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Shoshana Bean

Shoshana earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). She is best known for playing Elphaba on Broadway in the musical Wicked. While at CCM, Shoshana Bean was roommates with Kristy Cates, who would later play the role of Elphaba in Wicked as well.

Shortly after moving to New York City, she was cast in the Off-Broadway revival of Godspell. Bean subsequently performed in the national tour of Leader of the Pack. She was also an original cast member in the Tony Award-winning production of Broadway's Hairspray, originating the role of Shelley and understudying the roles of Tracy Turnblad, Velma Von Tussle, and Prudy Pingleton.

Bean's breakthrough came in 2005, when she became the 1st replacement for Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel in the Broadway production of Wicked. Bean's successful year-long run in the lead role concluded on January 8, 2006 and she was replaced by Idina Menzel's original standby, Eden Espinosa.

Bean reprised the role of Elphaba in the national tour of Wicked for a brief run in the fall of 2006, where ahe was joined by former co-star Megan Hilty. Since leaving Wicked, Bean has recorded background vocals for the film soundtracks to Hairspray and Enchanted.

Shoshana's debut album, "Superhero", was released on December 2, 2008. "O'Farrell Street" was released on February 12, 2013.

Visit http://www.shoshanabean.com/ to learn about upcoming performances and more!


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Shoshana Bean sings "Still Hurting" from The Last Five Years on The Broadway Cruise

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Shoshana Bean sings Still Hurting from The Last Five Years on The Broadway Cruise
  • Shoshana Bean sings "Still Hurting" from The Last Five Years on The Broadway Cruise - 04:44
  • 4.85 stars / 185
  • 26109 Views
  • thebroadwaycruise
Shoshana Bean - Before Its Over - Pasek and Paul - Dogfight
  • Shoshana Bean - Before It's Over - Pasek and Paul - Dogfight - 03:56
  • 4.91 stars / 88
  • 16233 Views
  • pasekandpaul
Shoshana Bean - Pretty Funny - Pasek and Paul - DOGFIGHT
  • Shoshana Bean - Pretty Funny - Pasek and Paul - DOGFIGHT - 04:55
  • 4.98 stars / 226
  • 29413 Views
  • pasekandpaul
Like Breathing - EDGES - Shoshana Bean with Pasek and Paul
  • Like Breathing - EDGES - Shoshana Bean with Pasek and Paul - 05:08
  • 4.91 stars / 86
  • 9219 Views
  • pasekandpaul
Shoshana Bean Demo Reel
  • Shoshana Bean Demo Reel - 09:53
  • 4.89 stars / 35
  • 5920 Views
  • thebestarts
Shoshana Bean Reel
  • Shoshana Bean Reel - 02:33
  • 4.85 stars / 104
  • 23151 Views
  • shoshanabean
lady of soul awards 05
  • lady of soul awards 05 - 04:24
  • 0 stars / 0
  • 97213 Views
  • shoshanabean
Shoshana Bean - I Will Always Love You - Upright Cabaret
  • Shoshana Bean - I Will Always Love You - Upright Cabaret - 04:53
  • 4.94 stars / 127
  • 20548 Views
  • uprightcabaret
You Should Be In Love - Shoshana Bean - the Batterys Down
  • You Should Be In Love - Shoshana Bean - the Battery's Down - 01:45
  • 4.96 stars / 94
  • 12216 Views
  • thebestarts
Meg and Sho Defy Inequality
  • Meg and Sho Defy Inequality - 03:47
  • 5 stars / 46
  • 5344 Views
  • marthabeans
Shoshana Bean-Aint No Way-Upright Cabaret
  • Shoshana Bean-Aint No Way-Upright Cabaret - 03:53
  • 4.74 stars / 76
  • 10294 Views
  • karebear121
Shoshana Bean / Jake Simpson Aint No Way  Upright Cabaret
  • Shoshana Bean / Jake Simpson 'Ain't No Way' Upright Cabaret - 06:18
  • 4.9 stars / 294
  • 42355 Views
  • uprightcabaret
Shoshana Bean sings Scott Alans HOME - Live @ Birdland
  • Shoshana Bean sings Scott Alan's HOME - Live @ Birdland - 06:57
  • 4.95 stars / 571
  • 116132 Views
  • scottalannet
Shoshana Bean performs Fly Fly Away at Upright Cabaret
  • Shoshana Bean performs 'Fly Fly Away' at Upright Cabaret - 05:15
  • 4.93 stars / 110
  • 30872 Views
  • uprightcabaret
Shoshana Bean - Again
  • Shoshana Bean - Again - 04:21
  • 5 stars / 49
  • 6639 Views
  • hbcamera
Shoshana Bean sings Thats Life at Upright Cabaret - PS
  • Shoshana Bean sings 'That's Life' at Upright Cabaret - PS - 04:37
  • 4.78 stars / 37
  • 6613 Views
  • uprightcabaret
Shoshana Bean - The Wizard And I
  • Shoshana Bean - The Wizard And I - 07:14
  • 4.91 stars / 479
  • 75770 Views
  • hbcamera
Scott Alan CD Release: If I Own Today
  • Scott Alan CD Release: If I Own Today - 02:46
  • 5 stars / 6
  • 869 Views
  • ingenuefatale
Shoshana Bean The After Party 11/28/2008
  • Shoshana Bean The After Party 11/28/2008 - 02:36
  • 5 stars / 10
  • 1545 Views
  • hdjk28
Seth Rudetsky deconstructs Hair with beltress/riff-meistress Shoshana Bean
  • Seth Rudetsky deconstructs Hair with beltress/riff-meistress Shoshana Bean - 08:25
  • 4.93 stars / 216
  • 29404 Views
  • zonkzink
Shoshana Bean-Rock With You-Upright Cabaret-Palm Springs
  • Shoshana Bean-Rock With You-Upright Cabaret-Palm Springs - 03:12
  • 5 stars / 10
  • 913 Views
  • karebear121
Shoshana Bean & Jason Robert Brown Id Give It All For You
  • Shoshana Bean & Jason Robert Brown "I'd Give It All For You" - 05:03
  • 4.88 stars / 102
  • 33805 Views
  • sapubrel
Ready to be Loved Shoshana Bean performs Pasek & Paul Live
  • "Ready to be Loved" Shoshana Bean performs Pasek & Paul Live - 04:04
  • 4.84 stars / 126
  • 39294 Views
  • urintown
Shoshana Bean - Part of Your World from Little Mermaid
  • Shoshana Bean - "Part of Your World" from "Little Mermaid" - 02:58
  • 4.94 stars / 65
  • 15644 Views
  • sapubrel
Shoshana Bean - Medley of Show Songs
  • Shoshana Bean - Medley of Show Songs - 05:08
  • 4.91 stars / 47
  • 11001 Views
  • jamchee79
Shoshana Bean Roles Ill Never Get To Play (Medley)
  • Shoshana Bean "Roles I'll Never Get To Play" (Medley) - 05:25
  • 4.8 stars / 160
  • 19399 Views
  • urintown
Shoshana Bean Wicked Medley R Family Vacations Cruise
  • Shoshana Bean "Wicked" Medley R Family Vacations Cruise - 08:19
  • 4.94 stars / 143
  • 17504 Views
  • sapubrel
Shoshana Bean @ Ryan Blacks 88s Cabaret - Fly Fly Away
  • Shoshana Bean @ Ryan Black's 88's Cabaret - Fly Fly Away - 05:07
  • 4.81 stars / 21
  • 2420 Views
  • cherryblossom04
Shoshana Bean ft. Billy Porter- Again - Birdland
  • Shoshana Bean ft. Billy Porter- Again - Birdland - 04:18
  • 4.89 stars / 38
  • 6779 Views
  • kevinmichaelt
Shoshana Bean - Good Enough - Birdland
  • Shoshana Bean - Good Enough - Birdland - 03:17
  • 4.75 stars / 16
  • 2054 Views
  • kevinmichaelt
Shoshana Bean - Superhero - Birdland
  • Shoshana Bean - Superhero - Birdland - 03:50
  • 4.69 stars / 13
  • 808 Views
  • kevinmichaelt
Shoshana Bean - My Funny Valentine - Birdland
  • Shoshana Bean - My Funny Valentine - Birdland - 06:15
  • 5 stars / 15
  • 1102 Views
  • kevinmichaelt
Vegas highlights
  • Vegas highlights - 03:02
  • 5 stars / 18
  • 2051 Views
  • shoshanabean
Shoshana Bean and Scott Alan write a song together - and here is the video proof !!!!
  • Shoshana Bean and Scott Alan write a song together - and here is the video proof !!!! - 09:48
  • 4.96 stars / 107
  • 7453 Views
  • scottalannet
Shoshana Bean-116th-Upright Cabaret
  • Shoshana Bean-116th-Upright Cabaret - 02:39
  • 5 stars / 21
  • 2035 Views
  • karebear121
A Little Hope - Sound Check rehearsal - f/ Shoshana Bean, Scott Alan and TADA!
  • 'A Little Hope' - Sound Check rehearsal - f/ Shoshana Bean, Scott Alan and TADA! - 07:33
  • 4.92 stars / 97
  • 6015 Views
  • scottalannet
Shoshana Bean at Joes Pub sings Schonfelds House of Love
  • Shoshana Bean at Joe's Pub sings Schonfeld's "House of Love" - 05:13
  • 4.87 stars / 62
  • 12548 Views
  • bwm212
Shoshana Bean Wizard and I
  • Shoshana Bean "Wizard and I" - 04:39
  • 5 stars / 51
  • 7735 Views
  • lexlex1
Shoshana Bean - 116
  • Shoshana Bean - 116 - 07:14
  • 5 stars / 24
  • 3145 Views
  • sapubrel
All I Want for Christmas is...a Streamy! - SHOSHANA BEAN
  • "All I Want for Christmas is...a Streamy!" - SHOSHANA BEAN - 01:51
  • 4.92 stars / 242
  • 34729 Views
  • thebatterysdown
Shoshana Bean @ Ryan Blacks 88s Cabaret - Miss you Most (At Christmas Time)
  • Shoshana Bean @ Ryan Black's 88's Cabaret - "Miss you Most (At Christmas Time) - 05:16
  • 5 stars / 6
  • 672 Views
  • cherryblossom04
Shoshana Bean & Leslie Kritzer
  • Shoshana Bean & Leslie Kritzer - 03:41
  • 4.89 stars / 35
  • 7311 Views
  • jamchee79
Gravity/Defying Gravity Shoshana Bean
  • Gravity/Defying Gravity Shoshana Bean - 06:30
  • 5 stars / 89
  • 7963 Views
  • shoshanabean
Shoshana Bean The Wizard and I.MP4
  • Shoshana Bean The Wizard and I.MP4 - 05:15
  • 5 stars / 29
  • 4068 Views
  • amnikita
WOULDNT IT BE LOVERLY performed by Shoshana Bean
  • WOULDN'T IT BE LOVERLY performed by Shoshana Bean - 02:11
  • 5 stars / 14
  • 1946 Views
  • harvestraintheatre
GRETA performed by Shoshana Bean
GOODBYE UNTIL TOMORROW performed by Shoshana Bean
  • GOODBYE UNTIL TOMORROW performed by Shoshana Bean - 04:28
  • 4.87 stars / 121
  • 17065 Views
  • harvestraintheatre
FUNNY VALENTINE performed by Shoshana Bean
  • FUNNY VALENTINE performed by Shoshana Bean - 06:26
  • 5 stars / 38
  • 2704 Views
  • harvestraintheatre
Shoshana Bean ---  Wont be long
  • Shoshana Bean --- " Won't be long" - 06:08
  • 0 stars / 0
  • 1363 Views
  • krizol6
Shoshana Bean --Rolling in the Deep
  • Shoshana Bean --Rolling in the Deep - 05:41
  • 0 stars / 0
  • 49193 Views
  • krizol6
BDF Omaha-My Funny Valentine.m4v
  • BDF Omaha-My Funny Valentine.m4v - 04:59
  • 5 stars / 13
  • 1252 Views
  • jamielee426
Sia - Chandelier Cover - By Shoshana Bean & Blake Lewis
  • Sia - Chandelier Cover - By Shoshana Bean & Blake Lewis - 04:59
  • 0 stars / 0
  • 58527 Views
  • shoshanabean
Shoshana Bean - Runaway Train LIVE


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