From mid-June Lee Mead will join the west end cast of the Olivier award-wining Legally Blonde The Musical to play Emmett Forrest. He joins Susan McFadden as Elle Woods, Carley Stenson as Margot, Nicola Brazil as Serena, Siobhan Dillon as Vivienne and Peter Davison as Professor Callahan. Alex Gaumond, who has played the role of Emmett since the UK premiere of the show, has now extended his run until mid-June when Mead will take over.
Legally Blonde The Musical opened at the Savoy Theatre in December 2009 and has been playing to packed audiences ever since. In addition to winning the 2011 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Sheridan Smith) and Best Performance is a Supporting Role in a Musical (Jill Halfpenny), Legally Blonde The Musical is now booking until 31 March 2012.
College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods (Susan McFadden) doesn’t take no for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone serious, Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and heads for Harvard Law School!
**** ‘PERFECTION. Ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.’ The Independent
**** ‘Musical Theatre at its best – great songs, witty lines. Smart, sassy, spectacular.’ Daily Telegraph
Following huge critical acclaim, Legally Blonde the Musical has taken the West End by storm. Led by Tony award-winning director and Olivier nominated choreographer Jerry Mitchell, and now in its second year, this is the most fashionable ticket in town!
Starring Denise Van Outen, Susan McFadden, Carley Stenson and Peter Davison.
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Lee Stephen Mead is an English musical theatre actor, best known for winning the title role in the 2007 West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through the BBC reality TV casting show Any Dream Will Do. He recently joined the London cast of Wicked and is also pursuing a music career with his first series of solo concerts in the UK during 2010/11.
Don’t miss Lee Mead’s sparkling solo appearance direct from his starring role in the West End musical Wicked.
The winner of BBC1 reality show Any Dream Will Do, Lee Mead first hit the headlines as a musical theatre star, performing to packed houses in the West End as Joseph. Here is a unique opportunity to get a little closer to the man behind the voice, as Lee chats about his life, his music and his career so far. Treat yourself to seasonal songs and well known, heart-stopping hits specially chosen by him to share with you this Christmas – including Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door, Paint It Black, Kiss and many more.
Buy tickets for Christmas With Lee Mead at The London Coliseum!
The Smash-hit musical WICKED has announced that Lee Mead is to play Fiyero at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 10 May 2010.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz.
WICKED currently stars Alexia Khadime as Elphaba, Dianne Pilkington as Glinda, Oliver Tompsett as Fiyero, Harriet Thorpe as Madame Morrible and Sam Kelly as The Wizard.
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