Megan Mullally played the character of Karen Walker on NBC’s “Will & Grace” for 8 seasons, receiving 2 Emmy Awards and 4 Screen Actors Guild Awards. She recently hosted a syndicated daytime talk show for NBC/Universal, “The Megan Mullally Show”, and has appeared on Broadway in the revivals of “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” (Rosemary), and “Grease”.
As a vocalist, credits include The Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The Seattle Symphony (with her band Supreme Music Program), and Los Angeles’ Disney Concert Hall (soloist).
In February of 2010, Megan will be making her U.K. debut with Supreme Music Program at the Vaudeville Theater in London’s West End. For information and tickets, please visit www.meganinlondon.com.
Supreme Music Program
Since 1998, Supreme Music Program has been playing an eclectic mix of music from a wide variety of genres, often focusing on lesser-known works of master songwriters, or deconstructing slightly better-known pieces.
Recent engagements include the Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, the Seattle Symphony, and Orange County Performing Arts Center. SMP has released 2 records, “Sweetheart” (1999) and “Big as a Berry” (2002).
They recently completed a third record, “Free Again!”, which is available now as a digital download, and coming soon as a physical CD.
Megan Mullally – vocals, cardboard box, chains in a bowl, plastic egg, moral high ground
Greg Kuehn – acoustic piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Farfisa organ, toy piano, harmonium, acoustic guitar, finger bass, percussion, back-up vocals
Stuart Mathis – acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, percussion, back-up vocals
Joe Berardi – drums, percussion, flotsam and jetsam, Manly Atmosphere
Doug Livingston – pedal steel, tuba, bass, organ, percussion
Piotr Jandula – viola, percussion
Larry Williams — trumpet
Will & Grace
For eight seasons, Megan Mullally played the character of Karen Walker in the hit NBC series, “Will & Grace”. From 2001-2005, Will & Grace was television’s second highest-rated sitcom, second only to NBC’s mega-hit “Friends”. The show ended its long run in May of 2006, having garnered 83 Emmy nominations and 16 wins, including one for Outstanding Comedy Series.
Megan won two Emmys® for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy series for her portrayal of the fun-loving, booze swilling, pill-popping Karen, and received a total of seven Emmy® nominations.
For her role in “Will & Grace”, Megan is the only actress to have received three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Performance By an Actress in a Comedy Series, and is the recipient with her fellow cast-mates of an additional SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Megan received five Golden Globe nominations over the run of the show, the series and it’s actors being nominated for a total of 24 Golden Globes.
“Will & Grace” was also heralded for its groundbreaking portrayal of the American gay lifestyle, something then new to Network television. The show won many GLAAD Media Awards for its “accurate representation of the gay community”.