About me

Recently has been playing Cynthia in Dear Evan Hansen

Upcoming: Hopes to return to the West End When Theatres reopen.  Stay safe


Lauren Ward is an Olivier, Tony and Drama Desk nominated Actress and Singer who has worked in both the US and the UK.  She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and grew up mostly in Kansas City, Mo.   Her father was a professor of  Geosciences at UMKC and her mother had her Masters in education specialising in children with reading difficulties.  She started getting interested in theatre at a young age while attending children theatre classes at UMKC and became a company member of the Ivory Tower Players, a youth theatre within the university.  She first performed with them at the then Missiouri Repertory Theatre.  Her work has taken her all over the world.  She's married to the theatre and film director Matthew Warchus, the current artistic director of the Old Vic.  They live in London with their 3 children.