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Rebecca Gilliland

 
Bio:
Rebecca is an actress best known for appearing as 1st cover Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on the West End. Her other credits include Emily in The Hired man (The Union Theatre), Angharad in My Land's Shore (Rose and Crown) and Lucille/Cover Constance in The Clockmaker's Daughter. She is a London ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rebecca is an actress best known for appearing as 1st cover Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on the West End. Her other credits include Emily in The Hired man (The Union Theatre), Angharad in My Land's Shore (Rose and Crown) and Lucille/Cover Constance in The Clockmaker's Daughter. She is a London ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Ensemble [Replacement]
Elphaba/Nessarose (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Robbie Smith and Rebecca Gilliland Photo

Robbie Smith and Rebecca Gilliland

From: 
Date:
10/13/2016

 

Stage

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

Elphaba/Nessarose (Understudy) [Replacement]

Rebecca Gilliland Biography

Rebecca is an actress best known for appearing as 1st cover Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on the West End. Her other credits include Emily in The Hired man (The Union Theatre), Angharad in My Land's Shore (Rose and Crown) and Lucille/Cover Constance in The Clockmaker's Daughter.

She is a London based actress originally from Manchester/Northern Ireland, with training from The London School of Musical Theatre.
She often appears in Concerts and Charity evenings to help raise awareness for causes very close to her heart.

She has been passionate about performing from a young age.

During the COVID 19 Pandemic, she started the Theatrical Production Company 'Bookend Productions' to provide professional and high level performing opportunities to UK actors whose livelihoods had been affected and put on hold.




Rebecca Gilliland News

West End Stars To Help Young Performer Raise Tuition Fees With JOURNEY TO BRIT! Photo West End Stars To Help Young Performer Raise Tuition Fees With JOURNEY TO BRIT!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

West end stars will band together to help Nell Regan - daughter of the loved Union Theatre owner, Sasha Regan - perform in a concert to raise funds to help her pay for her time at The Brit School which she had just been accepted into!

SCOTT FOLAN IN THE BASEMENT to be Presented at The Other Palace Theatre Photo SCOTT FOLAN IN THE BASEMENT to be Presented at The Other Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Scott Folan is an actor and singer-songwriter most well-known for his leading role in the West End production of the hit musical Be More Chill. He also features in the, soon to be released, film Cyrano, but on 3 March he will leave all that behind to bring his own stories to life.

Courtney Bowman, Sophie Isaacs & More to Star in ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY Photo Courtney Bowman, Sophie Isaacs & More to Star in ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

Roles We'll Never Play has announced an all star cast for their next West End show! The 5-star show is back for one night only at the Lyric Theatre, the concerts biggest venue yet, on Monday 7th March 2022.

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.

Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th Novem Photo Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th November 2022
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that an additional 500,000 new tickets are now on sale, with booking extended to Sunday 27 November 2022.

Nikki Bentley, Maria Coyne, Daniel Hall & More to Star in DISNEY...ISH at The Waterlo Photo Nikki Bentley, Maria Coyne, Daniel Hall & More to Star in DISNEY...ISH at The Waterloo Vaults Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

After a sold out premiere performance at The Union Theatre in August this year, 'Disney...Ish' will transfer to The Waterloo Vaults Theatre for one night only. Following its sold out performance at The Union Theatre earlier this year, 'Disney...ish' will transfer to The Waterloo Vaults theatre on November 22nd 2021 for a revival performance.

WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End Photo WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, tonight (28 September 2021) celebrates 15 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. 

WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda! Photo WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to confirm the returning cast that will lead the award-winning production back into London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it resumes performances on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

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.


Rebecca Gilliland Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rebecca Gilliland been in?
Rebecca Gilliland has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Rebecca Gilliland been in?
Rebecca Gilliland has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Rebecca Gilliland's first West End show?
Rebecca Gilliland's first West End show was Wicked which opened in 2021