Killian Donnelly

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Killian Donnelly BIO

Killian Donnelly can currently be seen as Jean Valjean in the International Tour of Les Misérables. Prior to this, he played the role in the West End production of the show. He played the role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots on Broadway, a role he originated at the Adelphi Theatre in the West End in 2015, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award. His other theatre credits include Huey in the original London cast of Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre for which he was also nominated for an Olivier Award, and Jackie in Frank McGuinness' Donegal at Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He created the role of Deco in The Commitments at the Palace Theatre and has also played Tony in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre as well as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre. He first joined the company of Les Misérables in 2008, going on to play the role of Enjolras from 2009 to 2011. In 2010, he played the role of Courfeyrac in the 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Misérables at The O2 Arena and also played the role of Combeferre in the multi-award-winning film of the show, released in 2012.

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Killian Donnelly STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean [Replacement]

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

The Phantom [Replacement]

[West End]
West End, 2015
Charlie Price

[West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Huey Calhoun

[West End]
West End Original Production, 2013

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Tony [Replacement]

Killian Donnelly Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor in a Musical

Killian DonnellyMemphis The Musical

Killian Donnelly Videos

Killian Donnelly News

Killian Donnelly to Return to LES MISERABLES as Jean Valjean For 15 Weeks Only

Killian Donnelly will return to LES MISÉRABLES as Jean Valjean in the production at the Sondheim Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

KINKY BOOTS, FALSETTOS & More Among BroadwayHD's Pride Month Selections

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers to stream featuring themes of acceptance, individuality, family dynamics, censorship, freedom of expression, and LGBTQ+ issues

London Theatre Week: Tickets from £35 for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

London Theatre Week: Tickets from £35 for The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera has returned to its home, Her Majesty’s Theatre London.

Interview: Jon Robyns and David Thaxton of LES MISERABLES Discuss Singing the Wrong Lines, Cast Camaraderie and the Show's Evolution

BroadwayWorld UK had the chance to interview David Thaxton and Jon Robyns, who currently play Javert and Jean Valjean respectively, in the iconic show Les Misérables. On a Zoom meeting from their dressing room, the two actors talked about their years of playing a variety of roles, their struggles with muscle memory, and what Les Mis means to them. 

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking; Releases All New Photos!

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty’s Theatre has announced a booking extension until Saturday 30 September 2023 and released new production photos.

DJ And Producer Supermini Releases Brand New Remix of 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA'

A brand new remix of The Phantom of the Opera, the title song from Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful and spectacular productions of all time, has been released on streaming platforms. 

Listen: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Global Edition Released, Featuring Complete Cast Recordings in 7 Languages

The Phantom of the Opera special Global Edition album has been released! Made up of 8 discs of complete cast recordings in 7 languages (including Korean, German, Swedish, Japanese and more). Listen here!

Interview: Matt Blaker Talks About Being The New Raoul And The Enduring Appeal Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Matt Blaker recently starred in Carousel at Kilworth House Theatre. He is now returning to The Phantom of the Opera as the newest resident Raoul. We spoke with Blaker about his career, as well as taking on the role of the Vicomte de Chagny.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking Until 4 March 2023

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre has announced that booking is extended to Saturday 4 March 2023, with a new performance schedule from Monday 3 October 2022.

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty's Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced new casting for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre from Monday 1 August 2022 as the production extends its booking period until 17 December 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 6/2: FUNNY GIRL Footage, New PHANTOM Cast Recording, and More!

Today's top stories include an all new first look at video footage from Funny Girl! Plus, Lin-Manuel Miranda will appear in Freestyle Love Supreme in Philadelphia,  listen to a new cast recording of The Phantom of the Opera, and more!

LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Cast

Andrew Lloyd Webber has released an all new cast recording of the title track from The Phantom of the Opera! The recording features the 2022 West End cast, which is led by Lucy St Louis and Killian Donnelly. Listen to the track here!

MARY POPPINS and PHANTOM West End Reduce Performance Schedules

The long-running West End production of The Phantom of the Opera and the revival of Disney's Mary Poppins have announced that they will reduce their standard 8 shows per week schedule to 6 shows per week.

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary in the UK!

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA celebrated its 35th Anniversary at Her Majesty’s Theatre on Monday 11 October with guests in attendance including Boy George, Max Whitlock, Dr. Ranj, The Vivienne, Melanie Blatt, Chris Moyles, Amy Hart, Jeremy Vine and Matt Richardson.

VIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Ahead of the 35th Birthday of The Phantom of the Opera, new show footage has been released! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA stars double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as ‘The Phantom’, Lucy St Louis as ‘Christine Daaé’ and Rhys Whitfield as ‘Raoul’.

BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly Chats THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre

Killian Donnelly chats about what makes Phantom of the Opera so special, his favourite roles and how he’s finding fatherhood.

Review Roundup: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to London - What Did the Critics Think?

The Phantom of the Opera has officially returned to London, in a slightly reworked production, starring Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis.

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Her Majesty's Theatre

They say there's no business like show business. Well, they should change that to there's no show quite like The Phantom of the Opera! The infamous story of the opera ghost and his on/off love affair with the soaring soprano lands as well today as it did back in 1986.

Photos: First Look at Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis, and the West End Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Check out all new photos of Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis, alongside the rest of the cast! Plus, learn about the production and how to book tickets here!


Killian Donnelly has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Killian Donnelly has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

Killian Donnelly's first West End show was Billy Elliot which opened in 2005

Killian Donnelly has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Best Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his performances in "Kinky Boots" and "Memphis The Musical." He was also nominated for Best Musical Performance at the Evening Standard Awards for his role in "Kinky Boots." These nominations highlight Donnelly's talent and recognition in the Broadway industry.

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