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Christina Bennington

 
Bio:
Belfast born and raised, Christina trained at the Guildford School of Acting. In addition to creating Raven in Bat Out Of Hell, her theatre credits include; Kim in the West End revival of Show Boat, Johanna in Sweeney Todd at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Derby Theatre, Marilyn in A Christmas ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Belfast born and raised, Christina trained at the Guildford School of Acting. In addition to creating Raven in Bat Out Of Hell, her theatre credits include; Kim in the West End revival of Show Boat, Johanna in Sweeney Todd at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Derby Theatre, Marilyn in A Christmas ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2021
Veronica Sawyer
  [Off-Broadway]
NY City Center Production, 2019
Raven
  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2018
Raven
  [West End]
Original Production at London Coliseum, 2017
Raven
  [West End]
West End Revival Production, 2016
Town Girl/Nun/Kim/Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

 Jodie Steele, Christina Bennington, Bobbie Little & Frances Mayli McCann  Photo

Jodie Steele, Christina Bennington, Bobbie Little & Frances Mayli McCann

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06/25/2021
Christina Bennington, Jodie Steele, Bobbie Little & Frances Mayli McCann Photo

Christina Bennington, Jodie Steele, Bobbie Little & Frances Mayli McCann

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Date:
06/25/2021
Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Ross Harmon, Madison Swan, Christina Bennington & Jodie Steele Photo

Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Ross Harmon, Madison Swan, Christina Bennington & Jodie Steele

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Date:
06/25/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
2021
Veronica Sawyer

  [Off-Broadway]
NY City Center Production, 2019
Raven

  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2018
Raven

  [West End]
Original Production at London Coliseum, 2017
Raven

  [West End]
West End Revival Production, 2016
Town Girl/Nun/Kim/Ensemble [Replacement]

Christina Bennington Biography

Belfast born and raised, Christina trained at the Guildford School of Acting. In addition to creating Raven in Bat Out Of Hell, her theatre credits include; Kim in the West End revival of Show Boat, Johanna in Sweeney Todd at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Derby Theatre, Marilyn in A Christmas Carol at the Birmingham Rep and the UK tours of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! and musical comedy The Smallest Show On Earth. Catch her in upcoming feature film Falling For Figaro.

Christina has received much praise from critics and fans alike for her outstanding performance as Raven, a role she originated when the show premiered at London‚Äôs Coliseum in 2017, winning the Evening Standard‚Äôs ‚ÄėBest Musical‚Äô award that year. Broadway World said: ‚ÄėChristina Bennington is ravishing. She unleashes a full, mixed belt that can quickly shift to a pure, balanced soprano. Her voice drops jaws.‚Äô





Christina Bennington News

Winners Announced Of WEST END CALLING Singing Competition Photo Winners Announced Of WEST END CALLING Singing Competition
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021

On Sunday, the West End Calling Grand Finals took over the Charing Cross Theatre for the day, where 28 young performers from all over the country came together to perform in the two shows - the Junior Final and the Senior Final.

VIDEO: Christina Bennington and Jordan Luke Gage Perform 'Dead Girl Walking' for HEAT Photo VIDEO: Christina Bennington and Jordan Luke Gage Perform 'Dead Girl Walking' for HEATHERS Day
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 1, 2021

She's a dead girl walking! Heathers' West End Veronica and JD, Christina Bennington and Jordan Luke Gage, perform Dead Girl Walking in this brand new music video to celebrate Heathers Day. Bob Broad provides accompaniment on piano.

BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, Theatre Royal Haymarket Photo BWW Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 24, 2021

Before Clueless or Mean Girls came Heathers, a cult 1988 film satirising the explosive consequences of painful social pressures in an American high school. Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy’s award-winning musical version now bounces back into the West End for a 12-week run with a brand new vigour.

Photo Flash: See Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage & More in the West End Return Photo Photo Flash: See Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage & More in the West End Return of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Greetings, salutations and welcome to the West End 2021 class of Westerberg High.¬†Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of¬†Heathers the Musical¬†in the West End is¬†Christina Bennington¬†(Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and¬†Jordan Luke Gage¬†(& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason ‚ÄúJ.D.‚ÄĚ Dean.¬†

VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2021

Go behind the scenes with Bennington, as she takes you backstage at the musical, which reopens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June for a strictly limited 12-week run.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For HEATHERS in the West End Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For HEATHERS in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of¬†Heathers the Musical¬†in the West End is¬†Christina Bennington¬†(Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and¬†Jordan Luke Gage¬†(& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason ‚ÄúJ.D.‚ÄĚ Dean.¬†

Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage, Jodie Steele, and More Will Lead HEATHERS THE Photo Christina Bennington, Jordan Luke Gage, Jodie Steele, and More Will Lead HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at The Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2021

Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of Heathers the Musical in the West End is Christina Bennington (Bat Out Of Hell) in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and Jordan Luke Gage (& Juliet) as the dark and moody teen, Jason Dean (JD).

Eva Noblezada, Brittney Johnson, Lindsay Pearce and More to Take Part in VOICES OF CO Photo Eva Noblezada, Brittney Johnson, Lindsay Pearce and More to Take Part in VOICES OF COMPASSION Virtual Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

On Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19, Grammy Award-winning duo Rodrigo y Gabriela, DAWN, Jade Novah, Shea Diamond, Sarah Jeffery, and Jamie Campbell Bower will participate in a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30 musical artists.

Sophie Isaacs, Joanne Clifton, Christina Bennington and More Announced for ON HOPE: A Photo Sophie Isaacs, Joanne Clifton, Christina Bennington and More Announced for ON HOPE: A DIGITAL SONG CYCLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

Casting has been announced for MPTheatricals & The Other Palace's on hope: a digital song cycle - an unprecedented outpouring of new musical theatre pieces designed to spark hope during this global crisis. The trilogy will be live streamed on Wednesday 29th April, 6th May & 13th May at 7:30pm.

Wake Up With BWW 4/3: Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals Will Stream Online Free, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/3: Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals Will Stream Online Free, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2020

Today's top stories: some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals will stream online for free, and more!

Christina Bennington Videos

VIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Christina Bennington Goes Behind the Scenes at HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2021

Go behind the scenes with Bennington, as she takes you backstage at the musical, which reopens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June for a strictly limited 12-week run.

Living Room Concerts: BAT OUT OF HELL's Christina Bennington Sings 'It's All Coming B VideoLiving Room Concerts: BAT OUT OF HELL's Christina Bennington Sings 'It's All Coming Back To Me Now'
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 2, 2020

We kicked off our UK Living Room Concerts series with the fabulous Lauren Drew singing 'World Burn' from the Mean Girls musical - check it out here! Next up is Christina Bennington, who brings us a bat-tastic performance from her home to yours. Watch the video below!

BWW TV: Watch Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL and Sing Stein VideoBWW TV: Watch Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington Talk BAT OUT OF HELL and Sing Steinman!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 25, 2019

Strat and Raven have taken over New York City and for crying out loud, audiences couldn't be more thrilled about it. Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington, the stars of Bat Out of Hell, reprise the roles they originated in London and Toronto for Bat Out of Hell off-Broadway. The new musical plays now through September 8 at New York City Center.

VIDEO: Meatloaf Joins the Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL in Performance VideoVIDEO: Meatloaf Joins the Cast of BAT OUT OF HELL in Performance
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2019

Audiences at Bat Out of Hell got quite the thrill when Meatloaf himself joined the cast on stage for a curtain call performance. Jam along to the video!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall and Friends Belt Out Jim Steinman in Rehearsals for VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall and Friends Belt Out Jim Steinman in Rehearsals for OBSESSED
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

Lena Hall is back on the NYC stage, in more ways than one! The star of Bat Out of Hell, currently playing at New York City Center, will sing even more Jim Steinman at Rockwood Music Hall. The Tony winner will bring her acclaimed Obsessed series to the iconic venue tonight, August 19, at 7pm.

VIDEO: Stars on BAT OUT OF HELL Perform 'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do Tha VideoVIDEO: Stars on BAT OUT OF HELL Perform 'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2019

On Monday morning's episode of TODAY, Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington, two stars of a?oeBat Out of Hell: The Musicala?? on Broadway, take the stage to perform Meat Loaf's classic rock ballad, a?oeI'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That).a??

BWW TV: What Won't the BAT OUT OF HELL Cast Do for Love? VideoBWW TV: What Won't the BAT OUT OF HELL Cast Do for Love?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2019

We just met with the company and they told us that they'd do just about anything for love, but they won't do that! Find out where they draw the line below!

BWW TV: Catch a Sneak Peek of BAT OUT OF HELL Off-Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Catch a Sneak Peek of BAT OUT OF HELL Off-Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 31, 2019

Like a bat out of hell, Bat Out of Hell is flying to New York City Center, where the Jim Steinman musical officially it begins its run tomorrow, August 1, 2019. The musical is set to open on August 8, and will play a six-week engagement through September 8, 2019.

VIDEO: German Production of BAT OUT OF HELL Conducts a Flash Mob at the Mall VideoVIDEO: German Production of BAT OUT OF HELL Conducts a Flash Mob at the Mall
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2019

Bat Out of Hell's German production had a lot to live up to, after the upcoming New York production plastered its billboards all over Times Square earlier this week. To generate the same level of hype, the cast took to the local shopping mall at Centro Oberhausen to create a flash mob!

BWW TV: Go Backstage at BAT OUT OF HELL with Christina Bennington VideoBWW TV: Go Backstage at BAT OUT OF HELL with Christina Bennington
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2018

The award-winning Bat Out of Hell - The Musical at Dominion Theatre closes on  5 January, 2019 so we went backstage with Christina Bennington - who plays Raven - to find out what it is like to be in the show and hear what she's up to next. Watch the video below!


Christina Bennington Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Christina Bennington been in?
Christina Bennington has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Christina Bennington's first West End show?
Christina Bennington's first West End show was Show Boat which opened in 2016