Tony Award Nominee Gavin Creel to Play 3 Shows in UK

Gavin Creel has announced that he will be heading to the UK this October to play three very special shows, two of which will be his first ever performances outside of London.

On October 19 Creel will perform at the Brighton Komedia, on October 20 he will perform at the London Jazz Cafe, and on October 21 he will perform at the Manchester Deaf Institute.

Creel was nominated for the 2009 TONY ® Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical and also received a 2009 Distinguished Performance Award nomination by the Drama League for his star turn as Claude in the hit Broadway Revival of HAIR. Creel garnered his first Tony® nomination for THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE in 2002. Gavin is an alumnus of the University of Michigan Musical Theatre Department and is well regarded throughout the dramatic arts community; working with students and the college and university performing arts programs.

For more than 10 years, Creel has worked consistently as an actor to great acclaim. He starred as Bert in the West End production of MARY POPPINS and as Jean-Michel in the Tony® Award winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in 2004-2005. He has appeared in the world premiere of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's BOUNCE (Dir. Hal Prince), BAT BOY (Off-Broadway), HONK! (American Premiere), THE MYSTERY PLAYS (Second Stage / Yale Rep.) and can also be seen alongside Julie Andrews as "Bill" in the television movies ELOISE AT THE PLAZA and ELOISE AT CHRISTMASTIME.

In tandem with his success as an actor, Creel has garnered an organic mainstream following playing to sold-out crowds at venues in New York such as Irving Plaza, Joe's Pub, Symphony Space and Arlene's Grocery. Gavin is currently starring in The Public Theatre & Cameron Mackintosh West End production of HAIR.

As a follow-up to his debut album, "GOODTIMENATION," Creel recently released his new EP, "Quiet". This intimate collection of six original acoustic session songs includes fan favorite, "Hot Ohio," a song Creel describes as, "a simple ode to the kid out there with big time dreams, trapped in a small town...with no air conditioning."

Don't miss your chance to witness one of Broadway's brightest stars when Gavin Creel returns to the UK to perform a set combining original material and a few ‘special surprises'.

Tickets are on sale now priced at £15.00 regionally/£17.00 London (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk  

Photo Credit: Monica Simoes



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