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Lauren Ward

Lauren Ward (born June 19, 1970) is an American actress who originated the role of Miss Honey in Stratford, London, and on Broadway. She is married to Matilda the Musical director Matthew Warchus.

Credits

Theatre

Broadway

  • Carousel as Jenny Sanborn, Heavenly Friend
  • 1776 as Martha Jefferson
  • Follies as Young Sally
  • Matilda the Musical as Miss Honey

Off-Broadway

  • Jack's Diary as Jennie/Daisy
  • Violet as Violet Karl
  • Exactly Like You as Arlene Murphy
  • Saturday Night as Helen
  • Time and Again as Emily

West End

  • Matilda the Musical as Miss Honey
  • The Sound of Music as the Baroness

Other UK theatre

  • Matilda, a Musical as Miss Honey
  • The Philadelphia Story as the Photographer
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Dubarry Was A Lady
  • Johnny Johnson

Trivia

  • Ward met Matthew Warchus while working on Follies.
  • Ward stated that her favorite Matilda to work and perform with is Ellie Glynn.
  • Ward was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for Violet.
  • Ward was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Matilda, Broadway.
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