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Josefina Gabrielle

 
Bio:
Training: The Arts Educational Schools, London. Josefina began her career as a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal. Theatre includes: Velma Kelly in Chicago (Phoenix Theatre) Pouncer/Caroline Louisa in The Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall), Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: The Arts Educational Schools, London. Josefina began her career as a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal. Theatre includes: Velma Kelly in Chicago (Phoenix Theatre) Pouncer/Caroline Louisa in The Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall), Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Madame
  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Madame Thénardier [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2018
Velma Kelly
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Mrs. Teavee [Replacement]
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2012
Gussie Carnegie
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Revival, 2010
Ursula
Nickie
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]
Margaret [Replacement]
Pamela [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Laurey
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Alexandra [Replacement]
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Laurey Williams
  [West End]
London Revival, 1997
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1995
Performer
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1992
Penny Bentley
  [Regional (UK)]
Bristol Revival, 1994
Dream Laurey

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Madame

  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Madame Thénardier [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Return Engagement, 2018
Velma Kelly

  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Mrs. Teavee [Replacement]

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2012
Gussie Carnegie

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Revival, 2010
Ursula

Nickie

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]

Margaret [Replacement]

Pamela [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Laurey

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Alexandra [Replacement]

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Laurey Williams

  [West End]
London Revival, 1997
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1995
Performer

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1992
Penny Bentley

  [Regional (UK)]
Bristol Revival, 1994
Dream Laurey

Josefina Gabrielle Biography

Training: The Arts Educational Schools, London. Josefina began her career as a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal.

Theatre includes: Velma Kelly in Chicago (Phoenix Theatre) Pouncer/Caroline Louisa in The Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall), Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), Mavis Turner in Stepping Out (Vaudeville), Mrs Teavee in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Pamela Willey in Two Into One (Menier Chocolate Factory), Evilena in Puss in Boots (Hackney Empire), Gussie Carnegie in Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory/Harold Pinter Theatre/Digital Theatre; Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress), Anna Leonowens in The King and I (UK tour; MTA nomination for Best Actress in a Visiting Company), Lilley in Park Avenue Cat (Arts Theatre), Lady Jacqueline Carstone in Me and My Girl and Cassie in A Chorus Line (Sheffield Crucible), Nicky/Ursula in Sweet Charity (Menier Chocolate Factory/Theatre Royal Haymarket; Clarence Derwent Award winner and Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress), Irene Molloy in Hello, Dolly! (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Katherine Kelly in The Murder Game (King’s Head), Annabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret in The 39 Steps (Criterion Theatre), Lilly Pepper in Red Peppers, Barbara Faber in The Astonished Heart, Jane Featherways in Family Album, Lady Maureen Gilpin in Hands Across the Sea, Doris Gow in Fumed Oak and Victoria Gayforth in Shadow Play – all part of Tonight at 8.30 (Minerva Theatre, Chichester), Kathy Seldon in Singin’ in the Rain (Sadler’s Wells/Leicester Haymarket), Alexandra Spofford in The Witches of Eastwick (Prince of Wales), Roxie Hart in Chicago (Adelphi/Cambridge Theatre), Dot/Marie in Sunday in the Park with George (Leicester Haymarket), Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cannizaro Park), Laurey Williams in Oklahoma! (National/Lyceum, London and Gershwin Theatre, New York; nominated for an Olivier Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical and an Astaire Award for Outstanding Dance), Cassie in A Chorus Line and Dream Laurey in Oklahoma! (UK tour), The Goodbye Girl (Albery Theatre), Maggie in A Chorus Line (Derby Playhouse), Iris Kelly in Fame (Cambridge Theatre), Carousel (National/Shaftesbury), workshop performances of Mathilde (Vaudeville), The Marriage of Figaro (National Theatre Studio), The Woman in White (Sydmonton Festival) and The Ambition Bird (Cardiff Festival of Musical Theatre).

Television includes: Miranda, Doctors, Ronni Ancona & Co, Heartbeat, Born and Bred and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Totally Frank and Sunburn.

Film includes: Oklahoma!

Radio includes: In Tune and Blindness (Radio 3), Friday Night Is Music Night (Radio 2).

Concerts include: The Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall), One Enchanted Evening, Chess with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and a guest appearance with Sacha Distel at the Café de Paris.

Recordings include: Ms. A Song Cycle, Oklahoma!, The Goodbye Girl, Fame and Carousel.

Josefina Gabrielle Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Josefina GabrielleMerrily We Roll Along
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Josefina Gabrielle, Sweet Charity
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Josefina Gabrielle, Oklahoma!
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Actress in a Musical
Josefina Gabrielle, Oklahoma

Josefina Gabrielle News

LES MISERABLES Extends Booking and Announces New Performance Schedule Photo LES MISERABLES Extends Booking and Announces New Performance Schedule
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022

LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre has extended booking until Sunday 5 March 2023, and a new performance schedule from Wednesday 5 October 2022. Tickets for the new booking period are on sale from 11.00am today, Friday 1 July.

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 MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre. Check out the all new trailer here!

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.

BWW Interview: Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle Talk LES MISERABLES Photo BWW Interview: Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle Talk LES MISERABLES
by Caroline Cronin - Feb 15, 2022

Having joined the cast of Les Misérables at the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre back in December 2019, Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle have had quite the rollercoaster experience as everyone's favourite rogues, the Thénardiers. Between them, their list of theatre credits is impressive and despite having never met prior to the show, Carey and Gabrielle have united to create a strong partnership throughout multiple lockdowns and two different productions.

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 MISÉRABLES – 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 MISÉRABLES 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.

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

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.

Social Roundup: Fans Attend the Re-Opening of LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Photo Social Roundup: Fans Attend the Re-Opening of LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

 Les Miserables - The Staged Concert returned to the stage last night, 20 May. Theatre fans have been so excited to get back to the theatre, and have shown their love for the show on social media.

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES- The Staged Concert Returns to the West End! Photo VIDEO: LES MISERABLES- The Staged Concert Returns to the West End!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2021

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its triumphant return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021!

Josefina Gabrielle 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 MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre. Check out the all new trailer here!

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: 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.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/21/16- OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2016

Today in 2002, Oklahoma! opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 388 performances. Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. The 2002 revival featured Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey, Shuler Hensley as Jud, Patrick Wilson as Curly and Andrea Martin as Aunt Eller.

STAGE TUBE: New Cast and Video Released for West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Jonathan Slinger, Kraig Thornber, Lara Denning & More
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2015

As the hit West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, approaches its second anniversary, producers today announced the cast that will take it into its third year. Alongside Jonathan Slinger as Willy Wonka will be Kraig Thornber (Grandpa George), Lara Denning (Mrs Bucket) and Mark Oxtoby (Jerry), among other new names. Originating company members Ross Dawes and Derek Hagen will take over the roles of Mr Salt and Mr Bucket respectively.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/21/15- OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2015

Today in 2002, Oklahoma! opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 388 performances. Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. The 2002 revival featured Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey, Shuler Hensley as Jud, Patrick Wilson as Curly and Andrea Martin as Aunt Eller.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/21- OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2014

Today in 2002, Oklahoma! opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 388 performances. Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. The 2002 revival featured Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey, Shuler Hensley as Jud, Patrick Wilson as Curly and Andrea Martin as Aunt Eller.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Josefina Gabrielle & Mark Umbers in West End's Filmed MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2013

Select scenes from the critically acclaimed production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, in cinemas for one night only on October 23, have just been released. Get a first look at Mark Umbers as Franklin Shepard and Josefina Gabrielle as Gussie Carnegie in the clips below!


Josefina Gabrielle Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Josefina Gabrielle been in?
Josefina Gabrielle has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Josefina Gabrielle been in?
Josefina Gabrielle has appeared on London's West End in 15 shows.

What was Josefina Gabrielle's first West End show?
Josefina Gabrielle's first West End show was Carousel which opened in 1992

What awards has Josefina Gabrielle been nominated for?
Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along , Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sweet Charity Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Oklahoma! and Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Oklahoma .