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Oliver Lidert

 
Bio:
Training: BFA Musical Theatre, University of the Arts; MA Music Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre includes: Disney’s Aladdin (Prince Edward’s Theatre); Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Book ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: BFA Musical Theatre, University of the Arts; MA Music Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre includes: Disney’s Aladdin (Prince Edward’s Theatre); Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Book ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Ensemble, u/s Jethro, Hotep
  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Ensemble
Genie (Standby) [Replacement]
Babkak (Standby) [Replacement]
Sultan (Standby) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Ensemble, u/s Jethro, Hotep

  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Ensemble

Genie (Standby) [Replacement]

Babkak (Standby) [Replacement]

Sultan (Standby) [Replacement]

Oliver Lidert Biography

Training: BFA Musical Theatre, University of the Arts; MA Music Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Theatre includes: Disney’s Aladdin (Prince Edward’s Theatre); Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales); The Lion King (Lyceum); Walk in the Light (National Theatre); A Perfect Ganesh; Ferdinand the Bull; Caroline, or Change (Arden Theatre); Nerds: a Computer Software Satire (Philadelphia Theatre Company); Einstein’s Dreams (NYC MT Festival); Eugene Onegin and Romeo and Juliet (OpĂ©ra de BaugĂ©).

Other work includes: Magic of Disney (Hyde Park) and Beauty and the Beast (Leicester Square).

Oliver is part of the musical theatre writing team Kansley & Lidert, who have premiered new musicals in London and Melbourne.






Oliver Lidert News

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Filmed Live At London's Dominion Theatre Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Filmed Live At London's Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2021

The Prince of Egypt has this week been filmed live at London's Dominion Theatre by Universal Pictures Content Group. Plans for its broadcast will be released at a later date. The live capture of Scott Schwartz's production is directed by Brett Sullivan and produced by Dione Orrom.

Mark Robert Petty Presents A MUSICAL THEATRE CHRISTMAS at The Actors' Church, Covent  Photo Mark Robert Petty Presents A MUSICAL THEATRE CHRISTMAS at The Actors' Church, Covent Garden
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Featuring festive favourites from the musical theatre cannon, traditional carols, and more, the concert will be hosted by Tom Read Wilson and Dolly Diamond, with musical direction by George Francis and BSL translation by Paul Whittaker alongside a host of West End stars. 

Photos: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is Now Starring Oliver Lidert and Nardia Ruth Photo Photos: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is Now Starring Oliver Lidert and Nardia Ruth
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Prince of Egypt has released all new production photos, featuring Oliver Lidert, who stars as ‘Jethro’ from tonight (Monday 18 October 2021), and Nardia Ruth who is now playing ‘Nefertari’.  

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Play Final Performance at the Dominion Theatre on January 8, 2 Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Play Final Performance at the Dominion Theatre on January 8, 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will play its final performance at London’s Dominion Theatre on Saturday 8 January 2022, the end of its booking period. Extra shows have been added on 20, 21 and 28 December 2021 at 2.30pm.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns Tomorrow; Nardia Ruth Joins Cast Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns Tomorrow; Nardia Ruth Joins Cast
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

Nardia Ruth will join the production as Nefertari from Friday 17 September 2021. Nardia is a 2021 graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music and a Disney Theatrical Productions Scholar and an Ian Fleming Musical Theatre Award recipient. The role of Nefertari in The Prince of Egypt will mark Nardia’s professional and West End debut. 

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancels Performances Through 7 August Due to Positive COVID-19 Ca Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancels Performances Through 7 August Due to Positive COVID-19 Case
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021

The Prince of Egypt has once again been forced to cancel upcoming performances due to Government-enforced COVID-19 legislation. Performances through 7 August have been cancelled at this time.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Will Play to Full Capacity Beginning 23 July Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Will Play to Full Capacity Beginning 23 July
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

Following the current temporary suspension of performances due to Government Track and Trace legislation, the production will play three socially distanced performances on Wednesday 21 July at 7.30pm and Thursday 22 July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm before gradually reverting to full capacity.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Suspends Performances Through 20 July Due to COVID-19 Case Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Suspends Performances Through 20 July Due to COVID-19 Case
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021

Ticket buyers will be contacted by their point of purchase via email, and will be offered the option to exchange their tickets or receive a refund or credit voucher. Learn more here!

Photo Flash: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns to London's Dominion Theatre Tonight; Check Photo Photo Flash: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns to London's Dominion Theatre Tonight; Check Out All New Production Photos
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

The Prince of Egypt will officially return to London from tonight, 1 July. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Announces Complete Cast and Company Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Announces Complete Cast and Company
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

The Prince of Egypt, the hit musical based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, has announced the complete cast, orchestra and company of 154 who will lead the musical back into London's Dominion Theatre in 16 days, in accordance with UK Government Step 3 protocols (socially distanced audiences), as previously announced.  

Oliver Lidert Videos

VIDEO: Watch the 'Simcha' Scene From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT VideoVIDEO: Watch the 'Simcha' Scene From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

A new video has been released of the 'Simcha' scene from the new West End musical, The Prince of Egypt.

VIDEO: See the Official Trailer for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT West End VideoVIDEO: See the Official Trailer for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT West End
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020

Get your first look at the trailer for the exciting new West End stage adaptation of Dreamworks animated film. The Prince of Egypt!

VIDEO: Chatting With the Cast and Creatives of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT on Opening Night VideoVIDEO: Chatting With the Cast and Creatives of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2020

OfficialLondonTheatre went inside opening night of The Prince of Egypt as it opened at London's Dominion Theatre.

BWW TV: Creators Stephen Schwartz & Philip LaZebnik Talk Musical THE PRINCE OF EGYPT VideoBWW TV: Creators Stephen Schwartz & Philip LaZebnik Talk Musical THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Feb 24, 2020

Brand-new musical The Prince of Egypt opens tomorrow night (25 February) at London's Dominion Theatre. BroadwayWorld sat down with creators Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik - watch the video interview below!

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For New Song From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, 'Never in a Milli VideoVIDEO: Watch the Music Video For New Song From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, 'Never in a Million Years'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2019

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT has released a music video featuring the brand-new love song by GRAMMYÂź and AcademyÂź Award-winner Stephen Schwartz, Never in a Million Years, performed by Luke Brady and Christine Allado, who play Moses and Tzipporah respectively.

VIDEO: Luke Brady Sings 'Footprints on the Sand' From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT VideoVIDEO: Luke Brady Sings 'Footprints on the Sand' From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2019

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT has released a new music video featuring a brand-new song by Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz, titled 'Footprints on the Sand.' The song is performed by Luke Brady who plays Moses.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Sing 'When You Believe' VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Sing 'When You Believe'
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film, today releases an official video from its recent press launch featuring Alexia Khadime, Christine Allado and Luke Brady,together with other members of the original London cast, performing Stephen Schwartz's classic song When You Believe.

First Look at Matthew Croke in the Title Role in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions has released an exclusive first look at Matthew Croke as the title role in Aladdin ahead of his first performance in the title role on 5 June 2017 at the Prince Edward Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: A Whole New World! Watch ALADDIN's Set Rise at London's Prince Edward Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions' West End premiere of ALADDIN, based on the classic Academy Award-winning animated film, opens at the Prince Edward Theatre on Wednesday 15 June 2016, with previews from Friday 27 May. In anticipation of its first performance, the production has unveiled a new timelapse video showing the building of the set - check it out below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Rufus Bonds Jr., Nicola Hughes and More in Open Air's PORGY AND BESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2014

Timothy Sheader's critically acclaimed production of Porgy and Bess which ends its strictly limited run at Regents Park Open Air Theatre on 23 August, draws on talent from both sides of the Atlantic, Rufus Bonds Jr plays Porgy and Nicola Hughes plays Bess, with Phillip Boykin as Crown, Cedric Neal as Sportin' Life and Olivier Award-winning Sharon D Clarke as Mariah. Check out highlights from the production below!


Oliver Lidert Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Oliver Lidert been in?
Oliver Lidert has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Oliver Lidert's first West End show?
Oliver Lidert's first West End show was Aladdin which opened in 2016