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Anna Jane Casey

 
Bio:
Casey trained at Lupino Dance School in Bury. She made her West End debut at age 16 as Rumpleteazer in Cats at New London Theatre. After two years with Cats she then went on to Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theatre. In 1993 Casey performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Casey trained at Lupino Dance School in Bury. She made her West End debut at age 16 as Rumpleteazer in Cats at New London Theatre. After two years with Cats she then went on to Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theatre. In 1993 Casey performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Fraulein Kost/Fritzi
  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2019
Mrs. Burke
  [West End]
West End Concert, 2005
Paquette

Anna Jane Casey Biography

Casey trained at Lupino Dance School in Bury. She made her West End debut at age 16 as Rumpleteazer in Cats at New London Theatre. After two years with Cats she then went on to Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theatre.

In 1993 Casey performed in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium in the role of Reuben's Wife.

In 1993 she played Barbara-Lou and Rizzo (replacement) in Grease at Dominion Theatre.

She spent two years in Starlight Express at the Apollo Victoria Theatre playing the roles of Buffy, Dinah and Pearl.

In 1998 Casey fulfilled a lifelong ambition by playing Anita in West Side Story, both at the Prince Edward Theatre and on the national tour. It was during this tour she met her husband, Graham MacDuff.

Casey made her first appearance in Chicago as Velma Kelly in 1998, a role she has reprised on numerous occasions.

In 2003 Casey landed the role of Frankie Frayne in the London revival of On Your Toes at the Southbank Centre.
In 2005 she won the TMA (Theatrical Management Association) Award for Best Performance in a Musical playing Mabel in Mack & Mabel at the Watermill Theatre.

She originated the role of Dot in the London revival of Sunday in the Park with George at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2005, but left before the production transferred to The West End and Broadway, being replaced by Jenna Russell.

After that she went on to play Maggie in Hobson's Choice from May to July 2006 at Watermill Theatre before giving birth to her son.

During 2009 she appeared in Forbidden Broadway at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

She spent the Christmas period in the title role of Aladdin at Hackney Empire.

Casey returned to Chicago from February until 24 April 2010 playing Velma Kelly alongside Ruthie Henshall.

Casey appeared in the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park production of The Comedy of Errors as the Courtesan, in the summer of 2010.

She appeared in the BBC Prom celebrating the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein. The concert was broadcast on the BBC on Saturday 28 August 2010.

Casey appeared as 'The Lady of the Lake' in Spamalot, at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

From May 2013 Casey appeared as Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London.

From July 2014 Casey appeared in the London edition of the revue Forbidden Broadway at the Vaudeville Theatre.

From July to September 2015 Casey played the role of Lottie in a revival of musical Mack & Mabel at Chichester Festival Theatre.

From December 2016 Casey played the eponymous Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun at the Sheffield Crucible.

In 2017 she recorded two songs for the album Wit & Whimsy - Songs by Alexander S. Bermange (one solo and one featuring all of the album's 23 artists), which reached No. 1 in the iTunes comedy album chart.

In March 2017 it was announced that Casey will step into the role of Mavis in Stepping Out at the Vaudeville Theatre in London after Tamzin Outhwaite, who was supposed to play the role, fractured her foot during rehearsals. Casey will play the role until Outhwaite is able to return. Her sister Natalie Casey also appears in the play.

In January 2018, it was announced that Casey would play the role of Annie in the UK tour of Calendar Girls, which opens at the Leeds Grand Theatre on 16 August.





Anna Jane Casey News

CABARET to Host 2021 Cast Recording Listening Party with Eddie Redmayne and Lauren La Photo CABARET to Host 2021 Cast Recording Listening Party with Eddie Redmayne and Lauren Laverne This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

To celebrate the release of the CABARET THE MUSICAL 2021 CAST RECORDING, Eddie Redmayne, who won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as The Emcee in this production, will speak to music and culture journalist Lauren Laverne about his experiences in the show, whilst they listen to each number from the newly released cast recording.

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2023 - Where to Watch Pamela Anderson's Documentary Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2023 - Where to Watch Pamela Anderson's Documentary & More
by Michael Major - Jan 1, 2023

Although it may be a new year, a few classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list, plus some exciting new cast recordings that will start your new year off right!

STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Broadcast Date and Time Confirmed Photo STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Broadcast Date and Time Confirmed
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 30, 2022

Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends will be broadcast on BBC Two on 31 December at 5.35pm and then available on the BBC iPlayer. Performances will include Bernadette Peters singing 'Losing My Mind' from Follies and Imelda Staunton singing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' from Gypsy.

MOTHER GOOSE Starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop Announces Additional Venues For UK Photo MOTHER GOOSE Starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop Announces Additional Venues For UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2022

The smash-hit production of MOTHER GOOSE starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop, will also visit Leicester, Salford and Bristol as part of their UK and Ireland tour.

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by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2022

Review: MOTHER GOOSE, Theatre Royal Brighton Photo Review: MOTHER GOOSE, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Caroline Cronin - Dec 11, 2022

As a self-professed panto enthusiast, Mother Goose has never been a favourite of mine...until now. This high profile production written by Jonathan Harvey is a super smart interpretation which has been updated sympathetically for 2022 without losing the original intent.

Photos: First Look at Ian McKellen, John Bishop & More in MOTHER GOOSE UK & Ireland T Photo Photos: First Look at Ian McKellen, John Bishop & More in MOTHER GOOSE UK & Ireland Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

See photos of the UK and Ireland tour of MOTHER GOOSE starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop.

Photos: First Look at Ian McKellen and John Bishop in MOTHER GOOSE Photo Photos: First Look at Ian McKellen and John Bishop in MOTHER GOOSE
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 4, 2022

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions has released a new production photo of Ian McKellen and John Bishop in the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE. The production is currently running at Theatre Royal Brighton before the show transfers to London’s Duke of York’s Theatre (15 December – 2 January 2023) ahead of a UK and Ireland Tour until April 2023.

The Cast of MOTHER GOOSE Arrive at Theatre Royal Brighton Photo The Cast of MOTHER GOOSE Arrive at Theatre Royal Brighton
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 1, 2022

A giant golden egg greets commuters at Brighton station in anticipation of Mother Goose opening at Theatre Royal Brighton this weekend.

Theatre Royal Brighton's New Season Guide Is Out Now Photo Theatre Royal Brighton's New Season Guide Is Out Now
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

Theatre Royal Brighton's brand new What's On Guide is out now! Packed with top quality entertainment, there's a fabulous choice of shows this season from Mother Goose starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop this December, to Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons starring Aidan Turner and Jenna Coleman next March.

Anna Jane Casey Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah  Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah Waddingham, Judi Dench & More

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

Cameron Mackintosh has invited Stephen Sondheim’s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honour and thanks the cast and company and everyone involved for agreeing to a special screening which will allow over 2,500 to see the performance.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Olivier Award-Winning CABARET Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Olivier Award-Winning CABARET

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB swept the boards at this year’s Olivier Awards winning seven awards, equalling the amount previously won by the musicals Hamilton and Matilda the Musical and we have a new video trailer for the production.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Christina Bianco, Kerry Ellis and More Sing SMASH, Adele and More at London Hippodrome
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2013

Broadway and YouTube sensation Christina Bianco filled the Matcham Room at the iconic Hippodrome this weekend with a four-show sell out spectacular. Click below to watch Bianco duet with guests Kerry Ellis and AJ Casey on 'Let Me Be Your Star' and 'Set Fire to the Rain', plus Bianco's Internet-famous performance of 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' as 19 different divas!

STAGE TUBE: Sierra Boggess, Seth MacFarlane & More Perform MAME with John Wilson Orchestra
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2012

Part of the BBC Proms 2012 series from Royal Albert Hall in London, John Wilson conducted the John Wilson Orchestra and Maida Vale Singers in MAME by Jerry Herman, with featured soloists Sierra Boggess, Anna-Jane Casey, Rodney Earl Clarke, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Seth MacFarlane and Julian Ovenden. Watch a video of the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Sierra Boggess in the Recording Studio for Rodgers & Hammerstein AT THE MOVIES!
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2012

Broadway veteran Sierra Boggess will be featured on the upcoming Rodgers & Hammerstein At The Movies CD, singing 'I Have Confidence' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Watch the video below for footage of Boggess recording at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London with John Wilson and The John Wilson Orchestra, plus interviews with the actress and other featured soloists from the album!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Sheffield Theatre's COMPANY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 3, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's musical COMPANY began performances at the Crucible Theatre at the end of November, with an official opening night on 5th December. The show will continue through 7th January.

STAGE TUBE: Michael Bruce's PORTRAIT OF A PRINCESS Featuring Julie Atherton and Sheridan Smith
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2011

Julie Atherton sings a new song by Michael Bruce, with a brand-new video featuring West End stars including Olivier award-winner Sheridan Smith!

BWW WEST END: Menier Chocolate Factory Presents FORBIDDEN BROADWAY
by Eddie Varley - Jul 2, 2009

New York's longest running comedy revue, Forbidden Broadway lands at the Chocolate Factory this Summer, bursting with brand new material and a sensational, hugely talented cast.


Anna Jane Casey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anna Jane Casey been in?
Anna Jane Casey has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Anna Jane Casey been in?
Anna Jane Casey has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Anna Jane Casey's first West End show?
Anna Jane Casey's first West End show was Candide which opened in 2005