matt henry mbe
Award-winning West End actor, singer, songwriter, and artist: Matt Henry (MBE) is a man impossible to ignore. He was awarded an MBE in the Queens New Year’s Honours list (2017) for his work in Musical Theatre. Also, that year Matt received a Grammy nomination for his solo performance on The London KinkyBoots cast recording. In (2016) he was Winner of The Laurence
Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots and voted by London theatre goers as Best Actor in a Musical at the What’s On Stage awards (2016).
Matt has also toured the UK promoting his debut album Red Flare supporting Grammy and Tony winning pop icon, Cyndi Lauper back in 2016. His debut album Red Flare was recorded live at the
studio of Dan Gillespie Sells (The Feeling) and produced by Mr Hudson and is now available to purchase on iTunes.
As a finalist on the BBC’s The Voice, where he was mentored by both will.i.am and Jessie J, Matt’s performance of Ray LaMontagne’s ‘Trouble’ racked up over four million hits on YouTube and the original ‘Trouble’ re-entered the UK charts that week, testament to Matt’s performance.
Previous theatre credits include: Hushabye Mountain (Hope Mill), Our Lady of Blundellsands (Liverpool Empire), One Night in Miami (Nottingham Playhouse), The Two Noble Kinsmen (Shakespeare’s Globe), Avenue Q (Noël Coward Theatre and UK tour); Lion King (Lyceum); Miss Saigon (UK tour); Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria); Hair (UK tour); The Rat Pack Live from Vegas (Adelphi and UK tour) The Harder They Come (Stratford East and UK tour); The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Royal & Derngate) and The Frontline (Shakespeare’s Globe).