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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.

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Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Fanny Brice (Standby)

Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018

[New York]
York Theatre Production, 2018
Lesley Green

Broadway Revival, 2015
Performer (Swing)

Hodel (Understudy) [Replacement]

Chava (Understudy) [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Cosette (Understudy) [Replacement]

[US Tour]
25th Anniversary Production, 2010

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2008

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[2014]Les Miserables: The Broadway Musical Ensemble

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Lauren Patten, T. Oliver Reid, Hilary Kole & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS

Tony Award winner Lauren Patten, T. Oliver Reid, jazz vocalist Hilary Kole, Jack Bartholet, and rising star Jae W.B. have joined the cast of the 11th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys'. Learn how to purchase tickets!

New Musical THE DAYS BEYOND TODAY to Have Industry Presentations at Theater 555

Producer Eric Krebs and Michael Roberts will present industry presentations of “The Days Beyond Today,” a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Michael Roberts (Golf: The Musical, Goldstein), directed by Mr. Krebs.

Lea Michele Out of FUNNY GIRL This Week After Testing Positive for Covid

Lea Michele has tested positive for Covid, and will be out of Funny Girl this week.

Company Members From NEW YORK, NEW YORK, HAMILTON & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE at The Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis is continuing his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, May 22nd at The Green Room 42.

AMID FALLING WALLS (TSVISHN FALNDIKE VENT) & More Set for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 109th Season

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is raising the curtain on a dynamic 109th season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Julie Benko, Telly Leung & More to Star in 11th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS

The 11th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – will take place at Joe’s Pub on Monday, June 12. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Brian Stokes Mitchell Will Receive the John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre At 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors announced that Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is the recipient of the 10th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, which will be presented to him at this year's Theatre World Award ceremony.

Julie Benko, Andréa Burns, Carolee Carmello & More to Honor Rebecca Luker at Benefit Concert

Symphony Space has announced full details for The Rebecca Luker Songbook: A Benefit Concert, a star-studded concert paying tribute to the beloved Broadway star who passed away in 2020 due to ALS. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Julie Benko, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Bay Street Theater MUSIC MONDAYS Season Line Up

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Music Mondays; the hit summer concert series that invites artists to perform for audiences and share stories of their time on and off the stage.

Wake Up With BWW 5/2: Tony Nominations, Theatre World Awards, Plus a Message From Auli'i Cravalho

Top stories: Find out who will receive Theatre World Awards, plus casting for Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's Harmony, and a message from Auli'i Cravalho!

Julie Benko, Jodie Comer & More Will Receive 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced the 2023 Honorees for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production. See the full list!

New York Festival Of Song Hosts Annual Gala FEELIN' GROOVY: SONGS OF THE 60S

​​​​​​​New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) hosts its annual spring gala, Feelin' Groovy: Songs from the 60s, on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue. In support of NYFOS's 35th season, the gala features a performance of songs by Laura Nyro, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell and the Beatles, along with some Motown hits.

York Theatre Company's GENYORK CONCERT Hosted by Usman Ali Mughal Takes Place Tonight

The York Theatre Company is presenting its first GenYork Concert, featuring composers, librettists, and performers all under the age of 35.

Julie Benko, Jason Yeager & More to Perform at New York Festival of Song's FEELIN' GROOVY: SONGS OF THE 60S

New York Festival of Song will host its annual spring gala, Feelin’ Groovy: Songs from the 60s, on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Racquet & Tennis Club on Park Avenue.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, April 24th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

A Complete 2023 Broadway Awards Season Calendar

Stay up to date on all the need-to-know facts of the 2023 Awards Season with BroadwayWorld's full Awards Season Calendar here!

Photos: The Jason Yeager Septet Celebrates CD Release At Birdland!

On Monday, March 27, Birdland presented the Jason Yeager Septet, celebrating the release of Unstuck in Time: the Kurt Vonnegut Suite. See photos from the show!

FUNNY GIRL's Julie Benko to Perform at the Emelin Theatre in April

This spring, the Emelin Theatre will present three cabaret events featuring some of Broadway’s most exciting artists. The entertainment begins when Broadway’s Julie Benko (Funny Girl) performs “Standby, Me” featuring pianist Jason Yeager, on Friday, April 21 at 8pm.

Review: Jason Kravits Standing Room Only at Birdland Theater For OFF THE TOP!

With announced special guest Julie Benko and surprise special guest Jason Yeager, Jason Kravits sends OFF The TOP! audience home happy.

Lea Michele Will Be Out of Today's FUNNY GIRL Matinee

Lea Michele will be out of today's matinee performance of Funny Girl on Saturday, March 25. Julie Benko will be on as Fanny. 


Julie Benko's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

Julie Benko has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Julie Benko has not appeared in the West End

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