MOLLY LYNCH

Welcome to my website! Here you will find information about my acting, singing, teaching and writing work as well as other projects. Have a browse and feel free to get in touch!

 

BIOGRAPHY

Molly hails from Cork, Ireland and is a graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (MA Music Theatre) and the CIT Cork School of Music (BMus). 

Molly began her training at a young age in both classical music and theatre, developing a strong love for both. She went on to further her studies in music, specializing in classical vocal performance with renowned Irish soprano Mary Hegarty at The Cork School of Music where she won Highest Placed Singer in the Advanced Recital Competition and achieved a first class honors Bachelor of Music degree. Following this, Molly received the Embassy Scholarship to study for an MA in Music Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Molly made her professional debut in the West End in ENO's production of Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfl as a member of the Ensemble and understudy Johanna. Following this she played the role of Chava in Grange Park Opera's production of Fiddler on the Roof, also staring Bryn Terfl. This production of Fiddler on the Roof also featured at the BBC Proms 2015 where Molly again played the role of Chava at the Royal Albert Hall, which was also was broadcast live on BBC Radio.  

She has appeared as Betty in Sunset Boulevard UK Tour starring Ria Jones and Danny Mac and just finished a run of new musical Wasted at Southwark Playhouse in London playing Anne Bronte. 

Most recently Molly appeared in The Light in The Piazza as ensemble/understudy Clara where she appeared in the role for four nights opposite Renee Fleming. Molly also traveled with the show to LA for performances at LA Opera and to Chicago at The Lyric Opera where she appeared in the lead role of Clara at two performances. 

Molly has performed as a soloist with The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, Cork Pops Orchestra and Madrigal '75 as well as giving her own recital at the East Cork Early Music Festival. She has also performed the role of Joan in Irene Buckley's live score for the film The Passion of Joan of Arc at the Cork French Film Festival. She also performed at the Latitude Festival along side Deborah Findlay and Niamh Cusack in a staged reading of Sarah Dunant's book Sacred Hearts, directed by Nicholas Renton. 

Molly has also co-devised her own one women show Rodgers & Hammerstein (& Me Too) with director Ed Goggin and MD David Merriman, that combines her passion for intersectional feminism and Rodgers and Hammerstein's music. It ran at The Bread and Roses Theatre in August 2019. 

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