Marie Anello is a classically trained mezzo-soprano with experience in opera, musical theater, cabaret, jazz, voice acting, and drama.
Marie has had the pleasure of performing with companies like Write Act Repertory, New York City Opera, Encompass New Opera Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Festival Opera Young Artist Program. Recent credits include Izzy in the world debut of Trapped! The Musical: A Lobster Tale, Betty Compton in the immersive production Tammany Hall, and her self-produced one woman cabaret, Spektorology.
Marie also works as a writer and editor, specializing in book reviews, publishing industry journalism, and graphic novels.
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Trapped! The Musical
“Anello, a newcomer to the PTC stage, is a delight as Izzy. She combines comedic chops (she’s somewhat reminiscent of Tina Fey, both physically and vibes-wise) with an absolutely exceptional voice.”
Allen Adams, The Maine Edge
“The classically trained Anello is a powerful and expressive singer[…] Spektorology gives those familiar with Spektor’s oeuvre to encounter it in a new way and from a new perspective, but you don’t have to be a fan to enjoy this rousing, emotive musical experience.”
John R. Ziegler and Leah Richards, Thinking Theater NYC
“As Compton, Anello exudes genuine angst about the plight of a friend who has been ensnared in Tammany’s web. She tries in vain to discover her whereabouts, before expressing her magnificent breakdown in an 11 o’clock number that really could be on a Broadway stage”
Zachary Stewart, TheaterMania
“Anello shines as Betty Compton. Her two “Violet” numbers were probably the best part of the show.”
Bill Canacci, Asbury Park Press
“Not since Hamilton arrived on Broadway has reliving New York history been this fun, clever, or creative. However, in Tammany Hall, you get to partake in history as it unfolds in the very place where it happened. I wholeheartedly cast my vote (or several) for Tammany Hall as one of the best immersive theatrical experiences in New York City!”
Cindy Sibilsky, Broadway World