Piper Goodeve

PIPER GOODEVE
SAG-AFTRA, AEA, CAEA

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Currently: 

Starring as Marie Hersey in The Underclassman at the Duke on 42nd Street. Get tickets to this new Off-Broadway musical at dukeon42.com.  

"With On The Town selling out down the block, there’s a nifty little homage to Comden and Green’s Brunhilde Esterhazy–the less than pretty girl with the snappy patter.  In The Underclassman she’s “Bug”(Piper Goodeve), the debutante’s sidekick.  She and “Bunny” Wilson (Billy Hepfinger) do a clever little number–Let’s Don’t–near the close of the first act that serves up that knowing, second banana sensibility and the audience loves it…and them."  - Front Row Center 


Summer 2014:  Brooke Wyeth in Other Desert Cities at the Hangar Theater in Ithaca, NY.  Click below for details!                                                                           

with greg bostwick as lyman, photo by rachel philipson


I was featured in this great Mediashift article from PBS on audiobook production and self publishing by author Laura Caldwell. Check it out! 




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Audiobooks in production: 
The Billionaire's Best Friend, by Christina Tetrault
Rebel by Skye Jordan
Fading by E.K Blair
Falling by E.K Blair
Conversion by S.C Stephens
Bloodlines by S.C Stephens
Til Death by S.C Stephens


Falling Under by Jasinda Wilder (the third book in the #1 Best Selling Falling Into You, Falling Into Us story) is availble now at Audible.com.  Narrated by myself, James Fouhey and Gabriel Vaughan it is one of Jasinda's best!  

Three books in the The Always A Bridesmaid series by Jessie Evans are availble now on Audible.com!  I LOVED this sassy Southern series with wedding bells and Southern belles!  (Especially as I plan my own wedding to narrator Gabriel Vaughan!)  
 
January: I am excited to start off 2014 with recording a bunch of great new titles!  I am in the studio now completing Forever & Always by Jasinda Wilder, the first book in The Ever Trilogy.  This book is getting amazing reviews all over the place, and it's very exciting because the book is dedicated to my fiancé and I!  


2013:
I am excited to re-visit a role I created off-Bway in 2005 with Prospect Theatre Company next week in 2 workshop/readings of The Underclassman, the story of F. Scott Fitzgerald during his college years at Princeton.  I play Marie, his real life BFF, and friend to the woman who would be the inspiration for Daisy in The Great Gatsby.  It's a brilliant piece and you can hear demos of the songs here!

Recording up a storm for Audible and ACX.  7 books this fall and more in the works. Please check out my audiobook page on this site for more information!  

I spent the summer of 2013 in Canada playing Olive Ostrovsky at the Thousands Islands Playhouse, directed by Ashlie Corcoran.  

JUNE 2013: I recorded 7 audiobooks this month, including the Best Seller Falling Into You by Jasinda Wilder.  I leave for The Thousand Islands Playhouse in Canada on July 10th to start rehearsals as Olive in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  

I played Horatio in a 10 person Hamlet at the Tennessee Shakespeare Co in Memphis, directed by Dan McCleary.
 
  





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I returned to NYC from Syracuse Stage where I played the role of Rose Stopnick Gellman in Caroline Or Change directed by Marcela Lorca.  Please see media and press pages for reviews and photos from this incredible show! 

I played the role of Fan for my 2nd season in the McCarter's A Christmas Carol
Please click the pictures below for more information. 

            

 
 
 
**Please see the new Audiobook page on this site for all things audiobooks**
 

 
I was in the Canadian premiere of The Marvelous Wonderettes. With one day's notice, I was the immediate replacement for the role of Missy, learned the show in 2 days and was on for the rest of the run. Click the image above for more info!

I played the role of Marie Hersey in a workshop of The Underclassman (by Pete Mills and Cara Reichel) at the McCarter. The Underclassman tells the story of F. Scott Fitzgerald's university years at Princeton, and his relationship with the woman who would be his inspriation for Daisy in The Great Gatsby.  Scott Schwartz directs.

Composer Andrew Gerle has written a fantastic new book, The Engraged Accompanist's Guide to the Perfect Audition. I am quoted inside, and on the back cover along with Mark Linn-Baker, Ted Sperling and Richard Maltby Jr.  Anyone auditioning for professional theater should not miss this book!  Click the image below to purchase from Amazon.com



Monday November 8th 10pm: Joe's Pub. I will perform in a concert version of the new musical "29" by Gaby Alter and Tommy Newman, featuring Lindsay Mendez and Farah Alvin.  See link for more info! www.playbill.com/news/article/144222-29-Concert-To-Feature-Curtis-Holbrook-Farah-Alvin-Lindsay-Mendez-and-More
 
MTC7pm, November 1st.  I will act and NOT sing, playing the smoking and drinking Cammie Orkidd in this amazing premiere reading of Orchis by Haas Regen, directed by Noah Brody of Fiasco Theater (see fiascotheater.com for info on this hot rising company.)
 
Piper played Fan in A Christmas Carol directed by Michael Unger with choreography by Rob Ashford at the McCarter Theater Center December 5th through the 26th.
 
Summer 2010:  Piper is off to Vermont to the Weston Playhouse to write/direct a cabaret for the Young Company (8 fabulous BFA musical theater kids from U Mich, Boston Conservatory, CCM, Syracuse and more). In August, she gets her 4 part harmony on, playing sassy and betrayed Betty Jean in The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Weston Playhouse      

March 31 and April 1: Piper plays Fiona in a reading of The Trip, a wonderful 2 hander mother/daughter drama, by Stephanie Keys, opposite Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner Catherine Cox (Baby) in Greenwich, CT. 

March 9, 10, 11, 16: Piper took part in Play With Your Food, a wonderful company in Westport, CT that does readings of new and old One Acts.  Piper did a mother/daughter play opposite the lovely Patricia Kalember (Thirtysomething, and Sisters).

March 8th: Piper reprised her role from 2008 of Mabel/Secretary/various other saucy gals, in Limelight, a new musical about Charlie Chaplin starring Euan Morton and Liz McCartney, written by Chris Curtis and Tom Meehan.  

Tuesday January 19th: Piper will reprise her role as Laura in BLUE ROSES, a new musical of The Glass Menagerie, for a backers reading at the Snapple Theater, opposite Anita Gillette. Jason Danieley, and Edwin Cahill. 

Thursday January 21st: Piper will sing Rebel Girl and some other ditties in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Cooper Union.  Please see cooper.edu/great-evenings-in-the-great-hall-radical-politics/  for details.  


After 3 years with wonderful Don Buchwald & Associates, a lot of soul searching and a lot of thought, Piper has switched management.  She is now represented by Stewart Talent.  Please see Contact section for details.  

December 5th: Piper returned to The York Theatre Co. to perform the role of Karen in a concert version of The Taxi Cabaret for Prospect Theater Company. 

November 7th: Piper journeyed to her hometown in New Hampshire to perform A Way Back to Then from Title of Show at the Peterborough Players annual auction.  She raised $13,000 for the Ascending Stars program, a program run by the Players for high school seniors wanting to pursue a career in the theater. 

October 15th:  Piper played Laura in BLUE ROSES, a new musical of The Glass Menagerie, with music by Nancy Ford and Lyrics by Mimi Turque. It was produced as part of the York Theatre Co's Developmental Reading Series and directed by Albie Marre.  It starred Anita Gillette as Amanda, Jason Danieley as Tom, and Edwin Cahill as The Gentleman Caller.  
                                                                                           
Summer 2009: Please Spell Hilarious!  Piper is playing Logainne Schwarzandgrubinnerre in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at The Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT.

April/May 2009: Piper originated the role of Elinor Dashwood in a new musical adaptation of Sense and Sensibility at the Berkshire Musical Theatre Workshop on the Shakespeare & Co. campus in Lennox, MA. Music by Neal Hampton, lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow, and directed by Sam Scalamoni.

March 2009:  Anne of Green Gables Original Cast Recording is released in stores and the cast performs selections at the CD signing at Barnes and Noble at Lincoln Center.

Dec 2008: Anne of Green Gables CD is named one of Talkinbroadway.com's Top Ten Cast Recordings of 2008.  

Dec 2008-Jan 2009: Piper takes a hiatus to travel Nepal and India.  Words cannot describe. 

Fall 2008: Piper stars as Luisa in The Fantasticks at Merrimack Rep in Lowell, MA, directed by Jonathan Silverstein.

Summer 2008: Piper returns to The Hangar Theatre to play Laurey in Oklahoma. Directed and Choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knegchtes, there is no "Dream Laurey."  Piper also dances the Dream Ballet! 

May 2008:  GRADUATION!!!!  Piper graduated with her MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep in Providence, RI.  

*2007 Drama League Award Nomination for Distinguished Performance as Anne in Anne of Green Gables.

*2007 Syracuse Area Live Theatre Award Nomination for Best Actress of the Season as Sheila in HAIR.  

                




 

SAG-AFTRA * AEA * CAEA

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Thousand Islands Playhouse, Canada)

"Piper Goodeve is a lovely and vulnerable Olive..."  - NCPR 

"As Olive, Piper Goodeve was touching as the kid whose parents are never there for her." - The Kingston Whig-Standard 

"One of the most poignant moments of the production is the “I Love You Song”, performed by characters Olive (Piper Goodeve) and her parents (Michael-Lamont Lytle and Kristin Galer). Her mother is away in India at an ashram on a retreat, her father hasn’t made it over from work, and due to their absentee-parenting style, poor Olive has spent much of her young life finding solace in reading the dictionary, sensing the power and glory of the words and trying to draw her strength from them. Sensitively staged and performed, it adds a wonderful layer of depth to the overall show." - A Fresh News Start 

Caroline Or Change (Syracuse Stage)

"Everyone in the cast is first rate. Voices soar singing Tesori’s score...As Rose, the step-mother, Piper Goodeve is graciously awkward, bright and brittle, sympathetic and strong." -syracuse.com 

  

 



Anne of Green Gables (Off-Bway, Lucille Lortel)

"Piper Goodeve is sensational." - Talkentertainment.com 

"...a winning performance by Piper Goodeve as Anne." - New York Post

"Piper Goodeve captures Anne's effusive enthusiasm...the casting is impressive, particularly the three principals." - New York Times

"This is Goodeve's show and it's uncanny how she reproduces the Sturm und Drang of the turn-of-the-century pre-teen without being completely ridiculous." - Edge NYC

"Piper Goodeve makes an ebullient Anne, fiercely embodying both her irrepressible hopes and her melodramatic tirades. Her giddy solo "I Can Stay," in which she celebrates Marilla's decision to keep her at Green Gables, is a triumph of voice, personality, and athleticism. The little girls seated around me let out contented sighs at their favorite Anne moments they clearly embraced this live and rambunctious version of their heroine. "- Off-Off Online

"[Piper Goodeve] is a charmer who shows just about every emotion that a young, confused girl could ever go through. And then some. Piper Goodeve has a long and luminous career ahead of her." - Talkentertainment.com   
See entire article here: 
www.theatreworksusa.org/uploads/review/review_694.pdf

"Piper Goodeve is touching and funny as Anne." - Associated Press

"Piper Goodeve as the title character, Anne, is pure enchantment...Without a sensational actress to portray Anne, the show-- no matter how well written as is this production-- wouldn't work for five seconds let alone ninety minutes. And Piper Goodeve is sensational." - Talkentertainment.com

"a plucky performance by the talented Piper Goodeve." - CurtainUp

"As Anne, Goodeve looks like someone Maurice Sendak might have drawn had he ever illustrated the children's classic. In David H. Lawrence's wig of red braids, she exudes about as much pluck as could be wished for by anyone who loves the Montgomery book." -Theatermania

"Piper Goodeve, who demonstrated her excellent comic timing in Peter Mills' The Pursuit of Persephone, is winsome and endearing as Anne, growing stronger in the role as the character gets older." - Broadwayworld.com

 

The Fantasticks (Merrimack Rep, Lowell, MA)

                                            
 

 “Luisa, is played brilliantly by Piper Goodeve…And remember you will. You'll remember these wonderful, timeless tunes. But the one thing you will never forget is Piper Goodeve who, last night, WAS Luisa at her best. She was the perfect giddy teenager who, through the trials and tribulations that love presents, turns into a woman before our eyes.” - www.pmpnetwork.com

“Her voice -- sweetly resonant in such numbers as "Much More" -- evokes the excitement and passion of youth, seeking adventure and being anything but ordinary. The performance of the classic "Soon It's Gonna Rain" is a dazzler.” - The Lowell Sun

 “Piper Goodeve (Luisa) and Nick Mannix (Matt) are suitably callow at the outset and both give tender performances as their romance blooms, ebbs, and renews. Goodeve's voice is simply lovely and the joy in it is matched by her very expressive face when she sings. She blends beautifully with Mannix in their duets…They may be playing ingénues, but they sing with undeniable and heartfelt maturity.”  - Broadwayworld.com

“Piper Goodeve as Luisa beautifully captures young love and the self-absorption it often involves. One of the most moving scenes in the show involves Luisa watching Matt being beaten and tortured in silhouette until El Gallo insists she look through an elaborate party mask which makes it all seem fun and exciting. It's a beautifully acted scene…” - Metro West Daily News
 

Oklahoma! (Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, NY)

Oklahoma!

"Piper Goodeve makes a strong impression as Laurey."
- Mr. Teachout for the Wall Street Journal

"One reason this production feels new is that three leads are cast somewhat against type. Piper Goodeve is Curley's match as the independent-thinking Laurey; she shines vocally, as in their terrific duet "People Will Say We're in Love."
- Ithaca Journal

"Goodeve is properly independent and strong as she reluctantly resists the advances of Curly (Whit Baldwin), and has several sweet vocal turns in tunes such as "People Will Say We're in Love"..."
- Post-Standard critics, Syracuse.com

"The casting in "Oklahoma!" is phenomenal, thanks to casting director Alan Filderman. Joanna Krupnick (Ado Annie) and Goodeve (Laurey) both shone brightly among the giant cast of last year's production of "Hair" at the Hangar; here, they work together seamlessly and seize the spotlight when their turn comes."
- Ithaca Times

"Goodeve, blessed with a soaring, almost Viennese, soprano, can complete for the versatility prize. Last summer she was Sheila in Hangar's production of Hair, for which she was nominated for a Syracuse New Times Syracuse Area Live Theater Award." - Syracuse New Times
 

HAIR (Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, NY)

"Sheila, played by Goodeve, is a pretty girl with a vigorous voice."
- The Ithaca Times

"Piper Goodeve, as Berger's girlfriend Sheila, exhibits head-turning vocals on 'I Believe in Love,' 'Easy to be Hard,' and 'Good Morning Starshine.'"- Post-Standard Critics at www.syracuse.com

"Piper Goodeve has a powerhouse voice as Sheila, the anti-war activist."- The Ticket (Ithaca Journal)

 The Pursuit of Persephone (Connelly Theater, NYC)

"Piper Goodeve holds her own as Ginevra's sensible sidekick." -The New York Times

"Piper Goodeve, as the supporting romantic comedienne, conjures images of Andrea Martin with her flawless comic timing, and her awkward chemistry with David Abeles' smart and wry Edmund Wilson is utterly endearing." -Broadwayworld.com



 

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hear some samples from the Anne of Green Gables Original Cast Recording
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"The pluck and talkativeness of the loose cannon Anne as performed might remind you of Sutton Foster's performance of the determined and sometimes giddy Jo in the musical adaptation of another girl-friendly classic novel, Little Women." -talkinbroadway
 
"Piper Goodeve was sensational on the stage and it's a joy to hear her on this record. She rarely had a moment to leave the stage and commanded the show with ease and grace. Even to listen to the album you hear her fantastic journey from creative, precocious youth to mature, caring adult. And she has a powerhouse voice!" -JCS, Amazon customer review

The Original Cast Recording of Anne of Green Gables was voted
one of the TOP TEN Cast Albums of 2008 by Talkinbroadway.com
 


see some photos... production & otherwise:

  
                         
headshots by Laura Rose 



Olive Ostrovsky in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Canada 



Horatio in Hamlet, Tennessee Shakespeare Co, Memphis, TN 




Rose Stopnick Gellman in Caroline or Change at Syracuse Stage, modeling moon pies



 Missy Miller in the Canadian premiere of the marvelous wonderettes



Fan in A Christmas Carol, mccarter theatre




Betty Jean Reynolds, The Marvelous Wonderettes



 Logainne Schwarzandgrubinerre, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

a photo of Piper

Luisa in The Fantasticks (with david villella)

a photo of Piper

The Fantasticks 

a photo of Piper

rehearsing the dream ballet in Oklahoma (with Whit Baldwin)

a photo of Piper   

The drama league awards 2007 (with Jennifer Cody)

a photo of Piper

Anne of Green Gables, photo by Joan Marcus

a photo of Piper

marquee of the lucille lortel, NYC

a photo of Piper

this about covers it

Audiobooks

I narrate on a regular basis for Audible, well as from a home studio with awesome engineer, Peter Rohan. I have done over 40 titles and voiced hundreds of characters & used numerous dialects.  You can listen to samples at audible.com, as well as on my ACX Profile right here.
Below is a list of some titles I've recorded as well as upcoming projects: 
Falling Into You, by Jasinda Wilder
Plus One, by Brighton Walsh
FreeFall, by Jill Sorenson 
Aftershock, by Jill Sorenson
Season of Shadows, by Mary Mackey
Allison Hewitt Is Trapped, by Madeleine Roux
What to Keep, by Rachel Cline
Once Bitten, by Kalayna Price
Twice Dead by Kalayna Price
Love, InshAllah, compilation
Sex Work, compilation
Midnight Eyes, by Deborah Camp
Sizzle in the City, by Wendy Etherington
Monsters, by Lilith Saintcrow
Far from Broken, by JK Coy
Cat Power, A Good Woman, by Elizabeth Goodman
The Time of Her Life, by Jeannie London
The Marshall's Witness, by Lena Diaz
Falling Into Us by Jasinda Wilder
     Secrets by Liz Schulte
Burning The Map by Laura Caldwell 
Badlands by Jill Sorenson
Reckless by Skye Jordan
The Billionaire Princess by Christina Tetreault 
Forever & Always by Jasinda Wilder
The Billionaire's Best Friend, by Christina Tetrault
Betting On You by Jessie Evans
Keeping You by Jessie Evans
Wild For You by Jessie Evans
The Amazon Legion by Tom Kratman 
The Billionaire's Best Friend by Christina Tetreault
Rebel by Skye Jordan
Falling Under by Jasinda Wilder

Upcoming: 
Fading by E.K Blair
Falling by E.K Blair
Conversion by S.C Stephens
Bloodlines by S.C Stephens
Til Death by S.C Stephens
Alpha by Jasinda Wilder

 

"Piper Goodeve is the main narrator for this tale, and I sort of feel like I may have a crush on her voice."- Bob Reiss, The Guilded Earlobe 

"Piper pretty much nails it the first time, every time. That's part of why I love her so much. She gets the feel and voice of my characters, and accurately portrays them in a way that matches what I had in mind." -Jasinda Wilder, Author

"Piper did a tremendous job capturing Allison's humor and tone. It's almost insane how much she sounds like my internal voice for Allison." Madeleine Roux, author of Allison Hewitt is Trapped

"For someone relatively new to the industry she reads the story like a veteran. Her voice is perfect for Allison, not the sultry seductress, or the stoic stateswomen, but just a solid everywoman. Her characterizations are strong as well, whether it is the soft English tones on the radio, or an ornery horny doctor, she finds the right tone for them, without making them into caricatures." - Bob Reiss, The Guilded Earlobe blog 

"Characters, concept, narration, all of it was great. Perfect match between the tone of the narrator and the luridly poetic imagery."-SFaudio.com (re: Monsters by Lilith Saintcrow in the compilation Chicks Kick Butt)

"Piper is brilliant. She knows the business backward and forward." - Jasinda Wilder, Author
 

Allison Hewitt is Trapped

Hear a Sample

More samples coming soon! Please see my page on ACX or at Audible.com for some in the meantime! 
 

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