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Tracie Bennett

 
Bio:
West End: End of the Rainbow, La Cage aux Folles, Hairspray, Les Miserables, Cash on Delivery, She Loves Me. National tours: Billy Liar, Honk!, Dead Funny. U.K. Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice. Film/Television: Shirley Valentine, Deep Red ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
West End: End of the Rainbow, La Cage aux Folles, Hairspray, Les Miserables, Cash on Delivery, She Loves Me. National tours: Billy Liar, Honk!, Dead Funny. U.K. Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice. Film/Television: Shirley Valentine, Deep Red ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Premiere, 2022
Alice
  [West End]
London Return Engagement, 2019
Carlotta Campion
  [West End]
London Premiere, 2018
Lita
  [West End]
National Theatre Premiere, 2017
Carlotta Campion
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Judy Garland
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Judy Garland
  [London Fringe]
World Premiere, 1997
Celeste
  [West End]
London Revival, 1994
Ilona Ritter

Tracie Bennett Biography

West End: End of the Rainbow, La Cage aux Folles, Hairspray, Les Miserables, Cash on Delivery, She Loves Me.

National tours: Billy Liar, Honk!, Dead Funny.

U.K. Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Merchant of Venice.

Film/Television: Shirley Valentine, Deep Red Instant Love, Knights and Emeralds, Candy Cabs," 'Doctors," "Dalziel and Pascoe," "Casualty," "Northern Lights," "Vincent," "The Long Firm," "M.I.T.," "The Bill," among many others. Recordings: "Forever England," "People Like Us," "The Snowfield."

Awards: Two Olivier Awards and two nominations; TMA Award; Two Theatregoers Choice Awards.

Training: Italia Conti.

Tracie Bennett Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actress In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Tracie Bennett, Follies
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actress in a Musical
Tracie BennettMrs. Henderson Presents
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2012 - Best Leading Actress in a Play Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actress in a Play Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Actress
Tracie BennettEnd Of The Rainbow
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, Hairspray
 
Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Tracie Bennett High Society
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Supporting Performance in a Musical Gold Star
Tracie Bennett, She Loves Me

Tracie Bennett News

Photos: On the Carpet at Opening Night of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO Photo Photos: On the Carpet at Opening Night of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

Last night (Tuesday 18 October), Executive Producer Joe Hisaishi and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) held the official opening night for the global stage premiere of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro at the Barbican in London. Check out photos from the opening night carpet here!

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date  Photo JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

‚ÄĚJimmy and Carolyn‚ÄĚ, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring two-time Tony nominee and TV/Broadway star Mary Beth Peil (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife,¬† HALSTON, Broadway's Anastasia) and TV/Broadway star Gregory Harrison (911,¬† Chesapeake Shores, Trapper John M.D.), shot entirely on location in Westerly, Rhode¬† Island, sets its South County Premiere at Bill Hanney's newly renovated All South Coun ty Luxury Cinemas, co-owned with Harold Blank and William Doherty, in Wakefield on¬† Monday, August 29, 2022.

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Starring Gregory Harrison And Mary Beth Peil Sets Its World Premier Photo JIMMY AND CAROLYN Starring Gregory Harrison And Mary Beth Peil Sets Its World Premiere
by Grace Cutler - Aug 6, 2022

James Andrew Walsh's new film based on his 2017 play of the same name.

Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis Photo Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 16, 2022

Alfie Allen recently received his portrait at Sardi's! Check out the photos here!

BWW Review:  Spirits And Money Are Raised At The NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Benefit fo Photo BWW Review: Spirits And Money Are Raised At The NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Benefit for The Ali Forney Center at Joe's Pub
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 6, 2022

The tenth annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS show was the place to be last night, and a full house of Joe's Pub patrons knew it.

NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Art Auction Fundraiser for The Ali Forney Center to Celebrate Judy Garland's 100th Birthday
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022

The lineup of custom¬†Judy Garland Art¬†has been announced as part of the 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†is the nation‚Äôs largest agency dedicated to helping LGBTQ homeless youth. The auction, which takes place at the concert to raise additional funds for¬†The Ali Forney Center, features work by¬†Hanna Barczyk¬†(United States),¬†Chris Gash¬†(United States),¬†Dana Ledl¬†(Czech Republic),¬†Daniel Nolen¬†(United States),¬†Kati Szilagyi¬†(Germany) and¬†Gaurab Thakali¬†(England). Tickets to¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†are now available¬†HERE.

Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Tracie Bennett (Hangmen, End of the Rainbow) and Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Amazing Grace) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys.'

HANGMEN Enters Final Weeks of Performances Photo HANGMEN Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Martin McDonagh’s new comedy, Hangmen, is about to enter its final three weeks of performances at Broadway’s Golden Theatre.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Screening Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Screening
by Jennifer Broski - May 9, 2022

This past weekend, Tracie Bennett, Erin Davie,¬†Antwayn Hopper,¬†Michael R. Jackson,¬†John Earl Jelks,¬†Tavon Olds-Sample,¬†Andy Nyman,¬†Soara-Joye Ross,¬†Jessie Shelton,¬†Matthew Sklar,¬†Antoine L. Smith,¬†original cast members¬†Pamela Myers¬†and¬†Teri Ralston,¬†and more were on hand to celebrate the exclusive screening of ‚ÄúKeeping Company with Sondheim‚ÄĚ, a documentary from¬†Great Performances¬†on PBS.¬†

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of HANGMEN Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of HANGMEN
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 22, 2022

Martin McDonagh's Olivier Award-winning and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning comedy Hangmen opened just last night at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals!

Tracie Bennett Videos

VIDEO: Alfie Allen Talks HANGMEN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA & NBC New York Live Videoplay
VIDEO: Alfie Allen Talks HANGMEN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA & NBC New York Live

by Michael Major - Apr 14, 2022

Alfie Allen appeared on Good Morning America and NBC New York Live yesterday to discuss his Broadway debut in Hangmen. Watch the actor discuss his experience in going from Game of Thrones to Broadway in the new interviews now!

Broadway Rewind: Tracie Bennett Channels Judy Garland in 2012's END OF THE RAINBOW Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Tracie Bennett Channels Judy Garland in 2012's END OF THE RAINBOW

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when End of the Rainbow arrived on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre, where it played for 160 performances. Starring Tracie Bennett, the musical play focuses on Judy Garland in the months leading up to her death in 1969.

Breaking: Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Cancels Broadway Run Videoplay
Breaking: Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Cancels Broadway Run

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2020

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Royal Court Theatre/Atlantic Theater Company production of Martin McDonagh's new comedy Hangmen will not resume performances at Broadway's Golden Theatre following the suspension of Broadway on March 12, 2020. The Olivier Award-winning Best Play began performances on Saturday, February 28, 2020, played 13 previews and was scheduled to officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

BWW TV: What is HANGMEN All About? The Broadway Company Explains! Videoplay
BWW TV: What is HANGMEN All About? The Broadway Company Explains!

by TV - Press Previews - Feb 26, 2020

Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen is currently in rehearsals, ready to begin performances on Friday, February 28, 2020, and officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). What is the new play all about?

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME with Tracie Bennett in the title role.

BWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek at the West End's RUTHLESS, Now Streaming on BroadwayHD Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek at the West End's RUTHLESS, Now Streaming on BroadwayHD

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2019

Mother doesn't always know best as we see from the latest hit theater production to come to BroadwayHD. The 2018 West End production of the award-winning, darkly funny hit, Ruthless! The Musical, arrived exclusively on BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, on Valentine's Day.

Third Rail Brings National Theatre Live's FOLLIES and PETER PAN to the World Trade Ce Videoplay
Third Rail Brings National Theatre Live's FOLLIES and PETER PAN to the World Trade Center This Weekend!

by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2017

Have you been looking for the perfect gift for the theatre-lover in your life? Do you need a holiday getaway, but a trip to London isn't in the cards? Then catch Britain's top productions close to home at Third Rail's National Theatre Live Broadcasts!

VIDEO: First Look -  Trailer for National Theatre's Live Broadcast of FOLLIES Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for National Theatre's Live Broadcast of FOLLIES

by Caryn Robbins - Oct 4, 2017

As BWW previously announced, the classic Stephen Sondheim musical FOLLIES will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. Below, watch the trailer for for the cinematic release!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About? Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About?

by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Including such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I'm Still Here and Losing My Mind, Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES is being staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, the production is directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom). In the video below, get a look behind the scenes with the company talking about what this classic musical is about!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Tracie Bennett, Michael Cumpsty and More in Highlights of END OF THE RAINBOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2013

'End of the Rainbow' opens March 20 and performances run through April 21, 2013. 'End of the Rainbow', written by Peter Quilter and directed by Terry Johnson, features Tracie Bennett reprising her Tony Award-nominated performance as Judy Garland, Michael Cumpsty (also Tony Award-nominated for his role), Erik Heger and Miles Anderson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the production below.


Tracie Bennett Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tracie Bennett next theatre project?
Tracie Bennett's next show will be Hangmen which opens on 4/21/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Tracie Bennett been in?
Tracie Bennett has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Tracie Bennett been in?
Tracie Bennett has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Tracie Bennett's first West End show?
Tracie Bennett's first West End show was She Loves Me which opened in 1994

What awards has Tracie Bennett been nominated for?
Best Actress In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Follies , Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Mrs. Henderson Presents , Best Leading Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Outstanding Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for End of the Rainbow , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for End Of The Rainbow , Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Hairspray Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for High Society and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for She Loves Me .

What awards has Tracie Bennett won?
Best Leading Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for End of the Rainbow, Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for End of the Rainbow, Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for End of the Rainbow, Outstanding Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for End of the Rainbow Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Hairspray and Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for She Loves Me.