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Lauren Kennedy

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2009
Alice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
The Lady of the Lake [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
American Premiere, 2004
Nefertari
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Holly Golightly
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Amy Robbins
  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Performer
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2001
Ensign Nellie Forbush
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Daisy Hilton [Replacement]
Daisy Hilton (Standby)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
1st Masseuse
Mary
Betty Schaefer (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Fantine [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Zelda

Photos

David Adamson, Lauren Kennedy, Ray Dooley, Fergie L.Philippe, David Fine  Photo

David Adamson, Lauren Kennedy, Ray Dooley, Fergie L.Philippe, David Fine

From: 
Date:
11/21/2019
Adam Poole, Ray Dooley, Lauren Kennedy, David Adamson, Jeffrey Blair Cornell Photo

Adam Poole, Ray Dooley, Lauren Kennedy, David Adamson, Jeffrey Blair Cornell

From: 
Date:
11/21/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2009
Alice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
The Lady of the Lake [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
American Premiere, 2004
Nefertari

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Holly Golightly

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Amy Robbins

  [New York]
Reading, 2002
Performer

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2001
Ensign Nellie Forbush

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Daisy Hilton [Replacement]

Daisy Hilton (Standby)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1995
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
1st Masseuse

Mary

Betty Schaefer (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Fantine [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Zelda


Lauren Kennedy Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Lauren KennedyThe Rhythm Club

Lauren Kennedy News

Theatre Raleigh to Present THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG This Month Photo Theatre Raleigh to Present THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

Continuing their 2022 Main Stage Season, Theatre Raleigh will present The Play That Goes Wrong, directed by Theatre Raleigh favorite Tim Seib, from September 14th through 25th.

BWW Review: CITY OF ANGELS, Theatre Raleigh Photo BWW Review: CITY OF ANGELS, Theatre Raleigh
by Nicole Ackman - Aug 10, 2022

You could still smell the new paint in the newly refurbished theater during the opening night of Theatre Raleigh’s CITY OF ANGELS. It’s fitting that director and choreographer Lauren Kennedy Brady was fulfilling a dream of bringing this production to life while also debuting the company’s new theater.

Cast Announced for CITY OF ANGELS at Theatre Raleigh Photo Cast Announced for CITY OF ANGELS at Theatre Raleigh
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

Theatre Raleigh is continuing their 2022 Main Stage Season with the well-loved musical, City of Angels. Leading this production are Adam Halpin as Stine, Adam Monley (Broadway: Tootsie, Les Misérables) as Stone and Megan McGinnis (Broadway: Little Women, Side Show, Les Misérables) as Donna/Oolie. City of Angels opens August 3rd.

Janine DiVita Opens Up About Her Struggles And Setbacks At The Green Room 42 Photo Janine DiVita Opens Up About Her Struggles And Setbacks At The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

Broadway performer Janine DiVita (Jagged Little Pill, If/Then) joins Patrick Oliver Jones, host of the award-winning theater podcast Why I'll Never Make It, onstage for an evening of conversation and song at The Green Room 42 on June 8. It's also a bit of a reunion for DiVita and Jones as they performed together back in 2019 for Theatre Raleigh's production of Bridges of Madison County, directed by Lauren Kennedy.

DREAMGIRLS, SUNSET BOULEVARD & More Announced for North Carolina Theatre 2022-23 Seas Photo DREAMGIRLS, SUNSET BOULEVARD & More Announced for North Carolina Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

North Carolina Theatre, the region’s premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre, has announced their 2022-23 season sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh!

Janine DiVita & Joshua Morgan To Join WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT At The Green Room 42 Photo Janine DiVita & Joshua Morgan To Join WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT At The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Why I'll Never Make It podcast is going live again at The Green Room 42, this time with Broadway performers Joshua Morgan (Ain't Too Proud, LES MISERABLES) and Janine DiVita (Jagged Little Pit, If/Then).

VIDEO: Recap the Broadway Career of Two-Time Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz Photo VIDEO: Recap the Broadway Career of Two-Time Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz
by Team BWW - Feb 15, 2022

What do Fiyero, Alfred P. Doolittle, and Carl Hanratty have in common? They were all played by one of the brightest stars of stage and screen, Norbert Leo Butz. He has created some of Broadway's most beloved characters, and now Butz is lending his talents to Give or Take- a new movie that is in theaters now and arrives on DVD & Digital on February 22, 2022.

Theatre Raleigh Announces 2022 Main Stage Season Photo Theatre Raleigh Announces 2022 Main Stage Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

After their incredible 2021 season, Theatre Raleigh is already gearing up for their 2022 season with the announcement of the Main Stage lineup.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF CLAY Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF  Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; Theatre Raleigh's PEACE OF CLAY Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Lauren Kennedy Videos

DREAMGIRLS, SUNSET BOULEVARD & More Announced for North Carolina Theatre 2022-23 Seas VideoDREAMGIRLS, SUNSET BOULEVARD & More Announced for North Carolina Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

North Carolina Theatre, the region’s premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre, has announced their 2022-23 season sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh!

VIDEO: Original Jamie & Cathy, Norbert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy, Reunite to Sing T VideoVIDEO: Original Jamie & Cathy, Norbert Leo Butz and Lauren Kennedy, Reunite to Sing THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2021

Watch the original team of the world premiere production of Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS recently reunited for the 20th year anniversary! The online event featured never-before-told stories and two new performances of the musical's hit songs.

VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Releases New Music Video For 'Proof of Rain'! VideoVIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Releases New Music Video For 'Proof of Rain'!
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2020

Jeremy Schonfeld has released the music video for his new song 'Proof of Rain'! Schonfeld's upcoming album, Brooklyn to Beacon, is available on November 27.

VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Shares a New Song For the Trying Times VideoVIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Shares a New Song For the Trying Times
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

Composer/lyricist and performer Jeremy Schonfeld posted a video to Facebook, of himself playing a new song to help people cope with the trying times.

BWW Interview: Theatre Raleigh's Lauren Kennedy And Eric Woodall Talk BIG FISH, South VideoBWW Interview: Theatre Raleigh's Lauren Kennedy And Eric Woodall Talk BIG FISH, Southern Roots, and Family
by Lauren Van Hemert - Jul 7, 2018

Director Eric Woodall is no stranger to the musical, BIG FISH. In fact, he was the casting director for the Broadway musical version which opened in 2013. Now he is bringing his experience with the production to Theatre Raleigh. The show, which opens next week, features Theatre Raleigh's Artistic Director, Lauren Kennedy as Sandra. Woodall and Kennedy sat down with me to discuss BIG FISH, their Southern roots, and family. BIG FISH runs July 11 - 22nd at The Kennedy Theatre at The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, with a special post-show talk-back with Daniel Wallace, author of BIG FISH, July 19th and July 22nd (sold out). For more information visit, www.theatreraleigh.com.

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Alison Porter Delivers Moving Performance of 'Somewhere' on THE VOICE
by Caryn Robbins - May 24, 2016

On last night's finale round of NBC'sTHE VOICE, powerhouse singer and Broadway alum Alisan Porter delivered an emotional performance of 'Somewhere,' from WEST SIDE STORY. Later, Porter sang a duet of 'You've Got a Friend'

VIDEO: Broadway Vet Alisan Porter Delivers Powerhouse Rendition of 'Cry Baby' on THE VOICE
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 12, 2016

On last night's 'Live Playoff' round of competition on NBC's THE VOICE, powerhouse singer and Broadway vet Alisan Porter delivered an impressive cover of the Janis Joplin classic 'Cry Baby.'

VIDEO: Broadway Vet Alisan Porter Delivers Emotional Cover of 'River' on THE VOICE
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2016

On last night's THE VOICE, powerhouse singer and Broadway vet Alisan Porter selected a riskys ong for the knockout round, but delivered an emotional performance.

VIDEO: Broadway Veteran Alisan Porter Performs 'California Dreamin' on THE VOICE
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2016

On last night's THE VOICE on NBC, Broadway vet Alisan Porter faced off against Lacy Mandigo during Part 3 of the Battle Round competition.

VIDEO: Broadway Vet Alisan Porter Competes on New Season of THE VOICE; Watch Blind Audition
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 26, 2016

Porter appeared as 'Bebe' in the 2006 Broadway revival of A CHORUS LINE and will compete on this season of NBC's THE VOICE.


Lauren Kennedy Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lauren Kennedy been in?
Lauren Kennedy has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Lauren Kennedy been in?
Lauren Kennedy has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Lauren Kennedy's first West End show?
Lauren Kennedy's first West End show was South Pacific which opened in 2001

What awards has Lauren Kennedy been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Rhythm Club .