Madalena Alberto, recently starring in EVITA, at the Dominion Theatre, with acclaimed reviews, will perform her solo show ‘Don’t Cry For Me’, an intimate evening, at London’s St James Studio performing songs from shows that have marked her career – including EVITA, LES MISERABLES and PIAF – accompanied by the award winner Musical Director Alfonso Casado, who recently conducted the West End productions of MISS SAIGON and LES MISERABLES.
This unique and intimate evening with Madalena Alberto will take place on Saturday 25th July 2015 at 8.00pm.
Madalena will be joined by the special guest star appearances of Sophie Evans (‘The Wizard of Oz’, West End), Ceilli O’Connor (‘Evita’ and ‘The Wizard of Oz’, West End; ‘Grand Hotel’, Southwark Playhouse), Simon Bailey (‘The Phantom of the Opera’, ‘I Can’t Sing’, West End), Jade Anouka (‘The Vote’ and ‘Henry IV’ at London’s Donmar Warehouse) and Sam Cassidy (‘Rocky Horror Show’; ‘Joseph’ UK Tour; writer of ’27 The Musical’).
Madalena will also be joined by guest musicians Zivorad Nikolic on the accordion, Danny Rico on percussion and Ed Parry on saxophon.
Regarding her first solo show in London, Madalena Alberto has said: “I am so excited for doing my first solo concert in London. It is going to be a magical evening, filled with some of my favourite musical theatre songs, including the ones that have marked my career, and also with some of my own compositions. Not only I will have amazing guest singers, I will also have guest musicians which will add the spice to the night. I’m counting for it to be one of the best so far, we are certainly all very excited to be performing for you”.
Recently nominated Best Actress in a Musical in the 15th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards for her role as Eva Peron in EVITA in the West End, Madalena Alberto theatre credits also include Piaf in PIAF (Leicester Curve); Lucy in JEKYLL & HYDE, Sonia in GODSPELL (Union Theatre); Fantine in LES MISÉRABLES (Barbican/International Tour); OVER THE THRESHOLD (George Square, Edinburgh Festival); ZORRO (Garrick); CHICAGO (Kuala Lumpur); FAME (UK Tour); THREEPENNY OPERA (Teatro Aberto) and ALADDIN (Old Vic).