Mairéad O'Neill is a actor, known most notably for her film work on The Renovation (2016), and her work on the Mars Patel podcast.
As a singer; she's performed at 3 concerts at the esteemed Feinstein's/54 Below, and has been featured on various demo recordings of new musical works. You can view her performance in the recent 32nd Annual New York Cabaret Convention by streaming it here. She was recently featured on television in PBS/AllArts WNET'S "RISING STARS: BEHIND THE MASK" as a soloist. Her vocals can be heard in the soundtrack of the 2021 short film 'FRIDAY', dir. Hudson Flynn, which played at multiple film festivals across the US.
You can listen to her voiceover work on the Peabody Winning & Webby Award Nominated podcast, "The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel" as 'Aurora'. Mairéad joined the cast in season 2 and reprised her leading role in season three. Visit marspatel.com to find your preferred way to listen. Catch her on the upcoming scripted podcast "TOMORROW: The Continuing Adventures of Annie Warbucks" as July, wherever you listen.
Recently, Mairéad played Caroline in I AND YOU at Penguin Repertory Theatre, directed by Bway vet Tom Caruso, marking her regional debut! She has also been recently accoladed - selected as an Honorable Mention in the Adela & Larry Elow High School American Songbook Competition, placed in the Top 10 for BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE competition, and honored by her school with the Sandy Faison Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama!
Mairéad originated the role of 'Summer' at the Off-Bway Keen Company's production of "We <3 Mr. Marsden", before it's cancellation due to COVID. The show was turned into a radio-play, featuring cast members from 'The Good Place' and 'Orange Is The New Black'.
During the pandemic, she was able to keep busy working at home - recording for the 'TOMORROW' podcast with Gen Z Media, as well as a recording a TV demo and airing a radio spot for Montefiore Hospital praising our frontline workers during the peak of the pandemic.
Mairéad is a proud recent graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts - aka the "FAME" School. She majored in drama where students spend five days a week in intensive conservatory training. In the fall of 2022, she will transition to the BFA Acting program at Boston University's School of Theatre with an emphasis in Musical Theatre and a minor in Music Performance. In her spare time, she loves playing her electric guitar, watching Marvel, working with her non-profit, and experimenting with bread baking.
BROADWAYWORLD review of two-hander"I And You" @ Penguin Rep