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Ellie Kemper is an American actress and comedian. She has been nominated for a Critics' Choice Movie Award, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, three Satellite Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards.

She is best known for her roles of Erin Hannon in the sitcom The Office (2009–2013); and Kimmy Schmidt in the sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019), which earned her two consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also appeared in films, notably Bridesmaids (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), Sex Tape (2014), and Home Sweet Home Alone (2021). In 2018, she released her debut book, My Squirrel Days.

In 2023, Kemper joined the cast of the Broadway play Peter Pan Goes Wrong making her Broadway debut as Francis for a limited engagement.

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Original Broadway Production, 2023
Francis [Replacement]

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The Princeton Triangle Club To Present SHIP HAPPENS - A CRUISICAL In Boca Raton

Join the Princeton Triangle Club on a hilarious musical journey at The Studio at Mizner Park Theatre. Ship Happens, A Cruisical, filled with laughs, tunes, and high kicks, sets sail on January 24th.

Interview: 'It Brings a Lot of Joy': Actors Charlie Russell, Greg Tannahill, Nancy Zamit on Returning to PETER PAN GOES WRONG

BroadwayWorld sat down to chat with some of original Mischief Theatre group - Charlie Russell, Greg Tannahill and Nancy Zamit, who are all back in the show on the West End for the festive season.

Princeton Triangle Club Presents SHIP HAPPENS, A CRUISICAL!

The Princeton Triangle Club presents 'Ship Happens, A Cruisical' at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ. Join the high-kicking, swashbuckling shipshow this November!

Watch Ellie Kemper & Luke Grimes in HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS; Now Available on Netflix

Happiness For Beginners, starring Ellie Kemper and Luke Grimes, is now streaming on Netflix. Join Helen as she embarks on an adventure of self-discovery while hiking the Appalachian Trail with a group of quirky strangers. Based on the beloved novel by Katherine Center, watch the video trailer and start streaming now on Netflix.

Video: Watch Ellie Kemper & Luke Grimes in Netflix's HAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERS Trailer

Helen (Ellie Kemper) has always lived her life as far from the edge as possible. Finding herself newly divorced and a little lost, Helen decides she needs a reset. The cast also includes Luke Grimes, Nico Santos, Blythe Danner, Ben Cook, Shayvawn Webster, Esteban Benito, Gus Birney, and Julia Shiplett. Watch the new video trailer now!

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2023 - Where to Watch HAMILTON SING-ALONG & More

This July, Broadway fans can beat the summer heat with a cool new lineup of television shows and movies to binge. From the new sing-along version of Hamilton to some Broadway favorites starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Wake Up With BWW 6/22: THE KARATE KID Musical Reading, Ellie Kemper in PETER PAN GOES WRONG, and More!

Top stories: Ralph Macchio attends a reading of The Karate Kid the Musical, first look at Ellie Kemper in Peter Pan Goes Wrong, New York City Center Encores! The Light in the Piazza, and more!

Video: Watch Ellie Kemper Take Her First Broadway Bows in PETER PAN GOES WRONG

Ellie Kemper began her guest star run in Peter Pan Goes Wrong on Broadway. In this video, watch as she takes her opening night bows!

Photos: Ellie Kemper Joins the Cast of PETER PAN GOES WRONG

Ellie Kemper joins the cast of Peter Pan Goes Wrong as a special guest star for performances beginning Tuesday June 20 through Sunday June 25. Check out photos from her first performance yesterday!

Wake Up With BWW 6/9: Tony Awards Performances, Ellie Kemper in PETER PAN GOES WRONG, and More!

Top stories: Find out who's performing on The Tony Awards, Ellie Kemper will join Peter Pan Goes Wrong as a special guest star this month, and more!

Ellie Kemper to Join PETER PAN GOES WRONG as a Special Guest Star This Month

Ellie Kemper will be joining Peter Pan Goes Wrong as a special guest star for performances beginning Tuesday June 20 through Sunday June 25. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Daniel Radcliffe and Girlfriend Erin Darke Welcome First Baby

Congratulations to Daniel Radcliffe and his girlfriend Erin Darke on welcoming their first baby! No further details have been released at this time.

Videos: Daniel Radcliffe Joins The Trevor Project For LGBTQ+ Chat Series SHARING SPACE

Actor Daniel Radcliffe joins The Trevor Project on the first episode of their new web series, Sharing Space, featuring candid conversations with LGBTQ young people. The talks will illuminate their unique personal journeys and explore what genuine allyship looks like. See a video preview of the first episode of 'Sharing Space'!

Daniel Radcliffe and Erin Darke are Expecting First Child

Daniel Radcliffe, who can next be seen in the Broadway transfer of NYTW's Merrily We Roll Along, and his longtime partner Erin Darke have revealed that they are expecting their first child. 

Princeton Triangle Show Presents CAMPELOT This Weekend

The Princeton Triangle Club, continuing its tradition of presenting an original musical comedy, will premiere the newest Triangle Show at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey this November. Created by Princeton University's most talented undergraduates, Campelot: It's in-tents opens Friday, November 4, at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 5, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, November 6, at 2 p.m. 

Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez Join Daniel Radcliffe in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at New York Theatre Workshop

Jonathan Groff will star as “Franklin” and Lindsay Mendez will star as “Mary” in Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop. Merrily We Roll Along features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by George Furth. They join the previously announced Daniel Radcliffe, who will star as “Charley”.

Loretta Devine, Misty Copeland & More Join Disney's EUREKA!

Also joining the cast in recurring guest roles are Ellie Kemper ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') as the school librarian, Chee; Jack McBrayer ('30 Rock') as a pet kanga bird; Ryan Michelle Bathé ('The Endgame') as Barry's mom, Sierra; and Wendell Pierce ('Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan') as Barry's father, Cliff.

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS to Screen at The Ellen Theatre

Enjoy THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS on The Ellen Theatre's big screen, Sunday, June 12 at 3 PM.

Star-Studded Spring Arts + Ideas Lineup Announced At JCC Manhattan

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan's Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas, has announced the line-up for star-studded conversations, performances, and events, happening in-person in the renovated Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Auditorium and on the MMJCCM rooftop, plus select programs will take place virtually, from April 20 through June 22. 

Josh Gad Says 'You Are the Music' is One of His Favorite Parts of CENTRAL PARK

Josh Gad tweeted this morning that 'You Are the Music,' a song that appeared on the animated musical comedy series, Central Park, is one of his personal favorite parts of working on the show. 'Central Park,' the critically acclaimed, hit animated musical comedy series, returned with eight all-new episodes on Friday, March 4 on Apple TV+.


Ellie Kemper has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Ellie Kemper has not appeared in the West End.

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