Carol Lawrence

Birth Place: Melrose Park, IL, USA

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Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2001
Signora Fioria

[New York]
Reading, 2000
Marty's Mother

Broadway Production, 1993
Spider Woman / Aurora [Replacement]

Spider Woman/Aurora [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1966
She (Agnes) (Alternate) [Replacement]

She (Agnes) [Replacement]


Original Broadway Production, 1961
Angela McKay

Return Engagement [Broadway], 1960

Original Broadway Production, 1959
Clio Dulaine

Clio Dulaine

Original Broadway Production, 1957




Nautch Dancer

Original Broadway Production, 1956


Unknown, 1955

Original Broadway Production, 1955
Dancer [Replacement]

Dancer [Replacement]

Featured Dancer


Moroccan Girl



Carol Lawrence Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 1958 - Performance

Carol Lawrence, West Side Story

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Carol Lawrence News

Have There Been Many Two-Person Broadway Musicals Before GUTENBERG?

This time, the reader question was: Have there been many Broadway musicals starring only two actors, before Gutenberg! The Musical!?

Australian Theatre Festival NYC To Honor Caroline O'Connor And Producer Neil Gooding At 2023 Gala

Get ready for the Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2023 Fundraising Gala, honoring Broadway and West-End icon Caroline O'Connor and Producer Neil Gooding. Join in for an evening of performances and celebrations, showcasing Australian stories and artists in NYC. Tickets and tables are still available for purchase.

Honey West to Host NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1984 at Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre will present New Faces Sing Broadway 1984, hosted by Honey West, directed by Tommy Novak with music direction and arrangements by Micky York.

Porchlight Announces The New Faces In NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1951, January 23 And 24

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the cast of New Faces for its latest offering in its 2022 - 2023 season, New Faces Sing Broadway 1951, hosted by multi-award winner and Broadway veteran David Girolmo, directed by David Fiorello with music direction and arrangements by Dr. Michael McBride.

Broadway's David Girolmo to Host NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1951 at Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the latest offering in its 2022 - 2023 season, New Faces Sing Broadway 1951, hosted by multi-award winner and Broadway veteran David Girolmo, directed by David Fiorello with music direction and arrangements by Dr. Michael McBride.

Stage West Presents The Holiday Charmer HANDLE WITH CARE, By Jason Odell Williams

How does someone cope with the loss (literally) of a much-loved relative on Christmas Eve, in a country where she doesn't speak the language?  Maybe life, or perhaps Fate, has a few surprises in store, in Jason Odell Williams' sweetly funny Handle with Care, which begins a 5-week regional premiere run Thursday, December 8.

West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way'

City Councilman Keith Powers, former Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former acting students of Wynn Handman and maybe a star or two will gather Monday, September 12 at 11:00 AM on the southeast corner of 7th Avenue and 56th Street for the naming of West 56th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues as Wynn Handman Way.

Broadway Star Tony Yazbeck Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! at The Triad

Complete casting announced for the Harvey Evans Tribute includes Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Joel Grey, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum, Penny Worth and Tony Yazbeck, directed by Lawrence Leritz. Tony nominated Broadway star Tony Yazbeck will join A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 6 - 9 PM at The Triad Theatre.

Tony Winning Star Joel Grey Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! At The Triad, June 22

Joel Grey, the Academy Award, Tony Award and Golden Globe winning star will join A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 6 - 9PM at The Triad Theatre.


The evening will be hosted by his good friend and fellow hoofer, Lee Roy Reams, and features performances and remembrances by Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum and Penny Worth and directed by DO40 board member Lawrence Leritz, producer and choreographer of The Triad Theatre's hit show Boobs! The Musical.

THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances

The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 

Photos: First Day of Rehearsals for THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters have announced the full cast and creative team of The Directors Company's production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for THE LUCKY STAR

The full cast & creative team has been announced for the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

CHURCH & STATE Comes to Stage West This Month

A political candidate sharing his raw feelings about a hot button issue with the voting public during a campaign rally: what could possibly go wrong? It’s risky business, in Jason Odell Willliams’ timely political comedy-with-a-twist Church & State, which begins a 4-week regional premiere run on Thursday, January 27 in the Jerry Russell Theatre at Stage West.

Video Roundup: Remembering Harvey Evans With Interviews, Performances, and More!

This weekend, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans, who passed away at 80 years old. We're rounding up some of Evans' interviews and performances over the span of his extensive career.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY

The red carpet attendees at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theater included cast members Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Rita Moreno (also executive Producer), director/producer Steven Spielberg, producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, producer Kevin McCollum and choreographer Justin Peck.

BWW Review: SIERRA BOGGESS Makes Joyful Music at 54 Below

The one constant in all Sierra Boggess' roles is a heavenly voice that sounds so effortless it hides the stunning technique that lies beneath. She has a lightness of tone that is completely conversational in every register and diction that is enviable. But beyond all these technical gifts, Boggess is masterful at living inside any given lyric without imposing anything on it. She just lets the words do the work. In that, she is a worthy successor to Barbara Cook.

PHOTOS: A Look Back at Theater During 2020

We're looking back at some of the biggest theater moments of 2020 that defined a year of on-stage and virtual triumphs.

12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14

Dancers Over 40 continues to bring together the artistic community with the 12th Annual Legacy Awards Monday, December 14th, 8pm.

THE FABULOUS INVALID Podcast Season Three Launches With Vanessa Williams

Broadway’s podcast, The Fabulous Invalid, has launched Season Three today with eleven-time Grammy Award nominated recording artist and Tony Award nominated star of stage and screen, Vanessa Williams.


Carol Lawrence has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

Carol Lawrence has not appeared in the West End

Carol Lawrence has been nominated for several awards for her performances in the Broadway musical "West Side Story." She received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards and a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards.

Carol Lawrence has won the Performance (Theatre World Awards) for her role in West Side Story.

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