Songs under the Stars

The magic of musical theatre 29th Jul 2022 2:30pm

featuring West End performers Daniel Boys and Daisy Boyles with students from the Minack Musical Theatre Academy.

Come on a journey through musical theatre history as we perform classic songs from Cole Porter to Andrew Lloyd Webber. From Rodgers and Hammerstein to Boublil and Schonberg and beyond!

Daniel Boys first came to public notice as a contestant on Any Dream Will Do.  He trained at the Guildford School of Acting and his West End roles include Donald in The Boys in the Band (Park Theatre/National Tour and Vaudeville Theatre); Sir Lancelot in Spamalot (Playhouse); Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q and Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall).  His television and film credits include Unforgotten (itv); Life After Life (BBC); Eastenders (BBC); Endeavour (itv); Nativity Rocks! (Mirrorball Films); Holby City (BBC); Fall Out (Crowded Pictures); Little Man (Peccadillo Pictures).  Read Daniel's full biog below.

Daisy Boyles trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Laine Theatre Arts. Her theatre work includes Annie UK and Ireland tour, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Oklahoma, Top Hat, 42nd Street and a number of pantomimes. Her film work includes Beauty and the Beast, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Daniel Boys - biography

Daniel trained at Guildford School of Acting.

His television and film credits include Unforgotten (itv); Life After Life (BBC); Eastenders (BBC); Endeavour (itv); Nativity Rocks! (Mirrorball Films); Holby City (BBC); Fall Out (Crowded Pictures); Little Man (Peccadillo Pictures) and as a contestant on Any Dream Will Do (BBC).

His West End and London credits include King James in Treason (Cadogan Hall); Lord Bingham in The Pirate Queen (London Coliseum); Marvin in Falsettos (The Other Palace); Donald in The Boys in the Band (Park Theatre/National Tour and transfer to Vaudeville Theatre); Potts in Miss Atomic Bomb (The Other Palace); Sir Lancelot in Spamalot (Playhouse); Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (Gielgud / Noel Coward – Winner of the 2009 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Takeover in a Role); Austin in I Love You Because (Landor); Roger in Grease (Victoria Palace); Mark (alternate) in RENT (Prince of Wales & National Tour); Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall); Jason in Ordinary Days and Christian in Wolfboy (both Trafalgar Studios).

His other theatre credits include Mr Maddens in Nativity! (Birmingham Rep/UK Tour); Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Theatr Clwyd); Oliver in Love Story (Bolton Octagon); Colin in The Opinion Makers (Mercury Colchester and Derby Playhouse); Mike Connor in High Society (National Tour); Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Royal, Windsor); Peter in Peter Pan - The Musical (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin); Mark in RENT (European Tour); Doody in Grease (Scandinavian Tour); Morino in Sunset Boulevard (National Tour); Tony in West Side Story (European Tour) and Parson Nathanial (standby) in The War Of The Worlds (National Tour).

Concerts include Michael Ball & Alfie Boe - Together This Summer (UK Tour); Michael Ball – Coming Home To You (UK Tour); The Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall); Support artist for Hayley Westenra (King's Lynn Festival); Bryn Terfel’s Faenol Festival; Support artist on John Barrowman’s National tour Music, Music, Music; The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (UK Tour); Disney’s Enchanted Evening (Hyde Park) and various performances on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night. Further concert work has taken him to Los Angeles, Bangkok, Chicago, Adelaide and Sydney performing with some of the world’s greatest orchestras and conductors.

As well releasing his own album So Close and being heard on several cast recordings, Daniel also recorded a track for Disney, The World is Something You Imagine, which is currently being played in all their stores worldwide. Between 2013 and 2015 he could be heard singing the iconic theme tune for the Australian soap Neighbours.