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Phillipa Soo

Birth Place: Libertyville, IL

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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.

Additional theatre credits include Cinderella in Into the Woods, Brown in Guys and Dolls (The Kennedy Center)

In 2013 she was cast in a small recurring role in the NBC television series Smash as the character Lexi. Other TV and Film credits include Hamilton on Disney+ (Emmy Award nomination); “Dopesick” (Hulu); “Shining Girls” (AppleTV+); Over the Moon, Tick, Tick…Boom (Netflix); The One and Only Ivan (Disney+); The Broken Hearts Gallery; and Here and Now.

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Lincoln Center Broadway Revival Production, 2023

Broadway Revival Production, 2022

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

Inez Milholland

Clubbed Thumb's Off-Broadway Production, 2020

Original Broadway Production, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2017

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

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton

World Premiere Production, 2015
Eliza Hamilton

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013

Phillipa Soo Movies

[2018]Here and Now Oona

[2020]Over the Moon Chang'e

[2020]Hamilton Eliza Hamilton

[2020]The Broken Hearts Gallery Nadine

[2020]The One and Only Ivan Thelma

[2021]tick, tick... BOOM! Sunday' Legend

[2022]One True Loves Emma Blair

Phillipa Soo TV Shows

Smash Lexi

Dangerous Liaisons Nia

The Code Lieutenant Harper Li

Dopesick Amber

The Bite Cydni Estereo

Shining Girls Jin-Sook

Phillipa Soo Videos

Phillipa Soo News

Everything to Know About the 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

It’s time to visit your Broadway happy place. The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will return to the heart of New York City’s Theater District with unique collectables, unparalleled experiences and celebrated stars on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Phillipa Soo To Teach Fall Master Class For Discovering Broadway

Learn from Broadway star Phillipa Soo in an exclusive in-person master class at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in Central Indiana. Discovering Broadway Inc. presents this opportunity to study with the Tony and Emmy-nominated actress, known for originating the role of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton in HAMILTON.

HAMILTON on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Hamilton on Broadway. Check out all the details here!

Phillipa Soo Will Release a Picture Book Inspired By Childhood Experiences

Phillipa Soo has written a children's book! The Broadway actress, best known for starring as Eliza in Hamilton, is teaming up with her sister-in-law Maris Pasquale Doran and acclaimed illustrator Qin Leng to created this story, said to be inspired by Soo's childhood experiences.

Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Bradley Whitford and Daniel Dae Kim in PETER PAN GOES WRONG, and More!

Top stories: Bradley Whitford and Daniel Dae Kim will guest star in Peter Pan Goes Wrong in Los Angeles, watch Erin Davie and Mark Evans perform from Signature Theatre's The Bridges of Madison County, & more!

Enter for a Chance to Win a Free Cabin on The Broadway Cruise!

Calling all Broadway fans! We're giving you a chance to join Christian Borle, Phillipa Soo, Norm Lewis and more on The Broadway Cruise from Miami to Key West and Grand Cayman, March 13-18, 2024. Experience live performances, Broadway karaoke, interactive panels and more! Enter for your chance to win a free cabin today!

Listen: Andrew Burnap and Dakin Mathews Talk CAMELOT on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

This week, go behind the scenes with Camelot stars Andrew Burnap and Dakin Mathews. Dakin and Andrew join Ilana Levine for a live podcast event in Bryant Park and share hilarious and revealing details about working on this revamped production by Aaron Sorkin. 

Disney+ to Release New Sing-Along Version of HAMILTON; Watch the Trailer

Filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, “Hamilton” features Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler; Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr; and more. Watch a new video preview of the new version now!

Music Review: CAMELOT… CAMELOT Still Happily Ever Aftering On A New Broadway Cast Recording

We hope that all those who love the musical theatre will pick up this new rendition of CAMELOT with all new and wondrous vocal performances by the cast.

CAMELOT on Broadway Sets July Closing

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that its acclaimed new version of Lerner & Loewe’s CAMELOT will end its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Sunday, July 23, at which point it will have played a total of 153 performances (38 previews and 115 regular performances). 

HAMILTON Becomes First Original Broadway Cast Recording Certified Diamond By the RIAA

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hamilton has become the first Broadway cast recording to be certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America. 

Wake Up With BWW 6/15: Reimagined CATS Revival, Daniel Yearwood Joins SWEENEY TODD, and More!

Today's top stories: a ballroom reimagining of Cats, and more are set for the inaugural season at Perelman Performing Arts Center, Daniel Yearwood will be taking over as Anthony in Sweeney Todd, and more!

Christian Borle, Kerry Butler, Norm Lewis, Phillipa Soo & More to Join The Broadway Cruise 2nd Sailing

Join your favorite stars of the theatre and creative luminaries for an unforgettable vacation where tropical weather and calm seas await with the 2nd annual sailing of The Broadway Cruise.

Video: Watch CAMELOT's Phillipa Soo and Andrew Burnap Record 'What Do the Simple Folk Do?'

In this video, watch as Phillipa Soo and Andrew Burnap record 'What Do the Simple Folk Do?' from Camelot.

Photos: Go Inside the Tony Awards With Ariana DeBose, Alex Newell & More

Take a look inside the CBS broadcasts and Pluto TV pre-show below, including photos of Bonnie Milligan, Ariana DeBose, J. Harrison Ghee, Jodie Comer, Alex Newell, Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, and the casts of shows like Kimberly Akimbo, Some Like It Hot, Sweeney Todd, and more!

Video: How Jordan Donica Prepped to Be Broadway's Knight in Shining Armor

Where in the world is there in the world a man so extraordinaire as Jordan Donica? You could say that the Tony nominee was groomed play roles like Camelot's Lancelot du Lac... literally. In this video, watch as Jordan chats about the role that brought him his first Tony nomination.

Photos: Go Backstage at HAM4HAM with the Casts of INTO THE WOODS, & JULIET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, and More

The casts of Into the Woods, New York, New York, and & Juliet performed at this week's Ham4Ham, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the performers backstage at the event. Check out the photos here!

SOME LIKE IT HOT, PARADE, and More Take Home 2023 Drama Desk Awards; Full List of Winners!

Winners for the 67th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. Among the big winners were Some Like It Hot, Parade, and more.

Nickelodeon's Beloved Blue's Clues Hosts Reunite This Weekend

Kids and families can spend the holiday weekend with the Blue’s Clues crew, as Nickelodeon debuts a brand-new episode of Blue’s Clues & You! and the Paramount+ original feature-length movie Blue’s Big City Adventure--both featuring all three beloved hosts, Josh Dela Cruz, Steve Burns and Donovan Patton.   

Kennedy Center GUYS AND DOLLS, Kevin Chamberlin, And More Win Helen Hayes Awards

This evening, the 2023 Helen Hayes Awards took place at The Anthem on the District Wharf, with over 1,600 theatre-makers and theatre supporters in attendance. Esteemed Washington theatre artists Naomi Jacobson, Erika Rose, Holly Twyford, and Christopher Michael Richardson hosted an evening showcasing the vibrant and diverse community of professional theatre artists in the Washington region.


Phillipa Soo has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Phillipa Soo has not appeared in the West End

Phillipa Soo has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She received a nomination for Outstanding Featured Performance in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Into the Woods." She was also nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her performance in "Camelot." Soo's most notable nomination came at the Tony Awards, where she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her portrayal of Eliza Hamilton in "Hamilton." She also received nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical at The Lortels for both "Hamilton" and "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812." Additionally, Soo was a finalist for the Theatre Finalists award and received another Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812."

Phillipa Soo has won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical award at the Lortels for her role in Hamilton.

Phillipa Soo's next show will be Camelot which opens on 4/13/2023 on Broadway.

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