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Mary Spencer Knapp

 
Bio:
This production marks Mary Spencer Knapp's Broadway debut. Originally from Princeton, NJ, Mary is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and brainchild of Toot Sweet, NYC's premier psychedelic cabaret soul group. In addition to Toot Sweet, Mary tours regularly with Dominican artist Irka Mateo ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
This production marks Mary Spencer Knapp's Broadway debut. Originally from Princeton, NJ, Mary is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and brainchild of Toot Sweet, NYC's premier psychedelic cabaret soul group. In addition to Toot Sweet, Mary tours regularly with Dominican artist Irka Mateo ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble
Accordion

Photos

Mary Spencer Knapp Photo

Mary Spencer Knapp

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Date:
03/29/2022
Hannah Mount, Artemisia LeFay, Mary Spencer Knapp and Tiffany Weiss Photo

Hannah Mount, Artemisia LeFay, Mary Spencer Knapp and Tiffany Weiss

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Date:
03/29/2022
Hannah Mount, Tiffany Weiss, Gianni Valenti,  Mary Spencer Knapp and Artemisia LeFay Photo

Hannah Mount, Tiffany Weiss, Gianni Valenti, Mary Spencer Knapp and Artemisia LeFay

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Date:
03/29/2022
Hannah Mount, Artemisia LeFay, Mary Spencer Knapp and Tiffany Weiss Photo

Hannah Mount, Artemisia LeFay, Mary Spencer Knapp and Tiffany Weiss

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Date:
03/29/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble

Accordion

Mary Spencer Knapp Biography

This production marks Mary Spencer Knapp's Broadway debut. Originally from Princeton, NJ, Mary is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and brainchild of Toot Sweet, NYC's premier psychedelic cabaret soul group. In addition to Toot Sweet, Mary tours regularly with Dominican artist Irka Mateo and Martin Vejarano's Cumbia River Band. She has performed in episodes of Steve Buscemi's Park Bench series on AOL with the Main Squeeze Orchestra and Denis Leary's "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" on FX. She has also starred in musical theater projects for NYC Fringe and Frigid Festivals. Mary holds a B.A. from Bard College with a concentration in voice and piano.




Mary Spencer Knapp News

GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST Returns To The Triad Theater Photo GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST Returns To The Triad Theater
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

Join chanteuse Artemisia LeFay & the Orchestra of the Depraved (Mary Spencer Knapp on accordion and Hannah Mount on piano) as they resurrect the songs of Michael Jary, Mischa Spoliansky, Kurt Weill, Friederich Hollaender, and more.

Photos: GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST Debuts at Birdland Photo Photos: GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST Debuts at Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

Chanteuse Artemisia LeFay's original show GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST made its highly anticipated Birdland Theater debut to an enthusiastic and packed house last week.

BWW Review: Artemisia LeFay Brings Us Another Visitation From GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST a Photo BWW Review: Artemisia LeFay Brings Us Another Visitation From GHOSTS OF WEIMAR PAST at Birdland Theater
by Bobby Patrick - Mar 23, 2022

We were there to hear and see the late-night denizens of the stage sing, play, and make dark innuendos about life, sex, gay sex, and all the things that made the party before the Nazi party … well, ... a party.

Karen Mason to Bring KANDER & EBB… AND ALL THAT JAZZ to Birdland Photo Karen Mason to Bring KANDER & EBB… AND ALL THAT JAZZ to Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Karen Mason in her show “Kander & Ebb…And All That Jazz” on Monday, March 28 at 7:00 PM. The evening honors John Kander and Fred Ebb, the Tony Award-winning songwriters behind Broadway’s Cabaret, Chicago and more.

Coco Peru to Present BITTER BOTHERED & BEYOND at Birdland Photo Coco Peru to Present BITTER BOTHERED & BEYOND at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

BIRDLAND will present drag legend Coco Peru in the new show “Bitter Bothered & Beyond!” for two special performances. The first show at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, March 21 at 7:00 PM quickly sold out, so an encore performance has been added for Tuesday, March 22 at 8:30 PM downstairs at the Birdland Theater.

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Announce March 2022 Schedule Photo Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Announce March 2022 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

At Birdland Jazz Club, catch The Cookers, Celebrating the Slide Hampton Octet, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Grace Fox Big Band, Maqueque, Sean Harkness Quartet, Monty Alexander, and Emmet’s Place Live.

Whitney White, Kelli Sae and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub Photo Whitney White, Kelli Sae and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020

Joe's Pub bids farewell to February and welcomes March with the third in a five-part concert series exploring Shakespeare's women, black female ambition, and music, Whitney White: Think, And Die; Joe's Pub Working Group 2020 member Salty Brine continues their dazzling exploration of pop music with Living Record Collection - THESE ARE THE CONTENTS OF MY HEAD: The Annie Lennox Show

IVANKA 2020, Salty Brine and More Head to Joe's Pub This Week Photo IVANKA 2020, Salty Brine and More Head to Joe's Pub This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

Joe's Pub ends this week on a more chill note with Gary Lucas; Justin Vivian Bond's new show inspired by a Marianne Faithfull song; charismatic performer Susan Werner; country stars Bobby Pinson and RaeLynn as part of the Bob DiPiero Songwriters Series; and swinging, electrifying music, featuring Bernard Purdie along with entertaining stories retold by David Haney. Next week, the volume cranks up with Ryan Raftery's latest hilarious satire IVANKA 2020; the annual celebration of the intersection art and mental health Love is EleMental; Joe's Pub Working Group 2020 member Salty Brine continues their dazzling exploration of pop music with Living Record Collection - THESE ARE THE CONTENTS OF MY HEAD: The Annie Lennox Show; the third in a five-part concert series exploring Shakespeare's women, black female ambition, and music, Whitney White: Think, And Die; the Joe's Pub performance of the tour of MICHA MĂşsica In Transit; a concert from multi-award-winning platinum-selling musician Sarah Harmer with opener Chris Pureka; the fascinating coming of age story of a young woman growing up in New York City with Kelli Sae: Disco, Dicks And Dykes!; and BlackIssuesISSUES, an event that is as much a serenade and celebration of Blackness as it is an indictment of a system and society that is so toxic, it renders Blackness a burden.

FEAST3 Opens This October At UNDER St. Marks Theater Photo FEAST3 Opens This October At UNDER St. Marks Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2018

FEAST: A Performance Series returns for its third season of monthly shows celebrating performance-based artists, community and food at UNDER St. Marks Theatre. Featuring a new lineup of performances every month, FEAST has supported the work of such artists as William Burke, Mary Spencer Knapp, Jonas Martin, Amy Jensen, and more from the worlds of theatre, dance, comedy, poetry, music, drag, and beyond.

VIDEO: GREAT COMET Alum Mary Knapp Debuts 'Toot Sweet's Variety Show' Featuring New S Photo VIDEO: GREAT COMET Alum Mary Knapp Debuts 'Toot Sweet's Variety Show' Featuring New Single
by Nicole Ciravolo - Apr 6, 2018

Fresh off the heels of a nine-month run with the Tony award-winning show Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812,  bandleader & accordionist Mary Spencer Knapp wrote, co-directed, produced & edited the debut episode of her band's new web series Toot Sweet's Variety Show. Set for premiere on April 6, the surrealistic musical comedy/music video combo marks Knapp's filmmaking debut and chronicles her life as a musician in New York, from starting a band to inadvertently making it into a hit Broadway show. 

Mary Spencer Knapp Videos

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.'

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.


Mary Spencer Knapp Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Spencer Knapp been in?
Mary Spencer Knapp has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Spencer Knapp been in?
Mary Spencer Knapp has not appeared in the West End