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Ivan De Freitas

 
Bio:
Ivan trained at Middlesex University and London Studio Centre where he won the Lia Williams Cup for Best Performance in a Musical. Theatre credits include: creating the role of Dinero in Sister Act (original cast, Palladium); understudy Jose in Never Forget (Savoy); understudy Garcia in Zorro the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ivan trained at Middlesex University and London Studio Centre where he won the Lia Williams Cup for Best Performance in a Musical. Theatre credits include: creating the role of Dinero in Sister Act (original cast, Palladium); understudy Jose in Never Forget (Savoy); understudy Garcia in Zorro the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2021
Lord Capulet/Sly
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2018
Merv
  [West End]
Regents Open Air Theatre Revival, 2017
Performer [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Razoul [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Willie Lopez
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Dinero

Productions

 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Dance Assistant[Replacement]

Photos

Dale Evans, Nathan Amzi, Ivan De Freitas, Stevie Hutchinson, and Daniel Bailey Photo

Dale Evans, Nathan Amzi, Ivan De Freitas, Stevie Hutchinson, and Daniel Bailey

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08/20/2020
Ivan de Freitas Photo

Ivan de Freitas

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Date:
04/05/2011
RIchard Fleeshman and Ivan de Freitas Photo

RIchard Fleeshman and Ivan de Freitas

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Date:
04/05/2011
Richard Fleeshman and Ivan de Freitas Photo

Richard Fleeshman and Ivan de Freitas

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Date:
04/05/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2021
Lord Capulet/Sly

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2018
Merv

  [West End]
Regents Open Air Theatre Revival, 2017
Performer [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Razoul [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Willie Lopez

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Dinero

Productions

Dance Assistant[Replacement]

Ivan De Freitas Biography

Ivan trained at Middlesex University and London Studio Centre where he won the Lia Williams Cup for Best Performance in a Musical.

Theatre credits include: creating the role of Dinero in Sister Act (original cast, Palladium); understudy Jose in Never Forget (Savoy); understudy Garcia in Zorro the Musical (original cast, UK tour); Never Forget (original cast, UK tour); Frank Jnr and Joey in Saturday Night Fever (Asian tour); Travis, Principal and understudy Reverend Shaw in Footloose (original West End cast, Novello and Playhouse); Buffalo Bill and Chief Sitting Bull in Annie Get Your Gun (UK tour); Double J, Gus, Fusco and Cesar in Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria); Bombay Dreams (Broadway launch at St James Theatre and Apollo Victoria); understudy the King in The King and I (UK tour) and Father in Children of Eden (Bloomsbury).

Creative/dance credits include: Choreographer for Kara and Artem's show dance in the Strictly Come Dancing final (2010); Assistant Choreographer to Karen Bruce on So You Think You Can Dance boot camp (2011); Strictly Come Dancing launch and final show (2010); So You Think You Can Dance (2010); Saturday Night Fever (Madrid 2009); Footloose (UK tour 2008); Assistant Choreographer to Richard Marcel on BBC Sport Relief (2010); Choreographic Consultant for Rachel and Vincent's show dance in the Strictly Come Dancing final (2008) and Co-Founder of Tango Argumentino with the Flying Gorillas (world tour).




Ivan De Freitas News

& JULIET Announces Special Sing-Along Performance This June Photo & JULIET Announces Special Sing-Along Performance This June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

& Juliet will hold a special sing-along performance of the acclaimed show at the Shaftesbury Theatre on Monday 6 June 2022 at 19.30. Tickets will go on sale at 10.30 on Wednesday 27 April.

Photos: First Look at Keala Settle, Tom Francis, and More in & JULIET Photo Photos: First Look at Keala Settle, Tom Francis, and More in & JULIET
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

& Juliet has announced additional casting, including stage and screen veterans Keala Settle, Julius D'Silva, and Tom Francis. They will join the currently cast Olivier Award winners Miriam Teak-Lee and Cassidy Janson. Settle will play Nurse, Francis will play Romeo, and D'Silva will play the amorous Frechman, Lance. & Juliet is running at the Shaftesbury Theatre, where the show recently extended its booking period through until Saturday 24 September 2022.

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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Tom Francis Joins the Cast of & JULIET as Romeo Photo Tom Francis Joins the Cast of & JULIET as Romeo
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2022

Tom Francis is to play Romeo in & Juliet, as the award-winning show today announces new cast. Tom, who starred in the recent acclaimed production of Rent, will join the company next month, in the joyous musical which won 3 Olivier Awards and 6 Whatsonstage Awards.

Keala Settle ‚Ā©to Make West End Debut as Nurse in & JULIET Photo Keala Settle ‚Ā©to Make West End Debut as Nurse in & JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022

‚Ā¶‚Ā¶Keala Settle will be joining the cast of & Juliet in the West End in the role of Nurse beginning March 29. Find out how long she'll be in the show and more...

Photos: & JULIET Releases All New Production Photos to Celebrate Second Anniversary Photo Photos: & JULIET Releases All New Production Photos to Celebrate Second Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

& JULIET is celebrating its second anniversary in London’s West End with the release of brand new production photographs.

& JULIET Will Re-open on 24 September; New Cast Announced Photo & JULIET Will Re-open on 24 September; New Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021

Learn more about the award-winning production, the new cast, and how to purchas tickets here!

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms New Government Social Gathering Limits Do Not Photo Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms New Government Social Gathering Limits Do Not Affect Performances
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2020

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that the government's new limit on social gatherings does not affect its performances.

Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Attend JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: THE CONC Photo Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Attend JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: THE CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2020

Composer Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber and lyricist Sir Tim Rice visited Regenta??s Park Open Air Theatrea??s acclaimed socially distant production of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert yesterday evening (Tuesday 1 September 2020).

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2020

The concert staging of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar is being presented through Sunday 27 September 2020 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

Ivan De Freitas Videos

AUDIO: Introducing Danny Davies HEY PRODUCER! Cabaret Collection
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 15, 2012

Prominent players from the world of musical theatre have come together to record a unique collection of original musical theatre and cabaret songs, all composed by Danny Davies, with additional lyrics by playwright, director and actor Pete Gallagher, and lyricist Judy Wolfson in the new album Hey, Producer! Below, BroadwayWorld is pleased to introduce the album's title track! Stay tuned for more coming soon!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of the GHOST: The Musical Recording Session!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2010

Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy will lead the cast in Ghost The Musical playing Sam and Molly in Matthew Warchus' stage musical version of the Academy Award¬ģ winning film. Accompanied by Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl, Ghost The Musical has new music and lyrics by Grammy¬ģ award winning Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard as well as featuring the iconic song Unchained Melody. Oscar¬ģ winning Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his original screen play for the stage. Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, choreography is by Ashley Wallen with musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and projection design by Jon Driscoll. Click below for a behind-the-scenes look at the recent Ghost recording session at Abbey Road Studios.

TV: GHOST THE MUSICAL Launch Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2010

Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy will lead the cast in Ghost The Musical playing Sam and Molly in Matthew Warchus' stage musical version of the Academy Award¬ģ winning film. Accompanied by Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl, Ghost The Musical has new music and lyrics by Grammy¬ģ award winning Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard as well as featuring the iconic song Unchained Melody. Oscar¬ģ winning Bruce Joel Rubin has adapted his original screen play for the stage. Set and costume designs are by Rob Howell, choreography is by Ashley Wallen with musical supervision and arrangements by Christopher Nightingale, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and projection design by Jon Driscoll.

STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg Talks West End Debut in SISTER ACT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg joined the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT on Tuesday, August 10 in the role of Mother Superior. She will perform in the show through Tuesday August 31st, playing an exclusive 23 show run. No stranger to stages around the world, the role however marks Whoopi's West End debut. Whoopi follows the hugely popular Sheila Hancock, who created the role and has played Mother Superior since the show opened in May last year. She is joined on stage by the critically acclaimed Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi's role in the original movie), recording artist Simon Webbe as Curtis Shank and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender as Monsignor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a clip of Golberg herself weighing in on how it feels to make her West End debut in a show that hits especially close to home.

BWW WEST END: SISTER ACT: The Musical Opens At The London Palladium
by Eddie Varley - Jun 4, 2009

SISTER ACT, the new musical comedy, opened on June 2nd at the London Palladium. Our West End video partners, Reelkandi.tv were there to cover all the opening night excitement - right here on BWW TV!


Ivan De Freitas Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ivan De Freitas been in?
Ivan De Freitas has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Ivan De Freitas been in?
Ivan De Freitas has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

What was Ivan De Freitas's first West End show?
Ivan De Freitas's first West End show was Sister Act which opened in 2009