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Susan McFadden

Birth name  Susan McFadden
Genres  TV/Movies
Years active  2007–present
Role  Actress
Siblings  Brian McFadden
Origin  Artane, Dublin
Occupation(s)  Singer, Actress
Name  Susan McFadden
Music group  Celtic Woman (Since 2012)
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Born  8 February 1983 (age 32) Dublin, Ireland (1983-02-08)
Associated acts  Michelle Antrobus, Brian McFadden
Similar People  Lisa Lambe, Mairead Nesbitt, Mairead Carlin, Lynn Hilary, Chloe Agnew
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Susan McFadden (born 8 February 1983) is an actress and singer born in Dublin, Ireland. She is best known for playing the roles of Sandy in Grease at the Piccadilly Theatre and Elle Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical at the Savoy theatre in London's West End. She has also been a member of the all female Celtic music group, Celtic Woman, since 2012.

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Early life

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Susan McFadden was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1983, to parents Mairead and Brendan. She is the younger sister of former Westlife member, Brian McFadden.

Career

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McFadden is a graduate of the Billie Barry Stage School, located in Dublin. Before appearing on Grease is the Word, McFadden toured with many Irish entertainers (including June Rodgers) in supporting roles. She was one of the dancers in Daniel O'Donnell's Rock & Roll Show tour and DVD. She also played the role of Kathy in an Irish production of Singing in the Rain in 2004 to much acclaim. The show played at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin and the Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork.

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She is the winning contestant on the ITV reality TV show Grease Is the Word. As a result she played the lead female role of Sandy in the West End production of Grease with Danny Bayne beginning in August 2007.

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In 2008, McFadden recorded two songs for the CD Act One - Songs From The Musicals Of Alexander S. Bermange, an album of 20 brand new recordings by 26 West End stars, released in November 2008 on Dress Circle Records.

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She played the lead role of Milly in the stage adaption of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, with Steven Houghton.

McFadden starred in the original west end cast of the musical Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre in London's West End playing Elle Woods after originating the role of Serena. Official reviews and audience reaction were extremely positive. Beginning on 25 October, McFadden became the alternate Elle, performing Mondays and Tuesdays. McFadden began playing the role of Elle Woods full-time beginning 10 January 2011 and left the role on 9 July 2011 and has recently been nominate for a What's on stage award for "best takeover". She was subsequently replaced by former Margot and understudy Elle, Carley Stenson.

McFadden sang with Ben Morris and Sean Carey in the final of RTE One's Fame: The Musical in Dublin on Sunday 13 June 2010.

On 5 January 2012, McFadden was named as a replacement for Lisa Kelly, then going on maternity leave, in the all female ensemble Celtic Woman. McFadden debuted with Celtic Woman in February at Nashville, Tennessee for the kickoff of the "Believe" North American Tour and continued with the European, Australian and South African Tours in 2012. After Lisa Kelly announced her departure from the group in January 2013, McFadden has since become a full-time member of Celtic Woman.

Filmography

  • Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas (October 2013)
  • Celtic Woman: Emerald - Musical Gems (February 2014)
  • Songs

    The Light of Christmas Morn
    She Moved Through the Fair
    The New Ground
    My Land
    Sometimes A Prayer Will Do
    Like An Angel Passing Through My Room
    Bean Phaidin
    Walk Beside Me
    The Hills Of Ireland
    Skyrim Theme
    Traditional: Scarborough Fair
    Westering Home
    The Whole Of The Moon
    When You Go
    Oro se do bheatha 'bhaile
    Tir na nOg
    Skylands
    Ride On
    How Can I Keep From Singing
    I See Fire

    References

    Susan McFadden Wikipedia


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