Lambert Jackson announces Daisy Greenwood as the winner of its competition to find a future musical theatre star. Greenwood will perform in the company’s debut show There’s Nothin’ Like a Dame – 100 Years of Women in Musical Theatre, a celebration of women in musical theatre, at Cadogan Hall on Thursday 30 August.
Louise Dearman, Ria Jones, Alexia Khadime and Rachel Tucker come together to perform songs from some of the most famous female roles over the past century, from classics like Rogers and Hammerstein to modern smash hits, from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Schwartz.
Greenwood joins this incredible group of leading ladies to perform a solo to an audience of up to 950 people at the beautiful, historic Cadogan Hall.
Daisy Greenwood said today, ‘I am absolutely over the moon to have been given the opportunity to perform alongside women who have inspired me to want to work in musical theatre.’
Lambert Jackson said, ‘We are absolutely thrilled to have Daisy joining our fabulous cast of incredible performers for this wonderful show. Daisy, whilst young, displayed a level of maturity in her performance far beyond her years. We were transfixed from the moment we watched her. She is a future star, and exactly what this competition was all about.’
Daisy Greenwood is 17 years old and currently studying UAL Extended Level 3 Musical Theatre at Colchester Institute near her home town of Tiptree. She is also a student of Michael Xavier Masterclass in the West End and Tomorrows Talent in Chelmsford. Her recent credits include being a featured vocalist in the Jack Petchey Glee Club Grand Final at the O2 where her group won the Artistic Award. She has also performed in London’s West End Live twice with MXM. As a member of WOW youth company Greenwood appeared as ‘Demeter’ in Cats and Leia in Loserville. She played the role of ‘Carmen Diaz’ in Fame at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford. She also appeared at the Palladium with Collabro as a member of the MXM choir and in the West End Stars at Christmas Concert at St Pauls Actors Church. Throughout senior school Greenwood was the lead vocalist in the Soul Band and was also a featured vocalist in the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony in 2015.