25th January 2018 Scots in the City – Burns Night Special

Celebrate Burns Night in style with a host of leading West End performers as they present

“Scots In the City - Burns Night Special” (It’s not all bagpipes and Brigadoon..!)

Following the success of their launch at the Arts Theatre London in November, a pair of seasoned Scottish West End performers are bringing their smash hit sell out show to The Other Palace  celebrating the very best of Scotland and musical theatre, with a nod to the nations most famous literary export, Robert Burns! Shona White (Wicked, Mamma Mia, Chess) and Kieran Brown (The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Lés Miserables) will be joined by musical director James Doughty and a host of talented Scottish musicians and some of the best Scots voices in the West End, showcasing the rich Celtic musical history of Scotland in this unique celebration of all things Caledonia and “Rabbie” himself! “We are delighted to have another opportunity to share an evening of song celebrating our mutual love of Scotland with a London audience at The Other Palace, particularly on Burns Night. We are both fiercely proud of our deep Scottish roots, and also proud to be Londoners, so this is a unique opportunity to combine both as well as share some of the iconic poems and songs penned by one of Scotland’s most prolific sons. We are planning a few surprises along the way, and alongside James, our musicians and special guests, we hope the audience will leave with smiles on their faces and an understanding of the unique rich musical landscape of our bonnie bonnie homeland!” “Scots In the City” is proud to once again be supporting UKBorderline and Scotscare, an umbrella charity which aims to assist vulnerable and homeless young Scots in the capital. (https://www.scotscare.com/) So bring your bagpipes, flash your very best tartan, prepare to be swept away by sweeping Scottish melodies, some of the Bard’s bonniest ballads – and Andrew Lloyd Webber as you’ve never heard him before! “The bonniest night out in London - 5 stars!” West End Wilma Times & Prices Thursday 25 Jan, 8pm Running Time: 100 minutes including interval Ticket Prices: From £20*

To book tickets visit https://www.theotherpalace.co.uk/whats-on/scots-in-the-city-burns-night-special

 

Shona White becomes Patron of the Playhouse Theatre

SHONA WHITE ANNOUNCED AS PATRON OF LONDON’S PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Scottish actress, singer and musical theatre star Shona White has accepted an invitation to become Patron of The Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End. Shona White said “I am thrilled to become Patron of such an historic venue which holds a special place in my heart. I am looking forward to supporting The Playhouse as it goes from strength to strength”. As a well-established leading lady, Shona has played a number of iconic roles including Magenta in The Rocky Horror Show at The Playhouse, Elphaba in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria, Éponine and Cosette in Les Misérables, Florence in Craig Revel Horwood’s Award Winning UK Tour of Chess and most recently Donna in Mamma Mia! at London’s Novello Theatre. Shona added “I feel privileged to have performed onstage at The Playhouse and as Patron I am keen to help promote the venue to ensure its future success”. Jenna Harvey, Theatre Manager, commented “The Playhouse is honoured and delighted that Shona has accepted our invitation to become Patron, it’s wonderful to have someone of her calibre on board to represent the theatre”. Shona is the theatre’s first Patron and the first Patron for an Ambassador Theatre Group venue in London.

Masterclasses

  Shona is an Associate of The Royal Academy of Music and mentor at PPA. She has provided masterclasses, Q&As and workshops at colleges including PPA, Italia Conti, Pineapple and Colchester Institute. If you would like to book Shona for your school contact her here

Live at Zedel – 1st February 2018

"It's ladies night" as acclaimed international songwriter Scott Alan is joined by five of London's best. In a show celebrating Alan's award winning music, the ladies are out to slay. The night will feature the supreme talents ofNatasha Barnes (Funny Girl), Shanay Holmes (Rent), Jodie Steele (Wicked), Shona White (Mamma Mia!) and Emma Williams (Half a Sixpence). Audiences can expect to hear these five diva's sing tunes from all seven of Alan's recordings, including brand new songs from his upcoming release Lifeline. To book tickets visit http://bit.ly/2zR9zvL Should you wish to attend three or more of Scott Alan's shows in this series (running from January 28 - February 4 2018), please call the Live at Zédel box office on 020 7734 4888 for a special discount price.