With my own shows I get to be the architect of the whole thing. I was told they did not know if I would be able to sing again after surgery but thankfully the surgery turned out well and I went back to the same school and they asked whether I would like to do musical theatre. Marisha: I really love Manchester, the food is incredible, it’s almost like a different kind of London, reminds me of Boston a little bit and it’s an incredible place. Accompanied by a four-piece band led by musical director Ross Stanley and two soulful backing singers, Marisha’s warm personality and magnetic charisma shine through as she opens up to her audience through frequent heartfelt exchanges between songs. 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I think everyone, at some stage in their life, can relate to it. Marisha Wallace’s genuine warmth and incredible talent ensure this is an unforgettable night. ON: HOW HAS THE RETURN TO WAITRESS BEEN FOR YOU? When I was on Broadway I thought ‘This is it, I’ve made it’ but when the West End came calling I realised ‘Wait there is an even bigger dream than I ever thought’. Not only performers but everyone backstage, all the creatives, admin, everyone. You know when things have not gone well, they’ve been beaten down, but then they come out from the ashes and say ‘you know what, I am going to make it’ and ‘you are going to love me in the end’. Marisha: It’s been so exciting because I’ve never gone back to a show that I’ve left before. I’ve worked so hard to get here. ON: YOU’VE BEEN IN THE UK FOR SOME TIME NOW – WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY? She felt passionately that there should be strong female representation on the album and the original tracks are all written by women - 'Free' is written by JinJin (Little Mix, Paloma Faith), 'Divine' by Camille Purcell (Jess Glynne, Little Mix) and 'Faith' by Natasha Bedingfield. There’s well-chosen tracks from musical theatre with a heartbreakingly beautiful performance of Heart of Stone from musical theatre phenomenon SIX which is given a goose-bump inducing gospel spin while Marisha explains to the audience how the lyrics speak to her, “A heart of stone to me means that love is resilient, that I have loved before and I truly believe my resilient heart means I have the capacity as we all do to love again”. ( Log Out / As her career soared, she faced heart-breaking times in her personal life and through the roles she’s undertaken has developed an optimistic resilience which leads her beautifully into a special version of Tomorrow from Annie blended with Chaka Chan’s moving Love Me Still. Act 2 opens with Marisha’s catchy new single Fight Like A Woman, a sassy, strong pop anthem entirely fitting for International Women’s Day; she then continues her celebration of iconic performers with a high-energy tribute to the woman she describes as ‘The Voice’ the one and only Whitney Houston. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. This level of honesty combined with her unquestionable talent endear her to her audience so completely they literally hang on her every word. We will also have some surprise guests, some choirs and singers from the towns and cities where we are going to be playing – so you’ll see some of your hometown friends on stage singing with me as well. Marisha: Get your tickets now, it’s going to be wonderful, emotional and a hell of a night out! She takes you on an emotional journey with her refreshing honestly while her note perfect delivery will completely blow you away. While working on a new production with the legendary Stephen Schwartz of Godspell and Wicked fame, her dream role finally came within reach: the producers of the West End production of Dreamgirls starring Glee's Amber Riley in the role of Effie, called Marisha in to be her alternate. Be first to know about discounts and special offers. Talent like hers is rare, so grab your opportunity to witness it while you can! © 1999-2020 To be going out around the country and singing in these different regions is going to be wonderful –the experience of a lifetime. BCEFA will be streaming the 25th ANNIVERSARY @disneyonbroadway CONCERT. The way those tones affect people is just truly amazing. Marisha Wallace – the sensational star of such smash-hit shows as Dreamgirls, Waitress, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon and very soon Hairspray – will play a series of unmissable theatre shows in March 2020. Now, with a global record deal under her belt, full of hope and excitement for the future, Marisha presents a very personal album of passionately recorded songs that hold a special place in her heart. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hot on the heels of her final Waitress performance and ahead of opening as Motormouth Maybelle in the London Coliseum production of Hairspray this April, Marisha Wallace has embarked on her first ever UK tour; launching with a bang last night at Sale’s Waterside Arts venue. 1,173 Likes, 2 Comments - Marisha Wallace (@marishawallace) on Instagram: “It’s Tony Sunday tomorrow here is a pic from the first time I performed on the @thetonyawards with…” Opening Night verdict ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️. London Theatre Directis powered by Finale. 'Tomorrow' is out on Decca Records on 27th November. She has also performed in multiple concerts at the London Palladium and The Royal Albert Hall. Join Facebook to connect with Marisha Wallace and others you may know. This is my first time as a solo headliner so I can’t wait. ( Log Out / We are parsing more detailed wiki about Marisha Wallace that we will modernise within 24 to 48 hours. We endeavor to be promptly responsive in correcting errors in the material published on digital platforms. This company is the most beautiful company and just a really big family. This level of honesty combined with her unquestionable talent endear her to her audience so completely they literally hang on her every word.
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