Gender: Female

Broadway: Legally Blonde, with Laurence O'Keefe (Olivier Award, Tony nomination). Off-Broadway and Regional: The Explorers Club (Outer Critics Circle, Best Play); Cam Jansen; Sarah, Plain and Tall; Because of Winn Dixie; Halftime; Pirates!; 3hree; New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve and Young People's concerts. TV: "Unhappily Ever After;" "Whoa! Sunday with Mo Rocca;" "The Electric Company;" "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris;" "Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway;" "Julie's Greenroom." Upcoming Musicals: Huzzah!; Life of the Party; Dave. Grateful recipient of the Kleban Foundation Award and a Jonathan Larson Grant. Most grateful for Larry and Persephone.

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
Nell Benjamin