The stage performer from California best known for originating the role of Cady Heron on the Broadway production of ‘Mean Girls’ (2018). Also observed by audiences on theBroadway show 'Les Misérables'.
August 13, 1992
San Francisco, California, United States
Erika Henningsen is credited for her Outer Critics Circle nomination under the Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her performance of Cady Heron in the theatre adaptation of ’Mean Girls’ (2018). She began her professional theatre acting career at 17 when she was cast in ‘Hairspray’ (2010) which was followed by appearances in ‘Show Boat’ (2014) and ‘Diner’ (2015). She debuted Broadway by Portraying Fantine in Les Misérables in 2015.
Henningsen is pro-active in promoting art and education in her philanthropy and social activism projects. She is a member of various non-profit organizations like Sing For Hope, Artists Striving to End Poverty, Artists for Action NYC, Broadway Sings for Immigration Equality, and more.