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Melissa Jacques

 
Bio:
Training: The Constance Grant Dance Centre, Sheffield and London School of Musical Theatre. Theatre includes: Trish in Kinky Boots (Adelphi), Midwife and Madame Morrible cover in Wicked (Victoria Palace), alternate Donna and understudy for all of The Dynamos in Mamma Mia! (London – original ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: The Constance Grant Dance Centre, Sheffield and London School of Musical Theatre. Theatre includes: Trish in Kinky Boots (Adelphi), Midwife and Madame Morrible cover in Wicked (Victoria Palace), alternate Donna and understudy for all of The Dynamos in Mamma Mia! (London – original ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Donna Sheridan (Alternate) [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Margaret New [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End, 2015
Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

From left, cast members Gillian Ford, Melissa Jacques, Shobna Gulati and Hiba Elchikh Photo

From left, cast members Gillian Ford, Melissa Jacques, Shobna Gulati and Hiba Elchikhe before the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

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Date:
01/26/2022
From left, cast members Melissa Jacques and Shobna Gulati arrive before the North Ame Photo

From left, cast members Melissa Jacques and Shobna Gulati arrive before the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

From: 
Date:
01/26/2022
(Center L-R)) Cast members Melissa Jacques and Layton Williams during the curtain cal Photo

(Center L-R)) Cast members Melissa Jacques and Layton Williams during the curtain call for the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

From: 
Date:
01/26/2022
Cast member Melissa Jacques arrives before the North American premiere of the West En Photo

Cast member Melissa Jacques arrives before the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

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Date:
01/26/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Donna Sheridan (Alternate) [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Margaret New [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End, 2015
Ensemble [Replacement]

Melissa Jacques Biography

Training: The Constance Grant Dance Centre, Sheffield and London School of Musical Theatre.

Theatre includes: Trish in Kinky Boots (Adelphi), Midwife and Madame Morrible cover in Wicked (Victoria Palace), alternate Donna and understudy for all of The Dynamos in Mamma Mia! (London – original cast), My Fair Lady (Esplanade Theatre, Singapore), Chess (Spektrum Arena, Oslo), Company and Into the Woods (Derby Playhouse), The Full Monty (UK tour), Spend, Spend, Spend (West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour), A Slice of Saturday Night, Oliver! and Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Royal, Lincoln), Little Shop of Horrors (Millfield Theatre), Me and My Girl and Crazy for You (Aberystwyth).

Workshops include: We Will Rock You, Desperately Seeking Susan, Blag and Paris Thunder.




Melissa Jacques News

Photos: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Gr Photo Photos: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

Go inside the North American premiere of the West End hit musical 'Everybody is Talking About Jamie.'

VIDEO: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Cast Performs on THE LATE LATE SHOW Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Cast Performs on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022

Cast members of the North American premiere of the West End hit musical 'Everybody is Talking About Jamie' performed on The Late Late Show With James Corden last night.

BWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE at The Ahmanson Theatre Photo BWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE at The Ahmanson Theatre
by Tracey Paleo - Jan 25, 2022

“It was just what we needed!” Ahmanson Theatre audiences' response to the opening night of EVERYBODY LOVES JAMIE was absolutely joyous and triumphant.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Cast to Perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORD Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Cast to Perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022

Cast members of the North American premiere of the West End hit musical 'Everybody is Talking About Jamie' will perform on The Late Late Show With James Corden tonight! 

Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenpla Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenplay, and More!
by - Jan 20, 2022

Today's top stories include a first look at The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away, which opens tonight at Berkeley Rep. Plus, the full screenplay has been released for the West Side Story film, and you can read it now!

BWW Interview: Melissa Jacques On North American Premiere Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOU Photo BWW Interview: Melissa Jacques On North American Premiere Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by Gil Kaan - Jan 19, 2022

We got a chance to chat with Melissa Jacques (who plays Jamie's mother Margaret) on her history with JAMIE, her first time working in Los Angeles and the decline of theatre etiquette.

BWW Interview: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Star Layton Williams Talks the Show's  Photo BWW Interview: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Star Layton Williams Talks the Show's North American Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

Layton Williams has brought the titular character in Everybody's Talking About Jamie to life in the West End and the UK Tour, and will now be making his mark on stage as Jamie in the show's North American premiere! BroadwayWorld spoke with Williams about bringing the show to the US, his favorite part about playing Jamie, UK vs US audiences & more!

North American Premiere of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Opens January 21 At The Ah Photo North American Premiere of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Opens January 21 At The Ahmanson
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022

Performances of the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody is Talking About Jamie” opens on January 21, 2022, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Previews begin, January 16, 2022, and performances continue through February 20, 2022.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Announces Full Casting for Los Angeles Premiere Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Announces Full Casting for Los Angeles Premiere
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 4, 2021

Casting has been announced for the North American premiere of the West End hit musical 'Everybody is Talking About Jamie' coming to Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre January 16 through February 20, 2022.

 Photo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

Melissa Jacques Videos

BWW TV: Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Celebrates One Year in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2016

Celebrate the very first West End birthday of Kinky Boots with the video below, featuring interviews with the new cast, creative team and happy theatergoers!


Melissa Jacques Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Melissa Jacques been in?
Melissa Jacques has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Melissa Jacques been in?
Melissa Jacques has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Melissa Jacques's first West End show?
Melissa Jacques's first West End show was Kinky Boots which opened in 2015