Lauren (she/her) is an actress, singer, and writer living in New York.
She won the Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Drama Desk Award for her acclaimed performance as Jo in Jagged Little Pill, a role she created from the first reading onwards. Lauren made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, taking over the role of Medium Alison for a four-month run in 2016. She next originated the role of #25 in Sarah DeLappe’s critically acclaimed play The Wolves (Obie and Drama Desk Awards for Best Ensemble). Other theatre credits include Steven Levenson’s Days of Rage at Second Stage, and the original LA production of Deaf West’s Spring Awakening.
She is best known on television as Rachel Witten on Blue Bloods, a role she has played for six seasons. She can also be seen on The Good Fight and Succession.
Up next, Lauren stars in the new Hulu series Death and Other Details, and will lead the world premiere production of The Lonely Few at Geffen Playhouse (running February 28 through April 9).
As a musician, Lauren has played sold-out shows at Rockwood Music Hall, The Bitter End, Tavern on the Green, and Green Room 42. She and her band were written up by Rolling Stone in 2020 for their cover of Ariana Grande’s “God is a Woman.” Their EP is in the works.
Lauren received a BA in Creative Writing from The New School, and trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.