Kerry’s Christmas

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Last Show: Monday 10 th December 2018

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Celebrate Christmas with Kerry Ellis and her long term friend and MD Craig Adams on piano, lots of festive fun and singing, bring your christmas outfits, bells and whistles and lots of cheer. One night only so don't miss it.

Kerry Ellis is recognised as the leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals, with a number of starring roles in London, New York, and around the world. She has achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album. Anthems. Kerry originated the role of Meat, in Queen’s We Will Rock You and was the 1st British Elphaba in the worldwide smash, Wicked, for which she won the 2008 Award for ‘Best Takeover in a Role’. 

She then headed to Broadway to play Elphaba at the Gershwin Theater for 6 months, where she won the Audience Award for Favourite Female Breakthrough Performance, before returning to London in the role for a further 6 months. Her other leading role credits include Nancy in Oliver!, Eliza Doolittle My Fair Lady, Ellen in Miss Saigon and Fantine in Les Miserables. Kerry’s ?rst major CD release was Wicked in Rock, which is still ?ying high in Dress Circle’s bestseller list. Wicked in Rock was a collaboration with long-time friend and Queen guitarist Brian May.

Other performances include singing the National Anthem for the FA Cup ?nal at Wembley, a sold out tour of Champions of Rock in Sweden, and playing Svetlana to critical acclaim in Chess at the Royal Albert Hall opposite Idina Menzel and Josh Groban (subsequently released on DVD and CD and screened on US network television), Thank You For The Music the BBC Radio 2 ABBA concert in Hyde Park, Night of 1000 Voices, and The Festival of Remembrance both at the Royal Albert Hall, she also headlined the BBC Proms in the Park 2010. Kerry was involved in the Les Miserables feature ?lm as well as headlining various festivals across the country, she also starred in the arena tour of Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds alongside Jason Donavan and Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs. Kerry also toured with the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent playing the role of Mimi. Kerry’s dream of performing her ?rst solo concert at the London Palladium came true in May 2013. The concert was such a huge success that it led to a thirteen date tour across the UK ?nishing at The Cadogan Hall. The concert celebrated her theatre career to date, singing songs from all the roles she has created and played. Kerry recently took over from Nicole Scherzinger in the role of Grizabella in Cats at the London Palladium. She continued her long term working relationship with Brian May with a tour of Europe during this summer. The follow up to her hugely successful debut is set for release later in the year.

Band Lineup

Kerry Ellis (vocals)

Craig Adams (piano)