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Rachel Bay Jones

Also Credited As: Rachel Jones
 
Bio:
Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award, 2017), Pippin, Hair (Mother, Buddhadalirama); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (u/s-performed Lucia). Off-Broadway: Hello Again (The Actress), Transport Group. National Tour: A Christmas Story (Mother). Regional: Next to Normal (Kennedy Center), ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award, 2017), Pippin, Hair (Mother, Buddhadalirama); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (u/s-performed Lucia). Off-Broadway: Hello Again (The Actress), Transport Group. National Tour: A Christmas Story (Mother). Regional: Next to Normal (Kennedy Center), ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Production, 2020
Diana
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Heidi
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Heidi
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Laura Bush/Rosalynn Carter
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Arena Stage World Premiere Production, 2015
Heidi
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Catherine
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
The Mother
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Performer (Swing)
Ivan's Concierge (Understudy)
Lucia (Understudy)
Magistrate 2 (Understudy)
Pepa's Concierge (Understudy)
Woman in Cinema (Understudy)

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Michael Park, Ben Levi Ross, Maia Reficco, Brandon Victor Dixon Rachel Bay Jones and Khamary Grant

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Stage

Performances
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Production, 2020
Diana

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Heidi

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Heidi

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Laura Bush/Rosalynn Carter

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Arena Stage World Premiere Production, 2015
Heidi

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Catherine

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
The Mother

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Performer (Swing)

Ivan's Concierge (Understudy)

Lucia (Understudy)

Magistrate 2 (Understudy)

Pepa's Concierge (Understudy)

Woman in Cinema (Understudy)

Rachel Bay Jones Biography

Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award, 2017), Pippin, Hair (Mother, Buddhadalirama); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (u/s-performed Lucia). Off-Broadway: Hello Again (The Actress), Transport Group. National Tour: A Christmas Story (Mother). Regional: Next to Normal (Kennedy Center), Sylvia (Sylvia), King and I (Anna), among others. Solo Album: ShowFolk. Rachel has also appeared on the television shows "Modern Family" and "God Friended Me", as well as the film "Ben Is Back".

Rachel Bay Jones Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen

Rachel Bay Jones News

Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer Photo Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

Rachel Bay Jones, Chita Rivera, Melissa Errico, Donna McKechnie and More Stars Will P Photo Rachel Bay Jones, Chita Rivera, Melissa Errico, Donna McKechnie and More Stars Will Perform in Provincetown
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series has announced that Rachel Bay Jones - Tony Award Winner for Broadway's smash hit Dear Evan Hansen and star of Pippin ‚Äď will rejoin the summer 2022 series for one night only this August 9, with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.

Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Is Still Waving, Searching and Yanking on Heartstrings Photo Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Is Still Waving, Searching and Yanking on Heartstrings
by Evan Henerson - Jul 12, 2022

With its award-winning book by Steven Levenson and score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the touring version of DEAR EVAN HANSEN offers the same gut punches along with assurances that life for the Hansens, the Murphys and the millions of nameless, faceless lonely souls out there on the internet may yet be OK.

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 12, 2022

The star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, officially opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet here!

Sheryl Crow, Billie Eilish & Finneas, Paul McCartney & More Join NBC's Ukraine Benefi Photo Sheryl Crow, Billie Eilish & Finneas, Paul McCartney & More Join NBC's Ukraine Benefit Special
by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2022

As previously announced, Broadway luminaries Rachel Bay Jones, Brenda Braxton, Liz Callaway, Lilla Crawford, Juwan Crawley, José Llana, Beth Malone, Andrea McArdle, Bonnie Milligan, Orfeh, Krysta Rodriguez, Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and NaTasha Yvette Williams will come together for a special rendition of 'What the World Needs Now is Love.'

Photos: Baayork Lee, Erika Henningsen, Jason Tam and More 
In Transport Group's RODG Photo Photos: Baayork Lee, Erika Henningsen, Jason Tam and More In Transport Group's RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN: A BROADWAY CELEBRATION
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022

Go inside Transport Group's all-star concert Rodgers & Hammerstein: A Broadway Celebration, presented as part of the Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center. 

Wake Up With BWW 6/28: JIMMY AWARDS, First Look at LEMPICKA, MOCKINGBIRD Tour, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/28: JIMMY AWARDS, First Look at LEMPICKA, MOCKINGBIRD Tour, and More!
by - Jun 28, 2022

Today's top stories include an inside look at the 2022 Jimmy Awards, photos from Lempicka, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more! Plus, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas have announced the creation of a new joint venture, Amigos Para Siempre.

Krysta Rodriguez, Rachel Bay Jones & More to Perform 'What the World Needs Now is Lov Photo Krysta Rodriguez, Rachel Bay Jones & More to Perform 'What the World Needs Now is Love' on NBC Special Benefiting Ukraine
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022

Broadway stars Rachel Bay Jones, Brenda Braxton, Liz Callaway, Lilla Crawford, Juwan Crawley, Jos√© Llana, Beth Malone, Andrea McArdle, Bonnie Milligan, Orfeh, Krysta Rodriguez, Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and NaTasha Yvette Williams will come together for a special rendition of ‚ÄúWhat the World Needs Now is Love.‚ÄĚ

Review: RACHEL BAY JONES Gives Feinstein's/54 Below Crowd A Chill Night Out Photo Review: RACHEL BAY JONES Gives Feinstein's/54 Below Crowd A Chill Night Out
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 18, 2022

Rachel Bay Jones brings her special brand of storytelling to her new show at 54 Below.

See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer Photo See Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, Christy Altomare & More in P-Town This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Hot on the heels of Audra McDonald’s sold-out show at Town Hall over Memorial Day Weekend, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will kick-off his Provincetown Art House & Town Hall regular summer season with his largest and most ambitious lineup to-date of music and comedy superstars for summer 2022.

Rachel Bay Jones Videos

Broadway Rewind: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Begins Its First Year on Broadway VideoBroadway Rewind: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Begins Its First Year on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Dear Evan Hansen arrived on Broadway. Dear Evan Hansen opened on December 6 at the Music Box Theatre, where it has played 1363 performances (as of March 16).

Broadway Rewind: PIPPIN Has Magic to Do on Broadway in 2013! VideoBroadway Rewind: PIPPIN Has Magic to Do on Broadway in 2013!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, for the first Broadway revival of Pippin, which played at the the Music Box Theatre for 709 performances. The beloved coming-of-age musical features a book by Roger O. Hirson, and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.

VIDEO: Check Out Extended Highlights Of Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon & More VideoVIDEO: Check Out Extended Highlights Of Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon & More In NEXT TO NORMAL
by Alan Henry - Feb 28, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an extended look at the recent Kennedy Center production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.

VIDEO: Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Khamary Rose Perform 'I Am The One VideoVIDEO: Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Khamary Rose Perform 'I Am The One' in Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2020

Next to Normal is now playing at the Kennedy Center, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan. Get a first look at the production with a clip of the cast singing I Am The One in the video!

BWW TV: Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Give Sneak Peek of Kennedy Cent VideoBWW TV: Rachel Bay Jones, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Give Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 17, 2020

Watch as the whole cast gives us a sneak peek of the show with performances of 'I Miss the Mountains' and 'You Don't Know/I Am the One' and chat all about what makes this musical special.

VIDEO: Watch Rachel Bay Jones Sing in Rehearsals for Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL VideoVIDEO: Watch Rachel Bay Jones Sing in Rehearsals for Kennedy Center's NEXT TO NORMAL
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony¬ģ, Emmy¬ģ, and Grammy Award¬ģ winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony¬ģ and Emmy¬ģ Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.

VIDEO: Rachel Bay Jones, Eden Espinosa, Liz Callaway, Melissa Benoist, and Many More  VideoVIDEO: Rachel Bay Jones, Eden Espinosa, Liz Callaway, Melissa Benoist, and Many More Stars Perform at CONCERT FOR AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Sep 22, 2019

Last night was Concert For America in Los Angeles! The star-studded event featured performances and appearances from Melissa Benoist, Marcia Cross, Grant Gustin, Rachel Bay Jones, Jane Lynch, Melissa Manchester, Eric McCormack, Allison Smith, Elyfer Torres, Laurie Metcalf, Liz Callaway, Eden Espinosa, Carrie Manolakos, Caroline Rhea, Gina Torres, Chris Wood, Yuri Sardarov, Pasha Pashkov, Daniella Koragach, Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley, and more!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE WHO'S TOMMY Perform 'Pinball Wizard' VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE WHO'S TOMMY Perform 'Pinball Wizard'
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Who's Tommy at the Kennedy Center! Check out the video of 'Pinball Wizard' below!

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 30- Previously On The Tony Awards... VideoVIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 30- Previously On The Tony Awards...
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2018

On our final day of this year's 30 Days of Tony, let's take a quick flashback to last year's big winner, Dear Evan Hansen!

BWW TV: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tributes the Birthday of Irving Berlin with 'God Bless Ameri VideoBWW TV: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tributes the Birthday of Irving Berlin with 'God Bless America'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2018

To a rousing ovation, the cast of the Tony Award¬ģ-winning Best Musical¬†Dear Evan Hansen¬†performed a curtain call tribute in honor of the patriotic song¬†"God Bless America,"¬†which this year is celebrating its 100th¬†Anniversary, on the eve of Mr. Berlin's 130th¬†birthday.¬†Dear Evan Hansen¬†is playing on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre which was built by Mr. Berlin and his business partner Sam H. Harris and opened in 1921 to house his famed Music Box Revues.¬†¬†The Shubert Organization currently owns and operates the Music Box.


Rachel Bay Jones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rachel Bay Jones been in?
Rachel Bay Jones has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Rachel Bay Jones been in?
Rachel Bay Jones has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rachel Bay Jones been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Dear Evan Hansen Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen .

What awards has Rachel Bay Jones won?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Dear Evan Hansenand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen.