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Kendrick is known for her roles in the PITCH PERFECT trilogy, as well as THE COMPANY YOU KEEP,KEND OF WATCH, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, SCOTT PILGRIM SAVES THE WORLD, PARANORMAN, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, A SIMPLE FAVOR, and 50/50, among others. In 2010, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the film UP IN THE AIR, which earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination.

She made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp (2003), and rose to prominence for her role in The Twilight Saga (2008–2012). She achieved further recognition for the comedy-drama film Up in the Air (2009), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her starring role in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–17).

Kendrick also had prominent roles in films such as the action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), the comedy drama 50/50 (2011), the crime drama End of Watch (2012), the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014), the drama Cake (2014), the comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), the animated comedy Trolls (2016), the comic thriller A Simple Favor (2018), the fantasy comedy Noelle (2019), and the animated sequel Trolls World Tour (2020). She also sang on various soundtracks for her films, as well as at events like the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors and the 2015 Academy Awards, and published a memoir, Scrappy Little Nobody, in 2016.

An accomplished theatre vet, Kendrick made her Broadway debut in the 1997 production of HIGH SOCIETY, for which she received a Tony Award nomination.

Kendrick's additional theater work includes A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MY FAVORITE BROADWAY/THE LEADING LADIES: LIVE AT Carnegie Hall and Broadway workshops of JANE EYRE and THE LITTLE PRINCESS. She has also been seen as 'Cinderella' in the big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS.

She is the author of the bestselling collection of personal essays, Scrappy Little Nobody,

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Anna Kendrick STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2003
Fredrika Armfeldt

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Dinah Lord


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TROLLS BAND TOGETHER to Stream on Peacock: How to Watch at Home

TROLLS BAND TOGETHER includes Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Camila Cabello, Eric André, Amy Schumer, Andrew Rannells, Troye Sivan, Daveed Diggs, Kid Cudi, Zosia Mamet, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, RuPaul Charles, Aino Jawo, Caroline Hjelt, Kenan Thompson, Anderson .Paak, Kunal Nayyar, and Ron Funches.

BECOMING A MAN, PRETTY WOMAN & More Lead Boston's February 2024 Theater Top Picks

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out the top picks for February 2024!

Noah J. Ricketts, Samantha Pauly, Eric Anderson, and More Join the Cast of THE GREAT GATSBY on Broadway

Additional principal casting has been revealed for the Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical The Great Gatsby, opening on Broadway this spring. Find out who is joining the cast here!

Lea Salonga, Gavin Creel, Vanessa Williams, Brian d'Arcy James & More Set for MISCAST24

MCC Theater has revealed that Miscast24 will take place on Monday April 15, 2024 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Learn additional details!

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada Will Lead THE GREAT GATSBY Musical on Broadway This Spring

BroadwayWorld has learned that the musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby is headed to Broadway this year. The production, led by Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada, had its pre-Broadway engagement at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2023.

TROLLS BAND TOGETHER Sets Digital, DVD & Blu-Ray Release

The dazzling new talent lending their voices to the franchise include Grammy nominee Camila Cabello (Cinderella), Eric André (Sing 2), Emmy Award winner Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Grammy winner and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon), Golden Globe nominee Troye Sivan (“The Idol”), Grammy winners Daveed Diggs (Hamilton), and more.

Video: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors

The 46th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

THE VOICE Winner Maelyn Jarmon to Star in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Core Theatre Group

Maelyn Jarmon (Season 16 winner of “The Voice”) and Clay Singer (National Tour of The Band’s Visit) will star in three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Core Theatre Group.

TROLLS BAND TOGETHER Will Be Available to Own or Rent on Digital Tomorrow

Starring returning voice talent and Academy Award® nominees Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) and Justin Timberlake (The Social Network), alongside Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Zooey Deschanel (“New Girl”), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (How to Train Your Dragon Franchise), Icona Pop duo Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, and more.

Jessica Vosk, Javier Muñoz & Mandy Gonzalez, and Jeremy Jordan Bound For Fort Lauderdale's The Parker This Winter

Four of Broadway's hottest stars from Wicked, Hamilton, and Newsies are bound for Fort Lauderdale in Winter 2024.

Universal to Offer TROLLS BAND TOGETHER Concert Experience Screenings

Audiences will be provided with pixmob wristbands that light up and change color, synced to select musical performances in the film. The film features Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Camila Cabello, Eric André, Amy Schumer, Andrew Rannells, Troye Sivan, Daveed Diggs, Kid Cudi, Zosia Mamet, Zooey Deschanel, RuPaul Charles, and more.

Sutton Foster, Jeremy Jordan, and More Set For the Broadway Concert Series at the Broward Center

 Curtain up as The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and The Parker Playhouse unveil the Broadway Concert Series featuring some of the most sought-after talents in musical theater today. Learn more about the lineup here!

Sierra Madre Playhouse To Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Diverse Slate Of Programming In Spring 2024

Sierra Madre Playhouse is gearing up to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a diverse lineup of programming in Spring 2024.

Freeform Sets '25 Days of Christmas' Film Lineup

Freeform will once again be your holiday home for all of your Christmas favorites, including “Home Alone,” “The Santa Clause” trilogy, “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000), as well as beloved classics like “Frosty the Snowman,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and more.

Jeremy Jordan Adds Third Show at Steppenwolf Theatre; Tickets on Sale Now

Steppenwolf Theatre has announced that Broadway star Jeremy Jordan has added a third performance to his much-anticipated Chicago debut this winter. Get all the details here!

Video: Watch a Look Inside TROLLS BAND TOGETHER

Watch the new ‘A Look Inside’ video featurette from Trolls Band Together. This holiday season, get ready for an action-packed, all-star, rainbow-colored family reunion like no other as Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return for the new chapter in DreamWorks Animation’s blockbuster musical franchise: Trolls Band Together. 

Wayne Brady, Chris Mann & More To Perform At The 2023 FNAM Benefit

The Foundation for New American Musicals has revealed that Wayne Brady, Anastasia Barzee, Therese Curatolo, Chris Mann and Cheeyang Ng as Guest Artists for its 2023 FNAM Benefit. Learn how to purchase tickets!

*NSYNC Releases First Song Together in 20 Years 'Better Place'

Timberlake wrote and performed new original music for the film, which also includes music from the cast and some of the top artists including Kid Cudi, Camila Cabello, Troye Sivan, Anna Kendrick and more. Through a collection of 14 tracks, the soundtrack stays true to Trolls' signature psychedelic joy-bomb of new and classic pop hits. 

Video: Watch the TROLLS BAND TOGETHER Trailer With New *NSYNC Song

The film stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Camila Cabello, Eric André, Amy Schumer, Andrew Rannells, Troye Sivan, Daveed Diggs, Kid Cudi, Zosia Mamet, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, RuPaul Charles, Aino Jawo, Caroline Hjelt, Kenan Thompson, Anderson .Paak, Kunal Nayyar, and Ron Funches. Watch the video trailer now!

Anna Kendrick FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Anna Kendrick has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Anna Kendrick has not appeared in the West End.

Anna Kendrick has been nominated for several awards for her performances in the musical "High Society." She received nominations for Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards. She was also recognized with a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards.

Anna Kendrick has won the Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "High Society". She has also received the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in "High Society".

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