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Melissa Bell

 
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Melissa Bell (Playwright) graduated from Columbia University with a concentration in Writing whose features plot-driven story-telling, strong female roles and women?s journeys. Productions: LADY CAPULET, Henley Rose Finalist 2017-18, upcoming production with Barefoot Shakespeare. COURAGE, NACL ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: November 07, 1972 (49)

Bio:
Melissa Bell (Playwright) graduated from Columbia University with a concentration in Writing whose features plot-driven story-telling, strong female roles and women?s journeys. Productions: LADY CAPULET, Henley Rose Finalist 2017-18, upcoming production with Barefoot Shakespeare. COURAGE, NACL ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing)
Kate Mullins (Understudy)
Kate Murphey (Understudy)
Madeline Astor (Understudy)
Mme. Aubert (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles
Ensemble
Patty Simcox (Understudy)

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Melissa Bell and Tannis Kowalchuk Photo

Melissa Bell and Tannis Kowalchuk

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04/02/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing)

Kate Mullins (Understudy)

Kate Murphey (Understudy)

Madeline Astor (Understudy)

Mme. Aubert (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles

Ensemble

Patty Simcox (Understudy)

Melissa Bell Biography

Melissa Bell (Playwright) graduated from Columbia University with a concentration in Writing whose features plot-driven story-telling, strong female roles and women?s journeys. Productions: LADY CAPULET, Henley Rose Finalist 2017-18, upcoming production with Barefoot Shakespeare. COURAGE, NACL Theatre, Honored Finalist, Women in Arts & Media Collaboration Award 2019. DEVIL & THE DEEP, music by Graham Russell of Air Supply, Off-Broadway by Theatre East. ICEBOX PLACENTA published in S&K?s ?Best Women?s Monologues 2019.? Member of physical-theatre ensemble Farm Arts Collective, devising short performance pieces on conservation and equality, touring festivals in the Catskills. Columbia University, BA. 29th Street Playwrights Collective Resident Playwright. Member Dramatist Guild since 2011.




Melissa Bell News

Performance Of LADY CAPULET, A Prequel To Romeo & Juliet, Will Take Place at Farm Art Photo Performance Of LADY CAPULET, A Prequel To Romeo & Juliet, Will Take Place at Farm Arts Collective
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Farm Arts Collective is continuing its outdoor arts programming of 2021 with a live performance of LADY CAPULET, a prequel to William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 & 26 at 4pm at Willow Wisp Organic Farm in Damascus PA, near Callicoon NY.

Farm Arts Collective to Present Newest Installment of DREAM ON THE FARM Photo Farm Arts Collective to Present Newest Installment of DREAM ON THE FARM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

Farm Arts Collective, an ensemble of performers and farmers (they call themselves perfarmers) will premiere its newest performance installment of Dream on the Farm August 4th at its home on Willow Wisp Organic Farm. The ensemble-devised performance will run for 5 performances until August 8th.

Theater Resources Unlimited Continues Weekly Community Gatherings Via Zoom and Announ Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Continues Weekly Community Gatherings Via Zoom and Announces May Conversations
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2021

A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 52 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020. 

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Community Gatherings Via Zoom May 7 & 14 Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Community Gatherings Via Zoom May 7 & 14
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited will continue its 2nd year of weekly TRU Community Gatherings via Zoom and has announced these upcoming conversations: 5/7 - Monetizing Virtual Performance: How a Mentalist Has Amazed Us All 5/14 - How a Pandemic Created an Artistic Home for Writers.

Barefoot Shakespeare Company and CreateTheater's LADY CAPULET Extended Photo Barefoot Shakespeare Company and CreateTheater's LADY CAPULET Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021

LADY CAPULET has extended its virtual run, now streaming until Sunday, April 4 at Goddard Riverside’s 6th Annual WHAM! Festival. LADY CAPULET follows the journey of Rose from country girl to matriarch, navigating her repression and power in 16th century Verona when family, social status, and gender determine everything.

Barefoot Shakespeare Company and CreateTheater Present Virtual Performance of LADY CA Photo Barefoot Shakespeare Company and CreateTheater Present Virtual Performance of LADY CAPULET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2021

After an initial 2019 run in New York City’s Central Park, LADY CAPULET performances move to a virtual tour, stopping at Goddard Riverside’s 6th Annual WHAM! Festival beginning March 25 at 7pm, followed by a live talkback with cast and creatives, and streaming through March 31.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Upcoming Community Gatherings Featuring Produce Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Upcoming Community Gatherings Featuring Producers, Literary Agents and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited hosts weekly Community Gatherings every Friday at 4:30pm via Zoom, to explore the creation of art and theater in the time of COVID-19. Ask questions, bring answers, be part of a community - it's an opportunity to network with theater professionals and talk about keeping theater alive during these challenging times.

Tonya Pinkins, Regina Taylor, Lauren Molina & More to Take Part TRUSPEAK... HEAR OUR  Photo Tonya Pinkins, Regina Taylor, Lauren Molina & More to Take Part TRUSPEAK... HEAR OUR VOICES! Virtual Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited has announced TRUSpeak ... Hear Our Voices! Virtual Fundraiser on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 5pm (eastern time) via Zoom. TRUSpeak is a curated selection of short plays and musicals by TRU writers, produced by TRU producers and directed by TRU directors, all touching upon current social issues.

Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Virtual Performance of LADY CAPULET by Melissa  Photo Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Virtual Performance of LADY CAPULET by Melissa Bell
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

What caused the feud between the Montagues and Capulets? Audiences find out when Norwalk Public Library hosts a virtual performance of LADY CAPULET, a prequel to Romeo & Juliet, on Thursday, January 28 at 6:30 pm. The performance is free to anyone on or off Facebook.

Two-Time LEO Award Nominee Kimberley Shoniker Leads REMIX Reading Directed by Margie  Photo Two-Time LEO Award Nominee Kimberley Shoniker Leads REMIX Reading Directed by Margie Haber
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2021

Kimberley Shoniker, a two-time Leo Award nominee in 2020, is slated to lead a virtual reading of REMIX, presented by 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:30pm on Zoom. Directed by Margie Haber.

Melissa Bell Videos

BWW TV: Constantine Maroulis, Andrea McArdle & More in Air Supply Musical - Readling Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2012

Lost In Love, the new musical based on the hit songs of Air Supply, played the Triad Theatre on June 5, the first live follow-up to an industry-only reading in April of this year. Andrea McArdle and Constantine Maroulis returned to star in this latest installment of the production and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture some of the musical highlights.


Melissa Bell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Melissa Bell been in?
Melissa Bell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Melissa Bell been in?
Melissa Bell has not appeared in the West End