Olivier Nominee David Shannon
Olivier Nominee David Shannon is known for playing iconic stage roles in the West End and beyond. He has just finished playing Kevin T in the Olivier and Tony winning Broadway show Come From Away.
He recently toured Europe and the US with his “Ireland's Greatest Showman” concert series and released his second solo album Abhaile.
He has also played the leading roles in some of Broadway’s famous Musicals including The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, Valjean (Les Miserables), Miss Trunchbull (Matilda), Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd), Jesus and Judas (Jesus Christ Superstar), Chris (Miss Saigon) and most recently Kevin T in the original London Company of Come From Away.
David was nominated for best actor at the Olivier’s for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game.
He also has a busy Schedule working with the worlds leading Orchestras and has also made regular appearances on the History Channel’s “Vikings” and the upcoming season 2 of “Vikings, Valhalla”.
'David Shannon’s vocals proving yet again he truly is Ireland’s Greatest Showman'
- Alison Kerr, The Herald
'David Shannon’s velvety vocal performance confirmed that he is truly one of the West End’s finest'
- Olympia Bowman-Derrick, Australia Stage
'The heart of this production's excellence is Shannon's coiled intensity, looming physical presence and vocal richness as Sweeney'
- Karen Fricker, The Guardian
'David Shannon is riveting...... with an immense voice'
- Colin Murphy, Irish Independent
'David Shannon, ... compellingly intense and beautifully voiced'
- The Irish Times