At the time of interview, French-Canadian actor Alex Gaumond (33) announced that he will join the West End cast of We Will Rock You from August 8th. He will be taking over as ‘Galileo’ from Ricardo Afonso. This is not a new role for Alex - he played Galileo in the original UK tour for seven months back in 2009 before being cast as ‘Emmett Forrest’ in ‘Legally Blonde The Musical’, a role which has won him two nominations for 'Best Actor in a Musical' in 2011 … [Read more...]
London Theatre Interviews with Cast and Creatives
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At the time of the interview it had recently been announced that Carley Stenson would be taking over the role of Elle Woods in London West End's Legally Blonde as from July 11th. Following on from our previous in-depth interview with Carley, I asked her a few questions about the role. You have been confirmed as the new Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, where were you when you got the news and how did you feel? I was in my car (on hands-free) driving back down south after a two-week break back … [Read more...]
Rachel Tucker is a Northern Irish actress, who at the time of the interview, was starring as ‘Elphaba’ in the West End hit musical Wicked. She started singing and performing with her family at a young age and later trained at the Royal Academy of Music. Rachel was one of the finalists in “I’d do Anything’, the 2008 BBC talent show searching for an actress to play the lead role of ‘Nancy’ in a then, upcoming revival of the musical ‘Oliver!’. This really got her career going. Rachel made her … [Read more...]
At the time of the interview, Rachel was appearing as the Announcer, Go-To-Hell Kitty, understudy Roxie Hart and as part of the Ensemble in Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre, London. She recently played the lead role of Roxie with a memorable performance. Since graduating from one of the leading international performing arts colleges, Rachel’s career has continued to impress. Highlights of her career to date are that she has performed on tour in the US, appeared with Kylie Minogue on TV and … [Read more...]
At the time of the interview, Waylon was appearing in The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, London. He understudies for Simba as well as having the role of 'singer swing' which means he covers all the male singing parts. The Lion King is a Tony and Olivier Award-winning Broadway and West End musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name. It contains actors in animal costumes as well as giant puppets. Waylon has always enjoyed singing, although it wasn’t until he was … [Read more...]