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Daniel Evans

 
Date of Birth: July 31, 1973 (49)

Birth Place: Y Rhondda, WALES

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
George (Act I)
George (Act II)
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2006
George
  [London Fringe]
London Revival, 2005
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 2004
Otto Kringelein
  [West End]
Donmar Warehouse Revival, 2000
Charley Kringas
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Lysander

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[Chicago, 2019]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2015] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

Daniel Evans Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Daniel Evans, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Daniel Evans, Sunday in the Park With George
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Daniel Evans, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Actor In A Musical Gold Star
Daniel Evans, Sunday In The Park With George
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Daniel Evans, Merrily We Roll Along
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Actor in a Musical
Daniel Evans, Candide

Daniel Evans News

Final Cast Announced For The World Première of New Musical KILLING THE CAT Photo Final Cast Announced For The World Première of New Musical KILLING THE CAT
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2023

The final cast has been announced to join Madalena Alberto and Tim Rogers in the world première of the musical 'Killing The Cat'.

POSE and DAHMER's Dyllon Burnside Will Lead BLACK SUPERHERO This Spring Photo POSE and DAHMER's Dyllon Burnside Will Lead BLACK SUPERHERO This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

Dyllón Burnside, known for his performances in Pose and Dahmer, will make his London stage debut in Black Superhero this Spring! The show will run at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs beginning in March. Learn more here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: Alive Downtown Alliance, Labor Issues on the West End Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Alive Downtown Alliance, Labor Issues on the West End
by Alex Freeman - Jan 23, 2023

With more frequency, we are starting to see alliances of theaters come together across different regions to create a stronger entity. And that isn’t a surprising development. Given the rising costs within the industry, collaboration continues to be one of the best ways to keep those costs down.

Rory Bremner Will Lead James Graham's QUIZ on UK Tour Photo Rory Bremner Will Lead James Graham's QUIZ on UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023

Rory Bremner, Britain's top satirical impressionist and renowned comedian, stars as Chris Tarrant in James Graham's thrilling and provocative drama, Quiz. The production explores the real-life story of Charles Ingram, aka the Coughing Major, who conned the world's most popular TV quiz show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire out of £1,000,000. Or did he?

Justin Audibert Announced as Chichester Festival Theatre's new Artistic Director. Photo Justin Audibert Announced as Chichester Festival Theatre's new Artistic Director.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 19, 2023

The Board of Chichester Festival Theatre has announced the appointment of Justin Audibert to succeed Daniel Evans as Artistic Director. Currently Artistic Director of London’s Unicorn Theatre, and a freelance writer and director who has directed productions for the RSC and the National Theatre, Justin will take up his new post, working alongside Executive Director Kathy Bourne, in July 2023.

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.

VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concer Photo VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Trailer
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 24, 2022

Watch the trailer for the New Year's Eve BBC and iPlayer broadcast of the star-studded SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS concert starring Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, Michael Ball, and many more.

SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season Photo SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

The star-studded Sondheim's Old Friends concert will be broadcast on BBC this holiday season! Dates and times for the BBC Two broadcast and iPlayer release have yet to be announced.

Review: SOUTH PACIFIC, Theatre Royal, Glasgow Photo Review: SOUTH PACIFIC, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Oct 6, 2022

Julian Ovenden and Gina Beck reprise their roles from the Chichester Festival Theatre production, and lead a sensational cast of over thirty including Rob Houchen, Joanna Ampil and Sera Maehara. Featuring a full orchestra, this ravishing musical is set to be the must-see theatrical event of the year.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Checking in on Industry Evolution, Gender Pay Gap in the UK  Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Checking in on Industry Evolution, Gender Pay Gap in the UK Closing
by Alex Freeman - Sep 26, 2022

Stories of transformation highlight the newsletter this week - with two different stories below - one looking at the evolution of Broadway, the other how Regional Theatres are transforming. Both are asking questions in light of racial justice protests that have occured over the past few years, alongside a powerful moment for the labor movement.

Daniel Evans Videos

VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concer Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Trailer

by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 24, 2022

Watch the trailer for the New Year's Eve BBC and iPlayer broadcast of the star-studded SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS concert starring Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, Michael Ball, and many more.

VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2022

A brand-new video has been released of some of the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC singing a special medley at The Ivy.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2022

An all-star cast came together in London's West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor. Watch video highlights now including performances of 'Being Alive,' 'Old Friends' and 'Our Time' below!

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: Lily James Talks MAMMA MIA 3 Rumors Videoplay
VIDEO: Lily James Talks MAMMA MIA 3 Rumors

by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

Lily James shares how she lost her voice before finding out she scored her role in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, addresses rumors about a third Mamma Mia! film and sets up what her film Rebecca is about.

Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2020

'We then travel to the exciting opening night of Disney's musical, The Little Mermaid and I asked an exuberant Sierra Boggess, who was making her Broadway debut as Ariel, what that magical day meant to her. 'Did it really happen tonight? Are we sure that that just happened! Before I went on stage tonight, I felt my heart pounding because I was just so excited and there was such anticipation and I realized all I had to do tonight was share Ariel.''

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN  Videoplay
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at London's Royal Festival Hall

by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the romantic musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, making its long-awaited London debut at the Royal Festival Hallon through 5th July 2019. Check out the video!

VIDEO: Watch A New Trailer For LA Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA with Dove Cameron a Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch A New Trailer For LA Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA with Dove Cameron and Renee Fleming

by Alan Henry - Mar 20, 2019

Dove Cameron will make her LA Opera debut in The Light in the Piazza, running from October 12 through 20, 2019, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. She will play the role of Clara Johnson, a young woman with a long-hidden secret that threatens her hopes of finding true love during a summer vacation through Italy. Opera superstar Renee Fleming will portray her mother, Margaret Johnson.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- Menier Chocolate Factory's Production of SUNDAY IN T Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- Menier Chocolate Factory's Production of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Lands on Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2018

On this day in 2008, the Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Sunday in the Park with George opened on Broadway.

BWW TV: It Just Keeps Rollin' Along! Watch the First Trailer for West End-Bound SHOW BOAT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2016

SHOW BOAT will be sailing from Sheffield to London when the Crucible's hit production transfers to the West End this spring. The Daily Mail writes that stars Gina Beck, Emmanuel Kojo and Rebecca Trehearn will move with Daniel Evans' production of the classic musical from April 9 at the New London Theatre. Olivier nominee Michael Xavier, who played 'Gaylord Ravenal' in the original production, will not reprise his role, as he will be starring opposite Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD at the London Coliseum. Check out a just-released trailer for the West End transfer below!


Daniel Evans Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Daniel Evans been in?
Daniel Evans has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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

What was Daniel Evans's first West End show?
Daniel Evans's first West End show was Candide which opened in 1999

What awards has Daniel Evans been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sunday in the Park With George , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Best Actor In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sunday In The Park With George Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Candide .

What awards has Daniel Evans won?
Best Actor In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sunday In The Park With Georgeand Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along.