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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming, OBE, is a Scottish stage, television and film actor, singer, writer, director, producer and author. His roles have included The Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, Boris Grishenko in GoldenEye, Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler in X2: X-Men United, Mr. Elton in Emma, and Fegan Floop in the Spy Kids films. He has also appeared in independent films like The Anniversary Party, which he co-wrote, co-directed and co-starred in;Ali Selim's Sweet Land, for which he won an Independent Spirit award as producer; and in 2012 in the lead role of Rudy Donatello in Travis Fine's Any Day Now.
His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist, for which he received an Olivier Award, the lead in Martin Sherman's Bent, and as Dionysus in The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. On Broadway he has appeared as Mac the Knife in The Threepenny Opera, The Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, for which he won a Tony Award in 1998, and Design for Living. Cumming also introduces Masterpiece Mystery! for PBS. He currently appears as Eli Gold on The Good Wife, for which he has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Satellite Award.

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Alan Cumming is preparing for

  • Hello, Dolly! - Costume Designer

    20:30, Sun 5th July 2020 - Thu 9th July 2020 at Random Venue 55

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Match…

  • Dance of the Vampires - Alfred

    21:00, Sun 19th July 2020 - Wed 22nd July 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    21:00, Sun 26th July 2020 - Wed 29th July 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:15, Sun 2nd August 2020 - Wed 5th August 2020 at Globe Theatre, London

    Dance of the Vampires is a musical remake of a 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name. Polanski also directed the original German production of this musical. Music was composed by Jim Steinman and…

  • The Winter's Tale - Shepherd

    20:30, Sun 26th July 2020 - Wed 29th July 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The Winter's Tale is a play by William Shakespeare, originally published in the First Folio of 1623. Although it was grouped among the comedies, some modern editors have relabelled the play as one of…

  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Trombone

    20:45, Sat 12th September 2020 - Tue 15th September 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a musical by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert, based on Shepherd Mead's 1952 book of the same name. The story…

  • Avenue Q - Trekkie Monster

    19:15, Sat 31st October 2020 - Wed 4th November 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    18:30, Sat 7th November 2020 - Wed 11th November 2020 at Globe Theatre, London
    19:15, Sat 14th November 2020 - Wed 18th November 2020 at Globe Theatre, London

    Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was directed by Jason Moore. Avenue…

  • Spring Awakening - Hanschen

    19:15, Sun 8th November 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind which was banned in…

  • Miss Julie - Costume Designer

    19:45, Fri 12th February 2021 - Wed 17th February 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    Miss Julie is a naturalistic play written in 1888 by August Strindberg dealing with class, love, lust, the battle of the sexes, and the interaction among them. Set on Midsummer's Eve on the estate of…

  • Peer Gynt - Producer

    19:45, Sun 21st February 2021 - Wed 24th February 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen, loosely based on the fairy tale Per Gynt. Written in the Dano-Norwegian language, it is the most widely performed Norwegian…

  • Cats - Growltiger

    21:00, Fri 23rd April 2021 - Mon 26th April 2021 at Barbican Centre
    20:15, Fri 30th April 2021 - Mon 3rd May 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:00, Fri 7th May 2021 - Mon 10th May 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they…

  • American Idiot - Will

    21:00, Sat 3rd July 2021 - Thu 8th July 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    American Idiot is a one-act, through-sung stage musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot. After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved…

  • Cats - Rum Tum Tugger

    20:30, Mon 30th August 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they…

  • La Cage aux Folles - Producer

    20:15, Sun 10th October 2021 - Wed 13th October 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    La Cage aux Folles is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman. Based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret, it focuses on a gay couple: Georges,…

  • The King and I - Bass

    21:30, Sun 17th October 2021 - Wed 20th October 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:30, Sun 24th October 2021 - Wed 27th October 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:00, Sun 31st October 2021 - Wed 3rd November 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, which deriv…

  • 42nd Street - Phyllis Dale

    19:45, Fri 5th November 2021 - Wed 10th November 2021 at The Old Vic

    42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrat…

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