She's back! It has been confirmed that Shoshana Bean will return to London later this year.
The Broadway diva will play a limited three night engagement at the Hippodrome Casino between 3rd and 5th June 2015. Bean will also play shows in Edinburgh and Vienna.
Three people will win the chance to sing with Bean at her concerts, follow her on Twitter for further info (@shoshanabean).
Bean made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Hairspray. She was Idina Menzel's standby in Wicked before becoming the first actress to take over the role on Broadway. Bean later played Elphaba in Wicked's first U.S. Tour.
Alongside her theatrical work, Bean sang back up for Michael Jackson at his 30th anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden and arranged vocals for Jennifer Lopez’s American Idol performance of “I Luh Ya Papi.”
Known for her powerhouse vocals, impressive range and energetic and emotional performances, Bean’s independent solo releases have topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK in peak positions 5, 3 and now #1 with the release of her latest EP Shadows to Light.
Her television performances include: Soul Train Christmas Starfest, Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (with Brian McKnight, to honour Aretha Franklin), Bebe Winan's BET’s 4th of July Special “American America,” The Marie Osmond Show and The Queen Latifah Show. Bean's music has been featured in TV shows on NBC, MTV, Oxygen and Showtime.
Tickets for the London concerts are avaliable from 10am on Tuesday 24th March 2015. Please visit www.hippodromecasino.com for tickets and info.
Photo Credit: Christopher Boudewyns