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Megan Lawrence Biography

 
Bio:
At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding ... (read complete bio)

At the Signature Theatre (Arlington, Virginia) in the 1990s, Lawrence played, among other roles, Marta in Company, Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods and Sally Bowles in Cabaret (1995), earning Helen Hayes Award nominations for all three roles and winning for Into the Woods for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical. She played the daughter in Kander and Ebb's Over and Over in 1999.

She played Frenchy in a Grease national tour and made her Broadway debut as a replacement for various characters in the original Broadway production of Les Misérables, playing Eponine in 1998 and 1999. She was in the original Off-Broadway cast of Urinetown and returned to the show on Broadway as a replacement, eventually playing Little Sally in 2002 and 2003.

Other roles include Hillary Clinton in Monica! The Musical at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and a role in O. Henry's Lovers at the Goodspeed Playhouse in 2003. In 2005, she was in Two Gentlemen of Verona in the role of "Lucetta", produced by The Public Theater at the Delacorte Theater (New York City).

On television, she has appeared as Joyce on the TV soap opera One Life to Live.

Lawrence was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Gladys in the 2006 Broadway revival of The Pajama Game. She also played Mother and Buddahdalirama in the 2009 revival of Hair.

Megan Lawrence Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Megan Lawrence, The Pajama Game
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Megan Lawrence, The Pajama Game
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Megan LawrenceCabaret
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical Gold Star
Megan LawrenceInto the Woods
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actress, Resident Musical
Megan LawrenceCompany