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Kendra Kassebaum

 
Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away, Wicked, Rent, Assassins, Leap of Faith; MTC: The Receptionist; Roundabout: A Little Night Music; Regional: Seattle Rep/Ford's Theatre: Come From Away; Actor's Theatre of Louisville; Arizona Theatre Co. Other: Sundance Writer's Lab; San Jose Rep; 5th Avenue; Ordway; Florida ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away, Wicked, Rent, Assassins, Leap of Faith; MTC: The Receptionist; Roundabout: A Little Night Music; Regional: Seattle Rep/Ford's Theatre: Come From Away; Actor's Theatre of Louisville; Arizona Theatre Co. Other: Sundance Writer's Lab; San Jose Rep; 5th Avenue; Ordway; Florida ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Janice
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Sam
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2010
Performer
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Glinda
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Ensemble
Lynette "Squeaky'' Fromme (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda [Replacement]
Glinda [Replacement]
  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2000
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Janice

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Ford's Theater Production, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Sam

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2010
Performer

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Glinda

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Ensemble

Lynette "Squeaky'' Fromme (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda [Replacement]

Glinda [Replacement]

  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2000
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Kendra Kassebaum Biography

Broadway: Come From Away, Wicked, Rent, Assassins, Leap of Faith; MTC: The Receptionist; Roundabout: A Little Night Music; Regional: Seattle Rep/Ford's Theatre: Come From Away; Actor's Theatre of Louisville; Arizona Theatre Co. Other: Sundance Writer's Lab; San Jose Rep; 5th Avenue; Ordway; Florida Stage; St Louis Muny. Film: The Other Woman. Recordings: Come From Away, Leap of Faith, Grammy-nominated Assassins.

Kendra Kassebaum Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Kendra KassebaumWicked

Kendra Kassebaum News

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.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 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, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues 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,¬†December 13th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming¬†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, September 27th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

VIDEO: See a Clip of 'Wonderful, Wonderful' From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BR Photo VIDEO: See a Clip of 'Wonderful, Wonderful' From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers ends its run at The Muny tonight, August 18. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music supervision by Sinai Tabak and music direction by Valerie Gebert. Lee Wilkins serves as the associate director and choreographer.

BWW Exclusive: Check Out Backstage Photos From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROT Photo BWW Exclusive: Check Out Backstage Photos From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers runs at The Muny through August 18! Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music supervision by Sinai Tabak and music direction by Valerie Gebert. 

Photos & Video: Kendra Kassebaum, Edward Watts and More Star in The Muny's SEVEN BRID Photo Photos & Video: Kendra Kassebaum, Edward Watts and More Star in The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ compete cast includes Kendra Kassebaum (Milly Bradon), Edward Watts (Adam Pontipee), Kyle Coffman (Frank), Leslie Donna Flesner (Dorcas), Shonica Gooden (Sarah), Garett Hawe (Ephraim), Sarah Meahl (Ruth), Harris Milgrim (Benjamin), and more.

BWW Review: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny Photo BWW Review: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - Aug 14, 2021

A reimagined and visually impressive Seven Brides for Seven Brothers opened this evening at The Muny in Forest Park. The production stars St. Louisan Kendra Kassebaum as Milly Bradon and Edward Watts as Adam Pontipee.

VIDEO: Watch The Muny's Sarah Meahl Takeover Our Instagram! Photo VIDEO: Watch The Muny's Sarah Meahl Takeover Our Instagram!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 13, 2021

Sarah Meahl took over our Instagram on August 12 to take our followers behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the third show of the theatre's 103rd season.

Kendra Kassebaum Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Alan Henry - Aug 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for The Muny's production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the third show of the theatre's 103rd season. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers runs August 12 - 18.

Broadway Rewind: Ra√ļl Esparza & More Bring LEAP OF FAITH to Broadway VideoBroadway Rewind: Ra√ļl Esparza & More Bring LEAP OF FAITH to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when Leap of Faith opened at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 19 performances.

VIDEO: Kendra Kassenbaum, Jordan Gelber, Kevin Kahoon and the Cast of GUYS AND DOLLS  VideoVIDEO: Kendra Kassenbaum, Jordan Gelber, Kevin Kahoon and the Cast of GUYS AND DOLLS Reunite for Muny Cast Party
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2020

The Muny Cast party is celebrating its 2019 summer production of Guys and Dolls with the reunion of cast members Ben Davis, Kendra Kassebaum, Jordan Gelber, Zoe Vonder Haar, Kevin Cahoon, Orville Mendoza, Jared Gertner, Gordon Greenberg, Patrick O'Neill and Lorin Latarro!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's GUYS AND DOLLS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - Jun 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of GUYS AND DOLLS! Check out the video!

Video Flashback: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY! VideoVideo Flashback: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2018

COME FROM AWAY opened last night on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatre goers. Come From Away features Petrina Bromley (Stratford's As You Like It); Geno Carr (The Old Globe's Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas); Jenn Colella(If/Then); Joel Hatch (Annie); Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys); Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked); Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball(Memphis); Lee MacDougall (Stratford's The Music Man); Caesar Samayoa(Sister Act); Q. Smith (Mary Poppins); Astrid Van Wieren (North American premiere of Mamma Mia!); Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q); Josh Breckenridge (The Scottsboro Boys); Susan Dunstan (The Lion King US National Tour); Tamika Lawrence (If/Then) and Tony LePage (Rock of Ages).

VIDEO: Don't Go Wasting Your Emotion on 5th Ave's New Clip from MAMMA MIA! VideoVIDEO: Don't Go Wasting Your Emotion on 5th Ave's New Clip from MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. The 5th is the first theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create a brand new original version of the famed production that has wowed audiences for nearly 20 years. Eliza Palasz and Jordan IIosua Taylor perform 'Lay All Your Love on Me' in this new video, watch below!

VIDEO: In the Mood for Dance! Watch Kendra Kassebaum and the Cast of MAMMA MIA! Take  VideoVIDEO: In the Mood for Dance! Watch Kendra Kassebaum and the Cast of MAMMA MIA! Take on 'Dancing Queen'
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. Kendra Kassebaum, Lisa Estridge, and Sarah Rudinoff perform 'Dancing Queen' in this new video, watch below!

Exclusive: Kendra Kassebaum and Paolo Montalban Perform SOS in 5th Avenue's MAMMA MIA VideoExclusive: Kendra Kassebaum and Paolo Montalban Perform SOS in 5th Avenue's MAMMA MIA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia! - the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA opens tonight. The 5th is the first theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create a brand new original version of the famed production that has wowed audiences for nearly 20 years.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Kendra Kassebaum and More in 5th Avenue Theatre's MAMMA MI VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Kendra Kassebaum and More in 5th Avenue Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by Alan Henry - Feb 7, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. The 5th is the first theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create a brand new original version of the famed production that has wowed audiences for nearly 20 years.

VIDEO: Kendra Kassebaum and More Sing Through MAMMA MIA! at Seattle's 5th Avenue Thea VideoVIDEO: Kendra Kassebaum and More Sing Through MAMMA MIA! at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jan 24, 2018

This February The 5th Avenue Theatre will stage a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. The 5th is the first theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create a brand new original version of the famed production that has wowed audiences for nearly 20 years.


Kendra Kassebaum Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kendra Kassebaum been in?
Kendra Kassebaum has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Kendra Kassebaum been in?
Kendra Kassebaum has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kendra Kassebaum been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wicked .