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Declan Bennett

 
Bio:
Declan Bennett is an English singer-songwriter, actor and playwright. He gained prominence as a member of the band Point Break, before going on to perform on London's West End and as a solo musician. Onscreen, he is known for his roles as Charlie Cotton in the soap opera EastEnders and Jonathan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Declan Bennett is an English singer-songwriter, actor and playwright. He gained prominence as a member of the band Point Break, before going on to perform on London's West End and as a solo musician. Onscreen, he is known for his roles as Charlie Cotton in the soap opera EastEnders and Jonathan ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
The Duke of Monroth [Replacement]
  [West End]
Regents Open Air Theatre Revival, 2017
Jesus
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Guy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Ensemble
Will (Understudy)
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Guru Dazzle
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Roger [Replacement]
Roger Davis [Replacement]

Declan Bennett Biography

Declan Bennett is an English singer-songwriter, actor and playwright. He gained prominence as a member of the band Point Break, before going on to perform on London's West End and as a solo musician. Onscreen, he is known for his roles as Charlie Cotton in the soap opera EastEnders and Jonathan Roberts in the ITV series The Long Call.




Declan Bennett News

Aaron Tveit to Return to MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL; David Harris & André Ward to Joi Photo Aaron Tveit to Return to MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL; David Harris & André Ward to Join the Cast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022

Tony Award-winner Aaron Tveit will return to the Broadway company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical in the role of Christian for a 12-week limited engagement beginning Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

Photo Exclusive: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Records CAROLS FOR A CURE 2022 Photo Photo Exclusive: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Records CAROLS FOR A CURE 2022
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2022

BroadwayWorld was in the recording studio with the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical as they laid down their track ‚ÄúFrom Your Heart‚ÄĚ a new holiday song written and orchestrated by cast member Bobby Daye for 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure 2022'. ¬†Check out exclusive photos from the sessions here!

Declan Bennett Presents MY MATES SING MY SONGS To Benefit The Entertainment Community Photo Declan Bennett Presents MY MATES SING MY SONGS To Benefit The Entertainment Community Fund At Rockwood Music Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2022

Declan Bennett presents My Mates Sing My Songs a benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), Monday, November 21st at Rockwood Music Hall.

Photos/Video: MOULIN ROUGE! Celebrates Three Years on Broadway With New Production Ph Photo Photos/Video: MOULIN ROUGE! Celebrates Three Years on Broadway With New Production Photos and Video
by Show Highlights - Jul 25, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates the third anniversary of the Broadway production opening at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Check out all new production photos and a global celebration video marking the milestone! 

MOULIN ROUGE! Releases New Block of Tickets Through February 26, 2023 Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Releases New Block of Tickets Through February 26, 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical is releasing a new block of tickets for performances through February 26, 2023 at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St, NYC).

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Cancels May 14th and 15th Performances Due to Covid Within  Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Cancels May 14th and 15th Performances Due to Covid Within Cast
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Today and tomorrow's performances of Broadway's smash hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical have been cancelled. An Instagram story post from the show's official account broke the news. The notice reads, 'Due to positive COVID cases in the company, performances today and tomorrow of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway are cancelled.' 

Wake Up With BWW 5/13: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sets Closing, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/13: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sets Closing, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Extends, and More
by - May 13, 2022

Today's top stories include Mrs. Doubtfire setting a closing date, which was announced last night. The show will play its final performance on May 29. In happier news, for colored girls... which was set to close May 22, has now been extended through June 5. Plus, a cast recording for A Strange Loop will be released next month, and more!

Photos: Derek Klena, Ashley Loren, and More Take Bows in MOULIN ROUGE! Photo Photos: Derek Klena, Ashley Loren, and More Take Bows in MOULIN ROUGE!
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

Last night, Moulin Rouge! The Musical officially welcomed Ashley Loren as Satine, Derek Klena as Christian, Declan Bennett as The Duke of Monroth and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal as Santiago and we've got the first photos of the new cast.

Ashley Loren, Derek Klena, Declan Bennett & Caleb Marshall-Villarreal to Lead MOULIN  Photo Ashley Loren, Derek Klena, Declan Bennett & Caleb Marshall-Villarreal to Lead MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2022

Meet the new stars of Moulin Rouge on Broadway with the current cast. Ashley Loren, Tony Award nominee Derek Klena, Declan Bennett and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal will lead the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

 Ashley Loren, Derek Klena, Declan Bennett, and More to Join MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICA Photo Ashley Loren, Derek Klena, Declan Bennett, and More to Join MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Producers Carmen Pavlovic and Bill Damaschke announced today that Ashley Loren, Tony Award nominee Derek Klena, Declan Bennett and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal will lead the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

Declan Bennett Videos

BWW Interview: Tommy McDowell of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Orpheum Videoplay
BWW Interview: Tommy McDowell of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Orpheum

by Christine Swerczek - Nov 21, 2019

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has been around for half a century and is still going strong. The national tour heading to Omaha in December has a new style and I'm particularly eager to see it. I spoke with Tommy McDowell who plays Peter to see what he has to say.

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus, and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

A brand new trailer has been released for the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS. The show began previews at the Soho Theatre on 18 July and will run until 24 August.

STAGE TUBE: ONCE's Declan Bennett Performs 'Say It To Me Now' at WEST END LIVE 2013!
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2013

The annual festival West End LIVE - organised by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre, in association with MasterCard - returned to Trafalgar Square yesterday, 22nd June and continues today, 23rd June 2013, for a weekend of free entertainment from some of London's top theatre productions and performers. Watch ONCE's Declan Bennett perform 'Say It To Me Now' below!

STAGE TUBE: ONCE On BBC's Graham Norton Show!
by - Jun 3, 2013

Last Friday, Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cvitesic, the two leads in Once, performed the Oscar-winning song "Falling Slowly" on The Graham Norton Show

BWW TV Closing Flashback: AMERICAN IDIOT's Opening Night!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 24, 2011

AMERICAN IDIOT began performances at the St. James Theatre on March 24, 2010 and opened on Broadway on April 20, 2010 to a great set of reviews! Here's a sneak peek at Broadway Beat's openight night coverage of the show!

STAGE TUBE: Armstrong Leaves AMERICAN IDIOT with Special Encore
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 28, 2011

Billie Joe Armstrong said goodbye to original cast members of AMERICAN IDIOT John Gallagher Jr. and Michael Esper, with a performance of 'Walking Out on Love.' All three gave their final performances last night. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Melissa Etheridge Takes the Stage with the AMERICAN IDIOTS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2011

OSCAR and GRAMMY Award winning rock star Melissa Etheridge will play the role of 'St. Jimmy' for a one-week engagement in AMERICAN IDIOT, February 1 - 6, 2011. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture her debut curtain call performance!

STAGE TUBE: Dirnt Joins Armstrong On Stage for IDIOT Encore
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2011

Last night, the fans of AMERICAN IDIOT were treated to a special surprise when Green Day band member Mike Dirnt joined Billie Joe and the IDIOT crew onstage for the show's encore performance of 'Good Riddance (Time of Your Life).' Check out his cameo below.

STAGE TUBE: Armstrong Gives Special Encore for Final IDIOT Performance
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2010

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong ended his limited engagement as St. Jimmy in AMERICAN IDIOT on October 3 and surprised the audience with a special encore performance. Check out this video of Billie singing his own 'Goodbye New York' following his final bow at the St. James.

STAGE TUBE: Armstrong/Mayor Talk AMERICAN IDIOT With Jordan Roth
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2010

Check out this interview of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and AMERICAN IDIOT director Michael Mayer with Jordan Roth, on September 19 as part of the Broadway Talks series.


Declan Bennett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Declan Bennett been in?
Declan Bennett has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Declan Bennett been in?
Declan Bennett has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Declan Bennett's first West End show?
Declan Bennett's first West End show was Taboo which opened in 2002