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John McCrea is an American singer and musician. He is a founding member of the band Cake. He is the vocalist and primary lyricist for the band, in addition to playing acoustic guitar, vibraslap, and piano. He also programs drums and does mixing work while he and the rest of the band have produced all of their albums.


[West End]
West End Transfer, 2021

[West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020

John McCrea Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actor In A Musical

John McCrea, Everybody's Talking About Jamie

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Maude Apatow and Mason Alexander Park Will Join the Cast of CABARET at The Kit Kat Club Next Month

The producers of the multi award-winning, critically acclaimed production of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London's West End have announced that from Monday 29 May 2023, star of HBO's Euphoria Maude Apatow will play 'Sally Bowles' and star of NBC's Quantum Leap and Netflix's Sandman Mason Alexander Park will play 'The Emcee' with Beverley Klein as 'Fraulein Schneider' and Teddy Kempner as 'Herr Schultz'.

Photos: New Images of John McCrea and Aimee Lou Wood in CABARET

CABARET at the Kit Kat Club has released new production images of John McCrea as Emcee and Aimee Lou Wood as Sally Bowles. Check out the photos here!

Ambassador Theatre Group Announces Exclusive Partnership With J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Live

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced an exclusive three-year partnership with the newly formed Bad Robot Live, the theatre division of J.J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions.

Photos: All New Photos of Aimee Lou Wood, John McCrea, and More in CABARET

New production photos have been released from the multi award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Cabaret at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End, currently starring BAFTA Award winner Aimee Lou Wood as ‘Sally Bowles’, Olivier Award nominee John McCrea as ‘The Emcee’ and Nathan Ives-Moiba as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’.

Photos: See Aimee Lou Wood, John McCrea & Nathan Ives-Moiba in Rehearsals for CABARET at the Kit Kat Club

Get a first look at Aimee Lou Wood, John McCrea and Nathan Ives-Moiba in rehearsals for CABARET at the Kit Kat Club!

Aimee Lou Wood, John McCrea, and Nathan Ives-Moiba Will Join CABARET

CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London's West End has announced that BAFTA Award winner Aimee Lou Wood will play 'Sally Bowles', Olivier Award nominee John McCrea will play 'The Emcee' and Nathan Ives-Moiba will play 'Cliff Bradshaw' from 13 February 2022 until 27 May 2023.

Review Roundup: DADDY By Jeremy O Harris at The Almeida Theatre

Read the reviews for the UK Premiere of Jeremy O Harris' play 'Daddy' A Melodrama at The Almeida Theatre.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a much talked-about adaptation to a provocative revival and a thorny Shakespeare play, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

Full Casting Announced For Jeremy O. Harris' DADDY at The Almeida Theatre

The Almeida Theatre announces the full cast for the UK Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris' play “Daddy” A Melodrama.

Rep. Ted Deutch Introduces Protect Working Musicians Act to Level Playing Field for Independent Musicians

On October 25th, U.S. Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL) introduced the Protect Working Musicians Act, legislation that would allow artists and music creators to negotiate fairer rates and terms for the use of their music online.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!

Inspired by true events, Everybody's Talking About Jamie follows Jamie New (Harwood), a teenager from Sheffield, who dreams of life on stage.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! Film to Open Outfest 2021 Film Festival

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the much anticipated film adaptation of the award-winning West End hit musical, has been selected as the opening night feature for the 39th annual Outfest in Los Angeles.

Photos: See First Look Photos from the Movie Adaptation of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!

The film, from New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films, stars the breakout discovery Max Harwood as Jamie New, alongside Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant.

Edinburgh International Film Festival Will Present A Special Preview Screening Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

On Friday 20 August, the EIFF screening which will be accessed by the public using an EIFF first 'Pay-What-You-Can' model will be preceded by a unique and inclusive outdoor celebration event in St Andrew Square Edinburgh's Talking About Jamie.

Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 4

It's just hours until the biggest night in high school musical theatre! The Jimmy Awards officially return as a virtual ceremony tonight, July 15, 2021. BroadwayWorld is getting to know this year's nominees! Below, get to know just a few, including: Jillian Cossetta, Victoria Evans, Luis Gonzalez Galindo, Molly Martin, Aiden McCoy, Sydney Olson, Nick Sanchez-Zarkos, Bella Seigo, and D.J. Spang.

VIDEO: Catching Up with Noah Thomas from EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!

Despite the current capacity restrictions in the UK, a number of West End productions are soldiering on under social distancing guidelines. Along with the likes of SIX, Amélie and Les Misérables: The Staged Concert, one hit show that is leading the charge in London is Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre.


What must it feel like to perform to a socially distanced auditorium of masked audience members? Well, if the other night’s 1000th performance of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is to be used as a benchmark, nothing could possibly mask the sense of joy and unity felt in the room for those 2.5 hours.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE se estrenará en septiembre en Amazon Prime Video

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EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Film Will Be Released on Amazon Prime Video in September

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the much anticipated film adaptation of the award-winning West End hit musical, will launch exclusively on Prime Video on September 17, 2021 in over 240 countries and territories.

Artist Rights Alliance Executive Director Steps Down

The Artist Rights Alliance (ARA), an artist run nonprofit fighting for a healthy creative economy and fair treatment for all creators in the digital world, has announced that Executive Director Ted Kalo will be stepping down.


John McCrea has not appeared on Broadway.

John McCrea has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

John McCrea's first West End show was Daddy which opened in 2020

John McCrea has been nominated for the Best Actor In A Musical category at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Everybody's Talking About Jamie".

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