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New single for Burry Port’s John Owen-Jones

New single for Burry Port’s John Owen-Jones

New single: John Owen-Jones and Sophie Evans

John Owen-Jones (Phantom/Les Miserables) will release a new single on 8 December. ‘Come What May’ is a duet with Sophie Evans (Wicked/Over The Rainbow). This follows John’s recent performances in Tiger Bay the Musical, and coincides with December solo shows in Llanelli, Cardiff and London. On the Welsh shows John’s Special Guest will be “the girl with the million-pound voice”, thirteen-year-old Beau Dermott. Beau shot to fame after giving a spellbinding performance on last year’s Britain’s Got Talent.

John says: “I’m delighted to be singing with Sophie again – she has one of the best voices in musical theatre”

Sophie Evans is currently performing to packed houses as Glinda in the West End production of Wicked. John has performed with Sophie many times both on television and in live concerts such as BBC Proms in the Park.

Recently, John starred in the world premiere of ‘Tiger Bay: the Musical’ in Cape Town earlier this year and returned to the leading role of John Crichton-Stuart, when this major new musical production was produced by the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. The show opened for a strictly limited run on 15 November 2017.

‘As the Marquess, John Owen-Jones, voice pure as spring, conveys the idealism of a man in an ivory tower’ ……….’.  What’s on Stage 16 Nov

‘John Owen-Jones brings that unrivalled tenor home to Wales as a returning hero’…..The Stage 16 Nov

John Owen-Jones enjoyed a successful solo concert tour of Wales in June 2017. John received standing ovations from packed houses each night and thrilled audiences with his incredible voice, talented band and highly entertaining stage show.

John Owen-Jones commands the stage’ – The Radio Times Feb 2017 ‘Tremendous voice’ – The Independent Feb 2017

John Owen-Jones released a new album ‘Bring Him Home: A Collection of Musical Favourites’ in June 2017. The album includes tracks from all three of John’s previous albums and also includes three brand new tracks, ‘Suddenly’ (Les Miserables) ‘Why God?’ (Miss Saigon) and ‘Maria’ (West Side Story), At just 26, John became the youngest actor ever to play the role of ‘Jean Valjean’ in the West End and was the first British actor to play the role both in the West End and on Broadway. John Owen-Jones has also played ‘The Phantom’ in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’. He has played the role nearly 2000 times – more than any other actor in the history of the West End production.

John has released four albums, ’Bring Him Home’ in 2017,‘Rise’ in 2015, ‘Unmasked’ in 2011 and ‘John Owen-Jones’ in 2009.

Performances 7 December Solo show, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli, Wales (SOLD OUT)

8 December Live on Wynne Evans Show, BBC Radio Wales 7.00 pm

10 December 7.00 pm Solo cabaret show Live at Zedel, London (SOLD OUT) 9.00 pm Solo cabaret show Live at Zedel, London

11 December Solo cabaret style show for Live at Zedel, London (SOLD OUT)

14 December Solo show, St. Davids Hall, Cardiff, Wales

22 December A Night On Broadway Concert, Barcelona

23 December A Night On Broadway Concert, Barcelona 

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