Alex Newell to perform London concerts at Cadogan Hall

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Tony award winner Alex Newell has announced two London concerts for this year.

The renowned stage and screen star Alex Newell will appear at Cadogan Hall on Sunday, 1 September 2024 at 2:30PM and 6:30PM.

Tickets will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, 6 February.

Alex Newell, celebrated for their groundbreaking role as transgender student Wade ‘Unique’ Adams in FOX’s GLEE, has been a pivotal figure in advocating for gender equality and challenging traditional gender norms. Their contribution to the arts and their advocacy for LGBTQ+ rights have made them a beloved and respected figure in the entertainment industry.

In 2023, Alex made history by becoming the first non-binary identifying actor to win a Tony award for Best Featured Actor for their role in the Broadway hit Shucked. Their performance in Once On This Island, which won a Tony for Best Revival of a Musical, and their subsequent role in Shucked have solidified Alex’s status as a Broadway star.

Aside from their remarkable stage achievements, Alex has also made significant contributions to television, with notable appearances in Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, Our Kind of People, and Empire. Their talent has been recognized with several award nominations, including Critics Choice, Screen Actors Guild, and Hollywood Critics Association. Alex’s musical talents were also highlighted through Grammy nominations for Best Musical Theater Album for both Once On This Island and Shucked.

Fourth Wall Live, known for producing high-profile events, concerts, and on-stage shows, has a history of breaking records and earning accolades for its productions. Previous successful events include Bonnie and Clyde The Musical In Concert, starring Jeremy Jordan, and sold-out performances by Broadway and West End stars like Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan, Rachel Tucker, and Stephanie J. Block. Their commitment to bringing top-tier entertainment to London stages continues with Alex Newell’s upcoming performance at Cadogan Hall.

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About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.