What Would Julie Do?

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

The popular cabaret group, What Would Julie Do? return to the Pheasantry with their signature combination of witty parodies, gorgeous harmonies and using show tunes as self-help. Join host Rosie Williamson, Musical Director Matthew Samer and their “Juliez” for an evening of musical theatre therapy guided by the practically perfect, cardboard Dame Julie Andrews. Expect much-loved show tunes, new musical theatre numbers, cheeky takes on Julie Andrews’ classics, plus a bit of Beyoncé! They promise to boost your spirits with a very large spoonful of show tunes in stunning 5-part harmony.

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“If you're looking for some self-help and positivity in your life, look no further than this cabaret gem."

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What Would Julie Do? are London’s go-to gang for musical theatre therapy.

They create and present uplifting musical theatre cabarets with their signature combination of witty parodies, gorgeous harmonies and using show tunes as self-help. What Would Julie Do? shows are performed by a 5 part vocal ensemble (our "Juliez") and accompanied by a live pianist.  Each show has a new, varied programme of solos and ensemble numbers guaranteed to entertain; always guided by our guru, Dame Cardboard Julie Andrews.

Rosie Williamson - Host/Writer/Performer

Rosie's solo show Eliza von Poppins presents...A Practically Perfect Guide to Living was developed as part of the John Thaw Initiative Mental Health Awareness Season in 2018. The full production debuted at Brighton Fringe in May 2019 and Mountview's Catalyst Festival. 

Performing credits include: Camelot (London Palladium), Vigilant (Short film), Antic Disposition's A Christmas Carol (Cast recording).

Rosie teaches singing at Arts Ed, Italia Conti and privately. She holds a M.A. in Music Performance from the University of York and trained in Musical Theatre at Associated Studios.

Matt Samer - Musical Director/Composer 

Matt’s recent credits include Musical Director for Chichester Festival Theatre’s The Sound of Music, Associate M.D. for Trevor Nunn’s Olivier award winning revival of Fiddler on the Roof & Assistant M.D. for South Pacific (Sadler’s Wells/UK Tour) The Pirate Queen (London Coliseum).

Other credits include: Guest M.D. for Spamilton (Menier Chocolate Factory) Assistant M.D. for Sweet Charity (Donmar Warehouse), Ruthless! The Musical (Arts Theatre), Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK tour).

Matt holds a M.Mus. in Vocal Pedagogy from Queensland Conservatorium and trained as a classical pianist at the Australian Institute of Music in Sydney.

“The harmonies, sprinkled across the first half and then at both ends of the second, were beautiful – a real pleasure and delight to listen to.” -  Chris Omaweng, London Theatre 1


Band Lineup

Rosie Williamson (Host/vocals)

Matthew Samer (piano/Musical Director)

Grace Roberts, Lauren Lockley, Leonie Schliesing, Sam Carlyle (vocals)