Erin Cornell will join Australian cast of Cats as standby Grizabella

Australian musical theatre performer Erin Cornell will be joining the 2015-16 tour of CATS as Grizabella standby.

Erin Cornell. Image by Yaztek
Erin Cornell. Image by Yaztek

Cornell played the coveted role of Grizabella, The Glamour Cat in South Korea, Macau and Singapore in 2014-15 with the Asia Pacific company of CATS to critical acclaim. It is understood she will be engaged as a standby for pop star Delta Goodrem who is making her musical theatre debut in the upcoming Australian tour.

An official announcement was posted on Erin Cornell’s website earlier today:

Happy to announce that Erin Cornell will be the Grizabella Standby for CATS, Australia and New Zealand tour.

After playing the role for over a year in South Korea, Singapore, Macau and return season to South Korea, Erin is thrilled to be covering one of Australia’s biggest pop stars, Delta Goodrem, in the role.

A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts’ Musical Theatre program, Cornell starred as Elphaba in Universal Studios Japan’s production of WICKED, appeared in Eddie Perfect’s workshop of Shane Warne -The Musical for The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and The Production Company’s Damn Yankees.

She has worked extensively in the UK, with credits including Bohemian Rhapsody – West End stars sing Queen (Original Cast, National and International Tour), An Evening with Dame Edna (Claridges), John Bucchino and Friends (St James Studio) and Mona in A Class Act (Landor Theatre).

Visit Erin Cornell’s official website for more information. 

One thought on “Erin Cornell will join Australian cast of Cats as standby Grizabella

  • Seriously? If you guys weren’t in Cats yourselves, would we really have an article about a cast member being demoted?


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