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Josie Benson

 
Bio:
Credits include Mamma Mia, In The Heights, Porgy and Bess (Savoy); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s); The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola); Lost in the Stars (Queen Elizabeth Hall); Carmen (Opera del mar/Beaufort Opera); Bernstein’s Mass (Royal Festival Hall); Carmen Jones (Royal Festival ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Credits include Mamma Mia, In The Heights, Porgy and Bess (Savoy); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s); The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola); Lost in the Stars (Queen Elizabeth Hall); Carmen (Opera del mar/Beaufort Opera); Bernstein’s Mass (Royal Festival Hall); Carmen Jones (Royal Festival ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Tanya [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Production, 2015
Camila
  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre Production, 2012
Ensemble
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

Josie Benson Mazz Murray, Gemma Goggin Photo

Josie Benson Mazz Murray, Gemma Goggin

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04/06/2022
Josie Benson Mazz Murray, Gemma Goggin Photo

Josie Benson Mazz Murray, Gemma Goggin

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04/06/2022
Gemma Goggin, Josie Benson Mazz Murray Photo

Gemma Goggin, Josie Benson Mazz Murray

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04/06/2022
Alexandros Beshonges, Josie Benson Photo

Alexandros Beshonges, Josie Benson

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04/06/2022
Emma Goggin, Josie Benson, Mazz Murray Photo

Emma Goggin, Josie Benson, Mazz Murray

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09/16/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Tanya [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Production, 2015
Camila

  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre Production, 2012
Ensemble

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Ensemble [Replacement]

Josie Benson Biography

Credits include Mamma Mia, In The Heights, Porgy and Bess (Savoy); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s); The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola); Lost in the Stars (Queen Elizabeth Hall); Carmen (Opera del mar/Beaufort Opera); Bernstein’s Mass (Royal Festival Hall); Carmen Jones (Royal Festival Hall/National tour); Blues in the Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Show Boat (Royal Albert Hall); Mass Carib, An African Cargo, Soul food, The Wedding Dance (Nitro Black); Barnum (Ilfracombe); Make Some Noise (Stratford); Connected (Ipswich); The Merchant of Venice (Tight Fit). Recordings: The Jubilee Singers & Lost in the Stars (BBC Radio), lead vocals/writer Summertime Atlantic Jaxx. Concerts: Josie Benson Sings.




Josie Benson News

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23 Years in London! Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23 Years in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer just announced, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday Photo Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer is delighted to announce, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

Photos: See All-New Production Shots from MAMMA MIA! West End Photo Photos: See All-New Production Shots from MAMMA MIA! West End
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2022

The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! is currently celebrating its 23rd birthday in London, and BroadwayWorld has your first look at the show's latest cast in action!

MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

On the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period at London's Novello Theatre Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period at London's Novello Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

MAMMA MIA! at London’s Novello Theatre is now extending its booking period to Saturday 1 October 2022.  MAMMA MIA! is now in its 23rd year in London.  

Photos: First Look at MAMMA MIA! as it Reopens in London Photo Photos: First Look at MAMMA MIA! as it Reopens in London
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

Mazz Murray leads the cast as Donna, Richard Trinder as Sam, Neil Moors as Harry, Stephen Beckett as Bill, and Sophie Matthew as Lisa.  They are joined by Josie Benson as Tanya, Gemma Goggin as Rosie, Emma Mullen as Sophie, Jack Danson as Sky, Tegan Bannister as Ali, Michael Nelson as Eddie and Alexandros Beshonges as Pepper, with Natalie Langston playing the role of Donna at certain performances.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

Photos: Inside the Re-Opening of MAMMA MIA! Photo Photos: Inside the Re-Opening of MAMMA MIA!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

All new photos have been released from the re-opening of MAMMA MIA! which began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

Mazz Murray, Richard Trinder, Neil Moors, Stephen Beckett, and More Set For West End  Photo Mazz Murray, Richard Trinder, Neil Moors, Stephen Beckett, and More Set For West End Return of MAMMA MIA!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021

Tickets are on sale now for Mamma Mia!, returning to London's West End at the Novello Theatre on 25 August 2021.

Josie Benson Videos

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23 Years in London! VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23 Years in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer just announced, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

STAGE TUBE: IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross; First Look at New Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2015

Initially booking for a limited 4 week run, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a second time, now booking for an additional 3 months until Sunday 10 April 2016. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014.  

BWW Video Teaser: Catch a Glimpse of Michael Ball in SWEENEY TODD - New Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball as Sweeney Todd and Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Lovett, opened to raves on March 20 at the Adelphi Theatre following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has just gotten ahold of the very first clip of Michael Ball as the demon barber himself singing 'Pretty Women.' Click below to catch a glimpse!

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night of SWEENEY TODD Starring Ball and Staunton
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

Oh yes! We've got a red carpet video for the opening night of SWEENEY TODD, which opened on the 20th on the West End. The video features interviews with stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton as well as Jason Manford, David Mitchell, Jim Broadbent and Tom Jones. Plus, there's a little peek of an onstage kiss.

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Sondheim Talks New West End SWEENEY TODD!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 11, 2012

Click below to watch an interview with composer Stephen Sondheim talking about the new West End production of SWEENEY TODD which began previews last night in London starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.

Photos and Video: First Look at West End's SWEENEY TODD with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Check out a video preview along with photos from the upcoming transfer below!

STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton in SWEENEY TODD
by Robert Diamond - Oct 6, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to beStephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton.


Josie Benson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Josie Benson been in?
Josie Benson has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Josie Benson's first West End show?
Josie Benson's first West End show was Porgy and Bess which opened in 2006