John-Michael Breen

Hey there.

I am an actor, singer, director and collaborator. And general goofball.

Welome to my page.


Summer 2018 at Seacoast Repertory Theatre!

Thrilled to be heading to one of my favorite coastal cities in the country, Portsmouth, NH, to spend a summer of rock-n-roll, 80s craziness and wild fun. 

The summer season will consist of roles in The Who's TOMMY (Cousin Kevin, Tommy standby), XANADU (Terpsicore) and the long-time summer tradition of midnight Rocky Horror Shows (Riff Raff) during select weekends throughout the summer. 


I Wanna Rock...!

Completely over the moon to announce that I'll be heading out on the road with the company of ROCK OF AGES for the Tenth Anniversary North American tour as resident sound God and narrator supreme, Lonny. 

Rehearsals begin in mid-September and our first week of performances kicks off in Mid-October, concluding in June 2019. 

For more information and tour dates, head to


Select, recent credits.

For full resume, please see download link below!



Cousin Kevin / Tommy standby
The Who's TOMMY
Seacoast Repertory Theatre

Riff Raff
The Rocky Horror Show
Seacoast Repertory Theatre

Benjamin Braddock
The Graduate
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse

Seacoast Repertory Theatre

Clopin u/s Quasimodo
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Seacoast Repertory Theatre



B.F.A. Theatre Arts
Point Park University
Fall 2010 to Spring 2014

Chelmsford High School
Fall 2006 to Spring 2010


Related Experience

Twenty Eighty-Four     
The Pillow Project


Special Skills

Performing in heels, priming canvases, advanced experience with difficult harmonies & singing acapella, Pittsburgh & Boston dialects (among others), comfortability and experience with physical theatre, improvisational dance & movement, comfortable on roller skates


Press & Reviews

John-Michael Breen, this time as Cousin Kevin, is quickly becoming a favorite. Here again, Breen creates a clear, striking character. [...] Breen, along with the three other Local Lad characters, deliver show highlights; the dance, the vocals, the attitude.
— Jeanné McCartin, Seacoast Online (The Who's TOMMY)
John-Michael Breen distinguishes himself as Clopin the Gypsy King. Breen creates a charismatic Clopin, and wows with a clear, beautiful voice.
— Jeanné McCartin, Seacoast Online (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Breen’s comedic timing was spot on throughout the production. Even in the midst of changing costumes (many times) on stage [...] his character never dropped. [...] Breen was strong in portraying Benjamin’s ever-changing feelings about his dramatic affair with the seductive Mrs. Robinson, and he aptly showed the complexity and confusion of his characters’ emotional and mental state[...].
— Angelica Potter, OnStage Blog (The Graduate)
John-Michael Breen delivered a beautifully truthful portrayal of Helena; whose love interest Demetrius is promised to Hermia. Encompassing a range of emotions, Breen’s Helena is relatable to anyone who has known love. As she is running across the stage in her high heels chasing love, we’re there rooting her on. [...] With material that can easily be misconstrued or turned satirical, this well-connected nine person cast delved down to the core of the story and their characters, to present with heartfelt honesty a play about chance, the intensity of love and humanity.
— Angelica Potter, OnStage Blog (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Nine actors comprise the ensemble; it’s a testament both to the director’s ability and the talents of the company that it seems like there are far more. All of the actors pull double — or triple-duty, manifesting characters with an abundance of expressions and mannerisms with which to set each apart, utilizing the barest minimum of costume changes to bring each player to the fore.
— Michael Curtiss, Caught In The Act (A Midsummer Night's Dream)


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