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S1 Ep13: Carolyn Maitland, Rebecca in Rags

January 07, 2020 West End Frame Season 1 Episode 13
In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S1 Ep13: Carolyn Maitland, Rebecca in Rags
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In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
S1 Ep13: Carolyn Maitland, Rebecca in Rags
Jan 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
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We have a bonus episode for you with West End Frame Award winner, Carolyn Maitland!

Carolyn is currently playing Rebecca in Stephen Schwartz’s musical Rags at the Park Theatre. This production comes to London with a brand new cast, following its run at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. 

In 2014, Carolyn won West End Frame’s Understudy of the Year Award for understudying the role of Ellen in the West End production of Miss Saigon. Since leaving Miss Saigon, she has gone on to play many leading roles including; Kathy Selden in Singin' In The Rain (Kilworth House), Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Aberdeen), Molly in Ghost The Musical (UK Tour) and Marian in The Woman in White (Charing Cross Theatre). Carolyn also returned to Miss Saigon to play Ellen full-time and most recently played Grace Farrell in Annie (Toronto/UK Tour). 

Carolyn’s extensive theatre credits also include; understudy Kate/Lilli in Kiss Me Kate (Chichester/The Old Vic), understudy Rita in Groundhog Day (The Old Vic), understudy Karen in From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury), understudy Vivienne & Serena in Legally Blonde (Savoy), understudy Mabel, Serena & Miss Bell in Fame (UK Tour), understudy Gabriela & Taylor in High School Musical 2 (UK Tour), understudy Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde (UK Tour) and Mamma Mia! (International Tour).

In this episode Carolyn discusses all-things Rags, her work ethic, working her way up to becoming a leading lady and her path into the industry. 

Rags runs at the Park Theatre between Thursday 9th January and Saturday 8th February 2020.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

Please visit www.westendframe.co.uk for more info about our podcasts.

Thanks for listening!

Show Notes

We have a bonus episode for you with West End Frame Award winner, Carolyn Maitland!

Carolyn is currently playing Rebecca in Stephen Schwartz’s musical Rags at the Park Theatre. This production comes to London with a brand new cast, following its run at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. 

In 2014, Carolyn won West End Frame’s Understudy of the Year Award for understudying the role of Ellen in the West End production of Miss Saigon. Since leaving Miss Saigon, she has gone on to play many leading roles including; Kathy Selden in Singin' In The Rain (Kilworth House), Sally Bowles in Cabaret (Aberdeen), Molly in Ghost The Musical (UK Tour) and Marian in The Woman in White (Charing Cross Theatre). Carolyn also returned to Miss Saigon to play Ellen full-time and most recently played Grace Farrell in Annie (Toronto/UK Tour). 

Carolyn’s extensive theatre credits also include; understudy Kate/Lilli in Kiss Me Kate (Chichester/The Old Vic), understudy Rita in Groundhog Day (The Old Vic), understudy Karen in From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury), understudy Vivienne & Serena in Legally Blonde (Savoy), understudy Mabel, Serena & Miss Bell in Fame (UK Tour), understudy Gabriela & Taylor in High School Musical 2 (UK Tour), understudy Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde (UK Tour) and Mamma Mia! (International Tour).

In this episode Carolyn discusses all-things Rags, her work ethic, working her way up to becoming a leading lady and her path into the industry. 

Rags runs at the Park Theatre between Thursday 9th January and Saturday 8th February 2020.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

Please visit www.westendframe.co.uk for more info about our podcasts.

Thanks for listening!