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Laura Osnes

 
Birth Place:
Burnsville, MN
Bio:
Laura was last seen on Broadway in Bandstand. Previously, she starred as the title role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations). She also starred in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), creating the role at ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: November 19, 1985 (36)

Birth Place: Burnsville, MN

Bio:
Laura was last seen on Broadway in Bandstand. Previously, she starred as the title role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations). She also starred in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), creating the role at ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
MCP Concert Presentation, 2019
Marguerite
  [Regional (US)]
World-premiere Concert Adaptation, 2018
Magnolia
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Julia Trojan
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Production, 2017
Polly Baker
  [Off-Broadway]
USS Intrepid Production, 2017
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere Production, 2015
Julia
  [Chicago]
Lyric Opera of Chicago Production, 2015
Julie Jordan
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Special Event, 2014
Performer
  [New York]
City Center Encores Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2014
Polly Peachum
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ella
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Bonnie Parker
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Hope Harcourt
  [Regional (US)]
Asolo Repertory Theatre, 2010
Bonnie Parker
  [New York]
Roundabout Reading, 2009
Bonnie
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2008
Ensign Nellie Forbush [Replacement]
Ensign Nellie Forbush [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Sandy Dumbrowski

Photos

Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, Joy Lenz, Laura Osnes, Nathan Johnson, Sanborn McGraw Photo

Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, Joy Lenz, Laura Osnes, Nathan Johnson, Sanborn McGraw

From: 
Date:
11/22/2021
Eric Jordan Young, Bradley Dean, Laura Osnes, Shayna Steele, Telly Leung and Mandy Go Photo

Eric Jordan Young, Bradley Dean, Laura Osnes, Shayna Steele, Telly Leung and Mandy Gonzalez

From: 
Date:
05/21/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
MCP Concert Presentation, 2019
Marguerite

  [Regional (US)]
World-premiere Concert Adaptation, 2018
Magnolia

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Julia Trojan

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Production, 2017
Polly Baker

  [Off-Broadway]
USS Intrepid Production, 2017
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere Production, 2015
Julia

  [Chicago]
Lyric Opera of Chicago Production, 2015
Julie Jordan

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Special Event, 2014
Performer

  [New York]
City Center Encores Concert, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2014
Polly Peachum

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ella

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Bonnie Parker

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Hope Harcourt

  [Regional (US)]
Asolo Repertory Theatre, 2010
Bonnie Parker

  [New York]
Roundabout Reading, 2009
Bonnie

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2008
Ensign Nellie Forbush [Replacement]

Ensign Nellie Forbush [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Sandy Dumbrowski

Laura Osnes Biography

Laura was last seen on Broadway in Bandstand. Previously, she starred as the title role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations). She also starred in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), creating the role at Asolo Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award). She appeared as Hope Harcourt in the Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Award nominations) and Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theater's production of South Pacific, and made her Broadway debut as Sandy in the most recent revival of Grease. Other New York/regional credits include the Broadway-bound musical The Bandstand at Paper Mill Playhouse; The Threepenny Opera (Drama Desk Award nomination) at Atlantic Theater Company; City Center Encores! productions of The Band Wagon, Randy Newman's Faust, and Pipe Dream; The Sound of Music in concert at Carnegie Hall; Carousel opposite Steven Pasquale at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Broadway: Three Generations at the Kennedy Center.

Osnes has performed frequently in the Broadway Princess Party show that premiered at Feinstein's/54 Below, which she also hosts and co-developed. She also performs in this show on the road consistently with fellow performers such as Susan Egan, Courtney Reed, Christy Altomare, Liz Callaway, Arielle Jacobs, Annalise van der Pol, Ben Rauhala, Corey Cott, Adam Jacobs, and Adam Kaplan.

On television, she has been seen on the CBS series "Elementary," in the HBO pilot "The Miraculous Year," Sondheim: The Birthday Concert at Avery Fisher Hall, HBO's documentary Six By Sondheim and "The Kennedy Center Honors" salutes to Barbara Cook (2011) and Dustin Hoffman (2012). Her many concerts and cabarets include performing with Michael Feinstein, the New York Philharmonic, The New York Pops, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Boston Pops, and the Pasadena Pops, as well as appearing in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Cafe Carlyle, 54 Below, Lincoln Center, NJPAC, The Smith Center in Las Vegas, and MN Orchestra Hall.

In addition to being heard on several cast recordings, Laura has two solo albums, Dream A Little Dream: Live at The Cafe Carlyle and If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston.

Laura Osnes Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Bandstand
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Laura Osnes, Bandstand
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, The Threepenny Opera
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Cinderella
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Laura Osnes, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Cinderella
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Bonnie & Clyde
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Anything Goes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Osnes, Anything Goes

Laura Osnes News

Moonlight Stage Productions Presents Reimagined CINDERELLA Photo Moonlight Stage Productions Presents Reimagined CINDERELLA
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

A trio of creatives are making their Moonlight debuts and are leading Moonlight Stage Productions‚Äô second show of its 41st¬†summer season, Rodgers and Hammerstein‚Äôs ‚ÄúCinderella‚ÄĚ with performances June 8 ‚Äď 25 at 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Featured amongst the cast are some of San Diego‚Äôs most treasured theatre veterans in starring roles.

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Limited Series Photo Jennifer Lopez to Produce Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Limited Series
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Productions is set to partner with Concord Theatricals and Skydance TV for a new limited series based on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Rachel Shukert, who recently created the Babysitter's Club on Netflix, will adapt the musical for television. The project is the first in a deal between Lopez, Skydance, and Concord.

Drummer, Vocalist, and Composer Releases Track from Upcoming LP, "I Believe" Photo Drummer, Vocalist, and Composer Releases Track from Upcoming LP, "I Believe"
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Today, drummer, vocalist, and composer Bryan Carter released his rendition of the Burt Bacharach & Carol Beyer Seger-penned composition ‚ÄúMaking Love.‚ÄĚ The song is the third single from Carter‚Äôs upcoming LP I Believe, due out June 2022 via La Reserve Records. ‚ÄúIt was, and will always be, a very special song to me‚ÄĚ Carter told Jazziz.¬†Listen to ‚ÄúMaking Love‚ÄĚ by Bryan Carter.¬†

BWW Exclusive: GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT! Cast Reunites After Watching AMERI Photo BWW 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.

BWW Review: BONNIE & CLYDE, Arts Theatre Photo BWW Review: BONNIE & CLYDE, Arts Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 20, 2022

Stop the press! The most renowned victims of the romanticisation of violence have taken up residence in London. The Arts theatre - former home of the worldwide hit Six - is now housing the West End debut of Bonnie and Clyde.

BWW Interview: MISS AMERICA 2022 EMMA BROYLES and Musical Theatre Photo BWW Interview: MISS AMERICA 2022 EMMA BROYLES and Musical Theatre
by Jared Fessler - Apr 17, 2022

This past year, thousands of young women competed to become Miss America and on December 16th, 2021, as the organization celebrated its 100 the Anniversary, Emma Broyles from Anchorage, Alaska became the first Miss Alaska to earn the coveted Miss America crown and was awarded a record $100,000 in scholarship assistance. A gifted vocalist, for the talent portion of the Miss America competition, Broyles sang, 'Let Me Be Your Star' from the NBC television show, 'Smash.'

BWW Review: DISNEY PRINCESS: THE CONCERT in Minneapolis at State Theatre Photo BWW Review: DISNEY PRINCESS: THE CONCERT in Minneapolis at State Theatre
by Jared F - Mar 17, 2022

Broadway Princess royalty comes to Minneapolis at the State Theatre on March 17, 2022 for Disney Princess: The Concert.

BWW Interview: Cindy Goldfield of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Offers a Fresh Take on Ro Photo BWW Interview: Cindy Goldfield of A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING Offers a Fresh Take on Rodgers & Hammerstein
by Jim Munson - Mar 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to director & choreographer Cindy Goldfield about 42nd Street Moon's production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical revue 'A Grand Night for Singing' running at the Gateway Theatre to March 27.

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Return to Bemelmans at The Carlyle Hotel Photo Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Return to Bemelmans at The Carlyle Hotel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

For the tenth year in a row, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel with their evening of swinging standards on Sundays, March 13, 20, 27, May 1, 22 and 29, from 9pm to midnight.  Bassist Steve Doyle will once again join the duo. 

Tim Scott Assumes New Role At Music Theater Heritage Photo Tim Scott Assumes New Role At Music Theater Heritage
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2022

Music Theater Heritage¬†announces the promotion of Tim Scott to the position of Chief Executive/Artistic Director. In this capacity, Scott will serve as the top executive of the organization and guide the vision and goals for MTH ‚Äď with continued emphasis on exceptional patron experiences and serving the needs of the Greater Kansas City community.

Laura Osnes 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: Get A First Look At Barrington Stage's Aaron Tveit Live Concert VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Barrington Stage's Aaron Tveit Live Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2021

Barrington Stage Company will make Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert available to stream on demand for one weekend only, September 9-12, 2021.

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER  VideoVIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens Performs 'Fame' Honor Debbie Allen at the 2021 KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

Watch the vibrant performance honoring Allen here, featuring a professional ensemble that mirrors the energy and precision of the dancers in the iconic original film.

VIDEO: Aaron Tveit, Laura Osnes, Derek Hough, & More Pay Tribute to Dick Van Dyke at  VideoVIDEO: Aaron Tveit, Laura Osnes, Derek Hough, & More Pay Tribute to Dick Van Dyke at THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2021

In an additional honor, Derek Hough, Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Pentatonix, and a vibrant danse ensemble recreated 'Step In Time' from Mary Poppins.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop! VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Sings Reimagined 'Shall We Dance?' For R&H Goes Pop!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2021

In celebration of the¬†R&H Goes Pop!¬†album drop this coming¬†Friday, March 26,¬†the video of¬†Ariana DeBose‚Äôs¬†pop-fueled reimagination of ‚ÄúShall We Dance?‚ÄĚ has been released.

VIDEO: Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Perform a Mashup of 'Ten Minutes Ago' and 'You VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Perform a Mashup of 'Ten Minutes Ago' and 'You Are Never Away'
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, who starred on Broadway together in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, teamed up for a new socially distanced mashup! The pair sang their rendition of 'Ten Minutes Ago' from Cinderella along with 'You Are Never Away' from Allegro!

Broadway Rewind: Laura Osnes Sings 'Dyin' Ain't So Bad' and More from BONNIE & CLYDE VideoBroadway Rewind: Laura Osnes Sings 'Dyin' Ain't So Bad' and More from BONNIE & CLYDE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, with scenes from the musical Bonnie & Clyde, including Laura Osnes' show-stopping number 'Dyin' Ain't So Bad.'

VIDEO: Laura Osnes Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 6, 2020

Tune in right here as he chats with one of Broadway's most enchanting leading ladies, Laura Osnes, who will perform a very special concert tonight, November 6 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series.

VIDEO: Laura Osnes & Aaron Tveit Sing 'Winter Wonderland' From ONE ROYAL HOLIDAY VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes & Aaron Tveit Sing 'Winter Wonderland' From ONE ROYAL HOLIDAY
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2020

Aaron Tveit and Laura Osnes are getting into the holiday spirit with their version of 'Winter Wonderland,' promoting their upcoming Hallmark movie 'One Royal Holiday.'

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of ONE ROYAL HOLIDAY With Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of ONE ROYAL HOLIDAY With Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2020

Hallmark has released a new video of Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit behind the scenes while filming their upcoming film, One Royal Holiday.


Laura Osnes Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Laura Osnes been in?
Laura Osnes has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

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

What awards has Laura Osnes been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bandstand , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Bandstand , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Threepenny Opera , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Cinderella , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cinderella , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bonnie & Clyde Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anything Goes and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Anything Goes .