It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
John Boyega was born in Peckham, South London, in 1992. He joined the Theatre Peckham at a young age after getting noticed by the artistic director. He then attended South Thames College where he received a National Diploma in Performing Arts, where he played in a number of college productions such, including the title role in Othello.
Boyega later trained in Hackney at the Identity School of Acting, appearing in Category B at the Tricycle Theatre, and in Six Parties at the National Theatre. Following this, he played a role in the film Attack the Block in 2011. His performance earned him a Black Reel Award for Best Actor, as well as nominations for numerous awards including an Empire Award and a London Film Critic’s Circle Award.
Boyega starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. His performance earned him critical acclaim for critics and audiences alike. He won a BAFTA award, and an Empire award for the role, alongside numerous nominations.
In 2017, Boyega will star in Jack Thorne’s new version of Woyzeck, at the Old Vic Theatre.
|Six Parties||Ben||National Theatre||2009|
|Category B||Reece||Tricycle Theatre||2009|
|Seize the Day||Sam||Tricycle Theatre||2009|