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Theatre Credits include: Lou in Unexpected Joy (Southwark Playhouse); Bertha in Jane Eyre (Bristol Old Vic; NT & International Tour 2016; UK Tour 2017); General Cartwright in Guys & Dolls (UK Tour; Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre); Muna in The Infidel (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Vocalist in Monty Python Live at the O2 & NT 50th Anniversary (National Theatre); Funmilayo in FELA! (National Theatre, Broadway & World Tour); The Mikado in Hot Mikado (Watermill Theatre / UK Tour); Cindy Lou in Carmen Jones (Sheffield Crucible Theatre / Old Vic Theatre); Rent Party (Stratford East); Kiss Me Kate (Old Vic and Savoy Theatre); Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Tricycle Theatre / Lyric Theatre West End); Bayo in Any Which Way (Directed by Maggie Norris); Maria in Porgy and Bess (Glyndebourne & Savoy Theatre); Miss Sherman in Fame (Aldwych Theatre); Featured Vocalist in Elsa Canesta & L’Eveil (Rambert Dance Co.); The Diva in The Fat Lady Sings (Kit & The Widow, UK & International Tour); Madam Butler & Miss Mamie in Simply Heavenly (Young Vic & Trafalgar Studios).



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Melanie Marshall STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
London Production at Theatre Royal Haymarket, 2021
Mrs. Obooko/Wedding Fitter/Ensemble [Replacement]

[West End]
National Theatre Return Engagement, 2017
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Return Engagement, 2012
Performer

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Funmilayo

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2010
Performer

[West End]
London Revival, 1991
Ensemble

[West End]
Royal Shakespeare Company Revival, 1990
Ensemble


Melanie Marshall Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production

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Melanie Marshall News


PlayGround to Present THE LEGACY OF THE LAND WE INHABIT in November

Join PlayGround on November 20th at 7PM PT for an evening of original short plays inspired by 'The Legacy of the Land We Inhabit.' Don't miss this opportunity to experience thought-provoking performances that bring awareness to land acknowledgment. Reserve your tickets now!
West End Stars Will Celebrate Shakespeare Folio 400 Anniversary at Special Public Event Next Week

On Wednesday 8 November, the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare's first folio, St Martin in the Fields London will host an exclusive screening of an original film shorts collection by the BAFTA nominated film maker Jack Jewers that reimagine six of Shakespeare's most popular speeches and poems for the 21st century.
PlayGround to Kick Off 30th Season With MONDAY NIGHT PLAYGROUND “ORIGIN STORY” in October

PlayGround blasts into its 30th season of innovative new plays by taking you back to before the beginning! Join us for a new round of Monday Night PlayGround, featuring original short plays all inspired by the prompt 'Origin Story', Monday, October 16.
ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL to Close on 29 APRIL

The smash-hit Only Fools and Horses The Musical is to close at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket on Saturday 29 April after four incredible years – making it the longest running production staged in the Theatre Royal’s 200+ year history.
Paul Whitehouse Will Return to ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Next Year

Paul Whitehouse will return to the cast of the smash hit West End show Only Fools and Horses The Musical next year, starring once again as the lovable Grandad from 9 January. The critically acclaimed musical is also extending its run at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket for a further three months until 29 April.
PlayGround Announces 29th Season Of New Plays & Playwrights

PlayGround, California's leading playwright incubator and theatre community hub, has announced its 29th season, including the return of the celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series on third Mondays,* October - March, in-person this year at Berkeley's Freight & Salvage and live simulcast.
Les Dennis Will Join The Cast of ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL as Grandad

Mange tout! Mange tout! Celebrated comedian and actor Les Dennis is to join the cast of the smash hit West End show Only Fools and Horses The Musical from 3 October, starring as the loveable Grandad.
BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Laurence Batley Theatre Online

The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s best-known play. Now over a century old, the satirisation of society’s desire for wealth and status holds true today. Now adapted by Yasmeen Khan, the story moves to the north of a modern-day, multi-cultural England where the cast is focused on social media, numbers of followers and Nando’s.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Will Present A Christmas Celebration with John Rutter

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without John Rutter and his ever-popular concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and this year we’ve pulled out all the stops to bring this firm festive favourite directly to you, in the comfort of your own home.
BWW Review: JANE EYRE, National Theatre At Home

After the riotous One Man Two Guvnors from the National Theatre At Home series, comes Sally Cookson's fervent adaptation of Jane Eyre. This intensely theatrical production is full of atmosphere and gothic chill. In these difficult times, it is three hours of escapism to a windy Yorkshire moor.
Clement Ishmael Presents an Intimate Concert of Classic Poems Set to Music

Renowned British-Canadian musician, composer, conductor and pianist Clement Ishmael presents an intimate concert of classic poems set to music, performed with internationally acclaimed soloist, Melanie Marshall.
PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!

Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Drag Parody Comes to Oasis

D'Arcy Drollinger presents Buffy the Vampire Slayer LIVE! a?'a?oeOnce More With Feelinga?? The Drag Parody, October 10-November 9 a?' Thursdays-Saturdays at 7PM, with a special Halloween show on October 31st, which will include a costume contest and Buffy trivia challenge. Oasis - 298 11th Street @ Folsom. Tickets are $27.50-$50 and are available at www.sfoasis.com
BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre

PlayGround concludes the 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series with a special evening of environmental-inspired plays as part of the 5th annual PLANET EARTH ARTS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL on Monday, April 1, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The topic for the April 1 program (rescheduled from the previously announced March 18 date) is "BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just five days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on April 1.
BWW Review: FRIENDS LIVE at SF Oasis: a campy adaptation of one of the most popular television sitcoms of all time

BWW Review: FRIENDS LIVE at SF Oasis: a campy adaptation of one of the most popular television sitcoms of all time
Monday Night PlayGround 25th Season Continues With Six 10-Minute Plays Inspired by 'ADAPT A FAIRY TALE'

PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series with the first 2019 Monday readings on Monday, January 21, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Roda Theatre. The topic for January's round, announced last Friday, is "ADAPT A FAIRY TALE". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just four-and-a-half days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on January 21. PlayGround writers in Los Angeles are working simultaneously on the same prompt and their finalists will be presented at Hollywood's Broadwater Mainstage (home of Sacred Fools Theatre Company) on January 14. Tickets are $15-$30 and 3-admission flex subscriptions are just $60 ($45 for 25-and-Unders). For tickets or more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/monday.
BWW Review: A PUPIL, Park Theatre

When seventeen-year-old Simona (Flora Spencer-Longhurst) shows up at Ye's (Lucy Sheen) North London flat with an attitude and a talent for the violin, the aging musician is forced to take a hard look at how success and greatness affect the artistic side of life.
Photo Flash: First Look at A PUPIL at Park Theatre

Fringe First Award winning company Bear Trap Theatre are set to celebrate their eighth anniversary with a new play by Evening Standard Award nominated writer Jesse Briton. The World Premiere production of A Pupil will be performed at Park Theatre from 31st October - 24th November 2018.
47 Playwrights in Four-and-a-Half Days Write Original Plays Inspired by The Topic FALL DOWN, GET UP

PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series on Monday, November 26, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Roda Theatre. The topic for November's round, announced this morning, is "FALL DOWN, GET UP". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just four-and-a-half days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on November 26. PlayGround writers in Los Angeles are working simultaneously on the same prompt and their finalists will be presented at Hollywood's Broadwater Mainstage (home of Sacred Fools Theatre Company) on November 12.  Tickets are $15-$30 and 5-admission series subscriptions are just $75 ($50 for 25-and-Unders). For tickets or more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/monday.
World Premiere Production Of A PUPIL Comes To Park Theatre

Fringe First Award winning company Bear Trap Theatre are set to celebrate their eighth anniversary with a new play by Evening Standard Award nominated writer Jesse Briton. The World Premiere production of A Pupil will be performed at Park Theatre from 31st October - 24th November 2018.

Melanie Marshall FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Melanie Marshall been in?

Melanie Marshall has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Melanie Marshall been in?

Melanie Marshall has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Melanie Marshall's first West End show?

Melanie Marshall's first West End show was Show Boat which opened in 1990

What awards has Melanie Marshall been nominated for?

Melanie Marshall has been nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production award at the Helen Hayes Awards for her performance in FELA!

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