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Kanako Nakano STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Revival, 2014
Ensemble

[West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Cynthia


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Interview: 'It's Always So Deep and Cathartic When you Experience a Sondheim Show': Joaquin Pedro Valdes on PACIFIC OVERTURES at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Recently, we had the chance to speak with Joaquin Pedro Valdes, who is taking on the role of John Manjiro in Pacific Overtures. We discussed how he first got started in musical theatre, what it has been like to be a part of such a unique Sonhdime work, and even how the themes of the show can be compared to sushi!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For PACIFIC OVERTURES at the Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has released all new rehearsal photos for their co-production with the Umeda Arts Theater of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Pacific Overtures.

Full Cast Set For PACIFIC OVERTURES at The Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced full casting for their co-production with the Umeda Arts Theater of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Pacific Overtures. 

NEW PLAYS: JAPAN Presented at the Royal Court Theatre

'New Plays: Japan' was presented at the Royal Court Theatre in London, U.K. from 26 to 28 January 2023.

Photos: First Look at the Stage Premiere of MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 & More

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

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

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.

BWW Review: PEARL AND DAGGER, The Bandstand In Battersea Park

This Sunday, Theatré Lapis presented their 30 minute concert version of newly devised musical Pearl and Dagger at Battersea Park's Bandstand. This is an outdoor, socially distanced adaption of the show performed at The Other Palace in 2019.

Casting Announced For WHITE PEARL at the Royal Court

Kae Alexander, Farzana Dua Elahe, Arty Froushan, Katie Leung, Kanako Nakano, Minhee Yeo, Momo Yeung have been cast in the world premiere of White Pearl, written by Anchuli Felicia King and directed by Nana Dakin. With design by Moi Tran, lighting design by Natasha Chivers, video design by Ian William Galloway and composition and sound design by Nicola Chang.

Casting Announced for KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE at Southwark Playhouse

Kiki is back! Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out festive run at Southwark Playhouse, Kiki's Delivery Service returns to The Large for a limited summer season.

STAGE TUBE: Eva Noblezada and the MISS SAIGON Ladies Sing Multi-Lingual 'Let it Go'

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

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!

MISS SAIGON Schedules Final Flight in London; A Look Back at the Broadway-Bound Musical's Run

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Cameron Mackintosh has confirmed that Boublil and Schonberg's beloved musical MISS SAIGON will wrap its West End Run at the Prince Edward Theatre on Saturday 27 February 2016 - and that it will soon be making flights to other shores. With news that it could be heading to Broadway, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the production!

Kanako Nakano FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Kanako Nakano has not appeared on Broadway.

Kanako Nakano has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

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

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