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Theatrical Appearances


Sweeney Todd (2012)

Role Sweeney Todd
Theatre Adelphi Theatre (London)
Premiere 20 March 2012 (Previews: 10 March 2012)
Run 10/03/12 - 22/09/12
Awards Olivier Awards 2013 -
Best Musical Revival
Best Actor in a Musical (MB)
Best Actress in a Musical (IS)

WhatsOnStage Awards 2013 -
Best Musical Revival
Best Leading Actor in a Musical (MB)
Best Leading Actress in a Musical (IS)
Best Musical Revival
Best Director (JK)
Best Lighting Designer (MH)


BroadwayWorld:UK Awards 2012 -
Best Revival of a Musical
Best Leading Actor in a Musical (MB)
Best Leading Actress in a Musical (IS)
Best Featured Actor in a Musical (PP)
Best Featured Actress in a Musical (LMB)
Best Costume Design
Best Scenic Design
Best Sound Design


Evening Standard Award 2012 -
Best Musical

TheatrePeople.com Award 2012 -
Favourite Performance (MB)

Theatre Awards UK 2012 -
Best Performance in a Musical (IS)
Plot

Sweeney Todd is the story of a skilled barber with his beautiful wife, who is charged for a crime he did not commit by a jealous judge who desires the beautiful wife. Benjamin Barker is condemned to serve a life sentence in Australia. The play sets in when he (now under the name of Sweeney Todd) returns home, having escaped the prison island, to search for his wife and daughter. When he returns to Fleet Street (his old address) the owner of a run-down pie shop (Mrs. Lovett) tell him that his wife had been raped publicly by the judge and then took arsenic. The judge took away his child and raised her as his ward. Todd craves revenge, Mrs. Lovett has kept his razor blades and comes up with a plan to dispose of Sweeney's many victims who have to make do until he gets to the judge. And so the story unfurls…

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Sweeney Todd (2011)

Role Sweeney Todd
Theatre Chichester Festival Theatre
Premiere 6 October 2011 (Previews: 24 September 2011)
Run 24/09/11 - 05/11/11
Award WhatsOnStage Theatregoers' Choice Award for "Best Regional Production"
Plot

Sweeney Todd is the story of a skilled barber with his beautiful wife, who is charged for a crime he did not commit by a jealous judge who desires the beautiful wife. Benjamin Barker is condemned to serve a life sentence in Australia. The play sets in when he (now under the name of Sweeney Todd) returns home, having escaped the prison island, to search for his wife and daughter. When he returns to Fleet Street (his old address) the owner of a run-down pie shop (Mrs. Lovett) tell him that his wife had been raped publicly by the judge and then took arsenic. The judge took away his child and raised her as his ward. Todd craves revenge, Mrs. Lovett has kept his razor blades and comes up with a plan to dispose of Sweeney's many victims who have to make do until he gets to the judge. And so the story unfurls…

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Love Story (2010 - 2011)

Role Producer (NOT cast)
Theatre Duchess Theatre
Premiere 6 December 2010 (Previews: 27 November 2010)
Run 27/11/10 - 26/02/11
Plot Inspired by Erich Segal's best-selling iconic novel, also one of the most romantic films of all time, this life-affirming musical is scored by the Emmy and BAFTA award winning composer Howard Goodall with lyrics by Stephen Clark.
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Hairspray Tour (2010 - 2011)

Character Edna Turnblad
Theatre Cardiff Millennium Centre, Glasow Clyde Auditorium, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Manchester Opera House, Dublin Canal Theatre, Edinburgh Playhouse, New Wimbledon Theatre London, Bristol Hippodrome
his run

Cardiff: 30/03/10 - 24/04/10
Glasgow: 28/04/10 - 08/05/10
Southampton: 11/05/10 - 29/05/10
Manchester: 13/07/10 - 31/07/10
Dublin: 16/11/10 - 27/11/10
Edinburgh: 14/12/10 - 09/01/11
London: 15/03/11 - 26/03/11
Bristol: 12/04/11 - 30/04/11

Plot In 1962 Tracy Turnblad is a teenager with big dreams and big hair and she is big. When she wins a spot on the local TV programme "The Cornie Collins Show" she is suddenly transferred from an outsider to an irrepressible teenage celebrity, who just cannot accept that her black friends are not allowed in the show. Something has to be done to fight racism and sizism and Tracy is the one to do it. Will she succeed and win the love of fellow TV icon and heartthrob Link Larkin?
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Hairspray (2007 - 2009)

Character Edna Turnblad
Theatre Shaftesbury Theatre
Premiere 30th October 2007 (Previews: 11th October 2007)
his run
11/10/2007 till 25/07/2009
(Extended three times. Former last nights: 26/04/08, 25/10/08 and 25/04/09)
Ended  
Plot In 1962 Tracy Turnblad is a teenager with big dreams and big hair and she is big. When she wins a spot on the local TV programme "The Cornie Collins Show" she is suddenly transferred from an outsider to an irrepressible teenage celebrity, who just cannot accept that her black friends are not allowed in the show. Something has to be done to fight racism and sizism and Tracy is the one to do it. Will she succeed and win the love of fellow TV icon and heartthrob Link Larkin?
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Kismet (2007)

Character Haji, The Poet
Theatre The London Coliseum
Premiere 27th June 2007 (Previews: 25th June 2007)
End 14th July 2007
Co-Stars LeAnne Jones (Tracy Turnblad) remaining cast will be announced soon
Plot After being kidnapped by a robber who is convinced Haji once cursed him with the loss of his son many years ago, Haji tricks the robber and returns to the bazaar with a purse of gold, just to be arrested and brought to the evil Wazir. Only Wazir's wife Lalume can rescue him from certain death as she has other plans with him.
Links

Woman in White on Broadway (2005)

Character Count Fosco
Theatre Marquis Theatre
Premiere 28th October 2005 (show premiere: 17/11/05)
his run 12th March 2006 (closed before)
Ended 19th February 2006
Plot Walter Hartright's life is changed after a chance encounter with a mysterious woman in white, desperate to reveal her secret. When he takes up his position as drawing master to the half sisters Laura Fairlie and Marion, he sees in Laura's face an eerie reflection of the forlorn creature he previously met.
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Patience (2005)

Character Reginald Bunthorne
Theatre New York City Opera
Performances 10/09/05 15/09/05 17/09/05 23/09/05
  27/09/05 30/09/05 02/10/05 05/09/05
Co-Stars Tonna Miller, Jennifer Roderer
Misc. Michael's New York City Opera debut and Operetta debut.
Plot Two poets have a huge following of female admirers, who want nothing but them. These two guys though just have eyes for the milkmaid Patience. Patience seems to be the only person not to be impressed by their romantic skills.
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Woman in White (2005)

Character Count Fosco
Theatre Palace Theatre
Premiere 10th February 2005 (show premiere: 15/09/04)
his run 30th April 2005
Ended 25th February 2006
Misc. Michael replaces Michael Crawford, who fell ill during the run for a couple of weeks. Michael Crawford is supposed to return in April.
Plot Walter Hartright's life is changed after a chance encounter with a mysterious woman in white, desperate to reveal her secret. When he takes up his position as drawing master to the half sisters Laura Fairlie and Marion, he sees in Laura's face an eerie reflection of the forlorn creature he previously met.
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Alone Together (2004)

Character Performer (One-man show)
Theatre Theatre Royal Haymarket
Premiere 28th September 2004
Previews 27th September 2004
Ended 9th October 2004
Co-Stars Jason Carr playing the piano
Plot The performer's life just told through song. How does it feel to be on stage, being a star, deliver, but being completely alone off stage? A little insight on what a performers life can be.
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2002 - 2003)

Character Caractacus Potts
Theatre The London Palladium
Premiere 16th April 2002
Previews 19th March 2002
His run 19th March 2002 - 19th July 2003
Ended 4th September 2005
Co-Stars Emma Williams (Truly), Anton Rodgers (Grandpa Potts), Brian Blessed (Baron Bomburst), Nichola McAuliffe (Baroness Bomburst), Richard O'Brien (Childcatcher)
Plot After the death of his wife inventor Caractacus lives with his twins (Jeremy and Jemima) and his father in a windmill. For his children he makes the impossible possible and sells one of his inventions to make money to buy them their an old racing car: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! But also the Baron of Vulgaria has an interest in the car. On his attempts to steal it, he finally kidnaps Grandpa Potts. Will Caractacus be able to rescue Grandpa? Will he fall in love with beautiful Truly?
Links

Our Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Page
The Official Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Website


Alone Together (2001)

Character Performer (One-man show)
Theatre The Donmar Warehouse
Premiere 19th September 2001
Previews 17th September 2001
Ended 29th September 2001
Co-Stars Jason Carr playing the piano
Plot The performer's life just told through song. How does it feel to be on stage, being a star, deliver, but being completely alone off stage? A little insight on what a performers life can be.
Links

Our Alone Together Page
Debbie's and Barbara's Alone Together Website


Stephen Sondheim's Passion (1996)

Character Giorgio Barchetti
Tour

Theatre Royal Plymouth
17th to 24th February 1996
Palace Theatre Manchester
26th February to 2nd March 1996
Theatre Royal Nottingham
4th to 9th March 2996

Theatre The Queens Theatre
Premiere 26th March 1996
Previews 13th March 1996
Ended 28th September 1996
Co-Stars Maria Friedman (Fosca), Helen Hobson (Clara)
Plot Soldier Giorgio Barchetti lives an affair with married Clara. Life changes for him when he is transferred to a far away outpost. Not only is Clara removed partly from his life, but also does he find himself in the presence of Fosca, His Colonel's ill and very ugly sister. Fosca falls in love with Giorgio and stalks him. Will he be able to keep her away? Or will he succumb to His pity for her and answer her advances?
Links

Our Passion Page


Aspects of Love - New York (1990)

Character Alex Dillingham
Theatre Broadhurst Theatre
Premiere 08th April 1990
Previews  
His run 08/04/1990 - 29/09/1990
Ended 2nd March 1991 (after 377 performances)
Co-Stars Anne Crumb (Rose Vibert), Kevin Colson (George Dillingham)
Plot 17-year-old Alex Dillingham falls in love with older actress Rose Vibert. He convinces her to spend the time till her next engagement with him. After a dream time, she leaves. Two years later they meet again. She has an affair with Alex uncle George. In a passionate musical full of affairs, betrayal and love, you are never sure for whom Alex will finally fall. Rose? Rose and George's daughter Jenny? Or with George's mistress Giulietta?
Links

Our Aspects of Love Page


Aspects of Love - West End (1989 - 1990)

Character Alex Dillingham
Theatre The Prince of Wales
Premiere 17th April 1989
Previews  
His run 17/04/1989 - January 1990 (date kept changing)
Ended 29th June 1992 (after 1,325 performances)
Co-Stars Anne Crumb (Rose Vibert), Kevin Colson (George Dillingham)
Plot 17-year-old Alex Dillingham falls in love with older actress Rose Vibert. He convinces her to spend the time till her next engagement with him. After a dream time, she leaves. Two years later they meet again. She has an affair with Alex uncle George. In a passionate musical full of affairs, betrayal and love, you are never sure for whom Alex will finally fall. Rose? Rose and George's daughter Jenny? Or with George's mistress Giulietta?
Links

Our Aspects of Love Page


The Phantom of the Opera (1988 - 1989)

Character Raoul Vicomte de Chagny
Theatre Her Majesty's Theatre
Premiere 9th October 1986
His run 12/10/1987 - 10/10/1988
Ended still running
Co-Stars Dave Willetts (Phantom), Claire Moore (Christine), for a short time Sarah Brightman as Christine
Plot The simple plot: Raoul and Christine (an operatic singer) fall in love with each other. Christine though is not free for Raoul as she is trapped in her gratitude for her teacher - The Phantom of the Opera. He helps her to her first lead role, but of course he wants Christine to himself. After many conflits and confusions the climax sees Christine having to decide the fatal question: Will she stay with the Phantom forever, or will she sacrifice Raoul's life for her own freedom?
Links

Our Phantom of the Opera Page


Les Misérables (1985 - 1986)

Character Marius Pontmercy
Theatre The Barbican (premiere)
The Palace (for 18 years)
The Queens (present)
Premiere 8th October 1985 (Barbican Theatre)
4th December 1985 (Palace Theatre)
Previews  
His run 08/10/1985 - October 1986
Ended still running
Co-Stars Colm Wilkinson
Plot Les Misérables is the story of Jean Valjean, who becomes a prisoner through stealing a loaf of bread to rescue His sisters family from starving. Even after being released he still is a prisoner. He breaks His parole, but though he can't be tracked down he has to realise he is never free, no matter how far he flees, no matter how rich he becomes. He will always be prisoner 24601. Will he finally find peace, will he see daughter Cosette find love and happiness? Will he ever find freedom?
Links

Our Les Misérables Page


The Pirates of Penzance (1985)

Character Frederick, Pirates Apprentice
Theatre Manchester Opera House
Premiere  
Previews  
His run  
Ended  
Co-Stars Bonny Langford, Paul Nicholas
Plot  
Links

Programme Gallery
Programme PDF


Basingstoke Repertory Theatre (1984)

Theatre Haymarket Theatre Basingstoke
Shows

Sweet Charity
27/09/1984 - 13/10/1984

Lark Rise
01/11/1984 - 17/11/1984

The adventures of Mr. Toad
06/12/1984 - 15/12/1984


Godspell (1984)

Character  
Theatre Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Premiere 14th July 1984
Ended 25th August 1984
Co-Stars Peter Bruce, Donna Murphy
Plot  
Our Godspell page

 

 

 

 

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