Brian Patrick Mulligan
Brian Patrick Mulligan maintains a busy schedule coaching, directing and writing.
His hit show, Martin McDonagh’s “The Beauty Queen Of Leenane” was extended
at the Celtic Arts Center due to popular demand, performed to sold-out houses, and received three Critic’s Picks from The Los Angeles Times, ShowMag.com, and BackStage West. That Theatre season, “The Beauty Queen Of Leenane”, was listed in “THE BEST PLAYS of the Year" in the LA TIMES and in BackStage West’s “Top Ten Plays of the Year”.
He received a national Writing Award from the ASCAP/DISNEY Musical Theatre
Workshop competition. His original Irish Musical, "McGinty's Wake" was selected
by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”, "Pippin", "Godspell" & "Pocahontas") and
presented, under Brian's direction, at DISNEY Film Studios in Burbank, CA.
In addition to the award winning musical, "McGinty's Wake", Brian was both the
director and co-writer of the sold out world premiere and critically acclaimed
musical "Royal Flush" ("If you're not smiling at the end...check your vital signs!" -
LA Times), a TV comedy pilot, “Current Copy”, and the historical stage play,
“Ben Franklin: America’s Inventor” which successfully toured California for four
years under Brian’s direction. He also wrote and directed comedy sketches for the
PUBLIC NUISANCE Comedy Group for seven years.
In the corporate world, Brian penned, produced and directed over 500 industrial
comedies and musicals for IBM, Google, Yves St. Laurent, Cherokee Clothing and
many others. His former international entertainment company, Mulligan
Management, was featured on Entertainment Tonight, MTV, VH-1, the French
television show "Hollywood 26", along with the national magazines “GQ”,
"Maxim" and "Marie Claire", and in the book "Made You Look".
Additionally, Brian is a seasoned Television Actor (Scandal, Castle, The Office,
True Blood, and dozens more). He is a highly sought-after Audition Coach and
Show Doctor. And for seven years, Brian also taught Improvisational Comedy.
He studied Acting at the Hartke Theatre Conservatory. Brian majored in Theatre
Directing at Catholic University of America. After college, he studied television
writing with the UCLA extension classes and lyric writing with award winning
poet, Rick Cannon.
Brian currently is on the Board of Directors for the Sarah Fulton Group, was a Los
Angeles Theatre Ovation Voter (3 years), a member of LA Stage Alliance (3
years), and a member of The Celtic Arts Center Theatre (6 years).