The Drifters Girl

Cast and Creatives

Tyrone Huntley

Tyrone made his directorial debut with his Offie Award winning production of Aint Misbehavin which received rave reviews at both The Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Southwark Playhouse (Best Director nominee, The Stage Debut Awards). As the theatre industry moved online during the Coronavirus pandemic, Tyrone directed projects for Barn Theatre and Wildcard Theatre Company including the premiere of Things I Can Laugh About Now by Shakira Newton. 

As an actor, Tyrones appearance as Lysander in A Midsummer Nights Dream (The Watermill Theatre) gained him a spot on the prestigious Ian Charleson Award shortlist and for his performance as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regents Park Open Air Theatre) he won an Evening Standard Theatre Award.

Other theatre includes: Wes in The View Upstairs (The Soho Theatre), Obi in Leave to Remain (Lyric, Hammersmith), Justin Laboy in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 21 Chump Street (The Courtyard Theatre), The Academic in Homos, or Everyone in America (The Finborough Theatre, BroadwayWorld Award nomination), Lysander in A Midsummer Nights Dream (The Watermill Theatre, Ian Charleson Award nomination), Him in Angry (Southwark Playhouse, Offie Award nomination), C.C. White in Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre), Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar (Regents Park Open Air Theatre, Olivier Award nomination), Gator in Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre, BroadwayWorld Award nomination), Porgy & Bess (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Seaweed in Hairspray (Curve, Leicester), Doctor in The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales, BroadwayWorld Award nomination), Genie in Aladdin (King's Lynn Corn Exchange), Lanx in Angel City (Edinburgh Fringe) and TJ in Sister Act (National Tour). 

Tyrone studied Musical Theatre at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and Law at The University of Huddersfield. 

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