Carmen Cusack was critically acclaimed and Tony-nominated last year for her star turn in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical, Bright Star. It was her first Broadway role. Most recently, she was seen in New York City Center's gala production of Sunday in the Park With George. Just before that, she starred in For the Record: Scorsese at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. Previously, she starred in the Chicago premiere of The First Wives Club: The Musical, and she was nominated for a Jeff Award for Sunday in the Park with George at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. She starred in the world premiere of Bright Star at the Old Globe, followed by a Kennedy Center run for which she was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. She starred as 'Lynn Gardner' in Carrie at MCC, 'Nellie Forbush' in Lincoln Center's national tour of South Pacific, for which she received a second Helen Hayes nomination, and Elphaba' in the first US tour of Wicked. West End credits include Over the Rainbow, Les Miserables, The Secret Garden, Personals and Phantom of the Opera.