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The World of Musicals

January 25, 2023 - 7:00pm

ABOUT THE SHOW

The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This captivating production is an emotional journey through the great world of musicals that will leave the audience spell-bound. With beautiful and emotional ballads from Evita, Les Misérables and Phantom of the Opera along with great up-beat favourites from Dirty Dancing, Rock of Ages and Mamma Mia, there is something in this show for everyone. Highlights from the newest musicals such as Sister Act II will also be featured along with the classics from Golden Age of American Musical Theatre by Rogers and Hammerstein, Gilbert and Sullivan, George Gershwin and Stephen Sondheim. The World of the Musicals is a show for the entire family, so get ready to be enthralled and sing along to all your favourite and beloved Musicals in one unforgettable evening. Direct from their Australian and European tours, this select cast of highly talented and accomplished performers have been featured in worldwide smash hits on London’s West End and Off Broadway such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Celtic Nights, The King and I, Spring Awakening, Evita, Rent, and Avenue Q among many others. The World of Musicals was created by a powerhouse team in Dublin who are responsible for Celtic Nights, Gaelforce Dance and On Eagles Wings.

CAST

Kevin C. Olohan

Kevin is an Irish a performer and writer. He is a graduate of the inaugural class of The Lir Academy – Dublin, in association with Trinity College Dublin and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art – London (RADA). He studied singing with Cathal Synnott and movement and physical theatre under Sue Mythen and Bryan Burroughs.

Sandra Bendrick

Sandra trained at The Urdang Academy in London. Her credits whilst training includes Cinderella in Into the Woods and Blanche Ingram in Jane Eyre. Sandra is thrilled to make her professional debut in the cast of The World of Musicals US tour.

Matthew James Duff

Fresh from appearing on the big screen in Mamma Mia 2 "Here we go Again”, Matthew who is originally from Manchester, trained for 3 years at the Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama where he gained a full scholarship. Theatre credits include: Frankies Guys (UK Tour), Understudy Prince in Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal Windsor), World of Musicals (Australian Tour). Matthew is looking forward to returning to GFD Promotions, performing in America for the first time!

Hollie Jones

From as young as she can remember, Hollie Jones was always performing. Whether that would be in front of Family members in the living room or on stage in front of Audiences at her local theatre. After years of carrying on this passion for Musicals, she then decided she would love to pursue a career, where she trained at Scene II Performing Arts Academy. During her 3 years of training, Hollie performed roles such as; Veronica (Heathers the Musical), Scaramouche (We Will Rock You), Dragon (Shrek The Musical) and Hold Me Touch Me (The Producers)

Fearghal Curtis

Fearghal is a tenor from Dublin. He has studied at the Conservatory of Music and Drama, D.I.T., Dublin and the Royal Academy of Music, London. He is currently studying with Janice Chapman. He was an Associate Young Artist with Opera Theatre Company in 2012. Most recently, he was seen in the ensemble for OTC’s Acis and Galatea, and chorus for Wide Open Opera’s world premiere of a new opera by Enda Walsh and Donnacha Dennedy, The Second Violinist. He has performed tenor solo in works such as Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Charpentier’s Messe di minuit pour Noel, Mendellsohn’s Ave Maria, along with many oratorio chorus’.

Rebekah Shearer

Rebekah was born in Scotland but studied in London at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Rebekah recently performed in New York, Off Broadway with Celtic Nights Oceans of Hope.

Ciaran Olohan

Ciarán is from County Wicklow, Ireland and trained in Dublin under the tutelage of Philip O’Reilly at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. This year, after performing Off Broadway as a Lead Vocalist and musician in ‘Celtic Nights - Oceans of Hope’, Ciarán went on to perform in a Nationwide tour of China as the Lead Vocalist and musician in the highly acclaimed Irish Dance extravaganza, Gaelforce Dance.

Amber Sylvia Edwards

Haydn Cox

Haydn graduated from Trinity Laban with a BA (Hons) degree in Musical Theatre and the Directors Award of Excellence. Recent theatre credits include ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty' at the Buxton Opera House.

Emily Huddleston

Emily is a musical theatre graduate from the Guildford School of Acting, where she performed in Catch Me if You Can, Guys and Dolls and the original performance of Speak Low - a Kurt Weill revue. Emily is thrilled to be performing in the United States with ‘The World of Musicals’after a very successful run in Germany in 2018.

Production Team

The World of Musicals