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Sarah McLellan

 
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Sarah was born and raised in Australia and fully trained in all facets of dance, theater, and the performing arts. Beginning her professional career at age 12, she performed in musicals, commercials and TV shows throughout Australia and won numerous awards including The Variety Clubs ' Queensland ... (read complete bio)
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Sarah was born and raised in Australia and fully trained in all facets of dance, theater, and the performing arts. Beginning her professional career at age 12, she performed in musicals, commercials and TV shows throughout Australia and won numerous awards including The Variety Clubs ' Queensland ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Las Vegas Production, 2004
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

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Sarah Mclellan and Whitney Thompson

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Date:
06/22/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
Las Vegas Production, 2004
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Sarah McLellan Biography

Sarah was born and raised in Australia and fully trained in all facets of dance, theater, and the performing arts. Beginning her professional career at age 12, she performed in musicals, commercials and TV shows throughout Australia and won numerous awards including The Variety Clubs ' Queensland Entertainer of the Year' in 2000. At 17, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in the U.S. and set her sights on Broadway.

After scoring her first U.S. gig as the "Lead singer" on the " 100th Anniversary Harley Davidson Open Road Tour" in 2001 with now Tony-Award winning choreographer Christopher Gatelli. Sarah traveled throughout the U.S., Australia, and Japan alongside such headliners as Kid Rock, Hootie and the Blowfish, Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Lynard Skynard and Bob Dylan.

She then made her BROADWAY debut in the musical "42nd Street" at age 20. After performing on the great white way, Sarah moved to Las Vegas to join the Original U.S. company of the Queen smash musical "We Will Rock You" where she understudied and performed the lead role of 'Killer Queen.'

Working directly with Brian May and Roger Taylor (Queen) and Director Ben Elton, Sarah won rave reviews when she stepped into cover the lead role after only weeks of rehearsal. On the night WWRY opened in Las Vegas, Brian personally invited Sarah and selected cast members to sing live on stage with him and a bevy of rock and roll legends at the official after party gala. Performing on stage were not only Brian May and Roger Taylor but Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Meatloaf, Glenn Hughes and Chad Smith (from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers).

Planting her feet in both the theater and music industry, Sarah relocated back to NY and recorded her demo of 3 original pop/rock songs with producer Anthony Santonocito in 2005.

After time in the studio, Sarah took on the role of lead singer in all girl Led Zeppelin tribute, LEZ ZEPPELIN. In the band she toured through a roller-coaster of over 300 shows across ten countries with rave reviews, including making appearances in Rolling Stone (U.S., Germany, and Japan), Time Out New York & Chicago, Entertainment Weekly, The London Times, BBC.UK, CNN.com, The Sydney Morning Herald, AOL.com, Relix Magazine, The Boston Globe, Seven News Australia, The Australian, The Sunday Mail, The New Yorker, Vh1, MTV News, CNN News, CBS Sunday Morning, and much more.

Described by SPIN magazine as "...the most powerful all-female band in rock history," and by Rolling Stone as "the next best thing," Lez Zeppelin released a self-titled debut album on Emanation Records / Redeye Distribution produced by the legendary Eddie Kramer. Kramer worked on many of the original Led Zeppelin recordings as well as records by Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, AC/DC, and the Beatles among others. The album is available in the US and Europe and upon release in Japan, charted on the Billboard Top 100.

Sarah has also choreographed and taught numerous master classes and conventions throughout the U.S. and Australia. She is also a judge for 'The Australian Dance Championships' and 'Access Broadway.'







Sarah McLellan News

Ensemble Studio Theatre And Radio Drama Network Announce Lineup For 37th Marathon Of  Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre And Radio Drama Network Announce Lineup For 37th Marathon Of One-Act Plays
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and the Radio Drama Network (Melina Brown, President) announced today the lineup for the 37th Marathon of One-Act Plays. This year's selection of fifteen plays were chosen from 1120 submissions. They will be presented across three different series from Sunday, May 12, 2019 through Saturday, June 29, 2019.'

BEHIND THE SHEET Adds Unprecedented Third Extension At Ensemble Studio Theatre Photo BEHIND THE SHEET Adds Unprecedented Third Extension At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today that due to unprecedented and overwhelming response, the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet has been extended for a third time. Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet is written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding).

BEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio Theatre Photo BEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today a second extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet began previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on January 9, 2019, and opened January 17. Originally set to close on February 3, the play will now run through February 17, 2019.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Studio Theatre's TRAVISVILLE; Opens Tonight! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Studio Theatre's TRAVISVILLE; Opens Tonight!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 12, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) is proud to present the world premiere of Travisville, a new play by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (The Hip-Hop Project). This marks the playwriting debut of Harper, who has been developing the piece with EST over the past 8 years. Travisville will begin previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on October 3, 2018, with opening night set for October 12, for a limited engagement through October 28, 2018.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jac Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jackson Harper's TRAVISVILLE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) is proud to announce its 50th Anniversary season. The season will commence in October 2018 with the world premiere of TRAVISVILLE a new play by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (The Hip-Hop Project). This marks the playwriting debut of Harper, who has been developing the piece with EST over the past 8 years.

Cast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMP Photo Cast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMP
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of BUMP, written by Chiara Atik (Five Times in One Night) and directed by Claudia Weill(Girlfriends). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), BUMP begins previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on May 9, 2018, with an opening night set for May 17, for a limited run through June 4, 2018.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sarah McLellan as New Executive Director Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Sarah McLellan as New Executive Director
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director) announced today that Sarah McLellan will assume the role of Executive Director of Ensemble Studio Theatre beginning March 5, 2018. Current Executive Director Paul Slee will depart the company after 10 years.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Winners of the 2017 Biennial Commission
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2018

Five time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah McLellan, Managing Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) has announced the winners of the seventh Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission. Playwrights Angela Hanks and Gabrielle Reisman will split the $15,000 award, each also receiving two years of development support. Three finalists were also named: Gracie Gardner, Daniel Glenn and Paul Cameron Hardy, each of whom will receive a $1,000 award and an opportunity to workshop their plays.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017.

Playwright Heidi Schreck to Star in WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME for Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah McLellan,Managing Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) announced today that Heidi Schreck (I Love Dick) will join the cast of her play, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME during this season's SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.


Sarah McLellan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sarah McLellan been in?
Sarah McLellan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Sarah McLellan been in?
Sarah McLellan has not appeared in the West End