Charlie Tingen

Charlie Tingen

Noted for his “beautiful soaring tenor voice,” (Deseret News) “striking and swoon-worthy” (OnMilwaukee) actor and singer Charlie Tingen is rapidly earning a reputation as a talent to watch.  Recent performances include his Off-Broadway début originating the lead role of Thomas, the young revolutionary, in Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg, a new contemporary operetta; Tenorio in Man of La Mancha at The Princeton Festival; and Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol: The Musical with Arizona Broadway Theatre. Charlie appeared Off-Broadway in Under the Overture, a new farce/opera hybrid, under the direction of Tony Award-winning Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini. Last season, Charlie reprised the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady: In Concert with the Utah Symphony, joined the cast of The Music Man: In Concert as Tommy Djilas/Ewart Dunlop/Quartet with Pacific Symphony, and performed the role of Maximillian in Candide with Union Avenue Opera.

Artist Bio

Noted for his “beautiful soaring tenor voice,” (Deseret News) “striking and swoon-worthy” (OnMilwaukee) actor and singer Charlie Tingen is rapidly earning a reputation as a talent to watch.  Recent performances include his Off-Broadway début originating the role of Thomas, the young revolutionary, in Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg, a new contemporary operetta; Tenorio in Man of La Mancha at The Princeton Festival; and Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol: The Musical with Arizona Broadway Theatre. Charlie appeared Off-Broadway in Under the Overture, a new farce/opera hybrid, under the direction of Tony Award-winning Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini. Last season, Charlie reprised the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady: In Concert with the Utah Symphony, joined the cast of The Music Man: In Concert as Tommy Djilas/Ewart Dunlop/Quartet with Pacific Symphony, and performed the role of Maximillian in Candide with Union Avenue Opera.

Mr. Tingen appeared alongside Emmy-winner Peter Scolari and Broadway favorite Elena Shaddow as Freddy Eysnford-Hill in UIA Presents’ My Fair Lady: In Concert with both the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and North Carolina Symphony. He performed in numerous theatres throughout the United States, most notably as the “Springtime for Hitler” tenor in The Producers National Tour. Other highlights include the role of Enjolras in Les Misérables at the New Huntington Theatre, Tony in West Side Story and Padre in Man of La Mancha at Bigfork Summer Playhouse, Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie with Thingamajig Theatre Company and Jack in Into the Woods with Wheelwright Theatre.

Additional regional theatre credits consist of Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show with 79th Avenue Theatre, Lucas in The Addams Family with Bigfork Summer Playhouse, Fred in A Christmas Carol: The Musical with Wagon Wheel Theatre, and Phantom in The Rocky Horror Show with Hangar Theatre. Additionally, he was awarded “Best Actor in a Musical” for his performance as John Wilkes Booth in NYC Thespis Theatre Festival’s Gaybraham Lincoln.

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Coastal Carolina University, Charlie has spent many years studying acting, musical theatre, voice and dance.

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