Melissa Errico is an actress, a singer and a writer. She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress for the musical AMOUR, and starred in MY FAIR LADY, HIGH SOCIETY, DRACULA, LES MISERABLES and others. She’s also starred in several productions with Irish Repertory Theatre and has 6 Drama Desk nominations.
As a singer, Melissa has made five solo studio CDs and has performed with most of the major symphonies in America and the UK. Her latest album SONDHEIM SUBLIME was recently released to critical acclaim, with The Wall Street Journal calling it “The best all-Sondheim album ever recorded.” In the past 2 years she has performed numerous sold-out Sondheim concerts in New York City, Chicago at The Ravinia Festival, DC and London. Her connection to Sondheim’s work began when she played Dot in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at The Kennedy Center. She then went on to star in PASSION at Classic Stage Company and DO I HEAR A WALTZ? at New York City Center.
Her other solo CDs include BLUE LIKE THAT (EMI/Capitol Records), LULLABIES & WILDFLOWERS (VMG/Universal), LEGRAND AFFAIR (Ghostlight/Sony) and WHAT ABOUT TODAY? MELISSA ERRICO LIVE AT 54 BELOW (Broadway Records; CD & DVD). She also recently appeared in television guest-starring arcs on Cinemax’s “The Knick” directed by Steven Soderbergh, and “Billions” on Showtime. Melissa has served on The National Endowment for the Arts, has published multiple essays in THE NEW YORK TIMES, and is a contributing essayist in THE PURIST and other magazines.