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Amara Okereke

 
Bio:
Training: Arts Educational Schools, London; National Youth Music Theatre. Theatre includes: The Boyfriend (Menier Chocolate Factory) Oklahoma (Chichester Festival Theatre) Cosette in Les Mis√©rables (Queen‚Äôs Theatre); Jason Robert Brown in Concert (Royal Festival Hall) Winner of ‚ÄėBest ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Arts Educational Schools, London; National Youth Music Theatre. Theatre includes: The Boyfriend (Menier Chocolate Factory) Oklahoma (Chichester Festival Theatre) Cosette in Les Mis√©rables (Queen‚Äôs Theatre); Jason Robert Brown in Concert (Royal Festival Hall) Winner of ‚ÄėBest ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Eliza Doolittle
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Cosette [Replacement]
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory's West End Revival, 2019
Polly
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Cosette [Replacement]

Photos

Amara Okereke and company Photo

Amara Okereke and company

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05/16/2022
Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okereke, Malcolm Sinclair Photo

Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okereke, Malcolm Sinclair

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Date:
05/16/2022
Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okereke, Malcolm Sinclair Photo

Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okereke, Malcolm Sinclair

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Date:
05/16/2022
Charlotte Kennedy, Rebekah Lowings, Maureen Beattie, Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okerek Photo

Charlotte Kennedy, Rebekah Lowings, Maureen Beattie, Harry Hadden-Paton, Amara Okereke, Malcolm Sinclair

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05/16/2022
Dame Vanessa Redgrave, Amara Okereke Photo

Dame Vanessa Redgrave, Amara Okereke

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05/16/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Eliza Doolittle

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Cosette [Replacement]

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory's West End Revival, 2019
Polly

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Cosette [Replacement]

Amara Okereke Biography

Training: Arts Educational Schools, London; National Youth Music Theatre.

Theatre includes: The Boyfriend (Menier Chocolate Factory) Oklahoma (Chichester Festival Theatre) Cosette in Les Mis√©rables (Queen‚Äôs Theatre); Jason Robert Brown in Concert (Royal Festival Hall) Winner of ‚ÄėBest Actress in a Musical‚Äô at the Stage Debut Awards 2018 for Cosette in Les Mis√©rables. Film includes: Sarah in Suckapunch (short) Workshops include: Polly in Mr Gum and The Dancing Bear (National Theatre); Teen Gemma in Ordinary World; Lorelei in Lorelei; Private Lives.




Amara Okereke News

Wake Up With BWW 5/19: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Announces Broadway Transfer, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/19: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Announces Broadway Transfer, and More!
by - May 19, 2022

Today's top stories include the Broadway transfer of A  Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. The musical will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre. Plus, Fran Drescher dishes on The Nanny musical, first look at Skylar Astin in Little Shop of Horrors, and more!

BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY, London Coliseum
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 19, 2022

Expectations have been high for My Fair Lady. It is easy to see why it was such a hit on Broadway; brimming with English period tropes of top hats, Ascot races, lovable cockneys and snobbish toffs. Bartlett Sher's revival now comes to the West End. It looks stunning, but does not always hit the high notes.

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End Photo VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

Bartlett Sher’s glorious multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe’s much loved My Fair Lady which will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in what will be the first major West End revival of the show for 21 years.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

My Fair Lady is on its way to the London stage. Bartlett Sher's glorious multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved My Fair Lady will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in what will be the first major West End revival of the show for 21 years.

Inside Rehearsals: MY FAIR LADY, London Coliseum Photo Inside Rehearsals: MY FAIR LADY, London Coliseum
by Jo Caruana - May 5, 2022

With just days to go until Bartlett Sher's dazzling revival of My Fair Lady raises the roof on London's Coliseum, it’s Vanessa Redgrave who says it best. 'There are many shows,' she smiles. 'But there is only one My Fair Lady.'

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the West End Revival of MY FAIR LADY Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the West End Revival of MY FAIR LADY
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

New rehearsal images have been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

Photos/Video: First Look at Amara Okereke and Harry Hadden-Paton in MY FAIR LADY Photo Photos/Video: First Look at Amara Okereke and Harry Hadden-Paton in MY FAIR LADY
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

New images of Amara Okereke as Eliza Dootlitte and Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins have been released today along with a behind the scenes video captured at the photoshoot.

Full Cast Announced For MY FAIR LADY at The London Coliseum Photo Full Cast Announced For MY FAIR LADY at The London Coliseum
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

Stephen K Amos will play the role of Alfred P. Doolittle. Stephen is a BAFTA award-winning comedian whose stage work includes My Night With Reg and One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest. Malcolm Sinclair will play the role of Colonel Pickering. Malcolm has performed in more than 50 theatrical productions and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2019 Olivier Awards for his performance in Pressure at The Ambassador's Theatre. 

Amara Okereke, Harry Haddon-Paton and Vanessa Redgrave to Lead MY FAIR LADY West End Photo Amara Okereke, Harry Haddon-Paton and Vanessa Redgrave to Lead MY FAIR LADY West End
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022

The Tony-nominated Lincoln Center production of the classic musical, My Fair Lady, is headed for the West End! Bartlett Sher's loverly production will begin performances at the English National Opera's London Coliseum in May 2022.

Amara Okereke Videos

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End VideoVIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

My Fair Lady is on its way to the London stage. Bartlett Sher's glorious multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved My Fair Lady will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in what will be the first major West End revival of the show for 21 years.


Amara Okereke Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amara Okereke next theatre project?
Amara Okereke's next show will be My Fair Lady which opens on 5/18/2022 on West End.

How many Broadway shows has Amara Okereke been in?
Amara Okereke has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Amara Okereke been in?
Amara Okereke has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Amara Okereke's first West End show?
Amara Okereke's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985