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Kerry Ellis

 
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Kerry Ellis has fast become recognised as the leading lady of West End musicals from her starring roles in London and on Broadway. She has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems. Kerry originated the role of Meat, in Queen's ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Kerry Ellis has fast become recognised as the leading lady of West End musicals from her starring roles in London and on Broadway. She has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems. Kerry originated the role of Meat, in Queen's ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Reno Sweeney
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Elphaba [Replacement]
Elphaba [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2016
Sara
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Elphaba [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Meat

Photos

Kerry Ellis, Denis Lawson Photo

Kerry Ellis, Denis Lawson

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04/13/2022
Gabrielle Cocca, Alexandra Wright, Kerry Ellis, Billie-Kay, Jessica Buckby Photo

Gabrielle Cocca, Alexandra Wright, Kerry Ellis, Billie-Kay, Jessica Buckby

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04/13/2022
Jessica Buckby, Alexandra Wright, Kerry Ellis, Billie-Kay, Gabrielle Cocca Photo

Jessica Buckby, Alexandra Wright, Kerry Ellis, Billie-Kay, Gabrielle Cocca

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04/13/2022
Kerry Ellis, Denis Lawson Photo

Kerry Ellis, Denis Lawson

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04/13/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Reno Sweeney

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Elphaba [Replacement]

Elphaba [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2016
Sara

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Elphaba [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Meat

Kerry Ellis Biography

Kerry Ellis has fast become recognised as the leading lady of West End musicals from her starring roles in London and on Broadway. She has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems.
Kerry originated the role of Meat, in Queen's We Will Rock You and was the first British Elphaba in the West End smash, Wicked, for which Kerry won the 2008 Whatsonstage.com Award for 'Best Takeover in a Role'. She then immediately transferred to Broadway and played Elphaba at the Gershwin Theater for 6 months, where she won the Broadway.com Audience Award for Favourite Female Breakthrough Performance, before returning to London for 6 months in 2009. Her many other leading role credits include Nancy in Oliver! at Drury lane, Eliza Doolittle My Fair Lady, Ellen in Miss Saigon and Fantine in Les Miserables.




Kerry Ellis News

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is Touring The UK This Autumn Photo SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is Touring The UK This Autumn
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

Direct from the West End, Bill Kenwright's production of Saturday Night Fever returns this year, hitting the road this September, allowing audiences up and down the country a chance to experience the best-selling Bee Gees soundtrack live on stage in this spectacularly reimagined musical which promises to have you grabbing your boogie shoes and dancing in the aisles!

Crazy Coqs Announces Autumn and Christmas Season Featuring Donna McKechnie, Liz Calla Photo Crazy Coqs Announces Autumn and Christmas Season Featuring Donna McKechnie, Liz Callaway, Kerry Ellis, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022

London's hottest West End cabaret venue, Crazy Coqs, has announced  their Autumn and Christmas season featuring Donna McKechnie, Liz Callaway, Kerry Ellis, Claire Moore, Danielle Steers, Grace Mouat, Melissa Errico, and many more.

Review: ANYTHING GOES, The Barbican Photo Review: ANYTHING GOES, The Barbican
by Franco Milazzo - Jul 14, 2022

No, no, it isn’t déjà vu: Anything Goes really is back at the Barbican less than a year after it last opened there.

THE SEAGULL Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE SEAGULL Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 1, 2022

July continues a fantastic summer of theatre in London. From Emilia Clarke's West End debut in Jamie Lloyd's version of Chekhov's The Seagull to Anything Goes returning to The Barbican, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Further Tickets Released for MUSICAL CON, the UK's First Musical Theatre Fan Conventi Photo Further Tickets Released for MUSICAL CON, the UK's First Musical Theatre Fan Convention
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

The convention, which is taking place at ExCeL London in October, will bring thousands of musical theatre fans and enthusiasts together under one roof for the first time.

Save Up To 56% On Tickets For ANYTHING GOES Photo Save Up To 56% On Tickets For ANYTHING GOES
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 24, 2022

Get tickets from just ¬£20 for the smash-hit Anything Goes! The sold-out musical sensation, Anything Goes returns to the Barbican by popular demand. The ‚Äėmusical equivalent of sipping one glass of champagne after another‚Äô returns for a limited 7 week season.

Charlie Kristensen Becomes a Patron of ASA Theatre Arts and Accepts a Full-Time Place Photo Charlie Kristensen Becomes a Patron of ASA Theatre Arts and Accepts a Full-Time Place at Sylvia Young Theatre School
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Charlie Kristensen, the 12-year-old multi-award-winning anti-bullying campaigner, stage and screen actor and presenter of #MusicalChairs online chat show, is enjoying a double celebration after becoming a Patron of ASA Theatre Arts and launching their Charlie Kristensen Scholarship.

Guest Blog: Jason Gale On The Importance of Theatre in The London Lifestyle Awards Photo Guest Blog: Jason Gale On The Importance of Theatre in The London Lifestyle Awards
by Guest Blog: Jason Gale - Jun 13, 2022

When I first created the London Lifestyle Awards¬ģ back in 2009, one of the initial categories that I wrote on my A4 sheet of paper was ‚ÄėTheatre Show of the Year‚Äô. There were several reasons for doing this and, from the first awards in 2010 right up until this year, it has remained one of the most nominated and most voted for categories across the entire awards.

Where To See Some Of The Best Summer Theatre And Performances Photo Where To See Some Of The Best Summer Theatre And Performances
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 8, 2022

Summer has well and truly arrived! With it brings a host of fantastic entertainment, with intriguing plays, fabulous music and must-see performances. Here's our guide to the highlights of the season.

FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Line Photo FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!

Kerry Ellis Videos

VIDEO: Kerry Ellis Performs 'What Must Be Done' From LADY M VideoVIDEO: Kerry Ellis Performs 'What Must Be Done' From LADY M
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

All new video has been released of¬†West End star¬†Kerry Ellis¬†performing Lady Macbeth‚Äôs¬†‚ÄėWhat Must Be Done‚Äô¬†from the new musical¬†LADY M.

VIDEO: Kerry Ellis Performs ANYTHING GOES Ahead of UK Tour VideoVIDEO: Kerry Ellis Performs ANYTHING GOES Ahead of UK Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2022

An all new video has been released of Kerry Ellis performing the title song from 'Anything Goes' which has just extended its booking at the Barbican!

VIDEO: First Look at BroadwayHD's Digital Revival of CLOSER THAN EVER VideoVIDEO: First Look at BroadwayHD's Digital Revival of CLOSER THAN EVER
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2021

A first look clip has been released of BroadwayHD’s upcoming digital revival of Maltby and Shire’s Closer Than Ever, with Dalton Harris (X Factor winner) giving a stunning rendition of If I Sing.

VIDEO: West End Fan Choir Performs Tribute to the Theatre Featuring Kerry Ellis and L VideoVIDEO: West End Fan Choir Performs Tribute to the Theatre Featuring Kerry Ellis and Lucie Jones
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2020

West End Fan Choir has created a video, You Will Hear The People Sing, featuring special guests Kerry Ellis and Lucie Jones.

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Raises Money For Beaverton High School With Virtual Concert Feat VideoVIDEO: Shoshana Bean Raises Money For Beaverton High School With Virtual Concert Featuring Idina Menzel, Jeremy Jordan, Cynthia Erivo, and Many More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2020

Shoshana Bean is back for her third fundraiser for Beaverton High School's performing arts department! Shoshana Bean and Friends: An Evening of Broadway streamed online yesterday, July 13, and is now available to watch!

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wo VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Frank Wildhorn and more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family simultaneously world premiered a video featuring¬†53¬†singers from¬†12¬†countries, representing¬†17¬†of his musicals, performing the powerful, ‚ÄúFinding Wonderland,‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical,¬†Wonderland on Friday, July 10th at 9am ET.¬†

VIDEO: Kerry Ellis, Ben Elton, Mig Ayesa and More Pay Tribute to Brian May With 'Driv VideoVIDEO: Kerry Ellis, Ben Elton, Mig Ayesa and More Pay Tribute to Brian May With 'Driven by You'
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2020

West End stars have come together to pay musical tribute to legend Brian May with a rendition of Driven by You!

VIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Sing Gospel Version of ANNIE Anthem! VideoVIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Sing Gospel Version of ANNIE Anthem!
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2020

West End and Broadway star and recording artist, Marisha Wallace (Dreamgirls, Waitress, Aladdin) has just released a rising and soulful cover of the timeless a?oeTomorrowa?? from the musical Annie to raise funds for Broadway Cares and MAD Trust.

VIDEO: WICKED's Kerry Ellis, Willemijn Verkaik, Rachel Tucker, Louise Dearman, and Mo VideoVIDEO: WICKED's Kerry Ellis, Willemijn Verkaik, Rachel Tucker, Louise Dearman, and More Perform 'For Good' in Honor of the Make a Difference Trust
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2020

23 West End actresses who have played Elphaba or Glinda in WICKED have reunited to perform a stunning rendition of the show's song 'For Good.'

Living Room Concerts: Kerry Ellis Sings 'Your Song' and 'I Loved 
A Butterfly' VideoLiving Room Concerts: Kerry Ellis Sings 'Your Song' and 'I Loved A Butterfly'
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - May 7, 2020

In today's Living Room Concert, West End leading lady Kerry Ellis gives us a special double performance: 'Your Song' from her new album Feels Like Home, and 'I Loved A Butterfly' from her 2010 album Anthems. Watch the video below! 


Kerry Ellis Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kerry Ellis next theatre project?
Kerry Ellis's next show will be Anything Goes which opens on 7/15/2022 on West End.

How many Broadway shows has Kerry Ellis been in?
Kerry Ellis has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Kerry Ellis been in?
Kerry Ellis has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Kerry Ellis's first West End show?
Kerry Ellis's first West End show was We Will Rock You which opened in 2002