Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Jenna Russell and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn will join Seth Rudetsky as music director/host for two intimate concerts on Sunday 3 February as part of the long-running Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre series. Two treats in one day!
Jenna Russell (Sunday In The Park With George, Merrily We Roll Along and Fun Home at the Young Vic) and Judy Kuhn (star of Trevor Nunn’s new Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Broadway’s Fun Home, Chess and Les Misérables) will join Seth Rudetsky on 3 February 2019. Russell performs at
Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre began in 2013 with Patti LuPone and returned with Audra McDonald in 2016 and John Barrowman and Ramin Karimloo earlier this year. What differentiates this concert series is the seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway’s biggest stars – prompted by Rudetsky’s probing, funny, revealing questions – and their stellar singing of the musical theatre repertoire.
Jenna Russell is an award-winning actress whose accolades include 2007 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Dot/Marie in Sunday In The Park With George at Wyndham's Theatre. She reprised her role on Broadway at Studio 54 where she won 2008 Theatre World Award for Broadway Debut Performance. She also received a 2008 Tony Award nomination and 2008 Drama Desk nomination for the same role. She has received Olivier Award nominations for her performances as Mary Flynn in Merrily We Roll Along and Sarah Brown opposite Ewan McGregor in Guys and Dolls in the West End. Other recent theatre credits include Helen Bechdel in Fun Home at The Young Vic and Mephistopheles in Dr Faustus starring opposite Kit Harington at the Duke of Yorks Theatre.
Judy Kuhn is currently starring as Golde in London in the sold-out production of Fiddler on the Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory, a role she also played on Broadway in 2016. On Broadway, the four Tony Award nominee starred as Helen Bechdel in Fun Home (Tony & Drama League Award nominations) a role she created in the original Public Theater production for which she won the 2014 Lucille