About Lauren Kennedy
b. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Among Kennedy?s Broadway appearances have been in Les Mis?rables, Sunset Boulevard (also going on the show?s national tour) and Side Show. She also appeared in a New York City Opera production of Cinderella. In London, she appeared as Nellie Forbush in Trevor Nunn?s revival of South Pacific at The Royal National Theatre. Other American shows include Hot Shoe Shuffle, White Christmas, The Rhythm Club (for which she received a Helen Hayes Award nomination), The Last Five Years, Chess (a production in Atlanta), Grease (in St. Louis) and she played the title role in the North Carolina Theatre production of Evita. Among cast albums on which she can be heard are the relevant versions of South Pacific, Sunset Boulevard, Side Show, and Good News. She also appears on The Paul Simon Album and Life Upon The Wicked S.T.A.G.E. .