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Summer Strallen

 
Bio:
Summer most recently starred as Meg Giry in Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) directed by Jack O’Brien, for which she received her third Olivier Award Nomination. Theatre includes Kathy in Company (Queens Theatre) directed by Jamie Lloyd, Lidochka in Paradise Moscow (Opera North) directed by ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Summer most recently starred as Meg Giry in Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) directed by Jack O’Brien, for which she received her third Olivier Award Nomination. Theatre includes Kathy in Company (Queens Theatre) directed by Jamie Lloyd, Lidochka in Paradise Moscow (Opera North) directed by ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Inga [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2012
Dale Tremont
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2010
Meg Giry
  [West End]
London Production, 2007
Janet van de Graaff
  [West End]
Open Air Theatre Revival, 2006
Maisie
  [West End]
London Revival, 2005
Ensemble

Photos

Summer Strallen and Sam Harrison Photo

Summer Strallen and Sam Harrison

From: 
Date:
10/25/2021
Laura Patch Alex Gaumond Summer Strallen  Photo

Laura Patch Alex Gaumond Summer Strallen

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Date:
09/09/2019
Alex Gaumand, Summer Strallen ,Joe Thomas, Laura Patch, Bo Poraj Photo

Alex Gaumand, Summer Strallen ,Joe Thomas, Laura Patch, Bo Poraj

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Date:
08/15/2019
Che Walker and Summer Strallen Photo

Che Walker and Summer Strallen

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Date:
04/05/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Inga [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2012
Dale Tremont

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2010
Meg Giry

  [West End]
London Production, 2007
Janet van de Graaff

  [West End]
Open Air Theatre Revival, 2006
Maisie

  [West End]
London Revival, 2005
Ensemble

Summer Strallen Biography

Summer most recently starred as Meg Giry in Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) directed by Jack O’Brien, for which she received her third Olivier Award Nomination.

Theatre includes Kathy in Company (Queens Theatre) directed by Jamie Lloyd, Lidochka in Paradise Moscow (Opera North) directed by David Pountney, Maria in The Sound of Music (London Palladium), Janet Van Der Graaf in The Drowsy Chaperone (Novello Theatre) – 2008 Olivier Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical, Dick in Dick Whittington (Barbican Theatre) directed by Edward Hall, Maisie in The Boyfriend (Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park) – 2007 Olivier Award Nomination for Best Supporting Role in a Musical, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park), Havana Girl in Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly Theatre) directed by Michael Grandage, Violet in It’s A Wonderful Life (workshop), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium) in which she understudied and played Truly Scrumptious, Cats (New London Theatre and National Tour), Fosse (European Tour), Anything Goes (Grange Park Opera), Scrooge (Dominion Theatre) and The Sound of Music (Sadler’s Wells).

Television and Film include Daisy Mountbatten in Doctors (BBC), the leading role of Nancy Morell in The Land Girls (BBC), Annabelle in Hotel Babylon (Carnival Films), Beyond The Sea directed by Kevin Spacey and Summer Shaw in Hollyoaks (Lime Pictures).

Recordings include Love Never Dies (Concept Album).

Summer Strallen Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actress in a Musical
Summer StrallenTop Hat
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Summer Strallen, Love Never Dies
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Actress in a Musical
Summer Strallen, The Drowsy Chaperone
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Summer Strallen, The Boy Friend

Summer Strallen News

Ahrens & Flaherty Celebration A JOURNEY TO THE PAST Announces Date Change Photo Ahrens & Flaherty Celebration A JOURNEY TO THE PAST Announces Date Change
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

The Ahrens & Flaherty celebration A Journey to the Past has been rescheduled and will now play at the West End’s Lyric Theatre on 12th September. The event was previously scheduled to take place on 6 June.   

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Rob Houchen, Summer Strallen & More to Take Part in West End Ce Photo Carrie Hope Fletcher, Rob Houchen, Summer Strallen & More to Take Part in West End Celebration of Ahrens & Flaherty
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Bray Productions Ltd today announced principal and supporting cast members that will be joining Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman in A Journey to the Past, a West End celebration of the works of the Tony Award-winning and world-renowned musical theatre writing team Ahrens & Flaherty. 

BWW Review: THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT, Royal Shakespeare Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT, Royal Shakespeare Theatre
by Jenny Ell - Oct 29, 2021

Whilst the RSC are renowned for their world-class Shakespeare productions, they have also turned their hand to many successful musical adaptations over the years - most recently the global phenomenon Matilda the Musical, but Les Miserables, Carrie the Musical and many others also originated with the Stratford-upon-Avon-based theatre company. Enter The Magician's Elephant: a brand new family musical, based on Kate DiCamillo's award-winning 2009 novel.

Photos: First Look at the Royal Shakespeare Company's THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT Photo Photos: First Look at the Royal Shakespeare Company's THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company today released the first images of new musical The Magician’s Elephant by Nancy Harris (book/lyrics) and Marc Teitler (music/lyrics) based on the novel by prize-winning children’s author Kate DiCamillo.

Initial Casting Announced For Royal Shakespeare Company's THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT Photo Initial Casting Announced For Royal Shakespeare Company's THE MAGICIAN'S ELEPHANT
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021

The world stage premiere of The Magician's Elephant will run in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from Thursday 14 October 2021 to Saturday 1 January 2022 with press night on Tuesday 26 October 2021. Learn more about the production here!

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Original London Cast Recording to Be Released on May 7 Photo YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Original London Cast Recording to Be Released on May 7
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2021

The original London cast recording of Young Frankenstein will be released on May 7, 2021.

Listen: MUSICAL TALK Podcast Offers Messages of Hope Photo Listen: MUSICAL TALK Podcast Offers Messages of Hope
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020

MUSICAL TALK - the independent podcast for musical theatre a?" has just released episode 670, with messages from many people from the theatre industry offering their support, advice, tips, stories and background as to how they're coping with this situation.  

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 16- with Jessie Mueller, Eric William Morris a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 16- with Jessie Mueller, Eric William Morris and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2020

Today (April 16) in live streaming: Ben Cameron counts down duets, National Theatre streams Treasure Island, Jessie Mueller visits Stars in the House and so much more!

Wake Up With BWW 4/16: RAGTIME Concert Rescheduled For Fall, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/16: RAGTIME Concert Rescheduled For Fall, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2020

Today's top stories: The Actors Fund's Ragtime concert has been rescheduled for the fall, and more!

BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME?, Nuffield Southampton Theatres Photo BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME?, Nuffield Southampton Theatres
by Jo Fisher - Nov 20, 2019

We all know that you should never judge a book by its cover a?' but should you ever judge a person by their name? This is the question posed to us in What's In A Name?, which has landed at Nuffield Southampton Theatres at the end of its first-ever UK tour.

Summer Strallen Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch New DAMSEL IN DISTRESS Rehearsal Footage; Now in Previews!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2015

Performances begin tonight, May 30, at the Chichester Festival Theatre for a new Gershwin musical, A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS. It officially opens on June 10 and will close June 27. Check out rehearsal footage and interviews with the cast below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of West End's TOP HAT!
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2012

Tom Chambers and Summer Strallen take the lead roles of Jerry Travers and Dale Tremont in Top Hat which opened on Wednesday 9th May at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End where the show is currently booking until 26 January 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the musical below!

STAGE TUBE: Summer Strallen Chats with Marti Gould Cummings!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 26, 2011

Summer Strallen is a 3 time Olivier Award nominee best known for her work in the West End productions of The Sound of Music, Love Never Dies, and The Drowsy Chaperone. Summer was recently in New York City visiting and sat down with Broadway Speaks OUT's Marti Gould Cummings.

BWW TV UK: Opening Night at LEGALLY BLONDE
by Robert Diamond - Jan 14, 2010

Last night, Wednesday 13 January 2010, Legally Blonde The Musical held its opening night Gala performance at the Savoy Theatre in London. BWW is happy to bring you a video from opening night, straight from BWW's UK TV partners, reelkandi.tv!


Summer Strallen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Summer Strallen been in?
Summer Strallen has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Summer Strallen's first West End show?
Summer Strallen's first West End show was Guys and Dolls which opened in 2005

What awards has Summer Strallen been nominated for?
Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Top Hat , Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Love Never Dies Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Drowsy Chaperone and Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Boy Friend .