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Megan McGinnis

 
Birth Place:
California, USA
Bio:
Megan McGinnis created the role of Jerusha Abbott in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs, based on the 1912 novel of the same name in various Regional tryouts before running Off-Broadway from 2015-2016. McGinnis appeared in the Original Broadway company of LITTLE WOMEN (as "Beth March"). The ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: California, USA

Bio:
Megan McGinnis created the role of Jerusha Abbott in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs, based on the 1912 novel of the same name in various Regional tryouts before running Off-Broadway from 2015-2016. McGinnis appeared in the Original Broadway company of LITTLE WOMEN (as "Beth March"). The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Bonnie & Others
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Jerusha
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2006
Woman Worker
Whore
Eponine [Replacement]
Eponine (Understudy)
  [Waterford, CT (Regional)]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Beth
Rodrigo Too
  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]
Lucille [Replacement]
Miss Dorothy Brown (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Ensemble
Essie (Understudy)
Iola Stover (Understudy)
Lizzie Phagan (Understudy)
Ensemble (Understudy)
Monteen (Understudy)
Nurse (Understudy)
Monteeni (Understudy)
Assistant (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Belle [Replacement]
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer

Photos

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J. Robert Spencer Megan McGinnis and the Broadway For All Kids

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Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin Photo

Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin

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Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin

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Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Bonnie & Others

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Jerusha

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2006
Woman Worker

Whore

Eponine [Replacement]

Eponine (Understudy)

  [Waterford, CT (Regional)]
Reading, 2006
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Beth

Rodrigo Too

  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]

Lucille [Replacement]

Miss Dorothy Brown (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Ensemble

Essie (Understudy)

Iola Stover (Understudy)

Lizzie Phagan (Understudy)

Ensemble (Understudy)

Monteen (Understudy)

Nurse (Understudy)

Monteeni (Understudy)

Assistant (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Belle [Replacement]

  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer

Megan McGinnis Biography

Megan McGinnis created the role of Jerusha Abbott in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs, based on the 1912 novel of the same name in various Regional tryouts before running Off-Broadway from 2015-2016. McGinnis appeared in the Original Broadway company of LITTLE WOMEN (as "Beth March"). The show closed May 22, 2005.

She began performing in California at an early age, and has appeared on numerous TV shows, including "Blossom" (recurring).

Megan headed to NYC for her freshman year of college in the late 90's, and by that spring, she was making her Broadway debut in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. She then hit the road to tour in JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD and THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Liesl). Megan has also appeared on the Broadway stage in PARADE, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Ensemble, U/S "Miss Dorothy") and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (in the coveted role of "Belle"). She has also done numerous NYC readings and workshops.





Megan McGinnis News

BWW Review: CITY OF ANGELS, Theatre Raleigh Photo BWW Review: CITY OF ANGELS, Theatre Raleigh
by Nicole Ackman - Aug 10, 2022

You could still smell the new paint in the newly refurbished theater during the opening night of Theatre Raleigh’s CITY OF ANGELS. It’s fitting that director and choreographer Lauren Kennedy Brady was fulfilling a dream of bringing this production to life while also debuting the company’s new theater.

Cast Announced for CITY OF ANGELS at Theatre Raleigh Photo Cast Announced for CITY OF ANGELS at Theatre Raleigh
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

Theatre Raleigh is continuing their 2022 Main Stage Season with the well-loved musical, City of Angels. Leading this production are Adam Halpin as Stine, Adam Monley (Broadway: Tootsie, Les Misérables) as Stone and Megan McGinnis (Broadway: Little Women, Side Show, Les Misérables) as Donna/Oolie. City of Angels opens August 3rd.

Photos: Prospect Theater Company Celebrates NOTES FROM NOW Opening Night Photo Photos: Prospect Theater Company Celebrates NOTES FROM NOW Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Prospect Theater Company celebrated the world premiere opening night of Notes From Now last night with a reception following the performance.

Tickets Now On Sale For LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL at Actors Training Center Photo Tickets Now On Sale For LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL at Actors Training Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

Actors Training Center now celebrating its 15th Anniversary, has announced its inaugural holiday musical, Little Women the Musical, based on Louisa May Alcott's celebrated and popular novel, as part of ATC's Musical Theatre Intensive (MTI), running Friday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec 12 at 6 p.m.

ESTELLA SCROOGE Now Available on Broadway on Demand and Streaming Musicals Photo ESTELLA SCROOGE Now Available on Broadway on Demand and Streaming Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Celebrate the holidays with Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, a modern-day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella. Estella Scrooge features a book by Tony Award winner John Caird and Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon, music and lyrics by Gordon and direction by Caird. 

Original Streaming Musical ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Benefits M Photo Original Streaming Musical ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Benefits More Than 50 US Theatres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2020

More than 50 US theatre companies are benefitting from Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, an original streaming musical written and filmed during the pandemic, which focuses on the joys and responsibilities of common welfare and helping others. 

ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Album Featuring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton  Photo ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Album Featuring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan & More Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of the digital album of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a new holiday musical that uniquely blends theatre, film and cutting-edge animation starring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello and Danny Burstein.

Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New T Photo Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New Trailer For ESTELLA SCROOGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2020

The new musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, is now available to stream at EstellaScrooge.com.

Musical Theater West Presents ESTELLA SCROOGE Photo Musical Theater West Presents ESTELLA SCROOGE
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, Musical Theatre West brings audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition ‚Äď the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist! Estella Scrooge is now available for streaming through the holidays.

World Premiere Of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, Streaming Via The  Photo World Premiere Of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, Streaming Via The Wallis
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts brings audiences a magical musical, created with new cutting-edge technology, that is sure to become new a holiday tradition ‚Äď the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.

Megan McGinnis Videos

Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New T VideoExclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New Trailer For ESTELLA SCROOGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2020

The new musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, is now available to stream at EstellaScrooge.com.

VIDEO: Watch Betsy Wolfe, Danny Burstein & More in Trailer for ESTELLA SCROOGE; Ticke VideoVIDEO: Watch Betsy Wolfe, Danny Burstein & More in Trailer for ESTELLA SCROOGE; Tickets Available Tomorrow!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2020

Producers Michael Jackowitz of Witzend Productions, David Bryant and Michael Alden, in partnership with Streaming Musicals, herald the arrival of a new holiday musical tradition with the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.

VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More! VideoVIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More!
by Alan Henry - Aug 8, 2019

Direct from the Come From Away National Tour, Becky Gulsvig gets In Too Deep with T.J. Pieffer as they contemplate accents, Peter Pan, and Giordano's Deep Dish Pizza.

Exclusive Video: Watch Becky Gulsvig Perform 'Me And The Sky' and More Highlights fro VideoExclusive Video: Watch Becky Gulsvig Perform 'Me And The Sky' and More Highlights from COME FROM AWAY on Tour
by TV - On the Road - Oct 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Come From Away on Tour! Check out the video below! The touring production of Come From Away stars Kevin Carolan (Disney's Newsies), Harter Clingman (Peter and The Starcatcher), Nick Duckart (In the Heights), Chamblee Ferguson, Becky Gulsvig (School of Rock the Musical), Julie Johnson (Memphis), Christine Toy Johnson (The Music Man), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Megan McGinnis (Les Miserables), Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific), Danielle K. Thomas (Avenue Q), Emily Walton (August Osage County), Marika Aubrey, Jane Bunting, Michael Brian Dunn, Julie Garnye, Adam Halpin, Aaron Michael Ray.

VIDEO: Becky Gulsvig Performs 'Me And The Sky' From COME FROM AWAY and Chats With Rea VideoVIDEO: Becky Gulsvig Performs 'Me And The Sky' From COME FROM AWAY and Chats With Real Life Captain Beverley Bass
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2018

The national tour of Come From Away opened last week at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle. Becky Gulsvig, who plays Captain Beverley Bass, among others, recently performed the song 'Me and the Sky' on K5 News. Following the performance, she joined the real-life Beverley Bass to talk more about the story's background.

VIDEO: National Tour of COME FROM AWAY Launches at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater VideoVIDEO: National Tour of COME FROM AWAY Launches at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with the launch of Come From Away's North American tour, playing October 9 - November 4, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now and season subscriptions are still available for purchase online at www.5thavenue.org, by phone at 206-625-1900, or in person at the Box Office (1308 5th Avenue in Downtown Seattle).

BWW Interview: Megan McGinnis Talks About Making Her Directorial Debut in THEATRE RAL VideoBWW Interview: Megan McGinnis Talks About Making Her Directorial Debut in THEATRE RALEIGH'S Production of DADDY LONG LEGS
by Lauren Van Hemert - May 7, 2018

Broadway veteran Megan McGinnis is no stranger to the musical Daddy Long Legs. In fact, she originated the role of the character Jerusha at the Rubicon Theatre in 2009, where the musical premiered. These days, however, she is reimagining the show as the director for Theatre Raleigh's production which opens next week. She sat down with me to discuss making her directorial debut, revisiting material that is near and dear to her heart, and what's next. Daddy Long Legs opens at The Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh on May 16th and runs through May 27th. For more information, visit, www.theatreraleigh.com.

BWW TV: Millie's Back! Watch Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Revisit THOROUGHLY MOD VideoBWW TV: Millie's Back! Watch Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More Revisit THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2018

The fact is: everything on Monday was thoroughly modern once more! The 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert benefit celebration of the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie was presented last night at The Minskoff Theatre. The concert starred two-time Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Sutton Foster, Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Gavin Creel, Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Harriet Harris¬†and other original cast members for a one-night-only benefit to raise funds for The Actors Fund, the human services organization that helps everyone in entertainment and performing arts.

BWW TV: Beat the Drums, 'Cause Here She Comes Again! Go Inside the THOROUGHLY MODERN  VideoBWW TV: Beat the Drums, 'Cause Here She Comes Again! Go Inside the THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Reunion with Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2018

The fact is: everything yesterday was thoroughly modern once more! The 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert benefit celebration of the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie was presented last night at The Minskoff Theatre. The concert starred two-time Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Sutton Foster, Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Gavin Creel, Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Harriet Harris¬†and other original cast members for a one-night-only benefit to raise funds for The Actors Fund, the human services organization that helps everyone in entertainment and performing arts.

Video Flashback: Sutton Foster Greets the World in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE VideoVideo Flashback: Sutton Foster Greets the World in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today a 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert benefit celebration of the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.


Megan McGinnis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Megan McGinnis been in?
Megan McGinnis has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

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