John Barrowman: Laid Bare

John Barrowman: Laid Bare

Renowned actor, singer, best-selling author, and entertainer John Barrowman MBE will take to the
road in the autumn with a brand-new solo show, LAID BARE. Audiences are in for a treat as the star
of stage and screen brings his unique brand of music and storytelling to theatres up and down the

John says he is “excited and thrilled” to be able to share this new show with his fans: “I can’t wait to
get on the road and perform for my fan family and all the new faces around the country who will get
to know me better as I get back to my roots and celebrate my journey, tell my stories and clear the
air as I am ‘Laid Bare’ for everyone to enjoy,” says John.

John Barrowman is a huge star on both sides of the Atlantic due to his critically acclaimed leading
roles in Broadway and West End productions. In the UK, his West End fame led him to the hearts of
TV fans with his high-profile roles in Doctor Who, Torchwood, Arrow and as the face of TV talent
shows Dancing on Ice, I’d Do Anything, Any Dream Will Do and How Do You Solve a Problem Like

He made his West End debut, alongside Elaine Paige, in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes. Since then,
his extensive theatre credits include Sunset Boulevard, Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Beauty
& the Beast and many more. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment
industry including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, and Cameron Macintosh and has
cemented his status as one of the most versatile, compelling and popular performers of his

His highly successful recording career includes ten best-selling solo albums and several cast
recordings. John describes his current album, Centre Stage, which was recorded with the Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, as “my journey through my career in musical theatre”. He will be
performing some of his favourite songs from the album on tour; in between the joy of showcasing
his stunning vocal range – from velvety baritone to rich tenor – he’ll be regaling audiences with
memories and stories from his extensive career on the stage and in the studio.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Barrowman moved with his family to the US at the age of 8 and
returned to the UK in 1989 to make his West End debut. He branched off into television in the early
1990s to secure his place as one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, notably through Live
and Kicking, and the Saturday night entertainment show Tonight’s The Night. Making his mark on

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American television, he appeared on Desperate Housewives and helped create the iconic villain
Malcolm Merlyn for the DC / CW franchise, Arrow.

He became a Sunday Times bestselling author for his autobiography Anything Goes. Since then, he
has developed a writing partnership with his sister Carole Barrowman and together they have
written nine action/adventure books which have been published globally.
In 2014, Barrowman received an MBE from Buckingham Palace for services to charity and
entertainment. He says, “walking up the steps to the Palace with my husband and my mum and dad
by my side was one of my proudest moments.”

Tickets range from £40 – £37 plus fees. However, fans can add bolt-on ticket options for £40 each
(on top of the standard ticket price), where they can choose to experience a Q&A soundcheck, a
post-show M&G or both!

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