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John McCrea

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Jamie
  [West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020
Performer

Photos

Most Promising Newcommer John McCrea Photo

Most Promising Newcommer John McCrea

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Date:
01/30/2018
Most Promising Newcommers John McCrea & Sheila Atim Photo

Most Promising Newcommers John McCrea & Sheila Atim

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Date:
01/30/2018
Most Promising Newcommers John McCrea & Sheila Atim Photo

Most Promising Newcommers John McCrea & Sheila Atim

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Date:
01/30/2018
Josie Walker, John McCrea and Mina Anwar Photo

Josie Walker, John McCrea and Mina Anwar

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Date:
11/02/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Jamie

  [West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020
Performer

John McCrea Biography

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.

John McCrea Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actor In A Musical
John McCrea, Everybody's Talking About Jamie

John McCrea News

Review Roundup: DADDY By Jeremy O Harris at The Almeida Theatre Photo Review Roundup: DADDY By Jeremy O Harris at The Almeida Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

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 Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Mar 2, 2022

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 Photo Full Casting Announced For Jeremy O. Harris' DADDY at The Almeida Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2022

The Almeida Theatre announces the full cast for the UK Premiere of Jeremy O. Harris' play ‚ÄúDaddy‚ÄĚ A Melodrama.

Rep. Ted Deutch Introduces Protect Working Musicians Act to Level Playing Field for I Photo Rep. Ted Deutch Introduces Protect Working Musicians Act to Level Playing Field for Independent Musicians
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021

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! Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2021

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 Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! Film to Open Outfest 2021 Film Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2021

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  Photo Photos: See First Look Photos from the Movie Adaptation of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 26, 2021

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.

Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 4 Photo Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 4
by Team BWW - Jul 15, 2021

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.

Edinburgh International Film Festival Will Present A Special Preview Screening Of EVE Photo Edinburgh International Film Festival Will Present A Special Preview Screening Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021

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.

VIDEO: Catching Up with Noah Thomas from EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! Photo VIDEO: Catching Up with Noah Thomas from EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Jun 17, 2021

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.

John McCrea Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2021

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

VIDEO: Catching Up with Noah Thomas from EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! VideoVIDEO: Catching Up with Noah Thomas from EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Jun 17, 2021

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.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Lights Up The Stage at West End Live VideoVIDEO: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Lights Up The Stage at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2018

West End's free outdoor performance event West End Live has kicked off today! Lighting up the stage was the smash hit new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie. Watch the cast's performance below!

BWW TV: Amanda Holden and John McCrea On EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE VideoBWW TV: Amanda Holden and John McCrea On EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2017

A big hit at Sheffield Crucible, new British musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie - based on a documentary about a teenage boy coming out as a drag queen - is now a hit in the West End. Amanda Holden popped backstage on opening night to chat to John McCrea, who plays Jamie. Check out the video below!

Listen To Josie Walker Sing 'He's My Boy' From EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE VideoListen To Josie Walker Sing 'He's My Boy' From EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2017

Everybody's Talking About Jamie is now in previews at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End, following a hit run at Sheffield Crucible. It's directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, and stars John McCrea as Jamie and Josie Walker as his mother Margaret.


John McCrea Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John McCrea been in?
John McCrea has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has John McCrea been in?
John McCrea has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

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

What awards has John McCrea been nominated for?
Best Actor In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Everybody's Talking About Jamie .