24 Year Old Conductor Makes Broadway History

24 year old conductor Madeline Smith has become the youngest female in history to conduct a Broadway show

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24 year old American conductor Madeline Smith has this week become the youngest female in history to conduct a Broadway show.

The prodigious Harvard University graduate made her Broadway conducting debut on October 14th – leading the acclaimed musical production of ‘Waitress’.

”I am over the moon to take the stage with the wonderful cast and band … I’m so grateful to the mentors and colleagues who have been in my corner and shown me such generous support … ” she has told playbill.com.

Madeline served previously as a rehearsal pianist, music assistant and copyist for ‘Waitress’ – and has worked assistant roles on Broadway’s ‘Frozen’, ‘Futurity’, ‘Octoroon’ and ‘The Light Princess’

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