World premiere Musical!
Brendan is ecstatic to be a part of the original cast of Sing Street, a new musical premiering Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop later this year.
Brendan is currently in New York to workshop the production! It will open in late fall 2019 as a part of New York Theatre Workshop’s 2019/2020 season.
Sing Street is based on the critically acclaimed film by John Carney. The musical is directed by Tony-winner Rebecca Taichman, with a book by Tony-winner Enda Walsh, music by Gary Clark and John Carney, Music Supervision, Arrangements, & Orchestrations by Tony-winner Martin Lowe, Choreography by Emmy-nominee Sonya Tayeh, Costume & Scenic Designs by Tony-winner Bob Crowley, Lighting Design by Tony-winner Christopher Akerlind, Sound Design by Tony-winner Darron L. West.
Brendan is an 18 year old actor, singer, & musician!
Brendan’s New England performance credits include North Shore Music Theatre’s A Christmas Carol (2016), Arpad Lazslo in She Loves Me at Greater Boston Stage Company (IRNE Nomination), & Seacoast Repertory Theatre’s productions of Spamalot, Spring Awakening, & The Who’s Tommy.
When not performing himself, Brendan works as a Director, Music Director, and Vocal Instructor for kids ages 7 to 17 at Acting Out! Theater Company in Lawrence, MA.
In his (little) free time, Brendan enjoys working on his graphic design skills in Adobe Creative Suite and composing songs.
As of April 2019, Brendan will be regularly performing at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, MA when not working on other projects! View his schedule here.
You can see Brendan in the world premiere of Sing Street, a new musical directed by Tony-winner Rebecca Taichman at New York Theatre Workshop later this year!
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What did critics have to say about Brendan's performance
as Arpad Laszlo in She Loves Me?
"A face to watch"
Terry Byrne, WBUR
"Callahan inhabits the youthful exuberance of Arpad."
Nancy Grossman, Broadway World
"[His] smile and boyish energy had audiences won over far before his sweet rendition of 'Try Me' in Act Two."
Christopher Peterson, Onstage Blog
"One of the most talented high school actors working in Boston...a revelation"
White Rhino Report
"Brendan Callahan wittily [makes] Arpad's case for a promotion in 'Try Me'"
"There's a very nice job by promising young actor Brendan Callahan..."
Rich Fahey, On Boston Stages
“He was refreshing from the first minute of the play until the last second. One of Callahan's exceptional moments was his rendition of the song 'Try Me.'"
Bishop C. Knight, New England Theatre Geek
"Callahan's solo 'Try Me' is endearing."
All She Loves Me photos by Maggie Hall Photography. Pictured with Tom Gleadow, Sam Simahk, Aimee Doherty, Jennifer Ellis, & Robert Saoud.