEZER SCROOGE'S...CHRISTMAS SHOW (The Old Globe).

On television, she has appeared on “Madam Secretary”, “Glee”, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (as featured vocalist), “America's Got Talent”, “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, and “The 71st Annual Tony Awards”.

Cathryn received her BFA from Pace University and received the Classical Acting Certificate from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art.

Cathryn Wake Photos


Prospect Theater Company Off-Broadway Production, 2018

Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Performer [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2016


Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Luisa [Replacement]

53% Of [Off-Broadway]

Second Stage Off-Broadway Production, 2022


Cathryn Wake News

Cast Set for TICK, TICK...BOOM! at George Street Playhouse

George Street Playhouse has revealed the complete cast and creative team for tick, tick…BOOM!. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.


“Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show” is back at The Old Globe, bringing laughter and holiday celebration through December 24th.  If you are someone who enjoys it when those pranky spirits from “Nightmare Before Christmas” take over the Haunted Mansion, or the zany comedy of“The Muppet Christmas Carol,” then this fast-paced, funny, and lovingly irreverent show may be a perfect holiday fit.

Interview: Christopher Sieber is happy to bring the laughs in “EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW” at The Old Globe

Interview with Christopher Sieber on playing Ebenezer Scrooge, with a comic twist The Old Globe’s “Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show” playing through December 24th.

Christopher Sieber to Star in EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW at The Old Globe

Get all the details on the full cast and creative team of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, starring Christopher Sieber. Find out when and where you can catch this comedic Dickens send-up at the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre from November 17th to December 24th.

PRIDE AND STORY: The Songs Of Brandi Carlile Will Play The Cutting Room

Pride and Story: The Songs of Brandi Carlile is at The Cutting Room on June 30 with an all-queer cast and band. The 7 pm concert will celebrate the end of Pride Month by paying tribute to the nine-time Grammy Award winner with proceeds benefiting The Looking Out Foundation.

Capital Repertory Theatre Presents DRACULA: A Comedy of Terrors

Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors, a lightning-fast, 90-minute gender-bending, quick-change magical romp will open at Capital Repertory Theatre for previews Friday, September 30. The production will run through Sunday, October 23. The show is co-authored by Steve Rosen and theREP Associate Artist Gordon Greenberg, who also directs.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of RAGTIME THE MUSICAL at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts

Ragtime the Musical, the much-anticipated finale to Bay Street Theater’s 2022 Mainstage Season, opened on Saturday, August 6, in Sag Harbor. Check out opening night photos here!

Photos: First Look at RAGTIME at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has shared production photos of Ragtime, the Tony Award-winning grand finale of the 2022 Mainstage Season and the musical event of the summer. Ragtime begins previews this week on Tuesday, August 2, and runs through August 28. Get a first look at the production here!

RAGTIME THE MUSICAL Announced At Bay Street Theaterand Sag Harbor Center For The Arts

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the musical event of the summer: Ragtime The Musical.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Steph Del Rosso's Sharp Social Commentary, 53% Of, Takes On Added Significance After Supreme Court Rulings

The title refers to the 53% of white women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, but that's just the starting point.

Wake Up With BWW 5/26: Gaten Matarazzo in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More!

Today's top stories include Gaten Matarazzo, star of Stranger Things, who will return to Broadway this summer in Dear Evan Hansen! Plus, get a first look at the PBS Keeping Company With Sondheim documentary, check out rehearsal photos from the pre-Broadway run of The Karate Kid, and more!

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Immersive Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical THE LAST MATCH to Hold Reading

Billed as a Pro-Wrestling Event, that happens to be an immersive Rock Musical, “The Last Match” tells the story of Ben Vengeance who has been professional wrestling's biggest star for years and tonight is his last match.


EBENEZER SCROOGE’S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW is the show for people that love the holidays but are looking for a more fizzy and fun take on a standard holiday classic.  This one-act gets a San Diego twist on Dicken’s classic story, playing through December 16th at The Old Glob


It’s back! San Diego has another show in its Christmas stocking with this fast, funny, and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. All the traditional elements of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol are intact—including the iconic ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future—but with a comic local twist.

BWW Interview: Bill Buell talks about bringing EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW to life at The Old Globe

EBENEZER SCROOGE’S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW is back in town bringing a fast-paced, fun, and infused with local inspiration version of Dicken’s holiday tale to life.  Bill Buell who plays Scrooge talks about his history with the story, and the fun of bringing this reimagined story to the stage of The Old Globe through December 26th.


The six-week limited engagement of Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, from November 19 to December 26, with the official opening night on Tuesday, November 23.

Cathryn Wake and Joel Waggoner Join Nancy Opel in Regional Theatre Premiere of THE SUFFRAGIST

Exciting talent continues to join the cast of The Suffragist. Broadway veterans Cathryn Wake and Joel Waggoner bring years of experience in music, each with impressive Broadway credits - Wake (Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812) and Waggoner (School of Rock; Be More Chill).

VIDEO: Ellie Fishman, Chanel Karimkhani, Andrew Mayer & More From THE HELLO GIRLS Perform in the FIRST COLORS Ceremony

The live-broadcast event, the FIRST COLORS Ceremony, featured a special performance by the Off Broadway cast of THE HELLO GIRLS and took place in Washington, DC on Friday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. EDT / 7:00 a.m. PDT. 

VIDEO: See Jay Armstrong Johnson & Jaygee Macapugay in the Opening Number From GOLDEN ZOOM AWARDS

Prospect Theater Company has announced the release of a video produced to kick off a unique virtual event: the Golden Zoom Awards. In the spirit of the Golden Globes, this light-hearted, once-in-a-lifetime, interactive ceremony celebrated 'a year of unintended brilliance in screen performances' on the Zoom platform.


How many Broadway shows has Cathryn Wake been in?

Cathryn Wake has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Cathryn Wake been in?

Cathryn Wake has not appeared in the West End.

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