Caroline Keiff
Born (1981-06-12) 12 June 1981 (age 40)
London
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present

Caroline Keiff is a British theatre performer, best known for her portrayal of Nessarose in Wicked. She was member of the original London cast and performed on the show's opening night of 27 September 2006. She performed in the ensemble and understudied the role of Nessarose. From July 2007, she began to understudy Glinda. She then replaced Katie Rowley Jones in the lead role of Nessarose on 9 June 2008, while continuing to understudy Glinda. She departed on 9 May 2009, after almost three years in the show, and was succeeded by Natalie Anderson.

She also appeared in Legally Blonde The Musical as Vivienne Kensington. She was an original London cast member and performed on the show's opening night of 13 January 2010.[1][2] Keiff played her final performance on 23 October 2010 and was replaced by Siobhan Dillon. On 6 September 2011 she returned to the role for a one-off performance to cover Dillon who was sick, as both other understudies were unavailable.

Biography

Keiff is originally from Brentwood, in Essex, attending St Martin's School.[3] After appearing in a local production of The Sound of Music at the age of nine, she participated in many local amateur musical productions before going to the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with a First Class BA (Hons).

Theatre credits

References

  1. ^ Batson, Richard (2009-06-24). "Caroline Keiff launces Sheringham theatre season". What's On. Retrieved 2009-06-24.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Reality TV Stars McFadden and Mulholland Join Cast of London's Legally Blonde Archived July 24, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Johnson, Iain (January 13, 2010). "Caroline's top role in West End musical". Brentwood Gazette.