"the solid silver timbre of Patrick Jeremy"
- L'Ape Musicale (Rome)
Australian artist Patrick Jeremy made his European debut at the Rome Opera, as Rick in the Châtelet production of I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky by John Adams.
Now London-based, Patrick Jeremy has enjoyed singing and tapping his way around the country in the 2018 UK Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie, playing Bun Foo and dancing in the ensemble. He was then invited to reprise his role in this musical in Canada.
Patrick Jeremy spent a year touring Australia in the Broadway production of The King & I, for John Frost & Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House, covering and playing the young lover Lun Tha, as well as playing the Interpreter (Phra Alack) and dancing in the ballet as a "scientific dog"! He received a commendation for never missing a show all year.
Patrick Jeremy received a Best Actor nomination for his portrayal of Georges Seurat in Sunday in the Park with George at the State Opera of South Australia. He followed this with Giorgio in Sondheim's Passion, both shows winning Best Musical in the Adelaide Theatre Awards. Other favourite roles include Puck in a national tour of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tulsa in Gypsy, Le Mari in Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tirésias and the title role in Bernstein’s Candide.
Dubbed “the tenor in tap-shoes”, Patrick Jeremy made his New York cabaret debut at one of New York’s best-known cabaret venues, Don’t Tell Mama, and his London cabaret debut at the Covent Garden Theatre Museum, whilst undertaking a directing fellowship at the English National Opera. He was the winner of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival Scholarship, the Young Achiever of the Year and the Churchill Fellowship.
Patrick Jeremy has been performing in musicals since childhood, as the Mayor of the Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz with the Gordon Frost Organisation, and shows with State Theatre Company, State Opera and The Australian Ballet. Musical theatre credits at the Adelaide Festival Centre include Bill Calhoun in Kiss Me Kate, Scranton Slim in Guys & Dolls and the Adelaide premieres of Into the Woods and The Secret Garden. He also performed in the popular Opera Australia productions of operettas Die Fledermaus, The Mikado and Orpheus in the Underworld and the Australian Premiere of Jake Heggie's Moby-Dick.
“totally charming and entertaining… Patrick is a triple threat”
– Cabaret Hotline, New York.
Some photographs from the THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE UK TOUR 2018