August 1, 2018
Scottish actress, singer and West End leading lady Shona White makes her New York debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below with The Great ‘White’ Way. A musical theatre stalwart and the first actress to have played both daughter and mother in Mamma Mia!, Shona will take you on a musical journey sharing the songs that have shaped her story so far. Expect well known numbers from shows such as Wicked and Chess, hits from London’s ‘Swinging Sixties’, ABBA and Scottish Folk.
Shona will be joined by the dazzling talents of friends old and new, from Broadway and beyond! Guests include multi award-winning Book of Mormon star Stephen Ashfield, two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Christina Bianco, and Feinstein’s/54 Below regular artist Philippa Lynas.
With a big personality and an even bigger voice, do not miss the Scottish songstress on what promises to be a truly unique evening.
Music direction by Yasuhiko Fukuoka. A highly accomplished Musical Director, Yasuhiko Fukuoka has worked with Broadway’s most celebrated artists. Described by The New York Times as a “brilliant pianist” his emotional, story-driven music has captivated audiences throughout the world. Fukuoka’s works have appeared at prestigious venues from Lincoln Center to Festival de Cannes and his credits include TV, film, theater and concert pieces.
Shona White is a powerhouse in every respect.
Leading lady, Shona White, is just wonderful. Taking on the persona of Donna Sheridan, Shona has got the mix of emotion and humour just right. It’s like she’s made for the role.
Local Press, Portsmouth