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Erika Henningsen

 
Bio:
Erika is best known for her role as Cady in Mean Girls on Broadway. She also appeared as Fantine in the recent Broadway revival of Les Miserables, Kim Ravenal in PBS' Live from Lincoln Center: Show Boat; Beth in Signature Theatre's world premiere of Kathleen Marshall/Sheryl Crow' musical, Diner; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Erika is best known for her role as Cady in Mean Girls on Broadway. She also appeared as Fantine in the recent Broadway revival of Les Miserables, Kim Ravenal in PBS' Live from Lincoln Center: Show Boat; Beth in Signature Theatre's world premiere of Kathleen Marshall/Sheryl Crow' musical, Diner; ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre's Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ann/Judith
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Cady Heron
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Nina
  [Regional (US)]
Delaware Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2015
Beth
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Fantine [Replacement]

Erika Henningsen Biography

Erika is best known for her role as Cady in Mean Girls on Broadway.

She also appeared as Fantine in the recent Broadway revival of Les Miserables, Kim Ravenal in PBS' Live from Lincoln Center: Show Boat; Beth in Signature Theatre's world premiere of Kathleen Marshall/Sheryl Crow' musical, Diner; featured opposite Tyne Daly in York Theatre Company's staging of Jerry Herman's Dear World. Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and Sophie in Mamma Mia! at PCLO.

She is a recipient of Alan Eisenberg Actors' Equity Award and graduate of University of Michigan BFA Musical Theater.

Erika can be seen in the Peacock original series Girls5Eva.

Erika Henningsen Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Erika Henningsen, Mean Girls

Erika Henningsen News

Special Offer: JOY at George Street Playhouse Photo Special Offer: JOY at George Street Playhouse
by BWW Special Offer - Nov 25, 2022

Special Offer: Joy: The Musical - Erika Henningsen Stars!

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; Stage St. Louis IN THE H Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; Stage St. Louis IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Special Offer: JOY at George Street Playhouse Photo Special Offer: JOY at George Street Playhouse
by BWW Special Offer - Nov 17, 2022

Special Offer: Joy: The Musical - Erika Henningsen Stars!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

Check out photos from the red carpet on opening night for Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool.

Album Review: A Cast Album For A Magical Musical That Has Not Appeared... Yet - THE V Photo Album Review: A Cast Album For A Magical Musical That Has Not Appeared... Yet - THE VIOLET HOUR
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 5, 2022

Along with creating incomparable music, lyrics, and story, Reynolds & Price have ensured that the lucky listeners of their baby have everything they need to fully enjoy and UNDERSTAND the depth and breadth, and height their show can reach.

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2022

From highly-anticipated new movie musicals like Disenchanted and Spirited, to the soundtrack for Netflix's upcoming Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack, November's new streaming releases will give Broadway fans entertained throughout the month. 

Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Five: The Head Of The Class Photo Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Five: The Head Of The Class
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 5, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret is looking at the work of the man at THE HEAD OF THE CLASS.

Listen: THE VIOLET HOUR Studio Cast Recording Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Solea Pfeiffer Photo Listen: THE VIOLET HOUR Studio Cast Recording Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Solea Pfeiffer & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

The award-winning songwriting team of Will Reynolds and Eric Price have released a complete 28-track studio cast recording of their new musical The Violet Hour on Friday November 4, 2022. Listen here!

Photos: Vicki Lewis, Stephen DeRosa & Trent Saunders Join Erika Henningsen Led JOY Wo Photo Photos: Vicki Lewis, Stephen DeRosa & Trent Saunders Join Erika Henningsen Led JOY World Premiere - Go Inside Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022

George Street Playhouse has announce the full cast as first rehearsals kick-off today for the world premiere production Joy the Musical starring Erika Henningsen at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. See photos of the cast at their first rehearsal here!

Video Exclusive: Solea Pfeiffer Sings 'The Truth Is' From THE VIOLET HOUR Photo Video Exclusive: Solea Pfeiffer Sings 'The Truth Is' From THE VIOLET HOUR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2022

Watch¬†Almost Famous¬†star¬†Solea Pfeiffer¬†sing ‚ÄúThe Truth Is‚ÄĚ from the musical¬†The Violet Hour¬†in this official music video here! On the Studio Cast Recording, Pfeiffer plays Jessie Brewster, a cafe singer during the early days of the Harlem Renaissance.

Erika Henningsen Videos

Video Exclusive: Solea Pfeiffer Sings 'The Truth Is' From THE VIOLET HOUR Videoplay
Video Exclusive: Solea Pfeiffer Sings 'The Truth Is' From THE VIOLET HOUR

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2022

Watch¬†Almost Famous¬†star¬†Solea Pfeiffer¬†sing ‚ÄúThe Truth Is‚ÄĚ from the musical¬†The Violet Hour¬†in this official music video here! On the Studio Cast Recording, Pfeiffer plays Jessie Brewster, a cafe singer during the early days of the Harlem Renaissance.

WATCH: Hannah Corneau Stars in 'Getting Closer' Music Video Videoplay
WATCH: Hannah Corneau Stars in 'Getting Closer' Music Video

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Songwriting team Will Reynolds and Eric Price, winners of the Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Writing, have released of a music video for their song ‚ÄúGetting Closer‚ÄĚ from their forthcoming musical Radioactive, performed by Hannah Corneau (Wicked).

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Sings From THE VIOLET HOUR in Sneak Peek of Cast Recording Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Sings From THE VIOLET HOUR in Sneak Peek of Cast Recording

by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

A new cast recording for the musical The Violet Hour will be released soon! The musical features music by Will Reynolds with book & lyrics by Eric Price, based on the play by Richard Greenberg. Check out a sneak peek of Jeremy Jordan singing from the musical here!

BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Se Videoplay
BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Season Two

by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's creators, Jeff Richmond and Meredith Scardino, to discuss what viewers can expect from the new season. They also teased the Broadway cameos that audiences can expect from the upcoming season, including Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.

BWW Interview: Busy Phillips & Paula Pell on What to Expect From GIRLS5EVA Season Two Videoplay
BWW Interview: Busy Phillips & Paula Pell on What to Expect From GIRLS5EVA Season Two

by Michael Major - May 1, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with Busy Phillips and Paula Pell to discuss how they approached the singing and musical aspects of the show as comedians. The pair also reveled what audiences can expect from the new season, who they're channeling through their characters, and more.

BWW Interview: Sara Bareilles & Renee Elise Goldsberry on Relating to Their GIRLS5EVA Videoplay
BWW Interview: Sara Bareilles & Renee Elise Goldsberry on Relating to Their GIRLS5EVA Characters

by Michael Major - Apr 30, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with Sara Bareilles and Renee Elise Goldsberry to discuss the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva. They speak on their favorite days on set, the Broadway cameos, how they relate to their characters, and more.

VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer

by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Peacock has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva, starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps. The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Grey Henson, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, and more.

VIDEO: Erika Henningsen Sings 'I'd Rather Be Me' From MEAN GIRLS & More In Rehearsal  Videoplay
VIDEO: Erika Henningsen Sings 'I'd Rather Be Me' From MEAN GIRLS & More In Rehearsal For The Seth Concert Series

by Team BWW - Oct 24, 2021

Watch as Seth Rudetsky and Mean Girls's Erika Henningsen rehearse 'I'd Rather Be Me' & more for tonight's live streaming concert! Tune in at 8 PM ET to watch the one-time only live event, with special guest Kate Rockwell!

VIDEO: Erika Henningsen & Seth Rudetsky Sing 'Meadowlark' In Rehearsal For Tonight's  Videoplay
VIDEO: Erika Henningsen & Seth Rudetsky Sing 'Meadowlark' In Rehearsal For Tonight's Live Concert

by Team BWW - Oct 24, 2021

Watch as Seth Rudetsky and Mean Girls's Erika Henningsen rehearse 'Meadowlark' in rehearsal for tonight's live streaming concert! Tune in at 8 PM ET to watch the one-time only live event, with special guest Kate Rockwell!

VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show! Videoplay
VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show!

by Show Highlights - Oct 20, 2021

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, October 19, for the return of Lincoln Center Theater’s production of the new musical FLYING OVER SUNSET. Check out all new clips from the show featuring Carmen Cusack, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Harry Hadden-Paton, Nehal Joshi, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop, Atticus Ware, and Tony Yazbeck!


Erika Henningsen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Erika Henningsen been in?
Erika Henningsen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Erika Henningsen been in?
Erika Henningsen has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Erika Henningsen been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mean Girls .