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Nell Benjamin Biography

 
Bio:
Nell Benjamin is a lyricist, writer, and composer noted for her work in musical theatre. With her husband and frequent collaborator Laurence O'Keefe, she won the Laurence Olivier Award for writing Legally Blonde in 2011. And in 2007, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Nell Benjamin is a lyricist, writer, and composer noted for her work in musical theatre. With her husband and frequent collaborator Laurence O'Keefe, she won the Laurence Olivier Award for writing Legally Blonde in 2011. And in 2007, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score for ... (read complete bio)

Nell Benjamin is a lyricist, writer, and composer noted for her work in musical theatre. With her husband and frequent collaborator Laurence O'Keefe, she won the Laurence Olivier Award for writing Legally Blonde in 2011. And in 2007, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score for Legally Blonde, and then again in 2018 for her lyrics for Mean Girls.

Nell Benjamin Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Lyrics
Nell Benjamin, Mean Girls
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Nell Benjamin, Mean Girls
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Play
Nell Benjamin, The Explorers Club
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lyrics
Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Music
Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde The Musical
 
- 2003 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
Nell Benjamin