Yesterday, Edward Seckerson interviewed Jon Robyns, currently starring in Memphis, as part of his Singular Sensations series of one-off events at the Charing Cross Theatre. Next up, it’s Jon’s former Avenue Q star Julie Atherton…
Sunday 8th November 2015 3.00pm
Julie Atherton is one of the West End’s most versatile performers, with a distinctive voice and unmatched comic timing. The Preston-born star is also a well known as a supporter of new musical theatre writing.
She played Kate Monster opposite Jon Robyns in the original London production of Avenue Q. She recently appeared in Pure Imagination: The Songs of Leslie Bricusse at the St James Theatre and I love you you’re perfect now change at Above the Arts.
Other theatre includes: Therese Raquin (Finborough/Park Theatre), Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward Theatre), Fame (Aldwych Theatre & UK Tour), Ordinary Days (Finborough/Trafalgar Studios), Lift (Soho Theatre), Sister Act (UK Tour), The Hired Man (Leicester Curve), First Things Last (Lincoln Centre, Broadway) Tick Tick Boom (Duchess), The Last 5 Years (Haymarket), Just So (Chichester), Once Upon a Time at the Adelphi (Liverpool Playhouse).
Television & Radio includes: Otherworld (BBC3) Barbara (Carlton) Royal Variety Performance (ITV), Big Cook Little Cook (BBC7) Portrait of a Princess (You Tube)
Her solo albums are: A Girl of Few Words, No Space for Air and Rush of Life.
PREVIOUS SINGULAR SENSATIONS:
Sunday 25th October 2015 3.00pm
Jon Robyns is currently appearing as first cover Huey in Olivier Award-winning musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London. Originally from Liverpool, he is perhaps best known for playing the roles of Princeton and Rod in the original London cast of Avenue Q at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Other theatre includes: Dessa Rose (Original London cast); Spamalot (West End/UK tour); Road Show (Original London cast); Les Misérables (Queen’s/International tour); Dickens Abridged (Arts Theatre); The Last 5 Years (Greenwich/Brighton); Dickens Unplugged (Yvonne Arnaud); Rent (English Theatre, Frankfurt); Miss Saigon (UK tour).
Concert work includes: The Great British Musicals and The Confession Room (St. James); Little Women (Playhouse); Guest Vocalist for Elaine Paige (UK/South East Asian tours); Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2, London); Chess in Concert, Night of 1,000 Voices and Europride (Royal Albert Hall).