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Phillipa Soo

 
Birth Place:
Libertyville, IL
Bio:
Phillipa Soo is best known for her lead role as Eliza in Broadway's critically acclaimed show Hamilton, which she joined shortly after its inception. For her performance, she won the 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Lead Actress in a Musical and was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award. Soo can be seen ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: May 31, 1990 (32)

Birth Place: Libertyville, IL

Bio:
Phillipa Soo is best known for her lead role as Eliza in Broadway's critically acclaimed show Hamilton, which she joined shortly after its inception. For her performance, she won the 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Lead Actress in a Musical and was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award. Soo can be seen ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Cinderella
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Inez Milholland
Inez Milholland
  [Off-Broadway]
Clubbed Thumb's Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Cast
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Rebecca
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Amelie
  [Los Angeles]
Center Theatre Group Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Natasha

Photos

Renee Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo at THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, live from Rad Photo

Renee Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo at THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 12 on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winners Darren Criss and Julianne Hough co-host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, an hour of exclusive content streaming live only on Paramount+, followed by Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose hosting THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS. Photo: Mary Kouw/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

From: 
Date:
06/13/2022
Ally Bonino, Phillipa Soo, Shaina Taub, Hannah Cruz, and Nadia Dandashi Photo

Ally Bonino, Phillipa Soo, Shaina Taub, Hannah Cruz, and Nadia Dandashi

From: 
Date:
04/08/2022
Jenn Colella, Phillipa Soo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nikki M. James and Shaina Taub Photo

Jenn Colella, Phillipa Soo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nikki M. James and Shaina Taub

From: 
Date:
03/22/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Cinderella

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Inez Milholland

Inez Milholland

  [Off-Broadway]
Clubbed Thumb's Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Cast

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Rebecca

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Amelie

  [Los Angeles]
Center Theatre Group Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Natasha

Phillipa Soo Biography

Phillipa Soo is best known for her lead role as Eliza in Broadway's critically acclaimed show Hamilton, which she joined shortly after its inception. For her performance, she won the 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Lead Actress in a Musical and was nominated for a 2016 Tony Award. Soo can be seen portraying Eliza in the recording of Hamilton on Disney+. After graduating from Juilliard in 2012, Soo was cast as Natasha Rostova in the Ars Nova and Off-Broadway production of Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. In 2007, Soo originated the title role in the Broadway production of Amelie. Most recently, Soo appeared on Broadway in The Parisian Woman, which ran from November 2017 to March 2018.

In 2013 she was cast in a small recurring role in the NBC television series Smash as the character Lexi. She can also be seen portraying Nadine in the film Broken Hearts Gallery and portraying the voice of Chang'e in the Netflix animated film, Over the Moon.

Phillipa Soo Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Phillipa Soo, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
 
- 2013 - Theatre Finalists
Phillipa Soo
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Phillipa Soo, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Phillipa Soo News

VIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2022

Into the Woods just celebrated its first Broadway preview at the St. James Theatre, starring Sara Bareilles, Patina Miller, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry and more. Check out video footage from inside the big night!

INTO THE WOODS Announces Digital Lottery Photo INTO THE WOODS Announces Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s beloved musical, Into the Woods, will provide a digital lottery for every performance in partnership with Lucky Seat for $50 per ticket.

VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry and Gavin Creel Sing a Sam Smith/Sondheim Mash-Up Photo VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry and Gavin Creel Sing a Sam Smith/Sondheim Mash-Up
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Joshua Henry and Gavin Creel, who are starring in the Broadway production of Into the Woods as Rapunzel's Prince and the Wolf/Cinderella's Prince respectively, have shared a backstage mashup of Stay With Me by Sam Smith and Stay With Me from Into the Woods. Watch here!

VIDEO: Eleri Ward & Joshua Henry Perform Duet to 'Giants in the Sky' From INTO THE WO Photo VIDEO: Eleri Ward & Joshua Henry Perform Duet to 'Giants in the Sky' From INTO THE WOODS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

Eleri Ward and Joshua Henry took to TikTok to share a duet of 'Giants in the Sky' from Into the Woods. Watch now!

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses Honoring Stephen Sondheim in INTO THE WOODS Photo VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses Honoring Stephen Sondheim in INTO THE WOODS
by Michael Major - Jun 20, 2022

Watch the video as Sara Bareilles sat down with Jimmy Fallon to discuss her upcoming return to Broadway in Into the Woods, the importance of performing in the musical after the passing of Stephen Sondheim, Brave, Girls5Eva and More. 

Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

Last night, the 75th Annual Tony Awards were hosted by Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose. The evening included appearances by Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, Jennifer Hudson, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and more. Check out photos from inside the event now!

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

VIDEO: Patina Miller Talks Preparing For INTO THE WOODS on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Photo VIDEO: Patina Miller Talks Preparing For INTO THE WOODS on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Patina Miller sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on LIVE! to discuss starring in Into the Woods on Broadway. Miller looked back on her time in Pippin on Broadway and discussed Into the Woods rehearsals and why she has a new understanding of the musical as a mother. Watch the video!

Performances Announced For The 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo Performances Announced For The 75th Annual Tony Awards
by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022

Find out what shows and stars are performing at this year's 2022 Tony Awards!

Phillipa Soo Videos

VIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch the First Curtain Call at INTO THE WOODS on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2022

Into the Woods just celebrated its first Broadway preview at the St. James Theatre, starring Sara Bareilles, Patina Miller, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry and more. Check out video footage from inside the big night!

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses Honoring Stephen Sondheim in INTO THE WOODS VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses Honoring Stephen Sondheim in INTO THE WOODS
by Michael Major - Jun 20, 2022

Watch the video as Sara Bareilles sat down with Jimmy Fallon to discuss her upcoming return to Broadway in Into the Woods, the importance of performing in the musical after the passing of Stephen Sondheim, Brave, Girls5Eva and More. 

VIDEO: Patina Miller Talks Preparing For INTO THE WOODS on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan VideoVIDEO: Patina Miller Talks Preparing For INTO THE WOODS on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Patina Miller sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on LIVE! to discuss starring in Into the Woods on Broadway. Miller looked back on her time in Pippin on Broadway and discussed Into the Woods rehearsals and why she has a new understanding of the musical as a mother. Watch the video!

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses the 'Insane' INTO THE WOODS Rehearsal Process on THE  VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Discusses the 'Insane' INTO THE WOODS Rehearsal Process on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Sara Bareilles sat down on The View this morning to discuss her return to Broadway in Into the Woods, Girls5Eva, and more. In celebration of Pride Month, Bareilles also told the story of how she wrote her hit single 'Brave' for a friend who was struggling to come out.

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Discusses the Importance of SUFFS on the TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Phillipa Soo Discusses the Importance of SUFFS on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

Phillipa Soo sat down on the third hour of the TODAY Show this morning to discuss the importance of the new Off-Broadway musical, SUFFS. Soo also touched on the fact that SUFFS is her return to the Public Theatre, the same theatre that she originated the role of Eliza in Hamilton at.

VIDEO: Watch Star-Studded 'Sunday' Clip from TICK, TICK...BOOM! VideoVIDEO: Watch Star-Studded 'Sunday' Clip from TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2021

Netflix has released the complete 'Sunday' sequence from tick, tick...BOOM!, complete with numerous Broadway cameos. Sung by Andrew Garfield, the clip features appearances by Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andrew Dé Shields, Reneé Elise Goldsberry, Daphne Rubin Vega, Phillipa Soo, Chuck Cooper, and more.

VIDEO: Go Behind the 'Sunday Brunch' Scene in New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Featurette VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the 'Sunday Brunch' Scene in New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Featurette
by Michael Major - Nov 26, 2021

The video explores one of the film's biggest scenes, the 'Sunday Brunch' sequence, which features a number of big Broadway cameos. Check out the new video, which includes a look at Bernadette Peters, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Lin Manuel Miranda, Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin Vega, Beth Malone, Chita Rivera, and more!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pr VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2021

Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry accepted the award, delivering a moving speech that urged for more collaboration between television and live theatre performances. Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Jonathan Groff, and more accompanied her onstage.

VIDEO: Audrey Brisson Talks Bringing AMELIE To London! VideoVIDEO: Audrey Brisson Talks Bringing AMELIE To London!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Jun 4, 2021

This week marked the official opening for the West End premiere of Amélie (which began preview performances at the Criterion Theatre on May 20), so we sent our very own @WestEndReporter Tom Hayden Millward to chat to the show's leading lady, Grammy & Olivier Award nominee Audrey Brisson.

VIDEO: Audra McDonald & Will Swenson, Phillipa Soo & Steven Pasquale and More Talk Sp VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald & Will Swenson, Phillipa Soo & Steven Pasquale and More Talk Spectrum Originals Series THE BITE
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2021

BroadwayWorld sat down with the creators and stars of the new Spectrum Originals series, The Bite to discuss what viewers can expect and more! Check out interviews with Audra McDonald and Will Swenson, Phillipa Soo and Steven Pasquale, Leslie Uggams, and The Bite's creators, executive producers and Writers Robert and Michelle King.


Phillipa Soo Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Phillipa Soo been in?
Phillipa Soo has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Phillipa Soo been in?
Phillipa Soo has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Phillipa Soo been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Theatre Finalists () for and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 .

What awards has Phillipa Soo won?
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton.

What is Phillipa Soo next theatre project?
Phillipa Soo's next show will be Into the Woods which opens on 7/10/2022 on Broadway.