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Jack McCarthy

 
Bio:
Jack McCarthy is a director and producer hailing from Los Angeles. He has directed at various theaters across the country, including The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Southern Rep, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and Pasadena Playhouse, where he also assisted Tony-nominated director Randy Johnson. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jack McCarthy is a director and producer hailing from Los Angeles. He has directed at various theaters across the country, including The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Southern Rep, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and Pasadena Playhouse, where he also assisted Tony-nominated director Randy Johnson. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Michael Llewelyn Davies (Alternate) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Michael Llewelyn Davies (Alternate) [Replacement]

Jack McCarthy Biography

Jack McCarthy is a director and producer hailing from Los Angeles. He has directed at various theaters across the country, including The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Southern Rep, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and Pasadena Playhouse, where he also assisted Tony-nominated director Randy Johnson. At fifteen, he founded his own nonprofit theater organization, GIFT, with the mission to bring live performance to hospitalized individuals unable to experience it regularly. He continues to serve as GIFT?s Executive Producer in New Orleans and the California Bay Area, where he also lectures on the importance of the arts at universities and high schools. In addition to theatre, Jack directs immersive themed entertainment experiences. Notable directing credits include: Stage Kiss (Paul Backer Production Award), Heathers (National Youth Arts Best Direction Nominee), Into the Woods, The Oregon Trail, The Illusion, and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Immersive Themed Entertainment Credits: Demon Rising, The Witching Hour and Ascend: When Myths Fall, Heroes Rise. Education: University of Southern California BA Theatre Directing, BS Business Administration. British American Drama Academy, London. Contact: jackdirects@gmail.com




Jack McCarthy News

Photos: First Look at Hero Theatre's Revival of TEA Photo Photos: First Look at Hero Theatre's Revival of TEA
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Five Japanese women learn to adjust to a new life in rural Kansas alongside their American GI husbands following World War II. Hero Theatre presents a revival of Tea, Velina Hasu Houston’s powerful, lyrical exploration of the immigrant experience that has become a modern classic in its nearly four-decade history of production.

Hero Theatre Revives TEA By Velina Hasu Houston For Asian Pacific American Heritage M Photo Hero Theatre Revives TEA By Velina Hasu Houston For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Five Japanese women learn to adjust to a new life in rural Kansas alongside their American GI husbands following World War II. Hero Theatre presents a revival of Tea, Velina Hasu Houston's powerful, lyrical exploration of the immigrant experience that has become a modern classic in its nearly four-decade history of production.

Hero Theatre Awarded Sundance Institute Arts Organization; Staged Reading Announced Photo Hero Theatre Awarded Sundance Institute Arts Organization; Staged Reading Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2021

Designated one of 18 U.S.-based BIPOC-led arts organizations to be awarded an Arts Organization Grant by the Sundance Institute this past week, Hero Theatre has announced casting for a staged reading of Flex that will open its 10th anniversary season at Downtown L.A.'s Inner-City Arts on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.

Hero Theatre Announces Return To The Stage With 10th Anniversary 2021-22 Season Photo Hero Theatre Announces Return To The Stage With 10th Anniversary 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2021

Hero Theatre announces its return to live performances in 2021-22, celebrating its 10th anniversary with a lineup of two fully produced on-stage productions and the staged reading of an exciting new play.

Mission To (dit)Mars To End Programming Photo Mission To (dit)Mars To End Programming
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2021

(dit)Mars theatre company has made the decision to wind down its operations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NextStage Theatre Company Presents LOOKING GLASS WORLD: An Interactive Choose-Your Ow Photo NextStage Theatre Company Presents LOOKING GLASS WORLD: An Interactive Choose-Your Own Journey Virtual Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

NextStage continues to push the boundaries of virtual theatre with Looking Glass World, an interactive, choose-your-own-journey style digital production. With over 1000 scripted variations that can take place at each performance, the audience controls the plot in this larger than life saga, inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' universe.

Hero Theatre Announces Immersive Project Addressing School Shootings Photo Hero Theatre Announces Immersive Project Addressing School Shootings
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019

Hero Theatre announced a special collaboration with immersive theatre artist Jack McCarthy as part of their 2020/2021 season. McCarthy has been commissioned to create two world-premiere immersive plays. The productions are part of Hero Ignite, a new division of the company that serves as an incubator for new works created and inspired by the experiences of youth in America today.

Shuffles Presents PETER PANTOMIME: HOOKED! at The Kaye Playhouse Photo Shuffles Presents PETER PANTOMIME: HOOKED! at The Kaye Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

SHUFFLES presents PETER PANtomime: Hooked!-its magical tap dancing and singing-filled holiday interpretation of the beloved Peter Pan tale-on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. The rip roaring production is now in its 12th year.

Hidden Realms' ASCEND Receives The Encore! Producers' Award And Extends Photo Hidden Realms' ASCEND Receives The Encore! Producers' Award And Extends
by Julie Musbach - Jul 10, 2019

After a successful run at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Ascend: When Myths Fall, Heroes Rise received the Encore! Producers' Award and has extended for two more performances. The Encore! Producers' Award is given to the shows that represent the best of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, based on artistic merit and commercial potential.

Hidden Realms Presents ASCEND At The Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo Hidden Realms Presents ASCEND At The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2019

This June, Hidden Realms, a new immersive experience company based in Los Angeles, presents Ascend: When Myths Fall, Heroes Rise at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Ascend is a fully immersive and interactive experience that aims to make the audience the heroes of their own story.

Jack McCarthy Videos

BWW TV: FINDING NEVERLAND Cast Flies to Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of FINDING NEVERLAND (Laura Michelle Kelly, Jackson Demott Hill, Christopher Paul Richards, Jack McCarthy, Eli Tokash, and Alex Dreier) who performed the songs 'Stars,' 'Neverland,' and 'All That Matters.' Check out highlights below!


Jack McCarthy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jack McCarthy been in?
Jack McCarthy has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jack McCarthy been in?
Jack McCarthy has not appeared in the West End