In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame

S1 Ep12: Lizzie Bea, Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray

January 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 12
In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S1 Ep12: Lizzie Bea, Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray
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In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S1 Ep12: Lizzie Bea, Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray
Jan 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 12
West End Frame
Actress Lizzie Bea talks openly about her path into the industry & career
Show Notes

Lizzie has had a whirlwind year; whilst playing Pat in the UK tour of Kinky Boots she took two hiatus' from the show to star as Abigail Henson in the final New York workshop of new musical Becoming Nancy, followed by its world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta.

She also found time to audition for the 2020 West End revival of Hairspray at the London Coliseum and landed the role of Tracy Turnblad which she will play alongside Michael Ball who is reprising his celebrated performance as Edna.

Lizzie's theatre credits also include: Fat Friends The Musical (UK Tour), Dino Story & Chicken Little (From Page To Stage Festival), The 3 Little Pigs (Australian & UK Tours/West End) and The Other School (National Youth Music Theatre).

In this fun, honest & inspiring interview, Lizzie discusses her path into the industry, what it has been like to be part of Becoming Nancy since its very first workshop, why Kinky Boots was a dream job plus the rigorous audition process for Hairspray. Lizzie also talks about lots of the incredible people she has worked with, including Jerry Mitchell, Elliot Davis, Stiles & Drewe, Jessica Vosk, Dan Buckley, Mark Anderson, Stephen Ashfield & lots more.

Hairspray runs at the London Coliseum from 23rd April 2020.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

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