Katlyn Carlson is an actor and writer in New York City. She is currently co-starring in the hit musical “Be More Chill” at the Signature Theatre, after originating the role at Two Rivers Theatre, and in 2019 it will be transferring to Broadway! The hugely popular musical’s original cast recording has over 170 million streams and the Off-Broadway production sold out before opening night. Her TV and film work includes Netflix’s “Master of None,” Showtime’s “Billions," TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” Nickelodeon’s “Henry Danger,” jest.com, Morgan Spurlock's "Mansome," national commercials, the independent feature comedy "My Name Is Jerry," and Zach Braff’s “Going in Style” opposite Michael Caine. This winter, she she stars in the forthcoming holiday film “Holly Star.” She can also be seen on "World's Dumbest” and “Almost Genius” for TruTV and the comedy sketch-style show "The Chuckler.” Her quick wit and sharp tongue are put to use as host of Glamour magazine's web series, "Why Do Guys?" As an improviser, Katlyn trained at The PIT, and went on to become a member of house teams in both sketch and musical improv.
An actor of pedigree, her live stage work also includes the Off-Broadway production of "The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin" at Roundabout Theatre Company, directed by Scott Ellis, and the Equity national tour of "Dirty Dancing," directed by James Powell.