"Benjamin Lurye as Freddy Eynsford-Hill is absolutely perfect.
I mean it."

my fair lady | Olney theatre Center

Jill Kyle-Keith, dcmetrotheatrearts.com

Originally from Maryland, Ben Lurye relocated to Brooklyn, New York on March 1st, 2020 – which turned out to be a really, really interesting choice.

Ben’s DC area credits include Signature Theatre: A Little Night Music, Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson’s Diner (world premere), Sweeney Todd; Olney Theatre: My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd, Mary Poppins, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Forever Plaid; Ford’s Theatre: Hello, Dolly!Rep Stage: Songs for a New WorldSweeney Todd, The Fantasticks1st Stage: Floyd Collins, Parfumerie; Toby’s Dinner Theatre: Les Miserables, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1776, Ragtime; UrbanArias: Blue Viola (world premiere); The Kennedy Center, Adventure Theatre, and others. Ben has also appeared at Bristol Riverside Theatre: A Comedy of Tenors; Virginia Rep: Cinderella; Artistree Music Theatre Festival: Forever Plaid, and has appeared in concert with the Lawton Philharmonic, The American Pops, and the National Symphony Orchestras.

As Music Director, Ben’s work has been seen at Constellation TheatreCaucasian Chalk Circle; Adventure Theatre: Make Way For Ducklings, Fantastagirl and the Math Monster (world premieres); We Happy FewThe Tempest, Capital Fringe Festival: The A Cappella Party (also composer), and numerous educational productions at Adventure Theatre, Imagination Stage, and DC-area high schools. 

Sweeney Todd | Rep Stage

"Benjamin Lurye...commands the stage when he lets loose with his bright, finely focused tenor"
Tim Smith
The Baltimore Sun
"Lurye makes the role his own...commendable to see something that has been done so many times become refreshing and unique"