Live at Proud Cabaret Embankment – A night of West End Stars and is on Sunday 20th October at Proud Cabaret, Embankment. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 7.30pm.
The Cabaret is in memory of musical theatre performer Daisy Steere’s late Grandmother, Audrey Jones, who sadly recently passed away after suffering for 8 years with Parkinson’s Disease. All proceeds from the evening will go towards Parkinson’s UK charity.
Hosted by Love Island’s Amy Hart, the show consists of West End performers including Rebecca Trehearn, Sandra Marvin, Chris Howell, Alex Young, Norman Bowman, Lizzie Connolly, Joel Baylis, Hiba Elchikhe, Florence Maskell, Frankie Jones, Lejaun Sheppard, Bob Harms, Stephanie McConville, Amy Booth-Steel, Rosa O’Reilly, Michael Carolan, Adam Denman, Zac Watts, Eddie Myles, Freddie Clements, Michael Lin, Jack Evans, Sam Wingfield, Sam Murphy, Camilla Rolland and Ombrascura dance troupe (to name just a few haha).
This will be a raffle on the night with prizes worth up to £3000! 60 prizes to be won – including dinner with friends with the one and only Amy Hart, £100 voucher at The Ivy, tickets for Come From Away, The Nativity, Tina, Wicked and The Lehman Trilogy in NYC, 4 tickets with dinner for Magic Mike, packages worth £200 at Barry’s Bootcamp and Another_Space, overnight hotel stays, a subscription for Freddie’s Flowers, £100 OnePiece voucher, weekend use of the brand new Range Rover and many many more!
A previous event in 2017 called “Live at The London Cabaret Club” hosted by Gok Wan was a big success. £15,000 was raised for Pulmonary Fibrosis and this event hopes to create another fabulous evening of sparkling entertainment again on Sunday October 20th this year.
Audrey Jones trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a pianist in 1948 and then went on to become tofficial accompanist for many music festivals around the country. She went to to The Guildhall on a financial grant sponsored by Warwickshire County Council. She came from Rugby where her Mother Elsie and Father George sent her to a blind teacher to learn the piano. She had one special gift- not only was she a fine pianist, she was a superb accompanist accompanying many choirs including the London Welsh Male Voice Choir. She played at the Wigmore Hall and St Martins in the Fields and then became Head of Music at Woodmansterne Primary School in South London. The school choir was chosen (due to Grandma’s training) to support Barry Manilow in concert and on record. She had the ability to make anyone who sang for her enjoy what they were doing and her passion and enthusiasm for music was infectious. Hence the idea to put on a cabaret with an amazing line up in her memory!
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