Michelle Visage will join the cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Michelle Visage will join the cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Posted On: Sep 19, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, is pleased to announce that internationally renowned personality, Michelle Visage, will be making her West End musical debut playing the role of Miss Hedge from Thursday 18 October 2018 to Saturday 26 January 2019.

    Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said: 'We are all absolutely delighted to welcome Michelle Visage to the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as our new Miss Hedge Michelle blew us away with her fantastic singing voice, her excellent characterisation of the part and her charismatic stage presence.'

    Michelle Visage said: 'I am BEYOND thrilled to be making my West End debut in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie! The reason I chose this show in particular is because of the very important message it tells. It is a great show with great music and talent but more importantly it's about love, truth and the tenacity of the human spirit! Also there is a HUGE bonus: I get to live in London, one of my favourite cities in the world! I can't wait to help audiences to fall in love with the show the way I did when I saw Everybody’s Talking About Jamie for the first time and understand why everyone REALLY IS talking about Jamie!'

    Michelle is an internationally renowned, platinum selling recording artist, actress, author, television personality, podcast co-host, radio show host, who has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry, across multiple mediums for the past three decades. Michelle is best known in the UK for being a judge on Ireland’s Got Talent and America’s hit TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, which recently won Outstanding Reality-Competition Program at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Michelle hosts a podcast with RuPaul named RuPaul: What’s the Tee with Michelle Visage which won the award for Best Host at this year’s 22nd annual Webby Awards. Michelle was a finalist on Celebrity Big Brother in 2015.

    Michelle will join current cast members: John McCrea (Jamie), Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret), Shobna Gulati (Ray), Lucie Shorthouse (Pritti Pasha), Lee Ross (Hugo/Loco Chanel), Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Luke Bayer, Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen (Jamie’s Dad), Jordan Cunningham (Sayid), Daniel Davids (Levi), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Cherelle Jay, Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Harriet Payne (Bex), Chloe Pole, Shiv Rabheru, Lauran Rae (Becca) and Kirstie Skivington (Vicki).

    Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
    Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
    Jamie is terrified about the future.
    He is going to be a sensation.

    Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

    With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The FeelingDan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage), by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike.

    At the Apollo Theatre until April 2019, book your Everybody’s Talking About Jamie tickets today!

    Please note: Michelle Visage will not be performing the role of Miss Hedge on the following dates: Tuesday 20 - Thursday 29 November, Saturday 22 December and Monday 24 December.

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