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Michael Vinsen

 
Bio:
Training: Laine Theatre Arts. Theatre: Follies - Original NT cast (National Theatre); Kinky Boots Original London cast (Adelphi); The Book Of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Hairspray Original London cast (Shaftesbury); Grease (Piccadilly); Legally Blonde (No.1 UK tour); Bare (Union and Greenwich); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Laine Theatre Arts. Theatre: Follies - Original NT cast (National Theatre); Kinky Boots Original London cast (Adelphi); The Book Of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Hairspray Original London cast (Shaftesbury); Grease (Piccadilly); Legally Blonde (No.1 UK tour); Bare (Union and Greenwich); ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2021
Ensemble
  [West End]
London Revival, 2021
Corny Collins [Replacement]
  [West End]
National Theatre Premiere, 2017
Chorus Boy
  [West End]
West End, 2015
Ensemble

Photos

Michael Vinsen (Peter) Ross William Wild (Jason) Photo

Michael Vinsen (Peter) Ross William Wild (Jason)

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04/29/2013
Michael Vinsen (Peter) and Ross William Wild (Jason) Photo

Michael Vinsen (Peter) and Ross William Wild (Jason)

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Date:
04/29/2013
Michael Vinsen, Ross William Wild and Lilly-Jane Young Photo

Michael Vinsen, Ross William Wild and Lilly-Jane Young

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04/23/2013
Ross William Wild and Michael Vinsen Photo

Ross William Wild and Michael Vinsen

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04/23/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2021
Ensemble

  [West End]
London Revival, 2021
Corny Collins [Replacement]

  [West End]
National Theatre Premiere, 2017
Chorus Boy

  [West End]
West End, 2015
Ensemble

Michael Vinsen Biography

Training: Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre: Follies - Original NT cast (National Theatre); Kinky Boots Original London cast (Adelphi); The Book Of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Hairspray Original London cast (Shaftesbury); Grease (Piccadilly); Legally Blonde (No.1 UK tour); Bare (Union and Greenwich); Title Of Show (Above the Stag); Just Another Love Story (Above the Arts); We Will Rock You (Theatre 11, Zurich); Friendsical (Associate Choreographer).

Film and Television: Artemis Fowl (Walt Disney Pictures); Follies (NT Live); Abigail's Party (ITV); Hairspray the School Musical (Sky 1); Royal Variety Performance; This Morning; The Paul O'Grady Show (ITV); Tonight at the London Palladium (ITV).

Cast Recordings: Follies (National Theatre cast recording), Kinky Boots (Original West End cast recording).




Michael Vinsen News

FRIENDSICAL: A Musical Parody of FRIENDS is Coming to Edinburgh Festival Fringe Photo FRIENDSICAL: A Musical Parody of FRIENDS is Coming to Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

The comedy musical Friendsical, written and directed by Miranda Larson [Christmasaurus, The Night Pirates, Cartoon Network Live], has been revamped and will have its run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 04 - 28 August 2022 at Assembly Rooms – Music Hall before embarking on its nationwide UK tour.

VIDEO: Trailer Released For DISNEY...ISH Featuring Nikki Bentley,  Rebecca Gilliland  Photo VIDEO: Trailer Released For DISNEY...ISH Featuring Nikki Bentley, Rebecca Gilliland and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

After it's sold out first performance earlier in 2021, 'Disney...ish' the West End staring concert, celebrating the music of lesser-known but beloved animated movies, is back! Transferring to the Waterloo vaults Theatre London on November 22, 2021 for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Michael Vinsen, Amelia Atherton, Rebecca Gilliland and More to Headline DISNEY...ISH  Photo Michael Vinsen, Amelia Atherton, Rebecca Gilliland and More to Headline DISNEY...ISH Fundraiser Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

Performers from Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Six are coming together to take part in a fundraising concert for Help Musicians UK at the Union Theatre in Southwark. 'Disney...ish' will feature songs from lesser-known animated films like 'Thumbelina', 'The Swan Princess', and 'Quest for Camelot', and more.

West End Performers Headline Fundraiser Concert DISNEY...ISH At The Union Theatre Photo West End Performers Headline Fundraiser Concert DISNEY...ISH At The Union Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021

Performers from Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Six are coming together to take part in a fundraising concert for Help Musicians UK at the Union Theatre in Southwark.

HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations Photo HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

This comes after the show was forced to close on July 4 after a cast member tested positive for COVID-19. The closure period extended on July 12 due to “a small number of isolated positive cases of Covid-19 within the company.'

HAIRSPRAY Extends Cancelled Performances Through 18 July After Member of Team Tests P Photo HAIRSPRAY Extends Cancelled Performances Through 18 July After Member of Team Tests Positive For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Learn more about options for ticketholders, including rebooking for a new date, or receiving a full refund.

HAIRSPRAY Cancels Performances Through 13 July After Member of Team Tests Positive Fo Photo HAIRSPRAY Cancels Performances Through 13 July After Member of Team Tests Positive For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Learn more about options for ticketholders, including rebooking for a new date, or receiving a full refund.

HAIRSPRAY Cancels Today's Matinee Due to Suspected Case of COVID-19 Among Production  Photo HAIRSPRAY Cancels Today's Matinee Due to Suspected Case of COVID-19 Among Production Team
by Stephi Wild - Jul 4, 2021

If you are a ticketholder for today's performance, learn more about options for refunds or exchanging your tickets to an alternative date.

Review Roundup: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End; What Did the Critics Think?
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

Hairspray has returned to the West End, playing at the London Coliseum through 29 September 2021. Read reviews from BroadwayWorld, WhatsOnStage, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace, and More in HAI Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace, and More in HAIRSPRAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021

The production is now playing at the London Coliseum, running 21 June through 29 September 2021.

Michael Vinsen Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About? VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Including such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I'm Still Here and Losing My Mind, Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES is being staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, the production is directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom). In the video below, get a look behind the scenes with the company talking about what this classic musical is about!

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!

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes With FACING EAST: THE MUSICAL!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jun 20, 2015

West End's Lyric Theatre is presenting the premiere of FACING EAST, a new musical. Now making its UK premiere for one night only, this is one of the first opportunities to hear the soaring new score of this emerging musical following workshops in Dallas and Chicago and ahead of its first fully staged production in 2016. Check out a behind the scenes look at the show below!

STAGE TUBE: LEGALLY BLONDE Tour Cast Sends Christmas Message
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2011

Based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon, this critically acclaimed new musical is created by a top-of-their-class creative team, led by Tony Award-winning director and Olivier Award-nominated choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray). In the video below, the cast of the UK tour sends a special Christmas message. Click below to check it out!


Michael Vinsen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Vinsen been in?
Michael Vinsen has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Michael Vinsen's first West End show?
Michael Vinsen's first West End show was Kinky Boots which opened in 2015