Rosemary Elizabeth ASHE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-03-28
Education Lowestoft GS, Royal Acad of Music, London Opera Centre
Publications N/A
Recreations badminton, swimming
Clubs N/A
Style Ms Rosemary Ashe
Career soprano; LRAM, ARAM; >ir< roles incl: Lottie Grady in When We Are Married (Garrick), Lolly Tucker in The Bed Before Yesterday (Mill at Sonning), Mrs Fraser in Stepping Out (UK tour), Ruth in The Pirates of Penzance (UK and American tours), Madame Spritzer in 13 Rue De L'Amour (Northampton Theatre), Nunsense (Redgrave Theatre), Viv Nicholson in Spend, Spend, Spend! (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Mrs Lovett in Sweeny Todd (Gothenburg Opera), Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall), Mona Kent in Dames at Sea (The Union), Little Buttercup in HMS Pinafore (Raymond Gubbay), Call Me Merman (The Pheasantry), On the Sunny Side of the Street (Jermyn St Theatre); >ir< roles incl: The Queen of Night in The Magic Flute (Opera North), Marionette in The Cunning Widow (Wexford Festival), Fiakermilli in Arabella, Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Venus in Orpheus in the Underworld (ENO), Lucy Lockitt in The Beggar's Opera and Despina in Cosi fan Tutte (dir Jonathan Miller for BBC TV), Musetta in La Bohème (Opera Northern Ireland), Frasquita in Carmen (Earls Court prodn repeated in Japan), Violetta in La Traviata (Holland Park), Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti (Music Theatre Transparant Belgium); roles in musicals incl: Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Maria in West Side Story, Hortense in The Boy Friend, Yum Yum in The Mikado, created the role of Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera, Manon and Sari in Bitter Sweet (Sadler's Wells Opera), title role in La Belle Hélène (New Sadler's Wells Opera), Cunegonde in Candide (Old Vic Theatre), Josephine in HMS Pinafore (City Center Opera NY), Julie in Showboat (RSC/Opera North), The Witch in Into the Woods (Wolsey Theatre Ipswich), Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables (Palace), Widow Corney in Oliver (Palladium); other performances incl: Masterpiece Theatre Anniversary Celebrations (New York Forbidden Broadway Company Los Angeles and Washington), The Killer Soprano (one-woman show), Annie in Annie Get Your Gun (Wolsey Theatre Ipswich), Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Barbados Festival), Orinthia in The Applecart (Wolsey Theatre Ipswich), Asphynxia in Salad Days (nat tour), Zou Zou in La Belle Vivette (ENO), Mrs Darling in Peter Pan (Theatre Royal Nottingham), Dottie Otley in Noises Off (Salisbury Playhouse), Felicia Gabriel in The Witches of Eastwick (Theatre Royal Drury Lane and Princess Theatre Melbourne, Olivier Award nomination); regular broadcaster on Friday Night is Music Night and Songs From The Shows (Radio 2); >ir< incl: The Music Game (Channel 4), Whale On (Channel 4), House of Eliott (BBC), An Audience With Ronnie Corbett (LWT), Monster TV (BBC); >ir< incl: The Phantom of the Opera, The Boyfriend, Bitter Sweet, Kismet, The Student Prince, The Song of Norway, Oliver, The Killer Soprano, The Witches of Eastwick, Serious Cabaret, Mary Poppins
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