google.com, pub-1860235333055805, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

Saturday, May 20

Liisi LaFontaine, Ian McIntosh, Liam Doyle, Ruth Brown, Oliver Savile lead West End cast in Icons and Legends Concert

On Sunday 11th June at 7:30 pm at the Union Theatre West End Live Lounge returns with 'Icons and Legends' celebrating work from some of the the most Iconic and influential names in the world of music singing songs by artists including Prince, Bowie, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Frank Sinatra, Amy Winehouse and many more.

After a sell out show in March, L&M productions are back with an unmissable line up including Liisi LaFontaine, Ian McIntosh, Liam Doyle, Ruth Brown and Oliver Savile.

Liisi LaFontaine is currently playing Deena in the Olivier nominated production of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. Previous theatre credits include Ti'Moune in 'Once on this Island' and Mimi in 'RENT'.

Ian McIntosh is at the Aldwych Theatre playing the role of Barry Mann in  Beautiful: The Carole King Musical for which he received an Olivier Nomination for 'Best supporting actor in a musical' for this role. His other credits include 'Rock of Ages', 'The Commitments' and 'Hair'.

Liam Doyle is soon to play Warner with the UK Tour of 'Legally Blonde,His many theatre credits include Link in 'Hairspray', Sam Wheat in 'Ghost', Eddie in 'Mamma Mia' and Fiyero in 'Wicked'.

Ruth Brown first appeared  as a contestant on The Voice in 2012. She reached the semi-finals under the mentoring of her team leader, Sir Tom Jones. She is currently in the West End cast of Dreamgirls, alternating the role of Effie White.
Oliver Savile took part in the  first West End Live Lounge. He can currently playing Fiyeo in the musical Wicked His other theatre credits include 'Phantom Of the Opera', 'Cats' and 'Mamma Mia'.

West End Live Lounge was set up by Shaun McCourt and Leigh Lothian earlier this year. The view being to put on concerts featuring West End talent in order to raise money for vital charities. The first concert raised money for the UNICEF Syrian Appeal and was a huge success. The upcoming gig will raise money for MIND Charity - an organisation helping those suffering from mental health issues whilst simultaneously raising awareness for the cause.

The full cast (subject to availability) includes: Kelly Agbowu, Marcus Ayton, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Andrew Bateup, Ruth Brown, Ashford Campbell, Liam Doyle, Hannah Ducharme, Michael Duke, Alexis Gerred, Natalie Green, Lauren Ingram, George Jennings, Liisi LaFontaine, Emma Lindars, Leigh Lothian, Laura Mansell, Iain Mattley, Ian McIntosh, Katie Paine, Brady Issacs Pearce, Oliver Savile, Matthew Seadon-Young, Cleve September, Sapphire Soul, Anton Stephans, and Paul Wilkins .

Musical direction will be by Sam Coates and Benjamin Vivian. Jones will feature as compere for the evening.

For tickets visit www.uniontheatre.biz

No comments:

Post a Comment