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Urbani is best known for his appearances as Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Show and as the title role in The Buddy Holly Story on the West End and in South Africa. He also appeared in Thoroughly Modern Millie in the West End.

Craig Urbani STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
London Production, 2003
Mr. Trevor Graydon


Craig Urbani Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Heads to Johannesburg Following Run at Artscape

After a successful sell-out season at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town, Pieter Toerien and Cape Town Opera’s stunning production of the world’s most loved family musical – The Sound of Music – ended its record-breaking month-long run yesterday,  Sunday 14 January 2024.  
Photos: A Peek at WE WILL ROCK YOU Opening Night in Singapore

Broadway titles’ presenter GMG Productions opened its newly-reimagined production of the hit jukebox musical based on the songs of the rock band Queen, 'We Will Rock You,' at the Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay” last January 5. Check out photos from opening night!
Photos: WE WILL ROCK YOU Releases Production Stills

Olivier Award nominee Nick Winston directs and choreographs his reimagined production of the British rock band Queen and Ben Elton’s hit jukebox musical, 'We Will Rock You.' The new production has opened at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater at the Ayala Malls’ Circuit Makati, launching a multi-year global tour.
VIDEO: WE WILL ROCK YOU Performs 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love'

Before a packed house, London’s West End director-choreographer Nick Winston’s sci-fi-centric reimagining of Queen and Ben Elton’s hit jukebox musical 'We Will Rock You' held its gala performance last Wednesday, which also launched the new production’s global tour starting with a limited run in the Philippines, followed by Singapore and New Zealand next year.
WE WILL ROCK YOU World Tour Cast Announced

South African performers Nicole Fernandes (Scaramouche), Stuart Brown (Galileo), Londiwe Dhlomo (Killer Queen), Craig Urbani (Khashoggi), Tiaan Rautenbach (Buddy), Richard Gau (Brit), and Danelle Cronje (Oz) are set to star in the brand-new production of Queen and Ben Elton’s rock musical 'We Will Rock You.'
WE WILL ROCK YOU Announces All-South African Cast

After unavoidable postponements owing to COVID-19 regulations, the brand-new production and major world tour of Queen and Ben Elton's multi award-winning rock musical We Will Rock You featuring an all-South African cast, crew and band begins in Manila, The Philippines in October 2022. 
Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 19th Update: KINKY BOOTS - The Fugard Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW South Africa Awards Voting

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
BWW Review: 'Fabulous and Familiar' ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Artscape Opera House

If a sold-out weekday Artscape Opera House is anything to go by, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW is undoubtedly a smash hit for all types of theatregoers. Richard O'Brien's beloved cult classic has been running internationally since 1973, and Pieter Toerien and Howard Panter's local presentation of it will have audiences jumping to the left and stepping to the right straight into 2020 with every aspect of this production being a feast for the senses.
BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards Update: KINKY BOOTS - The Fugard Theatre Leads Best Musical!

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW South Africa Awards!

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW South Africa Awards!

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
Didintle Khunou Will Play Janet In ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Teatro, Montecasino

Award-winning Colour Purple star Didintle Khunou will play Janet in the upcoming production of Richard O'Brien's ROCKY HORROR SHOW!
BWW Interview: From Rocky to Brad to Frank - Craig Urbani's Third Take in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

With its announcement late last month, South Africa is shivering with anticipation over THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW's arrival to Artscape and Montecasino later this year. Leading man Craig Urbani chats to BroadwayWorld South Africa about his history with Richard O'Brien's beloved rock 'n roll musical, and how he's approaching the fantastical Frank N. Furter.
Pieter Toerien And Howard Panter Present Richard O'Brien's ROCKY HORROR SHOW At The Teatro, Montecasino

Since it first opened in London in June 1973 at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock 'N' Roll musical, having been performed worldwide for 45 years in more than 30 countries and translated into over 20 languages. This critically-acclaimed stunning new production is coming to the Teatro, Montecasino, in January 2020 can you feel the ANTICI PATION?! Directed by Christopher Luscombe, the smash hit show features all of the famous musical numbers which have made The Rocky Horror Show such a huge hit for over four decades, including Sweet Transvestite , Science Fiction/Double Feature , Dammit Janet and, of course, the timeless floor-filler, The Time-Warp .
ROCKY HORROR SHOW Announces South Africa Tour Dates and Casting Info

Since it first opened in London in June 1973 at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock 'N' Roll musical, having been performed worldwide for 45 years in more than 30 countries and translated into over 20 languages.
BWW Review: The Wait is Finally Over - CHICAGO's Fervent Return to Artscape Opera House

Fosse'd to the nth degree, CHICAGO returns to the Artscape leaving audiences with one word in mind… "class". Clutching at the heels of the original New York production using choreography by Gary Chryst and the indistinguishable re-creation of staging and costuming, this silky musical is presented like a slice of top-end Broadway on South African soil a decade since its last showcase.
Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!
Final Chance to Vote for the BWW South Africa Awards!

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Craig Urbani FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Craig Urbani been in?

Craig Urbani has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Craig Urbani been in?

Craig Urbani has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Craig Urbani's first West End show?

Craig Urbani's first West End show was Thoroughly Modern Millie which opened in 2003

What awards has Craig Urbani been nominated for?

Craig Urbani has been nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment for Contact.

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