In Season 3 of HOUSE OF CARDS, Carolyn can be seen as Representative Rebecca Huntley.
In March, she begins rehearsals, creating the role of Franny in BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE, a new musical by Duncan Sheik, book and lyrics by Nell Benjamin and directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The production is being mounted at The Delaware Theater Company in Wilmington.
She also did a one-act in ANYWHERE BUT HERE, for Pipeline Theater Company's Matchstick Series. A beautiful piece, UNTITLED by Claire Kiechel, directed by Jaki Bradley.
Carolyn then appeared in a staged reading of Steven Fechter's THE GIRL WITH SILVER HANDS at Ensemble Studio Theater, directed by Collette Robert.
January 10, HEREAFTER had it's final performance at the Snapple Theater. Originating the role of Mary was a joy. Many thanks to creators Vinniv Favale and Frankie Keane, and director Terry Berliner.
November 14, Carolyn filmed an episode of VEEP for HBO with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, directed by Chris Addison.
November 10-13 Carolyn appeared in an industry reading of SMALL TOWN STORY at Playwrights Horizons. Directed by Joe Barros, Book and Lyrics by Sammy Buck, Music by Brandon James Gwinn.
November 5-8, Carolyn performed in ASKING FOR TROUBLE series at Ensemble Studio Theater; Brendan Hill's BY THE RAINFALL and Eric March's BUTTER AND GARLIC.
August 8-18, in Salt Lake City, she directed a developmental reading of a new musical by Elizabeth Hansen and Michael Perry - ENCHANTED APRIL, based on the much loved film.
June 9, Carolyn appeared in the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration at Town Hall,
Sharing the stage with Andrea Martin, Adrienne Barbeau, Jerry Zaks and dozens of FIDDLER former cast members.
In the fall, Carolyn completed the demo recording of Small Town Story, a new musical by Sammy Buck and Brandon James Gwinn. It's the tale of a Texas High School that chooses RENT as the annual musical as social, religious and personal uproar ensues.
In August, Carolyn performed the lead in Between Pretty Places by Susan Merson and Shellen Lubin. The workshop production of this "musical ghost story" played at Pacific Resident Theatre in Los Angeles and at HERE's Sublet Series Festival in New York.
Prior to that, Carolyn tackled the role of Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's classic, Death of a Salesman. Critics said, "Carolyn Mignini effortlessly alternates between diminutive, devoted wife and mother and fiercely loyal defender of her crumbling spouse," and "Mignini really lights up the stage with her passion as mother and wife Linda."
In March, Tom Rowan directed Carolyn as the legendary Maria Callas in Terence McNally's Tony Award-winning Master Class at New York's Gallery Players. NYTheatre.com interviewed Carolyn about the experience here.