Singer, Scholar, Performer

Katie Welsh is a singer specializing in musical theater and the Great American Songbook and a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University.

Katie’s performances have included solo concert engagements at Feinstein's/54 Below, the Princeton Club of New York, Don't Tell Mama, The Duplex, the Metropolitan Room, and BroadwayCon. Katie also frequently performs in the Princeton area, with recent concerts at the Arts Council of Princeton, Salon 33, and One Table Cafe. She sings for private events and house concerts as well.

Katie specializes in developing “informative cabarets,” evenings of song that blend performance and scholarship, with the following full-length programs in her repertoire:

Women in the World of Sondheim
The Music of Richard Rodgers
New York On Broadway
The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine
Love...According to the Great American Songbook
From Songbook to Sondheim
And Then He Sang...Songs of Broadway's Leading Men
Happy Holidays! From Broadway & Hollywood

Katie is also a researcher and writer on topics of musical theater and has given extensive interviews about her work to Everything Sondheim, Musical Theater Today, Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas, and Princeton Echo.

Katie recently co-authored a chapter on musical theater reception theory with Stacy Wolf for The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical (2019).

Download Katie's performance and academic resumes here