About Rebecca Storm
Celebrating over 25 years as the star of numerous musicals, Rebecca will include songs from 'Evita', 'Chess', 'Les Miserables' and of course the unforgettable 'Blood Brothers' together with classic and brand new songs from her critically acclaimed CD 'The Essential Rebecca Storm'.
From the tender age of two, Rebecca Storm has always loved to sing. After studying Music & Drama, she formed her own band and toured England and Europe singing mainly folk & rock songs. At 23, she auditioned for her first Musical show ‘Blood Brothers' and although a little young to play ‘Mrs. Johnstone' - Liverpudlian Catholic mother of seven children - the author Willy Russell (‘Shirley Valentine', ‘Educating Rita') was so captivated by her voice, that he insisted Wardrobe & Make Up went to work to' age' the young actress.
Gaining rave reviews, Rebecca was catapulted into the world of Musical Theatre, playing some of the most demanding roles ever written for leading ladies: Eva Peron in ‘EVITA', Fantine in ‘Les Misérables', Grizabella in ‘Cats', Florence in ‘Chess', Rose in ‘Aspects Of Love', Edith Piaf in ‘PIAF', Joan of Arc in ‘Jeanne' and more..........
In 1992 Rebecca devised, directed and starred in ‘Hollywood Ladies'. A tribute to her many influences from the Silver Screen; among them, Barbara Streisand, Judy Garland, Julie Andrews & Gracie Fields... and together with a company of fourteen singers & dancers was awarded Best Musical Review '92.
Her recording career began in 1985 with a top twenty single 'PUTTING ON THE SHOW', quickly followed by ‘MR. LOVE', the soundtrack from the David Puttnam film of the same name. Rebecca has been presented awards for her albums ‘ Ovation', ‘Broadway By Storm' and ‘Ireland By Storm'.
On television, she has enjoyed a wide and varied career, appearing as a guest on numerous variety shows and her own hour long specials; ‘An Evening with Rebecca Storm' and ‘Rebecca At The Cork Opera House'.
She was very proud to be invited to sing for the King of Norway in Trondheim, at his coronation in 1991 and has performed several times for the British Royal family.
Rebecca has toured all around the world, selling out in numerous theatres, including the Glasgow Concert Hall, The Point Theatre Dublin, the Olavshallen Theatre Norway and many more.
In 2000 she released ‘I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE and in 2003 ‘Celtic'n'Broadway', recorded with sixty wonderful musicians, including world renowned soloists and conducted by the legendary Harry Robinowitz.
In 2003 Rebecca was delighted to return to her very first role, Mrs. Johnstone in the musical Blood Brothers at the Cork Opera House, Belfast and Gaiety theatre Dublin, to packed houses every show. Rebecca will soon star in Hollywood meets Broadway at the Olympia Theatre Dublin.
Rebecca has just released a new critically acclaimed CD 'The Essential Rebecca Storm'.