Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Julia Murney announces special guests for London concert

Special guests have been announced for Julia Murney's 11pm concert on Monday 2nd November 2015 at the London Hippodrome. 

Guests will include: Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon), Ian Stroughair (Chicago/Rent), Tim Driesen (Jersey Boys:Rock of Ages), Verity Quade (Kinky Boots), Nic Rouleau (The Book Of Mormon), Lauren Ward (Matilda, Broadway & West End) and Joe Aaron Reid (If/Then on Broadway/In The Heights in London).

Julia made her New York theatre debut in 2000 when she created the role of Queenie in Andrew Lippa's musical The Wild Party at the Manhattan Theatre Club. The cast also included Brian d'Arcy James, Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs.

She famously starred as Elphaba in Wicked, first playing the role when she took over from Stephanie J Block in the first U.S. tour. Following a six month run, Julia transferred to the Broadway production where she played Elphaba for nine months to huge acclaim. Her final performance took place in October 2007.

On Broadway Julia has starred as Florence in Chess In Concert (New Amsterdam) and as Julia in Lennon (Broadhurst), whilst her New York stage credits also include: The Vagina Monologues, Saved, Falling, The Landing, Crimes Of The Heart, A Class Act, Time And Again and Queen Of The Mist.

Julia's regional theatre credits include playing Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical, the title character in Evita, Cathy in The Last Five Years, The Baker's Wife in Into The Woods, Mother in Ragtime and Mrs Walker in Tommy. She released her debut album I’m Not Waiting in 2006 and has subsequently performed in concerts around the globe.

On screen Julia has appeared in: Brothers and Sisters (ABC), 30 Rock (NBC), Sex and the City (HBO), Law & Order (NBC), Ed (NBC), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC), NYPD Blue (ABC), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC), Ghost Town (Dreamworks) and One Life To Live (ABC).

Guests are subject to availability. Julia will also play an 8pm show.

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