RuPaul’s Drag and Ireland’s Got Talent Judge Michelle Visage to join the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie to play Miss Hedge from 18 October 2018.
Internationally renowned personality Michelle Visage is to make her West End musical debut in the role of Miss Hedge in the award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre.
Michelle is an internationally renowned, platinum selling recording artist, actress, author, television personality, podcast co-host, radio show host, who has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry, across multiple mediums for the past three decades. Michelle is best known in the UK for being a judge on Ireland’s Got Talent and America’s hit TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, which recently won Outstanding Reality-Competition Program at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Michelle hosts a podcast with RuPaul named RuPaul: What’s the Tee with Michelle Visage which won the award for Best Host at this year’s 22nd annual Webby Awards. Michelle was a finalist on Celebrity Big Brother in 2015.
Michelle Visage said: “I am BEYOND thrilled to be making my West End debut in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie! The reason I chose this show in particular is because of the very important message it tells. It is a great show with great music and talent but more importantly it’s about love, truth and the tenacity of the human spirit! Also there is a HUGE bonus: I get to live in London, one of my favourite cities in the world! I can’t wait to help audiences to fall in love with the show the way I did when I saw Everybody’s Talking About Jamie for the first time and understand why everyone REALLY IS talking about Jamie!”
Michelle will join current cast members: John McCrea (Jamie), Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret), Shobna Gulati (Ray), Lucie Shorthouse (Pritti Pasha), Lee Ross (Hugo/Loco Chanel), Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Luke Bayer, Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen (Jamie’s Dad), Jordan Cunningham (Sayid), Daniel Davids (Levi), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Cherelle Jay, Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Harriet Payne (Bex), Chloe Pole, Shiv Rabheru, Lauran Rae (Becca) and Kirstie Skivington (Vicki).