KT Sullivan’s Broadway credits include The Three Penny Opera with Sting, the play Broadway directed by George Abbott, and the leading role in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She also played feature roles in the national tour of Annie Get Your Gun as well as the workshop production of Easter Parade with Tommy Tune. Off-Broadway, KT appeared in Splendora and A My Name is Still Alice. With Mark Nadler she co-wrote and starred in American Rhapsody: George Gershwin to the World, receiving Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations and winning the MAC Award for best musical revue. Her regional theatre credits include the Old Globe Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, Municipal Opera of St. Louis, Missouri Rep, Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse and The Great Lakes Theater Festival, where her roles have ranged from Frances in Light Up The Sky and Carrie in Carousel to Meg in Brigadoon and Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday.
KT has been featured several times at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Lincoln Center and The Caramoor Festival. She has also performed at The Spoleto Festival, La Nouvelle Eve in Paris, The Chichester Festival in the U.K. and several times at The Adelaide Festival in Australia. Since 1992 KT for the past ten years has been a regular headliner at the Oak Room of New York’s Algonquin Hotel and just completed an engagement in her latest show” Autumn In New York” for which she received the most enthusiastic press. For several years has starred at the Sabarsky Café of the Neue Gallerie on Fifth Avenue and Live on the Park in London. She made her West End debut in Vienna to Weimar at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre in 2004 and has returned annually in Noel Coward and Irving Berlin revues. In addition, KT has recorded seven albums on the DRG label, including “Crazy World” (voted #1 in the vocals category of Tower Records’ Pulse Magazine) and “Live From Rainbow and Stars: The Songs of Bart Howard,” which won Backstage magazine’s Bistro Award. Her latest CD of the songs of Cole Porter with Mr. Nadler and saxophonist Loren Schoenberg was recorded last fall during an extended engagement at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia.
On television, KT has guest starred on Police Squad, Night Court, Remington Steele, Hardcastle and McCormick, Cabaret 13 with Michael Feinstein and In Performance at the White House, with Mary Martin. Liza Minelli presented KT Sullivan with the Manhattan Association of Cabarets’ Outstanding Female Vocalist Award and Irish America Magazine named her one of its Top 100 Irish-Americans for 2008. On that note, KT is proud to be married to outstanding Irish American Steve Downey.