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Jason Pennycooke

 
Bio:
Jason was nominated for an Olivier for the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the original cast of Hamilton, West End. He was also nominated for an Olivier for the role of Bobby Dupree in Memphis: The Musical at the Shaftesbury. He was Olivier and WhatsOnStage-nominated for the role ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jason was nominated for an Olivier for the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the original cast of Hamilton, West End. He was also nominated for an Olivier for the role of Bobby Dupree in Memphis: The Musical at the Shaftesbury. He was Olivier and WhatsOnStage-nominated for the role ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2021
Toulouse-Lautrec
  [West End]
West End Production, 2021
Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Bobby
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2005
Performer
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 2004
Admiral/Eros

Productions

 
[West End, 2012]
Musical Stager
 
[West End, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[London Fringe, 2004]
Choreographer

Jason Pennycooke Biography

Jason was nominated for an Olivier for the role of Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the original cast of Hamilton, West End. He was also nominated for an Olivier for the role of Bobby Dupree in Memphis: The Musical at the Shaftesbury. He was Olivier and WhatsOnStage-nominated for the role of Jacob in La Cage Aux Folles at the Playhouse. Jason has three affiliated Best New Musical Olivier nominations for shows he choreographed: Soul Sister, Porgy and Bess and The Big Life (also WhatsOnStage nominated). Theatre includes: Father Comes Home from the Wars (Royal Court), Guys and Dolls (Phoenix), Kiss Me, Kate (Chichester Festival Theatre and Old Vic), Cats (UK tour), Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria), Five Guys Named Moe (Albery), Rent (Prince of Wales/first UK tour), Soul Train (Victoria Palace), The Big Life (Apollo/Theatre Royal Stratford East), Hey, Mr Producer! (Lyceum), Stomp (Vaudeville) and The Rat Pack (Savoy/Adelphi/US tour). Films include: Rocketman and Mister Lonely. Television includes: Kiss Me, Kate for BBC Proms, The Naked Choir, Shopping, All About the McKenzies and Stay Lucky.

Jason Pennycooke Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actor In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Jason Pennycooke, Hamilton
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Jason PennycookeMemphis The Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Jason Pennycooke, La Cage Aux Folles

Jason Pennycooke News

West End Comes Together For Spectacular MUSICAL CON at ExCel London, 22-23 Oct 2022 Photo West End Comes Together For Spectacular MUSICAL CON at ExCel London, 22-23 Oct 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022

Learn all about MUSICAL CON including stars, activities and how to get tickets. Brand new for 2022, thousands of musical theatre fans and enthusiasts will come together under one roof for the first time for a weekend-long celebration of musicals at the iconic ExCeL London.

Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Photo Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 25, 2022

It's the final day to vote in the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes at midnight, so you've still got time to get those last votes in... 

Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings! Photo Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2022

It's the final week of voting for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes on Friday, 25 March.

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

Shortlist Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Photo Shortlist Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!
by Marianka Swain - Feb 21, 2022

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best of theatre - from the West End to shows around the country and online. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

Review Roundup: MOULIN ROUGE! Opens in London; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: MOULIN ROUGE! Opens in London; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 21, 2022

Moulin Rouge! officially opened in London on 20 January at the Piccadilly Theatre. The cast of Moulin Rouge! is led by Liisi LaFontaine and Jamie Bogyo in the roles of Satine and Christian.

BWW Review: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre Photo BWW Review: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 21, 2022

There can be few shows that have been quite so pushed from pillar to post by Covid. The West End version of Moulin Rouge! The Musical has stuttered, started and stopped a dizzying number of times. After winning 10 Tony awards on Broadway, the long-awaited adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s extravagant 2001 film is now officially open at a red velvet-swathed Piccadilly Theatre in a blaze of sparkle and light.

Photos: First Look at All New Production Photos From MOULIN ROUGE! in London Photo Photos: First Look at All New Production Photos From MOULIN ROUGE! in London
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

All new production photos have been released for Moulin Rouge! in the West End. The musical opens on 20 January at the Piccadilly Theatre. The cast of Moulin Rouge! is led by Liisi LaFontaine and Jamie Bogyo in the roles of Satine and Christian.

Jason Pennycooke Videos

VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: The West End Cast Chat MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

by Eleni Cashell - Jan 7, 2022

We chat to the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical about bringing the spectacular spectacular to the West End.

VIDEO: The West End Company of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' at the Royal Va Videoplay
VIDEO: The West End Company of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' at the Royal Variety Performance

by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The West End cast of Hamilton performed yesterday at the Royal Variety Performance. Check out the cast's full performance of Alexander Hamilton below!

VIDEO: A Message From The King! HAMILTON's King George III Announces the 2019 Olivier Videoplay
VIDEO: A Message From The King! HAMILTON's King George III Announces the 2019 Olivier Awards

by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2018

A message from the king! West End Hamilton's King George III, Michael Jibson, made a video in character, announcing details for the 2019 Olivier Awards.

Ally Ava Brown and Jon Robyns to Join the Cast of West End HAMILTON Videoplay
Ally Ava Brown and Jon Robyns to Join the Cast of West End HAMILTON

by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2018

This evening, Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has revealed the latest revolutionaries to join the company of Hamilton West End.

VIDEO: Watch the West End Cast of HAMILTON Perform on the Olivier Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the West End Cast of HAMILTON Perform on the Olivier Awards

by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2018

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard were held in the majestic Royal Albert Hall on the 8 April 2018, celebrating the best of British theatre. Opening the show was the cast of Hamilton, which won seven awards tonight. Check out the performance below!

VIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes of HAMILTON London's Epic #Ham4Ham Mashup Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes of HAMILTON London's Epic #Ham4Ham Mashup

by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda recently joined the West End cast of Hamilton for a special digital #Ham4Ham video in honor of tonight's opening. Now, the cast and crew have released a special behind the scenes video, showing the making of this epic #Ham4Ham mashup. Check out the behind the scenes video here!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot' Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a First Look at the London Cast of HAMILTON Performing 'My Shot'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2017

HAMILTON officially opened the newly rebuilt and restored Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 December 2017 (with previews from 6 December 2017). Check out a clip of the cast performing 'My Shot' here!

VIDEO: HAMILTON Designer David Korins Shares Inside Look at West End Production Videoplay
VIDEO: HAMILTON Designer David Korins Shares Inside Look at West End Production

by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2017

HAMILTON set designer David Korins is giving fans an inside look at the design process for the West End transfer of one of Broadway's biggest smash hits. Watch his Instagram video below to check out the set building process from sketches to the finished product

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the HAMILTON London Cast for #Ham4Ham Mashup in Honor Videoplay
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins the HAMILTON London Cast for #Ham4Ham Mashup in Honor of Opening Night

by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda joined the West End cast of Hamilton for a special digital #Ham4Ham video in honor of tonight's opening. Lin and the cast mashed up their favorite songs by UK artists with some of the songs from Hamilton and the result was epic. Check out the video here!

STAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Reh Videoplay
STAGE TUBE: Inside 'The Room Where It Happens' - Hamilton West End's First Day of Rehearsals!

by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2017

Hamilton West End has tweeted a new video from the company's first day of rehearsal. The video features the cast and crew discussing their excitement, complete with footage from inside the rehearsal room.


Jason Pennycooke Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jason Pennycooke been in?
Jason Pennycooke has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Jason Pennycooke's first West End show?
Jason Pennycooke's first West End show was The Big Life which opened in 2005

What awards has Jason Pennycooke been nominated for?
Best Actor In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Memphis The Musical and Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for La Cage Aux Folles .