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Lauren Ward

Lauren Ward

Lauren is currently originating the role of Virginia Creel in Stranger Things: The First Shadow.

Lauren Ward is an Olivier Award, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Actress and Singer who has worked in both the US and the UK. She grew up in the Mid-West and attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts receiving a BFA-Honors in Drama. Her work has taken her all over the world. She's married to the theatre and film director Matthew Warchus, the current artistic director of the Old Vic. They live in London with their 3 children

Training: North Carolina School of the Arts - BFA, Drama; Kansas City Ballet - 13 years; Voice - Marianne Chalis, NY.

Dear Evan Hansen – Cynthia – Noel Coward, London
Heathers - Miss Flemming/Veronica's Mum – Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Caroline Or Change - Rose - Hampstead Theatre
Matilda - Miss Honey - Cambridge Theatre, London
Matilda - Miss Honey - RSC
The Sound of Music - Baroness Elsa Schraeder - London Palladium
The Philadelphia Story - Liz - Old Vic
Elegies - Arts Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Titania - Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
Camelot - Guenevere - Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
The Winter's Tale - Perdita - RSC
Pericles - Thaisa - RSC
Du Barry was a Lady - Hope - Her Majesty's Theatre
The Vagina Monologues - Arts Theatre
Follies - Young Sally - Belasco Theatre, New York
1776 - Martha - Gershwin Theater, New York
The Heiress - Maria - Lincoln Center, New York
Carousel - Heavenly Friend - Lincoln Center, New York
New Moon - Julie - City Center Encores, New York
Time and Again - Emily - MTC New York
Saturday Night - Helen - Second Stage, New York
Wise Guys - Ensemble - NYTW
Violet - Violet - Playwright's Horizon, New York
The Glass Menagerie - Laura - Great Lakes Theater
Romeo and Juliet - Juliet - Colonial Theater
As You Like It - Celia - Great Lakes Theater
She Stoops to Conquer - Constance - Walnut Street, New York
The Royal Family - Gwen - Utah Shakespeare
Tartuffe - Marianne - Utah Shakespeare

Kiss Me First - Mrs Klasna - Channel 4/Netflix
Doctors - Suze Marshall - BBC
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers - Samantha - BBC
A Touch of Frost - Dr Miriam Walker - ITV
Torchwood - Jack's Mother - BBC
Broken News - Lorna Wong/ Alecia - BBC 2
Law & Order: Special Victims' Unit - Erin Russ - NBC

Matilda the Musical
Series 7: The Contenders
Joe Gould's Secret
Story of a Bad Boy

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