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Bio:
Training: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Theatre credits include: Anita in West Side Story (Royal Exchange) – UK Theatre Awards 2019 Nomination for Best Supporting Performance, Yvonne in Sunshine on Leith (West Yorkshire Playhouse & National tour), understudied and played Deena and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Theatre credits include: Anita in West Side Story (Royal Exchange) – UK Theatre Awards 2019 Nomination for Best Supporting Performance, Yvonne in Sunshine on Leith (West Yorkshire Playhouse & National tour), understudied and played Deena and ... (read complete bio)
Sheffield Theatres Announce Casting For THE BAND PLAYS ON Photo Sheffield Theatres Announce Casting For THE BAND PLAYS ON
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for The Band Plays On by Chris Bush, with Anna-Jane Casey (Annie Get Your Gun, Flowers for Mrs Harris), Maimuna Memon, (Standing at the Sky's Edge, Jesus Christ Superstar), Sandra Marvin (Showboat, Waitress), Jocasta Almgill (Rent, & Juliet) and Jodie Prenger (A Taste of Honey, Oliver!).

Photo Flash: First Look at Jocasta Almgill, Kelly Sweeney, Abbi Hodgson and More in T Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jocasta Almgill, Kelly Sweeney, Abbi Hodgson and More in THE SECRET SOCIETY OF LEADING LADIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

The Barn Theatre have today released a first look at the upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.

The Barn Theatre Announces New Interactive Digital Concert Where You're In Control Of Photo The Barn Theatre Announces New Interactive Digital Concert Where You're In Control Of The Set List
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2021

The Barn Theatre have announced an upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.

Jodie Steele, Lauren Byrne, Elle McLemore and More to Star in Valentine's Day Concert Photo Jodie Steele, Lauren Byrne, Elle McLemore and More to Star in Valentine's Day Concert STUPID WITH LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

Following on from the successful concert 'One Perfect Moment', Theatre Fan Parties have announced their next virtual concert, 'Stupid with Love' - to be produced by Taylor Farrow (Guildford School of Acting) with Musical Direction by Sam Young (Royal Academy of Music).

BWW Review: RENT, Hope Mill Theatre Photo BWW Review: RENT, Hope Mill Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Nov 26, 2020

For Hope Mill Theatre, their highly anticipated revival of Jonathan Larson’s seminal rock musical of the nineties was disrupted not once, but twice due to COVID. Rent originally ran for 12 years on Broadway and, famously, its composer tragically died hours before its first readthrough.  

Photo Flash: First Look at RENT at Hope Mill Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at RENT at Hope Mill Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 4, 2020

Get a first look at Rent at Hope Mill Theatre, running to socially distanced audiences with the 12-strong cast forming a 'bubble' for the duration of the show's run in Manchester.

RENT to Play Final In-Person Performance at Hope Mill Theatre November 3 Photo RENT to Play Final In-Person Performance at Hope Mill Theatre November 3
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 1, 2020

Hope Mill Theatre has announced that its hotly-anticipated revival of the classic rock musical RENT will play its final in-person performance November 3 due to strict lockdown measures put in place to stem the surge of Covid-19 cases in Britain.  

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For RENT at the Hope Mill Theatre Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For RENT at the Hope Mill Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

Hope Mill Theatre stages this hotly-anticipated revival of the classic rock musical RENT which will run to socially distanced audiences this autumn – with the 12-strong cast forming a ‘bubble’ for the duration of the show’s run in Manchester. 

Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows Photo Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 15, 2020

Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months - albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are some of the live theatrical goodies on offer.

Hope Mill Theatre To Release Tickets To Watch Their Sold-out Production Of RENT Onlin Photo Hope Mill Theatre To Release Tickets To Watch Their Sold-out Production Of RENT Online
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2020

Hope Mill Theatre has announced that after selling-out the live run of their revival of the classic rock musical RENT in only 48 hours, the production will be filmed and broadcast online to a  strictly limited number of viewers.

Hope Mill Theatre Announces Its Cast Of RENT Photo Hope Mill Theatre Announces Its Cast Of RENT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

The cast and full creative team has been announced for Hope Mill Theatre's hotly-anticipated revival of the classic rock musical RENT, directed by Luke Sheppard.

& JULIET Announces Special 'Sing-A-Long' Performance Photo & JULIET Announces Special 'Sing-A-Long' Performance
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2020

The producers of & Juliet have announced that there will be a special sing-a-long performance of the acclaimed show at the Shaftesbury Theatre on Tuesday 12 May.

& JULIET Original London Cast Recording Released in Full Today with Brand New Jessie  Photo & JULIET Original London Cast Recording Released in Full Today with Brand New Jessie J Track
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

Atlantic Records has released '& Juliet (Original London Cast Recording),' the official companion to the new West End musical featuring the music of legendary pop songwriter Max Martin. The 30-track collection arrives today, including a stunning performance of brand new pop anthem 'One More Try' by multiplatinum BRIT Award-winning and GRAMMY® Award-nominated songstress Jessie J.

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Nov 11, 2019

Check out the current standings in the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards and cast your vote!

& JULIET Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows Photo & JULIET Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From highly anticipated musicals to mountaineering and Welsh apocalypse, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Oct 24, 2019

Voting continues for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Check out the current standings and cast your vote.

Shortlist Announced For The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open! Photo Shortlist Announced For The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!
by Marianka Swain - Oct 21, 2019

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

WEST SIDE STORY Comes to Royal Exchange Theatre Photo WEST SIDE STORY Comes to Royal Exchange Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2019

Sarah Frankcom, Royal Exchange Artistic Director, creates a brand-new version of Broadway's biggest musical WEST SIDE STORY for the Royal Exchange Theatre's unique in-the-round stage. Celebrated for her reinterpretations of American classics, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, DEATH OF A SALESMAN and her award-winning production OUR TOWN, she brings a new focus to the gang culture of the iconic Sharks and Jets with new choreography from Aletta Collins and orchestration by Jason Carr. The production runs in the Theatre from 6 April - 25 May.

Additional Casting Announced For West End Premiere of & JULIET A Max Martin Pop Music Photo Additional Casting Announced For West End Premiere of & JULIET A Max Martin Pop Musical
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 7, 2019

​​​​​​​& Juliet – the joyous new West End musical that imagines Juliet's famous ending as just her beginning – today announces its cast.

Photo Flash: Scotland's Story: Smash-Hit Musical SUNSHINE ON LEITH is on its Way to C Photo Photo Flash: Scotland's Story: Smash-Hit Musical SUNSHINE ON LEITH is on its Way to Coventry
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 4, 2018

Get ready for "a foot-stamping, hand-clapping, barnstormer of a show" as West Yorkshire Playhouse bring their energetic new production of Sunshine on Leith to the Belgrade Theatre this summer. After opening to rave reviews and massive audiences in Leeds, the smash-hit Scottish show is set to burn your playhouse down when it arrives in Coventry 5-9 June.

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