Re­becca Storm takes to the stage at the TLT for won­der­ful night

Mid Louth Independent - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

ONE of the world’s most ac­claimed per­form­ers - Re­becca Storm - comes to the TLT on June 9.

Over the past 40 years Re­becca has es­tab­lished her­self as one of the most popular Lead­ing Ladies in Mu­si­cal Theatre, play­ing de­mand­ing roles in – Evita, Les Mis­er­ables , Chess, As­pects Of Love, Piaf, An­nie , Hello Dolly...

At 23 she au­di­tioned for her first Mu­si­cal Blood Brothers and al­though a lit­tle young to play Mrs. John­stone – Liver­pudlian Catholic mother of seven chil­dren – au­thor Willy Rus­sell was so cap­ti­vated by her voice he in­sisted wardrobe & make up went to work to ‘age’ the young ac­tress. Her por­trayal of Mrs. John­stone has be­come so popular that she still re­turns to the role af­ter 30 years.

In 1992 Re­becca de­vised, co-di­rected and starred in Hol­ly­wood Ladies – a trib­ute to her many in­flu­ences from the Sil­ver Screen – among them Bar­bra Streisand, Judy Gar­land, Julie An­drews and Gra­cie Fields. To­gether with her com­pany of four­teen singers & dancers she was awarded Best Mu­si­cal Re­view ’92.

She was very proud to be in­vited to sing for the King of Nor­way at his Corona­tion in 1991, per­formed several times for the Bri­tish Royal Fam­ily and more re­cently for Pres­i­dent Michael D. Higg­gins.

Her record­ing ca­reer be­gan in 1985 with a Top 20 sin­gle ‘Putting On The Show’, which she per­formed on Top of the Pops . Re­becca has been pre­sented with awards for her al­bums Ova­tion , Broad­way By Storm & Ire­land By Storm . Her CDs Celtic and Broad­way & I Want To Know What Love Is were re­leased by Sony Mu­sic and her lat­est al­bum The Es­sen­tial Re­becca Storm is a dou­ble CD con­sist­ing of a live record­ing of her sell out con­cert at the Grand Canal (Bord Gáis En­ergy) Theatre and a stu­dio al­bum pro­duced by her hus­band and Mu­si­cal Di­rec­tor Kenny Shearer.

With nu­mer­ous con­certs, ra­dio & TV ap­pear­ances around the world, Re­becca en­joys a busy and var­ied ca­reer and af­ter many years in Lon­don’s West End theatre world, Re­becca has now made Ire­land her home and is more than thrilled with the hon­our of hav­ing her hand­prints set on the fa­mous ‘Gai­ety Theatre Walk Of Fame’,

Au­gust 2018 sees her re­turn­ing to her York­shire roots to play Chris in the fab­u­lous new mu­si­cal ‘Cal­en­dar Girls’ , writ­ten by Gary Bar­low & Tim Firth, tour­ing ex­ten­sively in the UK & Ire­land.

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