Shoshana Bean has revealed that she is returning to London for a month-long residency of solo shows at the Singers Lounge.
Bean will kick off a run of eight shows on 11th September, playing her final night on 3rd October. She performed at the Singers Lounge last year, following a residency at the London Hippodrome.
The Broadway diva most recently played Fanny Brice in Funny Girl at North Shore Music Theatre before taking her solo show to Australia. She also recently played Cee Cee in Beaches The Musical at Chicago's Drury Lane Theatre
Bean made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Hairspray, understudying the roles of Tracy Turnblad and Velma Von Tussle. She was then cast as Idina Menzel's standby in Wicked before becoming the first actress to take over the role of Elphaba on Broadway. She later reprised her portrayal of Elphaba in Wicked's first U.S. Tour.
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.” Her albums have topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK and, most recently, Bean has become a YouTube sensation, collaborating with other artists and releasing covers which have received millions of hits.
Visit www.shoshanabean.com for info and tickets.