John Charles McLaughlin is New York based actor and singer. He regularly performs with the the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players and the cell theatre, where he is a resident artist. With the cell, he has been part of developing and premiering several new works, including two New York Times Critics' Picks, Honor Molloy's Crackskull Row (fresh off a successful run at the Irish Repertory Theatre) and Larry Kirwan's Hard Times: An American Musical. Other works with the cell include Rady & Bloom's Peter/Wendy, and Marianne Driscoll's McGoldrick's Thread and The Biscuit Club. As a resident tenor with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, John sings the wandering minstrel, Nanki-Poo, in their critically acclaimed reimagining of The Mikado, recently in NYC at Kaye Playhouse and on regional tours around the US. Other regional credits include Passion (Arden Theatre Co.), My Fair Lady (Cardinal Stage), and Once Upon a Mattress (Princeton Music Festival). Originally from Hammond, IN, he studied at Indiana University and the Jacobs School of Music and is a proud member of AEA.