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Julie Benko

 
Bio:
Acting highlights include performing in Broadway revivals and national tours of Funny Girl, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening. Favorite regional appearances include leading roles in Once (Wilde Award, "Best Leading Actress in a Musical"), Rags (SF Bay Area Theatre Critics ... (read complete bio)
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@JujujulieBee - 5/16/22 10:24am Tonight I sing with 2 (& possibly 3) of absolute heroes at the @vineyardtheatre gala and I might pee my pants


@JujujulieBee - 5/15/22 01:16pm Got my first trolls yesterday over mask post. Do trolls mean I’ve made it? (Btw, trolls: Masks are still required by the MTA.)


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Bio:
Acting highlights include performing in Broadway revivals and national tours of Funny Girl, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening. Favorite regional appearances include leading roles in Once (Wilde Award, "Best Leading Actress in a Musical"), Rags (SF Bay Area Theatre Critics ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Fanny Brice (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer
  [New York]
York Theatre Production, 2018
Lesley Green
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer (Swing)
Hodel (Understudy) [Replacement]
Chava (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]
Cosette (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
25th Anniversary Production, 2010
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Ensemble

Photos

Julie Benko Photo

Julie Benko

From: 
Date:
04/25/2022
Julie Benko Photo

Julie Benko

From: 
Date:
04/25/2022
Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle,  Photo

Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Amie Bermowitz, Zal Owen, Blair Alexis Brown, Charlie Schulman, Brad Rouse and Michael Roberts

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Date:
03/09/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Revival, 2022
Fanny Brice (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer

  [New York]
York Theatre Production, 2018
Lesley Green

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer (Swing)

Hodel (Understudy) [Replacement]

Chava (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Cosette (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
25th Anniversary Production, 2010
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Ensemble

Julie Benko Biography

Acting highlights include performing in Broadway revivals and national tours of Funny Girl, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening. Favorite regional appearances include leading roles in Once (Wilde Award, "Best Leading Actress in a Musical"), Rags (SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award and Theatre Bay Area Award "Best Featured Actress in a Musical" nominations), The Fantasticks, Our Town, The Golem of the Havana, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She won both the Gold Medal and Johnny Mercer Award in the American Traditions Vocal Competition, and was a semifinalist in the Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition. She has lent her voice to the Oscars, the Tonys, and America's Got Talent. Her debut jazz album, Introducing Julie Benko, is available on all streaming platforms. She holds a BFA in Drama and an MFA in Acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Discover more at www.JulieBenko.com.




Julie Benko News

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup¬†(‚ÄúThe Morning Show,‚ÄĚ The Vineyard‚Äôs¬†Harry Clarke) and¬†Deirdre O'Connell¬†(recent Tony Nominee for¬†Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre‚Äôs annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

FUNNY GIRL Standby Julie Benko & Jazz Musician Jason Yeager to Release Debut Album HA Photo FUNNY GIRL Standby Julie Benko & Jazz Musician Jason Yeager to Release Debut Album HAND IN HAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

CLUB44 RECORDS has¬†signed the married musical team of¬†Julie Benko¬†and¬†Jason Yeager¬†for their debut duet album¬†Hand in Hand.¬†Benko is a singer and actress who is currently the ‚ÄúFanny Brice‚ÄĚ standby for Broadway‚Äôs¬†Funny¬†Girl; she performed the role last weekend.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the star-studded red carpet arrivals. Check out the photos below!

Photos: First Look at FUNNY GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More Photo Photos: First Look at FUNNY GIRL, Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022

FUNNY GIRL is currently in previews and officially opens on Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Check out all new production photos here!

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her Photo VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

Photos: First Look at Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & More in FUNNY GI Photo Photos: First Look at Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & More in FUNNY GIRL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

FUNNY GIRL stars Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on CO Photo VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss playing the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein discussed the legacy of Fanny Brice, working with Ramin Karimloo, and the note that she received from Barbra Streisand before she beginning performances.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down on Good Morning America this morning to discuss taking on the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein reveals if she would want to know if Barbra Streisand is in the audience, how she makes the role her own, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on Photo VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl.

Photos: Beanie Feldstein & Company Take First Bows in FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: Beanie Feldstein & Company Take First Bows in FUNNY GIRL
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 27, 2022

She has arrived! Just yesterday, FUNNY GIRL began Broadway previews, on the 58th Anniversary of the Opening Night of the original production, at the August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52nd Street).

Julie Benko Videos

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on CO VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss playing the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein discussed the legacy of Fanny Brice, working with Ramin Karimloo, and the note that she received from Barbra Streisand before she beginning performances.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down on Good Morning America this morning to discuss taking on the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein reveals if she would want to know if Barbra Streisand is in the audience, how she makes the role her own, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on VideoVIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl.

VIDEO: First Look From the Sitzprobe of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: First Look From the Sitzprobe of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month! The musical will have its first preview at the August Wilson on March 26 and officially open on April 24. 

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Talks FUNNY GIRL on the TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Talks FUNNY GIRL on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Mar 11, 2022

Jane Lynch appeared on the third hour of TODAY this morning to discuss her return to Broadway in Funny Girl. ynch plays Mrs. Rosie Brice in the highly-anticipated revival. Watch Lynch discuss the upcoming production, plus The Weakest Link, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Only Murders in the Building, and more!

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month! Check out all new footage from rehearsals!

VIDEO: The Who's Who of the Arts World Records 'With A Little Help From My Friends' for Americans for the Arts
by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2017

Executive Producer Jonathan Estabrooks, Tony & Grammy Award-winning producer Van Dean (Broadway Records), two-time Tony-nominated Broadway producer Michael J Moritz Jr. and producer and Broadway orchestrator Charlie Rosen today announced that this past Tuesday, a Who's Who of Broadway, Hollywood, Theatre, Dance, and Music came together at the legendary Avatar Studios in New York City and Los Angeles to record and film a single of the iconic Beatles' song 'With A Little Help From My Friends' to inspire support for the arts in America.

STAGE TUBE: They Won't Keep Quiet: Women of Broadway Perform Protest Song
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2017

Women from the Broadway community have something to say, and they won't keep quiet.

VIDEO: Choregrapher Hofesh Shechter on Bringing Modern Moves to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2015

In a new interview with USA Today, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF choregrapher Hofesh Shechter discusses adding modern moves to the the upcoming Broadway revival of the classic musical.


Julie Benko Frequently Asked Questions

What is Julie Benko next theatre project?
Julie Benko's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Julie Benko been in?
Julie Benko has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Julie Benko been in?
Julie Benko has not appeared in the West End