Tony Winner Alfie Boe Performs FINDING NEVERLAND on 'Today'
Tony Winner Alfie Boe stopped by this morning's 'Today' to perform the title song from Broadway's Finding Neverland. The actor recently stepped into the role of author 'J.M. Barrie' in the production. Check out the appearance below!Alifie Boe made his Broadway debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed production La Boheme, for which he and his co-stars received a special Tony Award in 2003 for their performances. Boe is beloved by millions of LES MISERABLES fans for his October 2010 role as Jean Valjean in the legendary 25thAnniversary Concert at London's O2 Arena, which prompted The Evening Standard to declare that he was "a stunning Valjean." In 2011, Boe played a sold-out six-month engagement as Valjean in the original West End production of LES MISERABLES at the Queen's Theatre. These performances propelled him into BECOMING a platinum-selling recording artist and a hugely-successful international concert performer. Often considered Britain's favorite tenor, Boe hails from the Lancashire, England fishing port, Fleetwood. In his early career, he studied and sang opera at London's National Opera Studio and the Royal Opera House.
He went on to release numerous highly-successful solo albums in the UK and the US and has toured extensively in both regions. His live opera appearances include The Pearl Fishers at the English National Opera and Romeo ET Juliette at the Royal Opera House. He was also featured in the popular ITV series "Mr. Selfridge" as music-hall singer Richard Chapman. In 2010, he performed alongside John Owen-Jones and Simon Bowman for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall as part of the Royal Variety Performance in 2010, and, in 2012, he performed at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. In 2013, Boe released his autobiography, My Story.