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Samantha Barks

 
Date Of Birth:
October 02, 1990 (32)
Birth Place:
Laxey, England
Bio:
Theatre credits include Frozen (West End), Chess (Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall / Tokyo International Forum Hall), Pretty Woman (Chicago and Broadway), The Last Five Years (St James Theatre), Amelie (Berkley Rep), City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse), Chicago (Hollywood Bowl), Oliver! (UK tour), Les ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 02, 1990 (32)

Birth Place: Laxey, England

Bio:
Theatre credits include Frozen (West End), Chess (Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall / Tokyo International Forum Hall), Pretty Woman (Chicago and Broadway), The Last Five Years (St James Theatre), Amelie (Berkley Rep), City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse), Chicago (Hollywood Bowl), Oliver! (UK tour), Les ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
2022
Florence [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Elsa
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Vivian Ward
  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2018
Vivian
  [West End]
West End Concert Production at London Palladium, 2017
Betsy
  [West End]
West End Production, 2016
Cathy [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015
Amelie
  [UK Tour]
UK Tour, 2011
Nancy
  [UK Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Sally Bowles
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Eponine [Replacement]

Samantha Barks Movies

Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary
 
[2010]
Eponine
Les Misérables
 
[2012]
√Čponine
The Christmas Candle
 
[2013]
Emily Barstow
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
 
[2013]
Miss Acacia
Interlude in Prague
 
[2017]
Josefa Duchek
Bitter Harvest
 
[2017]
Natalka
For Love or Money
 
[2019]
Connie
The Bait 2021
 
[2021]
Julie
Tomorrow Morning
 
[2022]
Catherine

Samantha Barks Biography

Theatre credits include Frozen (West End), Chess (Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall / Tokyo International Forum Hall), Pretty Woman (Chicago and Broadway), The Last Five Years (St James Theatre), Amelie (Berkley Rep), City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse), Chicago (Hollywood Bowl), Oliver! (UK tour), Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre), and Cabaret (Birmingham Rep). She was one of the participants on the BBC series I’d Do Anything. For film, her credits include Chocolate Cake, For Love or Money, Bitter Harvest, The Revenger, Interlude in Prague, The Devil’s Harvest, The Christmas Candle and as Eponine in Les Misérables (recipient of Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer; and nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture). She also reprised her performance as Eponine for Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary.





Samantha Barks News

Winners Announced for The 2022 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards; MOULIN ROUGE Wins  Photo Winners Announced for The 2022 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards; MOULIN ROUGE Wins Best Musical!
by BWW Awards - Jan 30, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards, honouring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 until September 30, 2022.

FROZEN Extends in the West End to October 2023 Photo FROZEN Extends in the West End to October 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2023

Frozen is extending until October 2023 due to public demand ‚Äď having broken box office records at Theatre Royal Drury Lane across November, December and through Christmas. See how to purchase tickets!

Samantha Barks to Perform One-Night-Only Concert in 2023 Photo Samantha Barks to Perform One-Night-Only Concert in 2023
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 12, 2022

Frozen star Samantha Barks has confirmed a West End solo concert for 2023 at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. On 30 May 2023, Barks will perform tracks from her studio album Into the Unknown and other musical hits. She released her album in November 2021 under new record label, Westway.

Photos: West End Production of FROZEN Extends Due to Demand; Check Out All New Photos Photo Photos: West End Production of FROZEN Extends Due to Demand; Check Out All New Photos!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions' critically acclaimed production of Frozen is extending until 18 June 2023 due to public demand. Plus, check out all new photos here!

Taylor Swift Says Her LES MISERABLES Audition Was A 'Nightmare' Photo Taylor Swift Says Her LES MISERABLES Audition Was A 'Nightmare'
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

Taylor Swift and Eddie Redmayne are looking back on their screen test for the Les Mis√©rables film, which Swift remembers as a 'nightmare.' During the audition process for the acclaimed 2012 film adaptation of the iconic¬†Boublil and¬†Sch√∂nberg musical, Swift was in the running for the roles of Cosette and √Čponine.

Photos: Get a First Look at New FROZEN Cast Members Emily Lane and Djavan van de Flie Photo Photos: Get a First Look at New FROZEN Cast Members Emily Lane and Djavan van de Fliert as 'Anna' and 'Kristoff'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Joining the company of Frozen in the West End are Emily Lane as Anna and Djavan van de Fliert as Kristoff, who from 28 September will play alongside Samantha Barks (Elsa) and more. Get a first look at the new cast members in character here!

VIDEO: Jonathan Bailey Sings THE LAST FIVE YEARS, COMPANY & More Photo VIDEO: Jonathan Bailey Sings THE LAST FIVE YEARS, COMPANY & More
by Team BWW - Sep 22, 2022

Olivier Award winner and Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey will play Fiyero in Jon M. Chu's upcoming film adaption of Wicked. He joins the previously announced Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba in the two-part film adaption of the hit Broadway musical. Check out just a few video highlights of Bailey onstage!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal With the New Members of the Cast of FROZEN Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal With the New Members of the Cast of FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Rehearsal photos have been released from the West End production of Frozen as new cast members prepare to join the company!

UK Theatre Community Share Statements & Updates On Passing Of Queen Elizabeth II Photo UK Theatre Community Share Statements & Updates On Passing Of Queen Elizabeth II
by BWW Staff - Sep 8, 2022

In the aftermath of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away at 96 after serving as the monarch of the United Kingdom for 70 years, Theatres across the UK will be dimming their lights tonight and observing a minute's silence.

Wake Up With BWW 8/3: First Look at Photos of Julie Benko in FUNNY GIRL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/3: First Look at Photos of Julie Benko in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Aug 3, 2022

Top stories include a first look at Julie Benko as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl! Plus, Guys and Dolls at the Kennedy Center will be led by  James Monroe Iglehart, Jessie Mueller, Steven Pasquale, and Phillipa Soo!

Samantha Barks Videos

VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For TOMORROW MORNING, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Sam Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For TOMORROW MORNING, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Samantha Barks

by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

West End and Broadway stars, Samantha Barks and Ramin Karimloo will lead the film adaptation of Laurence Mark Wythe's musical Tomorrow Morning. The film now has a release date of October 17, and an all new trailer has been released. Check it out here!

VIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN Videoplay
VIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN

by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

An all new video has been released of the stars of the West End production of Frozen, Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon, singing I Can’t Lose You.

VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)' Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)'

by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

Watch Frozen cast members from four continents join together for the international version of ‚ÄėLet It Go‚Äô, featuring Annas and Elsas from the North American Tour, London‚Äôs West End, Germany, Australia and Japan.

VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West  Videoplay
VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West End

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2021

We chat to Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala about starring in Disney's Frozen the Musical, and why they love being a part of it.

VIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More Videoplay
VIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More

by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has officially opened at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 8 September 2021 and we've got a first look at footage from the West End production! 

Photos: Go Inside the Refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane for First Preview of FROZE Videoplay
Photos: Go Inside the Refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane for First Preview of FROZEN

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 31, 2021

On Friday night, the West End production of Frozen began previews at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane and BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! Below, watch as director Michael Grandage gives a speech before the performance, and check out photos from inside the updated venue!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has released a new video, going behind the scenes of putting together the musical. The video features the musical's stars,  Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna), among others.

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For the West End Production of FROZEN Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For the West End Production of FROZEN

by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2020

An all new trailer has just been released for the West End production of Frozen, starring Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna).

VIDEO: Samantha Barks Sings 'Safer' From FIRST DATE Videoplay
VIDEO: Samantha Barks Sings 'Safer' From FIRST DATE

by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2020

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs will present a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. The production will be filmed at Crazy Coqs, then made available for streaming 22 - 24 October at 7.30pm.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the FROZEN Photoshoot With Samantha Barks and Stephanie M Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the FROZEN Photoshoot With Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon

by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020

It was announced yesterday that Stephanie McKeon will star as Anna in the West End production of Frozen, alongside the previously announced Samantha Barks as Elsa! Go behind the scenes of a photoshoot with the pair!


Samantha Barks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Samantha Barks been in?
Samantha Barks has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Samantha Barks been in?
Samantha Barks has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Samantha Barks's first West End show?
Samantha Barks's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985

What is Samantha Barks next theatre project?
Samantha Barks's next show will be Chess - The Musical In Concert which opens on 8/2/2022 on West End.


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@SamanthaBarks - 1/20/23 06:15am Coming up to the 2 week anniversary of this lovely cough and it’s the worst!!? I know it’s really going around at t… https://t.co/8zm2h4jU3I


@SamanthaBarks - 1/11/23 04:19pm I can NOT stop coughing! Doing my head in ??


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