Playbill Poll: Who Should Play Elsa in the Stage Adaptation of Disney's "Frozen"? Readers Respond
19 Jan 2014
Photo by Nathan Johnson Photography
Jessica Davies: Laura Osnes!!!!!!! Kimberly Rose Roeten: Idina Menzel, or Laura Osnes! @MaryJDavis007: Laura Osnes. Anika Larsen #Frozen
Laura Osnes, a two-time Tony Award nominee for her performances in Cinderella and Bonnie & Clyde, has also been seen on Broadway in South Pacific, Anything Goes and Grease, in which she originated the role of Sandy after winning the reality show competition "Grease: You're the One That I Want!"
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.