SCOTT ALAN & OLIVER TOMPSETT Sing The Scott Alan Songbook
With Special Guest: Celinde Schoenmaker & One Lucky Unknown Talent to be announced
At tonight’s Scott Alan concert there was spontaneity, warmth, sober reflection, great songs and Oliver Tompsett. Who could ask for more ? – Mark Shenton, Theatre Critic for The Stage
Oliver Tompsett (Wicked; Rock of Ages) will join acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan for his two-week residency at The Hippodrome Casino. Joined by special guest Celinde Schoenmaker (Les Misérables), Tompsett will sing through Alan’s extensive songbook in a night filled with heartfelt songs and the stories behind them.
Oliver Tompsett is best known for his portrayal of the role of ‘Drew’ in the Original London cast of “Rock of Ages” and the lead role of ‘Galileo’ in the London production of ‘We Will Rock You’ . Oliver has been surrounded by rock music his entire life. The songs of QUEEN & the voice of Freddie Mercury have played a huge part in inspiring Oliver to follow his dream to be singer.”to sing the music of QUEEN to a large crowd is a dream come true”. Oliver has most recently played the role of ‘Phil Davis’ in WHITE CHRISTMAS at The West Yorkshire playhouse. He is also known for playing the role of Fiyero in WICKED. Other theatre work includes: the GHOST workshop in the leading role of Sam; THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN directed by Trevor Nunn at The Royal National Theatre; Mamma Mia! at The Prince of Wales Theatre; OUR HOUSE at The Cambridge Theatre; Caliph in KISMET at The Arcola Theatre; Harry Lytton in OVER MY SHOULDER at The Wyndhams Theatre and as Tony in WEST SIDE STORY as part of the Canizzaro Park Festival. He has also appeared in numerous concert performances including CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK and NOTES FROM NEW YORK and on TV, he has appeared on The Royal Variety Performance twice. Along side Oliver’s Acting career he is also an accomplished Singer/Songwriter.
Scott Alan’s song have been recorded by many of today’s Broadway, West End and Recording Artist elite including Liz Callaway, Pentatonix, Jonathan Groff, Shoshana Bean, Megan Hilty, Kerry Ellis, Christiane Noll, Ali Jihear, Samantha Barks, Sutton Foster, Lea Salonga, Jane Monheit, Marc Broussard, Sam Bailey, Taylor Dayne, Shanice Wilson, Christina Marie, Ramin Karimloo, Hadley Fraser, Willemijn Verkaik,
Patina Miller, Norm Lewis, Stephanie J. Block, Cheyenne Jackson, Eden Espinosa and many more, all of which can be found featured on his six album releases: Dreaming
Wide Awake, KEYS, What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up, LIVE & Greatest Hits: Volume One.
Alan has sold out concerts of his music in various cities in both North and South America, including New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta and
More. Internationally, Alan has sold out over 15 concerts in London as well as concerts in Barcelona, Holland, Germany and Australia.
On May 24th, 2012 Alan’s compositions, ‘It’s Good to See You Again’ was featured on the premiere episode of the ninth season of So You Think You Can Dance.