Willemijn Verkaik to play one-off solo London concert in August

Willemijn Verkaik in Women on the Verge. Photo credit Jay Brooks

Willemijn Verkaik plays a one-off solo concert at the Ambassadors Theatre, London on 25 August. Picture: Jay Brooks

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, Verkaik 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. The evenin gis produced by Paul Taylor-Mills.

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. She 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. Verkaik 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 albums What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up and Live.

Verkaik 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.

www.theambassadorstheatre.co.uk

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