Melissa Errico is one of Broadway’s most cherished leading ladies, as well as a blossoming recording artist. Melissa was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress for her work in Michel Legrand’s Amour, and has been recognized with the Lucille Lortel Award, five Drama Desk nominations, two Helen Hayes Awards, four Outer Critics Award nominations and three Drama League Honors. Additional Broadway appearances include Cosette in Les Miserables, quickly followed by a star-turn as Kitty in Anna Karenina and Eliza Doolittle in the Broadway revival of My Fair Lady. Since then, she has been seen on Broadway, television and film, including CBS’s “Central Park West” and the movies “Frequency” and “Life Or Something Like It.”
Melissa has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marvin Hamlisch at the Kennedy Center and the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Festival, and appeared as a soloist at Avery Fisher, Wolftrap, City Center, the Allen Room, Town Hall, and Disney Concert Hall.
In recent years, including three children and a dedicated marriage to tennis star Patrick McEnroe, she has released a CD, performed with symphonies, reprisedCamelot on Broadway with Jeremy Irons, played Nancy in Oliver! with Brian Stokes Mitchell, and co-starred with Alec Baldwin in the U.S. premier of Peter Schaffer’s Gift of the Gordon. Melissa recently returned to her frequent collaboration with James Lapine, starring as Clara in the first New York revival of Stephen Sondheim’sPassion, for which she was nominated for a 2013 Drama Desk Award.
Melissa has recorded and made music with such industry greats as Arif Mardin, Phil Ramone, Randy Newman, Marvin Hamlisch, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Her third solo album, “Legrand Affair,” is a thrilling and romantic symphonic album arranged and conducted by multi-Oscar winning film/jazz/pop composer Michel Legrand, one of Melissa’s musical idols.
Find out more at melissaerrico.com.