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Training: The Urdang Academy. Theatre includes: Understudy Lauren in Kinky Boots (National Tour), Shirelle in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych), Claudette and Teena Marie in the original London cast of Motown the Musical (Shaftesbury), Lead Vocalist in Magic of Motown (International ... (read complete bio)
 
Portia Harry Headshot

Bio:
Training: The Urdang Academy. Theatre includes: Understudy Lauren in Kinky Boots (National Tour), Shirelle in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych), Claudette and Teena Marie in the original London cast of Motown the Musical (Shaftesbury), Lead Vocalist in Magic of Motown (International ... (read complete bio)
KINKY BOOTS Announces Dublin Dates as Part of Ireland and UK Tour Photo KINKY BOOTS Announces Dublin Dates as Part of Ireland and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2018

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce further tour dates for 2019 as part of its UK and Ireland tour. The tour will be at the Bord G√°is Energy Theatre in Dublin between 19 August ‚Äď 31 August.

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look At KINKY BOOTS On Tour! Photo Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look At KINKY BOOTS On Tour!
by Marianka Swain - Nov 7, 2018

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is currently touring the UK. Callum Francis stars as Lola until 15 December 2018 and Kayi Ushe will play the role from 17 December 2018. Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, plays Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson plays Charlie. Get an exclusive first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Cast Visits Wolverhampton's original Boot Factory Photo Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Cast Visits Wolverhampton's original Boot Factory
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2018

Today, members of the KINKY BOOTS cast visited the Wolverhampton Boot Factory, just minutes from the Grand Theatre where the hit Broadway and West End production is currently playing until 27 October.

Cast Of KINKY BOOTS Wowed Edinburgh At Show Launch Photo Cast Of KINKY BOOTS Wowed Edinburgh At Show Launch
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2018

Cast members from the hit musical Kinky Boots wowed an invited audience earlier this week as they visited the city to launch their upcoming visit to Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas season.

Photo Flash: The Famous KINKY BOOTS Themselves Strut Into Wolverhampton Ahead of Octo Photo Photo Flash: The Famous KINKY BOOTS Themselves Strut Into Wolverhampton Ahead of October Opening
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2018

The famous red heels from hit musical KINKY BOOTS strutted straight from the Land Of Lola to Wolverhampton ahead of opening night in October.

Callum Francis, Kayi Ushe, Paula Lane, and  Joel Harper-Jackson to Lead KINKY BOOTS U Photo Callum Francis, Kayi Ushe, Paula Lane, and Joel Harper-Jackson to Lead KINKY BOOTS UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2018

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Callum Francis will play Lola until 15 December 2018 and Kayi Ushe will play the role from 17 December 2018. Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie.

Full Casting Announced For KINKY BOOTS In Wolverhampton Photo Full Casting Announced For KINKY BOOTS In Wolverhampton
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2018

KINKY BOOTS, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour which visits Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 16 - 27 October 2018. Award-winning Callum Francis will play Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie.

Casting Announced For UK Tour Of KINKY BOOTS At Birmingham Hippodrome Photo Casting Announced For UK Tour Of KINKY BOOTS At Birmingham Hippodrome
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced casting for the upcoming UK tour of Kinky Boots . Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie.

West End's MOTOWN on Track to Recoup Investment This Year
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 9, 2016

The West End production of Motown the Musical has proven its popularity in London.

Obioma Ugoala to Play 'Smokey Robinson' in London's MOTOWN; Show Extends to Autumn 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

MOTOWN is getting a new Smokey! Not only that, but the Daily Mail writes that the West End production of Motown the Musical is extending through October 2017. Obioma Ugoala will join the cast as 'Smokey Robinson' starting July 4, 2016.

BWW TV: Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and More Chat West End's MOTOWN on the Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017. Click below to watch the stars strut the red carpet, including Gordy, director Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and more!

Photo Flash: Opening Night of West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL - Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of Motown the Musical. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy,Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night bash below!

Review Roundup: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups - Mar 8, 2016

The West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL officially opens tonight 8 March 2016. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Let's see what the critics had to say...

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL officially opens tonight 8 March 2016. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICALis directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. 

Photo Flash: MOTOWN Hits London! First Look at Lucy St. Louis, Cedric Neal & More Onstage
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 1, 2016

The West End production of Motown the Musical is now in previews at the Shaftesbury Theatre, with press night on 8 March 2016. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.   The show recently released a further 200,000 tickets for sale taking bookings to 18 February 2017. Check out a first look below!

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Extends Through February 2017 in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Just in time for previews, which start tonight 11 February in the West End, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has announced an extension through 18 February 2017. The Daily Mail revealed this evening that 200,000 new tickets are now on sale.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Gets Into a London Groove Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Charl Brown (Smokey Robinson) and Sifiso Mazibuko (Marvin Gaye) join Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy) and Lucy St. Louis (Diana Ross) in the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, beginning tonight 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lucy St. Louis, Cherelle Williams, Tanya Nicole Edwards in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 4, 2016

As rehearsals begin for the West End production of Motown the Musical, full casting is announced  led by Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy, Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson andSifiso Mazibuko as Marvin Gaye. Check out a sneak peek below!

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Adds to West End Cast
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2015

Photo Flash: First Look at West End Launch Event of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 6, 2015

Yesterday (5 October), at the launch event in London for Motown the Musical, Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy) and Lucy St. Louis (Diana Ross) were announced to lead the cast in the West End production, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in February 2016.  With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  London previews will begin on 11 February 2016, with press night on 8 March 2016, with the show booking to 22 October 2016.

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