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Jamie McGonnigal

 
Date Of Birth:
August 06, 1975 (47)
Birth Place:
Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Bio:
Jamie McGonnigal is an actor, director, producer and activist from the New England area and currently calls New York City home. As a theatrical producer and director, Jamie has been responsible for many of New York's most acclaimed concerts of recent years. As the Founding Artistic Producer of The ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 06, 1975 (47)

Birth Place: Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Bio:
Jamie McGonnigal is an actor, director, producer and activist from the New England area and currently calls New York City home. As a theatrical producer and director, Jamie has been responsible for many of New York's most acclaimed concerts of recent years. As the Founding Artistic Producer of The ... (read complete bio)

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[New York, 2005]
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[New York, 2005]
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[New York, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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Jamie McGonnigal Biography

Jamie McGonnigal is an actor, director, producer and activist from the New England area and currently calls New York City home. As a theatrical producer and director, Jamie has been responsible for many of New York's most acclaimed concerts of recent years. As the Founding Artistic Producer of The World AIDS Day Concerts, Jamie has presented concerts of the New York Premiere of Stephen Schwartz' Children of Eden, the concert premiere of Pippin starring Rosie O'Donnell and Ben Vereen, and The Secret Garden (named in top ten theatre events of 2005 by Playbill.com). His FLOPZ n' CUTZ Concert series benefiting the Joey DiPaolo AIDS Foundation (for which Jamie serves on the board) was declared a "smash" by New York's NEXT Magazine. Named an "impresario" by Time Out New York, he has produced and/or directed more than 50 events in just three years for The Matthew Shepard Foundation, God's Love We Deliver, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Parkinson's Resource Organization, The National AIDS Fund, Opening Act and The Pied Piper Children's Theatre. His work has earned him National recognition as well as a special award from The 2006 New England Theatre Conference. Over the few years Jamie has been presenting benefits and concerts, he has had the opportunity to work with luminaries such as Betty Buckley, Alan King, Robert Altman, Chita Rivera, Judd Hirsch, Mike Nichols, Tony Walton, Jennifer Holliday, Kathleen Marshall, Academy and Grammy Award-Winning Composer Stephen Schwartz, Tony Award Winner Sutton Foster, 5-Time Emmy Award Winner David Canary, and dozens more. His work as a voice actor for animated features include television appearances on 4Kids, Fox, The Cartoon Network and The WB on titles such as F-Zero (Zoda),Pokemon (Hal), One Piece (Eyelash), Viva Pinata (Teddington), and Kirby (Whippy); Japanese titles such as Magic User's Club (Takeo), Knight Hunters: Weiss Kreuz and Weiss Kreuz:Gluhen (Omi), The World of Narue (Kazuto), Jungle Emperor Leo (Lemonade), Arcade Gamer Fubuki (San Pieta), Kizuna (Ranmaru), Patlabor (Bud/Griffinlabor), and The Weathering Continent (Tieh); and Playstation 2's Shadow Hearts:From The New World (Johnny Garland) and XBOX 360's Viva Pinata (Teddington) and Bullet Witch (Jonathan, Ghaist Leader). Current projects include the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Concert of the Musical Rags, to take place December 11th at Times Square's Nokia Theatre; and he is currently producing "MURDERED DARLINGS" and other lost children, an album of songs cut from the musicals and films of Stephen Schwartz. He will also be working with the United Nations' HERO Campaign for AIDS-devastated communities in Africa.





Jamie McGonnigal News

Pokémon Voice Actors To Raise Funds For The Brick Theater With Virtual Event Photo Pokémon Voice Actors To Raise Funds For The Brick Theater With Virtual Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020

The Broadway community and fifty Pokémon cast members are joining forces to raise funds for The Brick Theater in Brooklyn (579 Metropolitan Avenue) after the non-profit venue postponed all shows back in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Update: Maryland Middle School Reverses Cancellation of SPELLING BEE Photo Update: Maryland Middle School Reverses Cancellation of SPELLING BEE
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2019

Following months of rehearsals, a production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has been cancelled at Hyattsville Middle School, ABC7 reports.

BWW Interview: DC Native Jose Llana of THE KING & I at The Kennedy Center
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jul 19, 2017

20 years after making his Broadway debut in THE KING & I, Jose Llana returns to his hometown of DC to bring the title role to life. I had the chance to chat with the actor, activist, and political junkie about his roles on and offstage.

BWW Interview: Star Johnson of #BLACKGIRLJOY at NYMF
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jul 17, 2017

Now in it's 13th year, NYMF is ambitiously mounting 20 full productions of musicals and more than 30 concerts, readings and other events. Among those concerts is a showcase of music and lyrics by DC native Star Johnson. #BLACKGIRLJOY: STAR JOHNSON IN CONCERT will feature pieces from How to Quit Your Day Job (54 Below), Flattops and F Words (Kennedy Center), and other works created by Star.

BWW Interview: A Chat with HEDWIG's Yitzhak, Hannah Corneau
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jun 8, 2017

A chat with HEDWIG's Yitzhak, Hannah Corneau, coming to the Kennedy Center June 13th through July 2nd.

FUN HOME's Kate Shindle Chats Equity, Trump, & Life on the Road
by Jamie McGonnigal - Apr 18, 2017

AEA President Kate Shindle is currently starring in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. She took a moment from her cross-country drive to chat with BroadwayWorld.

BWW Interview: Ford's Theatre RAGTIME Director Peter Flynn
by Jamie McGonnigal - Mar 14, 2017

Nina Simone once said "You can't help it. An artist's duty, as far as I'm concerned, is to reflect the times." But what do you do when a piece of art from 20 years ago, based on a piece of art from 40 years ago, about events which took place 100 years ago, reflects the times of today? The newest production of RAGTIME opens this week at the historic Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and is directed by Peter Flynn.

BWW Interview: Michael Innocenti & Eleanor J. Todd of PARADE at Keegan Theatre
by Jamie McGonnigal - Mar 6, 2017

When PARADE opened on Broadway in 1998, it was a historical musical drama based on a true story about anti-semitism and racism in the post Civil-War South. Nearly 20 years later, it has become a stark reminder of times we may not want to return to, but our front pages seem to be repeating.

BWW Interviews: Luke Frazier of DON'T RAIN ON MY PARADE: 75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND with The American Pops Orchestra
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jan 11, 2017

We've all got our divas. And Luke Frazier is no different. He's going to be spending this Friday night celebrating that Funny Girl, Barbra Streisand for her 75th birthday.

My Favorite Things: DC's Cast Members Share Their Holiday Favorites
by Jamie McGonnigal - Dec 19, 2016

Actors from all over the country come to the nation's capital each year to share their holidays with us. Both local and visiting performers are here in DC over the holiday season, sharing their talents in Ford's Theatre's A Christmas Carol, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at the National Theatre, and Arena Stage's Carousel. We reached out to ask them what holiday songs made the top of their nice list!

Jamie McGonnigal Videos

BWW TV Exclusive Flashback: Damon Intrabartolo and Scott Allgauer's 'Slut Chorus Boy' from BARE'S BACK at Joe's Pub
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2013

In 2004, the cast of the Off-Broadway hit BARE appeared at Joe's Pub in three sold-out concert benefits for BroadwayWorld.com with proceeds going to Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS.

BWW TV Exclusive: 'Broadway Loves the 80's Vol. 3' at Joe's Pub
by Eddie Varley - Aug 19, 2008

Jamie McGonnigal and Joe's Pub presented 'Broadway Loves the 80's Vol. 3', a concert that featured your favorite Broadway stars singing their favorite hits of the 'awesomest' decade ever! BroadwayWorld TV was there to make sure you didn't miss one 'totally cool dude' moment!

BWW TV: Ugly Betty Stars Urie and Newton at Broadway Loves the 80's
by Eddie Varley - Aug 18, 2008

Jamie McGonnigal and Joe's Pub presented Broadway Loves the 80's Vol. 3, a concert that featured your favorite Broadway stars singing their favorite hits of the 'awesomest' decade ever! Directed by McGonnigal and Xanadu's Marty Thomas, with Music Direction by Ben Cohn. BWW TV was there to make sure you didn't miss one 'bedazzling' minute. In this exclusive clip Ugly Betty stars, Michael Urie and Becki Newton sing some of your favorite television theme songs, old school 80's style!

BroadwayWorld TV: That's Kentertainment ‚Ä" 'Children of Eden'
by That's Kentertainment! - Jan 10, 2005

This week catch Stephen Schwartz, Kate Shindle, Max von Essen and Jamie McGonnigal as That's Kentertainment flashes back to the Children of Eden Benefit Concert.

Welcome to BroadwayWorld TV - That's Kentertainment Holiday Special
by That's Kentertainment! - Dec 21, 2004

BroadwayWorld welcomes its newest site feature, BroadwayWorld TV which will bring the best of Broadway right to your screen! This week, catch That's Kentertainment's Holiday Special.