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'RuPaul's Drag Race' judge Michelle Visage to join cast of 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'

The TV personality is best known for judging 'Ireland's Got Talent' and the Emmy Award winning Drag Race

2018-09-19

Michelle Visage is to make her West End musical debut in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

The TV personality is best known for being a judge on Ireland’s Got Talent and most notably for the Emmy Award winning RuPaul’s Drag Race but now she is set to take on the role of Miss Hedge for a limited run on the West End.

Performing from October 18 to January 26, 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!”

Visage 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).

Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, said: “We are all absolutely delighted to welcome Michelle Visage to the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as our new Miss Hedge

"Michelle blew us away with her fantastic singing voice, her excellent characterisation of the part and her charismatic stage presence.”

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