Original “Violet” Lauren Ward Visits

On Tuesday, October 21, Lauren Ward, Kansas City native and the actress who created the role of VIOLET, visited Spinning Tree Theatre’s first night of rehearsal. She spoke with the company about her experience with VIOLET and her career since. Lauren was nominated for the Tony Award last year for creating the role of Miss Honey in MATILDA THE MUSICAL.


PIC Lauren Ward full castLauren Ward with the cast of the Kansas City premiere of VIOLET


PIC Lauren Ward & Lauren BratonOriginal VIOLET Lauren Ward with KC premiere VIOLET Lauren Braton. Both Kansas City gals, both Royals fans (note Braton’s tie).


PIC Lauren Ward with MG & APLauren Ward with Spinning Tree founders Michael Grayman and Andy Parkhurst. Ward and Parkhurst performed together as kids at KC’s Starlight Theatre, and later in the musical CABARET in New York.

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