New: Michael Xavier

Posted on June 14, 2018 at 10:57 am

Michael Xavier is an award-winning West End and Broadway star and two-time Olivier Award nominee.

Michael has just returned home from an incredibly successful year on Broadway starring as Joe Gillis opposite Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard and in Hal Prince’s hit show Prince Of Broadway.

Michael was nominated for two Olivier Awards in 2011; ‘Best Supporting Performance in a Musical’ (Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince – Into The Woods at The Open Air Theatre) and ‘Best Actor in a Musical’ (Oliver – Love Story at The Duchess Theatre & Chichester Festival Theatre). In 2016 Michael won the Broadway World Award for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’ for his role as Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard at the ENO Coliseum.

He has also had What’s On Stage Awards nominations for Into The Woods and Sunset Boulevard, and Broadway World Award nominations for Love Story, The Pajama Game and Soho Cinders.

Other US theatre credits include; Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington D.C)

Other London/West End theatre credits include; Sid Sorokin in The Pajama Game (Shaftesbury Theatre – Broadway World Award nomination), Sir Galahad in Spamalot! (Palace Theatre), Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Suffolk and George of Clarence in Trevor Nunn’s production of Shakespeare’s The Wars Of The Roses – Henry VI, Edward IV and Richard III (The Rose Theatre), John Wilkes Booth in Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory), Captain Von Trapp in The Sound Of Music (Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park – Broadway World Award nomination), Raoul in The Phantom Of The Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), James Prince in Soho Cinders (Soho Theatre – Broadway World Award nomination), Miss Great Plains in Pageant (Vaudeville Theatre and King’s Head Theatre).

Other UK theatre credits include; Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible), Cornelius Hakl in Hello Dolly! (Leicester Curve), Bob Baker in Wonderful Town (Original UK Tour), Curly in Oklahoma! (Chichester Festival Theatre), Rock Hudson in Rock (National Tour & Oval House Theatre), Sky in Mamma Mia! (International Tour Original Cast), Nankipoo in The Mikado (UK Tour).

Films include Never Let Go, The Muppets Most Wanted! and Gnomeland.

Radio credits include Tony in West Side Story (BBC Radio 2), Artie Green in Sunset Boulevard (BBC Radio 2) and many leading appearances on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night.

Recordings include Oliver in Love Story (Original Cast Recording), Prince Of Broadway (Original Broadway Cast Recording), Laurie in Little Women (Pelion Productions), Thank You For The Music (West End International), Soldier in Toys (Milton Morrisey Productions), Unwritten Song (Michael Bruce), Chance In A Lifetime (Tim Prottey-Jones) and Therese Racquin and Lift (Craig Adams).

Michael was invited to host the Olivier Awards outdoor event in Covent Garden for three years. His co-hosts included Alison Hammond (2015), Myleene Klass (2014) and Claudia Winkleman and Sheridan Smith (2013). He has also hosted West End Live 2013 in Trafalgar Square and was the main host of the UK Theatre Awards 2013 and 2014 and 2015 at The Guildhall.

To book Michael for a voiceover please call Emma on 0207 9524361 or email:

For more info visit: or follow on @michaelxavierUK

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