After a triumphant 9 month run as Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on Broadway. Rachel is reprising her role as Elphaba in London’s West End from September 2016, as part of Wicked’s special 10th Anniversary cast.
Elphaba is a role that is close to her heart, after previously playing it to great acclaim for 3 years in London, where she holds the title of longest consecutive running Elphaba. She is scheduled to play Elphaba on London’s West End until January, 2017. Book tickets at ATG Tickets.
In late 2014 Rachel made her Broadway debut in Sting’s musical 'The Last Ship,' creating the role of Meg Dawson, to rave reviews.
Prior to returning to the green make up & broom stick, Rachel played Poopay in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s 2015 production of the Alan Ayckbourn play, ‘Communicating Doors.’
Whilst Rachel was back in London in 2015 & before returning to the Great White Way, she took the opportunity to treat London audiences to a couple of one woman shows titled “Back From Broadway.” In July 2015, she took her show home to Belfast for a one night only engagement of “From Belfast to Broadway.”
Her debut album "The Reason" is available now on iTunes, Amazon & her online shop.
Please take a look around the site to find out more about Rachel & her projects past & present.
After a triumphant week of gigs at The Zedel in March, Rachel was bound to get some fantastic reviews, and you can read some of them below.
“Funny, charismatic and with a truly remarkable vocal ability Rachel Tucker is the full package and puts on an really fabulous show.” Westend Wilma ★★★★★
“Demonstrating the acting skills that’ve made her one of the most loved musical theatre actresses in the UK currently, Rachel acts each song out through both voice and body language. This girl was made for the stage, and she wants everyone to know it.” Jordan Priestly for Gay Times ★★★★★
“The ability to take an audience on an emotional roller coaster, when you are not in character and performing on you own is a skill few perfect, but Tucker had the audience in the palm of her hand throughout and you could have heard a pin drop.” Nicky Sweetland for London News Online ★★★★★
“Tucker proved herself, once again, to be an incredibly versatile songstress. Aside from that undeniably superb voice and brilliantly judicious song selections, Tucker entertained the crowd with various comical personal and professional anecdotes and some pacy interactions with starry eyed audience members.” Always Time For Theatre. ★★★★★
“It’s great to see this leading lady take centre stage as herself, captivating an audience with her charm, humour and all round warmness. It’s rare to find someone that oozes all of those qualities as well as having the stamina to keep those killer vocals sounding on fine form. Rachel had the audience in the palm of her hand as she transported them on a journey.” The Theatre Hub ★★★★★
“In a two-hour show that certainly didn’t short-change its full-house audience, the flame-haired Tucker crammed a heady mix of show songs, pop, standards and jazz that would have had something for everyone to enjoy.” Musical Theatre Review ★★★★
“Her vocals are flawless, energetic, and emotive; … …Her interpretation of "She Used To Be Mine" from Sara Bareilles's acclaimed musical Waitress is outstanding and spine-tingling” Broadway World ★★★