TheatreBiz Quick Questions with Kerry Ellis

kerry ellis theatrebiz quick questions

Kerry Ellis has enjoyed an illustrious career in musical theatre and has played many of the biggest female leading roles, including Elphaba in Wicked, Nancy in Oliver! and Meat in We Will Rock You. Kerry is also a successful recording artist and has released a number of albums in collaboration with Queen’s Brian May.

Kerry Ellis has just started a new podcast too, that sees her talking to Broadway and West End stars. The podcast is called “Keep Calm and Kerry On” and is available on all of the usual streaming services.

Where did you train?

Laine Theatre Arts

Dream role?


Favourite show?

Dear Evan Hansen with Ben Platt

Favourite show tune?

Loving “You Will Be Found” right now

Last show you watched?


Proudest achievement?

Giving birth!! Twice!!! Oh, and performing in Verona.

What would you tell your younger self?

To enjoy the moment

What do you order at The Theatre Café?

A simple tea

If you had to be in lockdown with a celebrity, who would you choose?

I think Lady Ga Ga…would love to write a song together

What is helping you through isolation?

My family and friends…oh and wine!!

You can follow Kerry Ellis on Twitter @kerryjaneellis1 and on Instagram @kerryellis79

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