Caroline Kay is a Dublin-born singer-songwriter and trained musical theatre performer, living in London. After a Degree in Music and English at National University of Ireland, Maynooth, she went on to complete a Masters in Musical Theatre Performance at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Since graduating, she has performed in off-West End musicals, West End concerts, studio album recordings, workshops, and more.
THE HEART OF THIS PRODUCTION (LOVE STORY, BROCKLEY JACK THETARE) ... IS KAY’S POWERFUL PORTRAYAL, WHICH MAKES THE BIGGEST IMPACT OF ALL - TERRIBLY SAD, DISARMINGLY PASSIONATE AND INCREDIBLY MOVING.
- MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW
Caroline is passionate about creating her own work. In the summer of 2017, she recorded her first original EP, Notes, at Auburn Jam Music Ltd., with the help of Tom Lees. Upon release, Notes, went straight to #1 in the Irish iTunes Album Charts, and worked it’s way to #2 in the U.K. Singer/Songwriter Album Charts.
"[HER SONGS] HAVE SENT SHIVERS DOWN THE ARMS OF MANY PEOPLE... IN SHORT SHE'S SERIOUSLY TALENTED"
- THE IRISH EXAMINER
After the success of Notes, in 2018, she produced her debut solo gig, Notes & Other Stuff (featuring songs from the EP along with some musical theatre numbers and other well-known tunes), in Dublin, Cork, New York City, and London (The Other Palace).
In June 2019, Caroline released her 2nd original EP, tricks (also recorded and produced at Auburn Jam Studios with the help of Tom Lees), which went to #1 in the Irish iTunes album charts. Track 1, Better Than You, was released as a single in advance of the EP and charted in the main U.K. iTunes Pop Charts.
In September 2019, Caroline hosted another solo gig in London, Unplugged with Caroline Kay, which featured songs from both of her EPs, a number of West End guest performers, and some material from her original musical, Daisy. The musical is set in her home town of Dublin, and you can find more about it by clicking here.