Erika Henningsen

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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; 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.

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Erika Henningsen STAGE CREDITS

Lincoln Center Theatre's Original Broadway Production, 2021

Original Broadway Production, 2018
Cady Heron

York Theatre Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017

[Regional (US)]
Delaware Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2015

Broadway Revival, 2014
Fantine [Replacement]

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Erika Henningsen, Gillian Jacobs & More to Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: LOS ANGELES at The Hudson Theatres

The 24 Hour Plays: Los Angeles will return on Monday March 18, 2024 at The Hudson Theatres. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

HAZBIN HOTEL disponible en Prime Video

Ya está disponible en Prime Video la serie musical HAZBIN HOTEL: EL HOTEL DE LAS VIEJAS GLORIAS, una sitcom de animación para adultos creada por Vivienne Medrano y con música de Sam Haft, Andrew Underberg, Evan Alderete, Gooseworx, Thomas Ryan y Parry Gripp.

Interview: Keith David and Blake Roman on Going From Stage to the HAZBIN HOTEL

Watch a video of Keith David and Blake Roman discussing going from stage to the recording booth in Hazbin Hotel. BroadwayWorld sat down with David and Roman to discuss what to expect from the series, the potential differences between performing on Broadway and in the recording booth for the animated series, and more. 

Interview: HAZBIN HOTEL Creator Discusses the Series' Broadway Cast

Watch a video of Hazbin Hotel creator Vivienne Medrano discussing their voice cast of Broadway stars, including Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Jessica Vosk, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Keith David, Blake Roman, Christian Borle, Patina Miller, Joel Perez, Don Darryl Rivera, Krystina Alabado,Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, and more.

HAZBIN HOTEL Creator Interested in Broadway Musical Adaptation

Hazbin Hotel creator Vivienne Medrano wants to bring the show to Broadway. Since the series features a stacked lineup of Broadway stars, the creator, director, and executive producer of the adult animated musical series says she would be interested in seeing the series make it to the stage.

Interview: Jessica Vosk & Daphne Rubin-Vega on What to Expect From HAZBIN HOTEL

Watch a video of Jessica Vosk and Daphne Rubin-Vega teasing what to expect from Hazbin Hotel, the new adult animated musical series on Prime Video. We sit down with them to discuss what they enjoyed about their first time doing voice work for animation, what to expect from the new series, and more.

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!

Listen: Christian Borle, Alex Brightman, Erika Henningsen & More Sing on the HAZBIN HOTEL Soundtrack

A24 Music and Prime Video shared part one of the Hazbin Hotel Original Soundtrack. Get a first listen to Christian Borle, Alex Brightman, Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Blake Roman, Daphne Rubin-Vega, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, and Keith David in the soundtrack from the first episodes of the musical series.

Interview: Jeremy Jordan, Kimiko Glenn & Amir Talai on Their HAZBIN HOTEL Characters

Watch a video of Jeremy Jordan, Kimiko Glenn and Amir Talai reveal their characters on Hazbin Hotel. The trio discusses who they play in the animated series, what they enjoy about voicing characters after their stage experience, and more. 

Interview: Watch Erika Henningsen & Stephanie Beatriz Talk HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series

Erika Henningsen and Stephanie Beatriz discuss their roles on the new adult musical animated series, Hazbin Hotel. Watch a video of them revealing what drew them to the series, combining musical numbers with animation, the differences between voice work and stage acting, and more.

Photos: Erika Henningsen, Patina Miller & More Walk the HAZBIN HOTEL Premiere Red Carpet

Check out photos from the Hazbin Hotel premiere red carpet with Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Blake Roman, Keith David, Kimiko Glenn, Amir Talai, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jessica Vosk, Patina Miller, Joel Perez, Don Darryl Rivera, Brandon Rogers, Krystina Alabado, Shoba Narayan, and composers Sam Haft and Andrew Underberg.

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Krystina Alabado & More Join HAZBIN HOTEL Voice Cast

Hazbin Hotel has added new Broadway stars to its voice cast, including Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and more joining Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Kimiko Glenn, Christian Borle, Joel Perez, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Patina Miller, and Jessica Vosk.

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2024 - Where to Watch HAZBIN HOTEL & More

Although it may be a new year, a few classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list. A new month also wouldn't be complete without some theatre faces popping up in new streaming releases, including the new Mean Girls soundtrack and a star-studded animated series.


Check out the trailer for Moment To Moment: The Making of The Violet Hour Studio Cast recording!

Movie Documenting the Making of THE VIOLET HOUR Cast Recording is Available to Stream Now

A new movie taking audiences behind the scenes of the process of creating the cast recording of The Violet Hour is available to stream now! The musical features Tony Award-winners Santino Fontana (Tootsie) and Brandon Uranowitz (Leopoldstadt), Tony and Grammy Award-nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Mean Girls star Erika Henningsen and Hadestown star Solea Pfeiffer.

Musical Theatre West Announces Selections For 2024 New Works Program

Musical Theatre West announces its selections for the 2024 New Works Program. Find out which shows made the cut!

Video: Watch the HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series Trailer With Erika Henningsen, Alex Brightman & More

Prime Video released the official trailer for Season One of the adult animated musical comedy Hazbin Hotel. The series features Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Kimiko Glenn, Christian Borle, and Joel Perez. Guest stars will include Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Patina Miller, and Jessica Vosk. Watch the video!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 28th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 28, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Erika Henningsen, Kyle Selig & More to be Featured in Theatre Aspen 2023 Holiday Events

Theatre Aspen will present the return of their celebrated cabaret series for its third year. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More Join HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series

Broadway veterans Darren Criss (Saint Peter), Jeremy Jordan (Lucifer Morningstar), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Carmilla Carmine), Patina Miller (Sera), and Jessica Vosk (Lute) will join Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Keith David, Kimiko Glenn, Blake Roman, Amir Talai, Christian Borle, and Joel Perez and more in the series.


Erika Henningsen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Erika Henningsen has not appeared in the West End.

Erika Henningsen has been nominated for the Outstanding Actress in a Musical award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for her role in Mean Girls.

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