RACHEL TUCKER LAUNCHES NEW WESTWAY ALBUM WITH LONDON SHOW
Best known for her portrayal of Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked in the West End, Rachel most recently captivated audiences in the Tony Award-winning production of Come From Away at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, reprising her original role of Annette/Beverley Bass from the London production at the Phoenix Theatre. Her extraordinary performance earned her an Olivier Nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical, and she was honoured with the 2020 What’s On Stage Best Supporting Actress in a Musical award.
Her other notable West End credits include Meat in We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, Songs For A New World, and Annie Get Your Gun, both at the renowned London Palladium.
Rachel’s album with Westway will be an adult contemporary album with undertones of americana fused with Irish Celtic folk and of course musical theatre. With a few original songs, the album mainly comprises of new, organic covers which will include; Whole of the Moon, Party of One, Happier Than Ever, It’s Time and from musical theatre, He’s My Boy (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), Everything Changes (Waitress) and a duet with composer and singer Jason Robert Brown of one of his own songs.