The line up for the three evenings of song at Chiswick Playhouse has been announced.
Taking place on the 8th, 15th and 22nd December, Christmas at the Chiswick Playhouse is three evenings of song featuring
leading stars of the West End.
Those coming along can expect range of festive classics,
combined with well-known songs from the shows and a singalong or two, presented by three different casts.
On Sunday 8th December, West End stars Helen Woolf (currently Glinda) and Hannah Lindsey (cover Heidi/Cynthia) serenade audiences. They will be joined by James Wolstenholme (The School of Rock, West End; Mamma Mia!, UK Tour) and Dominic Hodson (Beautiful: The Carole King
Musical, West End; West Side Story, UK Tour).
The 15th December will see Tom Read Wilson take to the Playhouse stage. After competing on The Voice in 2016, he is now a regular on Celebs Go Dating and is the dating guru on Roman Kemp’s Capital Breakfast. Tom will be joined by Bronté Barbé, who is known for her roles as including Princess Fiona in Shrek, the title role in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and most recently Ado Annie in Oklahoma! (Chichester Festival Theatre). Also coming to Chiswick will be Gabriel Mokake (original West End cast for Hamilton, Dreamgirls, and The Colour Purple) and Lucie-Mae Sumner (Mary Poppins, West End; Guys & Dolls, UK Tour/West End).
For the final concert on the 22nd December Laura Pitt-Pulford (Falsettos, The Other Palace; Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Idriss Kargbo (Wicked, West End; Donkey in Shrek, UK Tour) will take to the stage. They will be joined by current Wicked cast members Carl Man (Starlight Express, The Other People) and Laura Pick (The Sound of Music, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).
Talking about the news, Mark Perry, Executive Director of Chiswick Playhouse said: “We are absolutely thrilled to attract such wonderful talent to the Chiswick Playhouse – audiences are in for a real treat to see
these established leading names of Musical Theatre in such a cosy and intimate setting. Really we just want everyone to have a wonderful time, and come out feeling warm and Christmassy! The casts have some musical treats up their sleeves, and we can’t wait.”
For more information about Christmas at Chiswick Playhouse visit: http://www.chiswickplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/chirstmas-at-the-chiswick-playhouse/