Carly is a singer, actress, director, and producer based in Madison, Connecticut. Musical theater credits include the national tour of Victor Victoria and Magdalena at Lincoln Center. Regional credits include the role of Sally in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pitti-Sing in Mikado, and Gussie in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival production of Merrily We Roll Along. A crossover artist in both opera and musical theater, Carly has most recently been seen as Kate Pinkerton in Opera Theater of Connecticut’s Madama Butterfly, Lady Capulet in their production of Romeo & Juliet, In Verse & Music, and Sally in Die Fledermaus. Musical theater credits include Bellomy in The Fantasticks at Ivoryton Playhouse, Carlotta in The Phantom with Downtown Cabaret Theater, Eva Peron in Evita and Desiree in A Little Night Music. As a cabaret artist, Carly directed and performed in the first two seasons of Playhouse on the Shore presented by Ivoryton Playhouse at Water’s Edge Resort. This past December, Carly performed in An Ivoryton Playhouse Christmas Hour with David Pittsinger and Friends. Upcoming engagements include An Ivoryton Playhouse Christmas Hour with David Pittsinger and Friends, a concert with the Stamford Chorale in December featuring Broadway and the Great American Songbook, a reading of the new musical The White Swan with MTC in January, and Singing Sondheim in Sanibel at the Sanibel Music Festival this spring.
A graduate of Brown University, Carly has an extensive background in the production and marketing aspects of the performing arts, and was a production associate with the original cast of The Lion King on Broadway. Along with William Boughton, Carly recently produced the inaugural Guilford Performing Arts Festival this past October, bringing together almost 50 different performances in 17 venues to over 4,000 people over the course of four days. Carly is the producer and host of Spotlight on the Arts, a monthly television program highlighting the arts in Connecticut and is the cofounder of Free Keys CT, an initiative designed to provoke spontaneous performance in public spaces to encourage community and creativity, adding to the vitality of our towns. Carly resides in Madison along with her two children, Cate and Caroline, and her husband Matt, a professor of finance at Providence College.