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Megan Lawrence

 
Bio:
At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
McDuff
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Original Broadway Production, 2016
Louise
  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Buddahdalirama
Mother
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Buddahdalirama
Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2008
Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Gloria
  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Gladys
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Lucetta
Lucetta
  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Production, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium [Replacement]
Little Sally [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs. Millennium
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
Gladys Antrobus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Old Couple (Woman) [Replacement]
Whore [Replacement]
Woman Worker [Replacement]
Eponine [Replacement]
Eponine [Replacement]
Eponine [Replacement]
Eponine (Understudy) [Replacement]
Cosette (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

Photos

The Cast of Scotland, Pa. that includes Jeb Bron, Jay Armstrong Johnson Taylor Iman J Photo

The Cast of Scotland, Pa. that includes Jeb Bron, Jay Armstrong Johnson Taylor Iman Jones, Lacretta, Megan Lawrence, Ryan McCartan, Will Meyers, Wong Ogunfowara, David Rossmer, Alysha Umphress and Kaleb Wells take opening night bows

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10/24/2019
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Megan Lawrence and Jay Armstrong Johnson Photo

Megan Lawrence and Jay Armstrong Johnson

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10/24/2019
The Cast of Scotland, Pa. that includes Jeb Bron, Jay Armstrong Johnson Taylor Iman J Photo

The Cast of Scotland, Pa. that includes Jeb Bron, Jay Armstrong Johnson Taylor Iman Jones, Lacretta, Megan Lawrence, Ryan McCartan, Will Meyers, Wong Ogunfowara, David Rossmer, Alysha Umphress and Kaleb Wells take opening night bows

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10/24/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
McDuff

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Original Broadway Production, 2016
Louise

  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Buddahdalirama

Mother

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Buddahdalirama

Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2008
Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Gloria

  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Gladys

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Lucetta

Lucetta

  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Production, 2003
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium [Replacement]

Little Sally [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs. Millennium

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
Gladys Antrobus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Old Couple (Woman) [Replacement]

Whore [Replacement]

Woman Worker [Replacement]

Eponine [Replacement]

Eponine [Replacement]

Eponine [Replacement]

Eponine (Understudy) [Replacement]

Cosette (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer

Megan Lawrence Biography

At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical. She played the daughter in Kander and Ebb's Over and Over in 1999.

She played Frenchy in a Grease national tour and made her Broadway debut as a replacement for various characters in the original Broadway production of Les Misérables, playing Eponine in 1998 and 1999. She was in the original Off-Broadway cast of Urinetown and returned to the show on Broadway as a replacement, eventually playing Little Sally in 2002 and 2003.

Other roles include Hillary Clinton in Monica! The Musical at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and a role in O. Henry's Lovers at the Goodspeed Playhouse in 2003. In 2005, she was in Two Gentlemen of Verona in the role of "Lucetta", produced by The Public Theater at the Delacorte Theater (New York City).

On television, she has appeared as Joyce on the TV soap opera One Life to Live.

Lawrence was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Gladys in the 2006 Broadway revival of The Pajama Game. She also played Mother and Buddahdalirama in the 2009 revival of Hair.

Megan Lawrence Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Megan Lawrence, The Pajama Game
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Megan Lawrence, The Pajama Game
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Megan LawrenceCabaret
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical Gold Star
Megan LawrenceInto the Woods
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical
Megan LawrenceCompany

Megan Lawrence News

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2021

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, on this day in 2009, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years.

Theater Stories: THE PAJAMA GAME's Box Office Record, Diane Paulus' 1776 Revival & Mo Photo Theater Stories: THE PAJAMA GAME's Box Office Record, Diane Paulus' 1776 Revival & More About The American Airlines Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the American Airlines Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays to grace the stage, including 12 Angry Men, The Constant Wife and more; the theatre's upcoming shows 1776 and Birthday Candles, and much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 20- with Adam Pascal, Eva Noblezada and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 20- with Adam Pascal, Eva Noblezada and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 20, 2020

Today (November 20) in live streaming: Adam Pascal visits Backstage Live, Beetlejuice reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 5, 2020

Lea Salonga, FIDDLER Doc, and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Announced for Great Performances F Photo Lea Salonga, FIDDLER Doc, and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Announced for Great Performances Fall Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2020

The PBS series Great Performances has announced the lineup for its fourth annual Broadway's Best November series.

BroadwayHD Will Celebrate the Best of Broadway With a Special Tony Award Playlist Fea Photo BroadwayHD Will Celebrate the Best of Broadway With a Special Tony Award Playlist Featuring FALSETTOS, INDECENT & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

BroadwayHD, the premier streaming platform for live theater, is honoring Broadway's biggest night with an award-worthy lineup of programming. Starting June 1, Tony Award¬ģ-winning and nominated performances will be highlighted each day leading up to the originally scheduled Tony Awards¬ģ on June 7.

Final Two Weeks to See Roundabout's THE ROSE TATTOO and SCOTLAND, PA Photo Final Two Weeks to See Roundabout's THE ROSE TATTOO and SCOTLAND, PA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will conclude its critically acclaimed fall productions, The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams, directed by Trip Cullman, and the new musical Scotland, PA featuring a book by Michael Mitnick and music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, on Sunday, December 8.

Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Rea Photo Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Julia Coffey And Lynette Freeman Headline Preview Reading Of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 24, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA opened officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

Wake Up With BWW 10/23: SCOTLAND, PA Opens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/23: SCOTLAND, PA Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Today's top stories: Scotland, PA officially opens tonight, and more!

Megan Lawrence Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Priceand choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTL VideoBWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 15, 2019

Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring  cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, Deborah S. Craig, Raymond J. Lee, Sarah Lynn Marion, Destinee Rea, and Sevan Greene. Watch below as they sing 'Why I Love Football,' 'What We've Got,' and Clairvoyant.'

BWW TV: Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Inn with BroadwayHD VideoBWW TV: Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Inn with BroadwayHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2018

If you're a Broadway fan, there's only one place that you should be spending the Thanksgiving... HOLIDAY INN of course! And BroadwayHD is how you get there. So, join Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu. Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Lee Wilkof, and more for Irving Berlin's classic trip through the holidays.

BWW TV: Jonathan Groff, Caissie Levy & More Let the Sun Shine in Again at 50th Annive VideoBWW TV: Jonathan Groff, Caissie Levy & More Let the Sun Shine in Again at 50th Anniversary of HAIR- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2017

Last night The Public Theater celebrated the 50th Anniversary of HAIR, the American tribal love-rock musical that originally opened at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. The one-night-only benefit performance, directed by Diane Paulus, took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with the Cast and Creative Team Behind Broadway's HOLIDAY VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with the Cast and Creative Team Behind Broadway's HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is available now on CD, online and in stores, via Ghostlight Records. Check out a special new 'Making of the Cast Album' video, featuring exclusive footage from the recording session and stage production, plus commentary from the cast and creative team, below!

VIDEO: 'Shake the Blues Away' Inside the Studio with HOLIDAY INN; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Ghostlight Records has released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn in digital formats today, Friday, June 2. The CD version will be available online and in stores on Friday, July 21. The album will feature a 16-page full color booklet with a synopsis and liner notes from Ted Chapin, President of Rodgers & Hammerstein, an Imagem Company. Go inside the recording studio for the album in the video below!

VIDEO: Celebrate This Mother's Day Watch the Moms of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Interview Your Favorite Broadway Moms
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2017

Happy (almost) Mother's Day everyone! To celebrate, the mom's of this year's hit show DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Jennifer Laura Thompson and Rachel Bay Jones, donned matching shirts and chatted with some of Broadway's most notable real life mothers.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out: HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years. The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. Its groundbreaking rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. Now, the 'Age of Aquarius' dawns again in this jubilant new production directed by Diane Paulus, with choreography by Karole Armitage. HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and music by Galt MacDermot.

VIDEO: Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu & Cast Perform HOLIDAY INN Medley on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2016

Below, watch Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer and the ensemble cast perform a medley from the show on this morning's TODAY!


Megan Lawrence Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Megan Lawrence been in?
Megan Lawrence has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Megan Lawrence been in?
Megan Lawrence has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Megan Lawrence's first West End show?
Megan Lawrence's first West End show was Hair which opened in 2010

What awards has Megan Lawrence been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Pajama Game , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Pajama Game , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Cabaret Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Into the Woods and Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Company .

What awards has Megan Lawrence won?
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Into the Woods.