Olivier Award-winner Katie Brayben (Beautiful) stars in the world premiere of Tammy Faye – A New Musical at the Almeida Theatre in London.
Katie Brayben’s West End stage credits include King Charles III (West End/Almeida); Girl From The North Country (West End/ Toronto); The Spoils (Trafalgar Studios); Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (West End – Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical); 13 (National Theatre); and, Mamma Mia! (West End).
Off West End shows include Nine Lessons, Carols: stories for a long winter, and American Psycho at the Almeida Theatre; Honour (Park Theatre); My Mother Said I Never Should (St. James’s Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Ragtime (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Joking Apart (Nottingham Playhouse/ Salisbury Playhouse); ; Company (Southwark Playhouse); John and Jen (Landor Theatre); and The Great British Country Fete (Bush Theatre).
In America she appeared in A Walk On The Moon at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco.
On film Katie has appeared in A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life and for television: Cell 8; Miss Scarlet and The Duke; War of the Worlds; The Wheel Of Time; Grace; Luther; The Alienist; Doctor Who; King Charles III; and Vera.
Tammy Faye – A New Musical looks at the true story of rise, fall and redemption of US TV evangelists Tammy Faye who, with her husband Jim Bakker, revolutionised religion in America via television. The new musical features music by Elton John (Disney’s The Lion King), lyrics by Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters, and a book by acclaimed playwright and screenwriter James Graham (Best of Enemies, Ink, BBC’s Sherwood).