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Training: Guildford School of Acting

Theatre: Vocalist in Hugh Jackman World Tour (World tour); 1st cover Rhonda in Tina - The Tina Turner Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Soul girl & understudy Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Factory Girl/Whore in Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre); Harrier/Cover Jules in Bend It Like Beckham (Pheonix Theatre); Ensemble in The Mikado (Charing Cross Theatre); Henrietta in The Dreaming (The Union Theatre); Anna in 14-18 A Spectacular Musical (Studio 100 Belgium); Lucy Westerman in Dracula (The Canting Crew).

Workshop: Maggie Tulliver in The Mill on the Floss (John Lyon's Theatre).

Concert:Soloist in I Wasn't Thinking At All: The Songs of Rob Eyels & Bob Gould; Soloist in An Evening with Adam Robert Lewis (St Jame's Theatre); Backing Vocalist in Jordan Lee Davies in Concert (Aria Entertainment); Choir

Kayleigh McKnight STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Trish [Replacement]

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2021

[West End]
Regents Open Air Theatre Revival, 2017
The Soul Girls [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Factory Girl [Replacement]

Whore [Replacement]

Kayleigh McKnight Videos

Kayleigh McKnight News

New Queens Join SIX THE MUSICAL in the West End Next Month

New Queens will join SIX the Musical in London beginning next month. Find out who will be starring in the musical next here!

Fifteen-Year-Old Nellie Regan to Stage Fundraiser for the Union Theatre Featuring West End Stars

Nellie Regan is on a mission to save the Union Theatre with a fundraising concert at The Other Palace, on Monday 27th March at 7:30pm.

Michael Ahomka-Lindsey, Amy Di Bartolomeo & More to Star in Union Theatre Fundraising Concert

Join in at The Other Palace for a night full of West End stars performing to raise money for The Union Theatre.

Photos/Video: First Look at Michael Luwoye and the Cast of MANDELA in Rehearsal

The world premiere musical Mandela has released all new photos and video from the rehearsal room, featuring a first glimpse and early listen of the soaring new musical ahead of its opening at the Young Vic Theatre. 

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the Young Vic's MANDELA

Prior to its world premiere at the Young Vic in November, Mandela, the soaring new musical infused with the rhythms of South Africa begins rehearsals in London. Check out all new rehearsal photos here!

Review: KINKY BOOTS - THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Boy, has the West End missed the wit and sparkle of Kinky Boots! As part of the concert series at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, last night saw the first in two special concert-versions of the show, that served to remind audiences just what they had been missing.

Daisy Wood-Davis and Hannah Lowther Join KINKY BOOTS Concert, Plus Additional Date Added

Kinky Boots the Musical in Concert will be stepping out and painting the town red for an extra night on Tuesday 9 August at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane this summer. 

Cast Announced For World Premiere of MANDELA at the Young Vic

The Young Vic today announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Mandela, a new musical that tells the story of Mandela the man and the movement behind him.

VIDEO: First Look at LIFT at Southwark Playhouse

Gartland Productions and producer Chris Maguire have released the trailer for LIFT, which is currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse until Saturday 18th June 2022. 

Southwark Playhouse Announces Casting for LIFT

Gartland Productions has announced the cast of LIFT, opening at Southwark Playhouse  on Friday 13th May 2022. Leading the company, X Factor finalist Luke Friend He/Him (Footloose, American Idiot) will play the role of Busker. He will be joined by West End star Hiba Elchikhe She/Her (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Fiver), playing the role of Secretary.

Courtney Bowman, Sophie Isaacs & More to Star in ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY

Roles We'll Never Play has announced an all star cast for their next West End show! The 5-star show is back for one night only at the Lyric Theatre, the concerts biggest venue yet, on Monday 7th March 2022.

Photos: Check Out All New Production Photos From HEATHERS in London

New production images are released for Heathers the Musical – the wickedly funny and high-octane rock musical running at its original London home at The Other Palace until 20 February 2022.  

Casting Announced For The Return of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at The Other Palace

Leading the cast in the highly celebrated return of Heathers the Musical is Ailsa Davidson in the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer and Freddie King as the dark and moody teen Jason 'J.D' Dean.

British Youth Music Theatre Founder Jon Bromwich To Step Down

Jon Bromwich has announced he will be retiring from his role as Executive Producer of British Youth Music Theatre in May 2022. Jon was instrumental in founding the leading musical theatre company (first known as Youth Music Theatre UK) for young people in 2003.

Photos: First Look at Jacob Fowler, Emily Bautista & More in VANARA - THE LEGEND

Showstopping musical Vanara – The Legend is coming to London stages later this month with the incredible talent of stage and screen star Jacob Fowler in the leading role. Fowler will bring to life the enigmatic character of Mohr, a confident and loyal tribesman.

Casting Announced For VANARA - THE LEGEND at Hackney Empire

As disaster threatens to destroy the world they know, two tribes are locked in an age-old battle. One young woman must make a choice: protect the traditions of her people or challenge everything she has been taught. With total devastation bearing down on them, will the two tribes reunite before it's too late? 

Full Line Up Revealed for West End Live Lounge-The Greats

The line-up has been revealed for West End Live Lounge-The Greats, which will take place on Monday 14th June at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue.

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Released on Vinyl Today

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that Tina – The Tina Turner Musical: Original Cast Recording is available on vinyl today Friday, March 26. Featuring Tony Award-nominee Adrienne Warren and the original London cast, the album was released for download, streaming and CD formats in 2019.

Rebecca Gilliland, Scott Paige, Lewis Cornay and More Join ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY

Further casting has been announced for Roles We'll Never Play on Saturday 22nd May at The Vaudeville Theatre in London. Rebecca Gilliland (Wicked), Scott Paige (The Addams Family), Lewis Cornay (The Book of Mormon), Sean Parkins (Wicked), Natalie Green (The Prince Of Egypt) and Alex Weatherhill (Chicago) have joined the lineup.

Lauren Byrne, Grace Mouat, Luke Bayer and More to be Featured in ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY

Roles We'll Never Play is back in the West End for two shows at The Vaudeville Theatre on Saturday 22nd May - 7:30pm and Sunday 23rd May - 7:30pm. After two sell-out shows at The Apollo Theatre in December 2020, the show is back, and will be one of the first shows to open out of lockdown!


Kayleigh McKnight has not appeared on Broadway.

Kayleigh McKnight has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

Kayleigh McKnight's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985

Kayleigh McKnight's next show will be Kinky Boots - The Musical In Concert which opens on 8/8/2022 on West End.

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