Mary Sugar is a musical director, pianist, and teacher based in Syracuse, NY. She spent 11 years on and off-Broadway. She has toured & worked internationally with many Broadway artists such as: James Naughton, Charles Strouse, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Sheldon Harnick, Marni Nixon, Barbara Cook, Lonny Price and many, many more.
She has toured nationally with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Full Monty, Hairspray, Mamma Mia, The King and I, The Producers, Peter Pan, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sweet Charity, Annie, Spamalot, Cinderella, and Aida. Mary has worked for The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Stage, Syracuse University Drama among others. She has served as musical director and/or pianist productions for numerous central New York productions, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom, Evita, A Chorus Line, The Secret Garden, Into The Woods, Cabaret, Sweet Charity, Pippin, Chicago, A Little Night Music, Falsettos, Into The Woods, Songs For A New World, and Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party. Mary has taught at New York University, Mannes College of Music, Fordham University, Pace University, Musical Theater Works Conservatory, and more; teaching classes in musical theater performance, scene study, and audition technique.