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Jon Robyns

 
Bio:
Training: Mountview Academy of Performing Arts. West End: Jean Valjean in Les Misérables (Sondheim Theatre); King George in Hamilton (Victoria Palace); Alternate Huey in Memphis (Original London Cast, Shaftesbury Theatre); Adam Nehemiah in Dessa Rose (Original London Cast, Trafalgar Studios); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Mountview Academy of Performing Arts. West End: Jean Valjean in Les Misérables (Sondheim Theatre); King George in Hamilton (Victoria Palace); Alternate Huey in Memphis (Original London Cast, Shaftesbury Theatre); Adam Nehemiah in Dessa Rose (Original London Cast, Trafalgar Studios); ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean
Warnings / Major Domo [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Production, 2021
King George [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [West End]
2012
Sir Galahad
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Princeton
Rod

Photos

Jon Robyns singing "Bring Him Home" in the National Tour production of Les Misérable Photo

Jon Robyns singing "Bring Him Home" in the National Tour production of Les Misérables. Photo Credits: Danny Kaan.

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Date:
05/14/2022
AVENUE Q''s Jon Robyns and Company Photo

AVENUE Q''s Jon Robyns and Company

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Date:
05/29/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean

Warnings / Major Domo [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Production, 2021
King George [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Ensemble

  [West End]
2012
Sir Galahad

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Princeton

Rod

Jon Robyns Biography

Training: Mountview Academy of Performing Arts.

West End: Jean Valjean in Les Mis√©rables (Sondheim Theatre); King George in Hamilton (Victoria Palace); Alternate Huey in Memphis (Original London Cast, Shaftesbury Theatre); Adam Nehemiah in Dessa Rose (Original London Cast, Trafalgar Studios); Galahad in Spamalot (Harold Pinter & Playhouse Theatres); Dickens Abridged (Original London Cast, Arts Theatre); Hollis in Road Show (Original European Cast, Menier Chocolate Factory); Marius in Les Mis√©rables (Queen's Theatre); Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (Original London Cast, No√ęl Coward & Gielgud Theatres).

Theatre: Robbie Hart in The Wedding Singer (UK Tour); Eddie Souther in Sister Act (UK Tour); Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde (Curve Theatre, Leicester); Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Jamie in The Last Five Years (Greenwich Theatre); Galahad in Spamalot (UK Tour); Enjolras in Les Misérables (25th Anniversary International Tour); Dickens Unplugged (Yvonne Arnaud); Mark Cohen in Rent (English Theatre Frankfurt); Alternate Chris in Miss Saigon (UK tour); Cinderella (Southend - Qdos); Sleeping Beauty (Richmond - First Family); Cinderella (Brighton).

Recordings: Musical Direction (Solo Album); Memphis (Original London Cast Recording); Open Book (Debut Solo Album); Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Cast; Chess in Concert.

Concerts: Les Misérables - The Staged Concert (Sondheim Theatre, London); West End Musical Drive In (The Drive In, London); Musical Direction (Solo UK Tour); BBC Radio 2 - Proms in the Park; Best of Rock Musicals (Hammersmith Apollo, London); West End Proms (Greenwich Music Time, London); Hollywood Proms (Lytham Festival); Lead Vocalist Kevin & Karen Clifton Dance Live (UK Tour); Magic at the Musicals for Magic FM (Royal Albert Hall); Jon Robyns - Live in London (The Other Palace, London.); Guest artist Elaine Paige (UK & SE Asian Tours); West End International (Various); The Great British Songbook (St. James’ Theatre, London); Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2, London); Les Misérables (BSO); Chess in Concert, Night of 1000 Voices and Europride (Royal Albert Hall).

Film/Tv: Nativity Rocks (Working Title); Les Misérables - The Staged Concert (Universal/Delfont Mackintosh).

As well as acting, Jon tutors and directs at major drama schools in London and around the UK.

He is a proud patron of The South London Youth Theatre.

As a writer, Jon is currently developing a new musical Then, Now & Next with this collaborator Christopher J Orton, due for production in the near future.

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Jon Robyns News

VIDEO: Watch All New Clips From LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre Photo VIDEO: Watch All New Clips From LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

New footage has been¬†released of¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES¬†at the Sondheim Theatre.¬†Check out the all new trailer here!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim! Photo VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2022

An all-star cast came together last night (Tuesday, May 3) in London's West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor.

Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, and More Celebrate Sondheim in S Photo Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, and More Celebrate Sondheim in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2022

An all-star cast came together last evening (Tuesday, May 3) in London’s West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah  Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah Waddingham, Judi Dench & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

Cameron Mackintosh has invited Stephen Sondheim’s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honour and thanks the cast and company and everyone involved for agreeing to a special screening which will allow over 2,500 to see the performance.

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

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.

West End Stars Bring Valentines Musical to the Lyric Theatre Next Month Photo West End Stars Bring Valentines Musical to the Lyric Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

The biggest stars from London's West End will be celebrating Valentine's Day with the greatest love songs of musical theatre for one night only at West End Musical Love Songs.  This all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza is brought to you by the award-winning producers (Black British Theatre Awards, Best Producer 2021 and Best Musical Production 2021) of West End Musical Brunch, West End Musical Drive In, West End Musical Celebration and West End Musical Christmas.  

Mountview Names New Theatre 'The Mack' In Honour Of Sir Cameron Mackintosh Photo Mountview Names New Theatre 'The Mack' In Honour Of Sir Cameron Mackintosh
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

London's Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts today announced that its main theatre is to be known as The Mack, in honour of Sir Cameron Mackintosh's long-standing support for Mountview which included a generous gift of £1 million to complete the building of the theatre that will now bear his name.

LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim The Photo LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

Following the sell-out success of LES MIS√ČRABLES ‚Äď THE STAGED CONCERT, the longest running concert in the history of Shaftesbury Avenue, Cameron Mackintosh has announced full casting for the re-opening of the¬†new full production of¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES¬†at the¬†Sondheim Theatre¬†on¬†25 September 2021.

Photos: Jon Robyns, Bradley Jaden, Lucie Jones and More Star in LES MISERABLES- The S Photo Photos: Jon Robyns, Bradley Jaden, Lucie Jones and More Star in LES MISERABLES- The Staged Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021! The principal cast of Les Miserables features Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Bradley Jaden as Javert, Lucie Jones as Fantine, and more.

VIDEO: Lucie Jones Gets Ready to Bring LES MISERABLES Back to the Stage! Photo VIDEO: Lucie Jones Gets Ready to Bring LES MISERABLES Back to the Stage!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - May 21, 2021

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its triumphant return to the Sondheim Theatre just last night on 20 May. Ahead of the big night, BroadwayWorld's Tom Hayden Millward checked in with Fantine- Lucie Jones. Following the  run, Jones will star as Jenna in the UK Tour of Waitress, which kicks off at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 4 September 2021.

Jon Robyns Videos

VIDEO: Watch All New Clips From LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre VideoVIDEO: Watch All New Clips From LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

New footage has been¬†released of¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES¬†at the Sondheim Theatre.¬†Check out the all new trailer here!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim! VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2022

An all-star cast came together last night (Tuesday, May 3) in London's West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah  VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah Waddingham, Judi Dench & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

Cameron Mackintosh has invited Stephen Sondheim’s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honour and thanks the cast and company and everyone involved for agreeing to a special screening which will allow over 2,500 to see the performance.

VIDEO: Lucie Jones Gets Ready to Bring LES MISERABLES Back to the Stage! VideoVIDEO: Lucie Jones Gets Ready to Bring LES MISERABLES Back to the Stage!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - May 21, 2021

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its triumphant return to the Sondheim Theatre just last night on 20 May. Ahead of the big night, BroadwayWorld's Tom Hayden Millward checked in with Fantine- Lucie Jones. Following the  run, Jones will star as Jenna in the UK Tour of Waitress, which kicks off at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 4 September 2021.

VIDEO: 70 West End Stars Including Paul Whittaker OBE and More Virtually Perform 'Do  VideoVIDEO: 70 West End Stars Including Paul Whittaker OBE and More Virtually Perform 'Do You Hear the People Sing?'
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020

70 West End stars have come together to virtually raise their voice in song.  Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Newly Renovated Sondheim Theatre - Home of LES MISERABLES on the VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Newly Renovated Sondheim Theatre - Home of LES MISERABLES on the West End
by Stage Tube - Jan 12, 2020

The newly renovated Sondheim Theatre (formerly the Queen's Theatre) officially re-opened in December 2019. The theatre is home to Les Miserables.

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Prepares For Its West End Return! VideoVIDEO: LES MISERABLES Prepares For Its West End Return!
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2019

Ahead of its first performance at the Sondheim Theatre tonight, get a look at rehearsals as a new chapter in Les Miserables history, as the cast prepares for its West End production.

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

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights from MEMPHIS in the West End!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

The West End production of hit Broadway musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre has its Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Memphis has an Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Memphis Lives in Them! In Rehearsal with the West End Company of MEMPHIS
by TV - On the Road - Oct 8, 2014

Preview performances commence TOMORROW for the West End production of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS and to celebrate, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the rehearsal room to meet the cast!


Jon Robyns Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jon Robyns been in?
Jon Robyns has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Jon Robyns been in?
Jon Robyns has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Jon Robyns's first West End show?
Jon Robyns's first West End show was Avenue Q which opened in 2006