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Theresa McCarthy

 
Bio:
Theresa McCarthy has originated roles in innovative works on and off-Broadway including TITANIC, FLOYD COLLINS, SATURN RETURNS, and QUEEN OF THE MIST. She is featured vocalist on those sound tracks, and on the Nonesuch recordings BRIGHT EYED JOY the songs of Ricky Ian Gordon; Stephen Sondheim's THE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theresa McCarthy has originated roles in innovative works on and off-Broadway including TITANIC, FLOYD COLLINS, SATURN RETURNS, and QUEEN OF THE MIST. She is featured vocalist on those sound tracks, and on the Nonesuch recordings BRIGHT EYED JOY the songs of Ricky Ian Gordon; Stephen Sondheim's THE ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Robin Bush/Hannah Nixon
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Kate Murphey
1st Class Passenger
Caroline Neville (Understudy)
Kate McGowen (Understudy)

Theresa McCarthy Biography

Theresa McCarthy has originated roles in innovative works on and off-Broadway including TITANIC, FLOYD COLLINS, SATURN RETURNS, and QUEEN OF THE MIST. She is featured vocalist on those sound tracks, and on the Nonesuch recordings BRIGHT EYED JOY the songs of Ricky Ian Gordon; Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS/EVENING PRIMROSE; and Audra McDonald's debut recording WAY BACK TO PARADISE. She was a soloist in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's acclaimed BERNSTEIN MASS which played in Baltimore, at Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center with an acclaimed recording by Naxos. TV and other recorded media include appearances on NBC's LAW AND ORDER and Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS.

She has been a teacher of acting, The Viewpoints and vocal music for students of all ages and experience levels. She has directed new works for NYU Grad Musical Theatre Writing Program. For NYU Tisch Department of Drama she directed student artists in UNSUNG TREASURES, an eclectic selection of trunk songs drawn from the private collections of her composer friends including Maury Yeston and Michael John LaChiusa. She was a member of the faculty at NYU's Playwrights Horizons Theatre School (PHTS). At PHTS she founded New Music Theatre Collaborative (NMTC), a page-to-stage exploration of new musical works created/chosen for the student company. NMTC works included that of emerging student and recent graduate composers and writers Michael Finke, Sean Ireland, James Clark, Andrew Farmer, Max Reuben and professional composers and writers including Allison Leyton-Brown, Sophia Chapadjiev, Katya Stanislavskaya and Adam Guettel.

Theresa co-founded Petoskey Theatre Festival in Northern Michigan where she directed MACBETH, GRIMM TALES, ART, and commissioned a new work PIGEON RIVER OPERA-for which she co-wrote the music. There she received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Michigan Council for the Arts and Culture and others to produce original works and provide arts programming for rural communities.

She received her undergraduate training at University of Michigan and her MFA in acting from University of California San Diego.

Courses taught: Acting Techniques III-Classical Styles. Acting Techniques IV-Styles, Introduction to Acting, Acting II-Scene Study.




Theresa McCarthy News

Wagner College Theatre Stage One to Present GOBLIN MARKET This Month Photo Wagner College Theatre Stage One to Present GOBLIN MARKET This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Just in time for spooky season, Wagner College Theatre will be mounting GOBLIN MARKET in their Stage One venue. GOBLIN MARKET will be performed on October 20, 21 & 22 at 7:30PM and on October 22 & 23 at 2:00PM.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of Transport Group's THE PATSY Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of Transport Group's THE PATSY
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

Transport Group's revival of its acclaimed 2011 production of The Patsy, written by Barry Conners, performed by David Greenspan, and directed by Jack Cummings III, officially opened on Sunday, April 10 at 3pm.

Jennifer Holliday, Mykal Kilgore and Anthony Roth Costanzo Featured in MasterVoices'  Photo Jennifer Holliday, Mykal Kilgore and Anthony Roth Costanzo Featured in MasterVoices' Final Chapter of MYTHS AND HYMNS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

MasterVoices is presenting Faith, the fourth chapter of its four-part virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, Myths and Hymns. Conceived and supervised by Mr. Sperling, this free digital production’s final chapter will be offered starting on Wednesday, May 26 at 6:30 PM ET

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Will Spotlight Katya Stanistlavskaya as Part of its Spotlight Seri Photo A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Will Spotlight Katya Stanistlavskaya as Part of its Spotlight Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a bi-monthly live streamed concert series created by A LITTLE NEW MUSIC will¬† ‚Äúspotlight‚ÄĚ the music of composer/lyricist team Katya Stanislavskaya on April 20th.

Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY Photo Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2021

Good isn't it? Grand isn't it? Great isn't it? These song lyrics from the musical Chicago epitomize one performer's journey to Broadway. Emma Pittman, an actress and graduate of Wagner College on Staten Island is the winner of Chicago on Broadway's The Search for Roxie Hart.

Tina Landau Reveals Revised Version of FLOYD COLLINS Coming Soon Photo Tina Landau Reveals Revised Version of FLOYD COLLINS Coming Soon
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 4, 2021

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.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, March 3- with Patrick Cassidy,  Ian McKellen and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, March 3- with Patrick Cassidy, Ian McKellen and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 3, 2021

Today (March 3) in live streaming: Patrick Cassidy visits Backstage Live, a Floyd Collins Reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a FLOYD COLLINS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a FLOYD COLLINS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 3, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a FLOYD COLLINS Cast Reunion with Jason Danieley, Chris Innvar, Martin Moran, Theresa McCarthy, Cass Morgan, Jesse Lenat, Tina Landau, Adam Guettel.

Wake Up With BWW 3/3: Idina Menzel on RENT's 25th Anniversary and Legacy, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/3: Idina Menzel on RENT's 25th Anniversary and Legacy, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

Today's top stories: Idina Menzel talks RENT's 25th anniversary, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alan Cumming on Prodigal Son, Laura Osnes tries out the new Sound of Music Instagram filter, and more!

New York Theatre Barn Presents First Look at New Musicals From David Dabbon, Gabriel  Photo New York Theatre Barn Presents First Look at New Musicals From David Dabbon, Gabriel Jason Dean, Emerson Mae Smith & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2021

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Our New Town and Elektric. The live 1-hour presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team.

Theresa McCarthy Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch 'Amy Carter' and More in Four Numbers from FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE at The Public
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2015

Below, watch several numbers from the The Public Theater's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, including the 'Opening Number', 'Amy Carter's Fabulous Dream Adventure', 'Patti by the Pool', and 'In the Deep Bosom of the Ocean Buried'! (Plus click here to watch 'Happy Pat'.)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Barbara Walsh Perform 'Happy Pat' from FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

The Public Theater is presenting First Daughter Suite, a world premiere musical by Michael John LaChiusa. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson, First Daughter Suite began previews on Tuesday, October 6 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 15. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, November 22. Ghostlight Records recently recorded the original cast recording ofFirst Daughter Suite to be released later this season. Below, watch as Barbara Walsh Performs 'Happy Pat.'

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE at the Public Theater!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2015

The world premiere musical First Daughter Suite, written by Michael John LaChiusa, and debuting atThe Public Theater, directed by Kirsten Sanderson, runs now through Sunday, November 15, the show just opened last night. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Cheyenne Jackson-led ONE NIGHT STAND Opens Tonight in NYC! Get a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2013

New York's QUAD Cinema has announced the New York Theatrical run of ONE NIGHT STAND (74 minutes), Elisabeth Sperling's and Trish Dalton's absorbing, adrenaline-pumping debut documentary, fresh off of its one-night-only screenings in 456 theaters across the country through Fathom Events.

BWW TV: Cheyenne Jackson-led ONE NIGHT STAND Opens 4/26 at QUAD Cinema; Q&A Events to Follow
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2013

New York's QUAD Cinema has announced the New York Theatrical run of ONE NIGHT STAND (74 minutes), Elisabeth Sperling's and Trish Dalton's absorbing, adrenaline-pumping debut documentary, fresh off of its one-night-only screenings in 456 theaters across the country through Fathom Events.

STAGE TUBE: Inside the Recording Studio with QUEEN OF THE MIST
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2012

Ghostlight Records, alongside Transport Group Theatre Company, announced today that they will release the Original Cast Recording of Michael John LaChiusa's critically-acclaimed new musical, QUEEN OF THE MIST on June 19, 2012 in both digital and physical CD formats. The recording was made possible with generous support from The Shen Family Foundation.Ghostlight Records, alongside Transport Group Theatre Company, announced today that they will release the Original Cast Recording of Michael John LaChiusa's critically-acclaimed new musical, QUEEN OF THE MIST on June 19, 2012 in both digital and physical CD formats. Below is a video sneak peek inside the recording studio with the cast!

BWW TV: QUEEN OF THE MIST Opens Off-Broadway; Meet the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2011

Transport Group's Queen of the Mist is a world premiere musical with words and music by 5-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine, Hello Again). Based on an astounding, outrageous, and haunting true story, two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Guys and Dolls, Xanadu, 42nd Street) stars as Anna Edson Taylor, who, in 1901, set out to be the first woman to shoot Niagara Falls, in a barrel of her own design. The production officially opened last night, November 6. Click below for a chat with the company!

STAGE TUBE: Mary Testa Talks QUEEN OF THE MIST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2011

Transport Group caught a moment with Queen of the Mist, Mary Testa. Click below to watch this exclusive interview with Mary to see what went into creating the Queen that she will become for the first preview on October 18th.

STAGE TUBE: Gonzalez, Arden Sing Kerrigan-Lowdermilk
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2011

After releasing their debut album Our First Mistake and selling out venues across New York City, songwriting duo and Larson Award winners Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown, Henry and Mudge) hosted the final NY concert of YOU MADE THIS TOUR on Sunday, March 27 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). In the following videos, Broadway veterans Mandy Gonzalez and Michal Arden sing 'How to Return Home' and 'Run Away with Me' respectively.

STAGE TUBE: 'Overnight Musicals' Trailer
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2010

Overnight Musicals documentary is now in post-production. The film follows top Broadway and television artists in their journey from the blank page to the stage at The 24 Hour Musicals, where four brand new musicals are written, rehearsed and performed, all within 24 hours.


Theresa McCarthy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Theresa McCarthy been in?
Theresa McCarthy has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Theresa McCarthy been in?
Theresa McCarthy has not appeared in the West End