Tony nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson is breaking audiences' hearts and making even the most jaded New Yorkers cry as bereaved mother Cynthia Murphy in Broadway's new hit musical Dear Evan Hansen.
Scroll on as JLT shares with BroadwayBox her Broadway scrapbook—filled with incredible, rare photos from her acclaimed New York stage career.
Footloose (Ariel), 1998
This is myself and Jeremy Kushner at an autograph signing of our OBCR at Virgin Records! My first Broadway show!
Here I am with castmates Anika Noni Rose and Jenn Gambatese in Footloose in 1999.
Urinetown (Hope Cladwell), 2001
Unforgettable memories of a fantastic show. Revive it!!
Spencer Lemon Kayden and I both up for Tony Awards for Urinetown #ShouldaWonBestMusical
Little Fish at Second Stage (Charlotte), 2003
Opening night of Little Fish by Michael John LaChiusa. Pictured here with composer, Marcy Harriell, and who?? Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Wicked (Glinda), 2004
Dee and Mee.
Entering the bubble before a 40-foot rise above the stage. Not scary at all.
The day Idina Menzel returned for her last performance with fractured ribs and a red track suit. I love you Dee.
The incomparable Stephen Oremus.
Nice Work If You Can Get It (Eileen Evergreen), 2012
Photos courtesy of Chris Sullivan (cast member & This Is Us star)
Lend Me a Tenor (Diana), 2010
Outside the Music Box Theatre during Lend Me a Tenor. Happy to have returned with Dear Evan Hansen.
Dear Evan Hansen (Cynthia Murphy), 2016
#MomsOfEvanHansen She's my soulmate.
My best pin curl selfie ever thanks to a lesson from Leila at Scott J. Aveda on 72nd street!
Don't miss Jennifer Laura Thompson in the hit musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' at Broadway's Music Box Theatre.