In her continuing series of “Bat Month” coverage, Rewrite This Story’s Olivia Mitchell catches up with Bat Out of Hell’s Christina Bennington, who stars as Raven, and Jordan Luke Cage, who alternates in the lead role of Strat with Andrew Polec.
Siubhan Harrison stars as Alithea in the 1920s play The Country Wife which plays at the Southwark Playhouse, London until 21 April. Siubhan told me about her role in the show, the 1920s world, audience reactions and more…
Jonathan Andrew Hume played the lead role of Simba in The Lion King and is set to star in the Rose Theatre’s production of Alice in Hinterland, alongside the Rose Youth Company.
Can you sum up the show in five words? ‘Swashbuckling action-packed piratey fun!’
Oliver Ormson is currently playing the role of Lucas in the first ever UK Tour of The Addams Family. He was kind enough to chat all things Addams, career and Harry Potter with me.
I am all about helping new writing because who doesn’t want something fresh? So when Marta Jorgensen contacted me about her show which she has written and is currently trying to raise funds for, I was very intrigued and excited to talk to her about her process and what she’s trying to do.
Sword and the Dope is a musical retelling of the story of King Arthur, written by a dyslexic who can not read or write music but wrote the show as a bet/joke with a friend. It has now gone out for over 150 shows at three different venues prior to this run.
I never had any ambitions to become an actor. Where I grew up in Dublin, your ambitions rarely went further than getting a job and a drink!
I’ve covered so many career goals on this job, from working with National Theatre of Scotland, performing at the National Theatre, touring internationally and now working in the West End. Plus originating a role is a pretty special experience. It’s been the job that has kept on giving.
I’m Jewish, so growing up, Fiddler was always being quoted around the house. I used to watch the film with my grandma.
You, of course, always hope a piece will be received well, but if you go in thinking, “this could be the next big hit” you’re kinda focussing on the wrong thing.
I started off as a stand-up comedian having grown up as a kid always wanting to be a stage actor and when the opportunity to do actual stage acting arose, I couldn’t quite believe it.
Tyrone Huntley has the voice of an angel and supreme acting skills. He’s just finished starring as CC in Dreamgirls and is currently in rehearsals to reprise the role of Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Regent’s Park Open Air theatre later this summer.