Anna-Jane Casey hails from Lancashire and has recently appeared in the West End production of Stepping Out and as the title role in Annie Get Your Gun at Sheffield Crucible Theatre.
She came to London at 16 to play Rumpleteaser in Cats. She appeared in the original London cast of Children of Eden, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Out of the Blue and Grease. She played Buffy, Dinah and Pearl in Starlight Express, Anita in West Side Story, Velma Kelly in Chicago, Mickey in My One And Only and Frankie Frayne in On Your Toes.
Recent theatre credits include: Mavis in Stepping Out (Vaudeville Theatre); Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun (Sheffield Crucible); Violet Butterfield in Flowers For Mrs Harris (Sheffield Crucible); Lottie in Mack & Mabel (Chichester & UK Tour); Jerry’s Girls (St James Theatre); Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace Theatre); Aladdin in Aladdin (Hackney Empire); Courtesan in Comedy of Errors (Open Air Theatre Regents Park); Ella Peterson in Bells are Ringing (Union Theatre) receiving WOS Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical and OFFIE nomination for Best Actress, Olive James in Radio Times (Watermill, Newbury); Jenny in Company (Sheffield Crucible); Lady of the Lake in Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre).
Anna-Jane played the title role in Sweet Charity at the Sheffield Crucible (Best Actress nomination at the 2003 TMA Awards) and was invited back to the Crucible to play the title role in Pam Gems’ Piaf. She played Dot in Sunday in the Park with George (Menier Chocolate Factory), Maggie in Hobson’s Choice and Mabel in Mack and Mabel (both, Watermill, Newbury) receiving the 2005 TMA award for Best Performance in a Musical for Mack & Mabel.
Film and television include: Family Guy in the episode ‘Downtown Stewie’ as Stewie’s English mother, Amy in The Royal, Shirley Walker in Doctors, Sophie in Eastenders, Linda Kemp in The Bill, Beyond The Sea directed by Kevin Spacey and also guest lead roles in Heartbeat and Holby City.
Anna-Jane recently joined the CBSO for their Friday Night Classic’s Music of James Bond Concert and with The John Wilson Orchestra she was principal soloist on the 2014 UK tour of Cole Porter in Hollywood, at the 2012 Proms in John Wilson’s Broadway Sound and at the 2010 Rodgers and Hammerstein Prom. She also joined the orchestra with Curtis Stigers, Seth MacFarlane and Michael Parkinson for BBC’s Hollywood Swinging Christmas 2010.
She also appears in her own cabaret show both national and internationally.Return