Actress & Producer Shanay Holmes co-hosts The West End Frame Show!
In this episode, Andrew & Shanay discuss The Wiz LIVE (The Shows Must Go On) & Staged (BBC) and there's lots of news about the Dear Evan Hansen film, Sara Bareilles' new Apple TV+ show & Vicki Manser's debut single topping the charts.
Andrew & Shanay also continue the Black Lives Matter conversation, discussing the theatre industry, casting and why we need to do more to ensure we have black producers and creatives at the top of our industry.
Alongside her performing career, Shanay is a producer and business owner. She is the founder of West End Musical Brunch. Last Friday (12th June), Shanay hosted a Musical Marathon for West End Musical Brunch which raised £4,500 for The Bail Project.
After making her professional debut in Thriller Live (Lyric Theatre), Shanay went on to become the youngest person to play Rachael Maron in The Bodyguard (Adelphi Theatre). Her theatre credits also include: Close To You (Criterion Theatre), Jesus Christ Superstar (Open Air Theatre), Joanne in the 20th anniversary production of Rent (UK Tour/The Other Palace), Glinda in The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep) and Narrator in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Kilworth House).
Most recently she played Marian in The Bridges of Madison County (Menier Chocolate Factory) and Laura in High Fidelity (Turbine Theatre). Shanay is also an acclaimed singer/songwriter. She previously appeared on S1 Ep3 of our interviews podcast In The Frame.
To book tickets/buy gift vouchers for West End Musical Brunch, visit www.westendmusicalbrunch.co.uk
For more information and to donate to The Bail Project, visit www.bailproject.org
To watch Decent Exposure with Alexia Khadime & Rachel John, visit www.youtu.be/D9ll-sV2IOs
To listen to Shanay's episode of In The Frame, visit www.westendframe.co.uk/2019/10/25/interview-shanay-holmes-starring-in-high-fidelity/
Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.
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