Stars at the MACC:
Scarlett Strallen & Bryce Pinkham
The Great British American Love Story
Husband and wife Bryce and Scarlett share their cross-continental romance in a concert filled with behind the scenes stories and song.
Bryce Pinkham is a Grammy and Tony nominated American stage and screen actor. Star of the Gulf Coast Symphony’s production of She Loves Me (March 2021), he is best known for originating the role of Monty Navarro in the Broadway production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. The performance earned him a Grammy Award nomination as well as a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. Pinkham played this role on Broadway for more than 700 performances, and the show was named Best Musical of 2014. Pinkham went on to star in the Broadway revival of The Heidi Chronicles as Peter Patrone, for which he was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award, as well as the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in 2015. In the fall of 2016, he returned to Broadway leading the cast of Roundabout Theater and Universal Pictures’ Holiday Inn, performing in the role originally played by Bing Crosby in the classic 1942 movie. Pinkham also originated roles in Ghost the Musical and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson on Broadway.
Scarlett Strallen has starred in productions on Broadway, London’s West End, and is a frequent soloist on the concert stage. No stranger to Southwest Florida audiences, she last appeared in the Gulf Coast Symphony’s Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber in March 2020. She starred on Broadway as Gwendolyn in Travesties and has appeared in the title role of Mary Poppins, a role she also played in the West End and as Sibella Hallward in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Additional theater credits include Mabel in Pirates of Penzance at Barrington Stage Company, Lady Macduff in Macbeth at the Armory in New York, Cunegonde in Candide at the Menier Chocolate, Factory, Cassie in A Chorus Line at The London Palladium, Kathy Selden in Singin’ in the Rain at Chichester Festival Theatre and The Palace Theatre London (Olivier Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical), Amalia in She Loves Me at the Chocolate Factory, and Clara in Passion at Donmar Warehouse. In 2014, Scarlett received the Whatsonstage Awards for Best Actress in a Musical for A Chorus Line at the London Palladium and Candide at the Menier.