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Jack B. Murphy

Actor I Writer I Musician

About

Old soul with a young heart.

Jack B. Murphy (he/him) is an NYC based actor and writer with a B.F.A. in musical theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory.

In his time at Shenandoah, he wrote his first full length musical, LILAC, with his collaborator Bailey Baker (book/music/lyrics). With the help of an on campus group, Playwrights Performances, Baker & Murphy have also written several award winning short musical pieces (BENJI & ENOUGH). He also studied arranging with Broadway music director and arranger Patrick Brady (THE PRODUCERS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, CLOSER THAN EVER), as well as with Carnegie Mellon professor and National Alliance for Musical Theatre member Rick Edinger. 

 

Favorite acting credits include SOUTH PACIFIC and ALL SHOOK UP at Flat Rock Playhouse, Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Ted in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, and Cookie in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT.

Film credits: A CUPID FOR CHRISTMAS.

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The Latest

Macy's Santaland

Jack plays Hugo the Elf in Macy's Virtual Santaland Experience!

From Macy's Website:

Now through 12/24, bring the little ones & follow Santa’s Elves on a trip through the North Pole. There will be fun activities along the way, plus chances to visit Santa’s Toy Shop, help the Elves & meet Santa himself!

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Cupid for Christmas

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Check out Cupid For Christmas, where Jack plays a choir member struck by a stray arrow, now streaming on Hulu!

Showcase

2020. What a year to graduate with a degree in gathering in large groups. Check out the Shenandoah B.F.A. Musical Theatre Class of 2020 (Virtual) Showcase below!