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Benjamin Purkiss

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original Production at London Coliseum, 2017
Strat (Alternate)
Ensemble

Photos

Benjamin Purkiss and Paige Fenlon Photo

Benjamin Purkiss and Paige Fenlon

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03/14/2022
Benjamin Purkiss and cast Photo

Benjamin Purkiss and cast

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03/14/2022
Benjamin Purkiss and Alex Gibson-Giorgio Photo

Benjamin Purkiss and Alex Gibson-Giorgio

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03/14/2022
Alex Gibson-Giorgio and Benjamin Purkiss Photo

Alex Gibson-Giorgio and Benjamin Purkiss

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02/26/2020
Benjamin Purkiss and Alex Gibson-Giorgio Photo

Benjamin Purkiss and Alex Gibson-Giorgio

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02/26/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original Production at London Coliseum, 2017
Strat (Alternate)

Ensemble






Benjamin Purkiss News

THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL Opens This Friday At Storyhouse; Children's Ca Photo THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL Opens This Friday At Storyhouse; Children's Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Phoebe Cheffings (12) from Wrexham, North Wales, Eve Corbishley (13) from the Wirral and Eva Johnson (11) from Salford have all been cast as Young Clare in the world premiere of The Time Traveller's Wife: The Musical, based on the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin. 

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL at Storyhouse in  Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL at Storyhouse in Chester
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the world premiere of THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL.

David Hunter and Joanna Woodward Will Lead the World Premiere of THE TIME TRAVELLER'S Photo David Hunter and Joanna Woodward Will Lead the World Premiere of THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

David Hunter will star as Henry and Joanna Woodward as Clare and in the world premiere of The Time Traveller's Wife: The Musical, based on the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin. 

BWW Interview: Benjamin Purkiss Chats ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Benjamin Purkiss Chats ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Theatre
by Abbie Grundy - Apr 21, 2022

Benjamin Purkiss first donned the Zorro mask in 2020 at the Hope Mill Theatre - but the run was cut short due to the pandemic. Now, the iconic story of good vs. evil is reimagined for a new production of at Charing Cross Theatre.

BWW Review: ZORRO THE MUSICAL, Charing Cross Theatre Photo BWW Review: ZORRO THE MUSICAL, Charing Cross Theatre
by Caroline Cronin - Apr 13, 2022

Zorro the Musical has lived many lives before its latest engagement at the Charing Cross Theatre. From the West End Production of 2008-09 to this production’s first outing at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, which was cruelly cut short just two previews in by the pandemic. It bursts into its new home with fiery abandon.

Photos: First Look at ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

All new photos have been released from the newly reimagined Zorro The Musical by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson, featuring music by the Gipsy Kings and John Cameron, with lyrics by Stephen Clark.

JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows Photo JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 1, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a juicy revival to a new political play and a classic musical reborn, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Rehearsal photos have been released for the newly reimagined Zorro The Musical by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson, featuring music by the Gipsy Kings and John Cameron, with lyrics by Stephen Clark.

Full Casting Announced For Reimagined ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross Photo Full Casting Announced For Reimagined ZORRO THE MUSICAL at Charing Cross
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022

Aria Entertainment today announces full cast for newly reimagined Zorro The Musical by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson, featuring music by the Gipsy Kings and John Cameron, with lyrics by Stephen Clark. 

VIDEO: Alice Fearn, Sophie Isaacs, and More Perform 'Unity' To Raise Money For Acting Photo VIDEO: Alice Fearn, Sophie Isaacs, and More Perform 'Unity' To Raise Money For Acting For Others
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

The West End Best Friend team's charity single, 'Unity', is now available!

Benjamin Purkiss Videos

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL Takes the Words Right Out of Our Mouths on Opening Night in To VideoVIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL Takes the Words Right Out of Our Mouths on Opening Night in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL celebrated a triumphant opening night on October 25th at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, and all of Toronto was out to join in the festivities. Hear from some of the city's biggest celebrities and - of course - the stars in the opening night video below!

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Andrew Polec Road Trips from Philly to Toronto VideoVIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL's Andrew Polec Road Trips from Philly to Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

BAT OUT OF HELL star Andrew Polec (Strat) took a road trip from Philadelphia to Toronto to start rehearsals for the show's North American Premiere. Hop along for the ride in the video below!

VIDEO: BAT OUT OF HELL Does it All for Love on Britain's Got Talent
by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2017

Britain's newest must-see Bat Out of Hell starts performances on 5 June, but the show gave everyone a sneak peek when they performed a rocking medley on Britain's Got Talent. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Audience Members from Around the World React to BAT OUT OF HELL in Manchester
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2017

The world premiere of the long-awaited Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell - The Musical will take place in London's West End at the London Coliseum, opening on Tuesday 20 June 2017, following previews from 5 June, for a limited season until 22 July 2017. The show began previews at Manchester Opera House on 17 February and will run until 8 April 2017. Audience members have traveled across the globe to see the show - find out what they thought below!

STAGE TUBE: Katie Bernstein Sings 'The Gentleman Is A Dope' from ALLEGRO, Coming to Southwark Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2016

DOPEIn the video below, Katie Bernstein sings the iconic number 'The Gentleman Is A Dope' from Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Thom Southerland and produced by Daniedlle Tarento, playing at Southwark Playhouse 5 Aug - 10 Sept 2016. Click below to watch her perform!


Benjamin Purkiss Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Benjamin Purkiss been in?
Benjamin Purkiss has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Benjamin Purkiss been in?
Benjamin Purkiss has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Benjamin Purkiss's first West End show?
Benjamin Purkiss's first West End show was Bat Out of Hell which opened in 2017