Michael Mulheren

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Michael Mulheren BIO

Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee for Kiss Me Kate. Other Broadway: Spider-Man, Looped, The Farnsworth Invention, Deuce, La Cage, The Boy From Oz, Titanic and On The Waterfront. Off-Broadway: Floyd Collins, The Fantasticks and The Cocoanuts. Television: All NYC Soaps, recurring roles on "Salem," "Person of Interest," "Rescue Me," "Royal Pains" and "Law and Order." Guest Spots on "Gotham," "The Good Wife," "Blue Bloods" and 20 other series. A bakers dozen films by such directors as Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese and Richard Donner. Love always to Amanda, Conor and Fiona.

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Michael Mulheren STAGE CREDITS

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Production at the Kennedy Center, 2019
Coach Dunbar

[New York]
Two River Theater World Premiere, 2018
Hal Hitner

The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018

[San Francisco (Regional)]
Pre-Broadway World Premiere at SHN Golden Gate Theatre, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2016
Mayor Josiah Dobbs

Original Broadway Production, 2011
J. Jonah Jameson

Original Broadway Production, 2010

Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Benny Van Buren

Original Broadway Production, 2007
Leslie Gorrell


Russian Officer

Original Broadway Production, 2007
An Admirer

Encores! Concert, 2006
Matthew Arnold Fulton

Father Charles Dunbar

Broadway Revival, 2004
Edouard Dindon

Original Broadway Production, 2003
Dick Woolnough

Dick Woolnough/Dee Anthony

Dee Anthony

[New York]
Workshop, 2002

Broadway Revival, 1999
Second Man

2d Man

Encores! Concert, 1999
Moe Shtarker

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Capt. Troop

Capt. Troop

Encores! Concert, 1998

Original Broadway Production, 1997
3rd Class Passenger

John B. Thayer

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
H.T. Carmichael


Humpty Jackson

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1990

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Bellomy [Replacement]

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Bringing Together a Shakespeare Classic and Songs by Cole Porter KISS ME, KATE! Opens in Sao Paulo

Kiss Me, Kate! is a musical written by Bella and Samuel Spewack ,with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage between Fred Graham, the show's director, producer, and star, and his leading lady, his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi.

Interview: Theatre Life with Jason Ma

Today's subject Jason Ma is currently living his theatre life telling us all about 'The Advantages of Floating in The Middle of The Sea' in Signature Theatre's current production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's underappreciated masterpiece Pacific Overtures. Jason plays the lead role of Reciter plus other characters as well. The production runs through April ninth in Signature's MAX space.

BWW Review: You Know How to WHISTLE �" Put Sondheim's Score in the Right Hands, As MasterVoices Concert at Carnegie Hall Showed

The original title of the Sondheim-Laurents ANYONE CAN WHISTLE was THE NATIVES ARE RESTLESS, though the crowd at Carnegie Hall on Thursday for the MasterVoices concert performance of the trouble musical were hardly fidgety. They were willing and able to sit through the cockamamie book and story Arthur Laurents concocted to hear the wonderful score by the late and very lamented Stephen Sondheim. And, believe me, Ted Sperling, leading the orchestra and big chorus, with a couple of strong guest performers, showed how good much of this score can be.

BWW Review: MasterVoice'S ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Elevates a Sondheim Flop at Carnegie Hall

If Anyone Can Whistle must be a concert, please, let it be a concert like this. MasterVoices, an organization dedicated to elevating choral works, brought the show to Carnegie Hall for a one-night engagement. They masterfully adapted the show as a scaled-down concert version, dropping any bells and whistles.

Photos: Vanessa Williams, Santino Fontana, Elizabeth Stanley, and More in ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall

The performance starred Vanessa Williams in the role of a corrupt mayor of a small economically depressed American town. Joining her were Elizabeth Stanley, Tony Award winner Santino Fontana, Douglas Sills, Eddie Cooper, and Michael Mulheren. The show was narrated by Joanna Gleason. It was directed and conducted by MasterVoices Artistic Director Ted Sperling.

VIDEO: In Rehearsals for ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall

Tonight, March 10, 2022, the concert production of MasterVoices' performance of Anyone Can Whistle, takes the stage at ​​​​​​​ Carnegie Hall. The performance will star Vanessa Williams, who performed in the 2002 Broadway revival of Sondheim's Into the Woods and the 2010 revue Sondheim on Sondheim, in the role of a corrupt mayor of a small economically depressed American town.

Joanna Gleason Will Narrate ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Concert at Carnegie Hall

BroadwayWorld has learned that Joanna Gleason will join the cast of the concert production of Anyone Can Whistle at Carnegie Hall, taking place  on Thursday, March 10.

Vanessa Williams, Elizabeth Stanley, Santino Fontana & More to Star in ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Concert

MasterVoices will continue its 2021-22 season celebrating its 80th anniversary on Thursday, March 10 at Carnegie Hall with a concert staging of the cult-favorite musical, Anyone Can Whistle by Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night!

Tina Landau Reveals Revised Version of FLOYD COLLINS Coming Soon

It was a glorious reunion last night on Stars in the House, as the original company of beloved 1996 musical Floyd Collins reunited. Book writer and director Tina Landau shared exciting news about the musical's future.

VIDEO: TikTok Users Learn Imagine Dragons Wrote Demos For SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK

TikTok users have been circulating information from 2013 that Imagine Dragons wrote demo tracks for the musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR

Today we rewind to 2016, when Bright Star arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on March 24 at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances.

Netflix Announces Cast of Anthology Series SOCIAL DISTANCE

Set in the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, SOCIAL DISTANCE is an eight-part anthology series that showcases the power of the human spirit in the face of uncertainty and isolation.

#BWWPrompts: What's Your Favorite Onstage Mishap?

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.

VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presented its production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical based on the film of the same name. Check out highlights from the production.

Photo Coverage: A Look Back on the Most Memorable Performances of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we're taking a look back on some of the most memorable performances of the year.

Rialto Chatter: Is a Revival of FLOYD COLLINS in the Works?

Is a revival of Floyd Collins in the works? We sure hope so! In response to a fan question on Twitter today, writer and director Tina Landau said that she is working on it.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical.


Michael Mulheren has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Michael Mulheren has not appeared in the West End

Michael Mulheren has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his role in "Kiss Me, Kate." Additionally, he received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for the same production, "Kiss Me, Kate."

Michael Mulheren has won the Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Kiss Me, Kate".

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