Artist Bio

Rachel de Benedet

(Bio as of September 2008)

Ms. de Benedet most recently appeared at the Goodman in Turn of the Century during the 2008/2009 Season. Her Broadway credits include Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Diana in the Tony Award-winning revival of Nine, the Musical; and The Sound of Music in which she also toured as Elsa playing Chicago’s Shubert Theatre and winning the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Judy Award. Off-Broadway credits include Christopher Durang and Peter Melnick’s Adrift in Macao at Primary Stages (Barrymore Award for Best Actress for the original Philadelphia Theatre Company production); The Second Tosca at the 45th Street Theatre; Peter Melnick and Bill Russell’s The Last Smoker in America at The York Theatre Company’s Developmental Reading Series and the most recent reading of Terrence McNally, Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman’s Catch Me If You Can. Ms. de Benedet toured nationally in the role of Guenevere in Camelot. Regional credits include Kiss Me, Kate at North Shore Music Theatre (The Independent Reviewers of New England Award nomination), The King and I at Ogunquit Playhouse, Blithe Spirit at Riverside Theatre, The Secret Garden (DDCC Award) and As Bees in Honey Drown (DDCC Award) at Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.

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