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Abigail Bengson

 
Bio:
Married duo Shaun & Abigail Bengson, are composers and performers who have appeared at such venues as Joe’s Pub (NYC), MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), Freight & Salvage (Berkeley, CA) and the Market Theater (Johannesburg, South Africa). Their music has been featured in Hundred Days (La Jolla ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Married duo Shaun & Abigail Bengson, are composers and performers who have appeared at such venues as Joe’s Pub (NYC), MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), Freight & Salvage (Berkeley, CA) and the Market Theater (Johannesburg, South Africa). Their music has been featured in Hundred Days (La Jolla ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Production, 2017
Performer

Photos

Abigail Bengson, Shaun Bengson Photo

Abigail Bengson, Shaun Bengson

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Date:
01/05/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Production, 2017
Performer

Abigail Bengson Biography

Married duo Shaun & Abigail Bengson, are composers and performers who have appeared at such venues as Joe’s Pub (NYC), MASS MoCA (North Adams, MA), Freight & Salvage (Berkeley, CA) and the Market Theater (Johannesburg, South Africa). Their music has been featured in Hundred Days (La Jolla Playhouse, New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater, Know Theater, Z Space, US Tour), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova), Sundown, Yellow Moon (Ars Nova/WP), Anything That Gives Off Light(Edinburgh Theatre Festival, US Tour), Hurricane Diane (New York Theatre Workshop, Two River Theatre), You’ll Still Call Me By Name(New York Live Arts, Jacob’s Pillow), The Place We Built(The Flea), and Iphigenia in Aulis (Classic Stage Company). They have scored for TV and film, including on “So You Think You Can Dance” (FOX)and the short film “The Ceiling Fan”. They have received the Richard Rogers Award and have been nominated for the Drama Desk, Drama League, and Lucile Lortel awards. Abigail Nessen Bengson has toured as a member of tUnE-yArDs, including an appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”

Abigail Bengson Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Abigail Bengson, Hundred Days

Abigail Bengson News

Kokandy Productions' Presents Chicago Premiere of HUNDRED DAYS At The Chopin Theatre Photo Kokandy Productions' Presents Chicago Premiere of HUNDRED DAYS At The Chopin Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021

Kokandy Productions presents the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher.

Kokandy Productions Announces HUNDRED DAYS Photo Kokandy Productions Announces HUNDRED DAYS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

Kokandy Productions will present the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher.

Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces New Slate of Free Public Master Classes
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced a new lineup of Master Classes featuring writers and artists behind celebrated productions at Playwrights and beyond.

St. Ann's Warehouse to Reopen for Indoor Performances With Concerts by The Bengsons Photo St. Ann's Warehouse to Reopen for Indoor Performances With Concerts by The Bengsons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021

St. Ann’s Warehouse, capping a year in which they have activated their flexible Brooklyn waterfront theater by bringing art outdoors, will finally welcome artists and audiences back inside with two socially distanced concert presentations by The Bengsons, produced in partnership with longtime St. Ann’s collaborator piece by piece productions. 

BWW Review: MY JOY IS HEAVY! by The Bengsons from Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: MY JOY IS HEAVY! by The Bengsons from Arena Stage
by Roger Catlin - Mar 19, 2021

As we enter the second year of pandemic, theater companies have largely shifted from live performance spaces to film and video producers. When new work is offered, it streams online, often created by the artists themselves.

Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Looking Forward Season Photo Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Looking Forward Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its robust lineup of digital programming for the 2021/22 Looking Forward Season. Following on the success of last year's virtual offerings, the upcoming season expands even further to reflect Arena's commitment of championing diverse voices, engaging audiences and producing compelling, dynamic work. As part of Arena's mission to serve artists and audiences on a national, regional and local scale, the 2021/22 Looking Forward Season is packed with ambitious new works.

Abigail and Shaun Bengson's THE KEEP GOING SONG to be Streamed on Broadway On Demand Photo Abigail and Shaun Bengson's THE KEEP GOING SONG to be Streamed on Broadway On Demand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2020

Broadway On Demand in association with the Actors Theatre of Louisville will present The Keep Going Song from indie-folk duo Abigail and Shaun Bengson (Hundred Days) beginning TODAY, Tuesday, December 8.

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents the Chicago Premiere of  HUNDRED DAYS Photo Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents the Chicago Premiere of HUNDRED DAYS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2020

Kokandy Productions presents the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher.

Kokandy Productions to Present the Chicago Premiere of HUNDRED DAYS at The Chopin The Photo Kokandy Productions to Present the Chicago Premiere of HUNDRED DAYS at The Chopin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

Kokandy Productions has announced the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher. Making its Chicago debut after successful runs at La Jolla Playhouse and New York Theatre Workshop, Hundred Days will be helmed by director/performer Lucky Stiff with music direction by Matthew Muñiz and choreography by Collin Quinn Rice.

Casting Announced for Kokandy Productions' HUNDRED DAYS Photo Casting Announced for Kokandy Productions' HUNDRED DAYS
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 30, 2020

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical Hundred Days, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher.

Abigail Bengson Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21.


Abigail Bengson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Abigail Bengson been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hundred Days .