Lauren Ward Biography

Gender: Female

THEATRE INCLUDES: The Sound of Music (London Palladium); The Philadelphia Story (Old

Vic); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Camelot (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Vagina Monologues, Elegies (Arts); Dubarry was a Lady (part of the Lost Musicals season at Her Majesty’s); Johnny Johnson (Lost Musicals at Sadler’s Wells). On Broadway: Follies (Belasco); 1776 (Gershwin); The Heiress, Carousel (Lincoln Center). Off-Broadway: The New Moon (City Center Encores!); Carousel in Concert (Carnegie Hall); Time and Again (Manhattan Theater Club); Saturday Night (Second Stage); Wise Guys (New York Theater Workshop); Jack’s Holiday, Violet (Drama-Logue Award, Drama Desk Nomination. Playwrights Horizon); Exactly Like You (York). US regional: Compleat Female Stage Beauty (Philadelphia); Rough Crossing (Hartford Stage Company); The Glass Menagerie, As You Like It (Great Lakes Theater); Romeo and Juliet (Colonial Theater); She Stoops to Conquer (Walnut Street); The Royal Family, Tartuffe (Utah Shakespeare).

FILM AND TELEVISION INCLUDES: The Last Days of the Lehman Brothers, A Touch of Frost, Torchwood and regular role in the satirical comedy Broken News. In the USA: Law and Order: SVU, Joe Gould’s Secret, Story of Bad Boy.

Lauren Ward Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lauren Ward, Matilda the Musical
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Lauren Ward, Violet