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Megan Fairchild

 
Bio:
Broadway: On the Town. Principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Featured Roles: George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Coppélia, Donizetti Variations, Duo Concertant, Jewels, Raymonda Variations, Serenade, Tarantella, Theme and Variations, Tschaikovsky Pas; Jerome Robbins’ ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: On the Town. Principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Featured Roles: George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Coppélia, Donizetti Variations, Duo Concertant, Jewels, Raymonda Variations, Serenade, Tarantella, Theme and Variations, Tschaikovsky Pas; Jerome Robbins’ ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ivy Smith

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ivy Smith

Megan Fairchild Biography

Broadway: On the Town. Principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Featured Roles: George Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Coppélia, Donizetti Variations, Duo Concertant, Jewels, Raymonda Variations, Serenade, Tarantella, Theme and Variations, Tschaikovsky Pas; Jerome Robbins’ Andantino, Dances at a Gathering, The Four Seasons; Peter Martins’ Barber Violin Concerto, The Sleeping Beauty, Zakouski; Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons, Namouna; Susan Stroman’s Double Feature; Christopher Wheeldon’s DGV. TV/Film: Sugar Plum Fairy in PBS’ Live From Lincoln Center telecast of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker (2011) also screened in movie theaters worldwide, AOL Original Series city.ballet. Collaborating with Cole Haan on a ballet flat collection, launching this Fall. Love to Andy, Mom, Dad and Rob. www.meganfairchild.com

Megan Fairchild Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Megan Fairchild, On the Town
 
Theatre World Awards - 2015 - Theatre World Award Gold Star
Megan Fairchild, On The Town

Megan Fairchild News

New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Spring Season Photo New York City Ballet Announces 2022 Spring Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

New York City Ballet’s 2022 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 19 with a program featuring two works by the Company’s co-Founding Choreographers – Serenade by George Balanchine and The Goldberg Variations by Jerome Robbins. 

New York City Ballet Cancels Performances of THE NUTCRACKER Through December 27 Photo New York City Ballet Cancels Performances of THE NUTCRACKER Through December 27
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2021

New York City Ballet has canceled its performances of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker through Monday, December 27 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts due  to a number of positive test results for breakthrough COVID-19 among people involved in the production.

BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for Photo BWW Review: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER by NYCB is an Exquisite Experience for All
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 9, 2021

The New York City Ballet’s production of George Ballanchine’s The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center is more lovely and charming than ever.  This spectacular dance event of the season is exquisitely presented by one of the premier ballet companies in the world.

NYCBallet's George Balanchine's Presented THE NUTCRACKER On Marquee TV Photo NYCBallet's George Balanchine's Presented THE NUTCRACKER On Marquee TV
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

For the upcoming holiday season New York City Ballet and Marquee TV will once again bring viewers around the world NYCB's acclaimed production of the beloved masterpiece George Balanchine's The Nutcracker in a special streaming event that will be available from November 26, 2021 through January 2, 2022 on Marquee TV. 

The Actors Fund 2021 Virtual Gala Honoring Debbie Allen, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesl Photo The Actors Fund 2021 Virtual Gala Honoring Debbie Allen, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley & More Raises Over $1 Million
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

The Actors Fund announced today that last night’s 2021 Virtual Gala raised over $1 million to support their programs and services. The evening celebrated The Actors Fund; Emmy Award-winning icon, Debbie Allen; creators of the talk show “Stars In The House,” Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, as they received The Actors Fund’s Medal of Honor, and more.

Kelli O'Hara, Jason Robert Brown, Santino Fontana & More to Take Part in The Actors F Photo Kelli O'Hara, Jason Robert Brown, Santino Fontana & More to Take Part in The Actors Fund's 2021 Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021

The Actors Fund announced today performers and presenters for their Virtual Gala on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. As previously announced, the evening will celebrate The Actors Fund; Emmy Award-winning icon, Debbie Allen; Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, as they receive The Actors Fund’s Medal of Honor and more.

VIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES Photo VIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES
by Alan Henry - Jun 4, 2021

For the finale of New York City Ballet's 2021 digital season, the Company streams a complete performance of George Balanchine's Vienna Waltzes.

NYCBallet 2021 Digital Season Concludes with VIENNA WALTZES Photo NYCBallet 2021 Digital Season Concludes with VIENNA WALTZES
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2021

For the finale of New York City Ballet's 2021 digital season, the Company will stream a complete performance of George Balanchine's Vienna Waltzes.

Sofia Coppola to Direct a Film for NYCB's 2021 Spring Gala and Digital Season Photo Sofia Coppola to Direct a Film for NYCB's 2021 Spring Gala and Digital Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

New York City Ballet announced today that award-winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola will direct a film for the Company’s current digital season, which will premiere at NYCB’s 2021 Spring Gala—the Company’s first-ever virtual gala event—on Wednesday, May 5. 

Theater Stories: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK & M Photo Theater Stories: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK & More About The Lyric Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Lyric Theatre! Learn about the history of the Lyric Theatre, and the shows to have graced its stage including Jesus Christ Superstar, The Pirate Queen, Young Frankenstein, Spiderman: Turn off the Dark, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and more.

Megan Fairchild Videos

VIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES VideoVIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES
by Alan Henry - Jun 4, 2021

For the finale of New York City Ballet's 2021 digital season, the Company streams a complete performance of George Balanchine's Vienna Waltzes.

Broadway's Allie Trimm and Daniel Dunlow Announce Concert 9/18
by Ashlee Latimer - Aug 7, 2016

Broadway star Allie Trimm is in concert with composer Daniel Dunlow. Enjoy an evening of new music from Dunlow's piano and Trimm's voice. Allie Trimm is a Broadway veteran recognized for her performance in Jason Robert Brown's 13 The Musical. Dunlow is an actor, singer, writer known for his viral YouTube videos and his work around the country and on the New York stage and screen. Come enjoy an evening of two redheads making beautiful music with special surprise guests.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Tony Yazbeck & Megan Fairchild Dance the 'Great Lover' Ballet in ON THE TOWN!
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2015

Below, watch as Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck and Megan Fairchild dance the 'Great Lover' Ballet from Act 2!

VIDEO: Misty Copeland Talks Becoming ABT's First African American Principal Dancer on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2015

The talented star stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to share that she was often discouraged from following her dream.

STAGE TUBE: American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland on Joining Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2015

On the heels of being named the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, BroadwayWorld reported earlier today that Misty Copeland will be joining the cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN next month. After New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild departs the show, Copeland will take over the role of Ivy for two weeks, beginning August 25th.

BWW TV: Broadway Welcomes New Talent at the 71st Annual Theatre World Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2015

The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards -- the first award created in 1945 to recognize a debut theatre performance on or off-Broadway -- just honored the legacy of Betty Comden and On The Town with a special recognition for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre World.' The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards took place Monday night, June 1, 2015 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W. 42nd St, New York, NY 10036).

BWW TV: ON THE TOWN Cast Sings of 'New York, New York' in Shubert Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including the cast of On the Town, who performed 'New York, New York'- check it out below!

VIDEO: ON THE TOWN Cast Performs 'New York, New York' on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - May 18, 2015

The cast of Broadway's Tony-nominated musical ON THE TOWN stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'New York, New York.' Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson Perform 'I Can Cook Too' on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 20, 2015

ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'I Can Cook Too' from the hit Broadway musical.

STAGE TUBE: ON THE TOWN Cast Opens the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Robert Diamond - Nov 27, 2014

Skip 20 seconds in to watch the cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN open the parade on NBC. Happy Thanksgiving!


Megan Fairchild Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Megan Fairchild been in?
Megan Fairchild has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Megan Fairchild been in?
Megan Fairchild has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Megan Fairchild been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Town and Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for On The Town .

What awards has Megan Fairchild won?
Theatre World Award (Theatre World Awards) for On The Town .