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Kristine Bendul

 
Bio:
Kristine Bendul, most recently seen on NBC’s “Smash,” has Broadway credits that include Come Fly Away, Movin’ Out, Man of La Mancha, Swing, On the Town, and The King & I. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Performer for her role in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kristine Bendul, most recently seen on NBC’s “Smash,” has Broadway credits that include Come Fly Away, Movin’ Out, Man of La Mancha, Swing, On the Town, and The King & I. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Performer for her role in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2016
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Slim (Alternate)
Performer (Swing)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2004
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Pas de Deux Dancer
Diamond Eddie Girl
Dance Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Ensemble [Replacement]
Archer [Replacement]
Archer (ballet) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Dancer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Dancer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2013]
Assistant Choreographer

Photos

Kristine Bendul and Waldemar Quinones-Villanue… Tricia Baron Photo

Kristine Bendul and Waldemar Quinones-Villanue… Tricia Baron

From: 
Date:
05/28/2021
Abdiel Jacobsen and Kristine Bendul in The Color Iz at The Stonewall Inn. Photo by Ci Photo

Abdiel Jacobsen and Kristine Bendul in The Color Iz at The Stonewall Inn. Photo by Cindy Sibilsky.

From: 
Date:
08/27/2019
Kristine Bendul, Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva and Ryan Daniel Beck performing Arte Ph Photo

Kristine Bendul, Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva and Ryan Daniel Beck performing Arte Phillips' "Menage a Trios" at the Dancers For Good Benefit 2019. Photo by Shin Kurokawa.

From: 
Date:
07/28/2019
Kristine Bendul and Noah Racey; Photo by Charr Crail Photo

Kristine Bendul and Noah Racey; Photo by Charr Crail

From: 
Date:
06/13/2018
Stuart Marland, Kristine Bendul and Noah Racey; Photo by Charr Crail Photo

Stuart Marland, Kristine Bendul and Noah Racey; Photo by Charr Crail

From: 
Date:
06/13/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2016
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Slim (Alternate)

Performer (Swing)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2004
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

Performer (Swing)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Pas de Deux Dancer

Diamond Eddie Girl

Dance Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Ensemble [Replacement]

Archer [Replacement]

Archer (ballet) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Dancer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Dancer

Productions

Assistant Choreographer

Kristine Bendul Biography

Kristine Bendul, most recently seen on NBC’s “Smash,” has Broadway credits that include Come Fly Away, Movin’ Out, Man of La Mancha, Swing, On the Town, and The King & I. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Performer for her role in the 1st National Tour of Movin’ Out, performed in Lincoln Center’sCamelot, and appeared in four New York City Center Encore productions: On the Town, No Strings, Golden Boy, andOne Touch of Venus.

Kristine Bendul Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Kristine BendulMovin' Out

Kristine Bendul News

Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Alan Henry - Apr 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Drury Lane Theatre opens its 2022/2023 season with the celebrated Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

NYC Artist Corps Members Are Offering 100+ Free Public Engagements Across the City Th Photo NYC Artist Corps Members Are Offering 100+ Free Public Engagements Across the City Through the End of September
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

This month, New Yorkers can enjoy more than 100 free visual art, music, dance, theater, and multidisciplinary public programs being offered by members of the New York City Artist Corps.

Photo Flash: Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs & More Celebrate Opening of  Photo Photo Flash: Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs & More Celebrate Opening of THE BLUES BROTHERS at Radial Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

Radial Park opened its latest cinemersive experience last night with the iconic, blockbuster, fan-favorite film, The Blues Brothers! The Blues Brothers, features a live band and theatrical performances seamless timed in-sync with the movie in a one-of-a-kind hybrid mashup. The Blues Brothers, is directed by Kristine Bendul and Waldemar QuinonesVillanueva, and features a cast that includes Broadway's Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs, F. Michael Haynie, Brian Charles Johnson, and Antoine L. Smith, along with Ladonna Burns and Anne Fraser Thomas.

BWW Interview: Charity Angel Dawson Talks Taking on Aretha Franklin Role in THE BLUES Photo BWW Interview: Charity Angel Dawson Talks Taking on Aretha Franklin Role in THE BLUES BROTHERS at Radial Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

Radial Park has brought us The Phantom of the Opera, Purple Rain, Selena and more through their 'Broadway at the Drive-In' series, and now they're back with a live, 'cinemersive' production of The Blues Brothers, opening Thursday, May 27 at 8:00 PM! 

THE BLUES BROTHERS Starring Nick Rashad Burroughs, Charity Angel Dawson, & More Opens Photo THE BLUES BROTHERS Starring Nick Rashad Burroughs, Charity Angel Dawson, & More Opens This Thursday at Radial Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Radial Park will open its latest cinemersive experience this Thursday, May 27 at 8:00 PM with the iconic, blockbuster, fan-favorite film, The Blues Brothers, as it continues its “Broadway at the Drive-In” programming at Halletts Point Play, graciously provided by the Durst Organization.

Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs, and More Set For THE BLUES BROTHERS at R Photo Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs, and More Set For THE BLUES BROTHERS at Radial Park
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021

The cast has been announced for this spring's The Blues Brothers, the latest “Broadway at the Drive-In” cinemersive experience at Radial Park as it continues its residency at Halletts Point Play.

Ballroom Dancers Who Challenge Convention Appear in Residence at BST Photo Ballroom Dancers Who Challenge Convention Appear in Residence at BST
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

While Bridge Street Theatre's initial Dance Residency Initiative has been completed, the Catskill performance space is continuing to make its facility available to artists developing new work

SAMSON THE WRESTLING MUSICAL Streams For Free Photo SAMSON THE WRESTLING MUSICAL Streams For Free
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2020

This new musical with book, lyrics and music by Dustin Ceithamer, set in the eccentric world of 1980's Wrestling, features Nick Rashad Burroughs, Blaine Alden Krauss, AJ Rafael, Correy West, Jamari Johnson Williams,  Adrianna Rose Lyons, Dexter McKinney Jr., Karl Warden, Matthew Ballestero and more!

VIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen! Photo VIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020

Georgian-born folk/indie artist Nainnoh has just released a new music video! Entitled “Run,” the intimate video is a collaboration between Nainnoh and two dancers who perform with Twyla Tharp and Martha Graham: Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen. The music also features composer John Sully playing a traditional, recorder-like Georgian instrument known as the Salamuri.

Kristine Bendul Videos

VIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen! VideoVIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020

Georgian-born folk/indie artist Nainnoh has just released a new music video! Entitled “Run,” the intimate video is a collaboration between Nainnoh and two dancers who perform with Twyla Tharp and Martha Graham: Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen. The music also features composer John Sully playing a traditional, recorder-like Georgian instrument known as the Salamuri.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Watch Melissa Errico & Richard Troxell in Rehearsal for Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2016

Next up in the Encores! season is Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Claybourne Elder, Melissa Errico, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Cass Morgan, Richard Poe, Michael Rosen, Sarah Stiles, and Richard Troxell. The ensemble includes Kristine Bendul, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Jenny Laroche, Jennifer Locke, Nathan Madden, Skye Mattox, Devin Roberts, Manny Stark, and Alex Wong.

STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY BARES 25th Recap - Celebrating 222 of New York's Sexiest Dancers!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2015

The 25th epic edition of Broadway Bares celebrated the golden age of Broadway with an evening of ripped dancers, cheeky choreographers and sumptuous showgirls on Sunday, June 21, 2015, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.  Check out the video below!

VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen, Joe Carroll Perform '10 Minutes Ago' on Today
by Caryn Robbins - May 12, 2014

As part of TODAY's 'Best of Broadway' series the cast of CINDERELLA performed the song '10 Minutes Ago' from the production.

BWW TV: CINDERELLA Brings Fairytale Magic to BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2013

Featured in yesterday's event was the cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Ann Harada, Jill Abramovitz, Kristine Bendul, Stephanie Gibson, Shonica Gooden, Kendal Hartse, Laura Irion, Linda Mugleston, Kirstin Tucker, Andy Jones, Heidi Giberson), who performed 'Stepsister's Lament' and 'Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?' Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: CINDERELLA's Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Sing 'Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?' on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2013

The stars of the hit musical Cinderella -- Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Santino Fontana (Prince Topher) -- performed 'Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?' live in studio on NBC's the Today Show this morning, March 22. Check out the full performance below!

BWW TV: Paper Mill's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2011

Directed by Mark Waldrop, with choreography by Vince Pesce, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will run at Paper Mill Playhouse's Millburn theater from March 16 through April 10, 2011. The company gave a performance preview in New York this morning and brings you a look below!

NEW BLOG - 'Badass Babes Savin' The Day' -- CHIX 6, The ROXPERIENCE WEEK 5
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 17, 2010

BWW is excited to present a new blog, which will follow the Early Stages of CHIX 6, a new multi-genre rock musical written and composed by Lourds Lane (lead singer and multi-instrumentalist from the national touring band, LOURDS) and directed by DJ Salisbury which is now being workshopped...

BWW TV Flashback: Opening Night of COME FLY AWAY!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2010

COME FLY AWAY will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday, September 5 at the Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway at 46th Street) after 26 previews and 187 regular performances. Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp and featuring vocals by Frank Sinatra, COME FLY AWAY will launch a national tour in May, 2011 in Chicago. More details on this extensive, multi-city national tour will be announced at a later date.


Kristine Bendul Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kristine Bendul been in?
Kristine Bendul has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Kristine Bendul been in?
Kristine Bendul has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kristine Bendul been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Movin' Out .