Biography

Michael McCorry Rose is a Broadway actor most recently seen in the Tony Award winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder.  Prior to that, he starred as “Fiyero” in the smash hit musical, Wicked.

In New York, Michael has appeared in concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, Symphony Space, Birdland and Feinstein’s/54 Below.

Along with Karl Scully and David O’Leary, Michael is part of the group TRÍ: The New Irish Tenors. He regularly appears in concert with Academy, Grammy and Tony Award winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame), their most recent concert was filmed for PBS’s Great American Songbook Concert Series at NJPAC, aired in the summer of 2016 and was recently nominated for a 2017 Regional Emmy Award.

Michael has performed with symphonies and concert orchestras across the United States, most recently starring in a symphonic concert of Chess with the Temecula Valley Symphony in California. Internationally, Michael has performed in concert at the Adelaide Music Festival in Australia, for the U.S. State Department in Nairobi, Kenya and in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

His theatrical credits include roles at regional theaters such as The Paper Mill Playhouse, Yale Repertory Theater, Primary Stages, Capital Repertory Theater and Project Shaw in New York City.  

Originally from San Diego, he holds a B.A. in Mass Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he appeared in Carol Burnett’s directorial debut of Once Upon A Mattress.

Theatre

Broadway

Wicked — Fiyero
The Gershwin, Directed by Joe Mantello

A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder — Swing
The Walter Kerr, Directed by Darko Tresnjak

Developmental

Lempicka
Directed by Rachel Chavkin
Music and Lyrics by Matt Gould and Carson Kreitzer

Intermission
Directed by Jerry Zucker
Music and Lyrics Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
Book by Jerry Zucker

Houdini
Directed by Jack O’Brien
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Aaron Sorkin

Galileo
Directed by Michael Mayer
By Danny Strong and Michael Weiner

Outlaws
Directed by Noah Himmelstien
Music and Lyrics by Alex Sage Oyen
Book by James Presson

Plays

The Doctor’s Dilemma — Red Penny
Project Shaw, Directed by David Staller

How Water Behaves — Hank
Capital Repertory Theatre, Directed by Gordon Greenberg

Getting Married — Cecil Sykes
Project Shaw, Directed by David Staller

Musicals

Wicked — Fiyero u/s, Ensemble
U.S. National Tour, Directed by Joe Mantello

She Loves Me — Georg
Capital Repertory Theatre, Directed by Maggie Cahill

Joseph…Technicolor Dreamcoat — Reuben
U.S. National Tour, Directed by Dallett Norris

Grease! — Doody u/s
International Tour, Directed by M. McFadden

Chess — Anatoly Sergievsky
Temecula Valley Symphony, Directed by J. Lapp

Chasing Rainbows — Roger Edens/George Jessel
Flat Rock Playhouse, Directed by Jeff Whiting

1776 — George Read
Paper Mill Playhouse, Directed by Gordon Greenberg

miXtape: An 80’s Rock Odyssey — Hardy
Horton Grand San Diego, Directed by K. Meads

Urinetown — Officer Lockstock
Hudson Guild, Directed by Jenn Womack

Twice Charmed — Prince Charming
Disney Productions, Directed by Joe Calarco

Oklahoma — Curly
CCT, San Diego, Directed by Travis Russell

Once Upon a Mattress — Ensemble
U.C.L.A, Directed by Carol Burnett
 
Concerts
 
Perfect Harmony: Broadway's Greatest Duets, Trios, and Ensembles
Musical Direction by Grant Wenaus
Symphony Space

Harvey Milk/I Am Anne Hutchinson
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Directed by Noah Himmelstien
Strathmore Music Center

Stephen Schwartz and Friends
Aired on PBS - 2017 Regional Emmy Award Nomination
NJPAC

TRÍ: The New Irish Tenors
Orlando Philharmonic

2015 ASCAP Awards
Music by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
Jazz at Lincoln Center

Cheek to Cheek: A Broadway Romance
with Tiffany Haas

Outlaws
Le Poisson Rouge
Music and Lyrics by Alex Sage Oyen
Recorded live for The Score Podcast

*Selected list of concerts
Film + TV

TV/WebSeries

Sitting on Babies — Andy
Series Regular, Directed by Tim Young