The Taming Of The Shrew
Monday 5th December 2016
In March 2017, as a part of the Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank season next year at The Globe, Gloria will be undertaking the role of Katherine in, ‘The Taming Of The Shrew’.
The Grinning Man
Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Recently announced, Gloria will be taking on the role of the amoral Duchess Josiana in a new british musical production of, The Grinning Man’. Bristol Old Vic’s artistic director, Tom Morris ( War House) directs this promising new piece based on the novel ‘L’homme Qui Rit’ by Victor Hugo. With a book by Carl Grose, music and lyrics by Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler this weird and wild musical promises to excite. Performances run at the Bristol Old Vic from 13th Oct- 13th Nov 2016.
Wednesday 10th February 2016
Gloria is pleased to announce that she will be joining the cast of, Clybourne Park in the role of Francine/ Lena. Following acclaimed success at The Royal Court, West End and Broadway, Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd leads this play on its first regional outing in the UK. Performances will begin in Colchester at The Mecury Theatre, following this it will visit, Richmond Theatre (25 – 30 April), Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (2 – 7 May), Cambridge Arts Theatre (9 – 14 May), Oxford Playhouse (17 – 21 May) and Theatr Clwyd (23 – 28 May).
‘Norris’s play nails the thorny subject of race relations with bilious zest that takes one’s breath away’
— The Guardian
REVERIE with GLORIA ONITIRI featuring the UK Premiere of DECEMBER SONGS by MAURY YESTON
Thursday 4th July 2015
ST JAMES THEATRE – 12th and 19th July at 7pm
West End star Gloria Onitiri debuts her first solo concert at the St. James. Following critical and audience acclaim for her role as Rachel Marron in the original company of The Bodyguard Gloria will premiere in the UK, December Songs, a ravishing song cycle by Tony Award winning composer Maury Yeston (Titanic, Nine). Alongside his compelling and dramatic work Gloria will also feature new songs from composers Anderson and Petty, Gregor and Sahin, Bobby Cronin and more. With all this music woven together prepare to be swept away into a mesmerizing world where in , December Songs we hear the story of a lonely woman taking a walk through winter reminiscing about lost love.
Having recently been heard performing alongside the legendary Madeline Bell and the renowned Rebecca Ferguson for the Radio 2 tribute concert celebrating 100 years of Billie Holiday Gloria will guide us using her notably powerful, passionate yet sultry voice through a night of moody, evocative and uplifting music.
In a return to the St James directing Gloria will be Oliver Lidert.
Currently Artistic Director of the West End Cabaret Company Oliver is an American up and coming London based director. For more information: Wecabaret.com
‘Onitiri is a bright star in the West End’ lastminute.com
Bookings: 0844 264 2140
Friday Night Is Music Night: 100 Years of Billie Holiday
Tuesday 17th Febraury 2015
Soon to be aired later this April on Radio 2 is a special concert featuring Gloria Onitiri, Madeline Bell and Rebecca Ferguson. They will be accompained by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Mike Dixon performing the great hits of the late Billie Holiday to celebrate her centenary year. Featuring songs like Lady Sings The Blues, Don’t Explain, Strange Fruit, God Bless The Child and many more……Transmission date to be announced.