|Katherine Leigh Doherty|
|Born||Dover, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Occupation||stage, actress, singer, dancer|
Katherine Leigh Doherty is an American child actress who has performed in the Broadway cast of "Mary Poppins" as Jane Banks. She appeared on the Disney Channel show "Disney 365" giving a tour of the Mary Poppins set.
Doherty recently finished the role of Fredrika Armfeldt in "A Little Night Music" on Broadway opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones.
She's performed since she was a young child in various theatre organizations. Her first professional show was in Irving Berlin's White Christmas. She has also played the lead in the Regis College production of Still Life with Iris in the Spring of 2006.
Doherty is from Dover, Massachusetts and regularly attends the summer camp Stagedoor Manor for aspiring performing artists. Doherty finished a Dover-Sherborn Middle School production of Guys and Dolls along with fellow up and coming actors Teddy Mosher (who played Sky Masterson), Jessica Kiami (Doherty's double) and Goldie Flavelle (who played Adelade). She starred as Sarah Brown, the missionary in the production. Doherty also recently starred as Annie in the musical "Annie", with Open Fields theater group. Katherine has been in many Open fields productions since she was a little girl. In Spring 2009, she played a primary hotel girl and was Andrea Ross's under-study (for Millie) in the Noble and Greenough School's Spring Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. She recently performed in Noble and Greenough's production of Bat Boy, as Shelley.
Doherty has been in several community theatre plays, such as The Secret Garden, where she starred as Mary Lennox and received a Best Child Actor EMACT Award, The Sound of Music, Sara Crewe: A Little Princess, and she has sung the National Anthem and God Bless America at Fenway Park in Boston and Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.
- "Doherty to sing national anthem at Pats game this Sunday". Wicked Local-Dover. September 30, 2009. Retrieved April 30, 2010.
- "A CurtainUp Review-A Little Night Music". CurtainUp. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
- Byrne, Terry (February 3, 2006). "Actresses have stars in eyes, feet on ground". The Boston Globe. Retrieved April 30, 2010.
- "Our Staff - The Broadway Star - Katherine Doherty". Brave Arts Theater Camps. Retrieved April 30, 2010.