The Broadway Sessions UK

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Last Show: Sunday 13 th May 2018

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

This May, we bring you 'The Broadway Sessions UK'. After receiving 5* reviews across the board, the team are back and set to perform a night of musical theatre scorchers. From West End’s “Aladdin”, Stephen Rahman-Hughes will be performing alongside Adam Robert Lewis from “Phantom of the Opera” and soprano Claire Delaney. Featuring the dazzling Harry Haden-Brown who’s poised and ready to set the piano alight, you’re guaranteed an electrifying evening of entertainment. From moments of musical comedy to echo the likes of Victoria Wood and fascinating Aida, through to the hits that keep pulling audiences back to Broadway, it is cabaret at its best. Prepare to hear your musical favourites like never before at The Pheasantry, Chelsea. 

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“When amazing West End voices clash with comedy and explode into entertainment then you know you’re at the Broadway Sessions UK! One of the best nights out you can have.” - Martin Evans (BBC Bristol)

“Beautiful, fun glittering performance from an amazing host of singers, made for a wonderful evening out with brilliant comedic timing at every turn.” - Vibe FM

Sparked off in Paris in Le Chat Noir in 1881, cabaret is still alive and kicking in the UK to this day and this May, we bring you the newest cabaret show in town, “The Broadway Sessions UK”. Dedicated to bringing you the unexpected, the team behind The Broadway Sessions UK are ready to help you push aside the realities of life and open the doors to welcome you into a cosy atmosphere, brimming with stimulating performances and informal spirit. 
With performances at the Wales Millennium Centre and the Bristol Hippodrome described as “…a joyous classy evening of the highest quality” and “…a dazzling evening of top-class entertainment”, and most recently, making their West End debut at Pizza Express Live in Holborn, receiving 5* reviews across the board, the cast will be bringing to life this well-loved flavour of intimate musical entertainment, with West End’s “Aladdin” performer Stephen Rahman-Hughes, “Phantom of the Opera”’s Adam Robert Lewis, and soprano Claire Delaney. Enjoy a drink (or two!) at the bar surrounded by scintillating music, with musical director, the dazzling Harry Haden-Brown, setting the piano alight and enthralling audiences with his beautiful renditions, you’re guaranteed an electrifying evening of entertainment. From moments of musical comedy to echo the likes of Victoria Wood and Fascinating Aida, through to the hits that keep pulling audiences back to Broadway, it is cabaret at its best. Prepare to hear your musical favourites like never before at The Pheasantry, Chelsea

Stephen Rahman-Hughes
Stephen enjoys a successful career on the musical theatre and concert stage. Stephen began his career in a funk band at the very successful Ronnie Scott’s in London. His first stage role was in ‘Homeless’ the musical. He then trained at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance following which he danced with several acclaimed dance companies including dancing at the Royal Opera House and La Scala in Milan. Stephen was cast in the UK tour of ‘West Side Story’, the lead role in ‘Drive Ride Walk’ at Bridewell Theatre and also played the role of Hardeep (Horner) in an adaptation of William Wycherley’s ‘The Country Wife’ at Watford Palace Theatre. He played the lead role of Akaash in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit show ‘Bombay Dreams’ in the West End and was invited to head a showcase on Broadway. Stephen was a founding member of the critically-acclaimed vocal group TEATRO and signed a record deal with Sony. Teatro were invited to perform in the Stars of Europe concert, and also at the Royal Variety Performance for Her Majesty The Queen. In the UK, Stephen is a founding member of the dynamic ‘West End Men’ concert show which has been performed around the country and in Singapore.

Adam Robert Lewis
Adam studied at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Adam is currently appearing in “Phantom of the Opera” at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End.
In his career to date, Adam has appeared as a soloist for a wide range of male voice and mixed choirs, resulting in a place at the finals of both Principality’s Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year competition and the Welsh National Eisteddfod of Wales in 2014. Adam produced his own one man show, An Evening with Adam Robert Lewis, at one of London’s newest and most unique theatre venues, the St James.
Adam has also performed at venues such as the London Palladium, Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and the Royal Albert Hall.

Claire Delaney
Creator and Producer of The Broadway Sessions UK.
Claire is a Welsh classical and musical theatre soprano who has worked with the likes of Disney composer, Alan Menken, and performed at prestigious venues across the UK, including the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, The Bristol Hippodrome, The Sherman Theatre, and the Kensington Roof Gardens in London for their classical season of Proms on the Roof.
She has performed as the Snow Queen at the renowned Hobbs Show and has performed at events for various high profile clients.
Claire also co-produced Star of Stage, the UK's largest musical theatre competition alongside West End's Connie Fisher and has recently produced and performed in her own cabaret show "One Night Only" alongside David George Harrington and Chris Hughes at the Wales Millennium Centre, which received 5* reviews.
Claire has also featured as an actress in BBC's Dr Who, Being Human, Merlin, comedy sketch show Two in the Bush in association with Netflix, and alongside Lou Ferrigno for the feature film Instant Death which will be released by Sony Pictures in America later this year.

Harry Haden-Brown - MD
Harry is a Musical Director and Pianist based in Bristol. He received training from the National Youth Music Theatre and is a Music (BA) Graduate from the University of Bristol. Harry started his career with Music Theatre Bristol and has since conducted full professional orchestras for the Bristol Hippodrome, Winston Theatre, and McMillan Theatre. He currently balances work in Bristol and London as in-house Musical Director for monthly sell-out charity evening The Secret Cabaret, keyboard depping for professional and fringe productions, and tutoring at several drama schools, youth groups and stage schools, alongside a plethora of miscellaneous engagements. Harry is also sought after as a classical accompanist and recitalist, previously working as Musical Director/Organist at St Michaels Church in Portsmouth and regularly accompanying classical recitals and concerts. Recent projects include the British Revival of Russian operetta 'Ophelia in Blue', now on UK festival tour, 'Side by Side By Sondheim' and '25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' with Pandemonium Productions, Cinderella and Jack & the Beanstalk pantomimes with Imagine Theatre, and a sell-out run of '[title of show]' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his Production Company ‘Cobbles & Rhyme’.

“Side-splitting laughter, spine-tingling moments and a few stifled sobs make it the best evening out I’ve had in a long time.” - Wales Millennium Centre