News: Kerry Ellis to release autobiography with foreword by Brian May

March 4, 2021
News: Kerry Ellis to release autobiography with foreword by Brian May

Musical theatre legend Kerry Ellis is to release an autobiography this summer, with a foreword by Queen’s Brian May.

Kerry Ellis: Bumpkin to Broadway is a touching reflection into the career so far of a West End and Broadway star, first wowing audiences as Elphaba in Wicked, and then going on to partner with one of the most legendary musicians of all time.

For fans of music, musical theatre and everything in between, its a thorough and humble insight into the recording artist’s life.

Kerry Ellis is one of the most recognised leading ladies the West End, and she has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca, releasing six solo recordings including her acclaimed debut album “Anthems”, which featured guest musicians from Queen, Foo Fighters and The Darkness.

The book will be released in hardback in the UK on 3 August, published by Playdead Press.

Ellis has appeared in My Fair Lady, We Will Rock You, Les Misérables, Oliver! and Cats, plus Wicked on both Broadway and the West End. She has performed all over the world singing in some of the most beautiful places imaginable, from Buckingham Palace with Queen, Proms in the Park, the Olivier Awards with Barry Manilow, the Royal Albert Hall with Kristen Chenoweth, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland to as far off as the Shanghai’s culture Square.

Kerry Ellis: Bumpkin to Broadway brings all of this to life in a book that is not just for fans of musical theatre, but for fellow actors and other members of the industry but further than this, the book will be loved by anyone who enjoys live performance.

For £18.99 only, the book is published on 3 August – so don’t miss out!

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