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Ashley Park was most recently seen portraying the role of Ashley in the Peacock original series Girls5Eva. She also portrays the role of Mindy Chen in the Netflix series, "Emily in Paris.
In the summer of 2009, Park was cast as Yvonne and an ensemble member in the Music Theatre Wichita production of Miss Saigon in Wichita, Kansas. Park spent the next two summer seasons performing in various productions at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera during which she earned her Equity card.

Park made her Broadway debut as a member of the ensemble in Mamma Mia! at the Broadhurst Theatre on February 17, 2014. She left the production on September 21, 2014. From October 2014 to January 2015, Park portrayed Gabrielle in the original U.S national touring company of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella.

Park then returned to Broadway on April 16, 2015 in her first leading role as Tuptim in the 2015 revival of The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater and remained with the production until its closing on June 26, 2016. Park was featured as a principal soloist on the cast recording for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award.

In February 2017, she appeared in the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George as Celeste #1 and Theresa alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford, and Ruthie Ann Miles.
In the fall of 2017, Park portrayed MwE in the off-Broadway musical, KPOP, at the Ars Nova. She was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and a Drama League Award and also won a Lucille Lortel Award for this role. Park left the production in October 2017 due to her beginning rehearsals for the Mean Girls out-of-town tryout and was replaced by Marina Kondo.

Park starred as Gretchen Wieners in the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey with music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin, respectively. The show had its world premiere as an out-of-town tryout at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. from October 31, 2017 to December 3, 2017 in which Park originated the role of Gretchen Wieners. The musical, which is based on the film of the same name, began previews on March 12, 2018, and officially opened on Broadway on April 8, 2018 at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. She received nominations for numerous awards for her role as Gretchen Wieners, including nominations for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, the Drama League Award, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.

In May 2018 Park was awarded the Clarence Derwent Award, an honor "given to the most promising female and male performers" in New York City, by the Actors’ Equity Foundation, along with Sean Carvajal. On March 10, 2019, Park left the production and was replaced by Krystina Alabado.
In June 2019, it was announced that Park would headline a "revamped" production of Thoroughly Modern Millie from May 6-10, 2020 for New York City Center Encores!. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the production was canceled. Park recently starred as Colette in a benefit concert presentation of Ratatouille the Musical, originated on TikTok, inspired by the 2007 Disney Pixar film.

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Encores! Concert Production, 2020

Original Broadway Production, 2020

Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

Original Broadway Production, 2018
Gretchen Weiners

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Gretchen Weiners

Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere at Dallas Theater Center, 2017

Broadway Revival, 2017
Celeste #1/Theresa

Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble [Replacement]

Ashley Park Movies

Are You Joking?
[ 2014 ] Date
Low Low
[ 2019 ] Cee Cee
Mr. Malcolm's List
[ 2022 ] Gertie Covington

Ashley Park TV Shows

Emily in Paris
Mindy Chen
Ashley Gold

Ashley Park Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Ashley Park, KPOP

Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Ashley Park, Mean Girls

Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award

Ashley Park, Mean Girls

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Ashley Park, Mean Girls

The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Ashley Park, KPOP

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Ashley Park, Mean Girls

Ashley Park Videos

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Broadway Podcast Network Launches New Site & Listening Platform, and More

Broadway Podcast Network is launching their new website and listening platform. Learn more!

French Riviera Film Festival Unveils Official 2024 Poster Art By NY-Based Artist Cindy Shaoul

The sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival has unveiled its 2024 official poster, featuring an original work of art created exclusively for the festival by New York City-based, impressionistic/abstract artist Cindy Shaoul.

Video: Tina Fey Talks MEAN GIRLS on 'Las Culturistas' with Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers

Tina Fey sat down with Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers on their 'Las Culturistas' podcast this week to discuss the Mean Girls movie musical, her tour with Amy Poehler, and more. The 30 Rock star praised Reneé Rapp's performance in the new movie and joked about TikTok criticism. Watch the video!

MEAN GIRLS Tops Box Office for Third Week in a Row

According to Variety, Mean Girls is projected to remain at the top box office spot for the third week in a row and bring in $6.7 million over the next three days.

MEAN GIRLS Tops Box Office Again, Despite Weak Numbers in Second Weekend

Mean Girls is holding the top spot at the box office, despite weak numbers during the second weekend.

MEAN GIRLS Broadway Album Streams Increase After Movie Musical Release

Since the release of the Mean Girls movie musical, the original Broadway cast recording has seen a streaming increase on Spotify. The film verison cuts nine of the songs that were performed in the Broadway production, leading fans to re-visit the cast recording after seeing the new film. Find out how Spotify streams increased on the cast recording!

Ashley Park Reveals She Went Into 'Critical Septic Shock'; Is Recovering After 'Several' Organs Were Affected

Ashley Park has revealed that she went into 'critical septic shock' late last year and is now in recovery after several of her organs were affected and infected. Tony nominated Mean Girls star says that 'what started as tonsillitis spiraled into critical septic shock,' saying that her health has been improving.

Why MEAN GIRLS Was Not Marketed as a Musical: 'You Have the Potential to Turn Off Audiences'

After two trailers not featuring music from the film, the new film adaptation of Mean Girls was not explicitly sold to general audiences as a musical. After its triumphant opening at the box office, Variety reports that Paramount elected not to market the film as a musical, in an effort to not 'turn off audiences.'

MEAN GIRLS Tops Weekend Box Office With $32 Million; Surpasses Original Film

Mean Girls led the long weekend box office with a 'grool' $32 million opening. The film seemingly over-performed at cinemas, surpassing its originally predicted opening gross of $30 million. It cost $36 million to make. The movie musical also surpassed the original 2004 film's opening weekend gross. In 2004.

MEAN GIRLS Gets $3.3 Million Opening; Projected to Dominate Weekend Box Office

Mean Girls opened with a fetch $3.3 million in previews at the North American box office on Thursday. Their box office score from the Thursday night showings put them on par with Wonka's initial screenings. The Timothee Chalamet-led movie musical has gone on to dominate the box office for multiple weeks.

Video: Reneé Rapp Says She Feels 'Lucky' to Be in the MEAN GIRLS Universe For Five Years

Reneé Rapp is looking back on her five year journey with Mean Girls. Rapp appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss stepping back into Regina George's heels after playing the role on Broadway. The Jimmy Award winner went on to discuss how she never thought she'd find success in acting. watch the video!

Listen: Hear the MEAN GIRLS Soundtrack With Reneé Rapp, Auliʻi Cravalho & More

Get a first listen to the Mean Girls movie musical soundtrack featuring Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’i Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey, Avantika, Bebe Wood, Tim Meadows, and more. The soundtrack includes music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin. Rapp also contributed to 'What Ifs' and 'Not My Fault' featuring Megan Thee Stallion.

Busy Philipps Almost Starred in MEAN GIRLS on Broadway Before the Movie Musical

'Cool Mom' Busy Philipps almost starred in Mean Girls on Broadway before appearing in the upcoming movie musical. Philipps revealed that Tina Fey thought she looked so much like Reneé Rapp, she offered her the role on Broadway prior to the 2020 shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video of the interview now!

Interview: How Jaquel Spivey Made Damian His Own in MEAN GIRLS

One month after his Tony-nominated run in A Strange Loop on Broadway, Jaquel Spivey jumped into the shoes of Damian Hubbard in the Mean Girls movie musical. BroadwayWorld caught up with Spivey to discuss taking the leap from stage to screen, what it was like filming the movie musical, and more.

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Review Roundup: MEAN GIRLS Returns With New Movie Musical - Find Out What Critics Think!

The first public screenings of Mean Girls are here and the critics are revealing what they thought of the new movie musical adaptation. Ahead of the film's debut in theaters, find out what critics thought of the new movie musical. Read the reviews below and check back we continue to update this roundup with more reviews.

Listen: Hear Reneé Rapp Sing 'World Burn' on the MEAN GIRLS Soundtrack

Get a first listen to Reneé Rapp singing 'World Burn' in the Mean Girls movie musical. Rapp first played on the role on stage, making her Broadway debut at the age of 19. She is now bringing the role to the big screen in the new Mean Girls movie musical adaptation.

Video: Watch Reneé Rapp Sing Her Regina George Intro in MEAN GIRLS

Watch a new video clip from the upcoming Mean Girls movie musical, featuring Reneé Rapp as Regina George. In the preview, Rapp is singing part of 'Meet the Plastics,' the first introduction the North Shore High girl group. The Broadway alum is joined by Angourie Rice as Cady Heron, plus Avantika as Karen Shetty and Bebe Wood as Gretchen Wieners.

Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.


How many Broadway shows has Ashley Park been in?

Ashley Park has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Ashley Park been in?

Ashley Park has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Ashley Park been nominated for?

Ashley Park has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "KPOP," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Mean Girls," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Mean Girls," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Mean Girls," Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical at The Lortels for "KPOP," and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Mean Girls."

What awards has Ashley Park won?

Ashley Park has won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical award at The Lortels for her performance in KPOP.

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