SUE KELVIN stars in a tribute show to Bette Midler, covering her life and songs from the perspective of a life-long fan. Including:
BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY THE ROSE FROM A DISTANCE I’M A WOMAN
CHAPEL OF LOVE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS THE GLORY OF LOVE
Plus highlights from Midler comedy routines, and an explanation of just how Bette inspired Sue to become a West End diva herself starring in ‘Oliver,’ ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ and ‘Wicked’.
Also – a puppet show version of ‘BEACHES’!!
“… a show that is heartfelt and hilarious in equal measure” BROADWAY WORLD
theSpaceUK @ Symposium Hall, Annexe, in Edinburgh
5th August to 27th August 2022 at 18:15
Training: Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) and University of Kent.
Theatre credits include: Dick Whittington (Hackney Empire); Caroline, or Change (Playhouse Theatre and Hampstead Theatre); Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Barmitzvah Boy (Upstairs at The Gatehouse); Bette Midler And Me (The Other Palace Studio); Private Lives (Gielgud Theatre); Travelling Light and A Streetcar Named Desire (National Theatre); Onassis (Derby Theatre and Novello Theatre); Fiddler on the Roof (Savoy Theatre); Chicago (Cambridge Theatre and Adelphi Theatre); Apartment 2012 (White Bear Theatre, Kennington); Hetty Feinstein’s Wedding Anniversary (New End Theatre, Hampstead); Beau Jest and Muck From Three Angles (Hackney Empire); Sit and Shiver (New End Theatre, Hampstead and Hackney Empire); Sophie Tucker’s One Night Stand (New End Theatre, Hampstead and UK Tour); Rags (Bridewell Theatre); Wild, Wild Women (Orange Tree Theatre); An Evening with Victoria Wood (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Tales My Lover Told Me (King’s Head Theatre); Oliver! (London Palladium); Assassins (Donmar Warehouse); Les Misérables (Palace Theatre);
Hello, Dolly! (Nottingham Playhouse and UK Tour); Teechers (Royal & Derngate, Northampton) and Annie (Aberystwyth Arts Centre).
Television credits include: Funny Women – Bette Midler (Channel 5); I Live With Models –Series 2 (Roughcut); Silent Witness, Doctors, The Legend of Dick and Dom, Love Soup, Brazen Hussies, Casualty, Coupling, Dr Who, Love Hurts II and Red Dwarf VIII (BBC); Afterlife and Mike Bassett TV (ITV1); London Bridge (Carlton) and Keen Eddie (Paramount Pictures).
Film credits include: Great Expectations (directed by Mike Newell); Anxiety (directed by Alasdair Ogilvie); Reuniting The Rubens (directed by Yoav Factor); Red Eagle (directed by Jim Goddard) and Song of Songs (directed by Josh Appignanesi).
Radio credits include: Co-hosting The Jenny Eclair Show (Radio London); Jack and Millie and Book of Danielle (Radio 4).
Sue Kelvin will be accompanied by Billie Kerr
Training: Emil Dale Academy 2021 graduate – BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre
Billie made her professional debut as Princess Rosalina and Luigi in ‘Mario: A Super-musical’ at the Union Theatre, and has recently played Renee in ‘For You I’d Wait’ at both The Turbine and Union Theatre.
Some of her recent concert credits include: Roles We’ll Never Play, Wicked Women of the West End, Mrs Riots Musical Monday’s with Sophie Isaacs, An Evening of Drew Gasparini on the Jetty, RECAST: A Body Positive, Boundary Breaking Concert.
Credits whilst training include: Sherrie (Rock of Ages), Frau Bergmann (Spring Awakening), Meredith (Bat Boy).
Billie is delighted to be working alongside Sue Kelvin in Bette Midler and Me, and would like to thank her wonderful family and friends for their unwavering support.
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