Hairdresser (Il Muto)
Training: Ben is from Dublin and trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Theatre includes: understudy Claude/Berger in Hair (Piccadilly, Munich Deutsches Theatre and Rotterdam Ahoy Arena), understudy Motel/ Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof (Savoy), Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar (RTE Concert Orchestra, National Concert Hall Dublin), principal in Listen to my Heart (Smock Alley, Dublin), Oh What a Lovely War (Irish tour) and Michael Dara in The Shadow of the Glen (Union). He has also starred in pantomimes at Cork Opera House and the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.
Workshops: Sleeping Beauty, The Musical (Sadler’s Wells), The Promise, Risen and His Story (King’s, Portsmouth).
Film and television include: The Tudors, Divestment, Delphine and Detained. Ben is a vocalist with The Voice of Ireland’s house band and recorded on the finalists’ singles for Universal Music.
Other work includes: Ben is well known in Ireland, having won the role of Nick in Fame the Musical (Grand Canal Theatre and tour) on RTE’s reality television series in 2010. Ben is delighted to be making his return to the West End in The Phantom of the Opera.