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Katherine McPhee

 
Bio:
Katherine McPhee made her Broadway and West End debuts starring in Waitress. Since vaulting to fame as a captivating singer on "American Idol," Season 5, she's become a successful recording artist, landing numerous songs and albums on Billboard's pop, jazz, holiday and adult-contemporary ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Katherine McPhee made her Broadway and West End debuts starring in Waitress. Since vaulting to fame as a captivating singer on "American Idol," Season 5, she's become a successful recording artist, landing numerous songs and albums on Billboard's pop, jazz, holiday and adult-contemporary ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer

Katherine McPhee Biography

Katherine McPhee made her Broadway and West End debuts starring in Waitress. Since vaulting to fame as a captivating singer on "American Idol," Season 5, she's become a successful recording artist, landing numerous songs and albums on Billboard's pop, jazz, holiday and adult-contemporary charts.

Her latest album of timeless American standards "I Fall in Love Too Easily" was released by BMG in 2017. As an acclaimed actress, she was the breakout star of the 2013 NBC-TV musical series, "Smash," alongside Broadway favorites like Christian Borle, Jeremy Jordan, Megan Hilty, and more! Smash was Executive Produced by Steven Spielberg with music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray).





Katherine McPhee News

VIDEO: David Foster Shares an Update on the BETTY BOOP Musical Photo VIDEO: David Foster Shares an Update on the BETTY BOOP Musical
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022

The musical new musical based on Betty Boop will feature music from David Foster, a book by Tony Award-winner Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone, The Prom) and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam, High Society). Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Legally Blonde) will direct and choreograph.

THE KAT & DAVE SHOW: AN EVENING WITH DAVID FOSTER AND KATHARINE MCPHEE Comes To Provi Photo THE KAT & DAVE SHOW: AN EVENING WITH DAVID FOSTER AND KATHARINE MCPHEE Comes To Providence, December 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

Coming in December of 2022, David Foster and Katherine McPhee are coming to perform ‚ÄúThe Kat & Dave Show,‚ÄĚ a special intimate concert, at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Sunday, December 4 at 7P. Learn how to get tickets.

Grammy Winner Judith Hill Releases New Video For 'God Bless The Mechanic' Photo Grammy Winner Judith Hill Releases New Video For 'God Bless The Mechanic'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 12, 2021

Powerhouse vocalist and Grammy-winning artist Judith Hill has released the video for 'God Bless The Mechanic', an eye-dropping visual companion to the new R&B infused neo soul track. 'God Bless the Mechanic' is the third single from Judith Hill's forthcoming studio album Baby, I'm Hollywood! available via Regime Music Group on March 5, 2021. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE on FOX - Wednesday, Decembe Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE on FOX - Wednesday, December 23, 2020
by TV Scoop - Dec 14, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 23, 2020!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE on FOX - Wednesday, Decembe Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE on FOX - Wednesday, December 23, 2020
by TV Scoop - Dec 14, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 23, 2020!

Kravis Center Unveils New Visitor Information and Guide Photo Kravis Center Unveils New Visitor Information and Guide
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

The Kravis Center for the performing arts has announced an update regarding COVID-19 safety rules and regulations. 

RECAP: Marc Shaiman, Megan Hilty, and Katherine McPhee Sang Songs from SMASH on STARS Photo RECAP: Marc Shaiman, Megan Hilty, and Katherine McPhee Sang Songs from SMASH on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Sunday night (8pm) for a BOMBSHELL/SMASH reunion with Katharine McPhee, Megan Hilty, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Neil Meron, and Robert Greenblatt.

VIDEO: Watch the Full HIT LIST Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Featuring Jeremy Jord Photo VIDEO: Watch the Full HIT LIST Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2020

SMASH fans, rejoice! The full Hit List concert, which premiered at Feinstein's/54 Below in 2013, is now available on YouTube!

Robert Bannon to Make LA Debut At Feinstein's With Michael Orland Photo Robert Bannon to Make LA Debut At Feinstein's With Michael Orland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S, Los Angeles's premier Supper Club, will present Robert Bannon bringing his new concert event, 'Unfinished Business; The Great American Songbook' for his Feinstein's Los Angeles Debut this April for a special one night only performance. He will be accompanied by Musical Director Michael Orland on piano.

Photo Coverage: Katharine McPhee Gets Ready to Return to Broadway in WAITRESS Photo Photo Coverage: Katharine McPhee Gets Ready to Return to Broadway in WAITRESS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Katharine McPhee will return to Broadway as Jenna for the final weeks of Waitress' Broadway run. McPhee returns to Waitress, where she made her Broadway debut last year.

Katherine McPhee Videos

VIDEO: David Foster Shares an Update on the BETTY BOOP Musical VideoVIDEO: David Foster Shares an Update on the BETTY BOOP Musical
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022

The musical new musical based on Betty Boop will feature music from David Foster, a book by Tony Award-winner Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone, The Prom) and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam, High Society). Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Legally Blonde) will direct and choreograph.

VIDEO: Watch the Full HIT LIST Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Featuring Jeremy Jord VideoVIDEO: Watch the Full HIT LIST Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2020

SMASH fans, rejoice! The full Hit List concert, which premiered at Feinstein's/54 Below in 2013, is now available on YouTube!

#TBT: Katherine McPhee Makes Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS Video#TBT: Katherine McPhee Makes Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2019

Katherine McPhee is heading back to the diner! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the star is making her return to the role of Jenna in Waitress for the show's final weeks. To get ready for the return of this queen of kindness and goodness, we're looking back at our chat with her and co-star Drew Gehling just days before opening up in the show in April 2018. Check it out with this video!

VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Performs Mystikal's 'Shake It Fast' on LIP SYNC BATTLE
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 6, 2016

SMASH star Katherine McPhee shows us what she's working with during her Round 1 LIP SYNC BATTLE performance of Mystikal's 'Shake It Fast'.

VIDEO: Katharine McPhee, OneRepublic Perform on Last Night's AMERICAN IDOL
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2013

Music group OneRepublic and Smash star Katherine McPhee hit the AMERICAN IDOL stage last tonight to perform the song, 'If I Lose Myself.' Check out the performance below!

VIDEO: Katherine McPhee Performs New SMASH Song 'Public Relations'
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 27, 2013

It's been a while, but BOMBSHELL is back! TVLine has just revealed a sneak peek at the upcoming show-stopping number 'Public Relations' from SMASH's upcoming episode 'The Read-Through.' Check out the performance, featuring Katherine McPhee and Christian Borle, below!

BWW TV: On the Scene with Megan Hilty, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman at BOMBSHELL Signing!
by Randy Rainbow - Feb 15, 2013

NBC and Columbia Records just released the soundtrack for Bombshell, the musical within NBC's Golden Globe-nominated series television hit 'SMASH' (Tuesdays, 10-11pm ET), on February 12. In celebration of the release, Tony and Grammy-award winning music creators Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman and show star Megan Hilty participated in a meet-and-greet album signing at the NBC Experience Store in Rockefeller Plaza earlier this week. BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene to chat with Shaiman, Wittman and Hilty about the release, and you can check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Latifah, Rashad et al. in Lifetime's STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2012

The first trailer for Lifetime's all-African-American remake of STEEL MAGNOLIAS has just been released by the cable network. Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah has signed on to star in and executive produce the television adaptation of the iconic play and 1989 film. Get a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: SMASH's Katharine McPhee on Her Broadway Dreams!
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2012

SMASH star and American Idol finalist Katherine McPhee recently sat down with CNN and discussed her career thus far and her plans for the future. In this video, McPhee answers reporters' questions regarding a possible Broadway debut and says she thinks it would make sense to be on Broadway in the near future.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of McPhee Singing 'Shake It Out' on SMASH
by David Green - Mar 9, 2012

Katherine McPhee's character Karen on the NBC hit 'Smash' Karen sings to a group of pre-teens at a bar mitzvah in a clip form the March 12 episode. Check out the sneak peek video here!