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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [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
Deco
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2005
Tony [Replacement]

Photos

Saori Oda, Rhys Whitfield, Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis Photo

Saori Oda, Rhys Whitfield, Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis

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Date:
10/12/2021
Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis  Photo

Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis

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Date:
10/12/2021
Killian Donnelly attends Disney's Aladdin West End 2nd Anniversary party at the Centu Photo

Killian Donnelly attends Disney's Aladdin West End 2nd Anniversary party at the Century Club, London. Picture date Wednesday 20th June 2018.

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06/21/2018
J. Harrison Ghee, Killian Donnelly Photo

J. Harrison Ghee, Killian Donnelly

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04/04/2017
J. Harrison Ghee, Killian Donnelly Photo

J. Harrison Ghee, Killian Donnelly

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04/04/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [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
Deco

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price [Replacement]

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

Killian Donnelly Biography

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.

Killian Donnelly Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actor in a Musical
Killian DonnellyKinky Boots
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Best Musical Performance
Killian DonnellyKinky Boots
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor in a Musical
Killian DonnellyMemphis The Musical

Killian Donnelly News

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty' Photo Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

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! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/2: FUNNY GIRL Footage, New PHANTOM Cast Recording, and More!
by - Jun 2, 2022

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 Photo LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Cast
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

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!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

MARY POPPINS and PHANTOM West End Reduce Performance Schedules Photo MARY POPPINS and PHANTOM West End Reduce Performance Schedules
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2022

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! Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary in the UK!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

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 PHANTO Photo VIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 8, 2021

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 ‚ÄėThe Phantom‚Äô, Lucy St Louis as ‚ÄėChristine Daa√©‚Äô and Rhys Whitfield as ‚ÄėRaoul‚Äô.

BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly Chats THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theat Photo BWW Interview: Killian Donnelly Chats THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - Sep 23, 2021

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 Thi Photo Review Roundup: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to London - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Aug 12, 2021

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 Photo BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Her Majesty's Theatre
by William J Connolly - Aug 12, 2021

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.

Killian Donnelly Videos

VIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTO VideoVIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 8, 2021

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 ‚ÄėThe Phantom‚Äô, Lucy St Louis as ‚ÄėChristine Daa√©‚Äô and Rhys Whitfield as ‚ÄėRaoul‚Äô.

VIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Takes First Bows in West End Return VideoVIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Takes First Bows in West End Return
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2021

The worldwide smash musical The Phantom of the Opera recently resumed West End performances at Her Majesty's Theatre, led by stars Killian Donnelly and the musical's first Black Christine Daae, Lucy St. Louis. Watch as the company returns to the stage and delights phans for the first time in over a year.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in London VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in London
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2021

Wishing Phantom was somehow here again? Phans can rejoice, because rehearsals are officially underway for the West End return of The Phantom of the Opera. The musical will open at Her Majesty's Theatre on July 27.

VIDEO: Killian Donnelly Performs 'The Music of the Night' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPE VideoVIDEO: Killian Donnelly Performs 'The Music of the Night' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2021

Killian Donnelly is set to return to the title role in The Phantom of the Opera when the production returns this year. In the meantime, the performer posted a video of himself singing 'The Music of the Night', recorded at the Bord Gáis Theatre in Dublin.

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES, MARY POPPINS, and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Perform on BRITAIN' VideoVIDEO: LES MISERABLES, MARY POPPINS, and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2020

The combined companies of Les Misérables - The Staged Concert, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins all got together to perform on Britain's Got Talent this weekend.

STAGE TUBE: Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry React To KINKY BOOTS Olivier Nods!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2016

Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry of Kinky Boots are both nominated for Best Actor In A Musical - check out their reactions!

STAGE TUBE: SAY YEAH! KINKY BOOTS Cast Performs on BBC One's Children in Need
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2015

The Children in Need viewers were in for a West End treat this week as the cast of KINKY BOOTS performed the hit 'Everybody Say Yeah!' on BBC1's broadcast of the event. Check out the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer For London's KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2015

Here's the new trailer for London's Kinky Boots, starring Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry!

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside of KINKY BOOTS' West End Opening Night!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2015

The UK premiere of Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit and winner of six Tony Awards, opened at London's Adelphi Theatre on Tuesday night 15 September 2015. Go inside the big night with the video below!

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Takes First Bows in London!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2015

The UK premiere of Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit and winner of six Tony Awards, opened at London's Adelphi Theatre last night 15 September 2015.


Killian Donnelly Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Killian Donnelly been in?
Killian Donnelly has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Killian Donnelly been in?
Killian Donnelly has appeared on London's West End in 6 shows.

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

What awards has Killian Donnelly been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Kinky Boots Best Musical Performance (Evening Standard Awards) for Kinky Boots and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Memphis The Musical .