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West End and London Credits:
Understudy Artilleryman/The Voice of Humanity in Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of War Of The Worlds (Dominion); Understudy Tony in Billy Elliot: The Musical (Victoria Palace); Understudy Galahad, Lancelot & Bedevere in Spamalot (Playhouse); Swing & Understudy Guy/Cassard in Emma Rice’s The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Gielgud); Larry Foreman in The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola Theatre); Callum in Super Alice Smith (Trafalgar Studios); Roméo et Juliette, Simon Boccanegra, Aida (Royal Opera House); Chess in Concert, The Beatles Philharmonic 50th Anniversary Tribute (Royal Albert Hall)

Other Theatre:
Assistant Dance Captain/Swing in the Lincoln Center’s Tony Award winning production of South Pacific (Barbican/UK Tour); The Last Five Years (Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury); Moliere’s The Sicilian (Tour); Peter Pan (Liverpool Empire); Bobby Duval in World Premiere of Come Fly With Me, Prince Tarragon in Tickledom (Wales Millennium Centre); Dementrius/Fight Captain in A Midsummer’s Night Dream (Welsh Tour)

The Happy Prince (Maria Friedman/Drew McOnie/The Stable Musicals); Devil’s Advocate (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)

Tim in Settled (Ruri James/Blotched Ink); Iwan in Loose Ends (Kim Strobl/Central Film School London)

Billy Elliot Live (Universal/Working Title); Chess in Concert (Warner Music)

Twitter: @chrisjenko

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[West End]
West End Revival Production, 0
Ensemble [Replacement]

[West End]

Galahad (Understudy)

Bedevere (Understudy)

Lancelot (Understudy)

[West End]
Lincoln Center Revival [West End], 2011
Performer (Swing)

[West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Ensemble [Replacement]

Tony (Understudy) [Replacement]

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Chris Jenkins News

CIM Scholar Chris Jenkins Organizes National Conference: Theorizing African American Music

A national conference on African American music is taking place next month with significant support from CIM.

Video: Andy Karl, Tanisha Spring and More Sing GROUNDHOG DAY Back To Life at The Sitzprobe

The Old Vic has revealed a peek inside rehearsal for the award-winning musical, Groundhog Day, which is making its triumphant to London following its world premiere in 2016. Go inside the sitzprobe as the cast and orchestra bring Tim Minchin's score back to life!

Video: Matthew Warchus and Tim Minchin Talk the Return of GROUNDHOG DAY

The award-winning musical, Groundhog Day returns to London this year following its world premiere in 2016. Check out an all new video of Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus talking about the show!

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for GROUNDHOG DAY at The Old Vic

The Old Vic has revealed the full creative team and cast for the award-winning musical, Groundhog Day, which returns to London following its world premiere in 2016.

Bowie Experience To Appear At The Adelphi Theatre in 2023

MRC Presents has announced that Bowie Experience, its highly successful touring theatre show, will play London's historic Adelphi Theatre on Tuesday 28 February 2023.

Full Cast Announced For The National Theatre's New Musical HEX

The National Theatre's new musical Hex returns to the Olivier theatre for Christmas, after its original 2021 opening was delayed due to covid. The full company performing in this new production is announced before starting rehearsals at the NT on Monday 3 October.

Richard X Heyman to Release New Album in October

It’s 2022 and Richard X. Heyman is releasing 67,000 Miles An Album. The disc is a collection of brand-new songs mixed with some from a few years back,produced by Heyman, recorded at his home Kit Factory studio with drums recorded at Eastside Sound in NYC. The earlier compositions were written for The Doughboys.

Photos: First Look at ALL THAT at King's Head Theatre

Get a first look at ’All That’, Shaun Kitchener’s whip-smart domestic drama of love, sex and monogamy, the headline show in King’s Head Theatre’s wildly popular Queer Season, which opened tonight! 

Cast Announced For ALL THAT as Part of King's Head Theatre's Summer Queer Season

Shaun Kitchener's whip-smart domestic drama of love, sex and monogamy is the headline show in King's Head Theatre's wildly popular Queer Season.

THE DANISH GIRL Will Have Workshop at New Theatre Peterborough Next Week

New Theatre Peterborough announce that they will be working with writers Katie Lam and Alex Parker and director Tinuke Craig to host a workshop of a new musical adaptation of The Danish Girl at the New Theatre Peterborough from 26th – 30th April.

BWW Interview: Katy Lipson Talks ASPECTS OF LOVE at Southwark Playhouse

Theatre producer Katy Lipson - who is producing artistic director of the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, as well as being an independent producer and who has recently taken on the road shows such as The Addams Family - is bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1989 musical Aspects of Love to Southwark Playhouse which began at Hope Mill in August 2018. Here, we discuss what makes a good producer, her passion for theatre, and how the show resonates with the present times.

Workshop Theater UnGALA Will Honor Christine Ebersole Oct. 22

Christine Ebersole, the two-time Tony Award winner and star of 'War Paint,' 'Grey Gardens,' '42nd Street' and more, will be honored at The Workshop Theater's fifth annual unGALA on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Ave. (17th Floor), NYC.  

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER at Hope Mill Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the forthcoming production of The Return of the Soldier, which has its regional premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester in September, following its critically-acclaimed London run in 2014.

Casting Announced For THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER At Hope Mill Theatre

The cast has been announced for musical The Return of the Soldier which has its regional premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester next month, following its critically-acclaimed London run in 2014.

Casting Announced For Workshop Presentation Of New Musical ZELDA At The Other Palace

Casting is announced today for workshop performances of ZELDA - A Post-Modern Musical which will take place at The Other Palace next week.

DUNKIRK, COCO and JANE Take Top Awards at Cinema Audio Society

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team from “Dunkirk” of Mark Weingarten CAS, Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo CAS, Alan Meyerson CAS, Thomas J. O'Connell and Scott Curtis.

Photo Flash: First Look of CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire today releases production images of its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime Cinderella which runs at the East London venue until Sunday 31 December with press night this evening. Check out the images below!

BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire can be counted on to deliver a hilarious and naughty panto every year, but Cinderella also has heart. This fun and fantastical production caters to both children and adults with its contemporary humour, talented cast, and impressive staging. Hackney's diverse reimagining of the classic fairy tale is one not to miss this festive season.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Hackney Empire's 2017 Panto CINDERELLA, Starring Aisha Jawando

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. Established West End performer Aisha Jawando (Motown the Musical, Beautiful) will be stepping into the glass slippers of the title role. She will be joined by Hackney Empire pantomime legends Tony Whittle and Kat B as the Ugly Sisters. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!


How many Broadway shows has Chris Jenkins been in?

Chris Jenkins has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Chris Jenkins been in?

Chris Jenkins has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Chris Jenkins's first West End show?

Chris Jenkins's first West End show was Billy Elliot which opened in 2005

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