Kerry’s Christmas

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Last Show: Friday 3 rd December 2021

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

Come sing and be merry with westend and broadway star Kerry Ellis, This Christmas, with an intermit live show. Hear all your favourite festive songs with a little magic in there too, don’t miss this one and have a very Kerry Christmas.

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 in My Fair Lady, Ellen in Miss Saigon and Fantine in Les Miserables. Kerry’s first major CD release was Wicked in Rock, which is still flying 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 CupFinal 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 film 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 first 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 finishing 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)