Join us on Monday 5th June at 7.30 pm for another evening of Sondheim cabaret at the Phoenix Artist Club. As ever, our host Tim McArthur and MD Aaron Clingham will present a mix of Sondheim, new musical theatre writing and some songbook standards, with the help of three special guests.
To book, click here, call 0333 666 3366 or buy at the door. Tickets cost just £15, and members of The Stephen Sondheim Society can purchase them at the discounted rate of just £12.
This month’s line up:
Abigail Carter-Simpson trained at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre.
She is currently appearing in ‘Cream!’ at The Canal Cafe Theatre until 11th June 2017. Her next venture is Newsrevue at the Pleasance Theatre for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this coming August.
Recent credits include: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (UK Premiere) , Upstairs At The Gatehouse; Charming Dick, The Cockpit Theatre, Newsrevue, Canal Cafe Theatre; Aliens Love Underpants, Dominion Theatre/UK Tour/Asia Tour.
Recent concert appearances include: Cabaret At Teatime, supporting Nadim Naaman, Lauderdale House; Tim McArthur and Chums, The Hippodrome.
Hugo Catton trained at the Guildford School of Acting (BA Hons Musical Theatre) and LAMDA. Theatre Credits Include: Wilson in Teeth n’ Smiles (Stockwell Playhouse); Aladdin in Aladdin (Billingham Forum); Frank in Wonderful Town (Ye Olde Rose & Crown); Cover Craven/Archibald in The Secret Garden (Ambassadors Theatre); Dr McCarthy in Jeane: The Musical (Stockwell Playhouse); Mercury in Out of This World (Ye Olde Rose & Crown); Prince Valentine in Sleeping Beauty (Billingham Forum); Tybalt in Romeo & Juliet (Madinat Theatre, Dubai); Akela in The Jungle Book (UAE Tour); Sandy in Annie Jr (Arts Theatre); Ensemble in Duncton Wood (Union Theatre); Emmett in Legally Blonde (Minack Theatre); Beast/Prince Leopold in Beauty & the Beast (Billingham Forum); Ensemble in Follies (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); Ensemble in Dick Whittington (Lyric Hammersmith).
Concert Credits Include: Doug in Elegies for Angels, Punks & Raging Queens (Charing Cross Theatre); Ensemble/Understudy Javert in The Childline Ball (Savoy Hotel); Finalist in The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Awards 2014 (Garrick Theatre)
Cabaret credits include: Soloist in Stand Up and Sing (Landor Theatre); Compare/Soloist in The Songbirds (Battersea Barge); Soloist in The Story of Bart (London Hippodrome Casino).
Film Credits Include: Moody Bastard in Psychopaths Anonymous (Holocene Productions); Eastern Orthodox Preacher/Fight Choreographer in Holy Wars (Cinemetas); Curly in My Ghost Roommate (Fallen City Productions). Twitter: @HUGOCATTON
Shona White is an Associate of The Royal Academy of music, where she trained in Musical Theatre. While there she won the Ronald White Prize for Acting Through Song.
Theatre credits include: Leda Cotton in I Capture the Castle (Watford Palace, Bolton Octagon), Alternate Donna in Mamma Mia (Novello), Sunny Side of the Street (Jermyn St), Florence Vassy in Chess (UK Tour and Toronto), Standby Elphaba in Wicked (Apollo Victoria), Betty in Shout (UK Tour and Arts Theatre), All the Fun of the Fair with David Essex (Garrick), Usherette/Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour and Playhouse London), Lisa and Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia (Prince Edward), Miss Gordon/Ensemble in Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar) and understudying and playing Eponine and Cosette in Les Misérables (UK Tour).
Other work includes: Solo cabaret and concert artist appearances at venues such as The Pheasantry, Pizza on the Park, Queen Elizabeth Hall and The Royal Albert Hall in an Elton John concert. She was also a guest performer on Friday Night is Music Night for BBC Radio 2.
Recordings include: When Midnight Strikes, Zipp! and All the Fun of the Fair cast recordings and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy soundtrack. Shona’s debut album I’ll Bring You a Song was released in 2011. She is also an experienced voiceover artist.
Please note that the Phoenix Artist Club is a basement bar and therefore has no access for wheelchairs. The cabaret starts at 7.30 pm and finishes at 9.30 pm, although non members are welcome to remain in the club afterwards.