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Denee Benton Biography

 
Bio:
Denee Benton made her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban, in the musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre. She then went on to play Eliza Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway. She also starred as "Nabulungi" in the West End and US National Tour of The Book of Mormon. TV ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Denee Benton made her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban, in the musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre. She then went on to play Eliza Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway. She also starred as "Nabulungi" in the West End and US National Tour of The Book of Mormon. TV ... (read complete bio)

Denee Benton made her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban, in the musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre. She then went on to play Eliza Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway. She also starred as "Nabulungi" in the West End and US National Tour of The Book of Mormon. TV credits include Lifetime Network's Unreal.

Her regional credits include Annie, Sunset Boulevard, and Fiddler On The Roof at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Benton can currently be seen in Season 2 of Lifetime's hit television series, "UnREAL" as Ruby.

She is a 2014 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and currently resides in New York.

Denee Benton Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Denee Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
 
Theatre World Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Gold Star
DenΓ©e Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
DenΓ©e Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812