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Melissa Mitchell

 
Bio:
Born and raised in Southern California, Melissa has been working as an actress in TV, film, commercials, and musical theatre since the age of 8. Before entering high school, Melissa had made her on-screen debut in Disney's Holes, Columbia Pictures' Anger Management, working with Adam Sandler, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Born and raised in Southern California, Melissa has been working as an actress in TV, film, commercials, and musical theatre since the age of 8. Before entering high school, Melissa had made her on-screen debut in Disney's Holes, Columbia Pictures' Anger Management, working with Adam Sandler, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2017
Fantine
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble
Cosette (Understudy)
Fantine (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2012
Performer (Swing)
Broadway: Les Miserables. Off-Broadway: Giant (Public Theater). Regional: Beauty & the Beast (√Ę‚ā¨ŇďBelle√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě), Camelot (√Ę‚ā¨ŇďGuenevere√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě). Film: Anger Management, Holes. B.A. Psychology, UCLA, cum laude. www.melissamitchell.us

Photos

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√Ę‚ā¨Ň"I Dreamed A Dream√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě - Melissa Mitchell as √Ę‚ā¨ňúFantine√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ in the national tour of LES MIS√É‚ÄįRABLES. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

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Melissa Mitchell

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Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2017
Fantine

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble

Cosette (Understudy)

Fantine (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2012
Performer (Swing)

Broadway: Les Miserables. Off-Broadway: Giant (Public Theater). Regional: Beauty & the Beast (√Ę‚ā¨ŇďBelle√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě), Camelot (√Ę‚ā¨ŇďGuenevere√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě). Film: Anger Management, Holes. B.A. Psychology, UCLA, cum laude. www.melissamitchell.us

Melissa Mitchell Biography

Born and raised in Southern California, Melissa has been working as an actress in TV, film, commercials, and musical theatre since the age of 8. Before entering high school, Melissa had made her on-screen debut in Disney's Holes, Columbia Pictures' Anger Management, working with Adam Sandler, appeared in Unsolved Mysteries, starred in national commercials, and performed as a Junior Singer on Star Search. One of Melissa's most memorable moments as a young performer was singing "Let There Be Peace on Earth" with Broadway's original Belle (Beauty & the Beast), Susan Egan, at the 2002 Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony in Los Angeles, sharing the stage with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Throughout the excitement of working in TV and Film in Los Angeles, Melissa's passion for being on stage remained. In 2012, Melissa made the move to NYC and is currently making her NYC and Off-Broadway debut in The Public Theater's GIANT. Her favorite Southern California regional theatre credits include originating the role of Holly in Roger Bean's Summer of Love (Musical Theatre West √Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ√ā¬Ņ√Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ World Premiere) and playing the title role in Cinderella alongside Sally Struthers (Cabrillo Music Theatre), for which she won Best Actress in BroadwayWorld.com's 2010 Southern California Awards. Additional credits include Show at Barre's For the Record: John Hughes (The "Princess"), Annie (Star-to-Be) with Andrea McArdle at Musical Theatre West, Seussical (Bird Girl), Joseph√Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ√ā¬Ņ√Į¬Ņ¬ĹDreamcoat, and Jesus Christ Superstar at the Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities.
Mitchell graduated cum laude from UCLA in 2011, holding a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, and had the honor of being chosen to sing the Alma Mater at her graduation ceremony. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. www.melissamitchell.us. Soli Deo Gloria √Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ√ā¬Ņ√Į¬Ņ¬Ĺ For the Glory of God!





Melissa Mitchell News

Charleston Playhouse Season Tickets Available Now Photo Charleston Playhouse Season Tickets Available Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Charleston Playhouse has announced that Season Tickets for their Broadway Cabaret Series are on sale now through Sunday, November 14.

Anchorage Singer/Songwriters Headline Anchorage Summer Arts In The Park Photo Anchorage Singer/Songwriters Headline Anchorage Summer Arts In The Park
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2021

Downtown Anchorage will find a new sound this weekend as Anchorage Summer Arts in the Park (ASAP) returns to the Anchorage Museum lawn and Town Square Park at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts (PAC) with a new series of performers.

Alberta Theatre Projects Presents DISGRACED, a Hot-Button, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Dr Photo Alberta Theatre Projects Presents DISGRACED, a Hot-Button, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama
by Vicki Trask - Oct 4, 2019

Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer living on the Upper East side of Manhattan. He has also turned his back on his Muslim heritage. When he and his wife host a dinner party for Amir's rising African-American colleague and her Jewish husband, the evening gives way to a searing debate about race, privilege, politics and identity, taken on from a variety of cultural perspectives.

Alberta Theatre Projects Closes Its 2018/19 Season On The Button With THE NEW CANADI Photo Alberta Theatre Projects Closes Its 2018/19 Season On The Button With THE NEW CANADIAN CURLING CLUB
by Vicki Trask - Mar 4, 2019

Opening March 5 and running until March 23, Alberta Theatre Projects will present the fifth and final show of its 2018/19 season, The New Canadian Curling Club, in the Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons. Written by Canadian playwright Mark Crawford and directed by ATP's Executive & Artistic Director Darcy Evans, The New Canadian Curling Club is a hilarious and inspiring reminder of what it means to be Canadian.

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Photo BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
by Herbert Paine - Nov 26, 2018

Arizona Broadway Theatre presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, directed by James Rio. Runs through December 29th.

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET and THE SANTALAND DIARIES Th Photo Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET and THE SANTALAND DIARIES This Holiday Season
by Julie Musbach - Nov 12, 2018

Come see THE Santa Claus this Christmas! Based on the beloved classic film, Miracle on 34th Street tells the tale of last-minute Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Santa-replacement Kris Kringle, who may or may not be THE Santa Claus, and the people who take him in. Filled with humor, spectacle, and treasured songs such as My Wish, Expect Things to Happen, and It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, this festive, heart-warming musical is a must-see for the family this holiday season.

TITANIC: THE MUSICAL Sails to Arizona Broadway Theatre Oct 12 - Nov 10 Photo TITANIC: THE MUSICAL Sails to Arizona Broadway Theatre Oct 12 - Nov 10
by Julie Musbach - Sep 21, 2018

Arizona Broadway Theatre welcomes you aboard the ship of dreams - Titanic! Winner of five Tony Awards, this musical set aboard the unsinkable Titanic tells of the passengers' hopes and aspirations on the historic maiden voyage that defined the 20thcentury. Unaware of the fate that awaits them, first-, second-, and third-class passengers marvel at the majesty of the "great ship, Titanic" and tell of their dreams of a better life in America. Titanic: The Musical is an epic, thrilling, and emotionally rich production not to be missed. On stage through November 10.

Stars Come Together in Desert Showstoppers Broadway Concert Photo Stars Come Together in Desert Showstoppers Broadway Concert
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2018

Stars of the valley's theatre scene come together to sing their favorite, most impressive, show-stopping songs! You know the singers, you know the songs, now come watch them show off in, 'Desert Showstoppers'!

LES MISERABLES Plays Civic Center Of Greater Des Moines Through 4/22 Photo LES MISERABLES Plays Civic Center Of Greater Des Moines Through 4/22
by Alan Henry - Apr 19, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway.  Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars,' "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. "Les Miz is born again!" (NY1). 

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of Sweeping Romance THE BRIDG Photo Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of Sweeping Romance THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2018

Arizona Broadway Theatre will present the Arizona regional premiere of The Bridges of Madison County April 13-May 13, 2018.

Melissa Mitchell Videos

VIDEO: Watch LES MIS Tour's Fantine, Melissa Mitchell, Sing I Dreamed a Dream VideoVIDEO: Watch LES MIS Tour's Fantine, Melissa Mitchell, Sing I Dreamed a Dream
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2017

Yesterday, Melissa Mitchell stopped by Windy City LIVE to give us a sneak peek into the current North American Tour of Les Mis. Check out her I Dreamed a Dream below:

BWW TV: Hear the New People Sing in the Rehearsal Room for LES MISERABLES on Tour! VideoBWW TV: Hear the New People Sing in the Rehearsal Room for LES MISERABLES on Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with he company to check out a preview of the tour. Watch clips from 'Bring Him Home,' 'On My Own' and 'One Day More,' plus interviews with the cast below!

BWW TV Exclusive: LES MIZ Cast Brings the Barricade to BROADWAY SESSIONS!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 28, 2016

Cast members from Les Miserables headed over to Broadway Sessions at the 'End of the Day', Thursday, March 24th. Before the cast took the stage, audience members got to channel their inner revolutionaries with an ALL LES MIZ open mic pre show. After which Julian R. Decker started the night off right with a stirring rendition of 'Memphis Lives in Me.' Matt Rosell and Melissa Mitchell dueted 'All The Wasted Time' from Parade before being egg'ed into an impromptu 'Tonight' from West Side Story. Joshua Morgan and Beth Kirkpatrick bared their souls in 20 questions and diving into their 'Where were you when Broadway called?' stories while Andrew Love brought the country, nailing Garth Brook's 'Baton Rouge' AND 'Friends in Low Places,' alongside host/country music fan Ben Cameron. Wardrobe staffer, Maggie Glass, delighted the audience with a duet of 'The Prayer' with cast member J. Michael Finley. The evening ended with gorge performance by up and comers Jennifer Brady (14 years old no less) and Mary Grace McGiveny. And what night at Broadway Sessions would be complete without a 'Shloppy' Plot Shynopsis' wherein the Les Miz cast members attempted to narrate the show's plot in under 3 minutes will downing shots... you know, sophisticated.

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Sings Out at Covenant House's SLEEP OUT
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

The Covenant House just held the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition last night, August 17, 2014, where members of the Broadway community spent the night sleeping on the streets outside the Covenant House to raise much needed funds for homeless youth. In the video below, this year's participants join together in 'Lean on Me.'

BWW TV: Meet the New Faces of LES MISERABLES- In Rehearsal with the Cast at the Imperial Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Sch?nberg's Les Miserables its on its way back to Broadway, beginning previews on Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The cast is currently in rehearsal at the Imperial Theatre and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge recently stopped by to chat with the cast about the new production. Check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: PTC's LES MIS Performs Parody of Taylor Swift's 'Trouble'
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2013

The cast of Pioneer Theater's 'Les Miserables' takes you on a backstage tour, with a little help from Taylor Swift. Check out the hilarious video below!

STAGE TUBE: PTC's LES MISERABLES' Kelly McCormick Sings 'I Dreamed a Dream' on Good Day Utah
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2013

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the epic musical LES MISERABLES. Due to popular demand, the production's run has been extended by two weeks. Performances take place May 3 through June 1, 2013. Check out the video below of Kelly McCormick ('Fantine') singing 'I Dreamed a Dream' on Good Day Utah.


Melissa Mitchell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Melissa Mitchell been in?
Melissa Mitchell has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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