The 2015 James Barbour
Currently starring as 'Carlotta' in
Broadway's The Phantom Of The Opera
The James Barbour 2015 Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 6th @6PM
Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th St, NYC
Click HERE to get your tickets!
About Michele McConnell
Michele McConnell, originally from Indianapolis, is a graduate of Butler University. Ms. McConnell’s performance resume includes musical theatre, opera, concert performance, cabaret, professional chorus, and touring productions.
Michele is currently celebrating her 5th year in the Broadway cast of Phantom of the Opera in the starring role of Carlotta Giudicelli. She had the privilege of performing the role for both the 10,000th Broadway performance and the 25th Anniversary performance. She has traveled to over 115 countries performing on luxury cruise ships with her husband of 19 years, baritone Duane McDevitt.
Her performance credit highlights include: Camelot (National Tour starring Robert Goulet), NYGASP at City Center (Mabel, Pirates; Josephine, Pinafore), Beauty and the Beast (Montreal/LasVegas), DiCapo Opera, Mobile Opera, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Missouri Symphony, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, AllenberryPlayhouse, Sacramento Music Circus, & Peter Grey Terhune Presents. She can be heard on the original Broadway cast recording of Anna Karenina, and numerous recordings for Hal Leonard Publishing. She has traveled the globe to over 115 countries as a cabaret artist performing on luxury cruise ships with her husband, baritone Duane McDevitt.
In addition to her performance credits, Ms. McConnell serves on the adjunct faculty of the New Jersey City University Musical Theatre department, and is the President of the Board of Trustees for Skyline Theatre Company. She is a member of NATS, and has taught university and high school master classes throughout the country. Michele is a proud Mary Kay Independent Sales Director, and a proud member of Actors Equity Association.