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Meggie Cansler

 
Birth Place:
Overland Park, KS
Bio:
Meggie Cansler has been seen on Broadway in "The Apple Tree", "Finian's Rainbow", and "Wicked". She toured with the first national of "Wicked" (u/s Galinda) and recently toured the midwest with "Miss Saigon" (Ellen). NY Theatre/ Off Broadway credits include the productions of "Where's Charley", ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Overland Park, KS

Bio:
Meggie Cansler has been seen on Broadway in "The Apple Tree", "Finian's Rainbow", and "Wicked". She toured with the first national of "Wicked" (u/s Galinda) and recently toured the midwest with "Miss Saigon" (Ellen). NY Theatre/ Off Broadway credits include the productions of "Where's Charley", ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Wanda Clark (Understudy)
Chicky Lay (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Revival, 2011
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Meg
  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
King Arik's Court
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Ensemble [Replacement]
Glinda (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Midwife (Understudy) [Replacement]

Meggie Cansler Biography

Meggie Cansler has been seen on Broadway in "The Apple Tree", "Finian's Rainbow", and "Wicked". She toured with the first national of "Wicked" (u/s Galinda) and recently toured the midwest with "Miss Saigon" (Ellen). NY Theatre/ Off Broadway credits include the productions of "Where's Charley", "Bells Are Ringing", "Fiorello", and "Little Me" (Encores! City Center) and she was the cover for Wanda and Chicky in "Lucky Guy" at the Little Shubert Theatre. Regional favorites include: Ariel in "Footloose" and Penny in "Hairspray" (St. Louis, Muny) , Celeste/Elaine in "Sunday in the Park" (St. Louis Rep), she was featured as the Band Singer in the world premiere of "Somewhere in Time" at Portland Center Stage, Woman #1 in "Jacques Brel..." (Riverside Theatre) and loved tapping her heart out as Ruby in Dames at Sea (American Heartland Theatre). Television: The Carrie Diaries (CW Network) Indie Film: When Sunny Gets Blue.
Meggie is a native of Overland Park, Kansas with a BFA from Cincinnati Conservatory.
She can be found on blogspot and twitter as HerLadyMess!




Meggie Cansler News

Transcendence Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team For TRANSCENDENCE'S HO Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team For TRANSCENDENCE'S HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022

Transcendence Theatre Company will close out their 2022 season with Transcendence's Holiday Spectacular, December 2 - 4 at Hanna Center, 17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA. An additional, early-evening performance has been added on Sunday, December 4 at 6:00 pm.

Transcendence Theatre Company Presents THE GALA At Jack London State Historic Park Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Presents THE GALA At Jack London State Historic Park
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

For the third production in their 2022 season of original outdoor musical revues, Transcendence Theatre Company will present THE GALA, September 9 - 18,  at Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, CA. Tickets for THE GALA are available now at bestnightever.org. 

Transcendence Theatre Company To Participate in the 10th annual TEDxSonomaCounty 2022 Photo Transcendence Theatre Company To Participate in the 10th annual TEDxSonomaCounty 2022: Emergence
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

¬†Transcendence Theatre Company, the award-winning, Sonoma County based theatre company, has been chosen to participate in the annual¬†TEDxSonomaCounty¬†(a local, independently organized event licensed by TED) on Saturday, March 5th, 1pm ‚Äď 4pm in the Jackson Theater at Sonoma Country Day School.¬†

Transcendence Theatre Company Closes 10th Anniversary Season of Broadway Under The St Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Closes 10th Anniversary Season of Broadway Under The Stars With Annual Gala Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2021

Transcendence Theatre Company will close their 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars with their highly anticipated  Annual Gala Concert, September 10th through the 19th at Jack London State Historic Park.

BWW Review: Transcendence Theatre's 'Broadway Under the Stars' Celebrates 10 Years wi Photo BWW Review: Transcendence Theatre's 'Broadway Under the Stars' Celebrates 10 Years with a 'Road-Trip!'
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 11, 2021

There‚Äôs something truly extraordinary that happens when you step onto the grounds of Jack London State Historic Park.¬† It‚Äôs not just any park.¬† You are whisked away into a magical land of beauty, passion, exuberance -- and immersed in spellbinding talent that is known as the Transcendence Theatre family.¬† This year was special.¬† Celebrating over a decade of performances and surviving a global pandemic, Artistic Director Amy Miller affirms ‚Äúimpossibility turned into possibility‚ÄĚ and joyously proclaims, ‚ÄúCherish life and live it to the fullest!‚ÄĚ

Photos: Transcendence Theatre Company Presents ROAD TRIP Photo Photos: Transcendence Theatre Company Presents ROAD TRIP
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2021

Transcendence Theatre Company celebrates the 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars and the return to Jack London State Historic Park with an all-new concert, ROAD TRIP!, now through August 29th.  First production shots have just been released.

Transcendence Theatre Company Returns To Jack London State Historic Park With ROAD TR Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Returns To Jack London State Historic Park With ROAD TRIP Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

ROAD TRIP! will showcase a diverse style of music ‚Äď from patriotic to pop, jazz to musical theater, funk to Disney, and much more. The show will cover many cities and states, starting and ending in California. Featuring popular hits songs such as Born in the U.S.A., California Dreamin', Viva Las Vegas, Route 66, Georgia, Empire State of Mind, and more.

Transcendence Theatre Company Presents ROAD TRIP! At Jack London State Historic Park Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Presents ROAD TRIP! At Jack London State Historic Park
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021

Transcendence Theatre Company celebrates the 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars, and the return to Jack London State Historic Park with an all-new concert, ROAD TRIP!, August 6th through the 29th.

Transcendence Theatre Company Opens 10th Anniversary Season With MY HERO - Live Music Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Opens 10th Anniversary Season With MY HERO - Live Musical
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021

Casting has been announced for Transcendence Theatre Company's MY HERO, June 4th - 20th.

Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Transcendence Thea Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Transcendence Theatre Company, Broadway Under the Stars & More Take Home Wins!
by BWW Staff - Jan 14, 2021

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 

Meggie Cansler Videos

STAGE TUBE: Asolo Rep Debuts SOUTH PACIFIC Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2014

Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from Encores! LITTLE ME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 5, 2014

Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's Little Me, the opening production of New York City Center's 2014 Encores! season, runs for seven performances, February 5 - 9. The show is directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse.Little Me, Neil Simon's first musical, is the story of the glamorous Belle Poitrine (Rachel York as young Belle, Judy Kaye as older Belle), a self-invented celebrity who has spent her life in pursuit of wealth, culture and social position. Tony Award-winner Christian Borle will play all six of Belle's oddball lovers, who range from an innocent college boy to an octogenarian lecher to the dying king of a tiny European country that doesn't seem to exist. BroadwayWorld brings you and exclusive sneak peek of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Encores! LITTLE ME with Rachel York, Christian Borle & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2014

Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's Little Me, the opening production of New York City Center's 2014 Encores! season, runs for seven performances, February 5 - 9. The show is directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse.Little Me, Neil Simon's first musical, is the story of the glamorous Belle Poitrine (Rachel York as young Belle, Judy Kaye as older Belle), a self-invented celebrity who has spent her life in pursuit of wealth, culture and social position. Tony Award-winner Christian Borle will play all six of Belle's oddball lovers, who range from an innocent college boy to an octogenarian lecher to the dying king of a tiny European country that doesn't seem to exist. The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with them about the production. Check out what they had to say and watch a performance preview below!

BWW TV: First Look at Charlie Brady, Katie Boren & More in Highlights of MISS SAIGON at Starlight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 10, 2013

Miss Saigon, one of the most stunning theatrical spectacles of all time, produced by Starlight Theatre, runs September 7-13. In Miss Saigon, Puccini's Madame Butterfly is brought to the modern world. This powerful pop opera is an emotional tale about forbidden love, the tragedies of war and the sacrifices made to achieve the American Dream. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Overcash & Change at Joe's Pub With Taylor Louderman, Richard H. Blake, Derek Klena and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2013

This past Monday, Overcash & Change took of Joe's Pub with original music from Drew Overcash's musicals Boys Vs. Girls, Joe & To You With Love.

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at Encores! FIORELLO! on Stage - Show Clips!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 30, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season stars Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! will be directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances from January 30 - February 3 at New York City Center. BWW has a first look at the production onstage!

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Encores! FIORELLO- Kate Baldwin, Emily Skinner & More; Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 23, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season, will star Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! will be directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances from January 30 - February 3 at New York City Center. The cast and creative team met the press today and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang and catch a special performance preview. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Erin Davie & Ron Bohmer Perform 'Color and Light' in The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis' SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 6, 2012

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) opened Sunday in the Park with George, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts on January 4. The production will run through January 29, 2012. Click below for a video preview of stars Erin Davie and Ron Bohmer performing 'Color and Light'!

BWW TV: First Look at Erin Davie, Ron Bohmer et al. in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 5, 2012

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) opened Sunday in the Park with George, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts last night, January 4. The production will run through January 29, 2012. Get a first glimpse at the production with the video below!

BWW TV Broadway Beat Exclusive Sneak Peek at Encores! WHERE'S CHARLEY?
by Robert Diamond - Mar 17, 2011

Sebastian Arcelus, Rebecca Luker, Rob McClure, Howard McGillin, Jill Paice and Lauren Worsham star in Frank Loesser's Where's Charley?, the final New York City Center Encores! production of the 2010-11. Where's Charley?, based on BranDon Thomas' Charley's Aunt, has a book by George Abbott and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. The show, running March 17 - 20, will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Alex Sanchez with music direction by Rob Berman. Broadway Beat got an exclusive sneak peek at the production and here is a video preview!


Meggie Cansler Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Meggie Cansler been in?
Meggie Cansler has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Meggie Cansler been in?
Meggie Cansler has not appeared in the West End