Mazz Murray - Wikipedia

Mazz Murray

Mazz Murray (born 26 November 1974) is an English stage and TV actress.[1]

CareerEdit

She portrayed the Killer Queen in the West End production of the musical We Will Rock You.[2] She is the longest-running cast member to be involved in the show, having been in the original ensemble when the musical opened in May 2002.[3] She took over the principal role of Killer Queen from Sharon D. Clarke in April 2004.

In 2010, she formed a girl group, Woman, with her sister Gina, Anna-Jane Casey and Emma Kershaw, debuting their single "I’m a Woman".[4][5][6][7][8]

In 2015, she joined the cast of the London production of Mamma Mia! as Tanya,[9] a role which was subsequently taken over by Kate Graham when Murray departed in 2017.

It was announced that she would join the cast of Chicago from 2 July 2018 until 11 August 2018, playing the role of Mama Morton.[10]

In 2019, it was announced that Murray would be returning to the West End production of Mamma Mia! in the role of Donna Sheridan.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Murray was born in London, and is the daughter of songwriter Mitch Murray CBE and film actress Grazina Frame.[1] She trained at Redroofs Theatre School, Maidenhead and Sylvia Young Theatre School, London.[1] On 18 June 2009 she married Oren Arush (born 27 July 1980), an Israeli.[12] Brian May played a special version of "Love of My Life", with some new words with Mazz at their wedding.[13] The couple live in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.

Theatre creditsEdit

“A Girl Called Dusty” Dusty Springfield

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mazz Murray: 'I've never done a job I didn't want to do' | Interviews | The Stage". The Stage. 2015-06-15. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  2. ^ "20 Questions: Mamma Mia!'s Mazz Murray". WhatsOnStage.com. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  3. ^ "Big Interview: Mazz Murray". www.westendframe.com. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  4. ^ "Isle of Wight Festival announces Friday's 'ladies night' line-up - eFestivals.co.uk". www.efestivals.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  5. ^ "Biggins up for WOS Awards Concert, More Line-up | WhatsOnStage". www.whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  6. ^ "Womanville - Woman | Credits | AllMusic". Retrieved 2020-05-09 – via www.allmusic.com.
  7. ^ Not Panicking Ltd. "h2g2 - The 2010 Isle of Wight Festival". h2g2.com. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  8. ^ "JEWISH MUSIC INSTITUTE - Jewish Culture Day 2006". www.jmi.org.uk. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  9. ^ "Mazz Murray joins Mamma Mia! as Tanya from June 2015". Broadway World. 2015-05-06. Retrieved 2019-09-14.
  10. ^ "Mazz Murray to join Chicago cast". The Stage. 2018-06-26. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  11. ^ "Mazz Murray to return to Mamma Mia!". WhatsOnStage. 2019-05-01. Retrieved 2019-09-14.
  12. ^ "18.06.2009 - Brian May live at the Luton Hoo, Luton, UK (Mazz Murray's wedding)". Queen Concerts. 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  13. ^ "WWRY GALLERY". brianmay.com. Retrieved 2020-05-09.

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