TRUDY CARMICHAEL (Portrayed by Robin Rothman) made her first NYC stage appearance in the Las Vegas-inspired musical improv revue, The Royal Flushes at The Upright Citizens Brigade in 2005. Trudy continued to perform in both improv comedy and cabaret venues around NYC before landing a permanent gig at the Magnet Theater as the host of the Musical Magnet Mixer in 2009 for The First Annual New York Musical Improv Festival. In addition to hosting the Musical Mixer, she has served as Mistress of Ceremonies for a variety of private and charitable events including Covenant House International, Upper West Side Campaign Against Hunger and The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Marching Band.
Ms. Carmichael can be seen frequenting any number of NYC Cabaret venues such as The Duplex Cabaret Theater, Sid Gold's Request Room, Don't Tell Mama's, The Slipper Room and Birdland. She proudly garnered the titles of First Runner-Up in The New York Soul Sensation Competition at New World Stages and First Place winner of The Cabaret Showdown and The Cabaret Showdown All-Stars at the Kraine Theater.
Trudy's critically acclaimed show, Trudy Carmichael Presents The Improvised One-Woman Show has been performed locally at The Duplex, Sid Gold's and The Kraine and is an official selection of SOLOCOM, (People's Improv Theater, NYC,) Providence Improv Festival, Third Coast Improv Festival (Nashville, TN), Alaska Improv Festival, Impro Amsterdam, Downtown Las Vegas Improv Festival, LIT Fest (DC), We The People Improv Festival (Philadelphia) The 20th Annual Del Close Marathon (UCB NY), The New York International Fringe Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, Steel City Improv Festival (Pittsburgh), Impro En Seine (Paris), Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, TX) and Chicago Musical Improv Festival (iO Chicago).