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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

Florida Studio Theatre

Jack is currently an acting apprentice at Florida Studio Theatre through August 2021. He is performing in various productions, including the Young Playwrights Festival, which features plays written by playwrights grades 1-12! Now in its 20th year, the WRITE A PLAY program reaches over 55,000 students each year in Florida, Scotland, China, Russia and Israel.

Practice!

Jack has picked up guitar in quarantine - give a listen to a favorite: "Cherry Wine" by Hozier.

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!