Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Michael Vinsen News

 
Bio:
Training: Laine Theatre Arts. Theatre: Follies - Original NT cast (National Theatre); Kinky Boots Original London cast (Adelphi); The Book Of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Hairspray Original London cast (Shaftesbury); Grease (Piccadilly); Legally Blonde (No.1 UK tour); Bare (Union and Greenwich); ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Laine Theatre Arts. Theatre: Follies - Original NT cast (National Theatre); Kinky Boots Original London cast (Adelphi); The Book Of Mormon (Prince of Wales); Hairspray Original London cast (Shaftesbury); Grease (Piccadilly); Legally Blonde (No.1 UK tour); Bare (Union and Greenwich); ... (read complete bio)
Michael Vinsen, Amelia Atherton, Rebecca Gilliland and More to Headline DISNEY...ISH  Photo Michael Vinsen, Amelia Atherton, Rebecca Gilliland and More to Headline DISNEY...ISH Fundraiser Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

Performers from Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Six are coming together to take part in a fundraising concert for Help Musicians UK at the Union Theatre in Southwark. 'Disney...ish' will feature songs from lesser-known animated films like 'Thumbelina', 'The Swan Princess', and 'Quest for Camelot', and more.

West End Performers Headline Fundraiser Concert DISNEY...ISH At The Union Theatre Photo West End Performers Headline Fundraiser Concert DISNEY...ISH At The Union Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 28, 2021

Performers from Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Six are coming together to take part in a fundraising concert for Help Musicians UK at the Union Theatre in Southwark.

HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations Photo HAIRSPRAY Rehearses 12 New Performers to Avoid Further Performance Cancellations
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

This comes after the show was forced to close on July 4 after a cast member tested positive for COVID-19. The closure period extended on July 12 due to “a small number of isolated positive cases of Covid-19 within the company.'

HAIRSPRAY Extends Cancelled Performances Through 18 July After Member of Team Tests P Photo HAIRSPRAY Extends Cancelled Performances Through 18 July After Member of Team Tests Positive For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Learn more about options for ticketholders, including rebooking for a new date, or receiving a full refund.

HAIRSPRAY Cancels Performances Through 13 July After Member of Team Tests Positive Fo Photo HAIRSPRAY Cancels Performances Through 13 July After Member of Team Tests Positive For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Learn more about options for ticketholders, including rebooking for a new date, or receiving a full refund.

HAIRSPRAY Cancels Today's Matinee Due to Suspected Case of COVID-19 Among Production  Photo HAIRSPRAY Cancels Today's Matinee Due to Suspected Case of COVID-19 Among Production Team
by Stephi Wild - Jul 4, 2021

If you are a ticketholder for today's performance, learn more about options for refunds or exchanging your tickets to an alternative date.

Review Roundup: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: HAIRSPRAY Returns to the West End; What Did the Critics Think?
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

Hairspray has returned to the West End, playing at the London Coliseum through 29 September 2021. Read reviews from BroadwayWorld, WhatsOnStage, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace, and More in HAI Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Ball, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace, and More in HAIRSPRAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021

The production is now playing at the London Coliseum, running 21 June through 29 September 2021.

VIDEO: Inside HAIRSPRAY's Return to London's West End! Photo VIDEO: Inside HAIRSPRAY's Return to London's West End!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2021

This week the smash hit musical Hairspray made its big return to the West End stage! Get a peek inside the show's joyous first performance here!

VIDEO: The Cast of HAIRSPRAY Performs 'You Can't Stop the Beat' on BBC The One Show Photo VIDEO: The Cast of HAIRSPRAY Performs 'You Can't Stop the Beat' on BBC The One Show
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021

Check out the 2021 West End cast performing the show's finale - You Can't Stop the Beat!

Les Dennis Joins the Cast of HAIRSPRAY at The London Coliseum Photo Les Dennis Joins the Cast of HAIRSPRAY at The London Coliseum
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Entertainment legend Les Dennis will¬†join the new production of Hairspray the Musical which is set to play a limited season at the London Coliseum from Monday 21st June ‚Äď Wednesday 29th September 2021.

VIDEO: Over 100 UK Performers Record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' From Disney's THE HUNC Photo VIDEO: Over 100 UK Performers Record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' From Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2021

Over 100 UK performers have come together to remotely record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' from Disney's animated film 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'. The project has been produced by Wicked actress Rebecca Gilliland, who founded Bookend Productions, to give artists a chance to perform after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theatres across the world.

Over 100 UK Performers Come Together to Record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' From Disney' Photo Over 100 UK Performers Come Together to Record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' From Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

The group, which includes a mixture of West End performers, (Les Miserables, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, Book of Mormon, Bat out of Hell and more) performers from across the UK and new performing arts graduates, recorded their parts for the song from their homes to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart and Michael Ball Front UNTIL THE CURTAINS RISE Fundraiser Photo Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart and Michael Ball Front UNTIL THE CURTAINS RISE Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2020

West End creatives and beloved celebrity favourites are rallying behind a fundraising initiative for the UK theatre community embattled by the COVID-19 epidemic to keep theatre alive Until the Curtains Rise.

Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell Launch THEATRE CAMP: LIVE! Photo Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell Launch THEATRE CAMP: LIVE!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020

Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell for Club 11 London have officially launched free daily live conversations with global stars from the arts supporting LGBTQ and vulnerable young people.

HAIRSPRAY West End Revival Postponed to Autumn 2020 Photo HAIRSPRAY West End Revival Postponed to Autumn 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 2, 2020

The multi-award-winning smash hit musical Hairspray has announced new dates for its limited West End return.

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at The New Cast of FRIENDSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at The New Cast of FRIENDSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Feb 25, 2020

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour. Get an exclusive first look at all-new production photographs below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for the New UK Tour of FRIENDSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for the New UK Tour of FRIENDSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour, opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 February.

 Photo
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2020

FRIENDSICAL, The Parody Musical Inspired by 'Friends', Returns to UK For 2020 Tour Photo FRIENDSICAL, The Parody Musical Inspired by 'Friends', Returns to UK For 2020 Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour, opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 February.

 1        5