Laura Osnes Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
November 19, 1985 (31)
Birth Place:
Burnsville, MN
Gender: Female
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Laura Osnes Biography

Date of Birth: November 19, 1985 (31)
Birth Place: Burnsville, MN
Gender: Female

Laura was last seen on Broadway as the title role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations). She also starred in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), creating the role at Asolo Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award). She appeared as Hope Harcourt in the Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Award nominations) and Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theater's production of South Pacific, and made her Broadway debut as Sandy in the most recent revival of Grease. Other New York/regional credits include the Broadway-bound musical The Bandstand at Paper Mill Playhouse; The Threepenny Opera (Drama Desk Award nomination) at Atlantic Theater Company; City Center Encores! productions of The Band Wagon, Randy Newman's Faust, and Pipe Dream; The Sound of Music in concert at Carnegie Hall; Carousel opposite Steven Pasquale at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Broadway: Three Generations at the Kennedy Center. On television, she has been seen on the CBS series "Elementary," in the HBO pilot "The Miraculous Year," Sondheim: The Birthday Concert at Avery Fisher Hall, HBO's documentary Six By Sondheim and "The Kennedy Center Honors" salutes to Barbara Cook (2011) and Dustin Hoffman (2012). Her many concerts and cabarets include performing with Michael Feinstein, the New York Philharmonic, The New York Pops, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Boston Pops, and the Pasadena Pops, as well as appearing in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Cafe Carlyle, 54 Below, Lincoln Center, NJPAC, The Smith Center in Las Vegas, and MN Orchestra Hall. In addition to being heard on several cast recordings, Laura has two solo albums, Dream A Little Dream: Live at The Cafe Carlyle and If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston.

Laura Osnes Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Bandstand
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Laura Osnes, Bandstand
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, The Threepenny Opera
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Cinderella
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Laura Osnes, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Cinderella
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Bonnie & Clyde
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Anything Goes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Anything Goes