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Kanako Nakano

 
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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2014
Ensemble
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
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Kanako Nakano News

Photos: First Look at the Stage Premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO Photo Photos: First Look at the Stage Premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2022

All new production photos have been released for the global stage premiere of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro. The production welcomed its first audiences to the Barbican during previews this week and will open officially next Tuesday, 18 October.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Stage Premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Stage Premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

The Royal Shakespeare Company has released rehearsal photos for the global stage premiere of Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro, which will begin previews at the Barbican next week.

Full Cast Announced For the Royal Shakespeare Company's MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO Photo Full Cast Announced For the Royal Shakespeare Company's MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

The full company has been announced for the global stage premiere of Studio Ghibli's My Neighbour Totoro, opening at the Barbican this Autumn.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

Curve theatre will present its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer. A smash-hit Broadway masterpiece, A Chorus Line will run at Curve from 3 to 31 December.

Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December Photo Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester will present A Chorus Line this December, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

BWW Review: TOKYO ROSE, Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Review: TOKYO ROSE, Southwark Playhouse
by Gary Naylor - Sep 29, 2021

So called 'Tokyo Rose' Iva Toguri's struggle for a post-war pardon is given life by Burnt Lemon Theatre in a musical that has many echoes of Hamilton

Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve Photo Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester has today revealed the full cast of its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, including world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

Cast Album Released for TOKYO ROSE Featuring Kanako Nakano, Maya Britto, Lucy Park &  Photo Cast Album Released for TOKYO ROSE Featuring Kanako Nakano, Maya Britto, Lucy Park & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

Smash hit new musical Tokyo Rose has released a cast album! The recording was produced by Sam Featherstone, William Patrick Harrison and Hannah Benson.

ATTACK OF THE WOLFDOGS is Now Available to Stream Online Photo ATTACK OF THE WOLFDOGS is Now Available to Stream Online
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

History and fantasy collide in the Unicorn's brand new, free, self-guided audio adventure created by maverick theatre makers Nigel Barret and Louise Mari with stunning binaural sound design by Nicola T Chang. 

Casting Announced For UK Tour of TOKYO ROSE Photo Casting Announced For UK Tour of TOKYO ROSE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

Tokyo Rose is an electrifying new musical about one of America's most controversial trials, examining a real-life story of scaremongering and scapegoating.  New Diorama Theatre and Underbelly first commissioned this exciting project as part of the Untapped Award, and its potential was realised following a sold out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019.

Kanako Nakano Videos

STAGE TUBE: Eva Noblezada and the MISS SAIGON Ladies Sing Multi-Lingual 'Let it Go'
by Sally Henry - Sep 19, 2015

Who says West End performers have to stick to their own show?

STAGE TUBE: Tonight They Will Be... LION KING? MISS SAIGON Cast Channels Their Inner Animals
by Sally Henry - Jul 18, 2015

The cast of MISS SAIGON just tweeted a fun video of the cast stretching and prepping for their performance with 'He Lives in You' as background music. Check out the video below, and see if you can spot Olivier nominee Jon Jon Briones!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA Celebrates Their First Birthday with Beverly Hills Bakery
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2010

The cast of Priscilla and Beverly Hills Bakery celebrate the shows 1st birthday in the West End, having completed over 425 performances at the Palace Theatre since its opening last year.

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of London's PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Jeff Dennhardt - Mar 21, 2010

John Brannoch, cast member of the current production of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT in London, recently compiled a 'Meet the Cast' of the current West End production.

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at PRISCILLA in London
by Jeff Dennhardt - Mar 21, 2010

John Brannoch, cast member of the current production of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT in London, recently released a video of some backstage antics at the hit show.

STAGE TUBE: Celebs Visit Broadway-Bound PRISCILLA in West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported Gary McQuinn, producer of the Australian hit PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESSERT, announced that the show has planned a Broadway transfer for sometime in 2011. The show is already receiving raves in London, and has impressed the most lavish of celebrities. Check out Kylie Minogue's visit and audience reactions below!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA Talks West End Success & Bway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, at the recent WhatsOnStage.com Awards, Gary McQuinn, producer of the Australian hit PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESSERT, announced that the show has planned a Broadway transfer for sometime in 2011.

STAGE TUBE: Ian McKellen, Bette Midler, Stephen Fry & More Visit PRISCILLA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2010

A slew of celebrities from all walks of the entertainment scene have flocked to see 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical' currently playing in the West End at the Palace Theatre. The 'Priscilla' website has compiled videos of these celebrity visits, which include backstage meet and greet with the cast and interviews with the celebrities. Included in these videos are Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Lorraine Kelly, Stephen Fry, Jodi Picoult, David Hasselhoff, Sarah Harding, Martina Navratilova, Miriam Margoyles and Carol Mcready, Ray Meagher, Cilla Black and Christopher Biggins, Heather Small, Greg Burns, Bette Midle, and Jermaine Jackson.

STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert
by Robert Diamond - Dec 9, 2009

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical is playing at Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus, London W1 through May 2010.

STAGE TUBE: Priscilla Queen of the Desert Cast Performs 'I Will Survive'
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2009

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical is playing at Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus, London W1 through May 2010. The cast performed 'I Will Survive' on the BBC's Children in Need Benefit.


Kanako Nakano Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kanako Nakano been in?
Kanako Nakano has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Kanako Nakano's first West End show?
Kanako Nakano's first West End show was Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical which opened in 2009