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Laurie Wells is a singer and actress who resides in New York City. Originally from Southern California, Laurie has been performing in the US and internationally for over 20 years. She performed in the National Tour and Broadway companies of Mamma Mia! as Donna Sheridan, and also toured the country with the Broadway hit Swing! Off- Broadway/Select Regional: The Full Monty (Vicki, Maine State/Fulton), Women in Jeopardy (Liz, Geva Theatre, Cape Playhouse), The Addams Family (Alice, Ogunquit Playhouse), Sing For Your Shakespeare (Westport Playhouse), Always, Rachel (Rachel Carson, NYMF), Our Sinatra (54Below), City of Angels (Bobbi/Gabby, Goodspeed), 42nd Street (Dorothy, Goodspeed and Riverside Theatre), Ragtime (Mother, Hangar Theatre), Pure Country (Harley, Casa Manana), Dames at Sea (Mona, Bay Street Theatre), I Got Merman (Stamford PAC). Laurie has had the pleasure of singing at the Grand Ole Opry, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, and on the high seas with her one-woman show on Princess Cruises. She can currently be seen starring in Trip of Love in NYC at Stage 42: a journey through the 60’s with song and dance. Visit

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[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016


Mme. Baurel (Understudy) [Replacement]

Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Ensemble [Replacement]

Donna Sheridan (Understudy) [Replacement]

Rosie (Understudy) [Replacement]

Tanya (Understudy) [Replacement]

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BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST REVUE

The Broadway World Award nominees for BEST REVUE are some of the best entertainment to be found on the small venue stages, year in and year out. Audiences try to never miss these group shows with particular themes.

BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST ENSEMBLE SOLOIST

The Broadway World Awards had a flood of nominations for singers working with a company of other performers who caught the attention of someone in the audience. These videos will show why.

BD Wong, Jelani Remy and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BOOSTS BETHEL

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts today announced that the nonprofit cultural organization, together with a talented collection of Broadway stars, Emmy and Tony winners, and songwriters, will present Broadway Boosts Bethel on October 22nd at 7:00 PM.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Sixteen

Continuing our ongoing look at the great wealth of talent in the cabaret community, Stephen Mosher provides another Pandemic Playlist

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced their lineup of artists for March 16 through March 29: 

BWW Review: NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONG BOOK Brings Cheer at Birdland; Crowds Cheer Marilyn Maye At Dizzy's

Birdland collects songs about NYC in the return of the three-singer revue New York: Big City Songbook the same week that Marilyn Maye reigned supreme once again at Dizzy's. Lots of solid entertainment.

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Laurie Wells about her Career, Shadow Star

On this special 50th episode of West of Broadway, we head east to the 5th annual Broadway Con in New York City to celebrate musical theater with thousands of super fans! This being our 50th episode, we wanted to do something special, so we caught up with Broadway veteran Laurie Wells to talk careers, our love for musical theater and her partnership with a brand-new mentoring app called Shadow Star!

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs. 

BWW Feature: A Thousand (Or More) Words About Cabaret in 2019

Stephen Mosher looks back at the cabaret scene, as captured by his camera in 2019

BWW Review: NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK Shines Like the Top of the Crysler Building at Birdland

The revue NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK may be a perfect musical guide for tourists, but anyone who loves NYC is going to love this show in residence at famed Birdland nightclub.

BIG CITY SONGBOOK Returns To Birdland

Deborah Grace Winer kicks off a new season of the monthly love letter to New York City, when the acclaimed musical revue 'NEW YORK: BIG CITY SONGBOOK' returns to Birdland Theatre on Sunday, November 3rd at 7 pm starring Klea Blackhurst, Nicolas King and Laurie Wells plus Joe Davidian on piano and Jay Leonhart on bass and vocals. Mark Waldrop directs with musical arrangements by John Oddo. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street, NYC.

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at North Shore Music Theatre

Disney's Freaky Friday just opened at North Shore Music Theatre. Based on the 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers. It was then made into a movie by Disney in 1976 staring Jody Foster and Barbara Harris, with a less memorable movie remake in 2018. It is now a newly created, fun family musical with all the bells and whistles.

Photo Flash: North Shore Music Theatre Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY is now playing at North Shore Music Theatre thru July 21 2019. For tickets and information call (978) 232-7200, visit, or visit the box office at 62 Dunham Rd., Beverly, MA.

North Shore Music Theatre Mixes Things Up With Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2019 Musical Season with Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, a brand-new motherdaughter body swap musical playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, July 9 thru Sunday, July 21, 2019. Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY is sponsored by Big Jim's Auto Body.

ONLY YESTERDAY Heads to New York This Fall and World Premiere of VENUS RISING Takes the Main Stage

As the sixth annual New Works Now new play festival commences, Northern Stage is thrilled to announce its third Off-Broadway production, Only Yesterday by Hollywood writer Bob Stevens, and bring another world premiere to the main stage, Venus Rising by local playwright Marisa Smith.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RTC's LEND ME A TENOR

The Resident Theatre Company presents 'Lend Me a Tenor', the show that catapulted RTC Founder Kristin McLaughlin Mitchell's directing career when she joined the directing team of the Broadway production. 'Lend Me a Tenor', is a hilarious farce complete with comic mishaps, elaborate costumes, surprising plot twists, slamming doors and mistaken identities.

BWW Review: LEND ME A TENOR at Resident Theatre Company

Lend me a Tenor is an ebullient and highly professional production. The Resident Theater Company have a hit on their hands, and the town of West Chester should be proud to own a tiny slice of Broadway.

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Returning Guest Laurie Wells, New Correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara

On this episode of West of Broadway, we catch up with our very first guest, Laurie Wells and we introduce our listeners to our new correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara.


In 1928, George Gershwin composed 'An American in Paris' inspired by the time he spent there. It wasn't until 1951 that An American in Paris hit the movie screen starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron as directed by Vincente Minnelli.


How many Broadway shows has Laurie Wells been in?

Laurie Wells has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Laurie Wells been in?

Laurie Wells has not appeared in the West End.

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