Interview: Rebecca McKinnis, Heidi in Dear Evan Hansen & Margaret in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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Rebecca is currently appearing in the UK premiere of You Are Here at the Southwark Playhouse. 

The musical is described as a “hilarious and heart-breaking tour-de-force musical that will leave you cheering for the resilience of the human spirit”.

Just a few of Rebecca’s theatre credits include: Les Misérables, A Small Family Business, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Viva Forever, We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia, Taboo and The Sound Of Music Live.

Rebecca was part of the original West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as an understudy, and went on to take over as Margaret to tremendous acclaim. After Jamie she jumped straight into the West End premiere of Dear Evan Hansen as Heidi. 


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Rebecca discusses the return of theatre and why You Are Here is such a special show as well as the moment she was offered the role of Margaret in Jamie, why she relates so strongly to Heidi in DearEvan Hansen and lots more. 

You Are Here runs at the Southwark Playhouse until Saturday 12th June 2021. Visit for tickets.

Follow Rebecca on Twitter: @RebeccaMcKinni6

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins. 

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