A star of both stage and screen, Laura Osnes most recently starred in the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Bandstand, which was also released in movie theaters nationwide via Fathom Events. She is also a two-time Tony Award nominee for her roles as Cinderella in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Bonnie Parker in Bonnie and Clyde, after creating the role at Asolo Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse.
Osnes has also appeared on stage as Hope Harcourt in the Tony Award winning revival of Anything Goes, Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of South Pacific and Sandy in the most recent revival of Grease. Other New York/regional credits include The Scarlet Pimpernel and Crazy For You (Manhattan Concert Productions), The Blueprint Specials (Public Theatre), The Threepenny Opera (Atlantic Theater Company); City Center Encores! productions of The Band Wagon, Randy Newman’s Faust, and Pipe Dream; The Sound of Music (Carnegie Hall); On the Town (Boston Pops); Carousel, opposite Steven Pasquale (Lyric Opera of Chicago); and Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center).
Her television credits include “Fosse/Verdon” (F/X), “Elementary” (CBS), HBO’s documentary “Six by Sondheim,” “Live From Lincoln Center: Bernstein On Broadway” (PBS), “A Capitol Fourth” (PBS), “Sondheim: The Birthday Concert,” the HBO pilot “The Miraculous Year” and the Kennedy Center Honors salutes to Barbara Cook (2011) and Dustin Hoffman (2012). In addition to touring the country with her popular concert series, Broadway Princess Party, her many concerts and cabarets include performing with Michael Feinstein, the New York Philharmonic, The New York Pops, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Boston Pops, The San Francisco Symphony and The National Symphony Orchestra, as well as appearing in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Café Carlyle, 54 Below, Lincoln Center, NJPAC, The Smith Center in Las Vegas, and Minnesota Orchestra Hall. She can be heard on several original cast recordings and her two solo albums, Dream A Little Dream: Live at The Café Carlyle and If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston.