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Kate Rockwell

 
Bio:
Kate Rockwell played Karen Smith in the 2018 musical, Mean Girls, for the latter of which she received Drama Desk Award and Helen Hayes Award nominations. Other Broadway: Bring It On: The Musical (Skylar, OBC); Rock of Ages (Sherrie); Legally Blonde (Margot); and Hair. Selected theater: Mabel ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Kate Rockwell played Karen Smith in the 2018 musical, Mean Girls, for the latter of which she received Drama Desk Award and Helen Hayes Award nominations. Other Broadway: Bring It On: The Musical (Skylar, OBC); Rock of Ages (Sherrie); Legally Blonde (Margot); and Hair. Selected theater: Mabel ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Karen Smith
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Karen Smith
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Mabel Normand
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015
Belle
  [Broadway]
2012
Skylar
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Skylar
  [Broadway]
National Tour [Broadway Return Engagement], 2011
Member of the Tribe
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Member of the Tribe
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Sherrie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Member of the Tribe [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Margot [Replacement]
Elle Woods (Understudy) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Star [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Karen Smith

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Karen Smith

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Mabel Normand

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015
Belle

  [Broadway]
2012
Skylar

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Skylar

  [Broadway]
National Tour [Broadway Return Engagement], 2011
Member of the Tribe

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Member of the Tribe

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Sherrie [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Member of the Tribe [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Margot [Replacement]

Elle Woods (Understudy) [Replacement]

Kate Rockwell Biography

Kate Rockwell played Karen Smith in the 2018 musical, Mean Girls, for the latter of which she received Drama Desk Award and Helen Hayes Award nominations.

Other Broadway: Bring It On: The Musical (Skylar, OBC); Rock of Ages (Sherrie); Legally Blonde (Margot); and Hair. Selected theater: Mabel Normand in the world premiere of Hollywood (La Jolla Playhouse), Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel (Arena Stage, Helen Hayes nomination), and Belle in Beauty and the Beast (The Muny). TV/Film: "High Maintenance," "Deadbeat," and Sex and the City: The Movie. Kate's first studio album, Back To My Roots, is being released in 2018 by Broadway Records.

Kate Rockwell Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Kate Rockwell, Mean Girls

Kate Rockwell News

Kate Rockwell and Spencer Howard Will Welcome First Child This Fall Photo Kate Rockwell and Spencer Howard Will Welcome First Child This Fall
by Team BWW - Aug 5, 2022

A Broadway baby is on the way! Broadway favorite Kate Rockwell and husband Spencer Howard will welcome their first child this October. BroadwayWorld sends our congratulations to the growing family!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

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, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

BroadwayWorld Stage Door Launches In-Person Private Events Bookings In Partnership Wi Photo BroadwayWorld Stage Door Launches In-Person Private Events Bookings In Partnership With Broadway Booker
by BWW Staff - Jul 27, 2022

Bookings are now available for all types of private in-person events - including weddings, corporate events, bar/bat/b'nai mitzvahs, holiday parties, sweet 16s, dinner parties, gala events and more! 

Wake Up With BWW 7/12: Lea Michele Will Play Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/12: Lea Michele Will Play Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Jul 12, 2022

Today's top stories include Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh joining Funny Girl! Plus, Paradise Square announces Broadway closing, Ain't No Mo' comes to Broadway in November, and more!

Kate Rockwell and Hunter Foster Will Lead Premiere of THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATIO Photo Kate Rockwell and Hunter Foster Will Lead Premiere of THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Broadway's Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls, Bring it On: The Musical, Legally Blonde) and Hunter Foster (Little Shop of Horrors, The Producers, The Bridges of Madison County) will star as Ellen and Clark Griswold in the upcoming world premiere of the laugh-out-loud new musical comedy The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

Caitlin Kinnunen & Isabelle McCalla and More Announced for 2022 Pride Week Line-Up at Photo Caitlin Kinnunen & Isabelle McCalla and More Announced for 2022 Pride Week Line-Up at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their 2022 Pride Week line-up for in-person performances.  As previously announced, The Green Room 42 has launched $5 tickets in celebration of their 5th Anniversary: five $5 tickets will be available for every show through February 14, 2023.

Photos: See Adam Jacobs, Kate Rockwell & More at New York Restoration Project's Sprin Photo Photos: See Adam Jacobs, Kate Rockwell & More at New York Restoration Project's Spring Picnic Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project hosted its annual Spring Picnic Gala at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Notable attendees included Sophie von Haselberg (Board Member, actor), Frank DiLella (Host, NY1), Kate Rockwell (Broadway star, Mean Girls), Adam Jacobs (Broadway star, Aladdin), and more. Check out photos!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ to be held on Monday, June 20th ¬†at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

Kate Rockwell Videos

BWW Exclusive: GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT! Cast Reunites After Watching AMERI VideoBWW Exclusive: GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT! Cast Reunites After Watching AMERICAN REJECT
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

Watch an exclusive reunion with the cast of the Grease: You're the One That I Want! reality competition series, including Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone, Kate Rockwell, Laura Osnes, Ashley Spencer, Allie Schulz, Ashley Anderson, Matt Nolan, Chad Doreck, Kevin Greene, and Austin Miller.

VIDEO: Erika Henningsen Sings 'I'd Rather Be Me' From MEAN GIRLS & More In Rehearsal  VideoVIDEO: 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  VideoVIDEO: 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: Get A First Look At Kate Rockwell In The Muny's THE SOUND OF MUSIC VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Kate Rockwell In The Muny's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's The Sound of Music, the second show of the theatre's 103rd season. The Sound of Music runs August 3rd through 9th, 2021.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Kate Rockwell In Rehearsals For The Muny's THE SOUND OF MU VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Kate Rockwell In Rehearsals For The Muny's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Alan Henry - Aug 2, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for The Muny's The Sound of Music, the second show of the theatre's 103rd season. The Sound of Music runs August 3rd through 9th, 2021.

VIDEO: Kate Rockwell and Next on Stage Finalist Steven Klenk Sing 'Rewrite the Stars' VideoVIDEO: Kate Rockwell and Next on Stage Finalist Steven Klenk Sing 'Rewrite the Stars'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2021

Broadway's Kate Rockwell has teamed up with Next on Stage season 1 college finalist Steven Klenk to perform Rewrite the Stars from The Greatest Showman!

VIDEO: Katie Goffman and Sara Andreas Create the 'Boss Bitch Fight Challenge: Broadwa VideoVIDEO: Katie Goffman and Sara Andreas Create the 'Boss Bitch Fight Challenge: Broadway Edition' Featuring Caroline Bowman, Kate Rockwell, Christine Dwyer, and Many More!
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2020

A bunch of Broadway ladies got together to create the Boss Bitch Fight Challenge: Broadway Edition.

Living Room Concerts: MEAN GIRLS' Kate Rockwell Sings 'A Girl Could Use A Dog' VideoLiving Room Concerts: MEAN GIRLS' Kate Rockwell Sings 'A Girl Could Use A Dog'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2020

For today's performance we've got MEAN GIRLS' Kate Rockwell singing an ode to her dog - a track from her latest album!

VIDEO: Get in the Halloween Spirit with 'Sexy' from MEAN GIRLS VideoVIDEO: Get in the Halloween Spirit with 'Sexy' from MEAN GIRLS
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a very sexy Halloween tribute from Mean Girls? Watch below as Kate Rockwell (Karen) and Krystina Alabado (Gretchen) perform 'Sexy.'

#TBT: Celebrate MEAN GIRLS Day With A Look Back at Opening Night! Video#TBT: Celebrate MEAN GIRLS Day With A Look Back at Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2019

Today is a massive deal: it's October 3rd, aka Mean Girls Day! To celebrate the grool holiday, we're heading to North Shore High to look back at opening night of Mean Girls at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre. Check out the video to see Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, and more do this thing!


Kate Rockwell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kate Rockwell been in?
Kate Rockwell has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Kate Rockwell been in?
Kate Rockwell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kate Rockwell been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Mean Girls .