Mary Beth is absolutely giddy to be headed back to high school with the first national tour of Mean Girls! As a member of the ensemble (and understudy for Cady, Gretchen, and the Adult Women), Mary Beth will be playing her hometown theatre, PlayhouseSquare, in Cleveland for three weeks in December! Check out the rest of the tour route here. It's gonna be so fetch.
Oct 23, 2019 — Chatting with the "Mean Girls" Cast on Good Day Columbus
Nov 4, 2019 — Fearless and Fabulous: Meet Mary Beth Donahoe
Broadway at Music Circus
Mary Beth is spending the summer in Sacramento, California, performing in three productions at Music Circus: Oklahoma!, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Guys & Dolls. While it may be that 'the only people who burst into song are the hopelessly deranged,' Mary Beth is overjoyed to be bursting into song alongside these star-studded cast members!
Mary Beth is thrilled to be bringing a dream role to life as Katherine Plumber in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Newsies! 'Watch what happens' under the direction and choreography of Mark Martino and Shea Sullivan. The production runs from March 28 - May 26.
Dear friend and emerging choreographer Kristen Brooks Sandler is presenting a dance piece adapted from Charlotte Perkins Gillman’s short story “The Yellow Wallpaper” at Dixon Place this fall. Mary Beth is thrilled to dive back into more concert dance! Join her at Dixon Place’s Under Exposed on November 6th at 7:30pm.
The Yellow Wallpaper
This summer, Mary Beth will be traveling to Greece by way of Caledonia State Park in Totem Pole Playhouse's production of Mamma Mia! Directed by David Caldwell and choreographed by Dancing Queen Christine O'Grady, this show will be sure to have you singing along to your ABBA favorites. The production runs July 27th - August 19th. Voulez-vous?
"Like something is brewing, about to begin." Mary Beth is thrilled to be working with Tony-nominated choreographer Denis Jones on one of her childhood movie musical favorites! With an astonishingly talented cast and artistic team, this show promises to be worth the trip to Jersey. Mary Poppins begins previews on May 24th, opens May 28th, and runs through June 25th. Tickets are available online or through the Paper Mill Playhouse box office.
Mary Poppins at Paper Mill Playhouse
Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Mary Beth is thrilled to be playing the other half of the ditzy showgirl 'Rotorooter' duo, Rita, at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island! Although it may not be snowing outside, come on into the Elizabeth Wallace Theatre for a little trip to Vermont with some clean, cold air, and maybe even some snow! Tickets are available now by phone or on the Arts Center website.
ONU Alumni Journal
Mary Beth was featured in the Ohio Northern University Alumni Journal! Read about the highlights of her tour journey, along with those of two former classmates, in this cover article. Go Bears!
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Mary Beth is delighted to be making her national tour debut with Disney's Beauty and the Beast! She'll be telling this 'tale as old as time' as a member of the ensemble in theaters around the country and can't wait for you to 'be our guest' this year!
The Music Man
There is just one place that can light my face—Brunswick, Maine! Mary Beth is returning to MSMT for The Music Man, directed and choreographed by Marc Robin. There'll be bells on the hill, but you'll never hear them ringing unless you make it to Maine State Music Theatre July 15 - August 1! Tickets are available at the Pickard Theatre Box Office or by calling 207-725-8769. OH, we got trouble!
The Queen Bees
Mary Beth is making her NYC debut! She'll be appearing as Diane, one of three ladies in Rob Urbinati's original musical, The Queen Bees, premiering at the Queens Theatre this spring. This show is plenty to 'shout' about! The show runs May 8 - 17; tickets can be found by visiting the Queens Theatre website.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas! Mary Beth could not possibly be more thrilled to be making her Fulton Theatre debut this winter as Rhoda and part of the ensemble of Irving Berlin's White Christmas under the direction of Marc Robin! The best things happen while you're dancing, so click here to see more about the best things that are happening in Lancaster, PA this winter.
Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre
Mary Beth will be "singing from the diaphragm a lot" with the cast of Monty Python's SPAMALOT, directed by Billy Sprague, Jr., and appearing at trial in Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Michael Rothhaar, at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre! Stop by for some song and dance nonsense June 9th – 19th or a classic murder mystery from July 26th – August 2nd in Arrow Rock, Missouri.
Come and meet those dancing feet! Mary Beth will be going into her dance as Peggy Sawyer in The Little Theatre on the Square's production of 42nd Street. Come on along and listen to this lullaby of Broadway directed and choreographed by Kelly Shook! The show runs June 5 – June 14 in Sullivan, Illinois. Tickets can be purchased at the LTOTS box office or by calling 217-728-7375.
Maine State Music Theatre
MBD is heading to MSMT in Brunswick, Maine for the summer season, performing in their main stage productions: Les Misérables, Gypsy, and Mary Poppins. In addition, Mary Beth will also be exploring her inner flower child as Jeanie in MSMT's production of Hair and performing for plenty of modern-day flower children as the title role in Cinderella. Tickets are available in person at the Maine State Music Theatre box office or by calling (207) 725-8769. All performances take place in the Pickard Theatre in Memorial Hall on the campus of Bowdoin College.