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Willemijn Verkaik Live in Concert at the Cambridge Theatre

Willemijn Verkaik

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

ON MONDAY, July 31, 2017, Willemijn Verkaik will perform a one-off concert at the Cambridge Theatre, where she will be joined by a host of special guest stars and an 8-piece live band.

In a follow up to her critically acclaimed 2015 sold out solo concert in The Ambassadors Theatre, Verkaik returns to the stage, performing as herself in a celebration of the most iconic songs that have defined her career to date, as well as showcasing some never before performed material.

Originally from The Netherlands, Willemijn Verkaik rose to fame as the voice of Elsa in the German and Dutch versions of Disney’s Frozen. She is currently playing Elphaba as part of the 10 year anniversary cast of Wicked in the West End. She has played the role in four countries and after making her Broadway debut in 2013, is the only actress to have performed the role in three languages.

Before returning to the West End, Verkaik played a successful run as Kala in Disney’s Musical Tarzan in Germany. Her other credits include Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (as Paulina), Mamma Mia! (Donna), Elisabeth (Elisabeth), We Will Rock You (Killer Queen) and Aida (Amneris).

Joining Verkaik will be Savannah Stevenson and Suzie Mathers.

Savannah Stevenson played the role of Elphaba in Wicked between 2015 and 2016, after making her debut in the West End production of Mary Poppins. Her other credits include Aspects of Love, Chariots of Fire and The Secret Garden.

Suzie Mathers played Glinda the Good Witch in the Australian and Asian and London productions of Wicked and is currently reprising her role as Glinda in the London production at the Apollo Victoria alongside Verkaik. Her other credits the 10th anniversary Australian tour of Mamma Mia!

Celinde Schoenmaker, who is currently playing Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre) will also be a special guest, with more to be announced.

Tickets: £21.50 – £45.50. To book, visit

Time: 7.30pm.

Running time: Approximately 2 hours.