Rachel Tucker & More Join LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET Lineup, Beg. Today
With top names already announced, the first LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET continues to attract more exciting performers to their roster, and they will perform throughout the exceptional monthlong festival, setting London alive with the sound of cabaret at its Songbook best. The LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET dates have been extended; with the Festival now starting TODAY 13 OCTOBER and the new end date is SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2013.
Additions include: burgeoning Songbook cabaret talent comprising the fabulous MISS HOPE SPRINGS with an exclusively created show for the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET; Leigh Zimmerman (direct from A Chorus Line) alongside her rock musician husband Domenick Allen offer a truly sexy love affair of Cabaret and Songbook; plus a new show from Wicked and I'd Do Anything star Rachel Tucker.
SIMG Productions will be presenting the first exclusive Emerging Artists evening for the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET (Monday 11 November) at The Crazy Coqs. This intimate and hugely entertaining evening will feature four emerging British writers and performers presenting original work in their own unique way. The highly versatile and exciting performers are: Tamar Broadbent, comedy songwriter, hot from her success with her one-woman show Almost Epic; Madalena Alberto, fresh from the tour of Evita; Award winning singer and songwriter Stuart Matthew Price and Tim Sutton winner of the coveted Stiles & Drewe Best Song Award, and Composer & Musical Director of Amen Corner - the acclaimed RNT's opening show in their new venue The Shed. On the night they will be joined by some very special West End guest vocalists to showcase the terrific new young talent of Songbook Cabaret in the UK.
Created especially for the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET, Award winning singer-songwriter, pianist and all round funny girl MISS HOPE SPRINGS presents a brand new show at The Crazy Coqs (Sundays: 27 October, 3, 10 & 17 November). MISS HOPESPRINGS brings a collection of Songbook classics from the cabaret stars that inspired her own career. This laugh-out-loud then move-you-to-tears Artist has proved to be the lounge-act sensation of the West End's flourishing Cabaret scene. Still dressing in the glittering stage-wear of her 1970s heyday, MISS HOPE SPRINGS is the creation of composer, lyricist and gender illusionist TY JEFFRIES (son of the late British screen legend Lionel Jeffries). Add MISS HOPE SPRING's acclaimed original material, the performance will see her swing her way through an evening of personal anecdotes and music from her 'Ritz to the pits life'.
Another exclusive show for the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET is 2013's Olivier Award-Winning actress Leigh Zimmerman (A Chorus Line) and her rock musician and Las Vegas headliner husband Domenick Allen who will premier their new show A Love Affair from A2Z in the Studio at the St James Theatre (Sunday 13 October). Combining her world of Theatre with his world of Rock fuels the chemistry and passion between these two talented and charismatic performers. Timeless songs from Charles Aznavour, Led Zeppelin, Stephen Sondheim, Jimi Hendrix and many more create a truly unique evening of music and comedy. Romantic, sexy, naughty and nice all in one night - everything a great love affair should be!
With a second show premiering on the Opening Night of the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET (Sunday 13 October), the record breaking songstress Rachel Tucker performs her unique cabaret in the main theatre at the St James Theatre. Coinciding with the release of her debut album and fresh from playing Elphaba in Wicked, the We Will Rock You and I'd Do Anything TV star will sing her heart out Songbook Cabaret style.
The Festival continues to grow across the six London venues that will be hosting what will surely be an explosive and joyous inaugural LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET.