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Laura Bell Bundy

Also Credited As: Laura Bundy
 
Birth Place:
Lexington, KY, USA
Bio:
Laura Bell Bundy has originated the stage roles of Tina in Ruthless (Outer Critics/ Drama Desk Nominations), Amber in Broadway’s Hairspray, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical (Tony Nomination), played Glinda in Wicked and recently received an Ovation nomination for her role of Charity in ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: April 10, 1981 (41)

Birth Place: Lexington, KY, USA

Bio:
Laura Bell Bundy has originated the stage roles of Tina in Ruthless (Outer Critics/ Drama Desk Nominations), Amber in Broadway’s Hairspray, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical (Tony Nomination), played Glinda in Wicked and recently received an Ovation nomination for her role of Charity in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Trixie Norton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Elle Woods
  [Regional (US)]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 2004
Jane
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda (Standby) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Amber Von Tussle
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998
June
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Tina Denmark
  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Amber Von Tussle

Photos

Addyson Bell, Laura Bell Bundy and Kelly Lamor Wilson Photo

Addyson Bell, Laura Bell Bundy and Kelly Lamor Wilson

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Date:
02/25/2020
Laura Bell Bundy and Hutchi Hancock  Photo

Laura Bell Bundy and Hutchi Hancock

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Date:
09/09/2019
Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/per Photo

Chef Roy Choi, Jon Favreau, Hutchi Hancock, Laura Bell Bundy, Gina Torres, writer/performer John Leguizamo, actors Laurence Fishburne, Cedric the Entertainer, Nia Vardalos, Jeri Ryan, Edward James Olmos and Olympian Michelle Kwan

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Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Trixie Norton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Elle Woods

  [Regional (US)]
Reading, 2005
Performer

  [New York]
Workshop, 2004
Jane

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda (Standby) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Amber Von Tussle

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998
June

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Tina Denmark

  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Amber Von Tussle

Laura Bell Bundy Biography

Laura Bell Bundy has originated the stage roles of Tina in Ruthless (Outer Critics/ Drama Desk Nominations), Amber in Broadway‚Äôs Hairspray, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical (Tony Nomination), played Glinda in Wicked and recently received an Ovation nomination for her role of Charity in Reprise 2.0‚Äôs ‚ÄėSweet Charity.‚Äô

She’s appeared in over 100 hundred episodes of Television including roles on Perfect Harmony, Good Behavior, American Gods, How I Met Your Mother, The Guest Book, Angie Tribeca, Idiotsitter, Hart of Dixie, Fuller House, Documentary Now, AJ & The Queen, and Anger Management, and over a dozen television pilots that were not picked up! Films include Dream Girls, Jumanji, Life With Mikey, Adventures of Huck Finn, After The Reality, and the award-winning Beauty Mark among others.

Laura Bell has toured in concert worldwide since 2010. She's penned hundreds of songs as an EMI/Sony songwriter (2009-2016) including her Universal Records album, Achin‚Äô & Shakin‚Äô which debuted on Billboard‚Äôs Top 5 Country Music Chart, and has a gold record in Norway. She was nominated for CMT Breakout Video for Giddy On Up. Her Big Machine album ‚ÄúAnother Piece Of Me‚ÄĚ received rave reviews in 2015 with all four music videos written, directed, & produced by Bundy. Her music has been featured in several video games including Just Dance 3, Just Dance Now, and Guitar Hero.

In 2018, Laura Bell wrote and directed music/comedy videos for a Barefoot Wine campaign featuring Anna Ferris, Tituss Burgess, Cecily Strong, Chrissie Fit, and Yvonne Orji.

Laura Bell was the director/creator of Double Standards at The Town Hall, a sold-out concert for the advancement of women featuring Broadway stars, comedians, and pop artists including Sara Bareilles and Rosie O’Donnell. Double Standards was later founded as a charitable organization to benefit and empower women.

Laura Bell is the creator, composer and lyricist for Netflix‚Äôs ‚ÄúMashville‚ÄĚ. She is recently developed ‚ÄėGirl Time‚Äô ‚ÄĒ a women‚Äôs history sketch comedy show for Free Form as creator, writer and executive producer.

Laura Bell Bundy Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie)
Laura Bell Bundy, Legally Blonde
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Laura Bell Bundy, Legally Blonde The Musical

Laura Bell Bundy News

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 25, 2022

When Legally Blonde came out in 2001, its main character Elle Woods became an instant icon. Witty comebacks in hot pink stilettos, she tore down stereotypes and validated blondes across the world. She probably also inspired generations to pursue a law degree and not be intimidated to hide the multi-faceted human beings they can be.

BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy Presents BORN TO ENTERTAIN Concert at Holmdel Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy Presents BORN TO ENTERTAIN Concert at Holmdel Theatre Company 6/24
by Erica Handel - May 19, 2022

Laura Bell Bundy headlines Holmdel Theatre Company's next installment of its 'Broadway at the Barn' series on Friday, June 24. The Broadway favorite will perform a solo concert called 'Born to Entertain,' which takes audiences through a journey of her life and career.

Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON Photo Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Tony/Grammy Winning Superstar Jennifer Holliday joins 'The Roundtable with Robert Bannon' Thursday May 12th at 7pm EST on 'The Roundtable' YouTube Channel. Holliday, famous for her portrayal of Effie in 'Dreamgirls' recently released a brand new single 'So In Love' now streaming on all streaming platforms.

Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May Photo Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their May line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

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.¬†

BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy on How Multi-Camera Television is Similar to Broadway Photo BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy on How Multi-Camera Television is Similar to Broadway
by Michael Major - Mar 31, 2022

Tony-nominee Laura Bell Bundy stars as Rachel Raskin is Paramount Plus' new series, The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder. BroadwayWorld caught up with Bundy to discuss how the role relates to some of her past Broadway credits, how multi-camera television is similar to Broadway, and more. Watch the new interview now!

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42 Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their April line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

LISTEN: Celebrate Women's History Month with the Broadway Podcast Network Photo LISTEN: Celebrate Women's History Month with the Broadway Podcast Network
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

The Broadway Podcast Network has announced 'Celebrating Women's History,' a specially curated collection of episodes from BPN's hit podcasts featuring women, and celebrating women.

Laura Bell Bundy, Kimberley Locke & More Announced for The Green Room 42 March Lineup Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Kimberley Locke & More Announced for The Green Room 42 March Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their March line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

Interview: Choreographer William Carlos Angulo Talks The Muny's LEGALLY BLONDE Viral  Photo Interview: Choreographer William Carlos Angulo Talks The Muny's LEGALLY BLONDE Viral Dance Call Choreography
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 4, 2022

If you've been scrolling through TikTok this past week, you might have seen users on the app performing fast-paced steps, throwing smooth punches, and leaping through the air to the song 'Legally Blonde Remix' from the fan-favorite musical Legally Blonde. This choreography originally served as the dance call for The Muny's summer production, created by choreographer William Carlos Angulo, but it has quickly become the newest TikTok dance trend, resulting in thousands of videos on the popular app and a record number of auditions for the summer season received by the popular St. Louis theatre.

Laura Bell Bundy Videos

BWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy on How Multi-Camera Television is Similar to Broadway VideoBWW Interview: Laura Bell Bundy on How Multi-Camera Television is Similar to Broadway
by Michael Major - Mar 31, 2022

Tony-nominee Laura Bell Bundy stars as Rachel Raskin is Paramount Plus' new series, The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder. BroadwayWorld caught up with Bundy to discuss how the role relates to some of her past Broadway credits, how multi-camera television is similar to Broadway, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean, Kyle Dean Massey, Laura Bell Bundy, and More Support Orbit Arts VideoVIDEO: Shoshana Bean, Kyle Dean Massey, Laura Bell Bundy, and More Support Orbit Arts Academy
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2020

Broadway stars have come together for a new video in support of Orbit Arts Academy in Atlanta, GA.

VIDEO: LEGALLY BLONDE Delta Nu's Reunite for 'Omigod You Guys' Parody! VideoVIDEO: LEGALLY BLONDE Delta Nu's Reunite for 'Omigod You Guys' Parody!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

Check out this epic reunion of Legally Blonde The Musical original cast members Laura Bell Bundy, Annaleigh Ashford, Leslie Kritzer & Asmeret Ghebremichael as they parody 'OMIGOD U GUYS!' to teach you how to properly sanitize and wash your hands during the COVID-19 Pandemic!

Living Room Concerts: Laura Bell Bundy Sings From A CHORUS LINE VideoLiving Room Concerts: Laura Bell Bundy Sings From A CHORUS LINE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2020

For today's performance we've got Laura Bell Bundy singing 'What I Did For Love' from A CHORUS LINE!

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Laura Bell Bundy! VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Laura Bell Bundy!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2020

In 2004, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Laura Bell Bundy belts out a song she knew well- 'I Was Born to Entertain' from Ruthless.

BWW TV: Omigod You Guys! Watch Carrie St. Louis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Dan DeLuca & M VideoBWW TV: Omigod You Guys! Watch Carrie St. Louis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Dan DeLuca & More Belt Out LEGALLY BLONDE at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2019

OMIGOD YOU GUYS! The songs of Legally Blonde: The Musical just hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage. On Sunday night, Carrie St. Louis led a cast of Broadway and tour favorites in the music of the 7-time Tony-nominated hit musical.

BWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek at the West End's RUTHLESS, Now Streaming on BroadwayHD VideoBWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek at the West End's RUTHLESS, Now Streaming on BroadwayHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2019

Mother doesn't always know best as we see from the latest hit theater production to come to BroadwayHD. The 2018 West End production of the award-winning, darkly funny hit, Ruthless! The Musical, arrived exclusively on BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, on Valentine's Day.

VIDEO: Watch Laura Bell Bundy, Elizabeth Banks, Cecily Strong, & More in Barefoot's C VideoVIDEO: Watch Laura Bell Bundy, Elizabeth Banks, Cecily Strong, & More in Barefoot's CRUSHIN' IT Music Video
by Macon Prickett - May 25, 2018

Watch Barefoot's official music video for "Crushin' It" feat. The Slay Team also featuring Elizabeth Banks, Cecily Strong, Phoebe Robinson, Chrissie Fit, Laura Bell Bundy, & more!

'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE Video'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE STANDARDS Concert for Women
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2017

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Bundy about her current gig starring in The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse and her important upcoming Double Standards concert to celebrate women at NYC's Town Hall.

BWW TV: Bang-Zoom! Watch Highlights from THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoBWW TV: Bang-Zoom! Watch Highlights from THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, presents the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!


Laura Bell Bundy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Laura Bell Bundy been in?
Laura Bell Bundy has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Laura Bell Bundy been in?
Laura Bell Bundy has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Laura Bell Bundy been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for Legally Blonde and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Legally Blonde The Musical .