Laurie Beechman

Laurie Beechman

Performer

When Laurie Beechman sang Grizabella at the June 1997 gala celebrating Cats becoming the longest-running Broadway show, audiences hoped this meant her eight-year battle with cancer was behind her. Alas, that wasn't the case. Beechman died Mar. 8, 1998, at age 43.

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  • Born: Apr 4, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Death: Mar 8, 1998 in White Plains, New York

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Nominee
Theatre World
1982 Theatre World Award Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Winner
Tony Award
1982 Featured Actress in a Musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Nominee