Rachel John

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Rachel John
Born12 October 1980
Hackney, East London
Alma materUniversity of Roehampton
OccupationActress
Websitehttp://www.rachel-john.com

Rachel John is a British actress, best known for her work in musical theatre.

In 2014 she joined the cast of Memphis as the alternate Felicia.[1] She took over the role full-time for the final two weeks of the run.[2]

In 2016, she played the role of Nicki Marron in The Bodyguard during its limited return West End engagement, alongside Beverly Knight as Rachel Marron. John also played the role of Marron at certain performances, despite not being listed as an official understudy. She garnered rave reviews in both roles.[3] She then moved with the production to the Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto for a limited season.[4]

From November 2017, she played Angelica Schuyler in the West End production of Hamilton.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Millward, Tom (10 June 2014). "Full cast announced for West End premiere of Memphis". londontheatre.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  2. ^ Hewis, Ben (8 October 2015). "IExclusive video: Rachel John performs "Love Will Stand When All Else Falls"". Whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  3. ^ Hewis, Ben (5 February 2016). "Beverley Knight returns to West End in The Bodyguard". Whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  4. ^ Fricker, Karen (17 February 2017). "The Bodyguard's delicious excess, world-class singing overcome plot issues: review". The Star. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  5. ^ Hewis, Ben (27 January 2017). "Initial casting announced for West End transfer of Hamilton". Whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31.