Carmen Cusack Bio, Age, Net Worth, Height, Husband, Family

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Administrator

Carmen Cusack Biography

Carmen Cusack is an American musical theater actress and singer. She is famously known for playing Elphaba in the Chicago, North American Tour and Melbourne productions of the musical Wicked. She is also known for originating the role of Alice Murphy in the Broadway musical, Bright Star. She got a Tony Award nomination and a 2016 Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut.

Carmen Cusack

After completing her university studies at the University of North Texas and graduating with a performing arts degree, Carmen Cusack moved to England. She took the job on the MS Queen Elizabeth 2, which changed the course of her career. She played her breakthrough role as Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera. Immediately after, she made her West End debut as Fantine in Les Misérables. She also appeared in the original West End productions of The Secret Garden and Personals.

On 12th December, 2006 Carmen Cusack later to America and joined the Chicago production of Wicked as the standby for the lead role of Elphaba. The producers were happy with her work and asked her to star in the lead role on the show’s first national tour, that begun in October 2007. She left the tour on 2nd November, 2008, and was replaced by Donna Vivino, who had been her standby. From 10th June to 10th July Carmen Cusack was in the Melbourne production in Australia, as the temporary standby for Elphaba: Amanda Harrison had taken a break from the show due to illness, and the standby, Jemma Rix, had been given the lead role. Cusack was with the company from June 10 to July 10, 2009.

Carmen Cusack played Nellie Forbush in the first national tour of South Pacific in 2009. For this role She was nominated, for this role, for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Non Resident Production. She played the role of Miss Gardner in the Off-Broadway revival of Carrie – The Musical, which began performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on 31st January, 2012. Her play was however limited as it ran til 8th April, 2012. In 2013, Carmen Cusack played the role of Mother in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Ragtime (musical).

From 26th September to 4th November, 2012, Carmen Cusack appeared as Dot/Marie in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of Sunday in the Park with George. Early February, 2015 she appeared in the production of the new musical First Wives Club as Annie. She made her Broadway debut on 24th March, 2016 in Bright Star. For her performance, Carmen Cusack won a Theatre World Award. She also received nominations for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. Carmen Cusack reprised the role of Alice during the musical’s North American tour stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Salt Lake City.

Carmen Cusack Age | How Old Is Carmen Cusack

Carmen Cusack was born in Denver, Colorado, USA on 25th April, 1971.

Carmen Cusack Net Worth

Carmen Cusack has an approximated net worth of $6 million. She has accumulated her massive wealth from her talent.

Carmen Cusack Height

Carmen Cusack Height is not known.

Carmen Cusack Family

Carmen Cusack has been on the limelight for some time now. She has however suceeded in keeping her family a secret. There is no information about her parents or her siblings.

Carmen Cusack Dating | Carmen Cusack Husband | Who Is Carmen Cusack Married To

Carmen Cusack got married to her husband Paul Telfer on 1st December, 2012. Carmen Cusack and Paul have been married for more than 6 years and there are no romours or report of a poor relationship between the two.

Carmen Cusack Awards And Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2011 Helen Hayes Award Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production South Pacific Nominated
2013 Joseph Jefferson Award Actress in a Principal Role in a Musical Sunday in the Park with George Nominated
2016 Helen Hayes Award Outstanding Performer, Visiting Production Bright Star Nominated
Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical[25] Nominated
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical[26] Nominated
Drama League Award Distinguished Performance[27] Nominated
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical[28] Nominated
Theatre World Award[29] Honoree
2017 Grammy Award Best Musical Theater Album Nominated

 

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