One of her favorite roles is Roxie Hart in "Chicago." She has appeared at Theatre at the Mount as Lola in "Damn Yankees," Sister Robert Anne in "Nunsense" and in the title roles
of "Peter Pan" and "Always, Patsy Cline.:
DRESS REHEARSAL: Nathan Walsh in the title role
with Paris Palmer, as Princess Jasmine, alongside (from left) Stephen Prestidge (Abanaza), Joe Stapleton (Widow Twankey) and Tristan March (Wishey Washey)
Tara Bethan takes the title role
and Steffan Rhodri is Captain Hook as Rhyl Pavilion Theatre stages Peter Pan
"It is a great amount of real water," Hicks, 57, who takes on the title role
, tells me.
, who gamely resisted the promising Sweet Lightning in the 1m2f maiden, will switch to turf for a handicap next, and Cole commented: "He'll be a fair horse, and better when he gets on the grass.
Other plays announced today include Othello, with British Kinky Boots star Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role
David was seen last year playing the title role
in BBC 2's Einstein and was a member of Sir Laurence Olivier's company at the National Theatre.
She had a quality that mingled romantic brio with classical clarity, and over the years appeared in a vast number of roles, from the Sleepwalker in Balanchine's La Sonnambula to the title role
in Petit's Carmen, from the Sylph in Bournonville's La Sylphide to Milady de Winter in Flemming Flindt's The Three Musketeers.
(In true Gallic fashion, Vadim repaid his debt by billing her the "American Brigitte Bardot," casting her in the title role
in the 1968 intergalactic soft-porn stinker Barbarella, and calling her stupid and unfaithful in his sybaritic tell-all, Bardot, Deneuve, and Fonda.)
David Soul will have a spring in his step--more like a Springer; to be exact when he takes over the title role
in "Jerry Springer--The Opera" in the West End next month.
(Bette Midler played the title role
.) Inspired by the experience, encouraged by La MaMa founder Ellen Stewart, and fueled by amphetamine and alcohol, he wrote a series of plays, giving himself juicy roles--both male and female--that showed off his way with a torch song or a show tune.
Memo to the Disney Studios: If you are thinking about a remake of Pinocchio, consider casting Pete Rose in the title role
. And for the long wooden nose, how about his own Mizuno Pete Rose special?