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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Earl [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Earl [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Griffy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Miss Trunchbull (Alternate) [Replacement]
The Escape Artist
Miss Trunchbull (Understudy)
Mr. Wormwood (Understudy)
  [West End]
Globe Theatre Transfer, 2012
Dorset
  [West End]
2012
Curio
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2012
Billy Nolan
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2011
Christmas caroler, Mr. Grey, The Man, and others
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Ensemble
Tunny (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2010]
Assistant Dance Captain

Ben Thompson Movies

Lorelei
 
[2005]
Radio Operator
The Big Gay Musical
 
[2009]
Husband, Straight Adam
Freedom
 
[2014]
Willie
The Seagull
 
[2018]
Yakov
Dear Evan Hansen
 
[2021]
vocals





Ben Thompson News

Photos: Former MATILDA on Broadway Stars Attend Netflix Film Screening Photo Photos: Former MATILDA on Broadway Stars Attend Netflix Film Screening
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2022

In attendance were former Broadway Matildas Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Oona Laurence, Sophia Gennusa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Alexandra Vlachos, Ava Briglia, Ava Ulloa, Aviva Winick, Brooklyn Shuck, Eliza Madore, Fina Strazza, Mattea Conforti and Mimi Clark-Ryder. Check out photos from the screening now!

Video: See Georgina Onuorah, Christina Bianco & More in Rehearsals for THE WIZARD OF  Photo Video: See Georgina Onuorah, Christina Bianco & More in Rehearsals for THE WIZARD OF OZ at Curve
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Watch an inside look at The Wizard of Oz, coming to Curve this Christmas! The production runs Running in Leicester Saturday 19 November 2022 to Sunday 8 January 2023. It stars Georgina Onuorah, Christina Bianco and more.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIZARD OF OZ at Leicester Curve Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIZARD OF OZ at Leicester Curve
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

There’s no place like Curve this Christmas as the theatre reveals the full cast of its festive musical The Wizard of Oz. Check out rehearsal photos here!

Full Cast Announced For Curve's THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo Full Cast Announced For Curve's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

There's no place like Curve this Christmas as the theatre reveals the full cast of its festive musical The Wizard of Oz.

Jeremy Jordan, Christiane Noll & More Will Take Part in Kick-Off Concert for SOMA Sta Photo Jeremy Jordan, Christiane Noll & More Will Take Part in Kick-Off Concert for SOMA Stage
by Team BWW - Aug 23, 2022

SOMA Stage have just announced its launch as a brand new non-profit theater company based out of the South Orange and Maplewood, NJ area with a kick-off concert set for Labor Day, Monday, September 5th at 4:30p.m.

VIDEO: First Look at Kate Fleetwood & More in 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open Ai Photo VIDEO: First Look at Kate Fleetwood & More in 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is presenting 101 Dalmatians. Based on the book by Dodie Smith, leading the cast as the iconic villain Cruella de Vil is Olivier and Tony Award nominee Kate Fleetwood. Check out video footage from the production here!

Photos: First Look at Kate Fleetwood & More in 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open A Photo Photos: First Look at Kate Fleetwood & More in 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is presenting 101 Dalmatians which opens this evening, Friday 22nd July. A newly commissioned musical written by Douglas Hodge and Johnny McKnight. Based on the book by Dodie Smith, leading the cast as the iconic villain Cruella de Vil is Olivier and Tony Award nominee Kate Fleetwood. Check out photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For 101 DALMATIANS at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre today release a selection of rehearsal images from their forthcoming production of 101 Dalmatians, a newly commissioned musical written by Douglas Hodge (music and lyrics) and Johnny McKnight (book), from a stage adaptation by Zinnie Harris.

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Musical Announces Sneak Peek Presentation Starring Sebastian Arce Photo WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Musical Announces Sneak Peek Presentation Starring Sebastian Arcelus, Cameron Adams & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

A sneak peek presentation of the new musical WATER FOR ELEPHANTS will be held this June and we've got the full scoop on the show. The musical is directed by Jessica Stone (Kimberly Akimbo), with a book by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher), and music & lyrics by the award-winning PigPen Theatre Co.

Cast Announced For 101 DALMATIANS Musical at Regent's Park Photo Cast Announced For 101 DALMATIANS Musical at Regent's Park
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting for their forthcoming production of 101 Dalmatians (12 Jul ‚Äď 28 Aug), a newly commissioned musical written by Douglas Hodge (music and lyrics) and Johnny McKnight (book), from a stage adaptation by Zinnie Harris.

Ben Thompson Videos

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson Performs 9/11 Tribute Medley at the US Open Videoplay
BWW TV: Christopher Jackson Performs 9/11 Tribute Medley at the US Open

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2020

Christopher Jackson performed a moving medley for this year's U.S. Open 9/11 tribute.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute

by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

VIDEO: Eric Anderson Performs Cut Song From WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Eric Anderson Performs Cut Song From WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2019

Check out a new video of Eric Anderson, who originated the role of Cal in the Broadway hit Waitress, performing 'Happy Enough,' one of the songs included on 'What's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress.'

VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger Documents Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger Documents Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2019

Colleen Ballinger has officially opened up in the hit musical Waitress, making her Broadway debut as Dawn! Get a peek inside the YouTube star's first performance with her vlog capturing the day of her debut!

VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Take Their First Bows in WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Take Their First Bows in WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2019

Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall have officially opened up in the hit musical Waitress! Get a peek inside the duo's first performance with a look at their bows at the show's curtain call! Check out the full video!

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Performs Cut WAITRESS Song 'Door Number Three' Videoplay
BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Performs Cut WAITRESS Song 'Door Number Three'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

Check out a new video of Shoshana Bean performing a?oeDoor Number Three,a?? one of the songs included on a?oeWhat's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress.a??

Video: Great Idea! Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Get Ready for WAITRESS Videoplay
Video: Great Idea! Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Get Ready for WAITRESS

by Paul Smith - Jul 19, 2019

Want to know what's inside? A first look of Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall, set to join the cast of Waitress on August 22, has been released! Ballinger and Hall will be playing Dawn and Ogie, respectively. 

VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2019

On this day in 2014, the music and poetry of legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur, made its Broadway debut as Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrated its opening night at the Palace Theatre.

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Takes His Final Bow in WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Takes His Final Bow in WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

Waitress's Dr. Pomatter, Jeremy Jordan, took his final bow at the diner this past weekend, and we have a peek inside the curtain call, including an emotional speech by Shoshana Bean. Check out the full video!

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Sing 'You Matter to Me' From WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Sing 'You Matter to Me' From WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2019

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan are currently co-starring in Waitress on Broadway! Hear the pair sing the iconic ballad 'You Matter to Me' below!


Ben Thompson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ben Thompson been in?
Ben Thompson has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Thompson been in?
Ben Thompson has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Ben Thompson's first West End show?
Ben Thompson's first West End show was Twelfth Night which opened in 2012


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