Ceili O'Connor News

 
Bio:
Currently on stage in Mary Poppins, theatre credits include Cats: The Musical (International/ European tour), To Gillie with love (The Gillian Lynne Theatre), The Braille Legacy (Charing Cross), Bad Girls (The Union), Evita, (UK tour), Thursford Musical Spectacular, Elf: The Musical (Dominion), ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Currently on stage in Mary Poppins, theatre credits include Cats: The Musical (International/ European tour), To Gillie with love (The Gillian Lynne Theatre), The Braille Legacy (Charing Cross), Bad Girls (The Union), Evita, (UK tour), Thursford Musical Spectacular, Elf: The Musical (Dominion), ... (read more)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More for ELF THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. ELF will run at London's Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited 10-week season from 24 October 2015 to 2 January 2016. The Gala Opening Night on Thursday 5 November will be in aid of Alzheimer's Society. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

BWW TV: Ceili O'Connor Performs THE UNDERSTUDY Solo Show at the Arts Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2015

Understudies are the unsung heroes and the backbone of the theatre industry - and actress/singer Ceili O'Connor is a quintessential and literal unsung hero, having understudied in various productions for five years without ever actually having the opportunity to go on in the lead roles she has covered. Most recently, at the Arts Theatre's studio space, Above The Arts, she finally got the chance to showcase her talent in her own solo cabaret, The Understudy - Waiting In The Wings. (more...)

Jonathan Reid Gealt to Launch WHATEVER I WANT IT TO BE Album at St James Studio This Oct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

American composer Jonathan Reid Gealt is back in London to launch his third studio album WHATEVER I WANT IT TO BE on Sunday 11th October at St James Studio before its official worldwide release on 29th November. (more...)

Limited Number of £30 Tickets to ELF at Dominion Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

In an unprecedented move, the producers of the smash hit musical ELF, opening at the newly refurbished Dominion Theatre in the heart of London's West End, have bowed to overwhelming public and social media demand to introduce a more affordable ticket price to broaden the already wide demographic the show is attracting.  The new price brand of £30 for a limited number of tickets through the run becomes available at the Dominion box office by telephone and via the website from Sunday 6 September.   (more...)

West End's ELF Announces Complete Cast - Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. Also in the cast are Katie Bradley, Charlie Bull, Nicola Coates, Alex Fobbester, Anton Fosh, Charlotte Gale, Francis Haugen, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Paul Hutton, Mark Iles, Ceili O'Connor, Debbie Paul, Joanna Rennie, Barnaby Thompson and Ed White. Harry Collett, Ilan Galkoff, Noah Key and Ewan Rutherford will alternate the role of Michael. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GRAND HOTEL, Opening Tonight at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The new London production of the acclaimed Broadway musical Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse, opens tonight 5 August 2015, produced by Danielle Tarento and directed by Thom Southerland, the award-winning team behind the musicals Titanic (that recently transferred to Toronto), Parade and Mack & Mabel. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

GRAND HOTEL Opens Tonight at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The new London production of the acclaimed Broadway musical Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse, opens tonight 5 August 2015, produced by Danielle Tarento and directed by Thom Southerland, the award-winning team behind the musicals Titanic (that recently transferred to Toronto), Parade and Mack & Mabel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - GRAND HOTEL Begins Tonight at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Grand Hotel will open for a 6-week season at Southwark Playhouse from tonight 31 July. Press night is Wednesday 5 August. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Philip Rham Withdraws from Southwark Playhouse's GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Just a few days before its first preview, there has been a last minute cast change for the new production of the acclaimed Broadway musical Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside GRAND HOTEL Rehearsals at Southwark Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

Full casting is announced for the new London production of the acclaimed Broadway musical Grand Hotel, produced by Danielle Tarento and directed by Thom Southerland, the award-winning tream behind Titanic, Parade and Mack & Mabel. Below, peek inside the rehearsal room as the cast prepares to open in a week and a half! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for GRAND HOTEL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Grand Hotel will open for a 6-week season at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 31 July. Press night is Wednesday 5 August. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Victoria Sierra Previews New GRAND HOTEL Song by Maury Yeston
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2015

Check out this video of Victoria Serra as Flaemmchen, a pretty young typist who has theatrical ambitions, singing her big Act 1 number, the sublime 'The Girl in the Mirror,' by Maury Yeston! (more...)

BWW Reviews: DANIELLE HOPE Bring The Future Faster - Live at 54 Below Recording
by Jenny Antill - Jul 6, 2015

Danielle Hope's debut album Bring The Future Faster was recorded at 54 Below in New York and has recently been released by Broadway Records. Shooting to stardom following her triumph in BBC's Over The Rainbow and successively becoming the West End's Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, ever since her feet haven't touched the ground once. Hope went on to star as Eponine in Les Miserables, the Narrator in Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat and is currently touring the UK as Maria in The Sound of Music - all massive roles to have portrayed by the age of 23! She enjoyed a superb debut concert in London's Delfont Room in June last year which led onto her American solo debut heard on this recording.  (more...)

Ceili O'Connor Announces Solo Show THE UNDERSTUDY - WAITING IN THE WINGS, Arts Theatre, August 30
by Robert Gould - Jun 24, 2015

Robert Gould reports on musical theatre understudy Ceili O'Connor's upcoming solo concert THE UNDERSTUDY - WAITING IN THE WINGS at the Arts Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for GRAND HOTEL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Full casting is announced for the new London production of the acclaimed Broadway musical Grand Hotel, produced by Danielle Tarento and directed by Thom Southerland, the award-winning team behind Titanic, Parade and Mack & Mabel. (more...)

LTW to Host Masterclass, Concert by VOTE FOR ME Composers Drew Fornarola & Scott Elmegreen, Today-17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

The London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce that it will host an exclusive Masterclass and Concert by American Musical Theatre composers Drew Fornarola and Scott Elmegreen to celebrate the UK Premiere of their musical 'Vote For Me: A Musical Debate' at the boutique Fulham theatre. (more...)

LTW to Host Masterclass, Concert by VOTE FOR ME Composers Drew Fornarola & Scott Elmegreen, May 16-17
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce that it will host an exclusive Masterclass and Concert by American Musical Theatre composers Drew Fornarola and Scott Elmegreen to celebrate the UK Premiere of their musical 'Vote For Me: A Musical Debate' at the boutique Fulham theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danielle Hope in Sold Out and Stunning 54 Below Debut!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 14, 2015

Check out photos of the performance below and stay tuned for exclusive video coverage and news on the recording of the evening! There's no doubt that last night's American audience fell in love with the British star, and here's hoping (no pun intended) that we see much more of her in NYC -- and soon! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rachel Tucker, Tovah Feldshuh & More Perform at CAST PARTY
by Tori Leiber - Feb 4, 2015

At Birdland every Monday night at 9:30pm, Jim Caruso's Cast Party celebrates talent from every corner of the entertainment scene. Broadway, jazz, cabaret, pop, folk, country…over the past twelve years, the Cast Party crowds have been entertained by most every genre of music! This past week, the talent was off-the-charts. Rachel Tucker, the recent star of The Last Ship on Broadway, gained a slew of new fans with two Kander & Ebb anthems that had the crowd standing, stomping and cheering for more! (more...)

Lauren Samuels and More To Sing At THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND At The Union Theatre, September 7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

The Fairground Theatre Company will present a cabaret of new musical theatre writing - The Writers' Playground - at the Union Theatre on Sunday September 7. (more...)

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