Who is Madison McKoy?
Madison McKoy is an Australian actor, singer, songwriter, producer, ESL teacher and sometimes Accountant. He has most recently appeared in theatres as the over-protective-want-his-bubble-gum-chewing-daughter-to-be-famous stage father, Mr. Beauregard, in the Australian tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Prior to that, he potrayed the flamboyant 'Willie' in the Sugary Rum Productions premiere of the Off-Broadway sensation The View Upstairs and the lovable fugitive slave 'Jim' in the Neglected Musicals production of Big River. Other theatre credits include Miss Saigon, Sweet Charity, and What the World Needs Now. He also played the 'Apollo MC' in the Australian tour of Buddy: The Musical and 'Toad' in the Australian Shakespeare Company’s production of The Wind in the Willows. Madison’s feature film credits include The Mystery of Natalie Wood directed by Peter Bogdanovich, South Pacific with Glenn Close, 2:22, Radioland Murders written by George Lucas and the U.S. television docu-drama Your Number's Up: Blood Money, portraying the $20 million Illinois Lottery winner Jeffery Dampier, who was murdered by his sister-in-law and her boyfriend. Madison has also presented his self-produced cabaret Yank Down Under and most recently #Soul Cabaret: 5 Musical Theatre Performers on a Soul Trip. In between acting gigs, Madison teaches English to speakers of other languages at the University of New South Wales, directs his community based singing group The 8-Week Choir and also performs original music from his albums 10th Child and Deep Within. Mad's first 2021 appearance will be in the Neglected Musicals production of Nice Work If You Can Get It at Hayes Theatre in the role of 'Senator Max Evergreen'.