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Michael McAssey

 
Bio:
Michael McAssey made his Broadway debut in the ill-fated musical LATE NITE COMIC. In New York he’s worked on and Off-Broadway (A HARD TIME TO BE SINGLE, SEX TIPS FOR MODERN GIRLS, IN GAY COMPANY & more) and at Lincoln Center. He co-starred as Herbie in GYPSY (with Sally Mayes), Hucklebee in THE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael McAssey made his Broadway debut in the ill-fated musical LATE NITE COMIC. In New York he’s worked on and Off-Broadway (A HARD TIME TO BE SINGLE, SEX TIPS FOR MODERN GIRLS, IN GAY COMPANY & more) and at Lincoln Center. He co-starred as Herbie in GYPSY (with Sally Mayes), Hucklebee in THE ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1990
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Club Owner
Ensemble
Las Vegas Emcee
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Michael McAssey Biography

Michael McAssey made his Broadway debut in the ill-fated musical LATE NITE COMIC. In New York he’s worked on and Off-Broadway (A HARD TIME TO BE SINGLE, SEX TIPS FOR MODERN GIRLS, IN GAY COMPANY & more) and at Lincoln Center. He co-starred as Herbie in GYPSY (with Sally Mayes), Hucklebee in THE FANTASTICKS, Man 1 in Sondheim’s PUTTING IT TOGETHER, Edna Turnblad in 2 companies of HAIRSPRAY, and as Max Bialystock in 3 different companies of Mel Brooks’ THE PRODUCERS. In Chicago Michael starred in the hit comedy SHEAR MADNESS, co-starred as Banjo in THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER (with Andre de Shields) and as Guy Proclo in Terrence McNally’s THE RITZ (with Transparent’s Alexandra Billings). Soap fans may remember Michael as blind pianist-singer George Baldwin on CBS-TV’s GUIDING LIGHT. He appeared with Barbara Cook and Patti LuPone in Paris and toured with Ms. LuPone in her nightclub act, THE ARGENTINA TURNER REVUE. An accomplished conductor & music director as well, Michael divides his time between onstage and off including conducting the Broadway National Tours of AVENUE Q and TITANIC: THE MUSICAL, and the smash hit 2016 summer tour of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT. He also toured with Donny Osmond playing piano for Livent’s JOSEPH… Proud member of Actor’s Equity since 1977 and SAG/AFTRA since 1981. Visit www.michaelmcassey.com.





Michael McAssey News

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 30, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, honoring the best in Cabaret performances in NYC which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

Latest Standings Released For The For 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo Latest Standings Released For The For 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Dec 27, 2022

The final standings have been announced as of Tuesday, December 27th for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Photos: Karen Mason Celebrates CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! At Birdland Photo Photos: Karen Mason Celebrates CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2022

Birdland presents the return of Karen Mason, who stormed the stage with her legendary Christmas show on December 19. “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!” showcases Karen’s unique interpretations of old and new holiday classics, including a slinky arrangement of “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town,” a heartfelt “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” and many more.  The show featured direction by Barry Kleinbort, with musical direction by Christopher Denny on piano and Tom Hubbard on bass.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The For 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo Latest Standings Released For The For 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Dec 12, 2022

Voting is now open for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: Santino Fontana, Jason Kravits, and More Perform at JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS at  Photo Photos: Santino Fontana, Jason Kravits, and More Perform at JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS at Birdland
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022

Show business tour de force and 10-time Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy brought her acclaimed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show back to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. Check out the photos here.

Russ Goeltenbodt Returns To Skokie Theatre for LIVE AT 65 With Mark Burnell Trio June Photo Russ Goeltenbodt Returns To Skokie Theatre for LIVE AT 65 With Mark Burnell Trio June 12
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

After four sold-out Skokie Theatre concerts, Chicago musical favorite Russ Goeltenbodt returns to the theater for his first concert in five years - Live At 65. Marking his 65th year, Russ will musically cover his younger years growing up in Skokie, his love life and his next chapter. Russ will be backed musically by the Mark Burnell Trio and joined with special guest Carla Gordon.

BWW Review: MAC AWARDS CEREMONY at Symphony Space Featuring The Photography of Helane Photo BWW Review: MAC AWARDS CEREMONY at Symphony Space Featuring The Photography of Helane Blumfield
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 15, 2022

The thirty-sixth annual MAC Awards were presented on Tuesday night in a ceremony that was widely remarked upon for the length of its duration.

Photos:  On the Red Carpet at the 2022 MAC AWARDS Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 MAC AWARDS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 13, 2022

The 36th MAC Award Winners were announced Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at a LIVE ceremony at NYC’s Symphony Space. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos here!

MAC Award Recipients Announced Photo MAC Award Recipients Announced
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 12, 2022

In their first live ceremony since lockdown, the Manhattan Associate of Cabarets presented their annual awards to the members of the MAC organization.

Michael McAssey Videos

VIDEO: THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Videoplay
VIDEO: THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival

by Alan Henry - Sep 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival! Check out the photos below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ogunquit's PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2016

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, based on the Oscar-winning film on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse August 10 to September 3.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for 'Broadway Celebrates Pride Week' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Bryan Campione and Harold Lewter present BROADWAY CELEBRATES PRIDE WEEK on June 23rd, 2014. In this video: Elizabeth Urbanczyk sings “Friends” accompanied by Music Director, Michael McAssey.


Michael McAssey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael McAssey been in?
Michael McAssey has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael McAssey been in?
Michael McAssey has not appeared in the West End