Date of Birth: October 05, 1967 (51)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

The Menier Chocolate Factory is gearing up to present the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Leads July's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 26, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals to riotous comedy, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

BWW Interview: Jenna Russell Talks THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Interview: Jenna Russell Talks THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Fiona Scott - Jun 25, 2019

Jenna Russell, Olivier Award-winning star of stage and TV, is known for her roles in Les Miserables, Sunday in the Park with George and, most recently, Fun Home at the Old Vic. She is now playing the role of Francesca in the upcoming UK premiere of Jason Robert Brown's The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

Winners Of The 2019 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe Prize AnnouncedWinners Of The 2019 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe Prize Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Winners of the 13th annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY) and the 12th annual Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize were announced last night at a gala held at Theatre Royal Haymarket, hosted by Joanna Riding. The gala saw twelve student competitors each perform a Stephen Sondheim song, and a Best New Song Prize entrant written by members of Mercury Musical Developments. The winner of this year's SSSSPOTY award was Stuart Thompson from LAMDA, who performed Franklin Shepard, Inc and My Thing. Theo Jamieson was awarded the Stiles + Drewe Prize for his original song Words/Amazing. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The UK Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYFull Cast Announced For The UK Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. (more...)

Judges And Performers Announced For 2019 West End Gala Of The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe PrizeJudges And Performers Announced For 2019 West End Gala Of The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce West End Musical Director Gareth Valentine as the final judge for the 2019 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY), alongside the previously announced Julia McKenzie, Peter Polycarpou, and Edward Seckerson. Lyricist Charles Hart and Olivier Award-winner Jenna Russell join Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and Stiles + Drewe to complete the judging panel for the Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize. Winners will be announced at Theatre Royal Haymarket on Sunday 9 June. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGYPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Following sold-out runs at the National Theatre and in New York at the Park Avenue Armory, the NT and Neal Street Productions' critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy arrives in the West End, opening for a limited 16-week run. (more...)

Jenna Russell Leads Menier Chocolate Factory's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYJenna Russell Leads Menier Chocolate Factory's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

With Orpheus Descending opening at the theatre, and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Jenna Russell will lead the company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open. (more...)

MOTHER GOOSE Comes to The MarloweMOTHER GOOSE Comes to The Marlowe
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Mother Goose, this year's Marlowe Theatre pantomime, stars TV's Dr Ranj Singh and Olivier Award-winning actor Jenna Russell, alongside local favourites Ben Roddy and Lloyd Hollett. (more...)

Avon Players Present COMPANYAvon Players Present COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Avon Players closes its 2018-2019 season with the groundbreaking musical examination of modern love from master composer Stephen Sondheim, Company running May 17-June 1. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/8 - RENT, HELLO DOLLY, EVER AFTER, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/8 - RENT, HELLO DOLLY, EVER AFTER, and More!
by BWW Special - Feb 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RENT, HELLO DOLLY, EVER AFTER, and More! (more...)

BWW Review: JENNA RUSSELL WITH SETH RUDETSKY, Leicester Square TheatreBWW Review: JENNA RUSSELL WITH SETH RUDETSKY, Leicester Square Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 3, 2019

West End favourite Jenna Russell made a surprisingly belated solo concert debut at Leicester Square Theatre, but, judging by this entirely winning performance, she's a natural. Seth Rudetsky, unparalleled master of the format, was on hand to accompany and guide her through a superlative set-list, as well as draw out anecdotes both deliciously foul-mouthed and funny, and unexpectedly moving. (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Jenna Russell to Join Seth Rudetsky In London's West End February 3Judy Kuhn & Jenna Russell to Join Seth Rudetsky In London's West End February 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Producer Mark Cortale has announced a marquee trio for his acclaimed West End concert series - with two unique shows in one day, on Sunday February 3. (more...)

West End Stars Unite For Charity Single In Aid Of Barnardo'sWest End Stars Unite For Charity Single In Aid Of Barnardo's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

A host of West End stars have recorded a festive cover of Carole King's You've Got A Friend, to raise money for children's charity, Barnardo's. (more...)

West End and Broadway Stars Jenna Russell and Judy Kuhn Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Broadway @ Leicester Square TheatreWest End and Broadway Stars Jenna Russell and Judy Kuhn Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Olivier Award winner & Tony Award nominee Jenna Russell (Sunday In The Park With George, Merrily We Roll Along and Fun Home at the Young Vic) and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn (star of Trevor Nunn's new Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Broadway's Fun Home, Chess and Les Miserables) will join Seth Rudetsky as music director/host for two intimate concerts on Sunday, February 3 as part of the long-running Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre series. (more...)

Club 11 London Announces West End Christmas Concert Line-Up; Reeve Carney, Jonathan Bailey & MoreClub 11 London Announces West End Christmas Concert Line-Up; Reeve Carney, Jonathan Bailey & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Hit Broadway musical theatre concert Producers Club 11 London and Tony Award-winning Brian Zeilinger & Jack Maple for Take Two Theatricals have teamed up bring you WEST END CHRISTMAS AT CADOGAN HALL on Sunday 9th December 2018 at 6.30pm. (more...)

BWW TV: Find Out What Everybody's Taking About on the Red Carpet for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!BWW TV: Find Out What Everybody's Taking About on the Red Carpet for EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE!
by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 1, 2018

Award-winning five-star hit musical, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, held a special VIP invitation-only screening just last week, in advance of public screenings on November 7, 11 and 14 in cinemas nationwide.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Krakowski, Alexis Michelle, and More Attend EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE ScreeningPhoto Flash: Jane Krakowski, Alexis Michelle, and More Attend EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Screening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Award-winning five-star hit musical, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, held a special VIP invitation-only screening on Monday, October 22, in advance of public screenings on November 7, 11 and 14 in cinemas nationwide. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Portfolio Masterclasses To Return with Julie Atherton, Cassidy Janson, Oliver Savile, Danielle TarentoPortfolio Masterclasses To Return with Julie Atherton, Cassidy Janson, Oliver Savile, Danielle Tarento
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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BWW Review: FUN HOME, Young VicBWW Review: FUN HOME, Young Vic
by Rona Kelly - Jun 28, 2018

Five years since premiering at The Public Theater and with five Tony's under its belt, Fun Home comes to London and instantly finds a home with audiences. Based on the graphic memoirs by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home is an examination of sexuality, the self and cycles, brought to life by a dynamic set and stand out performances. (more...)

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