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Leah Hocking

 
Bio:
Broadway: The Last Ship (Jesse), Billy Elliot (Mum), Mamma Mia (Donna Sheridan), Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), Dance of the Vampires (Magda), The Wild Party (Mae), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy), Grease (Marty), Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown). Leah was nominated for a Helen ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Last Ship (Jesse), Billy Elliot (Mum), Mamma Mia (Donna Sheridan), Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), Dance of the Vampires (Magda), The Wild Party (Mae), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy), Grease (Marty), Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown). Leah was nominated for a Helen ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Lotty Wilkins
  [Off-Broadway]
Prospect Theatre Company Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Jessie Flynn
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2010
Mrs. Wilkinson [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Dead Mum
Ensemble
Mrs. Wilkinson (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2006
Cleo
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Miss Sandra
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Lucy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2002
Magda
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mae
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Kate
Lucy [Replacement]
Lucy (Understudy)
Emma Carew (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Marty [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Sarah Brown [Replacement]
Sister Sarah Brown [Replacement]
Miss Adelaide (Understudy) [Replacement]
Sarah Brown (Understudy) [Replacement]
General Matilda B. Cartwright (Understudy) [Replacement]
Agatha (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Performer (Understudy)
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 2004
Performer

Leah Hocking Biography

Broadway: The Last Ship (Jesse), Billy Elliot (Mum), Mamma Mia (Donna Sheridan), Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), Dance of the Vampires (Magda), The Wild Party (Mae), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy), Grease (Marty), Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown). Leah was nominated for a Helen Hayes award for her performance as Mrs. Wilkinson in the national tour of Billy Elliot at The Kennedy Center. She made her New York City Opera debut as Cleo in The Most Happy Fella. Off Broadway: The Mad Ones, The Thing About Men , Forbidden Broadway 10th Anniversary.

Leah Hocking Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Leah HockingBilly Elliot the Musical
 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical
Leah HockingOklahoma!

Leah Hocking News

PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN CD Out Now Photo PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN CD Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022

The original cast recording of The York Theatre Company's 2022 world premiere presentation of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy, with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York’s Desperate Measures), music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), is out now.

Barrington Stage's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Take Home 2022 Berkshire Theatre Awa Photo Barrington Stage's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More Take Home 2022 Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 14, 2022. This was the fifth time the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.

Sierra Boggess, Jeffrey L. Page, Clint Ramos & More Nominated for 6th Berkie Awards - Photo Sierra Boggess, Jeffrey L. Page, Clint Ramos & More Nominated for 6th Berkie Awards - See the Full List of Nominees Here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominees for the 6th Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies. This year’s awards recognize shows that opened in the greater Berkshire region between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022.

Photos: First Look at Madison Ferris, Danny Gomez & More in ALL OF ME World Premiere  Photo Photos: First Look at Madison Ferris, Danny Gomez & More in ALL OF ME World Premiere at Barrington Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Barrington Stage Company is presenting the World Premiere production of All of Me on the Boyd-Quinson Stage through October 9, 2022. Written by Burman New Play Award winner Laura Winters, All of Me is directed by Ashley Brooke Monroe. Get a first look at photos here!

Review: ALL OF ME at Barrington Stage Company Photo Review: ALL OF ME at Barrington Stage Company
by Marc Savitt - Sep 27, 2022

ALL OF ME is all kinds of good. Not good for a show about a particular group or type of people, it’s just good. There is some aspect that should fit or tickle the funny bone for just about everyone. So, as the song with the same title asks: why not take ALL OF ME?

Madison Ferris, Danny Gomez & More to Star in the World Premiere of ALL OF ME at Barr Photo Madison Ferris, Danny Gomez & More to Star in the World Premiere of ALL OF ME at Barrington Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Burman New Play Award winner¬†All of Me¬†on the Boyd-Quinson Stage September 21 ‚Äď October 9, 2022. All of Me¬†will feature¬†Madison Ferris¬†(Broadway‚Äôs 2017¬†The Glass Menagerie¬†revival) as Lucy,¬†Danny Gomez¬†(NBC‚Äôs ‚ÄúNew Amsterdam‚ÄĚ) as Alfonso, and more.

Review Roundup: PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN at York Theatre Compa Photo Review Roundup: PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN at York Theatre Company
by Review Roundups - Apr 11, 2022

Read all the reviews for the The York Theatre Company  world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg, and music by Stephen Weiner.

Photos: Opening Night of PENELOPE at the York Theatre Company Photo Photos: Opening Night of PENELOPE at the York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 8, 2022

The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy. Find out more about the production, cast and creative team plus how to get tickets.

Photos: First Look at PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN Photo Photos: First Look at PENELOPE, OR HOW THE ODYSSEY WAS REALLY WRITTEN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2022

Production photos for The York Theatre Company world premiere presentation of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy, with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York’s Desperate Measures), music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York’s Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner (York’s Cheek to Cheek, Desperate Measures) and vocal arrangements by David Hancock Turner, Steve Delehanty, and Stephen Weiner. 

The York Theatre Company's World Premiere of PENELOPE Resumes Performances Tomorrow Photo The York Theatre Company's World Premiere of PENELOPE Resumes Performances Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Performances for Penelope resume TOMORROW, Saturday afternoon, April 2 at 2:30PM. The limited engagement will continue through Sunday afternoon, April 24, 2022 at 2:30PM at The York’s temporary home, The Theatre at St. Jeans (150 East 76th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday evening, April 7, 2022 at 7:00PM.

Leah Hocking Videos

Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! Videoplay
Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP, Starring Michael Esper & Rachel Tucker; Opens Tonight in Chicago!
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, opens tonight at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. The Last Ship will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for BILLY ELLIOT's Opening Night at the Pantages Theatre!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Apr 17, 2012

blurbThe U.S. National Tour of the 2009 Tony Award winning musical BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL officially opened in Los Angeles April 12, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 5 week engagement through May 13.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Tokyo's JEKYLL & HYDE
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2012

The Tokyo production of Jekyll & Hyde will open on March 6, and you can go behind the scenes of rehearsals in the video below!


Leah Hocking Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Leah Hocking been in?
Leah Hocking has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Leah Hocking been in?
Leah Hocking has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Leah Hocking been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Billy Elliot the Musical and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical (Kevin Kline Awards) for Oklahoma! .