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Kristen Bell

Birth Place: Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA

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Kristen Bell BIO

Kristen graduated from New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied musical theater. She made her Broadway debut in 2001, originating the role of Becky Thatcher in the short-lived "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." In 2002, she was in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" on Broadway, starring Laura Linney and Liam Neeson.

In 2008, she had her breakout starring film role as the title character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Other notable film roles include: Couples Retreat (2009), When in Rome (2010), You Again (2010), The Boss (2016), Bad Moms (2016), and A Bad Moms Christmas (2017). Bell garnered further recognition for voicing Princess Anna in the Disney animated films Frozen (2013), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), and Frozen II (2019).

Bell starred as Jeannie van der Hooven in the Showtime comedy series House of Lies. She also starred as Eleanor Shellstrop in the acclaimed NBC comedy series The Good Place, for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy.

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Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Fredrika Armfeldt

Broadway Revival, 2002
Susanna Walcott

Mary Warren (Understudy)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Becky Thatcher

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Brandon Michael Nase, Danyel Fulton & More to Star in PAC NYC's Inaugural Commissioned Production WATCH NIGHT

The Perelman Performing Arts Center has revealed complete casting for Watch Night at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. 


Fraser Entertainment Group Presents YOU WILL BE FOUND - A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NAMI GLAC. The performance is on Sunday, October 15th at 1PM. Learn more about the concert and how to get tickets here!

FROZEN to Return as a Podcast Ahead of Third Film

The story will take place in between the Frozen sequel and the forthcoming third film, with Elsa and Anna being joined by new characters like Queen Disa and Lord Wolfgang. While stars like Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, and Kristen Bell voice Frozen characters in the films, it has not been revealed if they will take part in the podcast.

Disney Junior, Story Pirates and 98 Degrees Come to MPAC in September

MPAC presents two events for families with children in September. Disney Junior Live: Costume Palooza, featuring popular characters from Disney Junior shows, takes the stage for two shows on Saturday, September 16.  Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour, based on the popular podcast in which actors create stories based on children’s ideas, performs two shows on Sunday, September 24.

PAW PATROL & Spinoff RUBBLE & CREW Renewed By Nickelodeon

The Paw Patrol film will feature new voice talents, including Mckenna Grace, Taraji P. Henson, Christian Convery, Ron Pardo, Lil Rel Howery, Chris Rock, Serena Williams, Alan Kim, Brice Gonzalez, North West, Saint West, Christian Corrao, Luxton Handspiker, Nylan Parthipan, Callum Shoniker, James Marsden, Kristen Bell and Finn Lee-Epp

Oscar-Winning Director Jennifer Lee Won't Return For FROZEN 3

Jennifer Lee, director of the first two installments of Disney's blockbuster Frozen franchise, has confirmed that she will not return for the third film in the trilogy.

BroadwayWorld's 5th Annual Phonys! 2023 Tony Categories We Wish Existed

Check out our picks for some of Tony's most overlooked honors of the 2022-2023 Broadway season. This is the 2023 BroadwayWorld Phonys.

PlayMaker's Laboratory to Present Celebration of Authors Gala: A Family Friendly FUNdraiser in June

PlayMakers Laboratory will present Celebration of Authors Gala: A Family Friendly FUNdraiser, the company’s annual gala and a family-friendly, interactive festival all wrapped into one fun-filled evening on Friday, June 16.

Ben Platt Signs With Interscope Records For Future Music Releases

Interscope Records announced that it has signed Tony, GRAMMY and Emmy Award winning artist Ben Platt. Platt is currently working on new music which upon its completion will be released via Interscope Records. As part of the deal, Platt will have the ability to sign and develop artists on his own imprint.

World Premiere of Ken Ludwig's MORIARTY: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE is Coming to Cleveland Play House

Cleveland Play House will bring its 2022-2023 season to a close with the world premiere production of Ken Ludwig's Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure. Running April 29 through May 21 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, Marisa Tomei & More To Launch VOICES OF A PEOPLE'S HISTORY at Town Hall

Leading artists and activists including Marisa Tomei, Kerry Washington, and Stephanie Hsu will gather at The Town Hall for the book launch of Voices of a People's History of the United States in the 21st Century.

Story Pirates Performance at The Town Hall in May to Benefit Literacy Nonprofit

Story Pirates, the 2022 Webby and iHeart Radio Awards Winner for Best Children's Podcast, will present Story Pirates Live on Stage: The Amazing Adventure on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 4:00pm at The Town Hall.

Austin's Zach Person Performs At Mesmerize X Almost Real Things Block Party

Mesmerize, Austin's leading immersive art experience, co-hosted 'Art Block,' an electric collaboration with Almost Real Things ('ART') over Easter weekend, with rising indie rock artist Zach Person headlining the evening's lineup of fiery performances.

Ben Schwartz Comes to the State Theatre in October

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that American actor, comedian, writer, director and producer Ben Schwartz will appear for one night only in Minneapolis at the historic State Theatre.

Ben Schwartz & Friends Come To Paramount Theatre, June 17

Comedy Works Entertainment presents the long-form improv of BEN SCHWARTZ & FRIENDS at Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO on Saturday, June 17th at 7:00pm.

Review: OKC Broadway melts hearts with FROZEN

The national tour of FROZEN breezes into OKC now through April 2nd at the Civic Center Music Hall. When princess of Arendelle Elsa comes of age, she's crowned queen. Cursed with powers she can't control, she unleashes an endless winter. Her sister Anna will stop at nothing to save her. Frozen is a sweeping, beautiful show from Disney Theatricals.

Kristen Bell Comedy Series by Erin Foster Gets Netflix Greenlight

Netflix has greenlit a new comedy series by Erin Foster starring Kristen Bell. The comedy is centered on the unlikely relationship between an irreverent, outspoken, agnostic woman and an unconventional rabbi. Kristen Bell will play one of the two leads.

Jason Segel Wants to Make His FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL Dracula Puppet Musical Into a Comedy Special

Jason Segel wants to make a special about bringing his fictional Forgetting Sarah Marhsall Dracula puppet musical to Broadway. Segel originally created the musical alone in his apartment while going through a 'slow period' in his career. After writing 'Dracula's Lament,' he brought the project to Judd Apatow, who used it for the film.

FROZEN 3 Is in the Works

A third Frozen movie is officially in the works! CEO Bob Iger announced the new flim during Disney's Q1 earnings call, stating that he will be able to share more about the production 'soon.' New Toy Story and Zooptopia films are also in the works.

Miracle Chance, Ellis Kirk & More to Join HEATHERS at The Other Palace This Month

Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.


Kristen Bell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Kristen Bell has not appeared in the West End

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