Simon-Anthony Rhoden & Verity Rushworth join Kinky Boots cast

Simon-Anthony Rhoden & Verity Rushworth join Kinky Boots cast

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Nicki McIntyre
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    Simon-Anthony Rhoden and Emmerdale star Verity Rushworth join the cast of West End hit Kinky Boots from Monday 10 July 2017.

    Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, which recently played its 700th performance at London’s Adelphi Theatre, also announced its extension until Saturday 24 March 2018.

    Also joining Kinky Boots from Monday 10 July 2017 will be Jed Berry, Momar Diagne, Lauren Drew, Dale Evans, Jordan Fox, Rosie Glossop, Keith Higham, Ben Jennings, Georgia Louise, Emma Odell, Antony Reed and Tom Scanlon.

    Continuing with the show are current cast members David Hunter (Charlie Price), Alan Mehdizadeh (Don), Cordelia Farnworth (Nicola), Michael Hobbs (George), Suzie McAdam, Jemal Felix, George Grayson, Robert Grose, Melissa Jacques, Robert Jones, Jane Milligan, Robin Mills, Sean Needham, Jon Reynolds and Dominic Tribuzio.

    Matt Henry (Lola) and Elena Skye (Lauren) will play their final performances on Saturday 8 July 2017.

    Simon-Anthony Rhoden (Lola) is currently the understudy for Lola in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre). His theatre credits include Marianne (New Wimbledon Theatre), Married to the Game (Theatre 503), Man in If I Should Stay (Soho), Beauty’s Legacy (The Keeper’s Daughter), and Parade (Edinburgh Fringe). Television credits include Let it Snow, and the film 2 Birds and a Wrench and Blue.

    Verity Rushworth (Lauren) has multiple theatre credits which include And Then There Were None (UK tour), Velma Kelly in Chicago (Leicester Curve), Carnaby Street the Musical (UK tour), Merrily We Roll Along (Theatr Clwyd), The Girl in The Seven Year Itch (Salisbury Playhouse), Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Sound of Music (UK tour), Departure Lounge (Waterloo East), and her West End debut in Hairspray (Shaftesbury). At the age of 12, Verity landed the role of Donna Windsor in Emmerdale (ITV), a role which she played for over 11 years. Verity recently returned to reprise her role as Donna for a dramatic and final award-winning five month stint.

    Kinky Boots tickets are bookable now through 2018.