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Scarlett Strallen

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Scarlett Strallen, born and raised in London, is best known on Broadway as Mary Poppins — a role she also played in London and Australia — and as Sibella in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, where she met her husband Bryce Pinkham. Other New York highlights include Gwendolyn in Travesties on Broadway, and Alice in The New Yorkers with Encores! at City Center. Strallen’s West End career highlights include Kathy in Singin’ in the Rain, for which she received an Olivier Award nomination; Cassie in A Chorus Line; Clara in Passion at the Donmar Warehouse; Josephine in HMS Pinafore for which she also received an Olivier Award nomination; and Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Her additional theater credits include the title role in Nell Gwynn at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre; Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance at Barrington Stage Company; Lady McDuff in Macbeth with Kenneth Branagh at the Armory in New York; Cunegonde in Candide and Amalia in She Loves Me, both at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London; Marion Paroo in The Music Man at Chichester festival theatre; and starring alongside Dame Judi Dench in The Merry Wives of Windsor with the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 2014, Strallen received the WhatsOnStage Award for best actress in a musical for her portrayal of Cassie in A Chorus Line and Cunegonde in Candide in the same season. Original casts include Mamma Mia! and The Witches of Eastwick.

A frequent soloist with orchestras around the world, Strallen’s previous and upcoming engagements in the U.S. include the Boston Pops, Cleveland Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Grant Park Music Festival, Utah Symphony, Philly Pops, Phoenix Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Orlando Philharmonic, and Arkansas Symphony Orchestra among many others. She made her German debut at the Berliner Philharmonie with the John Wilson Orchestra in A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals and performed with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra with Keith Lockhart. For the BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall she has performed Cole Porter in Hollywood and Bernstein Stage and Screen with the John Wilson Orchestra along with playing Laurie in Oklahoma. Her famous rendition of the aria “Glitter and Be Gay” from Bernstein’s Candide with the John Wilson Orchestra can be found on YouTube. Strallen has recorded the albums Something’s Gotta Give with Simon Keenlyside and State Fair and the 20th Century-Fox Songbook, both for Chandos Records conducted by David Charles Abel, and has recently finished a recording of My Fair Lady as Eliza with the Sinfonia of London. Strallen was requested to sing on two separate occasions for Her late Majesty the Queen and once for His Majesty King Charles. Follow her @scarlettstrallenofficial on Instagram.

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