Rachel is about to embark on her first solo tour with Parallel Productions & Fane Productions giving us a brand new solo show. Before the tour kicks off Rachel gave London a preview, with 4 Sold Out shows at Live At Zedel in March.
Rachel is currently in the Studio with Kris Rawlinson making an exclusive “On The Road” album, specially for her tour. Which can be purchased from Parallel Productions while limited stock lasts, or at your nearest tour venue on the night.
The tour officially starts in Belfast, on May 13th before heading to Cardiff, Maidstone, Durham, Lancaster, Bury St Edmunds, Horsham, Zedel (London again) & Birmingham After which she’ll be taking the show to New York in September to Feinstein’s 54 Below for her solo Debut in New York.
After a triumphant 9 month run as Elphaba in Wicked the Musical on Broadway. Rachel reprised the role in London’s West End for a further 5 months as part of Wicked’s special 10th Anniversary cast. Elphaba is a role that has been 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 and won the 2011 WhatsOnStage award for Best Takeover in a Role. Rachel was also the recipient of ‘Best Female Replacement Award’ at the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Awards for playing the role in New York 2016.
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.”