Recent theatre credits include: Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun (Crucible Theatre – Sheffield), Love Me Tender (Original UK Cast), Forbidden Broadway (Menier Chocolate Factory and West End), Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory), and Therese Raquin (Finborough Theatre). Ben played The Phantom in the original Australian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, Love Never Dies (The Really Useful Company). For his performance Ben received a Helpmann Award nomination and won the Judith Johnson Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the 2012 Sydney Theatre Awards.
Other theatre credits include: Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music (Opera Australia), Sir Galahad in Spamalot (Original Australian cast) directed by Mike Nichols, Urinetown (Sydney Theatre Company), Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical (Original Australian cast), The Odyssey (Malthouse and Black Swan Theatre Company), Side by Side By Sondheim (Theatre Royal, Sydney), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (WildRumpus), The Windows Project (Darlinghurst Theatre), and Metro Street (Production Company).
FILM and TELEVISION
The Phantom in Love Never Dies (Universal Pictures/The Really Useful Company), Doctors (BBC Television), McLeod’s Daughters (Channel 9 Australia).
Ben has also performed as a solo artist at numerous major events including West End Live! (Trafalgar Square – London), Carols By Candlelight (Channel Nine Australia), 2012 Helpmann Awards, and 2007 APEC Summit (Sydney Opera House).
Ben has recorded Original Cast Albums for Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical and Morgan’s Run (ABC Classics/Symphony Australia), worked extensively as a concert artist, and has worked in radio drama for the BBC. Last year Ben returned to Australia to perform as a guest soloist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House.
A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Ben is a proud member of Actor’s Equity.