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Michael McElroy

Birth Place: Shaker Heights, OH, USA

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Michael came to New York City in May of 1990, after finishing his BFA in Theater from Carnegie Mellon University. His Broadway credits include Big River, The Wild Party, Rent, The Who's Tommy, Miss Saigon, Patti Lupone on Broadway, Hair and The High Rollers Social Pleasure Club. National Tour: Sarafina. Off Broadway: NY Shakespeare Festival's Richard III with Denzel Washington, Violet (Playwright's Horizons: Drama Desk Nomination), Thunder Knocking on the Door, Minetta Reperatory Theater and Blue, Grammercy Theater. Regional credits include Angels in America Pts I and II, Alley Theater; Fences, Riverside Theater; Dreamgirls, Pittsburgh Playhouse; Thunder Knocking on the Door, Trinity Reperatory Theater. He was also a featured vocalist on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show." Michael is featured on CD recordings of The Who's Tommy, Blue, Violet, Thunder Knocking on the Door and Leslie Uggams' upcoming CD project. He founded the Broadway Gospel Choir in 1994, then founded the Broadway Inspirational Voices in 1999.

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Michael McElroy STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Ensemble

[US Tour]
The Broadway Tour [National Tour], 2009
Tom Collins

[Off-Broadway]
2007
Marcus / Lester / The Snake / Alex / Angel Eyes / Gordon / Seb

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2004
Jim

[Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2004
Judge

Captain

Crook

[New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Jim

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Blue Williams

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Jaguar Dupree

Jaguar Dupree

[Off-Broadway]
2001
Blue Williams

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Hud

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Oscar D'Armano

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
Flicker

Flicker

[Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Tom Collins [Replacement]

Tom Collins [Replacement]

Tom Collins [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Security Guard

Officer #1

Local Lad

Hawker

Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Sorcerer

[Off-Broadway]
1990
Guard/Messenger/Ensemble

[New York]
Workshop, 2001
The Man in the Mask

Michael McElroy Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Vocal Music Arranger


Michael McElroy TV Shows

MADtv
Jeremy, Sick Boy

Michael McElroy Awards and Nominations


winner
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical

Michael McElroyBig River:The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actor - Musical

Michael McElroy, Big River

Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Michael McElroy, Big River


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Musical

Michael McElroyBig River

Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical

Michael McElroy, Violet

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Broadway Dreams to Launch 2024 Summer Intensive Tour

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Michael McElroy FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Michael McElroy been in?

Michael McElroy has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael McElroy been in?

Michael McElroy has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Michael McElroy been nominated for?

Michael McElroy has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Big River," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Big River," Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Big River," and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Violet."

What awards has Michael McElroy won?

Michael McElroy has won the following awards: Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Big River, and Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Big River.

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