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Gelsey Bell

 
Bio:
Gelsey Bell is a singer, songwriter, and scholar. Described by the The New York Times as a "inning soprano" and the "future of experimental vocalism," her multi-disciplinary work has been presented internationally. She is a member of thingNY and Varispeed, and Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, and has a ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Gelsey Bell is a singer, songwriter, and scholar. Described by the The New York Times as a "inning soprano" and the "future of experimental vocalism," her multi-disciplinary work has been presented internationally. She is a member of thingNY and Varispeed, and Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, and has a ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Next Door Series Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Princess Mary

Gelsey Bell Biography

Gelsey Bell is a singer, songwriter, and scholar. Described by the The New York Times as a "inning soprano" and the "future of experimental vocalism," her multi-disciplinary work has been presented internationally. She is a member of thingNY and Varispeed, and Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, and has a PhD from NYU in performance studies. www.gelseybell.com





Gelsey Bell News

Review: 10th Anniversary PROTOTYPE Festival in NY Blasts Off with Du Yun's IN OUR DAU Photo Review: 10th Anniversary PROTOTYPE Festival in NY Blasts Off with Du Yun's IN OUR DAUGHTER'S EYES
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 6, 2023

There’s more contemporary opera in New York these days than there used to be and I’ll drink to that. But there’s nothing else that does it with the panache of the PROTOTYPE Festival, the brainchild of Beth Morrison Projects and HERE.

PROTOTYPE: OPERA | THEATRE | NOW Announces Details For 10th Anniversary Season Photo PROTOTYPE: OPERA | THEATRE | NOW Announces Details For 10th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

The 10th Anniversary PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now season will resume January 5 - 15, 2023 after it was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.

Park Avenue Armory to Open 2023 Season With Symposium: SOUND AND COLOR - THE FUTURE O Photo Park Avenue Armory to Open 2023 Season With Symposium: SOUND AND COLOR - THE FUTURE OF RACE IN DESIGN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will begin its 2023 Season with Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design, an interdisciplinary forum exploring how race matters in creative design for live performance, especially in the current moment of creative, technological, and cultural unrest.

HERE to Launch New Virtual Performance Platform URHERE in November Photo HERE to Launch New Virtual Performance Platform URHERE in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

The Obie Award-winning HERE will be launching URHERE, a new one-of-a-kind, rigorously curated virtual platform for outdoor and digital premieres. The platform will launch November 9, 2022.

PROTOTYPE: OPERA | THEATRE | NOW Reveals Details for 10th Anniversary Season Photo PROTOTYPE: OPERA | THEATRE | NOW Reveals Details for 10th Anniversary Season
by Grace Cutler - Jul 12, 2022

The 10th Anniversary PROTOTYPE ‚Äď OPERA | THEATRE | NOW season will resume January 5 - 15, 2023 after it was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.

Park Avenue Armory to Present ARCHER AYMES LOST AND FOUND RETROSPECTIVE: A JUNETEENTH Photo Park Avenue Armory to Present ARCHER AYMES LOST AND FOUND RETROSPECTIVE: A JUNETEENTH EXHIBITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will continue its Making Space Public Programming series with Archer Aymes Lost and Found Retrospective: A Juneteenth Exhibition, Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 3pm to 6pm. Audiences explore the legacy of emancipation through an immersive installation and operatic performance.

Podcast Hosts Jesse McAnally and Andrew DeWolf to Stream a Watch-a-Long for GREASE an Photo Podcast Hosts Jesse McAnally and Andrew DeWolf to Stream a Watch-a-Long for GREASE and GREASE 2
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

On May 21st 2022 at 7pm EST McAnally and DeWolf will stream a watch-a-long for both Grease films to celebrate their years of collaboration on Musicals with Cheese.

Park Avenue Armory to Present QUEER HIP HOP CYPHER as Part of Making Space Public Pro Photo Park Avenue Armory to Present QUEER HIP HOP CYPHER as Part of Making Space Public Programming Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will continue its Making Space Public Programming Series with Queer Hip Hop Cypher, an exploration of the queer origins and aesthetics of hip hop through discussion, film, and performance on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3pm.

innova Recordings Announces Eight New Artists to Join the Label Following National Ca Photo innova Recordings Announces Eight New Artists to Join the Label Following National Call
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Today American Composers Forum announces the first collection of recording projects selected through a panel process for its in-house record label, innova Recordings. A national call issued in December 2021 launched innova's new business model aimed at making the process of visioning, producing, and releasing recordings more inclusive and accessible to artists.

The Green-Wood Cemetery Presents CONCERTS IN THE CATACOMBS Photo The Green-Wood Cemetery Presents CONCERTS IN THE CATACOMBS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022

The Green-Wood Cemetery has announced a new series of concerts featuring boundary-breaking performers in its historic Catacombs. 

Gelsey Bell Videos

VIDEO: Dave Malloy Releases Full Production of GHOST QUARTET at the McKittrick Videoplay
VIDEO: Dave Malloy Releases Full Production of GHOST QUARTET at the McKittrick

by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2020

Dave Malloy took to Twitter to release the full production of Ghost Quartet from 2015 at the McKittrick Hotel.

VIDEO: Charmante! See the New Music Video for GREAT COMET's 'Charming'
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

See the brand-new music video from the immersive Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812. Starring actress Amber Gray, who plays Helene in the show, the video features the show's most villainous anthem, 'Charming.'

BWW TV Exclusive: Follow THE GREAT COMET Into the Recording Studio with Gelsey Bell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is giving you and exclusive peek inside the cast recording sessions with the hosts of the podcast Jim & Tomic. Below, watch as they chat with Gelsey Bell , who plays (amongst other roles) Princess Mary. 

VIDEO: 'GREAT COMET's Josh Groban Reveals How His Fat Suit Saved Him from Injury
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2017

Josh Groban and the cast of Broadway's THE GREAT COMET performed live on today's ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Prior to the performance, Groban chatted about the experience of making his Broadway debut in the musical.

VIDEO: Josh Groban & Cast of 'GREAT COMET' Perform 2 Songs Live on GMA!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2017

Josh Groban and the cast of Broadway's THE GREAT COMET performed 'Prologue' and 'Pierre' live on today's ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Watch the appearance in full below!

VIDEO: Lucas Steele Gets Personal with BC/EFA Speech After 'GREAT COMET'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Lucas Steele took a moment after a performance of Broadway's NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 to give a touching speech encouraging donations to BC/EFA. See what he had to say below! 

VIDEO: GREAT COMET Releases Music Video for 'Sonya Alone'
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2017

See the brand-new music video for 'Sonya Alone' from the immersive Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812. Starring actress Brittain Ashford, who plays Sonya in the show, the video features one of the show's most tender moments as the actress sings the moving, act two ballad.

'GREAT COMET' to Welcome HAMILTON Star as Josh Groban's Summer Successor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan, best known for originating the roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in Hamilton, will join the cast of the new Broadway musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 as 'Pierre' beginning July 3, 2017, starring alongside Denée Benton as 'Natasha.' Click below to watch a fun video introducing the new star!

VIDEO: Josh Groban Talks Immersive Audience Interaction in 'GREAT COMET OF 1812'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 1, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Josh Groban spoke to Stephen Colbert about making his Broadway debut in the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.

BWW TV: Broadway-Bound NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Gives a Sneak Peek in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2016

In attendance was the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (Denee Benton, Nicholas Belton, Paul Pinto, Brittain Ashford, Nick Choksi, Gelsey Bell, Scott Strangland, Lulu Fall,Sumayya Ali, Ken Clark, Azudi Onyejekwe, Josh Canfield, Pearl Rhein, Lauren Zakrin, Courtney Bassett, Ashley Perez Flannigan, Nick Gaswirth, Billy Kiessling, Andrew Mayer) who performed 'Prologue,' 'Charming,' and 'No One Else'. Check out highlights below!


Gelsey Bell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gelsey Bell been in?
Gelsey Bell has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Gelsey Bell been in?
Gelsey Bell has not appeared in the West End


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