American stage actress who originated the role of Miss Honey in the Western End and Broadway productions from the musical Matilda. She was nominated for the Tony Prize for Greatest Featured Actress on her behalf functionality in the musical. She went to the School of NEW YORK School from the Arts and produced her Broadway debut in 1994 as Jenny Sanborn in Carousel. She produced her Broadway debut in the present Carousel in 1994. She wedded movie director Matthew Warchus, plus they acquired three kids. The 1994 revival of Carousel also highlighted Audra McDonald within a supporting role.