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Marc Kudisch

     For the past 18 years, Marc Kudisch has been one of the busiest actors in New York City. On Broadway, Marc was most recently seen as the Snake, Balladeer, and Narrator in the Roundabout Theatre's revival of The Apple Tree while doing double duty and performing as the Pirate King in New York City Opera's revival of The Pirates of Penzance. Marc is a three-time Tony Award nominee; first for the role of Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Drama Desk and Outer Critics nominations as well), for Baron Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Outer Critics nomination as well), and for his recent role in 9 to 5 (additional Drama Desk nomination). His other Broadway roles include The Proprietor in Assassins (Drama Desk nomination), Jeff Moss in Bells Are Ringing, Jackie in the Public Theatre's production of The Wild Party, Chauvelin in the 3rd incarnation of The Scarlet Pimpernel, George Kittredge in High Society, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, and Reuben in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Off Broadway roles include Slick Follicle in Encores! production of Girl Crazy, Flaminio Scala in Lynn Ahrens and Steve Flahrety's new musical The Glorious Ones at Lincoln Center; Morito, Husband, CPA in See What I Wanna See at the Public Theatre (Drama Desk Nomination); Tom in The Thing About Men at the Promenade Theatre, Mike in No Strings at Encores!, as well as their Fall Bash of 2004; and Mario in Tamara: The Living Movie at the Park Avenue Armory.

     Nationally, Marc was seen as Conrad Birdie in Bye Bye Birdie, co-starring Tommy Tune and Ann Reinking. Recent regional appearances include Darryl Van Horne in the American premiere of The Witches of Eastwick at The Signature Theatre Company (D.C.); John Buchanan in Summer Smoke co-starring Amanda Plummer at The Hartford Stage Company;  Zorba in Zorba at Reprise! in Los Angeles (Garland award, Ovation and Los Angeles Outer Critics nominations); Vincent Van Gogh in  Michael John LaChusia's The Highest Yellow at The Signature Theatre in D.C. (Helen Hayes award nomination); Miles in The Prince and The Pauper at Kansas City Starlight, Seattle 5th Avenue Theatre, and the Ordway in St. Paul; and Edward Hyde in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Kansas City Starlight and Papermill Playhouse. Marc has also recently performed two world premieres: Terrence McNally's Golden Age at Philadelphia Theatre / Kennedy Center and Ricky Ian Gordon's Sycamore Trees at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C.  Opera engagements include Carl Magnus-Malcom in A Little Night Music at New York City Opera and Los Angeles Opera.

     Marc's concert appearances include Portland Symphony, Ravinia festival, and the Philadelphia Philharmonic, as well as at the popular Broadway By the Year concert series at Town Loving Hall in New York City where Marc has been a constant performer and director for the past 5 years.

     Marc's television and film credits include Val in Break In for the Lifetime network, Conrad Birdie in Bye Bye Birdie for ABC television, guest appearances on Sex in the City and David Letterman, and recurring roles on All My Children. Marc' s recordings include the OCRs of High Society, The Wild Party, Bells Are Ringing, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Assassins, See What I Wanna See, Joseph and  the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the film of Bye Bye Birdie, as well as live concert recordings from Broadway By the Year 1926, 1960, 1946, and Broadway Unplugged 1 and 2.