Willemijn Verkaik To Perform Solo Concert at Ambassadors Theatre

tumblr_inline_ns9iek14NE1rgiv1h_540The wonderful  Willemijn Verkaik has announced a solo concert next month and we’re very excited! Read on for more details…

Dutch vocal powerhouse Willemijn Verkaik will play a one-off solo concert at the Ambassadors Theatre on Tuesday 25 August 2015.

Accompanied by a live band and joined by some to-be-announced special guests, Willemijn will take a journey through some of the greatest classic and contemporary musicals of all time, as well as celebrating some of the iconic songs that have defined her career so far.

Willemijn Verkaik is best known for playing the role of Elphaba in Wicked, having performed the role in the West End, on Broadway, in Germany and the Netherlands. Willemijn is also the only actress to have performed the role in multiple languages. Other stage credits include Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in the West End, and Mamma Mia!, Aida and We Will Rock You in Germany. Willemijn also voiced Elsa in the Dutch and German versions of Disney’s smash hit animated film Frozen. Recordings include the German cast recording of Wicked, and appearances on Scott Alan’s albumsWhat I Wanna Be When I Grow Up and Live.

This one-off UK concert promises to be a magical and intimate evening with one of theatreland’s greatest contemporary vocalists.

Willemijn will also be bringing her concert to New York for two performances only, playing at 54 Below on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 August 2015 at 7.00pm.

TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 2015, 8.00pm

THE AMBASSADORS THEATRE

West Street, London, WC2

Tickets: £17.50 and £29.50

Box Office: 08448 112334 | www.theambassadorstheatre.co.uk

ON SALE NOW

THURSDAY 27 and FRIDAY 28 AUGUST 2015, 7.00pm

54 BELOW

254 W 54th St, Cellar, New York, NY 10019

Tickets: $40, $45, $50, $80

Box Office: (646) 476-3551 | www. 54below.com

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Matt has been writing on all manner of subjects for over 15 years. He has written for a number of music magazines, made appearances on BBC Introducing and regularly contributed to local newspapers. These days he mostly writes about theatre, but also enjoys covering sport, especially rugby.

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