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. This season Charlie appears Off-Broadway in Under the Overture, a new farce/opera hybrid, under the direction of Tony Award-winning Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini, reprises the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady: In Concert with the Utah Symphony, joins the cast of The Music Man: In Concert as Tommy Djilas/Quartet with the Pacific Symphony, and performs the role of Maximillian in Candide at Union Avenue Opera (with Christine Brewer). 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; Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts; and Freddy Eynsford-Hill at Broadway Palm.
Charlie has performed in theatres throughout the United States, most notably as the “Springtime for Hitler” tenor in The Producers National Tour. Other favorite roles include: 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, and Jack in Into the Woods. Charlie received his BFA in Musical Theatre from Coastal Carolina University.