Lee Mead, song stylist and actor with hit musicals Joseph, Wicked, Legally Blonde and BBC ONE’s Casualty amongst his credits, announces his return to the live arena this year with ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, a 10 date concert tour which comes to the Isle of Wight in August.
Lee will turn back the musical clock to the golden age of Hollywood and celebrate some of the classic songs that that have become a part of our musical heritage throughout the tour. Lee will be accompanied on stage by his band with new arrangements from MD Mason Neely and his special guest on the tour will be Amanda Henderson who stars alongside Lee in Casualty as Robyn Miller.
Amongst the set list for the show will be Some Enchanted Evening from the 1949 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific, Singin’ In The Rain; the 1937 Rodgers & Hart Where Or When; the Jules Steyn/Sammy Cahn song I Fall In Love Too Easily and I’ll See You In My Dreams. Other classics will include One For My Baby; Broadway Melody and The Way You Look Tonight.
Lee shot to fame in 2007 when he won TV’s Any Dream Will Do and was cast in the lead role of the 2007 revival of Joseph’s Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. After 600 performances, Lee went to New York where he studied acting at the Lee Strasburg Institute before heading back to London’s West End for starring roles in Wicked and Legally Blonde. Lee also appeared in West End Men which played at London’s Vaudeville Theatre and toured around the UK and overseas.
Lee made his debut in BBC One’s Casualty in March 2014 playing the popular character Lofty Chiltern and was shortlisted in the 2015 National Television Awards as Favourite Newcomer.
Shanklin Theatre will play host to Some Enchanted Evening on Sunday 2nd August 2015 with tickets priced at £25.00.
More information can be obtained at www.shanklintheatre.com or 01983 868000.