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Brendon Urie Has His Sights Set On Starring In A West End Musical

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 29 August 2018 at 09.29

And he's got his eye on a couple of very big roles.

After his three month run as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots on Broadway, Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie has developed a taste for musicals and he's already planning which one he'd like to star in next.

Speaking to the BBC, he confirmed that he's got his eye on a couple of pretty big roles in productions on London's West End. 

His role in Kinky Boots saw Brendon putting on a British accent, but he's not super keen on the idea of doing that in the UK, sharing  "I would love to do the West End, but only if I play an American, I wouldn't want to butcher their language in front of them."

As for which roles he has his eye on? Oh, only some of the biggest roles in musical history: "The dream is to play Jean Valjean in Les Miserables or to be Elder Price in Book of Mormon".  Huge.

He also revealed how different Broadway is to touring, sharing “Broadway is a different beast entirely to being in a band. It is the most gruelling schedule. It’s the most exhausted I had ever been. I also didn’t plan ahead enough. We had just done a two-and-a-half month tour and I was like, ‘Screw it, I am going right in to Broadway’. But it was cool – I’d never take it back.”

Needless to say, we're keen to see Brendon return to the musical stage. Just not before the UK and Europe leg of the Pray For The Wicked tour (which is on sale today). Check out the full list of tour dates below:


14 - OFFENBACH Stadthalle
15 - BERLIN Columbiahalle
16 - DUSSELDORF Mitsubishi Electric Halle
19 - PARIS Zenith
21 - ANTWERP Lotto Arena
24 - GLASGOW The SSE Hydro
25 - CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
28 - LONDON The O2

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