Tony Award winner Lindsay Mendez celebrates her birthday March 1. The actor, known for her big belt, made her Broadway debut in the 2007 revival of Grease, originating the role of Jan. She would return to the Great White Way in 2010 as a Mennonette in Sherie Rene Scott’s autobiographical musical Everyday Rapture. In 2013, Mendez journeyed to Oz, assuming the role of Elphaba.
Mendez made her Broadway play debut in 2017 in Josh Harmon’s Significant Other, playing Laura opposite Gideon Glick as Jordan Berman. She was last seen on Broadway in her Tony Award-winning performances as Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel.
Look Back at Tony Winner Lindsay Mendez on Stage
Mendez has been a special guest performer on Playbill Travel’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Broadway in the Great Northwest, Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise featuring Kate Baldwin, Tedd Firth, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Aaron Lazar, Beth Leavel, Gavin Lee, Kate Shindle and Ambassadors Lucie Arnaz, Ted Chapin, and Tommy Tune (April 26–May 4, 2020), and for Broadway on the Mediterranean (August 31–September 7, 2020), featuring Audra McDonald, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana, Caissie Levy, John McDaniel, Lindsay Mendez, and Will Swenson and for Broadway on the Nile (December 27, 2020–January 7, 2021) with performers soon to be announced and Broadway on the Caribbean (February 15–22, 2021) featuring Jenn Colella, Corey Cott, Nikki M James, John McDaniel, Laura Osnes, and Faith Prince. To book a suite or stateroom, call Playbill Travel at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.