GEORGE RAE 

Actor and Vocal Coach

LATEST NEWS

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!

October 2019

George is confirmed to star in the UK premiere of a new 2019 version of the hilarious musical revue, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change! which will open the newly rechristened Chiswick Playhouse.  The piece, which originally played over 5,000 performances off-Broadway, explores the ins and outs of modern romance through song and comedy.  More information here.

 

September 2019

Having just finished playing Bert Healy in the 2019 UK tour of Annie, also starring Anita Dobson and Craig Revel Horwood, George was recently asked to become Patron of The Academy of Expressive Arts.  More information here.

September 2018

George will appear as Superfan Allan - pop singer Amy Macdonald's stalker fan - in the final series of popular BBC sitcom Still Game.  Catch him on Netflix (Series 9) or on BBC Scotland (November).  More information here.

 

February 2018

In February, George made his Feinstein's/54 Below and New York City concert debut to great critical acclaim.

Produced by Amy Martinez-Miller and Joshua Schmidt, Life is a Caba-RAE: A Scot in New York! saw George perform songs that have defined him as a personality within the London musical theatre circuit and also some more personal Celtic music.

He was joined by the elite of Broadway and the West End: Tony-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Lauren Worsham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder – Tony Award nomination), Stephen Carlile (The Lion King, The Go-Between), Valerie Cutko (Tommy Tune’s Grand Hotel), Morgan Keene (Disney’s 1st National Broadway Tour of Newsies) and featured music from Joshua Schmidt – the composer of the award winning Adding Machine: A Musical (2008 Lucille Lortel Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winner).

"... the tremendous New York cabaret debut of George Rae ... an impish delight ..." (Mark Shenton, The Stage)

''... heartrending ... Mr Rae brings extra to everything he does.  No matter how well known the song he can still surprise you ... pretty rare nowadays." (Remotegoat)

Click here for Mark Shenton's full review and here for rehearsal footage.  54 Below footage here.

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