SIERRA BOGGESS is an Olivier nominated actress best known world wide for re-inventing the coveted role of ‘Christine Daae’ in Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, portraying the role on Broadway, Las Vegas and London’s televised 25th Anniversary concert productions of Phantom. She currently is starring in Barry Manilow’s Harmony, which is now on its way to Broadway!
Sierra made her Broadway debut as Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, receiving Drama Desk and Drama League Nominations, as well as the Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Female Breakthrough Performance. Her additional Broadway credits include Master Class, It Shoulda Been You, The Phantom of The Opera, and School of Rock. Boggess’ Off-Broadway credits include Love, Loss, and What I Wore and Music in the Air, alongside Kristin Chenoweth, for New York City Center’s Encores! Series. In London’s West End, Boggess has appeared as Fantine in Les Miserables and originated the role of Christine Daae in Love Never Dies, the critically acclaimed sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, receiving an Olivier Award Nomination for her performance.
Sierra starred as Cinderella in the highly anticipated Hollywood Bowl production of Into the Woods where the Los Angeles Times raved of her “crystalline singing and gameness for comedy…Boggess’ Cinderella was enchanting.” Prior to that she starred as Danielle DeBarbarac in the new musical, Ever After at the Alliance Theatre as well as starred in the world premiere of the new play The Age of Innocence at Hartford Stage for which she received a nomination for a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Countess Ellen Olenska.
Sierra's concert appearances multiple engagements with BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Series The Lyrics of David Zippel, Broadway By The Year at Town Hall, Guys and Dolls at Carnegie Hall opposite Patrick Wilson, Megan Mullally and Nathan Lane, and The Secret Garden at Lincoln Center. She has toured with her cellist sister, Summer Boggess and musical director, Brian Hertz all over the United States as well as Japan, Australia, Germany and London with her concert show which has been preserved live and released on CD, Awakening: Live at 54 Below.
Most recently Sierra released the album Together At A Distance, an collection of classic and contemporary Broadway duets with her long time friend and colleague Julian Ovenden. Other recordings include the original cast albums of School Of Rock, It Shoulda Been You, The Little Mermaid, the 25th-anniversary concert of The Phantom of the Opera (also on DVD), the symphonic recording of Love Never Dies, Andrew Lippa’s A Little Princess, Rodgers & Hammerstein:A Night at the Movies with the John Wilson Orchestra, Where The Sky Ends: The songs of Michael Mott, A New York City Christmas: A benefit album for ASTEP and more.