Laura Michelle Kelly is an Oliver Award winning actress for her star-making performance as the title role in the London production of Disney’s Mary Poppins. Laura recently completed her run as Anna Leonowens in the national tour of The King and I. Prior to that she spent a year and a half run playing Sylvia Llewelyn Davies in the Broadway production of Finding Neverland, starring opposite Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer after originating the role at the American Repertory Theatre (2015 Elliott Award Nominee).
Her other Broadway/New York credits include the Encores! production of Me And My Girl, reprising her role in Mary Poppins and the 2004 revival of Fiddler on the Roof. West End credits include: My Fair Lady (Eliza), Speed The Plow, (Karen), Lord of the Rings: The Musical (Galadriel), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), Whistle Down the Wind (Swallow), Peter Pan (Wendy), Les Miserables (Eponine), Mamma Mia! (Sophie). Regional: The King and I (Anna) and South Pacific (Nellie). Film: “Sweeney Todd” (Lucy/Beggar Woman; dir. Tim Burton) and “Goddess” (2012 Cannes Film Festival) Album: The Storm Inside (2006). Recipient: Awarded Voice of Musical Theatre. Numerous radio, TV, concert appearances including Albert Hall, Hampton Court Palace, Royal Opera House, Millennium Stadium, Buckingham Palace and performed for President Obama for the 4th of July celebration and for the nation’s televised event “Broadway at the White House.”