Laura Theodore is an award-winning jazz singer, recording artist and actor. In addition, she is a television personality with her own weekly healthy lifestyle show on PBS, radio host and celebrated cookbook author.
Ms. Theodore has made guest appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, USA, and PBS and was recently featured on Insider, Entertainment Tonight Online, Better TV, News 4-NBC Washington, D.C. and CBS Radio. Laura has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, New York Daily News, New York Post, VegNews, Family Circle, PBS Food, Vegetarian Times, JazzTimes, Variety, and Time Magazine, among others.
Laura is presently the on-camera host and co-producer of the Jazzy Vegetarian cooking show on PBS, now in it’s fifth season. Nearly ninety percent of television households across the nation are now able to view broadcasts ofJazzy Vegetarian. In addition, Ms. Theodore hosts the weekly show, "Jazzy Vegetarian Radio," a talk/music format that focuses on delicious, easy to prepare, plant-based recipes, eco-entertaining tips, celebrity interviews, and upbeat music, served up with a bit of fun on the side!
As an award-winning jazz singer and songwriter, Laura has recorded six solo CDs, including her award-winning disc, “Tonight's the Night,” which received a Musician Magazine Award. Her 2009 CD release with the late, great Joe Beck entitled "Golden Earrings," was selected to appear on the 52nd Grammy Award list in the category of “Best Jazz Vocal Album.” Laura has toured throughout the country, performing at numerous major events, such as Night of 100 Stars, Fire and Ice Ball, and The American Film Awards.
On the acting side of things, Laura has appeared in over sixty plays and musicals including Off Broadwayfor two years in the hit show "Beehive," which earned her a coveted Backstage Bistro Award. She was honored with theDenver Critics Drama Circle Award as “Best Actress in a Musical,” for her starring role as Janis Joplin in the World Premier Production of “Love, Janis.”