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Drew McOnie

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Performer

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2019]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Director & Choreographer
 
[West End, 2018]
Director
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
Choreographer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2016]
Director
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2015]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2012]
Choreographer

Photos

Drew McOnie, Tara Young, Rosie Fletcher, and Charlotte Riby Photo

Drew McOnie, Tara Young, Rosie Fletcher, and Charlotte Riby

From: 
Date:
08/07/2020
The Creative Team-Timothy Sheader, Tom Deering, Drew McOnie and Tom Scott (Set and Co Photo

The Creative Team-Timothy Sheader, Tom Deering, Drew McOnie and Tom Scott (Set and Costume Design)

From: 
Date:
09/12/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Performer

Productions

[US Tour, 2019]
Choreographer

[West End, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2018]
Director & Choreographer

[West End, 2018]
Director

Choreographer

[West End, 2017]
Choreographer

[West End, 2017]
Choreographer

[West End, 2017]
Director

Choreographer

[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

Choreographer[Replacement]

[West End, 2016]
Director

Choreographer

[West End, 2015]
Choreographer

[West End, 2012]
Choreographer


Drew McOnie Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Drew McOnie, Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Theatre Choreographer Gold Star
Drew MconieIn The Heights

Drew McOnie News

Review: BUGSY MALONE, Birmingham Repertory Theatre Photo Review: BUGSY MALONE, Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Laura Lott - Aug 1, 2022

It's Prohibition-era New York, but not as you know it. The speakeasies and gang tensions are present and correct, but the mobsters and showgirls look like children, and the machine guns fire cream instead of bullets.

Review: BUGSY MALONE, Theatre Royal Bath Photo Review: BUGSY MALONE, Theatre Royal Bath
by Alice Cope - Jul 14, 2022

A delightfully entertaining performance full of energy and talented young stars.

Photos: First Look at BUGSY MALONE at Bath Theatre Royal Photo Photos: First Look at BUGSY MALONE at Bath Theatre Royal
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

New production photographs of the cast of the Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Birmingham Rep and Kenny Wax revival of Lyric Hammersmith Theatre’s universally acclaimed production of Bugsy Malone were just released.

Full cast announced for World Premiere Musical KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! at th Photo Full cast announced for World Premiere Musical KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022
by Grace Cutler - Jul 1, 2022

Francesca Moody Productions and Kater Gordon have announced the full cast for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 world premiere of KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! The five-strong cast features real-life best friends Bronté Barbé (Kathy) and Rebekah Hinds (Stella) in the title roles, playing Hull’s least successful true crime podcasters Kathy Baxter and Stella Carmichael.

Photos: Inside Rehearsals For BUGSY MALONE at Theatre Royal Bath Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals For BUGSY MALONE at Theatre Royal Bath
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

New rehearsal images of the cast of the Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Birmingham Rep and Kenny Wax revival of Lyric Hammersmith Theatre’s universally acclaimed, sell-out production of Bugsy Malone  by Johan Persson were released today.

Shubert Theatre New Haven Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series Featuring MY FAIR LADY, Photo Shubert Theatre New Haven Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series Featuring MY FAIR LADY, A SOLDIER'S PLAY & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

The Shubert Theatre has announced the lineup of the 2022-2023 Broadway Series shows for the theatre’s 108th Anniversary Season.

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR National Tour, DPAC Photo BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR National Tour, DPAC
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 19, 2022

When JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR first premiered in 1972, it was banned by the BBC for being ‚Äúsacrilegious.‚ÄĚ The musical, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, imagines the last week in the life of Jesus Christ in the form of a sung-through rock opera. The tour currently at DPAC plays into the rock side of the musical.¬†

BWW Review: Even Refreshed for its 50th Anniversary, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Remains D Photo BWW Review: Even Refreshed for its 50th Anniversary, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Remains Dated & Divisive ‚Ä" Dr. Phillips Center
by Aaron Wallace - Jun 9, 2022

What did our critic think of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Dr. Phillips Center? The show remains fundamentally a relic of the precise moment in time that Short summed up so well, when the convergence of counterculture and rock & roll meant that an irreverent but ultimately thin concept like this one ‚ÄĒ¬†‚Äúthe Bible but make it a concert‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ seemed utterly avant-garde...

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and  Photo The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season features 14 shows ‚Äď 6 Main Season shows; 3 Off-Mirvish Season shows, and 5 Bonus shows. See the complete schedule and find out how to get tickets.

RAGTIME, HEAD OVER HEELS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Lead Florida's June Theater T Photo RAGTIME, HEAD OVER HEELS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Lead Florida's June Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Jun 1, 2022

Florida is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

Drew McOnie Videos

VIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Comes To The Kennedy Center This Month VideoVIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Comes To The Kennedy Center This Month
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America.

BWW Interview: Tommy McDowell of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at the Orpheum VideoBWW 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: First Look At The National Tour Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR VideoVIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new video of the cast in action!

VIDEO: Get to Know the Voice Behind KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Get to Know the Voice Behind KING KONG
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2019

The company of King Kong is bringing the show's larger-than-life puppet to the stage eight times a week at the Broadway Theatre, including Jon Hoche, who voices the gorilla live each night for every roar, grunt, snort and growl. Fox 5 recently sat down with Hoche to get a peek behind the scenes and to chat all about what it's like bringing this icon to life. Check out the full video!

VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

King Kong has just dropped an all new TV spot! The commercial features footage from the show, including, of course, the iconic puppet.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Tour VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Tour
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar which will launch in fall 2019.  Helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, selling out two consecutive engagements in 2016 and 2017. 

VIDEO: Hey-sanna! First Look At Open Air's Barbican-bound JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR VideoVIDEO: Hey-sanna! First Look At Open Air's Barbican-bound JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2018

The multi award-winning production of Tim Rice andAndrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar is back.Following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, it comes to comes to the Barbican Theatre for just 60 performances from 4 July, 2019. Book tickets here!

VIDEO: Christiani Pitts, Drew McOnie, and More Discuss the Magic of KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Christiani Pitts, Drew McOnie, and More Discuss the Magic of KING KONG
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2018

King Kong may have the most talked-about puppet on the Great White Way, but a recent feature on CBS is breaking down just what makes this show so magical.

VIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade! VideoVIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

Roar! Watch King Kong perform on this morning's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

BWW TV: KING KONG Celebrates Opening Night in a Big Way! VideoBWW TV: KING KONG Celebrates Opening Night in a Big Way!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 9, 2018

Just last night, one of the biggest characters in Broadway history made his debut at one of Broadway's biggest theatres. The stars came out last night at the Broadway Theatre as King Kong celebrated opening night!


Drew McOnie Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Drew McOnie been in?
Drew McOnie has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Drew McOnie been in?
Drew McOnie has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Drew McOnie's first West End show?
Drew McOnie's first West End show was Edward Scissorhands which opened in 2005

What awards has Drew McOnie been nominated for?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Jesus Christ Superstar and Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for In The Heights .

What awards has Drew McOnie won?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for In The Heights.