Interview: Blake Patrick Anderson, Michael in Be More Chill & Mark in Rent

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Blake is preparing to star in the online concert revival of Gatsby: A Musical which has been filmed at Cadogan Hall.

Adapted by director Linnie Reedman, and with music and lyrics by Joe Evans, the show is streaming 26th – 28th February 2021.

Last year Blake originated the role of Michael Mell in the London production of Be More Chill which broke all records at The Other Palace. He then starred as Mark in RENT at the Hope Mill Theatre. 

Blake’s other credits include starring as Rusty in the 30th Anniversary cast of Starlight Express in Germany and playing Straight Dave in Closer To Heaven at Above The Stag.


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In this episode, Blake discusses the filming process for Gatsby, making the role of Michael Mell his own, why he adores working with Arlene Phillips and lots more.

To book tickets for Gatsby: A Musical , visit

Follow Blake on Instagram: @BlakePatrickAndersonUK

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