Hairspray Star Leanne Jones Makes Pheasantry Debut

Following sold out performances at London’s prestigious Delfont Room, and the Brockley Jack Theatre, the Oliver Award winning star of Hairspray Leanne Jones makes her Pheasantry debut with her acclaimed solo show Have You Met Miss Jones?, an evening of songs that have shaped her career alongside some of her favourite material, for one night only on Sunday 11th September.

Leanne made her West End debut in the lead role of Tracy in Hairspray, for which she won an Olivier Award. Her other theatre credits include tick, tick… BOOM! at the Union Theatre, Hairspray in Dubai, and the UK tour of the pole dancing play, The Naked Truth. Leanne can next be seen in the UK première of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, opening at the Tabard Theatre in October.

Her West End concert credits include A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Sing for Your Supper (Ronnie Scotts), West End Exposed (The Pigalle Club), Notes Unleashed! The Music of Lance Horne (Vaudeville Theatre), Michael Bruce (Apollo) and Christmas in New York (Prince of Wales).

Relaunched in 2010, The Pheasantry is a beguiling venue on the Kings Road in the heart of Chelsea, which is fast becoming established as the new London home of contemporary cabaret and intimate concert performances. Since its relaunch, The Pheasantry has played host to the highest echelon of cabaret performers, as well as stars from the West End, Broadway and beyond.

Have You Met Miss Jones? is produced by Neil Eckersley & Paul Spicer for Speckulation Entertainment in association with Samuel Joseph.

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Hairspray’s Leanne Jones to Star in Tick, Tick…Boom!

Olivier award winner actress ‘Leanne Jones’ who won the best actress in a Musical, Hairspray, will return to the stage in Jonathan Larson’s Tick, Tick….Boom! presented by The Union Theatre from 19th May to 5th June 2010.

A musical look at the courage it takes to follow your dreams with his thirtieth birthday fast approaching, Jon is more desperate than ever to kick-start his career and escape falling into oblivion.

His girlfriend, Susan, wants to get married and move out of the city TICK….

His best friend, Michael, is making big bucks on Madison Avenue TICK….

But Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the Great American Musical BOOM!

With fourteen songs, ten characters and three actors, Tick, Tick…Boom! gives an insight into the tragically short life of Jonathan Larson, the award-winning composer of the smash-hit RENT.

Winner of the Outer Critics Circle award for Best off-Broadway musical in 2001.