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Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper, known professionally as Cyndi Lauper, is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. She first achieved success in the early 1980s with the release of her debut solo album She's So Unusual in 1983, which was an instant commercial success. It spawned four top five hits on the Billboard Hot 100—"Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Time After Time", "She Bop", and "All Through the Night". It became the first album in history recorded by a female artist to achieve this, and earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with True Colors in 1986, which included two Billboard Hot 100 hits: The number one "True Colors" and "Change of Heart", which peaked at number 3. She also earned two nominations at the 29th Grammy Awards in 1987. Since 1989, she has released nine studio albums to varying critical acclaim. Her most recent being 2010's Grammy nominated album, Memphis Blues which became Billboard's most successful blues album of the year, remaining at number one for 13 consecutive weeks on the Billboard Blue's Charts. Lauper has also written the music for the new Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which leads the 2013 Tony Awards with 13 nominations including best original score.


Cyndi Lauper is preparing for

  • Waiting for Godot - Technical Director

    20:15, Mon 22nd July 2019 - Thu 25th July 2019 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:30, Mon 29th July 2019 - Thu 1st August 2019 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    23:45, Mon 5th August 2019 - Thu 8th August 2019 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Waiting for Godot is an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot. Godot's absence, as we…

  • Jekyll & Hyde - Emma Carew

    20:15, Sun 18th August 2019 - Fri 23rd August 2019 at Barbican Centre

    Jekyll & Hyde is a musical thriller based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Originally conceived for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, it…

  • Sunset Boulevard - Lighting Designer

    19:45, Sun 27th October 2019 - Wed 30th October 2019 at Royal Opera House, London

    Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the 1950 film of the same title, the plot revolves around Norma Desmo…

  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark - Green Goblin

    13:30, Tue 17th December 2019 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    10:15, Thu 19th December 2019 at Crucible Theatre
    22:15, Sat 21st December 2019 at London Palladium
    19:15, Mon 23rd December 2019 at Royal Court Theatre

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a 2011 rock musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The musical is based on t…

  • War Horse - Emilie

    19:30, Mon 30th December 2019 - Fri 3rd January 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    War Horse is a play based on the book of the same name by acclaimed children's writer Michael Morpurgo, adapted for stage by Nick Stafford. Originally Morpurgo thought "they must be mad"…

  • Prometheus Bound - Director

    19:45, Mon 6th January 2020 - Fri 10th January 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    Prometheus Bound is an Ancient Greek tragedy. In Antiquity, this drama was attributed to Aeschylus, but is now considered by some scholars to be the work of another hand, perhaps one as late as ca. 41…

  • Assassins - Horn

    18:45, Fri 8th May 2020 at Random Venue 82

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-…

  • Three Sisters - Producer

    16:15, Sat 11th July 2020 - Wed 15th July 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    Three Sisters is a play by Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov, perhaps partially inspired by the situation of the three Brontë sisters. It was written in 1900 and first performed in 1901 at t…

  • South Pacific - Publicist

    11:00, Sun 12th July 2020 - Fri 17th July 2020 at Random Venue 6

    South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. The work premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was an immediate succes…

  • Lord of the Dance - The Little Spirit

    21:00, Sun 16th August 2020 - Thu 20th August 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    Lord of the Dance is an Irish musical and dance production that was created, choreographed, and produced by Irish-American dancer Michael Flatley, who also took a starring role. The music for the show…

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Joseph

    12:30, Mon 16th November 2020 - Thu 19th November 2020 at Barbican Centre

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical with lyrics by Tim Rice. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's …

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